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Great Hill
Tamworth, NH

Trailheads, measurements, times, distances, and maps are all approximate and relative to the hike(s) as shown below.

Early morning look down the trail to Great Hill

I had planned on doing a larger hike on this day, but between a late Red Sox game and a last minute bad weather forecast, I decided to get up early and do a sunrise hike on Great Hill.

What a nice morning too - the forecasted clouds and chance of rain never came. The birds were busy while the sun slowly made its way up a bank of clouds to the east.

My next Great Hill assignment will be to see a sunset.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Great Hill
Length: Easy
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Moderate
Views: Excellent
Crowds: Minimal

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Saturday, October 6, 2007
Hike Commenced: 6:28 AM
Parking Elevation: 1,020'
Destination: Great Hill
Ascent Commenced: 6:29 AM
Summit Reached: 6:36 AM
Time Elapsed: 00:07
Trailhead Elevation: 1,025'
Summit Elevation: 1,270'
Vertical Gain: 250'
Hike Ended: 7:18 AM
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:50
Hike Vertical Gain: 260'

Trailhead to Great Hill summit

Looking over Page Hill at the sunrise

Directions to trailhead: Take Great Hill Road from Tamworth Village. Parking area a few miles up once road turns to dirt. Trail to firetower starts at orange gate on uphill side of parking area.

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