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About the event:

  • Hike Location: Pinkham Notch, NH

  • Cost: See ticket options

  • Type: Overnight Backpacking

  • Children: youth age 14-17 must be accompanied by parent or guardian


You should have:

You should be familiar with:

Note: All times approximate, itinerary subject to change.

Friday Morning

  • Note: this hike and the dinner are optional

  • 9:30am @ Carter-Moriah Trailhead in Gorham (GPS: 44.382351, -71.169444)

  • Trails: Carter-Moriah Trail

  • Distance: 9 miles

  • Elevation Gain: 3,550'

  • High Point: 4,049' (Mount Moriah)

  • Hiking Time: 6½ hours

We will have dinner (not included in the cost) at Moat Mountain Smoke House (venue subject to change) prior to hitting Nineteen Mile Brook Trail.

NOTE: There is NO heat in the bunkhouses. The hut itself has heat, but is separate.

Friday Evening

  • 6:30pm @ Nineteen Mile Brook Trailhead (GPS: 44.302171, -71.220856)

  • Trails: Nineteen Mile Brook and Wildcat Ridge Trails

  • Distance: 3.8 miles

  • Elevation Gain: 1,900’

  • High Point: N/A

  • Hiking Time: 3 hours


  • 8am @ Carter Notch Hut

  • Trails: Carter-Moriah Trail

  • Distance: 9.4 miles

  • Elevation Gain: 3,600'

  • High Point: 4,832’ (Carter Dome)

  • Hiking Time: 6½ hours


  • 8am @ Carter Notch Hut

  • Trails: Wildcat Ridge and Nineteen Mile Brook Trails

  • Distance: 9.8 miles

  • Elevation Gain: 2,800'

  • High Point: 4,422' (Wildcat Mtn)

  • Hiking Time: 6 hours


Typical winter hiking gear, including:

* Microspikes must have points. Most Yaktrax are not acceptable. If you are not sure, ask.


Carter Notch Overnight

We'll climb to Carter Notch Hut and stay for two nights. While in the Notch, we'll visit Carter Dome, South and Middle Carter, Wildcat and Wildcat D.

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