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Ascent of Camp Nelson National Monument High Point on 2019-02-08

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Date:Friday, February 8, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
Peak:Camp Nelson National Monument High Point
    Location:USA-Kentucky
    Elevation:964 ft / 293 m

Ascent Trip Report

A drive up

Access to the National Monument is off of Hwy #27, where numerous road signs point the way.

The obvious high ground is just inside and north on the main entrance, in front of the very large historic building called "The White House" at the three flag poles with a ground plaque reading "To the honor and memory of the soldiers of the 5th and 6th US colored calvary regiments who died at Saltville, Virginia, October 2-3, 1864."

"OF ALL THE THINGS YOU WEAR YOUR EXPRESSION IS THE MOST IMPORTANT."
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:a drive up from hwy #27
    Route Conditions:
Open Country



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