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Ascent of High Peak on 2012-12-15

Climber: Tom Layton

Date:Saturday, December 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:High Peak
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:2184 ft / 665 m

Ascent Trip Report

High Peak is in a gated community that is posted for residents and guests only. A realtor may be able to help you gain access. The peak is 3 miles from the gate and is an antenna farm that includes a derelict fire tower where the first flight of stairs has been removed. Considering how conspicuous this peak is along I-40, I was disappointed by the limited views from the top. The topo shows a BM but I did not find it.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:tower road
    Trailhead:2164 ft / 659 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike



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