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Ascent of Hoosier Hill on 2010-10-25

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Solo
Date:Monday, October 25, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hoosier Hill
    Location:USA-Indiana
    Elevation:1257 ft / 383 m

Ascent Trip Report

Well what can i say? That is around my 12th HP and this one ranks with FL for the most boring. Ha! The fields were not colorful like in Ohio at the same time of year and the wonderful project the Boy Scout did to honor the site had, unfortunatley, not been taken care of well recently. The beer can in the tree was tacky. The marker was ....well....hardly a marker at all. I appreciated that the log box and the mail box were still there and in reasonable good shape.Shame the State does not give the owner a little help since people pilgrimage from all over. Saw it had been visted every day this week where as the Ohio site was like every 3 days.

The site could use a good cleaning and get this...the sign at the street was already stolen again. (look at previous reports to see how often it comes and goes) Good gravy! Why take that sign?

The best part of this trip was the rollercoaster roadway. I went up IN 227 north to the site and it a crazy ride. Other than that....well i am ready to climb a peak again ughhhhhh!
Summary Total Data
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
68 F
Ascent Statistics
Descent Statistics
    Trailhead:The marker at the farm 3:05 PM  
Ascent Part of Trip: Ohio-Indiana HPs

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Union County High Point2010-10-25 a
2Champaign County High Point2010-10-25 b
3Campbell Hill2010-10-25 c
4Clark County High Point2010-10-25 d
5Preble County High Point2010-10-25 e
6Randolph County High Point2010-10-25 f
7Hoosier Hill2010-10-25 g
8Putnam County High Point2010-10-25 h



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