Ascent of Carter Dome in 1982-06

Climber: Paul Blanchette

Others in Party:Michaela Blanchette
Date:June, 1982
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Carter Dome
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4832 ft / 1472 m

Ascent Trip Report

A long time ago but we went up Nineteen Mile Brook trail and this was a pleasant hike to the pond. At that point a right takes you to Wildcat mountain and a left takes you to Carter Dome, we turned left. This trail is steep and scrambling over and up but it is fun. Great view off of a little ledge on the backside but when at the top the view of Mount Washington and Tuckermans ravine is fantastic. On the way down it does not go far before going back up to Mount Hight. From there down to Zeta Pass and then Carter Dome Trail back to Nineteen Mile Brook trail and the car.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3345 ft / 1019 m
    Elevation Loss:292 ft / 89 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3345 ft / 1019 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:Nineteen Mile Brook trail to Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:Trailhead of Nineteen Mile Brook trail  1487 ft / 453 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:292 ft / 89 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:dip before mt hight  4540 ft / 1383 m
Ascent Part of Trip: carter dome

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Carter Dome1982-06 a
2Mount Hight1982-06 b

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