Merrimack County Highpoint Trip Report

Date: October 14, 2010
Author: Adam Helman

southern approach

This effort was part of a larger journey collecting New England county highpoints in October 2010.

With reference to Mike Schwartz's report, zero your odometer at Exit-9 of Interstate-89. At 1.3 miles you indeed turn left (north) within Warner. At 2.7 miles you pass-by on your right side an abandoned white structure and black barn where I car-camped afterwards. I note this because there is no overnighting allowed in Rollins State Park.

Bear right at 5.0 miles at a "Y"-junction. The left fork, not desired, is signed Gore Road. At 6.3 miles stop at a toll booth and, as of 2010, pay a $4 entrance fee and then continue to 9.7 miles at the trailhead. Park.

The highest boulder slab is either near a park bench at the trail's end; or at the summit communication towers perhaps 50 feet south.