Platte County High Point Trip Report

Date: November 17, 2002
Author: Dave Covill

This is an easy one, although you need to get permission from the farmer to walk the fields. From the Buchanan cohp, I went W 1.5 on 116 from V to 20 Road, then south 3.0 miles to Fairview on the right. The 20 road became King road at the county line. Go 0.1 mile further past Fairview to a crest and a small pullout for field access on the west side.

With permission walk west into the field about 500 feet and look around. I agree with Dave Olson, there should not be 2 contour areas, just a single oval shaped one. Must have been some serious plowing over the years. It was cut corn stubble, but the rows went east-west, making for easier walking than at Buchanan #1 spot, which was against the grain, so to speak.