South Carter views were ok, but Middle Carter and a few off shoots in that area are fantastic. Carter Dome is the ninth tallest White Mountain 4000 footer with an elevation of 4832 feet. At the far end of this pond, Carter-Moriah Trail, along with the Appalachian Trail, goes to the left to climb Carter Dome. Too bad I forgot some of my rain stuff back at home. Carter-Moriah-Wildcat Traverse. 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. We went up via the 19-Mile Brook Trail to the Carter Notch Hut which had a few inches of new snow on it but easily hikable with microspikes. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. 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. We started this hike at the Glen Ellis Falls and took the Wildcat Ridge Trail over the Wildcats. There were no views from the top, but I walked north on the trail a while and found an overlook facing west. After Carter Dome hit Mount Hight which has the best views in the whole Carter-Moriah Range. AMC's planning guide will get you started hiking all 48 peaks over 4,000 feet in New Hampshire. 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. Apr 5, 2017 - Carter Dome seen from Mt Hight - Abies balsamea - Wikipedia. We went up via the 19-Mile Brook Trail to the Carter Notch Hut which had a few inches of new snow on it but easily hikable with microspikes. Mount Pierce is a very dog-friendly hike. All Rights Reserved. This loop is especially beautiful to hike in early October when the leaves begin to change color. Children refers to the set of objects that logically fall under a given object. Ready to hike the 4,000-Footers of the White Mountains? Carter Ridge and Wildcat Loop is a 13.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gorham, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. Middle Carter, South Carter, Carter Dome, & Mount Hight in a day loop hike. Carter Dome and the Mount Hight Detour. I fell through the ice on one stream on the Carter Dome trail but got my foot out before I took on water so no issue in cold weather. Only limited views from the summit even on this perfect day. Castleton Tower - July 21, 1999 with Chad Lake. We weren’t going to see any great views as it was so foggy so we went straight to Carter Dome. The remaining climb up to the viewless summit of Carter Dome is a short distance. This has good footing and easy grades almost all the time. Soon after connecting with the part of the Carter Dome Trail that coincides with the Carter-Moriah Trail, the Zeta Pass is reached. Then you haven't hiked up and around Carter Dome in the Carter-Moriah Range. Carter Dome – White Mountains, NH. Helping it earn this reputation, its steep rock trails and 7,200 feet of climbing take you over six 4,000-foot summits. 4,000-Footer Guide. The first time I met Lee Carter was in the TR parking lot (80ish). Elevation: 4,832 feet Carter Dome was a tough summit to Reach. From this point follow the narrow foot track zigzagging up the side of and along Dome Ridge. Via Imp, North Carter, Carter-Moriah, Carter Dome, and 19 Mile Brook Trails. (1 ), The Presi-Carter loop : New Hampshires death loop. © 2006-2020 SummitPost.org. Includes a road-walk of approx 1 1/2 miles. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from May until October. It begins in Evans Notch and passes through the Wild River Wilderness, climbing Carter Dome at the southern end of the Carter Moriah Trail. Nice views. Took 19 mile route. And inspiring other women to climb, no matter what age! Blogging about my journey in rock & ice climbing. 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). 2020-10-29 (Thursday.) Great day for summitting the Dome. Part of a Carter Range traverse from the Notch to Moriah. Carter Dome (4,832′), in the Carter-Moriah Range, offers dramatic, close-up views of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range from its northeastern shoulder, Mount Hight. At the Zeta pass it started cooling off all the way to the Carter Dome summit. bjaminbjamin 2008-02-10 Great swimming in the river there. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. Happy climbing. Thank you for sharing them with us. Haystack - Winter hike, Jan 22, 2000.; An Ice Gumby takes the Sharp End - ice climbing with Hector, Feb 5, 2000. I had been along this trail when I hiked into the Carter Notch hut back in 2013. A steep and relentless hike up from Carter Notch. This portion of the Carter-Moriah Trail is extremely steep, climbing 1,550 feet in 1.2 miles to the summit of Carter Dome. Bagging more 4,000 Footers in the White Mountains Every state has its mountain climbing lists. Carter Dome is the ninth tallest White Mountain 4000 footer with an elevation of 4832 feet. 47 dF at the trailhead, Temps near freezing all along the ridge. The Climb – Carter Dome. I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. I’d planned to climb Carter Dome five years ago on a backpacking trip but a cold front and forecast of thunderstorms forced a change of plan. Dome Ridge is narrow and steep in places and can be very icy in winter conditions. