Upcoming Highpointer Events
- Mount Washington Officially Second Coldest Place on Earth On February 16
- Solo Hiker Dies on Presidentials During Extreme Weather
- Proposal to Rename South Elbert to Mount William & Mary
- Kevin Jorgesona dn Tommy Caldwell Climb Yosemite’s Dawn Wall of El Capitan in 19 days
- CNN Story on Lowest Highpoints
- Lonnie Dupre Has Become the First to Solo Climb McKinley in January
- Cold Enough to Freeze Bubbles on Mount Washington
- 85-year-old Webster Groves Man Called Oldest to Summit Kilimanjaro
- Nifty Video of the Cheaha Pinhoti the Turkey New Year’s Drop
- Extensive Changes Planned for Abol Trail on Katahdin
- Badwater Ultramarathon Returns to Death Valley
- Air Force Cadets Attempt to Climb “50 States 50 Summits”
- Mauna Kea Access Road Closure Possible on October 7 During 30 Meter Telescope Dedication
- Barbara Polk Washburn (1914-2014) – First Female Climber of Mount McKinley
- Second Annual Black Mountain Madness Bicycle Ride on October 4, 2014
- Proposal to Rename Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak
- Fatality at Mirror Lake West of Outpost Camp on Mount Whitney
- Writer Karen Sykes Believed Killed on Rainier
- 3 Helicopter Rescues in June on Katahdin
- Mount Magazine Butterfly Festival June 20-21
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We are thrilled to see the first trailer Gary Scurka and Kathleen Wolffe’s new film American Highpoints by Every Step Productions. Gary and Kathleen have attended club conventions and interviewed numerous members in the preparation for their movie.
Thanks Heyward Douglass, executive director of the Foothills Trail Conference, for the shoot out of the Highpointers Club in a wonderful article about the new viewing platform on Sassafras Mountain that appeared in the Citizen-Times on February 9, 2015, in … Continue reading
The Woodall Mountain summit dedicated during the 2010 convention but which disappeared shortly afterwards has been recovered after being discovered hidden in a well and tied to a garden hose. Great job! The text of the announcement: PLAQUE RECOVERED – … Continue reading
The 2015 Highpointers Calendar is available at The Merc.
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee attended Wednesday, October 22, 2014, formal transfer of Jerimoth Hill from Brown University to the state who was represented by Dean David Targan. Highpointer Club liaison Stony Burk who has been active in facilitating … Continue reading
Highpointer Michael Hylland has a very nice and slick page on Highpoint Geology!
Nena & Bomber Brown, Lizzie Brammer, Valerie Naylor, Jim Hawkins and Rick Harman received Frank Ashley Awards at 2014 Highpointers Convention in Tennessee
Nena & Bomber Brown, Lizzie Brammer, Valerie Naylor, Jim Hawkins and the Jack Longacre Memorial team received Frank Ashley Awards at the 2014 Highpointers convention in Tennessee.
Kathy Dalsaso Mitchler and Alan Ritter received Vin Hoeman Awards at the Tennessee 2014 convention.
Tim Webb was received the Jakk Longacre Award, the highest award of the club, at the Tennessee 2014 convention. The nomination information is below:
Lorrie Krontz, Chris Quoyeser, AlphaGraphics Team, Shelby Arnold and Matthew Padilla receive Paul Zumwalt Awards at the Tennessee 2014 Highpointers Convention
Lorrie Krontz, Chris Quoyeser, AlphaGraphics Team, Shelby Arnold and Matthew Padilla receive Paul Zumwalt Awards at the Tennessee 2014 Highpointers Convention. Below are their nominations: