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Ascent of Broomfield County High Point on 2016-08-25

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Broomfield County High Point
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:5840 ft / 1780 m

Ascent Trip Report

Came from SR 128 west and turned down Indiana Street and the relief was obvious so I drove down to a turn out net to the wildlife area and not too far from the creek. I hiked down to the creek to start my trailhead and then walked the road shoulder up the HP. There were large critter crossings under the road along the way. I saw several deer. The grassy rolling terrain and front range mountains in the background were nice and hiking along a wildlife corridor is nice BUT the heavy traffic noise along the journey and pesky rain brought by overall CHP experience rating for the day down to a 3.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:190 ft / 58 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Indiana Street
    Trailhead:The creek crossing Indiana St  5650 ft / 1722 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
64F rainy



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