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Holsti977th Highpoint in 4 days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2007


After climbing Mount Frissell, CT and visiting High Point, New Jersey we still had one Highpoint left to do on our final day before our flight left Philly the next morning. Hungry and tired we drove to the top of Delaware in the dark, got out in a neighborhood filled with houses and took our picture by the sign. Sherpani was discontent. Bribed her with promise of a good meal, and told her she could plan our next "vacation". HP #30. HP #21 for my wife. 7th highpoint of the trip.
Posted Oct 12, 2007 12:58 pm

tioga#13  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 3, 2007


Did this just to grab it as HP #13.
Posted Sep 15, 2007 10:54 pm

Bark EaterWhat a view!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2006

Bark Eater

I reached the summit shortly before dusk. While breathing in the rarified air, I took in the sweeping, majestic view of the nearby trailer park from this lofty parapet.

Seriously, see my note under additions if you want to experience some really neat local trails while you are in Wilmington.
Posted Aug 23, 2007 1:46 pm

akashiruRough Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2007


This one wasn't too difficult...funny though to have everyone in the neighborhood staring.
Posted Aug 4, 2007 11:14 pm

DubsSuch Silliness  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2007


Drove there on a whim and then went out to Olive Garden afterwards......
Posted Aug 3, 2007 11:50 am

Steve GruhnFrom east  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2001
Solo "ascent." My 39th state highpoint.
Posted Jul 20, 2007 4:23 pm

rkrevaldSummit Number Eleven  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2007


Our first "Suburban Summit." Please see http://50summits.blogspot.com for a complete report.
Posted Apr 19, 2007 9:11 pm

TracyHighpoint #14  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 13, 2007


Did this one with my wife (her first) and my friend/coworker, Bristol Ellington (his second). They weren't as in to the experience as I was. They sat in the car while I looked for, and found, the USGS brass or bronze benchmark across the street from the sign. I also went to the portion of the neighboring trailer park rumored to be 3 feet higher. Beware of the dog!
Posted Apr 17, 2007 2:46 pm

The edgeHP #7  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2002

The edge

April's fool...
WOW downtown Wilmington!!!
Scary HP
Posted Mar 14, 2007 2:58 pm

e-docEnd to a day of wandering  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2007


Wandering with my son. To NYC from Philly, via the Del-Mar-Va peninsula. Arrived at 8 pm. Obligatory pictures, then off to Hoboken! (Highpointing as a hobby is indicative we all have issues!)
Posted Jan 16, 2007 3:34 am

musicmountain10:30 PM Highpoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2006


On the way back north from Mt. Rogers. Summited this mighty mountain after 5 hours of traffic on the freeway
Posted Oct 24, 2006 5:10 am

surgentMet Doreen  Sucess!


Was there in 2001 and again in 2005 with my wife. Both times, easy drive up. Met Doreen K., who lives nearby and is the self-appointed historian of the HP. We walked the fields and trailer park and the points up on the PA state line. She also told us where we could locate one of the witness markers - it's along the sidewalk, across from the blue sign, in a cut-out. You may have to brush away some dirt to see it. It's not much but it is something tangible to tag. Actually, a fun experience.
Posted Oct 19, 2006 7:53 pm

starship_jenDrive-Up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2006


Beautiful fall day. HP #22.
Posted Oct 16, 2006 2:54 pm

royswkrCrew working at tower with gate open  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 27, 1991
Also visit alternate HP near Centerville but don't find BM
Posted Aug 8, 2006 10:51 pm

NavySeabeeRoute Climbed: Residential streets of Wilmington  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2005


Last of my highpoints for the weekend (WV, MD, PA previous day). Returned to VA Beach via the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. This one is a check in the box at best - HP #5!
Posted Jul 21, 2006 10:41 pm

AlpinistBusinessman's route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2006


My 14th state highpoint and the first that I've done in a suit and tie.
Posted Apr 12, 2006 2:29 am

kozRoute Climbed: Ummm... Date Climbed: September 22, 2001  Sucess!


Highpoint #8 for me, and so far the only one I've done in a bathing suit (had the family in tow and just left Sesame Place for the day).
Posted Jan 2, 2006 11:35 pm

hgrapidRoute Climbed: took the road Date Climbed: 2/8/02  Sucess!


Went with my friend Kim before she left for 3 1/2 years of working/living in Japan. Initially we drove too far, and were in a bad part of Wilmington. We drove back up the road, and there was the street sign. It was a small hill to get to the top, but no more than 50 feet up from the main sub-highway. We passed the tower up to higher ground, and asked around for the highpoint location. Some kids were biking by near their house, and it occurred to me that this is the ONLY residential highpoint - (i.e. located in a neighborhood among several homes). All the other highpoints are remote, even if on somebody's land, and Jerimoth Hill, RI is in the woods.

We asked a woman where the actual highpoint was, and she pointed to a white rock. Basically, the whole street is like the highpoint, and it is really disconcerting nonetheless.

Basically, I was glad to get this one done. The Delaware Highpoint isn't too far off of I-95, and no other highpoint is anywhere near this most traveled road in the United States. It really discourages you to see how developed the land is, but considering the fact that the other 49 aren't developed like this, you should feel better.

Posted Oct 7, 2005 2:13 pm

TLPRoute Climbed: there's nothing to climb Date Climbed: August 11, 2005  Sucess!


Drove to this highpoint. Took some pictures to prove I was there, and then left. Nothing really to see.
Posted Oct 3, 2005 9:40 am

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