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Ascent of Mecklenburg County High Point on 2017-06-03

Climber: Henry Pharr

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 3, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mecklenburg County High Point
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:890 ft / 271 m

Ascent Trip Report

Take NC 115 South from Huntersville, NC and take a left on Gibbon Road. After about 1.5 miles, turn left on Christenbury Road. Follow this road to the center of the heavily developed neighborhood and turn left again on Christenbury Hills Lane. The back yard of the house at 4531 Christenbury Hills Lane is the HP.

When I arrived there was a pool party in full swing. I asked for access from the owner and he became a bit confused about why I wanted to stand on the "High Point". I decided better of and returned to my car. I don't think he and I agreed as to the meaning of the term.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:10 ft / 3 m
    Total Elevation Loss:10 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy and Humid Day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km
    Route:Walk Up
    Start Trailhead:Maintained Road  880 ft / 268 m
    Time:5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km
    Route:Walk Down
    End Trailhead:Maintained Road  880 ft / 268 m
    Time:1 Minutes



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