Helping it earn this reputation, its steep rock trails and 7,200 feet of climbing take you over six 4,000-foot summits. (27), Climber's Log Entries I do believe so! Lisa approaches the summit of Mt Hight. 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. I camped at the 19-Mile Brook Trail junction the night before and hiked up it early in the morning. From the summit, backtrack down the Carter Dome Trail until the Appalachian Trail and its white rectangular blazes bear off right. A few scrambles on the Carter Moriah trail, but not too bad. After the trails rejoin, hike another 0.8 miles to the summit of Carter Dome, the highest point on the traverse. Started from the hut and hit Carter Dome in the clouds rather quickly. The area of Mt Ruapehu around the crater is a high risk zone. This route shaves off 0.2 miles. Castleton Tower - July 21, 1999 with Chad Lake. (13), Additions & Corrections Dome Ridge Caution. Hight and hike 0.6 miles of the Carter Dome Trail until it rejoins the AT. The section climbing up Mt. This 3-4 day, 41 mile scenic loop climbs the Baldfaces, Carter Dome, South Carter, Middle Carter, and Mount Moriah, before looping back to Evans Notch through the Wild River Wilderness. Steep trail but fun. Great day for summitting the Dome. The So funny to be the highest peak in the range and to be covered by trees! This weekend I lucked out with a free stay at the Carter Notch Hut for 3 from someone who had members of their party back out. It begins in Evans Notch and passes through the Wild River Wilderness, climbing Carter Dome at the southern end of the Carter Moriah Trail. © 2006-2020 SummitPost.org. ; Yosemite 1999 an incomplete TR of a trip to climb with Karl Baba, August 1999.; Carter Dome Loop Trails - Winter hike, Jan 15, 2000.; Mt. The Nineteen Mile Brook Trail will take you to the source of the brook passing several fun water holes on the way. Most of the peakbaggers who climb Carter Dome approach it from the east and climb to the summit via Zeta Pass. Simon Carter Comewhatmay 2008-01-24 Awesome shots man, you have really got a passion for your photography stoehnercd 2008-02-05 Wow fantastic pics! Middle Carter Mountain (4,610 feet.) The easiest way to get to Mount Hight is to climb Carter Dome via the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome Trails. Finished the climb to the Carter Lakes and hiked down to the Carter Moriah Trail Junction (at the bottom of the descent from carter Dome) to take a photo of the morning sun on the Lakes. It was unfinished business. Children refers to the set of objects that logically fall under a given object. Blogging about my journey in rock & ice climbing. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from May until October. We used snowshoes from the hut to the Dome summit via the Carter Moriah Trail but aside from a dozen snowdrifts I think cramp-ons would have been faster and better on the black ice beneath the … Carter Dome Dayhike - 26/Jun/2003 By David Metsky. It was a clear day and there were beautiful views of Washington, which was snow-capped. Start your trip on the Bog Brook Trail, where you'll traverse color-splashed meadows (watch for deer and black bear) and cross several brooks before reaching the huff-and-puff Rainbow Trail that climbs the steep slope to Carter Dome's summit. Then you haven't hiked up and around Carter Dome in the Carter-Moriah Range. Just a note. Approx. I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. Standing on the summit, I looked out … Uneventful. Parents refers to a larger category under which an object falls. bjaminbjamin 2008-02-10 The Wildcats were exhausted in themselves, they’re steep and relentless when it comes to climbing up. Start your trip on the Bog Brook Trail, where you'll traverse color-splashed meadows (watch for deer and black bear) and cross several brooks before reaching the huff-and-puff Rainbow Trail that climbs the steep slope to Carter Dome's summit. After Carter Dome hit Mount Hight which has the best views in the whole Carter-Moriah Range. Hiked to the top with Chris under fair weather. Nearby Mount Washington is famous for having the worst weather in the world and the highest recorded wind speed on earth. Continue along the trail to the north shore of Lower Carter Lake, where you can look across to the boulder field known as The Rampart. Hight from Zeta Pass is brutally steep after already hitting the other peaks, but it's a fairly short section and Mt. View climbing weather forecasts by US state. I reached the Dome (4,832 feet) this time but it didn’t prove the highlight of the hike. All Rights Reserved. Learn more about how to join the New Hampshire 4,000-Footer Club … Carter Dome, South Carter, Middle Carter and Wildcat Mountain, New Hampshire. The Climb – Carter Dome. Also after clipping and getting situated, consider flipping the draw around, as Petzl doesn't recommend using the rubber end of the dogbone on the bolt side of the draw. