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Ascent of Jasper County High Point on 2011-12-17

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Date:Saturday, December 17, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Jasper County High Point
    Location:USA-Missouri
    Elevation:1210 ft / 368 m

Ascent Trip Report

Early on a Saturday morning from exit 32 on I-44 I headed one mi.south on co. rd. 1010; 1 mi. west on an unmarked county road and about 0.6 mi. south on Lawrence Ave. At that point I was in front of a house and my gps coordinates put the high pont candidates about 0.1 mi. behind and slightly north of the house in an unfenced field. A woman and several kids at the house waived at me as I wandered into a field although a dog pursued me, nipping at my heels until I stopped to talk softly to him. I concur with a previous report that it's hard to see three separate high point candidates. The highest ground I found was about 250 feet north and slightly west of the house.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:8 ft / 2 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:8 ft / 2 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Trailhead:1202 ft / 366 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km



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