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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. Pretty chilly and damp though. About a month after his death, my husband and I hiked Carter Dome and Mount Hight, grief weighing heavy in our hearts and legs. Only limited views from the summit even on this perfect day. Mountain Project and ... Harvey Carter is rumored to have put up routes here. From Zeta Pass, the Carter-Moriah and Carter Dome Trails temporarily merge, both headed for Carter Dome’s summit. 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. A lot of the peakbaggers who climb Carter Dome strategy it from the east and climb to the summit by way of Zeta Move. 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Uneventful. All Rights Reserved. Nice short winter hike. Carter Dome. "Never say "N factorial", simply scream "N" at the top of your lungs. There were no views from the top, but I walked north on the trail a while and found an overlook facing west. We were supposed to be at the parking area at 9:00 sharp and I was there about 10 minutes early. Took a friend for her first overnight in years. © 2006-2020 SummitPost.org. Hight and hike 0.6 miles of the Carter Dome Trail until it rejoins the AT. It begins in Evans Notch and passes through the Wild River Wilderness, climbing Carter Dome at the southern end of the Carter Moriah Trail. Great for kids. This has good footing and easy grades almost all the time. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. In winter either route can be taken relative to current snow conditions and avalanche risk. Carter-Moriah-Wildcat Traverse. The Climb – Carter Dome. From the tobacco fields of the Piedmont to the dramatic gorges in the High Country to the granite walls of the Southern Blue Ridge Mountains; if you are west of Raleigh you are probably close to amazing climbing. The Wildcats were exhausted in themselves, they’re steep and relentless when it comes to climbing up. Aconcagua mountain page is a child of the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits.' Dome Ridge Caution. Note: for complete trail descriptions, times, elevation, trailhead directions, and major features, see the AMC White Mountain Guide. South Carter views were ok, but Middle Carter and a few off shoots in that area are fantastic. It was all bearable with no to mild winds. 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 that climb, the rest of the way to Carter Dome is easy. We weren’t going to see any great views as it was so foggy so we went straight to Carter Dome. This loop is especially beautiful to hike in early October when the leaves begin to change color. Carter Lakes, Carter Notch Hut, Carter Dome, Mt Hight, great views, lots of steep climbing on rough trails Carter Dome is the eighth-highest of the 48 peaks - Past Zeta Pass the trail heads through the remaining three Carter peaks; South, Middle, and North. Dome Ridge is narrow and steep in places and can be very icy in winter conditions. ; 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. South Carter Mountain (4,430 feet.) Carter Dome When you reach South Carter, you can just make out Carter Dome to the southeast. Our winning tip is from Jonathan Carter, ... Activate the Trigger Wire and reach high to clip that bolt ladder on Half Dome! Hight (if weather allows), and then proceeding down Carter Dome … Around Sugarloaf mountain and before St. Peter's Dome, the road connects with Gold Camp Road. Our guide will get you started. This has good footing and easy grades almost all the time. Elevation: 4,832 feet Carter Dome was a tough summit to Reach. Carter Notch Hut is now full service in the summer (June 4th through Sept 13 2008). At the Zeta pass it started cooling off all the way to the Carter Dome summit. Happy climbing. Carter Dome – White Mountains, NH. (13), Additions & Corrections For example, the Please submit any useful information about climbing Carter Dome that may be useful to other climbers. All Rights Reserved. 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. It was unfinished business. In California, its all about climbing 14ers- mountains with 14,000ft or more of elevation. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. Getting There From where the paved road turns to dirt on Old Stage Road, set your odometer. 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. A quiet and vastly enjoyable day. Steep trail but fun. I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. The Wildcats were exhausted in themselves, they’re steep and relentless when it comes to climbing … 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 brandished an old (even then) SMC oval which had a sprung gate and was badly elongated. We started this hike at the Glen Ellis Falls and took the Wildcat Ridge Trail over the Wildcats. I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. Brought the boy scouts and stayed at the hut. 