Ascent of Wharton County High Point on 2010-03-29
|Date:||Monday, March 29, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Wharton County High Point|
| Elevation:||166 ft / 50 m|
Ascent Trip ReportANOTHER FLAT ONE.
From Fort Bend County Highpoint Rose and I drove southwest and found our way to Eagle lake on US #90A in Colorado County. As we entered Eagle Lake we made a left turn (south) on FM3013 and traveled a short distance to another left on the paved Hunt Road. We drove east-southeast for 1 1/2 mile to a left turn (turns to dirt here) then right (east-southeast again). At 3 miles from FM3013 you arrive at the Colorado/Wharton County Line ....... a County Line Road leads left (east-northeast), Hunt Road now continues straight ahead (east-southeast) as CO RD 244. The Highpoint is just inside the stripped-flat-dirt-field immediately to the left of CO RD 244 (at the corner). Again this is a flat table, I tramped the area.
We went back to FM3013 and continued south to FM102 to drive to the other highpoint candidate, a flat table that looked the same as the other. I walked the area with no real destination, everything is flat.
From here we traveled south to the Matagorda County Highpoint.
"A PERSON IS LOST WHEN HE KNOWS HE'S HEADED IN THE WRONG DIRECTION ...... AND FAILS TO MAKE A U-TURN."
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country|
| Distance:||0.6 mi / 1 km|
| Route:||from eagle lake, south on cr3013, east on hunt rd|
| Trailhead:||eagle lake on #90A, w of houston |
| Route:||to matagorda hpt|
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