|Hiking Trail Conditions Report|
||Carter Dome, NH|
||Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Carter Moriah Trail, Carter Dome Trail|
|Date of Hike:
||Sunday, March 14, 2021|
|Parking/Access Road Notes:
||19M plowed and has ample parking. |
||Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Ice - Breakable Crust, Snow - Unpacked Powder, Snow - Drifts, Snow/Ice - Postholes |
||Snowshoes, Ice Axe |
|Water Crossing Notes:
||Bridge over but be careful with evidence of thawing. |
|Trail Maintenance Notes:
||Saw two well behaved wolf pups. |
||Evidence of snow fleas (springtails) on Carter Dome trail |
|Lost and Found:
||Carter-Moriah Ridge from Carter Notch Hut to Carter Dome is all covered. The quarter mile from hut to viewpoint is EXTREMELY steep, over 6 feet of ice/snow on trail with evidence of postholes from warmer temperature of last week. Ice axe is highly recommend for self arrest. |
Forecast was for 50mph wind with 1 inch snow at summit, on par with condition up there.
Carter Dome trail is lightly packed but is already covered by snow drift. Cannot do without snowshoes.
19M is well packed snow, only spikes are needed.
||Alpine-ness sense |
Disclaimer: Reports are not verified - conditions may vary. Use at own risk. Always be prepared when hiking. Observe all signs. Trail conditions reports are not substitutes for weather reports or common sense.