Hoosier Hill Climber's Log

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tsbocook - Jan 6, 2020 9:33 am Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2017

HP #3  Sucess!

There isn't a lot going on out here

manicchick - Sep 2, 2019 12:38 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2019

Hoosier Hill - Highpoint #2  Sucess!

Highpoint #2 in our home state was super easy to get to. Google will take you there accurately. There's a register here as well. We only wish we would have brought a picnic lunch to enjoy there.

Odycus

Odycus - Jul 21, 2019 10:24 pm Date Climbed: Nov 21, 2006

Let's go Blues!  Sucess!

On my way to watch a "Thanksgiving-eve" Blues game in Columbus back in 2006, I bagged my first non-MO high point at Hoosier Hill.

mtzfamily - Jun 30, 2019 3:04 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2019

1 of 2  Sucess!

We made a 14.5 hour 725 mile round trip from Illinois to bag this and Campbell Hill today. Though we were not the first to crest the peak for this day. The mosquitoes took a few minutes to find us, but we got in a some pictures and headed off to the next leg of our journey before volunteering too much blood. Road signs for the highpoint confirmed what our Google girlfriend was telling us. The weather was fantastic for this journey.

mgriffis

mgriffis - Feb 12, 2019 3:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2018

HP #16  Sucess!

Pouring rain -grateful this one is in the trees

Jay Detty

Jay Detty - Feb 4, 2019 11:03 am Date Climbed: Feb 2, 2019

Very nicely kept.  Sucess!

HP#3. This highpoint is in the middle of nowhere very close to the Ohio State line near Darke County. It is in the middle of a very large farm inside a small grove of trees on a slightly elevated knoll. We read that it is privately owned and the owners are happy to have visitors. It is only about 50 feet off of the road. We were uncertain about the parking situation because the ground was snow covered. Inside the knoll was a picnic table, park bench, fire ring, large engraved stone and mailbox that contains the registration notebook and keepsake visitor card. Very clean and well kept.

GlennD

GlennD - Nov 27, 2018 3:57 pm Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2018

HP#22  Sucess!

3rd HP of trip, 2nd of day. Cold & overcast weather made for a quick stop.

Wallylongridge

Wallylongridge - Nov 24, 2018 10:05 am Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2018

HP # 20  Sucess!

Fun drive to the highpoint!

Walkoutnow

Walkoutnow - Nov 20, 2018 9:21 am Date Climbed: Nov 18, 2018

#33  Sucess!

3rd of 4 HP trip.
Stayed in Greenville and up to hit this one before driving all the way to Illinois HP. Props to Indiana for taking good care of the simple HP here in a little wooded area amongst farms and a few houses near by. Always nice to see effort put into things like this.

billydheyhey

billydheyhey - Nov 19, 2018 8:56 am Date Climbed: May 31, 2015

HP #11!  Sucess!

Drove to this HP before a Cincinnati Reds game...

Simple quick walk in the woods, surrounded by all farm fields.

r0cco

r0cco - Nov 7, 2018 1:03 pm Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2018

HP#3  Sucess!

Nice little plot of forest in the middle of some fun farm roads. Not really the "feel" of a highpoint, but a nice little spot in the woods with a fire pit and sponsored bench.

themnkid

themnkid - Oct 23, 2018 7:18 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2018

Country setting  Sucess!

In farm country here. Not much to see. Nicely kept though.

pattyd82ab - Aug 7, 2018 9:59 am Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2018

Number 11  Sucess!

My 11th highpoint, I think. We drove here from Eldora Speedway after a race. Met up with some locals who were surprised is was the high point. It is not the most apparent thing when driving down the road, but would be a great spot for a break if you're driving in the area.

marciamallow

marciamallow - May 26, 2018 12:41 pm Date Climbed: Mar 12, 2017

HP #34  Sucess!

Loved the drive to this highpoint, beautiful country roads

urraca man

urraca man - May 18, 2018 5:33 pm Date Climbed: May 18, 2018

High Point #6  Sucess!

2nd high point of the day. It was rainy driving to Hoosier Hill but when I got there the rain had stopped. Nice area. Really enjoyed it! Beautiful driving through farm country.

Kristalea

Kristalea - Apr 17, 2018 12:44 pm Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2017

Highpoint #3  Sucess!

Brought me to a part of the Midwest I never would have seen!

Joelam

Joelam - Apr 15, 2018 11:46 am Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2017

Hoosier Hill #3  Sucess!

Made this summit on the first day of taking on a new job. Definitely one of the longest hikes I've taken... ;-)

jasonkriegelstein - Sep 18, 2017 6:54 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2013

High Point #3  Sucess!

Second High Point

MJS

MJS - Oct 9, 2016 3:53 pm Date Climbed: Oct 6, 2016

U.S. Highpoint #8 - Hoosier Hill  Sucess!

Please read my October 4, 2016 Climber's Log Post for Campbell Hill to appreciate this post.

I attempted to go to Hoosier Hill on October 5, but after getting lost for more than three hours, and my level of frustration from the day before, I decided to call it quits. I was planning to head home the next day not knowing what tomorrow would bring. After sleeping on my situation and a discussion with my wife, I went and reserved an additional night at the campground.

I was committed to not returning to the campground without finding Hoosier Hill; and I did!

mbjakusz

mbjakusz - Sep 12, 2016 3:27 pm Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2015

HP #19  Sucess!

This was our 19th Highpoint. We stopped by this one and Campbell Hill, OH on a trip from Florida to a meeting in Chicago, IL.

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