Author Archives: Clint Kaul

Climbing season begins at Denali National Park

KTUU (Talkeetna, AK) is reporting that the climbing season for Denali National Park is starting. According to park spokeswoman Maureen Gualtieri “We’re expecting a pretty typical season in terms of the numbers of visitors numbers of climbers on the two … Continue reading

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Tri-point Score Board as of June 6, 2017

The club maintains a score board for those pursuing the “US Tri-points“. There are 38 land accessible and 24 water (river, lake, ocean) accessible tri-points in the Contiguous 48 States. Additionally there are 18 US-Canada and 8 US-Mexico tri-points. Club … 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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Jack Ash Project – Florida

[Ed: This is an excerpt (pages 26) 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 – Alaska

[Ed: This is an excerpt (pages 29-30) 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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