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Just a note. I do believe so! Carter Dome is the eighth-highest of the 48 peaks The Nineteen Mile Brook Trail will take you to the source of the brook passing several fun water holes on the way. From the summit, backtrack down the Carter Dome Trail until the Appalachian Trail and its white rectangular blazes bear off right. "Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like. The easiest way to get to Mount Hight is to climb Carter Dome via the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome Trails. From there traversed over to South Carter and then Middle Carter. A flurry of snow made the paths walkable without crampons, in spite of the ice underneath. Stayed at the hut. Apr 5, 2017 - Carter Dome seen from Mt Hight - Abies balsamea - Wikipedia .. There is a nice lookout point a little ways down the trail to Hight that provides an excellent view of Washington and the ravines. The Carter Lakes, Carter Notch Hut, Carter Dome, Mt Hight, great views, lots of steep climbing on rough trails Climbing photos at Carter Dome uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com Then you haven't hiked up and around Carter Dome in the Carter-Moriah Range. We started this hike at the Glen Ellis Falls and took the Wildcat Ridge Trail over the Wildcats. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. 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. This has good footing and easy grades almost all the time. This section of the hike was very steep while the rest of the trails were easy or moderate grades. Follow the AT for a short distance until it opens up to a beautiful alpine zone. Ready to hike the 4,000-footers of the White Mountains? Dome Ridge Caution. Most of the peakbaggers who climb Carter Dome approach it from the east and climb to the summit via Zeta Pass. Great day for summitting the Dome. The section climbing up Mt. Hight from Zeta Pass is brutally steep after already hitting the other peaks, but it's a fairly short section and Mt. Elevation – 4,310 feet. After resting at the Hut for a bit, return to the junction with the Carter-Moriah Trail and begin the ascent up to Carter Dome. South Carter Mountain (4,430 feet.) Nice short winter hike. 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 powder in places. ; 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. Today it was a bit cool as I started off from the parking lot. Nineteen Mile Brook, Carter Dome, Carter-Moriah, Moriah Brook, Highwater Trail and Black Angel Loop is a 24.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Gorham, New Hampshire that features a river and is rated as difficult. Not positive on the exact date but there was some snow and rime on the summit, hiked 19 mile brooke and came down toward the lodge. It’s located almost due east of Mount Washington and has the distinction of being the highest mountain in the Carter Moriah Range. Parents refers to a larger category under which an object falls. Hight and hike 0.6 miles of the Carter Dome Trail until it rejoins the AT. My brother was in town from Florida, and I decided to show him around the mountains of NH. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. 11 miles, trailhead-to-trailhead. 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. Took a friend for her first overnight in years. About a month after his death, my husband and I hiked Carter Dome and Mount Hight, grief weighing heavy in our hearts and legs. Michael Maloney/The Chronicle Show More Show Less 3 of 4 Climbers negotiate the steep pitch of the cable section of Half Dome in 2007, before the park instituted a permit system for climbing the dome. Distance with Mizpah Spring Hut – 6.6 Miles – without hut – 6.2 miles. To enjoy the taller peaks and great views of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, but without the crowds on Mount Washington, spend a day hiking this loop up Carter Dome. It was all bearable with no to mild winds. Mountain Project and ... Harvey Carter is rumored to have put up routes here. Hight has 360 views so it's well worth it. Topped off water at the Hut and proceeded on the steep climb up to Carter Dome. Learn more about how to join the New Hampshire 4,000-Footer Club … Carter Dome can be climbed at any time of year though summer is more popular than winter. Carter Dome. 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. CRW013. Uneventful. 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! It was 0F at the trailhead at 7:30am, 2F at the Hut, and -2F at the summit with -18F wind chills. The Climb – Carter Dome. 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. Our guide will get you started. Nearby Mount Washington is famous for having the worst weather in the world and the highest recorded wind speed on earth. Over 300 areas with pinpoint accuracy. Great for kids. Mount Pierce – White Mountains, NH. Carter Dome Routes : SummitPost.org : Climbing, hiking, mountaineering Lisa approaches the summit of Mt Hight. The dome housed a putting area and an indoor driving range on two levels. Climbing photos at Carter Dome uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com The easiest route is by the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome trails (rt: 10.0 miles, 3,350 feet, 6:40). There was snow and the trail was easy to hike. 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