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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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Joseph “Mitch” Michaud (1928-2013)

Joseph “Mitch” Michaud (February 12, 1928-May 2, 2013) who was the second person to complete all 50 states when he did it on December 4, 1970, passed at his family home in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Mario Locatelli Headstand Featured in Official McKinley Climbing Report

Mario Locatelli, an avid Highpointer from Montana, who became the oldest (71 years and 6 months young) to summit Mount McKinley, was featured in the Official McKinley Climbing Report for 2004. Incidentally Denali was Mario’s 50th state completion. You probably recognize these, now famous, summit headstand … Continue reading

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