|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Carter Dome, NH|
||Wild River Trail, Black Angel Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, Rainbow Trail, Wild River Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Saturday, July 22, 2017|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||Lot at Wild River Campground nearly full at 6AM an full at 4PM. Fee lot.
||Dry Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||Went upstream about a hundred feet to find some good dry rocks to hop across on for Wild River. The 3 upper crossings of the Wild River were easy as well as Red Brook and Spruce Brook. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||I cleared about 20 small blowdowns with a handsaw and clipped some branches as I hiked. Many step over and duck under blowdowns on the Wild River Trail and Black Angel Trail. The Carter-Moriah Trail and Rainbow Trail are outside the wilderness and they were all clear of blowdowns. |
|Lost and Found:
||Nice day for a long loop and 1 4K peak. Temps from 60 to 80 with sunny sky and some clouds. Saw about 16 hikers. My first time on the Rainbow Trail. Nice view from the open section below Carter Dome. The Moriah Brook Trail bridge over the Wild River has been removed with all the old lumber and cables piled up neatly near the Wild River Trail. I have not heard if the bridge will be rebuilt, It may be on the WMNF website. Will have to check. Another great day on the trails. |
||Rick S. |
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.