About 3/4 of the way to Carter Dome a third hiker opted to hike down. The Carter Dome trail ascends gradually, and then steeply switches you back up the mountain (this is a photograph is from the Wilderness Map Company’s “Exploring New Hampshire’s White Mountains” trail map). To get there, take Old Jackson Road north, starting at the trailhead behind the visitors center and follow signs for Crew Cut Trail. Wind at summit was 10-25 knots. We decided to take the Carter Dome Trail up as it looked broken out and it is a little more gradual than hiking up to Carter Dome from the hut. Rime ice on the trail signs. This route has an elevation gain of about 3401.4 ft and is rated as hard. Complete with a cool stash of prizes! Alternatively, if the Blanchard loop ski trail is broken and skiing well for those wishing for a cross country ski. From there, we will go up the Carter-Moriah Trail to the peak and do our thing. The group had just started to descend the Black Angel Trail from the Carter Dome Trail and were approximately 5 miles in from Route 16 when the call for help went out. The Carter Dome Trail continues on a gradual grade, although somewhat steeper than the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail. Here, stay left onto the Carter Dome Trail for another 1.9 miles until you reach the junction with Zeta Pass to your right, and the Carter-Moriah Trail (Appalachian Trail) to your left. Going north the trail is much easier on the tired legs between Zeta Pass and Moriah, except the hike out down Moriah can be real monotonous. Carter Dome rises steeply above Carter Notch - if you look closely you can see the AMC hut by the pond in the lower right corner of this picture (2018-02-18). The hut is open for full-service from early June to mid-September, offering meals and overnight accommodations, and is open for … Wide, bald summit with great 360 degree views. From the east, the Black Angel Trail is the route to take from the Wild River Campground. Even in the trees, winds approached 5-8 knots at times. Micro spikes are needed today. 2019-02-16. Our route would take us up the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail to the Carter Dome Trail and onto the Carter-Moriah Trail to the summit of Carter Dome. Carter Dome (4832′) lies on the eastern edge of the White Mountains immediately east of the Presidentials. This has good footing and easy grades almost all the time. Trail Rankings #165 in White Mountain Nationa ... Current Trail Conditions Update Conditions. I consumed some calories in the form of several Kit-kat bars and headed on. Carter Dome Difficult. It's about 10.5 miles round trip, with about 3500 feet of elevation gain. They had just started down Black Angel Trail when they made the call. Then, the Carter- Moriah Trail back to Mt. This was a weird one. Crusty snow everywhere. The only places I saw people were at the Carter Notch Hut and Carter Lakes, and on the 1.2 mile section of the Carter-Moriah Trail that led from the hut to Carter Dome. Hight (L) and Carter Dome (R) from South Carter viewpoint The trek over to Middle Carter offers a couple nice viewpoints, which I made sure to fully enjoy, before making the summit itself, which is right alongside the trail and a couple small viewpoints again are nearby on short herd paths. This loop is especially beautiful to hike in early October when the leaves begin to change color. Carter Dome, the 9th-highest peak in New England at 4832', features stunning views of the Presidentials to the west and the wilds of the Wild River basin to the east. Have fun either way! Carter Notch is the impressive cleft between Carter Dome on … Out and backed that - no evidence of any tracks going to Hight at that time (or Rainbow or Black Angel). Height, a subsidiary peak to Carter Dome and well worth the trip. Hight, a sometimes-overlooked "unofficial" peak just north of Carter Dome. I was now starting to think that I might add South and Middle Carters today. The easiest route is by the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome trails (rt: 10.0 miles, 3,350 feet, 6:40). • NH County Highpoints: Jan 15 • NH 4000 Footers: Feb 1 • NH 52 With A View: Feb 15 • NH Belknap Range: Mar 1 • Northeast Highpoints: Mar 15 • NY Great Range: April 5 • NH Presi Range: April 19 • NH AMC Huts: May 3 • VT 4000 Footers: May 17 The group hiked the Bog Brook Trail, then Rainbow Trail to the Carter Dome Trail. Date. While the trail passes over Middle Carter, there is a short summit spur trail to South Carter on the right. The fun part: To avoid "PPP" symptoms, we decided to awaken at 4am, and try to start hiking around 6:00. When you reach South Carter, you can just make out Carter Dome to the southeast. Trail Guide Although this was a long route, it was mostly easy and sparsely populated. Carter Dome, Gorham, NH. Dogs are also able to use this trail … Unknown See History. Trailhead: 1000; Carter Dome summit: 1400; back at car: 1730. Carter Dome Trail: 1.9 miles Carter-Moriah Trail: 2.6 miles Nineteen-Mile Brook Trail: .4 miles Wildcat Ridge Trail: 2.8 miles Polecat Ski Trail: 2.6 miles Route 16: 2.5 miles Total Miles: 14.7 (elevation gain, around 5,000) Trip Report: - On trail at 7:45, finished at 3pm. 2007 / April. The AMC’s Carter Notch Hut is located at 3,288 ft. at the junction of the Carter-Moriah and Nineteen-Mile Brook Trails (1.2 miles from Carter Dome). The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October. It’s in