Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Middle Carter, NH
Trails: Imp Trail, North Carter Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, July 18, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: There is a lot at both the Northern and Southern ends of the Imp Trail each with room for ~15 vehicles. They were about 1/2 full at 8:30a. You can probably park along Rt 16 also. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Minor/Avoidable 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Easy rock hopping 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: No crazy steep parts, should be dog friendly. 
Bugs: None 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Trails are in good condition, but expect streams going down the middle of the trail. On Carter-Moriah I stepped in mud where I sank up to one knee, and then the other (> 2' deep). On the way back, we ran into another hiker that sank just as deep in the exact same spot. If you look carefully, it is avoidable, but not obvious.

It is a bit steeper, but the northern Imp trail goes by Imp Face, which has excellent views. The Middle Carter summit is marked by a nonobvious small cairn and has no view, but a few minutes down affords some good lunch spots with beautiful views.  
Name: johni 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-07-18 
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