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Ascent of Granville County High Point on 2015-11-10

Climber: Tom Layton

Others in Party:Vince Kloster
Charles Zerphey
Date:Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Granville County High Point
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:740 ft / 225 m

Ascent Trip Report

Access to the northern point has changes since previous trip reports. The route from the east side past the cemetery is now posted and leased to a hunting club. We were able to find a reasonable alternative (1.5 miles roundtrip with 160 net gain) after asking at the farm-shop further south on the east side of Range Road. Let me know if you need more details. Don't go this route without permission.

The southern point (Tallyho benchmark, south of Tattersall Drive) remains as described prevously. We walked up from the cul-de-sac and did not see any residents.

Stats below include both points.

Conspicuous as these hills are, I found it odd that they are not named on the map. I did find references online that suggest the names are Mayfield Mountain and Jenkins Mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:300 ft / 91 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Trailhead:440 ft / 134 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack



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