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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

Despite being worn out for a heck of a lot of skiing at Wildcat the day before, I simply had to get outside and enjoy the good weather. Thus, I decided to do a jog up the trail to Great Hill.

The trail, while still having significant snow on it, was barebootable due to the constant grooming all winter.

The views from the top were, as usual, excellent.

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

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, April 14, 2008
Hike Commenced: 5:01 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,020'
Destination: Great Hill
Ascent Commenced: 5:01 PM
Summit Reached: 5:09 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:08
Trailhead Elevation: 1,025'
Summit Elevation: 1,270'
Vertical Gain: 250'
Hike Ended: 5:22 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:21
Hike Vertical Gain: 260'

Trailhead to Great Hill summit

Looking at Mt. Whiteface and Mt. Passaconaway 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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