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Ascent of Wayne County High Point on 2019-04-12

Climber: Henry Pharr

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, April 12, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Wayne County High Point
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:195 ft / 59 m

Ascent Trip Report

Another "I walk the Line" county high point. By that I mean follow the R/W under the power lines to the highest ground you can find...

Set your GPS for 213 Greystone Road (Goldsboro) and follow that road to a cul-de-sac. Got permission from the third door I knocked on to proceed through the backyard of the center home to a unmaintained road under several sets of power. And these were hummers, with a lot current rushing through them. Since it was raining, I picked up the pace to spot high ground just past the intersection with a perpendicular old track. Just to the right of the overhanging lines was a noticeable sandy mound. My Garmin read 195 feet. If it was better weather, I would have explored some more, but thought better of it. Left only a wet footprint and then trudged back to the car.

My 93rd North Carolina CoHP. Only have Ocracoke Island and 6 more mountain peaks to go in far western part of the State. Hope to get'er done this Year!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Total Elevation Loss:10 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Bushwack from Road
    Start Trailhead:Pull off on Maintained Road  185 ft / 56 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Bushwack to Road
    End Trailhead:Pull off Maintained Road  185 ft / 56 m
    Time:5 Minutes



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