Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks Middle Carter, South Carter, Carter Dome, Wildcat A, Wildcat D, NH
Trails: Camp Dodge Cutoff, Imp Trail, North Carter Trail, Carter Moriah Trail, Wildcat Ridge Trail, Polecat ski trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: plenty of parking at 19 mile brook (no fresh glass that I saw) and at the ski area..note that C lot gate locked at 4PM.. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment:  
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: very dry throughout..the only water to watch your step on around the northern pond at Carter Notch 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: no blowdowns of note no signs on peaks which just seems silly 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: not much water for dogs except for 19 mile brook 
Bugs: zero 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: what a fine day..parked at 19 mile brook and roadwalked to Camp Dodge where we took the evident tho brushy cut-off there. Imp trail dry and smooth sailing..North Carter the same with a few brushy spots and some trailwork evident. Carter Moriah the driest I have ever seen it with smooth sailing to the notch. Ascent to wildcat A in good shape with very brushy spots after the first turn. Ridge trail very tight and brushy in spots especially around C peak.

Polecat dry and easy going with wildflowers galore but disappointed not to find any strawberries. Patty and Quince joined us to the ridge then a good day out with Bryan. First time I have done this traverse..Pretty good going without the mud...  
Name: silverfox 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2011-07-20 
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