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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 down the trail to Great Hill

With a nice blue sky, I had to get out for a quick hike. After a foot of fresh powder, I wasn't sure what to expect.

Arriving at the trailhead, I was somewhat glad to see that the trail had been packed by snowmobile. In fact, for the first time hiking here, I saw two snowmobilers.

As usual, the views were tremendous. Chocorua's rocky summit was white, making for great scenery.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Hike Commenced: 3:27 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,020'
Destination: Great Hill
Ascent Commenced: 3:28 PM
Summit Reached: 3:39 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:11
Trailhead Elevation: 1,025'
Summit Elevation: 1,270'
Vertical Gain: 250'
Hike Ended: 4:01 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:34
Hike Vertical Gain: 260'

Trailhead to Great Hill summit

Looking at Mt. Chocorua from the Great Hill firetower

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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