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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, Camp Dodge Cutoff, Route 16
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty of space at 19MB trailhead PL 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Ice - Black, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction, Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: the usually reported blow downs (for this winter) on CD and C-M  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs: still no snow fleas 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: The Major and I had a nice hike today. Trail and weather conditions were great, except the snow was sticking to the snowshoes a bit from Zeta Pass to North Carter trail junction, wherever the sun was shining on the trail; and the air temperature was too warm for my liking. Snow cover seemed thin for the end of Feb, and surprisingly the post-holing was minimal. We wore spikes or HHP crampons from the car to the last stream crossing up CD trail(~2600' elev), then switched to snowshoes, which we wore until about 15 minutes from the Dodge Cut-Off--at which point we went back to spikes or HHP crampons. Met Jason going the other way doing MC through Cat D, and fell in with Tom at Carter Dome (who had came up on C-M trail, for which he said crampons were necessary) for the rest of the hike.  
Name
Name: RonK 
E-Mail
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Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-02-27 
Link
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