a hill rose to its peak

meliss

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Hi. I wonder does it really make sense "a hill rose to its peak"? I mean every peak actually rises to its peak whatever its height is, doesn't it? Thank you.
"To their left, a hill rose to its peak, the forest broken up only by a few rocky outcroppings." (Abundance of Katherines by John Green)
 

SoothingDave

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The writer is painting a picture with words. We say lots of things that aren't really necessary sometimes.
 
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