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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks South Carter, Middle Carter, Mt. Lethe, NH
Trails
Trails: 19 Mile Brook, Carter Dome Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, North Carter Trail, Imp Trail, Dodge cutoff to Rt16 loop
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, November 7, 2009
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Parking area was overflowing on my return. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Mud, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: No problems rock hopping; rocks weren't ice capped. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: 1 walkaround of a dual white birch blowdown going up to S. Carter. It was too big for my pack saw. Others no problem. Imp trail not well blazed but easy enough to follow. North Carter has a section eroded into a deep trench. All signs present. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: The mighty tough little dog had no problems but plenty of fun. 
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: A variety of trail conditions kept it interesting. Other than two nice young guys doing the loop in reverse, one young woman and one large group of Joe Dodge hikers we had the route above 19 Mile Brook to ourselves. Traction not necessary but there were a few icy/slippery spots and many in the large group wore some light traction. I recommended light traction because it simply is good practice at this time of year. Very little wind but less sunshine than forecast. A pretty fair day for November; darn good for a Saturday in November.  
Name
Name: Pepper and Me 
E-Mail
E-Mail: windriversjohn@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2009-11-07 
Link
Link: http:// 
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