Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, NH
Trails: Dicey's Mill Trail, Tom Wiggin Trail, Blueberry Ledge Trail, Rollins Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, October 7, 2012
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Large lot with portapot at Ferncroft Rd. parking. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Standing/Running Water on Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Crossing on Tom Wiggin Tr. was rock hop on wet rocks and we used the large tree to walk across on the Dicey's Mill Tr. (large surface and about 20' across). 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Few blowdowns throughout loop with only troublesome one being about 1 mile out from trailhead on Dicey's Mill Tr..  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one dog charging up and down in the worse section of ledge on Blueberry Ledge Tr. making us a little nervous, but as previous posters have written some dogs will love the ledges while others may be uncomfortable with them. Water scarce in upper sections. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Emerel had heard from another hiker on his Friday hike that her favorite route used the Tom Wiggin Tr.. Thank you to that hiker for the suggestion. Was enjoyable route up adding a mix of trail grades into this loop. Trail is fairly steep and has loose small rocks and some larger slippery ones so the signage by WODC on either end stating "Not recommended" is a good idea and might be difficult staying on your feet if you were descending. Ledges dry and only short stretches of wet trail.  
Name: franco 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2012-10-08 
Link: https:// 
Bookmark and Share Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.

Copyright 2009-2023, All Rights Reserved