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Ascent of Charleston County High Point on 2016-01-30

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, January 30, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Charleston County High Point
    Location:USA-South Carolina
    Elevation:80 ft / 24 m

Ascent Trip Report

To make this mundane "hike" a bit more interesting, I went down to the creek (Sawmill Branch) on the USGS map west of the public park and hiked up and across the public park and ballfields. Then explored around inside the large closed contour nobody was around as it was afterhours; the other candidate was off the public roads in the woods. The closed contours of these two candidates are large flat areas of very similar elevations . I am not sure how these location coordinates were set or verified.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:45 ft / 13 m
    Total Elevation Loss:10 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:55F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:35 ft / 10 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:varied West of ballfields for one; off paved road
    Start Trailhead:45 ft / 13 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Gain on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km



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