Guess the spot: Maps Edition

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Backcountry Post, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. Jackson

    Jackson I like to go outside.

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    Added the question mark to make it a bit more challenging. This is east of the Mississippi, and it is fairly significant, though it may seem ordinary. I'll give some more clues if this is too obscure.
     
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  2. Kishenehn

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    That's pretty obscure, all right.


    Edit: ... but I think I figured it out. I'll let somebody else guess, though.
     
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  3. LarryBoy

    LarryBoy Hiker Trash

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    Hoosier Hill, highest pt in Indiana
     
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  4. LarryBoy

    LarryBoy Hiker Trash

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    Apologies for all the whiteouts guess spot 10.png
     
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  5. Kishenehn

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    Some cool trivia I learned about that place today, while trying to figure out the map: the first person to successfully summit all of the state highpoints completed his quest with a visit to Hoosier Hill in 1936. (Of course, there were only 48 highpoints back then ... )
     
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  7. Jackson

    Jackson I like to go outside.

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    That's a good way to end such a task. Zero effort required! It probably wasn't nearly as well-marked back then.
    It's fairly close to where I lived as a kid, and I'll be within 30 minutes of it over the next few days. I need to go see it!
     
  8. Jackson

    Jackson I like to go outside.

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    Absolutely insane. First, I can't imagine hauling a kayak that far. And second, the water they ran was nuts. Looks beautiful, but I am ok knowing I'll never run that creek.
     
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  9. Kishenehn

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    I'll look forward to that trip report. :)

    Reading about that guy, I wondered if he lived long enough to see Alaska and Hawaii admitted as states, and if he frantically planned a McKinley climb when he heard the news ...
     
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  10. Nick

    Nick Post 'em if you got 'em!

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  11. LarryBoy

    LarryBoy Hiker Trash

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    Actually, that's incorrect! :)

    I guess that's a hint as well?
     
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  12. mike_offerman

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    Mount Adams?
     
  13. LarryBoy

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    Yep, Mt Madison is featured front and center. You're up!
     
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    You got it, Grand Teton!
     
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