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Ascent of Wyoming County High Point on 2014-06-21

Climber: Jim Jurista

Others in Party:Lydia K J
Date:Saturday, June 21, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wyoming County High Point
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2116 ft / 644 m

Ascent Trip Report

We used Ben's report for reference; it was really helpful. We entered the service road and, finding the gate open, drove in. The red gate was also open; we turned left before the red gate and drove right to the base of the windmill adjacent to the high point. A really obvious mound - which seems to have been a result of the excavation needed for the windmills - was the apparent high point even if most of it was man-made. We walked to the top of it through tall grass, and tromped all around it after taking a couple of selfies. The view of gigantic wind turbines rising out of dense forests made the trees and even the hills seem tiny by comparison.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Summer solstice perfection. Sunny and pleasant.



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