Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Whiteface Mountain, Piper Mountain, NH
Trails: Whiteface Mountain Trail, Whiteface-Piper Link, Vista Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, December 17, 2010
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Park at what looks like a turnaround at the end of the paved portion of Belknap Mtn. Road, the trail starts two houses up the dirt road on the left marked with and an obvious sign 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Blue 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Only one easy one on Whiteface Mtn trail, half the rocks were iced, but enough not to make it easy 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Nice am hike. I carried but did not use light traction and would advise the same. Whiteface Mtn trail has avoidable solid ice patches. Whiteface-Piper link is scenic, has a nice section of ledges of a descent length, this was trickiest section in that some minorly creative footwork, going around trail was needed to avoid some very large and thick blue ice flow. Vista trail to semi open ledges on south part of Piper is one of most scenic areas in Belknaps, ice wasn't to tricky due. If a thin layer of snow shows up soon be aware of the large blue ice flows that it will be hiding.  
Name: John in NH 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2010-12-17 
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