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! I reached the Dome (4,832 feet) this time but it didn’t prove the highlight of the hike. 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. Carter Dome is the eighth-highest of the 48 peaks Then you haven't hiked up and around Carter Dome in the Carter-Moriah Range. The area of Mt Ruapehu around the crater is a high risk zone. A few scrambles on the Carter Moriah trail, but not too bad. Apr 5, 2017 - Carter Dome seen from Mt Hight - Abies balsamea - Wikipedia. bjaminbjamin 2008-02-10 This was the first of four climbing hikes I took in the White Mountains of New Hampshire last month. Climbing List of climbs / climbing journal Other Climbers Trip Reports. I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. The easiest route is by the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome trails (rt: 10.0 miles, 3,350 feet, 6:40). I timed it well and didn't see a soul until I got to the summit, after hitting South Carter and Mount Hight first. 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. ", New Hampshire, United States, North America, Routes Fall, Winter, and Spring are all still self service, but there are meals provided now in the summer. Carter Dome Dayhike - 26/Jun/2003 By David Metsky. At 12 miles you will pass Rosemont Reservoir. Castleton Tower - July 21, 1999 with Chad Lake. Climbing List of climbs / climbing journal Other Climbers Trip Reports. Ralph Fickle and I had just come out of the Amphitheater when Lee and his climbing partner (?) Blogging about my journey in rock & ice climbing. Nice views. Then on to the other Carters that day. 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. Via Imp, North Carter, Carter-Moriah, Carter Dome, and 19 Mile Brook Trails. The Climb – Carter Dome. This section of the hike was very steep while the rest of the trails were easy or moderate grades. 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. I also appreciate your comment, "climbing becomes more of a way of life than a sport." Climbing Partners. ! The remaining climb up to the viewless summit of Carter Dome is a short distance. The Climb – Carter Dome. Carter Dome Mountain Photos. Great day for summitting the Dome. Peak was easy to get to from the hut; but no views for us due to weather. It’s located almost due east of Mount Washington and has the distinction of being the highest mountain in the Carter Moriah Range. It was 0F at the trailhead at 7:30am, 2F at the Hut, and -2F at the summit with -18F wind chills. Carter has spent the last few weeks salvaging equipment out of the structure. Easy hike up 19 mile brook and up from zetas pass. Started from the hut and hit Carter Dome in the clouds rather quickly. 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. The view at Carter Notch and from near the summit was one of unbridled beauty. Thank you for sharing them with us. Castleton Tower - July 21, 1999 with Chad Lake. Great day for summitting the Dome. Just a note. I do believe so! And inspiring other women to climb, no matter what age! Carter Dome Trail is a 10.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Jackson, New Hampshire that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. 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 ninth tallest White Mountain 4000 footer with an elevation of 4832 feet. 47 dF at the trailhead, Temps near freezing all along the ridge. Topped off water at the Hut and proceeded on the steep climb up to Carter Dome. Includes a road-walk of approx 1 1/2 miles. Took 19 mile route. "Some people have a large circle of friends while others have only friends that they like. Standing on the summit, I looked out … This summit has no views and is very protected. 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. Hiked to the top with Chris under fair weather. I had been along this trail when I hiked into the Carter Notch hut back in 2013. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. From there traversed over to South Carter and then Middle Carter. (1), Images Elevation – 4,310 feet. Most of the peakbaggers who climb Carter Dome approach it from the west and climb to the summit via Zeta Pass. So funny to be the highest peak in the range and to be covered by trees! Apr 5, 2017 - Carter Dome seen from Mt Hight - Abies balsamea - Wikipedia .. 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. 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. Just ahead, the trail affords the first view of Carter Dome. Might just have to go back one of these days and spend the night up top... Few views. Approx. Carter Dome . I camped at the 19-Mile Brook Trail junction the night before and hiked up it early in the morning. Mount Pierce – White Mountains, NH. View climbing weather forecasts by US state. ; 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. It was a clear day and there were beautiful views of Washington, which was snow-capped. This roughly 10-mile trip provides a challenging hike, summiting Carter Dome (4,832 feet) and Mount Hight (4,675 feet) along the way. Was cloudy all day so I got almost no views. Ready to hike the 4,000-footers of the White Mountains? The very best views in the range, though, are arguably to be seen from the bare summit of Mt. 