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Ascent of Great Hill Bow on 2018-04-28

Climber: Map Man

Date:Saturday, April 28, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Great Hill Bow
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:870 ft / 265 m

Ascent Trip Report

A quick evening walk to a nice hill in the Nottingcook Forest. There is a nice network of walking paths here, although some of the trails are excessive - there are two trails side by side in the summit clearing. The huge logging cut at the top provides some fine long-distance views of southern NH. Also took the trail to Steer Brook Gorge, which is over-advertised. It's literally a random brook in the forest with a sign that says "Steer Brook Gorge". Quite Laughable.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:360 ft / 109 m
    Total Elevation Loss:360 ft / 109 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:140 ft / 42 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 130 ft / 40 m; Extra: 10 ft / 3m
    Loss on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Hamilton Path/Great Hill Loop
    Start Trailhead:South Bow Road  740 ft / 225 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:350 ft / 106 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 130 ft / 40 m; Extra: 220 ft / 67m
    Gain on way out:220 ft / 67 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Great Hill Loop/Glacial Erratic Tr/Nancy Tr/Hamilt
    End Trailhead:South Bow Road  740 ft / 225 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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