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News Coverage of Highpointers Convention in Montana

The Carbon County News in Red Lodge, Montana, has a nice article on the Highpointers convention. Convention organizer John Mitchler was quoted in the article: The toughest climb for Mitchler is Granite Peak. “It’s nasty. It’s hands on rock climbing. … Continue reading

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Lucy Westlake at 12 Claims to Be Youngest to Summit the Lower 48

Congratulations Lucy Westlake of Naperville, Illinois, who was 12 years, 8 months and 18 days old when she claimed to be the youngest girl to complete all 48 states. The article notes that the family does not have a television … Continue reading

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Highpointers Club Facebook August Photo Contest

Here’s the Highpointers Club Facebook August Photo Contest.

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

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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Member 72 Year Old Kathy Clark Seeks to Be Oldest Woman To Summit Denali

Kathy Clark, who is 72, is seeking to be the oldest to summit Denali. According to the Clarion Peninsula which profiled her on July 7, 2016 she is training 3 to 4 hours a day. Her most difficult climb so … Continue reading

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Congratulations Cops on Top on the 2016 Summit Climbs

Congratulations Cops on Top on another widely attempt to have climbers on top of all 50 states celebrating fallen police officers. Details of the event are on their facebook page.

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2017 Highpointers Convention July 20-22 at Mount Greylock

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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”  … Continue reading

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Wendy Comstock (1952-2016)

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 … Continue reading

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