Ascent of Hawkeye Point on 2006-03-21
|Others in Party:||Becky|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 21, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||1670 ft / 509 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI came here with my then girlfriend (now wife) on our way out to Colorado. We also hit Timm's Hill and Panorama Point on the way out and I hit Harney Peak on the way back (Becky flew back). This was a fun road trip (our first), and included some interesting, not to mention snowy, highpoints.
Hawkeye Point is literally at the end of a cow trough in rural NW Iowa. After a quick, cold, and windy stop, we got stuck on the side of the road in the snow on our way out. Fortunately, a friendly Iowan driving a tow truck just happened to be driving by and pulled us out.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||10 ft / 4 m|
| Distance:||0.4 mi / 0.6 km|
| Trailhead:||1660 ft / 505 m|
| Weather:||Cold, Windy, Overcast|
| Time Up:||5 Minutes|
| Time Down:||5 Minutes|
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