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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Middle Carter, South Carter, Carter Dome, Wildcat A, Wildcat B, Wildcat C, Wildcat D, Wildcat E, NH
Trails
Trails: Camp Dodge Cutoff, Imp Trail, North Carter Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Wildcat Ridge Trail, Lost Pond Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, February 1, 2013
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parked at Great Gulf. Only car.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Ice - Black, Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No problems.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Only a couple duckunders. Some walkarounds. I found lots of garbage/ dropped items exposed by the warm temps and rain. Threw tons of branches off  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Wildcat ridge trail from Wildcat E down not dog friendly 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: I was afraid I would be hiking on one big sheet of ice today, or possibly some predicted snow. Instead the trails were generally in great shape. Other than a few areas of ice and some postholing, the trails are basically all like white concrete monorail. Light traction was perfect. Crampons would be wise in Carter Notch and on descent from Wildcat E. Winds milder than predictions. Snow about half inch accum all day. Some decent views on and off all day. Great day in the Whites. Even got picked up quickly hitching back to car.  
Name
Name: Wayne 
E-Mail
E-Mail: Pfwayne@hotmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2013-02-01 
Link
Link: http:// 
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