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Ascent of Warren County High Point on 2014-10-24

Climber: William Musser

Date:Friday, October 24, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Warren County High Point
    Location:USA-Ohio
    Elevation:1060 ft / 323 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed Ben L reports but turned them into non drive up endeavors and made them into hikes. The walk up Harlin was challenging as there are no sidewalks or shoulders and lots of cars in the morning, the relief of Wayesbroo Way and Hickory Lane were a relief. Parked in R/W away from Harlin.

The second trip I made a better hike. I parked in the R/W in a nice subdivision off of E Lytle 5 Points Rd by their community pond then hiked on down SR 46 till I got to the tennis courts on the south side of the R/W by the creek; and made that my "trailhead" then hiked along the sidewalks, shoulders, grassed r/w and gas easement up to the firestation 2 water tanks and finally the large radio tower. Full fall colors were in bloom so once the sun came up a bit the colors were nice and a change from FL.

Since two long hikes.... I used the lower starting elevation and put the rest of the gain into add gain and combined the walking distances.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:270 ft / 82 m
    Total Elevation Loss:80 ft / 24 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
40F early monring
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:270 ft / 82 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 190 ft / 58 m; Extra: 80 ft / 24m
    Loss on way in:80 ft / 24 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:varied see report
    Start Trailhead:varies see report  870 ft / 265 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km



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