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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Mt. Whiteface, NH
Trails
Trails: Flat Mountain Pond Trail, McCrillis Trail, Rollins Trail, Blueberry Ledge Trail, McCrillis Path
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, October 26, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: we were the only vehicle in the Whiteface Intervale Road parking area. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Mud - Minor/Avoidable, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Leaves - Significant/Slippery, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All were rock hopped or stepped over. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Flat Mountain Pond Trail was difficult to follow just before and after the Whiteface River water crossing. Once on the McCrillis Tr. the foot bed became easier to follow. McCrillis Path reroute was difficult to follow hiking in the southwest direction untill it hooked back up with the ski trails in this area just before breaking out onto Whiteface Intervale Road. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Rueben was cautious coming down the ledges.  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: McCrillis Trail was pretty dry up to 2,800' then sticky snow from trace to 6"-8" until the rock scrambles near the top. At the junction with Blueberry Ledge Tr. dept was nearly 10" and still not very slippery but light traction is advisable. By the time we returned from Whiteface the Blueberry Ledge Tr. was pretty well worn and although slick was managed with caution as the snow was melting off the steepest of the ledges. McCrillis Path started out very nice for the first mile and then an arrow pointed to a reroute back up the ridge, this section should be hiked with great care to follow as blazes were almost non-existing and the foot bed was completely covered with newly fallen leaves. It will be difficult to follow after several inches of snow until someone breaks it out. It seems to parallel the National Forest Boundary until it returns to the upper section of the ski trails.  
Name
Name: FranM 
E-Mail
E-Mail: maineri@metrocast.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-10-28 
Link
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