Headlines for your Thursday

We’re on the backside of the week and headed for the weekend.  If you are still trying to settle into the office or get your day started, here are four good reads for your morning.

Ever cycled to the top of Mt. Washington?  Here’s a story of working through adversity to do just that.

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Highpointers Club Facebook August Photo Contest

Here’s the Highpointers Club Facebook August Photo Contest.

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Weekend Roundup


If you missed it, here’s a round up highpointing related news from over the weekend.  Did we miss something?  If so, share it in the comments!

This is not so much news as it is just a cool picture from one of the observatories on Mauna Kea.

We posted this one on Facebook yesterday, but it was too good not to share here.  A family has a great story about a tough hike and making a new friend on Mt. Washington.

Unfortunately, there is sad news coming from Mt. Whitney.  John Lee, a hiker who had been missing since Tuesday, was found dead Sunday.

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What’s the word?

Sitting around this morning?  Sip on that coffee a little longer and check out this collection of links that may be of interest to highpointers.

Even though many in this group had summited Mt. Everest many times, they became the first Nepalese citizens to summit Denali via the West Rib.

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2016 Highpointers Convention August 12-13 at Red Lodge, Montana

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The 30th annual Highpointers Convention will be held August 12-13, 2016 at Red Lodge, Montana. John Mitchler will be hosting. Here’s a summary.
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Member 72 Year Old Kathy Clark Seeks to Be Oldest Woman To Summit Denali

Kathy Clark, who is 72, is seeking to be the oldest to summit Denali. According to the Clarion Peninsula which profiled her on July 7, 2016 she is training 3 to 4 hours a day. Her most difficult climb so far was Borah where she climbed and descented 6,000 feet in 12 hours and felt nausea in the 100 degree heat at the base. She drove herself to the hospital.

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Congratulations Cops on Top on the 2016 Summit Climbs


Congratulations Cops on Top on another widely attempt to have climbers on top of all 50 states celebrating fallen police officers. Details of the event are on their facebook page.

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2017 Highpointers Convention July 20-22 at Mount Greylock

Highpointers 2017
Mick Dunn and Ruth Anne Heselbarth, along with Mark and Ginny Adam, welcome all of you to the Massachusetts 2017 Highpointers Konvention to be held in North Adams and the Berkshire Mountains on July 20-22, 2017. Visit the convention Facebook page.

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48 Completers at May 31, 2016

Many thanks to John Mitchler who has spent countless hours working on a table for the 48 completers. Here’s the list that is updated every year and is released in this years  Highpointers Club Directory as a supplement to the newsletter “Apex to Zenith”  by the newsletter editors in Colorado.  This directory comes out with the 2nd Quarter issue of the newsletter each year and in included in the members dues.

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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”  by the newsletter editors in Colorado.  This directory comes out with the 2nd Quarter issue of the newsletter each year and is included in the members dues.

The 50 completers list is updated and maintained by John Mitchler

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