Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Wildcat A, Wildcat B, Wildcat C, Wildcat D, NH
Trails: Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Wildcat Ridge Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Thursday, July 9, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Plenty of room at the Nineteen Mile Brook trailhead. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: The larger brooks on the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail had bridges. Two smaller brooks on the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail were easily crossed. No water crossings on the Wildcat Ridge Trail from Ninetten Mile Brook Trail to Wildcat D. 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Trails in good condition. One ~8; diameter evergreen across Nineteen Mile Brook Trail between the new bridge and the dam. Some birches across Nineteen Mile Brook Trail above junction with Carter Dome Trail. Some downed trees on the Wildcat Ridge Trail. All of the blow downs were easy to get by. Bog bridges in good condition except one broken plank on a two plank bog bridge on the Wildcat Ridge Trail. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Saw one dog.  
Bugs: Most of the time there were no problems with bugs. There were a few pesky bugs in the vicinity of Wildcat A around 2:00PM. 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: As noted in the White Mountain Guide, the Wildcat Ridge Trail requires more effort than one might think from looking at a map. Lots of ups and downs with some rough footing in places. The ridge does provide the best views of Mt Washington's eastern ravines. Still snow in the upper lip of Tuckerman Ravine, at the head of Raymond Cataract, and the eastern slope above the Alpine Garden.
Saw some AT thru hikers (both northbound and southbound). Many local hikers. Nineteen Mile Brook was running strong from the recent rains (trail does not cross this brook).  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-07-09 
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