HIKES & EVENTS

CANCELLED-Carter Dome & Mt. Hight

Full Day Hike

DATE: Sep 30, 2021
END DATE: Sep 30, 2021

Hike/Event Location: Pinkham Notch NH

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MO
Scarborough, ME United States

Meeting Time: 9:30 AM

Max # People: 10

Hike Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Hike Difficulty Level:

Moderate to Strenuous

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Summary

The views are spectacular!!!

We’ll take the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail to the Carter Lakes / Carter Notch Hut (3.8 miles).

Then we’ll take a left onto the Carter Moriah Trail (part of the AT) to Carter Dome (1.2 miles).

Heading north from there we’ll continue to Mt. Hight (.8 miles). Mt. Hight has 360 degree views and minimal elevation gain.

Then ,via Zeta Pass, we’ll make out way down via the Carter Dome Trail back to the Nineteen Mile Brook Trail to parking (4.4 miles).

Approximate Distance: 10.2 miles

Approximate Elevation Gain: 3,530 fee

Estimate Time: 7.5 hrs (with breaks & lunch)

Note:  This hike is subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather. 

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https://www.gayoutdoors.org/page.cfm?typeofsite=storydetail&id=992&storyset=yes

 

Directions To Trailhead Parking Lot

Directions to Nineteen Mile Trail head (from the south) – or just adjust your departure location in the link below:

From the intersection of route 302 and route 16 (Glen, NH) trail parking is 15.5 miles up route 16. About 1 mile north of the Mt. Washington Auto Road.

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/43.9668209,-71.1094945/44.30228,-71.22115/@44.0036107,-71.3400574,9z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0

 

 

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MO

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Scarborough, ME


United States
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South Tamworth, NH


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Somersworth, NH


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