Ascent of Taylor County High Point on 2010-07-29
|Others in Party:||Alan Bernier <615>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 29, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Taylor County High Point|
| Elevation:||1840 ft / 560 m|
Ascent Trip ReportOur first day of the long weekend trip to WI, MI, and MN had us headed out the door at 4 AM for the flight to MN. I drew up a plan that would get us three of the four highest county high points in Wisconsin and threw in the second highest point in the state and a few other fun things.
Eric, Al and I drove from Minneapolis airport to James Lake in MI (180 miles). Directions on COHP.org got us to the Taylor County High point (1,840) which was a very small ski area above James Lake. Eric went for a run while Al and I explored a bit. It was nice to get out and stretch after that long just sitting around. There wasn’t much of a view, but the area was well maintained, the slopes were cut even in high summer.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||5 ft / 1 m|
| Trailhead:||end of the road 1835 ft / 559 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Overcast|
hot and humid hazy sky
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