Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Carter Dome, Mt. Hight, South Carter (attempt), Middle Carter (attempt), NH
Trails: Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Carter Moriah Trail, Carter Dome Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Friday, May 22, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Wet/Slippery Rock, Snow - Drifts, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Had to wade through one of the rivers to get through. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Entire ridge is in horrible shape. Signs are buried, and trees are fallen all over the trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Nothing bothersome. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Lost a pair of micro spikes near the hut. 
Comments: Nineteen mile river trail, Zeta trail, carter dome trail, Carter moriah trail

Nice hike up to the lakes, but from there was not a fun day. Above 4000 feet there is easily 6-10 feet of snow, and I forgot snowshoes, so I was posting every 5 feet for the next 2 miles. The trail on the ridge isn't well marked, and hard to follow. I got off trail and had to bushwhack my way back to the western side of the mountain before I finally found the trail and descended. Without snowshoes, the ridge is nearly impassable.  
Name: nate seybert 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-05-23 
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