Issue #83 of “Apex to Zenith”

4th Quarter 2008 A to ZHighlights of the Fourth Quarter (Winter) issue #83 of Apex to Zenith which is available to members include:

Cover – Highpointing The Great One – Denali (Part 2), Kyle Atkins capturing a classic shot of the final summit ridge on Denali (Mount McKinley, Alaska).

2 – Photos of Highpointers on various State Highpoints.
3 – Editors note.
4 & 5 – 50 Completers Dave Baker and Mike Martinson: 20 Years to do 50 Highpoints and 3 years to prepare their writing.


5 – Conrad Lapp completes 50 with “Bird Feeder” determination.  Jere & Barbara Hanan, Tom Ferguson, Tom Nisbett, Doris Spencer and Kent Willoughby finish the Lower 48.
8 – Highpoint Updates, Tri-Points. Klimbin’ Kollaborator.
9 – President Bush focuses World attention on Highpointing, by Dave Pasley
10 – The Jack Longacre Ashes Project draws to a close, by Jean Trousdale
11 – The County Highpointer, by Roy Wallen.  The Signpost Project in Jack’s Glade.  Information on the 19th Annual “Wilderness Wildlife Week” in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
12- Errata, Presidents Message and Le Cache.
13 – New Members.
14 thru 17 – New Jersey Convention 2009 information and registration form.  The area, what to do and places to stay.
18 thru 24 – Highpointing the Great One – Part 2: On the Mountain, by Kyle Atkins (concept by Rick Hartman)
25 – HP Foundation News by Dave Covill
26 thru 28 – Air Pressure and Mount McKinley, by Adam Helman
28 & 29 – Safety on Summits (S.O.S).  #24 “The dreded Dis-Eases of Altitude.”
30 & 31 – Photos of Highpointers having fun!!!  With updates.
32 & 33 – The Merc and other items…
34 – Barry’s Excellent (Motorcycle & Highpoint) Adventure, by Barry, Susan and Harmony Creek
35 – Highpoint Handstands photos.

Back Cover – “Love Photo” at Ebright Azimuth.  Highpointer John Martello with Grandson Joseph A. Draw (age 18 days, 3 hours, 12 minutes).

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