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Ascent of Volusia County High Point on 2011-03-06

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:Rose
Date:Sunday, March 6, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Volusia County High Point
    Location:USA-Florida
    Elevation:120 ft / 36 m

Ascent Trip Report

Located north of Deland, from downtown Deland we drove north on 17 for 4.8 miles to the stop light at the intersection with 15A, where we turned right (north) on 15A and at .9 miles turned right onto Trail In The Pines, the brick entrance reads "The Pines". At 150 yards we turned into the driveway to the right, house #3460, knocked at the door and the friendly lady gladly gave us permission to go into her backyard, saying "Your more than welcome to walk around, we've had a number of people here with the same request, I personally don't know the exact spot".

The obvious bump is on her manicured lawn, I thought I'd find a marker since it's been reported that a surveyor told the previous owner that he owned the highpoint. I didn't find anything, I chose my spot at 29.09417, 81.31477. The PB coordinates puts the spot in a lower elevation.

"IN THE END, IT'S NOT GOING TO MATTER HOW MANY BREATHS WE TOOK ...... BUT HOW MANY MOMENTS TOOK YOUR BREATH AWAY."
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Route:drive up to a private driveway
    Trailhead:hwy 15A/trail in the pines  100 ft / 30 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country



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