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huskertriguySHP #15  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2012


No one else there. Nicely developed site, cute little trail that circumvents the highpoint itself.

The biggest thrill was taking highway 227 south from Hoosier Hill going well in excess of the speed limit. HIGHLY recommended on this roller-coaster road; the fines from any citations would be worth every penny. Not very safe, though, and probably a dick move to the locals.
Posted Jun 11, 2012 9:48 am

NJTripperNice HP site / #24  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2012


Was impressed by the comfortable site. Benches, Picnic table, Register.. Sign Post replaced by engraved stone marker. Access to 'Trailhead' is now a gravel driveway.. 'Summit' cards for date of ascent.. Postcard for High Point.. all very nice (and didn't have any trouble with the 'skeeters'..
Posted May 28, 2012 9:42 pm

bop11#1, 49 Highpoints to Go  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2011
Hoosier Hill! Thanks to the land owners for allowing people to visit. This is my wifes and mine first highpoint! 49 to go. The day we visited was a beautiful winter day 25* and sunny. There was about an inch of snow. Wish we could have stayed longer but were trying to get to Campbell Hill Ohio before dark, which we did but it closes at 3:30 on Saturdays. (Read the Red Tape Dummy)
Posted Jan 20, 2012 2:55 pm

McCannsterIndiana highpoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 18, 2011


This was a pretty cool highpoint, and good thing too, because I wasn't too impressed with Indiana until we got to the highpoint.
Posted Nov 25, 2011 10:02 am

EleutherosYEEEAAH BABY!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2011


Drove 4 hours for this one. Enjoyed a beer at "the top" where it was sunny, windy and cold... Incredible cornfield vistas.
Posted Nov 18, 2011 10:59 am

vbeckman74Wet Corn  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2009


Lots of rain and soggy corn.
Posted Aug 21, 2011 5:26 pm

xpdaIndiana  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 1995


With Jess, Rick, Mary, and Tim, at night.
Posted Aug 10, 2011 5:10 pm

climbmnHP#11  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2010


Nice day on our way to through Indiana.
Posted Aug 9, 2011 7:33 pm

markowensHoosier Hill  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2011


This was SHP #16 for me. There is a register to sign. (thanks to the person that maintains it) On the day I was there a couple of others had signed in as well. The locals must think we are crazy!
Posted Aug 7, 2011 9:05 am

kavakOff of Elliot Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2011


Pleasant drive from I-70 brought us to Indiana's highest point. Heck, it was even the first time being in the state. Walked a looped path thru the woods and saw no higher ground than what is marked.
Posted Aug 2, 2011 5:13 pm

Bark EaterGreat day!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 2011

Bark Eater

Beautiful spring day, no bugs. #24 for me, #11 for Lillian. Met fellow highpointers Mary and Bob from western Mass. at the "summit". It was #16 for them. Had great burgers complete with car hops at Jim's Place in Greenville, OH on our way to Campbell Hill.
Posted May 6, 2011 1:40 pm

islandborn11Torrential weather  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 19, 2011


Drove over there today from Dayton in ridiculous driving rain. If you didn't know ahead, you would never find it as all the signs are missing. Got pretty wet but another one marked off the list.
Posted Apr 20, 2011 12:09 am

Judd97State HP#8  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2010


Eighth highpoint! Love the road to the point, almost thought I was going to go airborne a few times!
Posted Nov 7, 2010 9:11 pm

BConleyHP #7  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2010


Easy to find. Road sign at actual HP missing as well as actual 'summit' sign. It's just a wooden post with the name and elevation written in pen.
Posted Aug 17, 2010 7:53 am

MtnManHPHP#6  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2010


Just drove from Ohio's HP. I was disappointed that the sign was missing at the actual HP. The bugs were bad. Next HP will be Black MTN in Kentucky.
Posted Aug 13, 2010 7:52 pm

HotovenFirst high point of my summer road trip!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2010


Tons of bugs and not a good view. The road driving from it was a fun experience though!
Posted Aug 11, 2010 3:34 pm

xDoogiexHP #10  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2010


We accidently went here instead of OH's first. We were then attacked by killer flying bugs. we barely made it out alive. 1st of 10 HP's of the trip
Posted Aug 11, 2010 1:51 am

mlandau3First Of Eleven This Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2010


Not too much to say about this one.
Posted Jul 31, 2010 4:48 pm

jeffh25HP # 20  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2010


Got eaten up by the highest mosquito's in Indiana and saw some huge corn. Good job of working with what you've got Indiana and making the Highpoint a nice little place too.
Posted Jul 29, 2010 9:15 pm

argothor#7  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 19, 2010


Hoosier was my 3rd highpoint for this trip, and first of the day. I had planned to do 3 more this day, but only got Ohio's and West Virginia's - Maryland's would have to wait until the next day.

Nothing terribly exciting about Hoosier Hill - just a wooded lot next to a corn or bean field. Certainly no vast vistas.
Posted May 31, 2010 8:31 pm

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