Issue #74 of Apex to Zenith


Highlights of Issue #74 (Third Quarter Autumn) issue of Apex to Zenith:

Cover – Group shots of organizations doing highpoints — 50-50-1, 50 for Tibert – Cops on Top
2-3 – Color summit photos
4-6 – 50 completers: Neal Andrews, Christopher Birrer, Jack Edwads, Dave Green, David Interlicchia
7-8 – Gerry Roach on a 10,033 mile journey to highponts
9 – 48 finisher Gary Fisher
10-11 – Highpointers 2006 Convention in South Carolina
12 – HP Liasons: Cost for access to Gannett Peak via Ink Wells using Ramona is $100/person
13 – New members (Arizona wins for 2008 convention)
14 – Highpointers 2007 convention will be July 27-28 in Wisconsin
14 – Jack Longacre project: Diane and Charlie Winger escorted him to Cerro de Punta in Puerto Rico, Stuart Smith took him Ama Dablam in the Himalayas; Barb Gurtler took him to Carstenz Pyramid; Rudy Vedovell took him to Greece; Mere Thomsen took him Costa Rica; Allen and Dianah Downs took him to Mount Kosciszko; Bob Packard and Ken Jones took him to Ojos del Salado in Chile and Adam Helman took him Mount Aconcagua. A successful Everest summit is all that remains to complete the 7 summits.
14 – The Arkansas Gazette reports on the passing of 50 completer Jack Allsup
15 – Rick Hartman S.afety O.n S.ummits column #15 on wild animal encounters
16 – Fred Lobdell on County Highpointing
17 – Gerry Roach on the summit of Big Bend National Park
18 – Dave Covill on the Highpointers Foundation formally being created
19 – Highpointer regional gatherings in New York, Arizona and New Hampshire
20-21 – 50-50-1, 50 for Tibert – Cops on Top
22-23 – Color summit photos
24 – Milestones
25 – New map of Granite Peak from First Ascent Press
25 – Dave and Sue Pellegrini will do this year’s Highpointers Calendar
26 – Merc
27 – Color photos
Back Cover – Bob Carpenter and Sue Miller in love reunites on South Dakota

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