It was unfinished business. Hight has 360 views so it's well worth it. I do believe so! I climbed Carter Dome (4832ft, 1473m) on 9 July 2017, with Yingjie Ma, a friend who is studying at UNH. Carter Dome is the eighth-highest of the 48 peaks Headed up 19 Mile brook to the Notch then up to the summit. 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. 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. This roughly 10-mile trip provides a challenging hike, summiting Carter Dome (4,832 feet) and Mount Hight (4,675 feet) along the way. Nice short winter hike. The Climb – Carter Dome. South Carter views were ok, but Middle Carter and a few off shoots in that area are fantastic. 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. Good swimming at the hut. 2020-10-29 (Thursday.) Carter Dome . Approx. The easiest way to get to Mount Hight is to climb Carter Dome via the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome Trails. Ralph Fickle and I had just come out of the Amphitheater when Lee and his climbing partner (?) ! He goes by the name of “Draco” here. 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. CRW013. (40), Comments Our guide will get you started. Over 300 areas with pinpoint accuracy. 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. This has good footing and easy grades almost all the time. (13), Additions & Corrections The This was the first of four climbing hikes I took in the White Mountains of New Hampshire last month. Mount Pierce – White Mountains, NH. For example, the There is a nice lookout point a little ways down the trail to Hight that provides an excellent view of Washington and the ravines. I timed it well and didn't see a soul until I got to the summit, after hitting South Carter and Mount Hight first. So funny to be the highest peak in the range and to be covered by trees! AMC's planning guide will get you started hiking all 48 peaks over 4,000 feet in New Hampshire. Hight (if weather allows), and then proceeding down Carter Dome … See individual areas for directions. Hiked to the top with Chris under fair weather. Hight from Zeta Pass is brutally steep after already hitting the other peaks, but it's a fairly short section and Mt. - Past Zeta Pass the trail heads through the remaining three Carter peaks; South, Middle, and North. Lisa approaches the summit of Mt Hight. 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. Most of the peakbaggers who climb Carter Dome approach it from the west and climb to the summit via Zeta Pass. Only limited views from the summit even on this perfect day. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. Castleton Tower - July 21, 1999 with Chad Lake. Getting There From where the paved road turns to dirt on Old Stage Road, set your odometer. Carter Dome – White Mountains, NH. The easiest route is by the Nineteen Mile Brook and Carter Dome trails (rt: 10.0 miles, 3,350 feet, 6:40). 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. One way down via the Carter-Moriah, Carter Dome and 19-Mile Brook trails we used crampons. We were supposed to be at the parking area at 9:00 sharp and I was there about 10 minutes early. 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. Pretty chilly and damp though. Might just have to go back one of these days and spend the night up top... Few views. Mount Pierce is a very dog-friendly hike. 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. We started this hike at the Glen Ellis Falls and took the Wildcat Ridge Trail over the Wildcats. Continue along the Carter Moriah Trail for 0.2 miles, passing through an area of blown down trees, the casualty of winter storms. Easy hike up 19 mile brook and up from zetas pass. © 2006-2020 SummitPost.org. A quiet and vastly enjoyable day. All Rights Reserved. There were no views from the top, but I walked north on the trail a while and found an overlook facing west. The area of Mt Ruapehu around the crater is a high risk zone. At the junction for Nineteen Mile Brook trail and Carter Dome trail, take the Carter Dome trail to the Carter-Moriah Trail. - 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. Did as part of a Carter-Moriah Traverse. Climbing List of climbs / climbing journal Other Climbers Trip Reports. Brought the boy scouts and stayed at the hut. The Nineteen Mile Brook Trail will take you to the source of the brook passing several fun water holes on the way. It was all bearable with no to mild winds. Started from the hut and hit Carter Dome in the clouds rather quickly. He goes by the name of “Draco” here. 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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. If you climb Carter Dome and don’t stop at Mt Hight to take in the incredible views from its open summit, you’re missing out big time. This loop is especially beautiful to hike in early October when the leaves begin to change color. Parents refers to a larger category under which an object falls. Just ahead, the trail affords the first view of Carter Dome. It was 0F at the trailhead at 7:30am, 2F at the Hut, and -2F at the summit with -18F wind chills. Castleton Tower - July 21, 1999 with Chad Lake. Carter Dome Trail: bypass the summit of Mt. A flurry of snow made the paths walkable without crampons, in spite of the ice underneath. Great lookout point looking over at Wildcat A and down in to the Notch. (1 ), The Presi-Carter loop : New Hampshires death loop. Nice views. Carter Dome Climbing Notes Be the first to submit your climbing note! Here, the Black Angel Trail enters from the left. I also appreciate your comment, "climbing becomes more of a way of life than a sport." 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. Climbing Partners. Our winning tip is from Jonathan Carter, ... Activate the Trigger Wire and reach high to clip that bolt ladder on Half 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. At the far end of this pond, Carter-Moriah Trail, along with the Appalachian Trail, goes to the left to climb Carter Dome. 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