Early season snow can add a challenge to any hike. When you’re doing a 4,000 footer near the Presidential Range, weather becomes a bigger question.
A year later, and not much has changed, but the route. Middle Carter Mountain, Bean’s Purchase, NH. 2019-03-09. (Tuesday) Via Imp Trail, North Carter Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail. Approximately 10.5 miles. 31 dF +/- at the trailhead, 20 at the summit. 28 back at the car. Limitless blue skies with not a cloud in sight. Winds were approximately 25-35 at the higher altitudes, attenuated significantly where there were trees. RH between […]
Slow and steady won the day Middle Carter Mountain, Bean’s Purchase, NH. 2018-03-29. (Tuesday) Via 19 Mile Brook Trail, Carter Dome Trail, Carter-Moriah Trail 35 dF +/- at the trailhead, 50 at the summit. Sunny, becoming overcast. Wind at summit was almost non existent. Trailhead: 0930; South Carter Summit: 1300; Middle Carter Summit: 1410; South Carter Summit redux: 1530; back at car: 1755. Since I was rebuffed by deep snow, […]