Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks South Carter, Middle Carter, NH
Trails: Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Carter Dome Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, North Carter Trail, Imp Trail, Camp Dodge Cutoff
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, February 19, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 19 Mile Brook Trailhead nicely plowed out. Some icey 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow - Drifts, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Frozen over, bridges - but likely to weaken or disappear in this warm spell 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some blow downs on Carter Dome Trail but a lot of messy ones in Carter-Moriah between Zeta Pass and South Carter summit. Insignificant ones between South & Middle Carter 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one running up 19 Mile Brook Trail 
Bugs: Snow fleas  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: 19 Mile Brook Trail is very packed - some places down to ice. Carter Done Trail has some annoying blowdowns that easily crawled under or climbed over. With the melting snow and heavy traffic, these segments are becoming more icey. Carter-Moriah Trail was great - except for the blowdowns which significantly slowed our pace. We had planned to do an out & Back but decided to go down North Carter & South Imp. Met some great hikers -Bill & Bill - on the trail and they provided clear markings (3 arrows) for Dodge Camp cutoff and the. They and Bill’s wife gave us a ride back to the trailhead. Great views on the ridge line ... gorgeous weather but snow became sticky on the ridge causing balling under the snowshoes. Heidi’s 26/48 and 27/48 and her 6th & 7th winter 4K. We had a great time and really appreciated Bill, Bill, and Diane. A great day in the mountains!!  
Name: Richard Harris 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-02-20 
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