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. - The drop down from Mount Hight is a rough and steep one, but it's only 0.4 miles in length so it goes by quickly. For example, theAconcagua mountain page has the 'Aconcagua Group' and the 'Seven Summits' asparents and is a parent itself to many routes, photos, and Trip Reports. Nearby Mount Washington is famous for having the worst weather in the world and the highest recorded wind speed on earth. Then back up to the Wildcat Ridge Trail for my biggest ascent of the day, the 0.7 mile/1000 ft slog up Wildcat ‘A’. 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. 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. The dome housed a putting area and an indoor driving range on two levels. 4,000-Footer Guide. CRW013. From there, Mt Hight is a 0.8 mile descent north along the Appalachian Trail. 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. See individual areas for directions. This portion of the Carter-Moriah Trail is extremely steep, climbing 1,550 feet in 1.2 miles to the summit of Carter Dome. 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. Part of a Carter Range traverse from the Notch to Moriah. After Carter Dome hit Mount Hight which has the best views in the whole Carter-Moriah Range. came down the trail from TR. 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). Most of the peakbaggers who climb Carter Dome approach it from the east and climb to the summit via Zeta Pass. Bagging more 4,000 Footers in the White Mountains Every state has its mountain climbing lists. Don't think I would stay with the AMC again, but it was fun nonetheless. Haystack - Winter hike, Jan 22, 2000.; An Ice Gumby takes the Sharp End - ice climbing with Hector, Feb 5, 2000. Parents refers to a larger category under which an object falls. 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. I reached the Dome (4,832 feet) this time but it didn’t prove the highlight of the hike. One way down via the Carter-Moriah, Carter Dome and 19-Mile Brook trails we used crampons. 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. 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 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. Learn more about how to join the New Hampshire 4,000-Footer Club … Carter Dome is the eighth-highest of the 48 peaks Great swimming in the river there. AMC's planning guide will get you started hiking all 48 peaks over 4,000 feet in New Hampshire. Middle Carter, South Carter, Carter Dome, & Mount Hight in a day loop hike. © 2006-2020 SummitPost.org. Hight, a sometimes-overlooked "unofficial" peak just north of Carter Dome. An easy walk took me on to Carter Dome, 157 feet higher but lacking anything like Mount Hight’s vistas. Carter Dome can be climbed at any time of year though summer is more popular than winter. Location: 44.267441, -71.179318. Carter Dome would number 37 on my New Hampshire winter 4000-footer list and the Wildcats ("A" and "D" peaks) would be numbers 38 and 39. Hight from Zeta Pass is brutally steep after already hitting the other peaks, but it's a fairly short section and Mt. Haystack - Winter hike, Jan 22, 2000.; An Ice Gumby takes the Sharp End - ice climbing with Hector, Feb 5, 2000. Then you haven't hiked up and around Carter Dome in the Carter-Moriah Range. Children refers to the set of objects that logically fall under a given object. There are also some great day hikes around Carter Notch hut as well, Carter Dome is a great hike just over a mile from the hut and is one of the 4,000 peaks. We started this hike at the Glen Ellis Falls and took the Wildcat Ridge Trail over the Wildcats. 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. A steep and relentless hike up from Carter Notch. Carter Dome and the Mount Hight Detour. (27), Climber's Log Entries Carter Dome Climbing Notes Be the first to submit your climbing note! Saved from en ... Balsam Fir Mountain Hiking Mount Rainier Habitats Climbing Trail Adventure Mountains Rock Climbing. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from May until October. Soon after connecting with the part of the Carter Dome Trail that coincides with the Carter-Moriah Trail, the Zeta Pass is reached. Today it was a bit cool as I started off from the parking lot. The From this point follow the narrow foot track zigzagging up the side of and along Dome Ridge. 11 miles, trailhead-to-trailhead. 