Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Middle Carter, South Carter, Carter Dome, Wildcat A, Wildcat B, Wildcat C, Wildcat D, NH
Trails: Imp Trail, North Carter Trail, Carter Moriah Trail, Wildcat Ridge Trail, ski trails
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 25, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Trace/Minimal Depth, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Small Patches 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Traction, Ice Axe 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Minor water crossing at the start of the imp trail. There was enough ice to make it passable. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Two day trek to bad the Carters and the Wildcats. The trails were in great shape, but I highly recommend having crampons for parts if not all of the trip. 2 of us had them, and two of us had spikes but everyone wanted crampons. The ice coming down to the carter hut from carter dome was much more mangeable with crampons, but traction is mandatory. Anyone we met with microspikes told us not to go that way. There was more snow from south carter to carter dome, but nothing that was too deep. Very very minor postholing if you weren't careful but the monorail held the entire time.

Started to snow on us day two and tracks quickly were disappearing. Up from the hut was mangeable with snowshoes, but traction was preferred. Likely to be much more snow up there now, but the ice underneath is worth considering.  
Name: Pete 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-02-26 
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