Backcountry weather

New Hampshire
AMC Destination Status Trail Conditions/Weather Forecast Last Update
Cardigan Lodge
1,392'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Open
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Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
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Access Road: Access road is clear.
Best Bets: .
Trails: Spring Conditions
Regional Forecast
05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Carter Notch Hut
3,288'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Open
Temperature
Currrent 46 °F
(8 °C)
Max 48 °F
(9 °C)
Min 38 °F
(3 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Clear and light wind.
Best Bets: 19 Mile Brook Trail to the hut.
Trails: Trails below the hut are mostly bare with wet rock and trail runoff. Trails above the hut are wet rock with soft monorail. Micro spikes are recommended above the hut.
Regional Forecast
05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Galehead Hut
3,800'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Open
Temperature
Currrent 40 °F
(4 °C)
Max 46 °F
(8 °C)
Min 36 °F
(2 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Gusty winds, in and out of the clouds. Gale River Loop Road is open. Twinway Brook crossing is HIGH-use caution!
Best Bets: Gale River Trail to the hut.
Trails: Trails below the hut have mud and runoff with some ice. Above the hut there is wet rock with ice and degrading monorail. Micro spikes may be needed. Use caution at any river crossing, water is very high. Gale River gate is open.
Regional Forecast
05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Greenleaf Hut
4,200'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Open
Temperature
Currrent 41 °F
(5 °C)
Max 45 °F
(7 °C)
Min 38 °F
(3 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Clear and calm. Franconia Ridge is still in the clouds this morning. Falling Waters crossing is HIGH-use caution!
Best Bets: Old Bridle Path to the hut.
Trails: Trails below the hut have trail run off with wet rocks. Trails above the hut have wet rock and runoff. Microspikes will be helpful on Falling Waters trail.
Regional Forecast
05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Highland Center Lodge
1,900'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/19/2017
Open
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Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Sunny skies in the notch.
Best Bets: Enjoy spectacular views of Crawford Notch from Mt. Willard.
Trails: Trails are clear near the Highland Center. Snow and ice may exist as hikers move up in elevation on trails.
Regional Forecast
AMC Trail Conditions Blog
05/19/2017
Lakes of the Clouds
5,050'

Status: Closed
Last Update: 10/30/2016
Closed
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Closed for the season. No shelter is available above treeline.
Best Bets: .
Trails: .
Regional Forecast
10/30/2016
Lonesome Lake Hut
2,760'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Open
Temperature
Currrent 53 °F
(12 °C)
Max 55 °F
(13 °C)
Min 39 °F
(4 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Sunny and calm. Cascade Brook crossing is HIGH-crossing is not recommended.
Best Bets: Lonesome Lake Trail to the hut.
Trails: Trails above and below the hut are wet rock, mud and soft monorail. Micro spikes are recommended above the hut.
Regional Forecast
05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Madison Spring Hut
4,800'

Status: Closed
Last Update: 10/30/2016
Closed
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Closed for the season. No shelter is available above treeline.
Best Bets: .
Trails: Closed for the season
Regional Forecast
10/30/2016
Mizpah Spring Hut
3,800'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Open
Temperature
Currrent 62 °F
(17 °C)
Max 62 °F
(17 °C)
Min 35 °F
(2 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Sunny and calm. All rivers through the Dry River Wilderness are very high.
Best Bets: Crawford Path.
Trails: Trails below the hut are bare ground with running water. Trails above the hut are patches of ice and weakening monorail. Microspikes will be especially helpful on the Crawford Path from Mizpah hut to the summit of Mount Pierce and beyond.
Regional forecast
05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Mt. Washington
6,288'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:43 AM
Temperature
Currrent 35 °F
(2 °C)
Max 48 °F
(9 °C)
Min 28 °F
(-2 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0.0"
At stake: 0"
Weather subject to rapid changes. Be prepared for anything.
Best Bets: Lion's Head Summer Route is now open. Proper mountaineering equipment, including ice axe and crampons, is still recommended for this route per the Mount Washington Avalanche Center.
Trails: Wet rock, ice, softening snow.
Higher Summits Forecast
Mt. Washington Avalanche Center
05/23/2017
at 08:43 AM
Pinkham Notch
2,032'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:43 AM
Open
Temperature
Currrent 44 °F
(7 °C)
Max 51 °F
(11 °C)
Min 44 °F
(7 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0.0"
At stake: 0"
Looking forward to a stellar Memorial Day weekend!
Best Bets: Glen Boulder trail is mostly clear, with some very short patches of soft monorail, and will give you great views today!
Trails: Wet rock, some patches of soft monorail.
Regional Forecast
AMC Trail Conditions Report
05/23/2017
at 08:43 AM
Tuckerman Ravine
3,800'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Open
Temperature
Currrent 39 °F
(4 °C)
Max 44 °F
(7 °C)
Min 36 °F
(2 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 1"
Partly cloudy, moderate wind.
Best Bets: Tuckerman Ravine Trail to the cabin, or Lion Head Summer Route to the summit.
Trails: Trails below the cabin are wet rocks, some patches of weak snow. Trails above the cabin have wet rock and weakening snow and ice. Microspikes are necessary above the cabin. Hikers summiting via Lion's Head Summer Route are still recommended to have an ice axe and crampons, per Mount Washington Avalanche Center.
Higher Summits Forecast
Mt. Washington Avalanche Center
05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Zealand Falls Hut
2,700'

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Open
Temperature
Currrent 50 °F
(10 °C)
Max 56 °F
(13 °C)
Min 40 °F
(4 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Clear and sunny.
Access Road: Open.
Best Bets: Zealand Trail to the hut.
Trails: Trails below the hut are mostly dry. Trails above the hut have wet rocks and some runoff. A-Z and Twinway trails have a soft, slushy monorail with patches of ice. Micro spikes may be needed.
Regional Forecast
05/23/2017
at 08:33 AM
Maine
AMC Destination Status Trail Conditions/Weather Forecast Last Update
Gorman Chairback Lodge & Cabins

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/19/2017
Open
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Open
Access Road: The Road from Greenville to Gorman Chairback is closed due to a sinkhole. Please approach from the Brownville side.
Best Bets: .
Trails: Spring conditions.
Regional Forecast
AMC Trail Conditions Report
05/19/2017
Little Lyford Lodge & Cabins

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/19/2017
Open
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Open
Access Road: The Road from Greenville to Little Lyford is closed due to a sinkhole. Please approach from the Brownville side.
Best Bets: .
Trails: Spring conditions.
Regional Forecast
AMC Trail Conditions Report
05/19/2017
Medawisla Wilderness Lodge & Cabins

Status: Closed
Last Update: 05/14/2017
Closed
Temperature
Currrent 0 °F
(-18 °C)
Max 0 °F
(-18 °C)
Min 0 °F
(-18 °C)
Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Closed for renovations
Access Road: .
Best Bets: .
Trails: .
05/14/2017
New Jersey
AMC Destination Status Trail Conditions/Weather Forecast Last Update
Mohican Outdoor Center

Status: Open
Last Update: 05/14/2017
Open
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Snow
Past 24 Hours 0"
At stake: 0"
Spring conditions
Best Bets: Racoon Ridge via the Appalachian Trail for a scenic view.
Trails: Camp Road is open and accessible.
05/14/2017
Harriman Outdoor Center

Status: Closed
Last Update: 11/07/2016
Closed
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Closed for the season.
Best Bets: .
Trails: .
11/07/2016