2016 Highpointers Convention August 12-13 at Red Lodge, Montana

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The 30th annual Highpointers Convention will be held August 12-13, 2016 at Red Lodge, Montana. John Mitchler will be hosting. Here’s a summary.
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2017 Highpointers Convention July 20-22 at Mount Greylock

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Mick Dunn and Ruth Anne Heselbarth, along with Mark and Ginny Adam, welcome all of you to the Massachusetts 2017 Highpointers Konvention to be held in North Adams and the Berkshire Mountains on July 20-22, 2017. Visit the convention Facebook page.

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48 Completers at May 31, 2016

Many thanks to John Mitchler who has spent countless hours working on a table for the 48 completers. Here’s the list that is updated every year and is released in this years  Highpointers Club Directory as a supplement to the newsletter “Apex to Zenith”  by the newsletter editors in Colorado.  This directory comes out with the 2nd Quarter issue of the newsletter each year and in included in the members dues.

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50 Completers at May 31, 2016

Many thanks to John Mitchler who has spent countless hours working on the table for the 50 completers.

Here’s the list that is updated every year and is released in this years Highpointers Club Directory as a suppliment to the newsletter “Apex to Zenith”  by the newsletter editors in Colorado.  This directory comes out with the 2nd Quarter issue of the newsletter each year and is included in the members dues.

The 50 completers list is updated and maintained by John Mitchler

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Wendy Comstock (1952-2016)

Mark and Wendy Comstock with watermelon on Campbell Hill
We are sorry to hear of the passing of Wendy Comstock. Wendy’s smiling and positive appearance at almost all the Club convention has been an inspiration. Among other things she and her husband Mark Comstock were always the ones giving out the watermelons at our traditional watermelon fest at the convention.
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Highpointers Foundation Sit on the Bench Contest

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The Highpointers Foundation is sponsoring a contest to see who can photograph themselves sitting on the most Highpointers Foundation benches which are near 23 highpoints.
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Pretty in Pink: New T-Shirt and Cap Added To Merc


The Highpointers Merc has added 2 new products – a pink cap and a pink t-shirt. To complete your ensemble you can also get a pink tote bag.

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2016-2017 Highpointers Board of Directors

Highpointers Board 2015-2016
2015-2016 Highpointers Board at Hawkeye Point, Iowa, convention.
Left to right:
Gary Szelc, Marion Bauman, Kamell Abdenour, John Keator, Charlie Feris, Kathy Dalsaso, Nikki Hemphill, Mark Comstock, Ray Nelson, Jim Sutton, Mick Dunn, Don Holmes, Tim Webb, Alan Ritter
Not Pictured: Roger Rowlett

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2016 Access Dates for Illinois

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Charles Mound is private property with the owners house near the summit. In its history has been closed to the public and there has been a fee.

The owners have given us permission to visit the summit during daylight hours the first Saturday/Sunday weekends of June, July, August and September. There is no charge.

You cannot visit other times.
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Climb Talk Interview with John Mitchler on Highpointers Club History

Newsletter editor John Mitchler was interviewed on the ClimbTalk radio show on Radio 1190 Denver/Boulder talking about highpointing at Highpointers history.

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