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Apex to Zenith 1st Quarter 2019

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Apex to Zenith 4th Quarter 2018

Eric has produced his second issue of A2Z, and is nearly back on a quarterly schedule.

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Apex to Zenith 3rd Quarter 2018

The first issue prepared by Editor Eric Lichtenstein was distributed to Club members in December 2018. This issue follows twenty years of John Mitchler being Editor from 1998 to 2018. Jack Longacre was Editor from 1988 to 1998.

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Kentucky – Improvements planned for Black Mountain

Announcement on Facebook, 11-19-18, by Stony Burk “The following is a portion of an announcement made in Benham, KY on Oct. 18th. for a $2.55 million Abandoned Mine Lands Pilot Grant to restore and enhance the Portal 31 Exhibition Mine … Continue reading

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North Dakota – Easement provides public access

Announcement posted on Facebook, 10-22-18, by Stony Burk: “Another highpoint secured for public access. For a few years now several Highpointers Club members working with the Highpointers Foundation have worked tirelessly to nurture a great relationship with the owners of … Continue reading

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Backpacker magazine article by Loren Mooney – Confessions of a Reluctant Highpointer

The September 2018 issue of Backpacker has a delightful 7-page story authored by Loren Mooney regarding her evolution from casual Hiker to dedicated Highpointer. It is insightful and humorous, especially her conclusions drawn from the quest. Do you recognize or … Continue reading

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Contacts for the Highpointers Club

Highpointers Club The club is run by unpaid volunteers, serving on distinct committees, some of which are standing committees described in the bylaws and others which are temporary initiatives. Some guidance is provided by 4 officers (pres, vice pres, treasurer, … Continue reading

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Convention – 2019 Michigan – Information & Registration Form

Informational Update for the Michigan 2019 Convention, by Mark Comstock, Host Download a MI-19 registration form at this link:   Michigan 2019    Here is what we have set up for MI-2019.    The people in Baraga County are very enthused … Continue reading

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Illinois – 2019 Access Dates

Illinois – 2019 Access Dates  Illinois Liaison, John Mitchler, recently met with the owners of Charles Mound and confirmed the following open access dates for next year, 2019: Feb 16 & 17 (weekend of Presidents Day) Jun 1 & 2 … Continue reading

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2018 Highpoint Club Scholarship Winners!

The 2018 Highpointers Scholarship was announced in the 2Q issue of Apex to Zenith. The essays of the three winners may be read in their entirety under the Scholarship drop down at This marks the third year of the … Continue reading

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