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Ascent of Adams County High Point on 2016-08-26

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 26, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Adams County High Point
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:5665 ft / 1726 m

Ascent Trip Report

At least this HP is along a remote road and corn field so I was not embarrassed to park along the shoulder and run up from the low point to give me some extra steps on my pedometer to close out the day. Of course, at least 2 cars stopped to see if I was OK and I thanked them and said yes, but did not bother to tell them that big hump near the top of the road was a county HP. In a flat state like FL they may have been impressed but in the land of tall mountains, I chose to simply thank them and run back to my car.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:115 ft / 35 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:E. 26th AVE
    Trailhead:roadway shouldere at contour  5550 ft / 1691 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
Ascent Part of Trip: Colo-3

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Quandary Peak2016-08-26 a3395 ft / 1035 m
2Royal Mountain2016-08-26 b1512 ft / 461 m
3Smoky Hill Ridge2016-08-26 c82 ft / 25 m
4Adams County High Point2016-08-26 d115 ft / 35 m
Total Trip Gain: 5104 ft / 1556 m    Total Trip Loss: 5022 ft / 1531 m



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