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Hiking Trail Conditions Report
Peaks
Peaks South Carter, Middle Carter, Mt. Lethe, NH
Trails
Trails: Nineteen Mile Brook Trail, Carter Dome Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail, bushwhack, North Carter Trail, Imp Trail, Camp Dodge Cutoff, Route 16
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Saturday, April 15, 2017
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: adequate parking at 19 Mile Brook trailhead 
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Dry Trail, Wet Trail, Ice - Blue, Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow - Spring Snow, Snow/Ice - Postholes 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes, Light Traction 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: no worries 
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes: lot of debris and small blowdowns 
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: perfect conditions for my 2 Labs, Ella and Eva. They had a blast, but were disappointed to only meet 2 other hikers all day. 
Bugs
Bugs: abundant snowfleas 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Used microspikes on the hard-packed/icy Nineteen Mile Brook Trail to jct of Carter Dome Trail, then nearly to Zeta Pass. Snowshoes essential from Zeta on across the ridge to South and Middle Carter, plus the short bushwhack to Mt. Lethe. Kept snowshoes on for North Carter Trail until Imp jct. then barebooted to Camp Dodge Cutoff. Bare ground alternating with small ice patches. Beautiful day on the ridge and had it mostly to ourselves. Only 1 other hiker headed the other direction on the ridge, plus 1 hiker ascending North Carter Trail.  
Name
Name: Donna D 
E-Mail
E-Mail: winnie@vermontel.net 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2017-04-17 
Link
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