|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Mt. Whiteface, Mt. Passaconaway, Square Ledge, NH|
||Kate Sleeper Trail, Rollins Trail, Dicey's Mill Trail, Walden Trail, Square Ledge Trail, herd path, Square Ledge Branch Trail, Oliverian Brook Trail, Route 112|
|Date of Hike:
||Thursday, June 15, 2017|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Plenty @ Oliverian Brook lot when I finished mid-afternoon. |
||Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Mud - Significant |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||You might get a toe wet on a couple of southern crossings of the Oliverian Brook. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||New-looking fallen trees noted on Square Ledge, Square Ledge Branch and Oliverian Brook Trails. |
||Didn't see any. |
||Mosquitoes were out and hungry along the Oliverian Brook Trail this afternoon. Black flies at higher elevations starting mid-late morning. |
|Lost and Found:
||LOST: an orange bug-bracelet, probably a half mile or so north of Whiteface. If found please discard...or keep it and see if it works for you. ||
||Day 2 of a Sandwich overnight...|
Kate Sleeper Trail south of Downes Brook Trail was a little wet in areas as was some of the final push on Dicey's Mill Trail. No significant issues on Rollins, Walden, Square Ledge or Square Ledge Branch Trails. The northern section of the Oliverian Brook Trail exhibited a few felled trees, stretches of wet and mud, along with it being a little brushy in spots. The Square Ledge herd path is probably visited just enough to keep it from being grown in.
After waking up off of Kate Sleeper Trail I topped Whiteface in no time and enjoyed a morning walk around the Bowl with lunch on Square Ledge. Other than five folks near Passaconaway's summit and one other at the Square Ledge Trail/Pasaconaway Cutoff junction I didn't see anyone else all day.
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.