Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Imp Shelter, North Carter, Middle Carter, South Carter, Carter Dome , NH
Trails: Stony Brook Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, Carter Dome Trail, Nineteen Mile Brook Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Monday, January 25, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Both Stony Brook trailhead and 19MB trailhead plowed for access  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Stable), Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable) 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Crossing on Stony Brook trail is bridged nice 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: A few leaders. I took care of some small ones with my saw 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Overnight trip up to Imp Shelter with a couple friends. Bare booted until last crossing on Stony Brook trail then snowshoes from there. C-M has seen very little traffic from the junction to Imp shelter. Snowshoes absolutely a must. I broke solo from the shelter to North Carter trail. I forgot how much of a bear North Carter was and I was swimming in snow at times. Drifts to waist deep on this stretch. My friends packed out behind me so the route is open. From North Carter trail it is a nice (albeit still soft) trough along the Carters. Snowshoes stayed on until the low junction with 19MB where things start getting bony and spikes are just fine.  
Name: BK Noonan  
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-01-25 
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