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, roadwalk
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Sunday, February 20, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 19 MB lot was full - I got a spot and car right behind me got last spot at 10:30 AM. A couple of cars were also parked at Camp Dodge where there is room for a couple of cars. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Drifts 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Goggles 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: 2 on carter dome trail solidly snow bridged, 1 on imp trail also solidly snow bridged 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Carter Moriah from Zeta Pass over to North Carter Trail junction has a number of blowdowns and leaners, North Carter Trail has a couple of blowdowns and leaners, one blowdown on imp trail - most are easily gotten under - one on Carter Moriah before South Carter you'll need to duck low and one on North Carter you'll need to duck a little low. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw several dogs on the trail today all were having a great time! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: An amazingly bluebird sky day! Presidentials were an amazing sight! Skies were clear though winds on open ledges were really strong which required bundling up - but fortunately open stretches were short. Snowshoes were the footwear of choice of almost eveyone today. 19 MB a nice packed sidewalk as was Carter Dome up to Zeta Pass - Carter Moriah was also solidly packed though there were stretches that we drifted in though still solid - given the traffic today trail was easy to follow - there are many stretches you'll be pushing through branches. Carter Moriah heading towards North Carter saw only one set of boot tracks and they were sinking deep. North Carter Trail nicely packed out but at the top you'll also be pushing through banches in stretches - Imp was an absolute Joy heading down! Camp Dodge bushwack is pretty much an established and well packed out trail. Lots of people out today and a hello to the gentleman I met on the Bonds and Carrigain last summer!  
Name: Brian from Maine 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-02-20 
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