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Ascent of New Hanover County High Point on 2018-08-31

Climber: Henry Pharr

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, August 31, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:New Hanover County High Point
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:75 ft / 22 m

Ascent Trip Report

After the rigors of the Brunswick County HP trek, I was ready for something less engaging.

The northern HP is in the side yard of a suburban home in east Wilmington (2099 Addies Lane). Headed south from there to other HP located in a trailer community on South Ridge Boulevard. The only difficult thing about this "peak" is how to get to the park in the back where the small rise is located. Luckily a kindhearted fella on the way to work guided me through the blocks of streets and pointed out the exact spot. He said lots of crazy people like me come to stand there.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Total Elevation Loss:10 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy and and Mild temperatures
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Car Drive and walk up
    Start Trailhead:Pull off on Maintained Road  65 ft / 19 m
    Time:5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Walk Down
    End Trailhead:Pull off on Maintained Road  65 ft / 19 m
    Time:5 Minutes



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