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Ascent of Perry County High Point on 2015-08-24

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 24, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Perry County High Point
    Location:USA-Indiana
    Elevation:890 ft / 271 m

Ascent Trip Report

I followed the same route as Bob Schwab. The house with the drive appears abandoned. I was able to get my Jeep up behind it a ways (after striking out knocking on nearby doors for permission--nobody home). Nothing has changed from the previous report. The top is really just one area with just a bit of roll between the two close spots listed in the data base. More of a real hill than the majority of Midwestern chp's.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:88 ft / 26 m
    Total Elevation Loss:7 ft / 1 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:84 ft / 25 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 81 ft / 25 m; Extra: 3 ft / 0m
    Loss on way in:3 ft / 0 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Start Trailhead:driveway off Overlook Rd.  809 ft / 246 m
    Time:13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4 ft / 1 m
    Gain on way out:4 ft / 1 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Time:7 Minutes



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