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Ascent of Cape Girardeau County High Point on 2015-06-02

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cape Girardeau County High Point
    Location:USA-Missouri
    Elevation:820 ft / 249 m

Ascent Trip Report

My experience matched Bob Schwab's excellent CHP trip report--177 to Caddo Lane and bushwhack up. Nobody home, but I assumed it was OK because Bob got permission with no trouble. I didn't see the path up at first and clumbered about in the weeds before I found the track up. Did pick up a tick--watch out for the little buggers.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:230 ft / 70 m
    Total Elevation Loss:40 ft / 12 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:207 ft / 63 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 190 ft / 57 m; Extra: 17 ft / 5m
    Loss on way in:17 ft / 5 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Start Trailhead:end Caddo Lane  630 ft / 192 m
    Time:14 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:23 ft / 7 m
    Gain on way out:23 ft / 7 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Time:8 Minutes



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