South and Middle Carter

Date of Hike: 8/15/15

Nineteen-Mile Brook Trail:  1.8 miles  /  Carter Dome Trail: 1.7 miles:  Carter-Moriah Trail: 2.5 miles  /  North Carter Trail: 1.2 miles  /  Imp Trail: 2.0 miles  /  Camp Dodge Cutoff: 0.3 miles  /  NH 16: 0.4 miles
Trip Report: 9.9 miles (3,450 feet elevation gained) Garmin Forerunner XT910 

Hiking along the Nineteen-Mile Brook Trail.  They are currently re-routing the trail up and to the left to bypass a rocky slab that runs along the river bank

 Rebuilding the foot bridge that washed away in 2011

 Sun trying to burn through the clouds

 Heading up the Carter Dome Trail, pretty moderate grades and decent footing.  There are seven switchbacks, one of the very few trails in the White Mountains that has switchbacks

 Zeta Pass

 Hiking along the Carter-Moriah Trail to South carter

 South and Middle Carter's summits are not much fun!

 View from a alpine meadow.  Looking south to Hight and Carter Dome (top), and Middle Carter (bottom)

 A nice set of bog bridges on the way to Middle Carter

 The northern Presidential Range trying to break out of the clouds

 Heading down the North Carter, Imp, and Camp Dodge Cutoff back to NH 16

 Signs spotted along the way

Map and elevation data, click here for more details

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