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joseyinnetWildcat Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2016


Summitted D and E, and had plans to go on to A, but the day was hot and I was already pretty low on water. Oh well, next time...
Posted Aug 7, 2016 4:10 pm

Kankdip12The Wildcat Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2015
Climbed the complete ridge from Pinkham Notch. Perfect weather and views of the Northern Presidentials.
Posted Nov 26, 2015 7:36 pm

JRaphaelsonCarter-Moriah Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2014


Did as part of a Carter-Moriah Traverse. Was cloudy all day so I got almost no views.
Posted Sep 22, 2014 12:16 pm

ljbaileytwo tired backpackers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 14, 2014


We started from Imp camp site in the morning, and reached carter notch by 4 pm. I totally under estimated the Wildcats though. I figured from my map that we would climb 1000' from the notch and than have an easy stride back to my car, but i was wrong! We were tired, we were sore, i had a cramp in a calf, and we hiked on through the dark. the hike down to rt 16 was interesting while tired, sore, and carrying overnight packs minus our food, but we made it! The Wildcats now have my respect!
Posted Sep 20, 2014 2:59 pm

technicolorNHFirst of four mountains  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2013


Climbed Wildcat A, Carter Dome, South Carter, and Middle Carter after an all night inventory the day before. Probably not a wise move but I still managed to tag the A summit and then romp up Carter Dome to bag that one and the two beyond it, along with Mt Hight in between. I slept really well that night. On 25 May 2015 I bagged E and D from the falls trailhead and it took me an hour and forty five minutes to D summit. The first hour of the climb was a serious masochism fest. Only one other climber on the trail and he was doing the entire five pack in one push. As fast as I was, he was faster : )
Posted Nov 22, 2013 1:16 am

FlandersTough Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2012


Did an over and back on A, B, C and D...essentially did 7 peaks backtracking to the hut. cloudy/rainy day so no views but Carter is a great little hut.
Posted Oct 17, 2012 9:36 pm

Brian JenkinsTo the Hut  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2012

Brian Jenkins

Hiked up 18 Mile Brook Trail and went straight to Wildcat A, then up and over to B, same to C and then finally to D. No views, were in a cloud all day with some drizzle. Then we hiked back up and over all the Wildcats to stay the night at the Carter Notch Hut. Great accommodations. On to the Carters the next day.
Posted Oct 8, 2012 12:42 am

JshawWas Planning on Hiking both A & D  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 9, 2011


I decided on hiking Wildcat before I purchased the White Mountain Guide. I had hiked Washington with my niece a few weeks before and couldn't find anyone to go with me so I brought my dog as company. I picked Wildcat because I knew how to get there and where to camp from my August trip. I loved the hike but it was a bit hard on my almost eight year old golden who is up for everything. There were a few hairy points where I was pushing or pulling her. We made it to the D summit and I ended up walking her down the ski slope. We did have a beautiful 70 degree day and the views were incredible. I plan on going back without her to summit A.
Posted Oct 17, 2011 7:03 pm

woodsxcEarning tracks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 12, 2011


Up 19 Mile Brook then over Wildcats A through D. Snowboarded down the runs at the resort.
Posted Mar 9, 2011 2:12 pm

LDuszersteep and fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 9, 2010


I had to start from the Lost Pond trailhead since the Ellis River was flooded. It was steep, and I had to give my dog an extra boost in a couple spots. The trail was icy in spots, but the views were great.
Posted Oct 14, 2010 5:47 pm

RockOnAmazing Views!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2010


Celebrated 10/10/10 with a Wildcat Ridge hike with Troop 1620 from Plymouth, MA! Started at Carter Notch hut and hiked to Pinkham (via lost pond). Killer on the knees going down but a great day all around!
Posted Oct 12, 2010 5:49 pm

WhiteInVermontWildcat D  Sucess!


Climbed Wildcat D in the winter and snowboarded down.
Posted Sep 17, 2010 5:37 pm

AlikaTraversed the whole carter-moriah group  Sucess!


Great times at Camp!
Posted May 14, 2010 1:44 pm

GrampahawkThe mountain gods did not smile  Sucess!


The day started Ok, but the reports forecasted rain in the afternoon. We were prepared, but the rain, freezing rain, and fog continued to get worse as the day wore on. It didn't get so foggy that we were in complete white out conditions, but we did not get any views from the summit. Will have to go back someday.
Posted Sep 18, 2009 4:24 pm

iditarod81A little cold.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2007


Some snow, probably too late in the year.
Posted Jun 29, 2009 2:23 pm

TLPgood times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2009


I took the Lost Pond trail to the Wildcat Ridge Trail. It basically rained the whole month, so the trail was muddy and wet the entire time. The views of Mt. Washington are GREAT. The towers on Wildcat D were closed. I only saw one person on the trail and they were doing a survey. I was glad to get out and go hiking after so much crappy weather. You have to wait for a good day for this mountain, because you want to see the views. The view of Carter notch is awesome too. I read the guide where it said the true summit was off the view trail. I found it. I took the 19 mile brook trail down, and then walked back to pinkham notch on rt 16. The walk back is all uphill.
Posted Jun 18, 2009 11:46 am

TahawusWildcat Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007


Climbed via the Wildcat Ridge Trail from Pinkham Notch. Hiked above a sea of clouds in the notch at around 3000' which gave us tremendous views from the ski area on D Peak. By the time we reached A Peak most of it had burnt off and the foliage was spectacular. Great views into Carter Notch from A Peak as well.
Posted Aug 12, 2008 6:36 pm

TurboAT SoBo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2008


Southbound thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail.
Posted Jul 30, 2008 11:17 pm

nartrebEffort for A  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2008


"Bonus" peak from Carter Notch toward the end of a long day of hiking in deep snow. Not as steep as we'd feared - we kept expecting bare rock to climb so didn't put the snowshoes on until we were already very tired.
Posted Apr 26, 2008 10:51 am

rasgoatWhoa  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2008


Arrived at Pinkham notch around 1:00 pm. By around 2 we began our little 2 mile jaunt to Wildcat D. It began to snow heavily and did not stop the entire trip. SIX hours later we returned to the car on RT. 16. THE longest four miles of hiking ever for me. Very sustained & steep, a sh*tload of fun! Bring crampons in the winter or you may just get turned around!

Went back for A with Nartreb as he said not as steep as expected but sustained for sure! Funny mono-rail snow conditions added to the challenge!
Posted Feb 4, 2008 9:44 pm

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