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Ascent of Adams County High Point on 2010-09-01

Climber: Eric Noel

Date:Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Adams County High Point
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:5665 ft / 1726 m

Ascent Trip Report

Again, I followed the directions in Covill's book. The intersections near the off-ramp and the toll E470 were somewhat confusing but beyond that this one is easy. My only hesitation is that the farm he mentions as looking higher sure looked higher. But I'll take the claim that it has been leveled lower at face value rather than as an attempt to get people to avoid trespassing by going to a lesser point. Or so I hope.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5 ft / 1 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Circular Ambling
    Trailhead:That Road by Denver Airport  5660 ft / 1725 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear



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