Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks South Baldface, North Baldface, Carter Dome, Middle Carter, NH
Trails: Baldface Circle Trail, Eagle Link, Wild River Trail, Rainbow Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, Moriah Brook Trail, Highwater Trail, Black Angel Trail, Basin Rim Trail
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, May 27, 2023
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes:  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Wet Trail, Wet/Slippery Rock, Ice - Breakable Crust, Standing/Running Water on Trail, Mud - Significant, Snow/Ice - Monorail (Unstable), Snow/Ice - Postholes, Slush 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Moriah Brook: Rock Hopping and Wading High Water Trail: Big Jumps or Wading 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: Baldface Circle Trail: Good condition Eagle Link Trail: Overgrowth, blowdowns Wild River Trail: Overgrowth, blowdowns, planks broken Moriah Brook Trail: Overgrowth, blowdowns, difficult to follow trail at times Highwater Trail: difficult to follow trail at times Carter Moriah Trail: Blowdowns Basin Rim Trail: Good Condition Meader Ridge Trail: Good Condition 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes:  
Bugs: Mosquitos and black flies below roughly 4000"  
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
Comments: Did a loop over memorial day weekend.
Baldface Circle: Good conditions, challenging but fun bouldering
Eagle Link + Wild River Trail: Overgrown, boggy, mossy, but passable and beautiful
Perkins Notch Tentsite: Good conditions
Rainbow Trail: Good conditions to start, but deep snow for the last 3/4 mile. Difficult postholing, with icy streams below the snow
Some camping spots on Carter Dome and Zeta pass
Carter Moriah Trail: Hard-packed snow, but some steps will sink in. Alternating with wet bouldering. Some streams flowing down boulders approaching Imp Mtn
Moriah Brook Trail: Beautiful, good condition, lost the trail a few times though. Some river crossings you need to wade.
Highwater Trail: Good condition, but difficult to follow trail at times. Difficult river crossings, very high flow.
Black Angel Trail: Good conditions
Blue Brook Tentside: Super buggy but otherwise good
Basin Rim Trail: Good conditions
Meader Rim Trail: Good conditions
Baldface Circle Trail: Good conditions  
Name: Jeremy 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2023-05-29 
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