Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Nottingham Mountain - 1340 Ft

STATE: NH
DESTINATION: Nottingham Mountain
ELEVATION: 1340+ Ft
TRAIL: Old woods road, bushwhack
DISTANCE: 1.6 Miles
ELEVATION GAIN: 600 Ft
HIKING TIME: 60 to 90 minutes
SEASON: Summer
DATE: 6/12/2011
WEATHER: Overcast, drizzle
MAP: (Nottingham)





















DESCRIPTION:

Take Center Hill Rd to Mountain road then bear left onto Tarlton Rd. I parked at the Epsom Town Forest boundary on Tarlton Road and followed the disintegrating road almost the entire walk. After approximately 1 mile the road bears left and begins it's 0.3 mi incline to the col between Neville and Nottingham mountains. The road continues left to the Neville Peak summit. I began a 0.3 mile easy bushwhack through blueberry scrub and open woods to the high point of Nottingham Mountain and stood on the tallest rock.

As for wildlife I saw the flash of a white tail and a diversity of poop flavors along the ridge. On Descent I returned to the col and followed the 4x4 road to Neville Peak then returned to the car.

NOTES / COMMENTS:

The summit of both Neville Peak and Nottingham Mountain have minimal trees and mostly open scrub and blueberry bushes however the surrounding trees are overgrown providing limited views.

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