good company near Middle and South Carter as well as Wildcat Mountain. They were descending the Black Angel Trail from Carter Dome in Bean’s Purchase, New Hampshire, when their call for help went out Sunday. At the junction for Nineteen Mile Brook trail and Carter Dome trail, take the Carter Dome trail to the Carter-Moriah Trail. The AT runs over Carter Dome, rising up from Carter Notch and contining north on the Carter Ridge. Haight, and Zeta Pass. If doing South Carter alone take the Nineteen Mile and Carter Dome trails to Zeta Pass, then the Carter-Moriah trail to South Carter (rt: 9.2 miles, 2,950 feet, 6:05). Delete I was feeling pretty good and the trail and weather conditions were good. As he is a very experienced winter hiker, he was fine to hike down himself. Add Check-In. I went up Carter Dome Trail from 19M trying to avoid the steep section from the hut to the Dome. From Route 16 take 19 Mile Brook Trail to Carter Dome trail, to the Carter-Moriah Trail via the Zeta Pass to Mt. From Carter Dome, the route drops back into the Wild River Wilderness down the Black Angel Trail, one of the prettiest and most remote trails in the Whites. Same conditions persisted up South Carter and Middle Carter. Continue along the Carter Moriah Trail for 0.2 miles, passing through an area of blown down trees, the casualty of winter storms. A new batch of TrailsNH Trail Map Quizzes go live January - June. Carter Dome - 10th Round Wildcats, Middle & South Carter, Moriah - 9th Round Wildcat A - 100th White Mountain 4,000-footer in 2015 6th Complete Wildcats, Carters, Moriah Traverse. Beautiful, warm, spring weather and great views and company Trail Conditions: When I reached the Carter Dome Trail junction there was a coating of snow. (Saturday) Via 19 Mile Brook trail, Carter Dome trail. We have about 2 … Duration. Carter Dome Trail: 1.9 miles Nineteen Mile Brook Trail: 1.9 miles Total Miles: 12.4 Trip Report: - Solo hike, weather was terrific (65 degrees) up until Carter Notch Hut - Wildcat Ridge Trail was steeper than I expected! - Magnificent views from the top Wildcat ski area into the ravines of Mount Washington and the Northern Presidentials The very best views in the range, though, are arguably to be seen from the bare summit of Mt. Height cut off. Nineteen Mile Brook Trail to Carter Notch is a 7.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gorham, New Hampshire that features a river and is rated as difficult. 25 dF +/- and partly cloudy. We planned on taking the same trails back down being concerned that the steep side of Carter Dome going down to Carter Notch would be icy and difficult. From the Carter Notch area take the Carter-Moriah Ridge Trail about 1.2 miles straight up to reach the summit. Conditions History. Start hiking up the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail for 1.9 miles until you reach a junction with the Carter Dome Trail. South Carter and Carter Dome 9/8/2019 11.6 miles round trip Around 4000 feet of elevation gain Hey there, everyone! Notes. Mileage. Carter Dome is a 11.6 mile (27,000-step) route located near Gorham, New Hampshire, USA. Carter Dome. CARTERS Trade Portal If you’re a CARTERS Trade Account Holder, you can access our product catalogue via CARTERS Trade Portal.For more information and to get access to the CARTERS Trade Portal, please contact your local branch or Account manager today. Right now, the route plan is to hike up the the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail (it’s not a 19 mi hike, don’t worry) up to the junction of the Carter-Moriah Trail which is near the ponds at at Carter Hut right near the base of the Dome itself. The Carter Dome Loop trail connects nineteen mile trail to Carter Notch, Carter Dome, Mt. The right branch continues along the brook arriving at the impressive Carter Notch in another 1.8 miles. Photo by Allison Coleman. After crossing the tributary to the Nineteen Mile Brook several times, the trail gets slightly steeper, makes a few switchbacks, and works its way up to the Zeta Pass (which we were affectionately calling the Catherine Zeta Pass). Rate Quality . Carter Dome. 10/13/14 - 19 Brook Trail on way up to Carter Dome and staying at Carter Notch Hut (2012-10-13). Be the first to rate! Day 2 Back to Zeta Pass then, with the Carter-Moriah to South Carter and over Middle Carter. Carter Dome. I decided that if I got back down to Zeta Pass from Carter Dome at noontime I would continue on to the other two summits. In addition to the one hiker’s unspecified condition, a drop in temperature combined with the wet clothing and … The weather report called for a cloudy and cool day. 2 miles in, the trail splits with the left branch heading toward Zeta Pass on the north side of Carter Dome. Reason being is the down and up after Carter Dome to Wildcat A, and then there are some bumps over the rest of the cats that will start to catch up on the legs. Heard second hand beta that section is wind swept/scarred/blue ice. Click here for larger-size photo. Hike to Carter Dome summit from Carter Notch hut. Find the best walking trails near you in … The forecast called for rain all day and thunderstorms. Molly and her dad still needed Carter Dome for the 48's so after talking with Dan and everyone at the house, we agreed to defy the predictions and around 8:00 converged on the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail in Pinkham's Notch. 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