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Cat and Pig on a fantastic highpoint 2011

Cat and Pig on a fantastic highpoint 2011

Page Type: Trip Report

Object Title: Cat and Pig on a fantastic highpoint 2011

Date Climbed/Hiked: Sep 2, 2011


Page By: sm0421

Created/Edited: Sep 14, 2011 / Sep 17, 2011

Object ID: 746182

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[Updated: 09/17/2011] SummitPosters, if you like this report, please vote for it, thanks! Check my profile for all my state highpoint reports.

Iowa's highpoint is my #37th and the last one during my Labor Day 5-highpoint trip. It was a lot of driving but an amazing highpointing experience.

Logitics - Don't worry about the construction of highway 60/59, detour sign is very clear so just stay on I-90 and get off the exit to Worthington. If you drive south to the highpoint, it's on the left side of the highway - you have to cross the highway.


On our way to the highpoint, just a relaxed 5 hour drive from Illinios' highpoint.


Here is the highpoint, it's a very open area.


Me and wife at Hawkeye point!


Wife on the highpoint, in the back there are distance to all the other 49 highpoints, the distance are suspicious, though.


A very playful old cat on the highpoint, very friendly to people.


On our way out this pig came out and tried to block our way, it's great to play with the 'wild' animals on a highpoint!

Definitely recommend this highpoint to my fellow highpointers.




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surgentMuch has changed


Voted 10/10

I was here in 1998, before any development was ever done. It looks very nice! Enjoyed the photos of the wildlife :)
Posted Sep 15, 2011 12:44 pm



Voted 10/10

this made me chuckle!
Posted Sep 15, 2011 2:24 pm



Hasn't voted

this is definitly a fun highpoint, worth the trip!
Posted Sep 17, 2011 12:46 pm

JowLike the pig!


Voted 10/10

Nicely done.
Posted Sep 21, 2011 11:36 am

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