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redmondRoute Climbed: Elliot Road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 19, 2006
Driving from Boston to Terre Haute, saw that it was really close to the highway and decided to stop by it. The rollercoaster of a road out to it was fun. The highpoint itself not to interesting, but it was a great way to get off the interstate and see the real Indiana.
Posted Nov 27, 2006 4:42 am

ScottComplete waste of time-never again  Sucess!


My employer sent me to Indianapolis for some training. We had free weekend and my co-worker wanted to visit Hoosier Hill while I wanted to visit some caves. Unfortunately, I let the co-worker (whom shall remain nameless) have the final say and we went to Hoosier Hill.

It’s not even a hill and I’ll never forgive my co-worker for this. This is the single most disappointing and sorriest excuse for a hill I’ve seen in my life! Needless to say, I will never go there again.

(No offence to anyone whom might actually like this place, but I didn't in the least).
Posted Nov 20, 2006 5:47 pm

TLPHoosier Highpoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2006


The road leading up to this highpoint is a great road. It was very pretty, full of great fall colors. It's bumpy too, like a roller coaster. The highpoint area is really cleaned up nice. It's very peaceful and quiet. Looked very nice too in the fall. A cool highpoint.
Posted Oct 26, 2006 2:58 pm

surgentI was there too...  Sucess!


Easy visit. Now back to Chicago.
Posted Oct 19, 2006 8:16 pm

e-docHP  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2006


Taking scenic route to Cleveland, bagging some state and county highpoints. Strange hobby, driving to stand in the midst of a grove of trees in nowheres Indiana. A wonderful way to see country, meet people and visit areas I wouldn't see otherwise. Ate apple and enjoyed. State #16.
Posted Oct 18, 2006 5:30 pm

TiogaBradford#6  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2006


My brother and I were driving I-70 from Colorado to Pennsylvania, and since it's so close to the interstate, we had to make the stop. It was my 6th highpoint, and I think it was my brother's 12th.
Posted Sep 23, 2006 11:51 pm

GuyFromOHHardest summit on the planet  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2006
Walked right up to this one, and had to investigate the mailbox in the middle of nowhere. I was going after the geocache located in the same spot, I signed the log book.
Posted Sep 4, 2006 3:04 am

Tracy12th of 13 state highpoints for me  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2006


I was in Dayton, Ohio for a conference and took an early morning sidetrip into Indiana to bag this highpoint at 8:15 AM. I bagged Campbell Hill in Ohio the next morning with a friend/coworker, Bristol Ellington.
Posted Jun 3, 2006 5:40 pm

fpdclimberRoute Climbed: The only one Date Climbed: 9-11-05  Sucess!
Made the trip for Cops on Top 2005.
Posted Feb 1, 2006 6:20 am

Scott WisherRoute Climbed: Elliot Road Date Climbed: December 28, 2005  Sucess!

Scott Wisher

While on vacation to the state of my birth and life until age 23, I proceeded to Hoosier Hill, a nicely kept State Highpoint. Glad to say that I've looked down upon all those in Indiana.

To see the pictures from Hoosier Hill, click here.

Posted Jan 5, 2006 9:53 pm

kozRoute Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: October 18, 2002  Sucess!


Highpoint #13. Took turns driving all the way out & back with a similarly-crazed fellow highpointer from MA, just to bag IN & OH.
Posted Jan 2, 2006 11:58 pm

Tbacon251Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: 09-11-2005  Sucess!


Reached the summit during the Cops on Top high point challenge to remember the police officers who lost their lives during the 9-11 attacks. Officers from around the country reached their states high points in memorial of the fallen.
Posted Sep 11, 2005 7:08 pm

chmoore577Date Climbed: May 30, 2002  Sucess!


My second state highpoint of the day and 2nd overall.
Posted Sep 1, 2005 8:10 am

climber46Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2002  Sucess!


Visited this state highpoint when I happened to be travelling in the area anyway.
Posted Jul 19, 2005 10:05 pm

jnoffsingerRoute Climbed: 100 Yard Dash from Car Date Climbed: August 2003  Sucess!


I grew up only 15 miles from the highest point in Indiana. However, it took me 30 years to get there. The summit was a great family experience with my Colorado cousins making the journey to the peak. We were mistaken by the false summit of the adjacent cornfield before we found the ID sign along the roadside. Wow! What a view of Indiana woodlands from the summit.
Posted Jul 17, 2005 10:31 pm

IlafanDate Climbed: June 2002  Sucess!


I liked the sign and the steps over the fence.
Posted Apr 3, 2005 6:08 pm

Steve GruhnDate Climbed: November 7, 2001  Sucess!
Not much of a walk.
Posted Jan 30, 2005 5:37 pm

mtsptfamRoute Climbed: There was a route? Date Climbed: May 28, 2003  Sucess!


Wife and I summitted this beast in record time. This was our 4th high point, though high and point are not words I was thinking of at the time of summitting. More like fields, trees & bugs. Highpointing though does take you to areas of the country I know I would never have gone to see on my own. God's creation is good even in the flatlands.
Posted Dec 16, 2004 12:26 pm

phillinleyDate Climbed: august 2002  Sucess!


First state highpoint acheived. This was the week after a failed attempt at Long's Peak so this was helped me feel better bagging this monster ;)
Posted Sep 24, 2004 1:08 am

hgrapidRoute Climbed: Cart Road Date Climbed: 8/14/01  Sucess!


I took I-74 to I-70 just to grab this highpoint. Off I-70, I took the rollercoaster road to the highpoint area. I managed to find the highpoint in the area, and got my third highpoint in three days!
Posted May 3, 2004 7:39 pm

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