Highpointers Foundation Booth at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Tradeshow in Salt Lake City January 22-25

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Dave Covill, Al Dempsey & Alan Scherer are manning the Highpointers Foundation Booth at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Tradeshow, January 22-25 in Salt Lake City at the Salt Palace Convention Center. We designed and made the banners, table runner, brochures and business cards at our sign shop.
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NPR’s Living on Earth 10 Minute Segment on Highpointing

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NPR’s Emmett FitzGerald has a wonderful 10 minute segment featuring Roy Wallen and Stony Burk at Jerimoth Hill.

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New at the Merc: Replicas of All 50 state highpoint benchmarks and tote bags


Bomber Brown has added two new items at the Merc just in time for Christmas — 2″ round replicas of the USGS benchmarks of all 50 states as well as Highpointer tote bags.
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Highpointers Foundation Projects: Britton Hill, Florida Kiosk

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The new Britton Hill, Florida kiosk which was funded in part the Highpointers Foundation is now up.

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Kimball, Nebraska, High Point/High Plains Welcome Center Opens

High Point Welcome Center, Kimball Nebraska
The High Point Welcome Center sign has been put up in Kimball, Nebraska.
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Highpointers Foundation Auction: “Everest – The West Ridge by Thomas Hornbein” Signed by Tom Hornbein and Jon Krakauer


The Highpointers Foundation is having a silent auction to sell the book “Everest – The West Ridge by Thomas Hornbein” Signed by Tom Hornbein and Jon Krakauer. The auction ends 4 p.m. MST, February 14, 2014.
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Issue #102 of “Apex to Zenith” Third Quarter 2013

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Apex to Zenith, issue 102, Third Quarter 2013 is out.
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Hoosier Hill Bench Vandalized

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We’re getting the report from Stony Burk that a bench at Hoosier Hill that had been added as a Scout Eagle Scout project has been vandalized.

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Hawkeye Point: Request to Visit in Daylight and Note About New Campground Fees

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David Covill got this note from Osceola County Economic Development Executive Director Kirk Grau requesting that visits to the highpoint be done in daylight hours since the house is rented and also noting that the new campground by the highpoint has opened and there is a fee for staying there.
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New Highpointers Foundation Henry’s Fork Sign at Kings Peak

Henry Fork Kings Peak Sign
Karin Harmon, executive director of “Friends of Kings Peak,” who received a 2013 Paul Zumwalt Award for work on the summit in Utah sent the following note thanking the club for the award as well as Highpoint Liaison Stony Burk for the trail junction sign at Henry’s Fork.
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