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Ascent of Hawkeye Point on 2006-03-21

Climber: Brian Webb

Others in Party:Becky
Date:Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hawkeye Point
    Location:USA-Iowa
    Elevation:1670 ft / 509 m

Ascent Trip Report

I 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
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:5 Minutes



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