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain Guide. We started this hike at the Glen Ellis Falls and took the Wildcat Ridge Trail over the Wildcats. Great day for summitting the Dome. A little after this sign you have the option of climbing up to Mount Hight which is not a 4000-footer, but is supposed to have really nice views. He's now officially a flatlander, but since he's a marathon runner I didn't think a dayhike up Carter Dome would be much of a problem. Ralph Fickle and I had just come out of the Amphitheater when Lee and his climbing partner (?) © 2006-2020 SummitPost.org. Carter Dome. After some discussion, we decided to do the "lollipop" loop counter-clockwise, taking a left at the Carter-Moriah trail junction, climbing steeply up to the summit of Carter Dome, hopping on Zeta Pass to the summit of Mt. Mount Pierce – White Mountains, NH. Carter Dome Trail: bypass the summit of Mt. A flurry of snow made the paths walkable without crampons, in spite of the ice underneath. 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). One way down via the Carter-Moriah, Carter Dome and 19-Mile Brook trails we used crampons. This has good footing and easy grades almost all the time. Includes a road-walk of approx 1 1/2 miles. A steep and relentless hike up from Carter Notch. Carter Notch Hut is now full service in the summer (June 4th through Sept 13 2008). Getting There From where the paved road turns to dirt on Old Stage Road, set your odometer. We started this hike at the Glen Ellis Falls and took the Wildcat Ridge Trail over the Wildcats. Nice views. Soon, however, they split at a junction (44.2789, -71.1737), with the CMT taking a slightly longer route with a detour to the outstanding overlook atop Mount Hight. Fall, Winter, and Spring are all still self service, but there are meals provided now in the summer. A quiet and vastly enjoyable day. CRW013. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. Our winning tip is from Jonathan Carter, ... Activate the Trigger Wire and reach high to clip that bolt ladder on Half Dome! Carter-Moriah-Wildcat Traverse. After that climb, the rest of the way to Carter Dome is easy. This loop is especially beautiful to hike in early October when the leaves begin to change color. It is a great ski trail from the road for 3.75 miles; then it gets steep and snowshoes would be better, but a very good skier with climbing skins could ski it. In winter either route can be taken relative to current snow conditions and avalanche risk. 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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. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Bagging more 4,000 Footers in the White Mountains Every state has its mountain climbing lists. It begins in Evans Notch and passes through the Wild River Wilderness, climbing Carter Dome at the southern end of the Carter Moriah Trail. Hight, a sometimes-overlooked "unofficial" peak just north of Carter Dome. From this point follow the narrow foot track zigzagging up the side of and along Dome Ridge. Great lookout point looking over at Wildcat A and down in to the Notch. Via Imp, North Carter, Carter-Moriah, Carter Dome, and 19 Mile Brook Trails. Brought the boy scouts and stayed at the hut. Climbed with Hight via the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail from Pinkham Notch. Part of a Carter Range traverse from the Notch to Moriah. View Carter Dome Image Gallery - 27 Images. These have been cleared by trail crews, but there are still plenty of debris along the trail. Carter Dome is the ninth tallest White Mountain 4000 footer with an elevation of 4832 ft. It’s situated virtually due east of Mount Washington and has the excellence of being the very best mountain within the Carter Moriah Vary. I reached the Dome (4,832 feet) this time but it didn’t prove the highlight of the hike. At the junction for Nineteen Mile Brook trail and Carter Dome trail, take the Carter Dome trail to the Carter-Moriah Trail. Climbed this one after tagging Wildcat A. I didn't get enough sleep the night before so the slog upslope from the hut was worse than it should have been. We weren’t going to see any great views as it was so foggy so we went straight to Carter Dome. (1 ), The Presi-Carter loop : New Hampshires death loop. I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. Great for kids. ", New Hampshire, United States, North America, Routes See individual areas for directions. Saved from en ... Balsam Fir Mountain Hiking Mount Rainier Habitats Climbing Trail Adventure Mountains Rock Climbing. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April … - Past Zeta Pass the trail heads through the remaining three Carter peaks; South, Middle, and North. This section of the hike was very steep while the rest of the trails were easy or moderate grades. The climb up to the Carters is very reasonable, especially when compared with some of the other trails in the Whites. Carter Dome is the eighth-highest of the 48 peaks It’s located almost due east of Mount Washington and has the distinction of being the highest mountain in the Carter Moriah Range. Carter Dome was a tough summit to Reach. Aconcagua mountain itself has many routes, photos, and trip reports as children. Headed up 19 Mile brook to the Notch then up to the summit. 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