Ascent of Timms Hill on 1989-06-27
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Tuesday, June 27, 1989|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||1951 ft / 594 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAt little Ogema, WI I got on Route 86 east, which took me shortly to the entrance to Timms Hill County Park, where I followed signs over narrow, lushly vegetated tunnels of road to a parking lot near a lake. There were a bunch of construction workers hanging out in the shade of a picnic shelter, but I was the only tourist. A sign pointed uphill to Timms Hill, and a very short uphill walk through thick woods on a wood-chip trail brought me to the base of an observation tower at the summit of Wisconsin.
Timms Hill was a close to road/tower highpoint, which means that I didn’t have a summit snack, but I did climb the tower, which provided views over the deep woods and little lakes of the northern Wisconsin landscape. After taking my pictures I walked back to the car in the intense heat and left, working my back out to Route 86 a different way on the curvy one-way roads of the County Park. Another day, another high point.
|Photo: The highest point in Wisconsin is marked by a fire tower in thick forest.|
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||131 ft / 40 m|
| Trailhead:||1820 ft / 554 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
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