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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 Board of Directors changes with each annual election and the 15 directors are listed in the club’s newsletter. If you have questions or comments, please contact Alan Ritter, the Club’s President at president@highpointers.org  The club’s legal address … 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 http://highpointers.org/highpointers-club-scholarship/ This marks the third year of the … Continue reading

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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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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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