Ascent of Saint Joseph County High Point on 2011-07-02
|Date:||Saturday, July 2, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
|Peak:||Saint Joseph County High Point|
| Elevation:||1040 ft / 316 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom Mt Zion Road, on the west side of the crest in the road, I followed an unmaintained field road to the approximate high point (using GPS). This is a location for a USGS Benchmark (Jewell), but although I found a station post I could not find the benchmark. (No one else has found it recently, either.)
I walked around the open area and in the woods in order to have found the highest point. Due to the tall grass, it's hard to be sure where that was exactly.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||70 ft / 21 m|
| Distance:||1 mi / 1.6 km|
| Route:||Unmaintained field road|
| Trailhead:||Mt Zion Road 970 ft / 295 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Hot, Calm, Clear|
Hot and humid
| Time Up:||20 Minutes|
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