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Ascent of Rock Rimmon Hill on 2014-02-09

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, February 9, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rock Rimmon Hill
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:350 ft / 106 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did a quick afternoon hike of this small peak. The tower road saw heavy snowmobile use, so I opted for the access trail. It was somewhat broken out, but nothing my snowshoes couldn't handle. Easy grade all the way. There was a decent view from the top, but no major peaks were visible. The way the hill looked with the snow, the fire tower base, the summit and view, and the snowmobile track strongly reminded me of Stinson Mountain in Rumney, as the hike was almost exactly like this, except longer.

Quick sip of water and then I headed back down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:150 ft / 45 m
    Total Elevation Loss:150 ft / 45 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Class 6 road, Rock Rimmon Trail, tower road
    Start Trailhead:Opal Drive/Emerald Drive  200 ft / 60 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:tower road
    End Trailhead:Opal Drive/Emerald Drive  200 ft / 60 m



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