Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks South Carter, Middle Carter, North Carter, NH
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: Monday, February 21, 2022
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: 19 MB was half full in the morning and mid-afternoon. Overflow parking onto Rt 16 seemed to be from the weekend. 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Wet/Sticky, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes:  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Several well-behaved dogs out today. 
Bugs: One snow spider! 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: 19MB and Carter Dome trail were firm in the morning, so micro spikes worked well. The Carter Moriah trail portions in the sun started to get sticky by late morning. Most of our group of 4 took spikes off due to balling at Middle Carter and continued in bareboots. The quick spur from the junction to N. Carter summit was very choppy and soft. Snowshoes would help compact this section of trail. The North Carter trail was bareboot-able, with the trail conditions softening with the warm temps. Imp Trail had many more frozen postholes, and soft ice sections, so the micros went back on. The cut-off to Dodge Camp is clear and well-traveled.
The views of the northern Presis with the stunning clouds over and around them was fantastic today. Although we heard the wind, it was higher than we were. A great hike!  
Name: Chris C. 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2022-02-22 
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