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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Carter Dome, South Carter, Middle Carter, NH
Trails
Trails: Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Carter Dome Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, North Carter Trail, Imp Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, April 21, 2014
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: No issues. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Blue, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow - Wet/Sticky 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: All crossings have open water but are easy to get across.  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A couple of blowdowns on the Carter-Moriah trail between the 2 jcts. to Mt. Hight. I post-holed when by-passing one of them and measured 3 ft of snow. Some blowdowns on North Carter but they have been there for awhile and are not a problem. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Cinnilla navigated the crossings and the ice-floats with caution but had no difficulties anywhere. The mushy snow later in the day makes for tiring conditions. 
Bugs
Bugs: A few flies were out. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The mono-rail (where present) is quite stable but narrow.
There is significant ice-floats on the Imp trail - with water running over the ice in many places.
The choice of "foot-wear" is a bit of a challenge. I used snow-shoes between Zeta Pass and and the Imp-North Carter jct. Elsewhere I either bare-booted or used light traction.  
Name
Name: LongMark 
E-Mail
E-Mail: perfrost@yahoo.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2014-04-21 
Link
Link: http:// 
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