Ascent of Hamlin County High Point on 2017-10-21

Climber: David Olson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, October 21, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hamlin County High Point
    Location:USA-South Dakota
    Elevation:1950 ft / 594 m

Ascent Trip Report

Quoting Bob Martin's report on, "From I29 exit 164, drive north 3 miles on county line road 466 Avenue to 179th Street." The three possible areas are all < 1 mile to the west, north and the nnw.

A man-made heap of stones on the south side of the road, Adam-Helman-Area-2 ( of this county might be the highest in the county.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:30 ft / 9 m
    Total Elevation Loss:30 ft / 9 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:20 ft / 6 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 10 ft / 3 m; Extra: 10 ft / 3m
    Loss on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Route:hike west, go through trees to the north part
    Start Trailhead:east of it, south of treeline  1940 ft / 591 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:20 ft / 6 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 10 ft / 3 m; Extra: 10 ft / 3m
    Gain on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Route:retrace ascent route
    End Trailhead:same as start point  1940 ft / 591 m

This page has been served 44 times since 2005-01-15.

Copyright © 1987-2020 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service