Ascent of Eagle Hill on 2015-03-14

Climber: Dennis Stewart

Others in Party:Marshall Stewart -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Saturday, March 14, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Eagle Hill
    Elevation:463 ft / 141 m

Ascent Trip Report

As far as I can determine, Eagle Hill is the 5th highest named highpoint in Louisiana. It was a fun summit for my son, Marshall, and I with a 25-foot observation tower and a benchmark across the road where the ruins of an old metal tower used to be. I tried 3 times to take a 10-second shutter delayed photo of me on the second level of the observation tower with Marshall on the top level. It appears I will need to purchase a camera with a 30-second shutter delay if I ever need to try something similar in a few years! There were good views in most directions from the observation tower. I have no idea why it was built, but it helped raise Eagle Hill to our second favorite highpoint in Louisiana. Driskill Mountain was our favorite.
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