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AF_HikerHP #6  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2014
Drove right up to the summit. Very peaceful area.
Posted Aug 20, 2014 11:03 pm

Paul McClellanThunderstorm  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2014

Paul McClellan

Interesting and surprisingly scenic drive on farming roads. Raced a "severe thunderstorm" back to Goodland on the way out.
Posted Jul 14, 2014 1:49 pm

harborBeautiful Sunshiny Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2014


Gorgeous summer day. Not a cloud in the sky. Although no sunflowers were blooming this early, we happened to picked a weekend where all the cacti in the area (including the summit area) had huge yellow flowers. Also, surprisingly pretty views of the prairie-lands from the summit.

State HP #7
Posted Jun 15, 2014 1:36 am

iamrwoodCows  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2013


Got stopped by a state trooper on the way in and won a pricey ticket for speeding, but made it to the high point without much confusion. Stalked some cows on the prairie.
Posted Jan 13, 2014 11:37 pm

WoodswalkerMount Sunflower  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2005


Wide open prairie. Very beautiful.
Posted Nov 24, 2013 8:42 am

Jimmy RiversLoved the Sunflower setup  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013

Jimmy Rivers

The actual High Point monument itself was my favorite so far. Otherwise, just rolling farms around us, similar to Nebraska. State HP #22
Posted Jul 21, 2013 11:38 pm

THalkyHP #22  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013


A great little setup. Nice, considering it's a long ride with no hike to speak of.
Posted Jul 8, 2013 1:39 am

JRaphaelsonScenic Kansas Drive  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2013


Brought mountaineering axe and winter gear. It was a tough climb ;).
Posted May 26, 2013 10:51 am

joseyinnet2nd of the day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2011


some sunflowers by the road, but not any at the actual high point. Good reward for a nice long day of driving.
Posted Mar 26, 2013 4:18 pm

triviasteveA hot day in Kansas  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2012
A scorcher of a day - 100's throughout the region. But a nice drive along quite a few dusty roads that my gps didn't know about, and I somehow managed to find it - then relied on instinct to get me on a main road back to Colorado...

Cool artwork there, signed the log... I wonder if anyone really checks those things or does anything with them...
Posted Mar 18, 2013 7:14 am

michael350ls1highpoint #5  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2011


my first highpoint in a jeep. did a cool timelapse with sunrise. Drove Straight from highpoint #4 black mesa ok.
Posted Feb 13, 2013 12:50 am

xbaghattwo   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2002


Posted Jan 19, 2013 8:26 pm

FletchI liked this place.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2011


w/ Ranger
Posted Dec 28, 2012 1:33 pm

Walkoutnow#6  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2012


Atleast all the dirt roads were fairly smooth. Worth seeing a part of the country that I wouldn't have seen otherwise.
Posted Jul 10, 2012 7:56 pm

MountainHikerCONice drive  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2012


We parked at the cattle guard so we would at least have a nice walk to stretch our legs. This “summit” fits in the category of a drive across country we otherwise wouldn’t have seen.
Posted Mar 25, 2012 6:20 pm

tubularbillsPromotion High Point  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 29, 2010


This was my second high point. Accomplished the drive following getting promoted to Capt in the USAF down in Oklahoma. Great trip, awesome sunset.
Posted Sep 28, 2011 11:06 pm

markowensHP #19  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011


After climbing Elbert in CO the day before, I was ready for an easy one! Thanks to the property owners for their hospitality! If you take your time and look around, there really is a lot to see! (just watch where you step)
Posted Sep 5, 2011 11:56 am

vbeckman74Mount?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2004


Buffalo, cattle and antelope. What it lacks in height, it makes up for in creativity at the summit.
Posted Aug 21, 2011 5:31 pm

xpdaKansas  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 1995


Whew! What a hike!
Posted Aug 10, 2011 4:53 pm

awilk7Tilted sea of gold  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 17, 2005
Had the summit all to myself :) Beautiful place, actually.
Posted Aug 1, 2011 3:41 pm

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