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Ascent of Lucas County High Point on 2012-03-15

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:supported by rose
Date:Thursday, March 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Lucas County High Point
    Location:USA-Ohio
    Elevation:715 ft / 217 m

Ascent Trip Report

We found our way to the Fulton/Lucas Co Line east of Metamora, where we drove north on the Fulton-Lucas Road to the MI/OH State Line ..... a steel plate Marker embedded in the middle of the road, and a new granite State Monument #46 on the west side. An Ohio Power Line parallels the State line 25 yards south.

AREA 1 ..... .5 miles RT.
I walked the Power Line east 350 yards in open field (75 yards before the second Transmission Tower) then right (south) 40 yards to my chosen spot, 41.71977,-83.87544.
AREA 2 ..... .2 miles.
From the State Line we drove south .8 miles on the Co Line and parked at high ground. I walked the flat table to the east of the road, perhaps someone with a better eye can pick a spot.
AREA 3
We continued south to 1.8 miles south of the State Line and parked. Same comments here as in Area 2, the berms around house #4434 are man made.
AREA 4
From Area 3 we drove south to a left on Sylvania Road and drove east .37 miles and parked. The south side of the road has a row of houses with landscaped yards, so natural ground is difficult to find. The north side is a flat table.

"YOUTH LOOKS FORWARD BUT AGE LOOKS IN BOTH DIRECTIONS."


Summary Total Data
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:walk in open flat fields to 4 areas
    Trailhead:fulton-lucas county line road/sylvania  
    Route Conditions:
Open Country



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