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Ascent of Hale County High Point on 2002-03-14

Climber: Scott Surgent

Date:Thursday, March 14, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hale County High Point
    Location:USA-Texas
    Elevation:3620 ft / 1103 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hale county's highpoint is within a 3,620-foot contour in the county's northwest corner. I came here via highways TX-194 northwest out of Plainview and FM-2881 from Edmonson. I followed a couple of dirt roads and came to the highpoint from the north, then followed a sketchier road east about 500 feet, putting me within the highpoint area.

In heavy wind and blowing dust, I opened my door and stuck my foot out. That's all I did. A bloated dead cow lay along the side of the paved road. From here I went into Lubbock to get a new set of front tires after my flat, ate a lunch, then drove south a lot more to visit Southwest Mesa in Crockett County before my long drive back home.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0 km
    Trailhead:3620 ft / 1103 m



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