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A 52 Completer Could be in the Future Thanks to California Ballot Measure to Split State into Three

Mt. San Antonio (10,068 ft) may have the opportunity to replace Mt. Whitney as the highpoint of California after enough signatures were submitted to allow Californians to vote on a ballot measure to split the Golden State into three. The … Continue reading

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Comparing Highpoints to Tallest Buildings in a State

Most highpointers have a general idea of which states boast highpoints with higher elevations than other states, but what about tallest buildings?  Seems like a list someone could get behind trying to complete.  Business Insider posted a story about the … Continue reading

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50 Completer stories on the web

Whetting your appetite for the First Quarter issue to arrive in your mailbox. Here is a video of Mark Birkett becoming a 50 Completer on Kings Peak, Utah. Will Stoll has created a nice Powerpoint slideshow of his 20 year … Continue reading

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Scholarship deadline is April 30, 2018

The Highpointers Club offers a scholarship for college-bound or college-enrolled family members of the Highpointers Club to celebrate the education of our youth. Last year’s winner was Joel Wilner. His winning essay was published in Issue #118 – Third Quarter … Continue reading

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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┬áThe 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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Joyce Parsell Passes Away

The Highpointers Club is saddened by the death of Joyce Parsell.  Joyce had conquered 37 state highpoints and 40 state low points.  Joyce’s husband, Jack, wrote the first definitive guide for tripointing, and Joyce was his partner in these adventures, … Continue reading

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State Highpoints May Offer Amazing View of 2017 Total Eclipse

[Ed: Club members may want to read the updated article (with times) “Two Minute Highpoint Party or ‘Highpointing In the Dark’” in Issue #117 – Second Quarter 2017 of the newsletter (in your mailboxes now)]. For the first time in … Continue reading

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