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. My brother was in town from Florida, and I decided to show him around the mountains of NH. Continue along the Carter Moriah Trail for 0.2 miles, passing through an area of blown down trees, the casualty of winter storms. Mount Pierce is a very dog-friendly hike. It begins in Evans Notch and passes through the Wild River Wilderness, climbing Carter Dome at the southern end of the Carter Moriah Trail. 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. Carter Dome was a tough summit to Reach. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. Carter Dome is the eighth-highest of the 48 peaks A flurry of snow made the paths walkable without crampons, in spite of the ice underneath. Carter Dome Carter Lakes, Carter Notch Hut, Carter Dome, Mt Hight, great views, lots of steep climbing on rough trails rated 3.5000 stars based on 1 rating Hike, length: 10.3 mi, ascent: 3,600 ft, duration: 6.2 hr. The first time I met Lee Carter was in the TR parking lot (80ish). Headed up 19 Mile brook to the Notch then up to the summit. Helping it earn this reputation, its steep rock trails and 7,200 feet of climbing take you over six 4,000-foot summits. Alas, to my dismay, I was right, and he kicked my ass. 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. The easiest way to get to Mount Hight is to climb Carter Dome via the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome Trails. Continue on the Carter Moriah Trail as the Carter Dome Trail ends. Climbed with Hight via the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail from Pinkham Notch. Consider things such as access and accommodation at the base of Carter Dome, as well as the logistics of climbing to the summit. 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. The Climb – Carter Dome. 20F plus wind chill, and the wind must have been going at least 40mph up on Mount Hight: it was challenging, but well worth it, and definitely better than any summer climb! He goes by the name of “Draco” here. This route shaves off 0.2 miles. Lisa approaches the summit of Mt Hight. Although the Presidential Traverse gets most of the attention and has more climbing, many insist that a Carter-Moriah-Wildcat Traverse is more difficult. Carter Dome, South Carter, Middle Carter and Wildcat Mountain, New Hampshire. Good swimming at the hut. Did as part of a Carter-Moriah Traverse. Stayed at the hut. Carter Dome Routes : SummitPost.org : Climbing, hiking, mountaineering It was unfinished business. 2020-10-29 (Thursday.) Ready to hike the 4,000-Footers of the White Mountains? This was the first of four climbing hikes I took in the White Mountains of New Hampshire last month. (1 ), The Presi-Carter loop : New Hampshires death loop. From the summit, backtrack down the Carter Dome Trail until the Appalachian Trail and its white rectangular blazes bear off right. After the trails rejoin, hike another 0.8 miles to the summit of Carter Dome, the highest point on the traverse. 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 … The section climbing up Mt. At the junction for Nineteen Mile Brook trail and Carter Dome trail, take the Carter Dome trail to the Carter-Moriah Trail. At the far end of this pond, Carter-Moriah Trail, along with the Appalachian Trail, goes to the left to climb Carter Dome. Climbing photos at Carter Dome uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com Middle Carter Mountain (4,610 feet.) This section of the hike was very steep while the rest of the trails were easy or moderate grades. The easiest route is by the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome trails (rt: 10.0 miles, 3,350 feet, 6:40). These have been cleared by trail crews, but there are still plenty of debris along the trail. (40), Comments I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. Great lookout point looking over at Wildcat A and down in to the Notch. View Carter Dome Image Gallery - 27 Images. Carter Dome Trail: bypass the summit of Mt. 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. 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. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and backpacking. Over 300 areas with pinpoint accuracy. Carter Dome is the ninth tallest White Mountain 4000 footer with an elevation of 4832 feet. Hight has 360 views so it's well worth it. But as I got onto the Carter Dome trail, it was warming up. 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. Carter Dome Mountain Photos. Here, the Black Angel Trail enters from the left. 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. Climbing photos at Carter Dome uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com The climbing in North Carolina is spread across the state and divided into several distinct regions. Follow the AT for a short distance until it opens up to a beautiful alpine zone. Aconcagua mountain itself has many routes, photos, and trip reports as children. 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. There was snow and the trail was easy to hike. 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. 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