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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Middle Carter, South Carter, Carter Dome, NH
Trails
Trails: Imp Connector, Imp Trail, North Carter Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, Nineteen Mile Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 19mb lot plowed, only two other cars today 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Couple blowdowns on 19mb but nothing like a normal autumn  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found: Found blue trekking pole, contact me if it’s yours.  
 
Comments
Comments: Overall trails are soft but packed.. Conditions vary from beautiful snowshoe track to rototilled soft snow to hip deep postholes to crap transition season half-streambed. I wore Snowshoes all day, though probably unnecessary on 19mb below the junction with Carter Dome Trail. Couple inches of snow last night/today, and warmer temps coming...recommend snowshoes for the majority of these trails to help pack things down.

Only 1-2 intrepid bare booters had done the section between Carter Dome summit and Notch...I can’t imagine they had fun considering the depth of their postholes. My one descending snowshoe track is there but hopefully an army of snowshoers goes thru this week to smooth it out.  
Name
Name: woodsyjess 
E-Mail
E-Mail: woodsyjess@gmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2020-12-22 
Link
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