Ascent of Burke County High Point on 2012-03-18

Climber: Ryder Irvine

Date:Sunday, March 18, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Burke County High Point
    Location:USA-North Dakota
    Elevation:2532 ft / 771 m

Ascent Trip Report

Previous trip reports are correct, the trailer is now brown, but I found nobody home and did not look like anyone was residing there. Probably gone elsewhere for the winter. I found two different names on posted signs deterring trespassing. I looked up the phone numbers on my iphone and left a message with one, the other had been suspended by customer request. (probably for winter while gone).
I walked up one of the old roads and then cross county to the highpoint. I was not for sure which hill it was so I went to 3 in the area. The old barn was visible from the hills.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:332 ft / 100 m
    Extra Gain:119 ft / 36 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Open Country
    Trailhead:2438 ft / 743 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Oddly Hot for March in ND
Ascent Statistics
    Time:30 Minutes

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