Campbell Hill Climber's Log

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tsbocook - Jan 6, 2020 9:31 am Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2017

HP #2  Sucess!

It is what it is, check out the many national parks close by.

Odycus

Odycus - Jul 21, 2019 10:28 pm Date Climbed: Nov 22, 2006

Not much to say  Sucess!

While in Columbus to watch the St Louis Blues (yay!), I meandered out and got myself a high point!

mtzfamily - Jun 30, 2019 2:45 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2019

2 of 2  Sucess!

We made a 14.5 hour 725 mile round-trip from Illinois to bag Hoosier Hill and Campbell Hill in the same day. The weather was fantastic and you could see for “miles!” Walk over to the spinning radar dish for an interesting piece of history. It appears they will be building a new museum in the future. That should be interesting.

Our Google Girlfriend routed us directly from Hoosier Hill. Along the way I lamented if this upcoming and future generations will lose map reading skills?!

On the way home we came up with a new game to pass the time....star spotting. Have you seen those metal stars people put on their houses? We shout out star when one was spotted. We spotted 8 triple star houses and my brother spotted a quadruple star house! You say “star” for every one you spot.

mgriffis

mgriffis - Feb 12, 2019 3:23 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2018

HP #16  Sucess!

Beautiful sunny day

mudhenwso

mudhenwso - Jan 27, 2019 3:44 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2004

2d High Point  Sucess!

Bellefontaine, Ohio - for a town that prides itself as the "Peak of Ohio" not a lot of publicizing the high point.

GlennD

GlennD - Nov 27, 2018 3:42 pm Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2018

HP#21  Sucess!

First of two HP's today, 2nd of the trip. Cold, overcast day with intermittent snow/rain. We lost a lot of good men summiting this one.

Wallylongridge

Wallylongridge - Nov 24, 2018 10:01 am Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2018

HP # 19  Sucess!

Schools out for Summer.

Walkoutnow

Walkoutnow - Nov 20, 2018 9:18 am Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2018

#32  Sucess!

2nd of 4 HP trip.
After Kentucky and a ton of driving. Off towards Greenville, OH to stay before hitting Indiana and Illinois following day.

billydheyhey

billydheyhey - Nov 19, 2018 9:00 am Date Climbed: May 28, 2015

HP #10!  Sucess!

Very 'urban' state highpoint.

Park in the lot of a school/education center, and then walk to the highpoint. Overlooks a wide open green field though which has some scenery to it.

r0cco

r0cco - Nov 7, 2018 1:01 pm Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2018

HP#2  Sucess!

Got in on a beautiful fall day. Cool to see the radar equipment. Actually a bit of view from the top of the hill.

themnkid

themnkid - Oct 23, 2018 7:20 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2018

Another  Sucess!

Did this one right after the IN highpoint. Park like area kept up well.

marciamallow

marciamallow - May 26, 2018 1:19 pm Date Climbed: Oct 27, 2010

HP #7  Sucess!

Hit up this HP on a drive east from CO..nicely well kept property and easy to find

urraca man

urraca man - May 18, 2018 5:31 pm Date Climbed: May 18, 2018

High point #5  Sucess!

Rainy day, but it was still a beautiful day to reach a state high point. This is my 5th high point. On a road trip to New Mexico!

Kristalea

Kristalea - Apr 17, 2018 12:42 pm Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2017

Highpoint #2  Sucess!

Nice little town

Joelam

Joelam - Apr 16, 2018 3:27 am Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2017

Campbell Hill #7  Sucess!

Enjoyed a can of Campbell soup on Campbell Hill!

jasonkriegelstein - Sep 18, 2017 6:51 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2013

High Point #1  Sucess!

First High Point

MJS

MJS - Oct 9, 2016 3:28 pm Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2016

U.S. Highpoint #7 - Campbell Hill  Sucess!

This trip definitely didn't go as planned. I made reservations at Indian Lake State Park in Lakeview Ohio with the idea of hitting both Campbell Hill and Hoosier Hill on the same day. Those of you with VWs will appreciate this. I have been a loyal customer of VW for the past 12 years, leasing a new car every three years. This is more of a rant than a climbing report.

I was packed up to leave, I put my cell phone in the car and locked the car to use the restroom. When I got back to the car I realized I forgot to put something in the trunk so I unlocked the trunk with the key remote. Just has I was closing the truck I realized I had laid the keys down inside the truck.

My car is a lease, so according to VW I have a free membership to AAA. So after tracking down two very nice Rangers, who first tried to open the car, and then offered me their cellphone to call AAA; I was informed by AAA that my membership expired because I exceed my leased mileage. I'm still making my lease payments, how does AAA know how many miles are on my car and why wasn't I informed of this fact by VW when I signed the lease.

Long story short; AAA told me to get bent, VW felt my pain but said they were unable to help me. I couldn't call a locksmith because the car doesn't have exterior locks. The Rangers finally called a towing service, who kindly charged me $55.00 for two minutes of work. I still had to squirm through the split seat and locate the keys in the trunk; did I mention that I have two herniated discs in my lower back. That fact didn't seem to bother the tow truck driver who was at least 25 years younger than he.

I'm sure the vast majority of you would say that I created this situation, and should have known better than to lay the keys in the trunk after driving VWs for 12 years; and the Buddhist in me would agree with you.

So after four hours of messing around to get the keys out, Campbell Hill was the only objective for this day. I don't look very happy in the picture I posted do I?

mbjakusz

mbjakusz - Sep 12, 2016 3:31 pm Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2015

HP# 20  Sucess!

This was our 20th Highpoint. We stopped by here on our way from Florida to Chicago, IL for a meeting. We had just hit Hoosier Hill, IN. The gates were closed when we arrive so we enjoyed the short, windy walk to the Highpoint.

THC73

THC73 - Jul 15, 2016 4:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2016

start of our roadtrip  Sucess!

We left my cousin's place in Columbus and were heading out to Denver and South Dakota for a vacation and to see America. This was our first High Point of the trip out of five.

larvitar

larvitar - Jun 8, 2016 11:57 am Date Climbed: May 18, 2016

Larvitour Stop #17  Sucess!

Drove up here on a beautiful May day. Unlike Hoosier Hill, this high point actually felt elevated: the wind was blowing harder than below and there was even a bit of a view. This was the last stop of my two-week, 17-state Southeastern highpoint tour, but certainly not the least.

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