Author Archives: Clint Kaul

Charles Mound 2018 Access Dates Announced

Highpointers hoping to reach the top of Illinois will have five weekend opportunities in 2018 as the access dates for Charles Mound have been announced. For those looking for a winter accent to the top of The Prairie State, access will … Continue reading

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Issue #119 of “Apex to Zenith” Fourth Quarter 2017

Topic Page 48 Finishers• Brian Council• Norman Michaels• Don Smalley 9 – 10, 27 50 Completers• Steve Eilertson• Nigel Roberts• Joan Zardus 2, 7 – 9 50 and 48 4 Article – Virginia 18 Ask a Guide 22 – 24 … Continue reading

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2018 Highpointers Convention June 28-30 at Magazine Mountain

The 32nd Highpointers Club Convention will be held at “The Lodge at Mount Magazine” in Mount Magazine State Park which is on top of the state highpoint Magazine Mountain. The action happens from June 28 to June 30, 2018. How … Continue reading

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Issue #118 of “Apex to Zenith” Third Quarter 2017

Topic Page 48 Finishers• Judy and Billy McDonough 9 – 10, 35 50 Completers• Kevin Baker• Bob and Sharon Dawson• Pete Deshler• Bruce Freedman• Derek Rutledge 2, 7 – 9 50 and 48 4 – 6 Article – Eclipse! 24 … Continue reading

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Issue #117 of “Apex to Zenith” Second Quarter 2017

Topic Page 50 Completers• Tom Renaud• Alison Schenk 2, 5 50 and 48 4 Article – Eclipse! 15 Article – Into Thick Air 36 Article – Origin of State Highpoint Names 27 – 31 Ask a Guide 12 Awards 12 … Continue reading

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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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Issue #116 of “Apex to Zenith” First Quarter 2017

Topic Page 48 Finishers• Donny Roush 2, 6 50 and 48 5 Article – Ask a Guide – Can I Climb Gannett Peak? 12 Article – Highpointing with Kids 14 Article – Into Thick Air 19 Article – When HPs … Continue reading

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Issue #115 of “Apex to Zenith” Fourth Quarter 2016

Topic Page 48 Finishers• Layne and Norris Brown 2, 7 50 Completers• Ken Bartlett• Mike Finkowski• Cathleen Richards-Groninger 2, 5 – 7 50 and 48 3 Article – Ten Summits for First-Time Mountaineering 24 CNMI – Agrihan 2015 15 – … Continue reading

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Issue #114 of “Apex to Zenith” Third Quarter 2016

Topic Page 48 Finishers• Al Aldrich and Linda Comeau• William A. Burd• Mick Dunn• Sue Personett• Marshall Stewart• Dennis Stewart• Melissa Arnot 3, 4, 9 – 16 50 Completers• Charlie Crangle and Kim Blommel• Philip Goss• Mel Strauch• David Zeps• … Continue reading

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Issue #113 of “Apex to Zenith” Second Quarter 2016

Topic Page Awards 12 – 13 Call for Awards 5 Club Conventions 14 Club Operations Map 19 Completers Records 38 – 40 Completers pre-1959 41 Completers 48 45 – 46 Completers 50 42 – 44 County Highpointer 8 Editor’s Note … Continue reading

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