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Perpetual Easement on Jakk’s Glade Finalized

Tom Altwies and Club President Tim Webb

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Jack Longacre Award

The Jack Longacre Award (the award was earlier named the “Highpointer Cum Laude Award”) is the highest award the club has. It is devoted to a lifetime of service to the club.

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Hey, Delta, “Keep Klimbin'” Was Our Catch Phrase for 20 Years Before You Thought Of It

Since 2010 the catch phrase for Delta Airline is “Keep climbing.” Nice phrase that Widen+Kennedy came up with. We liked it when our club founder Jakk Longacre made it our club motto in the 1980s with his spelling, “Keep Klimbin’”

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Jakk Longacre “Last 50 Steps” Tour of Highpoints

Highpointer Club Founder Jakk Longacre recorded the “Last 50 Steps” probably in the late 1990s in which he told his experiences of climbing each of the 50 states. Members could get the VHS tape. Many thanks to Paul Light, who … Continue reading

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Jack Longacre (1938-2002) – Highpointer Club Founder, Guru, President, Friend

Jack Longacre was the Highpointer Club Founder, “Guru”, President and Friend to many. Jack Longacre’s “The Birth of the Highpointers Club“ Interview with Jack from Apex to Zenith – An interview conducted by Roger Rowlett from Jakk’s hospital bed in … Continue reading

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Jack Ash Project – Scattering Schedule

Jack Longacre’s final wish was to have his ashes scattered on the high points of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Jean Trousdale, a close friend of six years, took the responsibility of making sure it happened. After … Continue reading

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Jack Ash Project – Wyoming

[Ed: This is an excerpt (pages 30-31) from Brendan Leonard’s thesis “Because it is there“. You can read his full article on the “Jack Ash Project” (pages 19-33) for more information.]

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Jack Ash Project – Texas

[Ed: This is an excerpt (pages 30-31) from Brendan Leonard’s thesis “Because it is there“. You can read his full article on the “Jack Ash Project” (pages 19-33) for more information.]

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Jack Ash Project – Ohio

[Ed: This is an excerpt (pages 26-28) from Brendan Leonard’s thesis “Because it is there“. You can read his full article on the “Jack Ash Project” (pages 19-33) for more information.]

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Jack Ash Project – Michigan

[Ed: This is an excerpt (pages 28-29) from Brendan Leonard’s thesis “Because it is there“. You can read his full article on the “Jack Ash Project” (pages 19-33) for more information.]

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