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Ascent of Red Hill on 2012-10-08

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, October 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Red Hill
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2020 ft / 615 m

Ascent Trip Report

After two White Mountain hikes ended in me turning back, I decided to go hike Red Hill, which I needed for my Fire Tower Quest.

Upon reaching the trailhead on Red Hill Rd, I looked at the kiosk and then got going on the Red Hill Trail.

The trail followed old dirt roads all the way to the summit. After about 0.2 mi, the trail turned right, and then went over a bridge to turn left after a fence.

This part ascended through thin woods at a constant grade to eventually reach another kiosk and the fire tower.

The views were great! I could see Mount Chocorua, the Ossipee Range, and other things. I then went to the ground and ate a sandwich before descending.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1350 ft / 411 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Red Hill Trail
    Trailhead:Red Hill Rd  670 ft / 204 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast



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