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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks Carter Dome, South Carter, Middle Carter, NH
Trails
Trails: Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Carter Dome Trail, Carter Moriah Trail, North Carter Trail, Imp Trail, Camp Dodge Cutoff
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, February 6, 2021
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: When you park at Nineteen Mile parking lot, please pull in as close as possible to the next car, as cars were three deep by mid-day, I was told. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Some blowdowns. You will be on your hands and knees a couple of times. 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs
Bugs:  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Up Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail (up and back to Carter Dome), down North Carter Trail to Imp Trail and through Joe Dodge camp.

Someone ahead of us didn't have snow shoes on, and for the entire Carter-Moriah trail, postholed thigh deep at least thirty times. People think they have to be tough to hike. The real tough guys are the ones who are able to admit that today is not the day. That poor idiot could have really hurt himself, and utterly destroyed the trail for those of us who followed.

Although the trail up to Carter Dome is now a highway, the Carter-Moriah from Zeta pass to North Carter trailhead is not. Snow shoes are a necessity.  
Name
Name: B the Hiker 
E-Mail
E-Mail: bsecret@hotmail.com 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2021-02-08 
Link
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