Ascent of Gibson County High Point on 2017-03-03
|Others in Party:||supported by Rose|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, March 3, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Gibson County High Point|
| Elevation:||570 ft / 173 m|
Ascent Trip Reporteasy xcountry/wack stealth hike nwb ... 1M, 45 minutes RT for all 3 areas.
For the 2 northern areas at Goat City my experience was the same as that of Andy Martin and have nothing to add to his TR. There is nothing here.
For the 3rd southern area E of Medina I accessed from the S similar but different from Ken Oeser.
From Medina, JCT Main St/E Foster Av(#152), we went E on Foster for 1.25M to a grand entrance house #88 on the right. Across the road (N) is a dirt driveway that climbs to an empty lot (signs of removed buildings) and 100 yds W is a small house at a lower elevation - the HP is to the NW.
We parked at the driveway (by the road) and I walked N few hundred yds (trying to stay away from the house), then xcountry/wack 400 yds NW to the HP.
"GIBSON COUNTY WAS FORMED IN 1830 AND NAMED FOR JOHN H GIBSON A NATIVE OF BEDFORD COUNTY TN. HE WAS A SOLDIER OF THE NATCHEZ EXPEDITION AND THE CREEK WAR. THE 2010 CENSUS POPULATION WAS 49,683 AND ITS COUNTY SEAT WAS TRENTON."
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||120 ft / 36 m|
| Extra Gain:||20 ft / 6 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||1 mi / 1.6 km|
| Route:||visit to 3 areas |
| Trailhead:||Lonnie Holt road & hwy #152 490 ft / 149 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack|
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