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Ascent of South Carter Mountain on 2011-11-05

Climber: Matthew Nelson

Others in Party:Rachel Young
Date:Saturday, November 5, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Carter Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4420 ft / 1347 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started around 9:15 after driving up from Boston. There was a little bit of snow at the start, but more as we went up.

Me on the way up


Not much to Nineteenmile and carter dome trail. Some very nice views from the ridge. The weather was perfect, sunny, but cool.

The Presidentials from the ridge


We took the Carter-Moriah Trail up to North Carter and then backtracked back to the North Carter Trail and took the Imp Face Trail back down. The Imp Face is a great outlook and has a great view of the northern presi's.

Me on the Imp Face


Rachel on the Imp Face


The hike down was not bad, ended up getting a ride back to the car from a guy we met on the ridge and his dog.

Great hike with some great views, and perfect weather.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2933 ft / 894 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2933 ft / 894 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Nineteenmile Brook Trail
    Trailhead:Nineteenmile Brook  1487 ft / 453 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:Carter Moriah Trail
Ascent Part of Trip: Carters 11/11

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1South Carter Mountain2011-11-05 a
2Middle Carter Mountain2011-11-05 b
3Mount Lethe2011-11-05 c
4North Carter Mountain2011-11-05 d
5Imp Face2011-11-05 e



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