Category Archives: General

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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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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Highpointers Foundation Sit on the Bench Contest

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 Access Dates for Illinois

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 … Continue reading

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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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Sioux City Journal article on 2015 Iowa Convention

The Sioux City Journal has an article in its March 14, 2016, talking about the Highpointers Convention in 2015 at Hawkeye Point. The article begins, “For the first time in years, a national convention came to Osceola County…”

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