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Ascent of Spencer County High Point on 2017-02-05

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, February 5, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Spencer County High Point
    Location:USA-Kentucky
    Elevation:880 ft / 268 m

Ascent Trip Report

When Ken Oeser was here more than a decade ago, the area was being developed. Now there's a house where he found a lot.The homeowner cheerfully gave me permission to walk to the back fence of her property that looks like the hiighpoint (although I wasn't sure where the county line was). Otherwise directions unchanged. I left I-64 at the exit for 395 to 636 that meets 53/44 where Ken Oeser's directions start. I returned to I-64 at the 53 interchange. Round trip from interstate took 45 minutes including walking the yard and talking to the homeowner. An easy county.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:15 ft / 5 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Cool, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:15 ft / 5 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Trailhead:268 Farmer's Trace  865 ft / 263 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km



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