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David MortensenCheaha  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2016

David Mortensen

Alabama state high point. Check!

Views were pretty.
Posted Jun 30, 2016 8:33 pm

larvitarLarvitour Stop #10  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 8, 2016


Drove past the high point on my way to my campsite, then walked back up after pitching my tent. The views from the tower were decent, though there's an even better vantage point down the hill between the hotel and its pool.
Posted Jun 8, 2016 11:22 am

xDoogiex#29  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2016


Fourth on my quick trip knocking out GA,SC,FL,and AL.
Posted Mar 16, 2016 4:13 am

Adam Doc FoxWhy So Nice?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 24, 2016

Adam Doc Fox

The humans at the state park were, like, the nicest, like, ever. For real.
Last highpoint of a 2,000 mile solo trip from Ohio getting Mississippi and Florida tambien.
Posted Feb 26, 2016 8:27 pm

funnyfarmComplete Whiteout  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 23, 2016


What a shame. The clouds were on the mountain and it was a complete whiteout. Even the museum was closed at the top. Glad to get there though. HP #21.
Posted Feb 26, 2016 11:02 am

punchlineState Highpoint #36  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2015


Part 2 of an overcaffeinated road trip of 4800 miles from Utah at Thanksgiving! Sweet Home Alabama ...
Posted Dec 11, 2015 3:39 pm

FletchMartinizing  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2015


At its best
Posted Jul 25, 2015 7:57 pm

huskertriguy#40  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 7, 2015


Little did I know I would get this into state highpoints.

I was close to a breaking point at work and my wife chased me out the door to get away.

Figured I had only 3 left east of Colorado, so I hit it: MS, AL, FL. This was the first of the three.

Headed up here after a tour of Bryant-Denny Stadium and "on the way" to Pensacola. Drove to the top as that was what was required. While the store & hotel had some activity, the summit area was unoccupied. Nice little views, fun observation tower.
Posted May 11, 2015 11:24 am

eric-grizIn the fog  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2015


A nice walk up to the top of the observation tower, but no views on this foggy morning. Northeast Alabama is surprisingly mountainous.
Posted Apr 5, 2015 9:00 pm

siekkidState HP #9  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2012


Great hike with my best cuz Matt. Nice views when hiking around the area.
Posted Jan 7, 2015 12:58 pm

CheesySciFi Did it from the lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 14, 2014


Took the Lake Trail from Cheaha Lake. It was very steep and difficult to find footing because of all the leaves. Autumn colors were at their peak at the lower elevations.
Posted Nov 16, 2014 11:10 am

bshirleyHP#11  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2014
This is my 4th highpoint this year all on layovers (this time on a layover from Atlanta). nice area to waste a few hours doing some hiking and birding
Posted Nov 4, 2014 5:59 pm

OutdooraholicHighpoint #29  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2014


Quick stop on the way back to Texas and we stayed at the hotel there on the mountain.
Posted Sep 12, 2014 3:38 pm

MaverickMerkBeautiful Sunrise  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2014


Approached from the North, parked at the end of Cheaha road. Trip up was about 3.5 miles and 1700' vertical, very pleasant hike. Cut crosscountry on the way up, but followed trails entirely, including the pinhoti, on the way back down.
Posted May 31, 2014 2:47 pm

TJ311Socked In  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2014


We camped for 2 nights on top of the mountain. Had to drive to the summit as it was raining. Very nice state park.
Posted May 6, 2014 7:59 pm

IdahoScottHighpoint #6  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 1999


One of the stops on a cross country road trip with my college buddy Eric. Thanks to Eric for letting me take this little side trip to hit this highpoint.
Posted Apr 7, 2014 5:49 pm

triviasteveA whirlwind trip through the south  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 21, 2013
On my last vacation, I decided to knock off some high points, as I'm fairly confident that it will be quite some time before I'm able to take another vacation. Nothing too spectacular about this one, but glad to add it to the completed list.
Posted Nov 15, 2013 10:41 am

terlanmat68#4  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2012
The actual high point area around the tower was a bit of a let down. Seems it should could be made much nicer given this is a state park. Also, it was quite crowded... but of course we were during the busier fall colors season. The more isolated trails were very nice.
Posted Jun 18, 2013 6:24 pm

eliotjgUnderrated  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2013


Drove to the top with my dad. The tower is ok, because you get 360 views but the several antennae and dirty glass detract from their quality. I would recommend that anyone visit Pulpit Rock, though; less than a mile round trip hike and an amazing view and rock formation. In my opinion, this place is the coolest natural area in the state of Alabama, and I have been to Alabama a few times.
Posted Apr 5, 2013 12:32 am

McCannster# 25  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 29, 2013


Halfway there! Unexpected nice views from the tower.
Posted Mar 31, 2013 11:17 am

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