Ascent of Cheaha Mountain on 2012-10-07
|Others in Party:||Quintin|
|Date:||Sunday, October 7, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Summit:||Car|
| Elevation:||2405 ft / 733 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was part of a whirlwind 24 hour trip to summit Mississippi and Alabama's highpoints. The boys, Quntin and Carson, were with me while Aspen and Gwen attended a soccer tournament.
The previous day we summited Mississippi's highpoint and today was Alabama's. The highpoint is a simple drive up summit. Rather boring for the adventurous, but the state park the highpoint is located within is very nice. The highpoint is well marked and there is a nice tower you can climb to get better views above the trees. There are also many ugly radio towers surrounding the area that really detract fro the spot. I do wish we had more time b/c the state park looks very nice. People were camping throughout and the whole area had a serenity to it.
The trip did have a sad ending when Carson accidentally let the iPad fall out of the car and the screen broke / spider-webbed. He was devastated. Very sad ending to a great trip.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||0 ft / 0 m|
| Route:||Paved road|
| Trailhead:||Parking lot 2405 ft / 733 m|
| Quality:||1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds|
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