Mount Sunflower Climber's Log

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calebEOC

calebEOC - May 10, 2015 11:29 pm Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2015

State HP #4  Sucess!

Drive up in a rental Hyundai on the way out to visit friends in Kentucky

Tonka

Tonka - Apr 20, 2015 6:03 pm Date Climbed: Apr 18, 2015

Summit all to our selves!  Sucess!

The air was thin but we were tough.

16herdmanr

16herdmanr - Feb 8, 2015 7:44 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2014

Rough Hike  Sucess!

One of the tougher summits in Kansas. Thankful that I made it up

Musisca - Feb 3, 2015 9:33 am Date Climbed: Jan 31, 2015

Snowy Day at Mt Sunflower

The roads were good down the dirt road to Mt. Sunflower, but it was cold and windy. Despite this being a relatively flat summit, the vast expanse of the surrounding plains is pretty amazing for someone from the East like me. I would recommend if you're going through Kansas to make the stop.

Climbing Jack

Climbing Jack - Jan 19, 2015 8:16 pm Date Climbed: Jan 2, 2015

2nd State Highpoint  Sucess!

Clear day and a deserted high point.

captain.ron

captain.ron - Jan 5, 2015 2:53 am Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2014

Had to do it!  Sucess!

Interesting "High Point"! Glad I went

GlennD

GlennD - Dec 17, 2014 12:11 am Date Climbed: Dec 16, 2014

HP #12  Sucess!

Arrived 1.5 hrs after sunset. Strong wind made for a chilly "climb". Google's gps was right on, took some nice pics in the dark but didn't linger due to the biting cold. Lots of UFOs in the sky

tdoughty

tdoughty - Dec 3, 2014 2:36 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2014

Road Trip!  Sucess!

Nice day drive out from Golden CO. I blew it and used my truck's GPS system for directions rather than the Summitpost beta. A little more scenic than I planned! Barbed wire fence gates and cows!

VtownStrider

VtownStrider - Oct 7, 2014 7:39 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2013

Hp 15  Sucess!

If I recall this one was in the middle of nowhere but the spot was marked with a cool metal sunflower.

Bark Eater

Bark Eater - Sep 16, 2014 11:56 am Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2014

Nice spot!  Sucess!

Delightful, peaceful place with amazing cloud formations. 90 degrees and a bit buggy with flies during our visit. The covered picnic table made a nice lunch spot. #39 for me, #26 for Lillian, #10 for John, #9 for Barb. Fun road trip!

AF_Hiker - Aug 20, 2014 11:03 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2014

HP #6  Sucess!

Drove right up to the summit. Very peaceful area.

Paul McClellan

Paul McClellan - Jul 14, 2014 1:49 pm Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2014

Thunderstorm  Sucess!

Interesting and surprisingly scenic drive on farming roads. Raced a "severe thunderstorm" back to Goodland on the way out.

harbor

harbor - Jun 15, 2014 1:36 am Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2014

Beautiful Sunshiny Day  Sucess!

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

iamrwood

iamrwood - Jan 13, 2014 11:37 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2013

Cows  Sucess!

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.

Woodswalker

Woodswalker - Nov 24, 2013 8:42 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2005

Mount Sunflower  Sucess!

Wide open prairie. Very beautiful.

Jimmy Rivers

Jimmy Rivers - Jul 21, 2013 11:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013

Loved the Sunflower setup  Sucess!

The actual High Point monument itself was my favorite so far. Otherwise, just rolling farms around us, similar to Nebraska. State HP #22

THalky

THalky - Jul 8, 2013 1:39 am Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2013

HP #22  Sucess!

A great little setup. Nice, considering it's a long ride with no hike to speak of.

JRaphaelson

JRaphaelson - May 26, 2013 10:51 am Date Climbed: May 26, 2013

Scenic Kansas Drive  Sucess!

Brought mountaineering axe and winter gear. It was a tough climb ;).

joseyinnet

joseyinnet - Mar 26, 2013 4:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2011

2nd of the day  Sucess!

some sunflowers by the road, but not any at the actual high point. Good reward for a nice long day of driving.

triviasteve - Mar 18, 2013 7:14 am Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2012

A hot day in Kansas  Sucess!

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...

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