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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.
Looking up the trail to Great Hill
Looking up the trail to Great Hill

Gated access road was mostly bare. Initial straight away had a few stretches of blue ice that I was able to shuffle across. The left turn area had collapsing frost. A few tiny patches of ice from there to the tower. I didn't feel the need for any traction.

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


Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Sunday, March 13, 2016
Parking Elevation: 1,020'
Destination: Great Hill
Time Elapsed: 00:06
Trailhead Elevation: 1,025'
Summit Elevation: 1,270'
Vertical Gain: 250'
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:30
Hike Vertical Gain: 260'


Trailhead to Great Hill summit
Trailhead to Great Hill summit

The sunrise from the Great Hill fire tower - Click to enlarge
The sunrise from the Great Hill fire tower

Whiteface and Passaconaway as seen from the Great Hill fire tower - Click to enlarge
Whiteface and Passaconaway as seen from the Great Hill fire tower

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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