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Ascent of Platte County High Point on 2016-06-05

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, June 5, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Platte County High Point
    Location:USA-Missouri
    Elevation:1190 ft / 362 m

Ascent Trip Report

Saw a deer. Hiked up from creek west of HPs crossing Fairview Road. Corn was less than 12 inches and no fence. Crop was so fresh you could walk along rows and not disturb any plants. Close to road.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:205 ft / 61 m
    Total Elevation Loss:75 ft / 22 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Breezy
84F beautiful day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:160 ft / 48 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 130 ft / 39 m; Extra: 30 ft / 9m
    Loss on way in:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:Fairview Road to open country
    Start Trailhead:Creek west of HPs  1060 ft / 323 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:45 ft / 13 m
    Gain on way out:45 ft / 13 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
Ascent Part of Trip: KCMO-1

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
 Lafayette County High Point2016-06-06 g130 ft / 40 m
1Platte County High Point2016-06-05 a205 ft / 62 m
2Buchanan County High Point2016-06-05 b140 ft / 43 m
3Clinton County High Point2016-06-05 c23 ft / 7 m
4Caldwell County High Point2016-06-05 d45 ft / 14 m
5Clay County High Point2016-06-05 e45 ft / 14 m
6Ray County High Point2016-06-05 f59 ft / 18 m
8Johnson County High Point2016-06-06 h131 ft / 40 m
9Jackson County High Point2016-06-06 i136 ft / 41 m
10Wyandotte County High Point2016-06-07 j250 ft / 76 m
11Jefferson County High Point2016-06-07 k255 ft / 78 m
Total Trip Gain: 1419 ft / 433 m    Total Trip Loss: 685 ft / 208 m



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