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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
Looking down the trail to Great Hill

Wanting to get out on a rainy day, I went for a quick run up to Great Hill. With the fog and drizzle, there wasn't much in way of views from the tower. Of note, the tower had recently been repainted and a new solar panel attached.

Hike Ratings
Getting To Trailhead: Easy
Destination: Great Hill
Length: Easy
Steepness: Easy
Navigation: Easy
Views: Minimal (due to weather)
Crowds: Minimal

Hike Stats
Date Hiked: Monday, September 13, 2010
Hike Commenced: 3:12 PM
Parking Elevation: 1,020'
Destination: Great Hill
Ascent Commenced: 3:12 PM
Summit Reached: 3:17 PM
Time Elapsed: 00:05
Trailhead Elevation: 1,025'
Summit Elevation: 1,270'
Vertical Gain: 250'
Hike Ended: 3:26 PM
Hike Time Elapsed: 00:14
Hike Vertical Gain: 260'

Trailhead to Great Hill summit
Trailhead to Great Hill summit

Fog as seen from the Great Hill fire tower - Click to enlarge
Fog as seen from the Great Hill fire tower

Topographic map of Great Hill

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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