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Trip Log


Ore Hill
Warren, NH

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

Route: Ore Hill Trail

Hiked in from the south to the Ore Hill highpoint. Trail was mostly dry and in good shape. A few areas look like they could be a little muddy, but not in this weather. Trail was never particularly steep, but plenty of ups and downs. Decent footbed for jogging, though a little rooty in some places. Quite a few thru hikers planning to stay the night at site of the former shelter.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Thursday, July 23, 2012
Parking Elevation: 1,420'
Destination: Ore Hill
Time Elapsed: 01:33
Trailhead Elevation: 1,420'
Summit Elevation: 1,860'
Vertical Gain: 740'
Hike Time Elapsed: 02:14
Hike Vertical Gain: 1,040'

The Ore Hill Trail trailhead on Camp Moonshine Road
The Ore Hill Trail trailhead on Camp Moonshine Road

Not much to see from the top of Ore Hill - Click to enlarge
Not much to see from the top of Ore Hill

Directions to trailhead: From Route 25 in Wentworth, take Route 25A West. Take a right onto Camp Moonshine Road. The Appalachian Trail crossing will eventually be after Atwell Hill Road, with a small dirt pullover. The Ore Hill Trail will be on the right side of the road.

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