Email Alert: Convention Deadline Extended to July 10

2009 Convention Registration Extended to July 10th…

We have great plans for this year’s Highpointers Convention at High Point, New Jersey on July 30th to August 1st. Since the Woodstock Music Festival nearby is celebrating its 40th anniversary in August we hope our event will be very groovy. We do want to take you higher!

Our “Kosmic Konvention” includes climbing the “Gunk’s”, a cookout at the world famous “Urbanski Farm,” an excellent New York City adventure where he hope to show off our threads on the “Today Show”, a tubing adventure down the Delaware River in the Delaware Gap National Recreation Area to visit the tri-point marker of New York/Pennsylvania/New Jersey. We will have seminars on climbing and safety.

We hope to enjoy a sunset on the highpoint, have our signature pancake breakfast, a watermelon feast by the Jersey summit and of course there’s the Saturday night banquet!

Our convention headquarters is situated in the beautiful Pocono foothills near Milford, PA, on the banks of the Delaware River and is within easy reach of the Hudson Valley and Catskill regions. The Best Western at Hunt’s Landing is the perfect place for your next meeting, retreat, reunion, or weekend getaway and hotel on the Delaware River have spectacular views of the summit and hope to offer something for everybody. It doesn’t matter if this is your first highpoint or if you’ve just getting back from Everest. We welcome all ages and abilities.
Crew Members Needed!!!

The “CREW” needs you for the NJ/09 Konvention. Contact Nikki Hemphill or 219-545-2169 to become a “Crew Member” and work with our hosts for a great Convention. One hour or two – what ever you can spare. We look forward to having you join us.


* CORRECTION – Highpointers Foundation Silent Auction Ends July 31st…

The Highpointers Foundation has recently launched a Silent Auction capability on there website so check it out!!! This particular Silent Auction is being held from June 1st, 2009 thru July 31st at 6 p.m. EDT.

The featured item this quarter is an original, signed, “Frank Ashley Guidebook” from 1970 (author Frank Ashley passed away in the year 2000 so this is a rare opportunity to score the first state highpoint guidebook). This treasured item can only be seen in the libraries of a few venerable longtime Highpointers. Very few copies were originally printed.

Get more information from The Foundation at:

Their Home Page at: and click on the “Fundraising” button at the top of the page.

Their Fund Raising Page at: and then click to the “Silent Auction Page” prominently displayed as a link.

Fill out the Bid form, and submit a bid. Bids must be at least $10 higher than the current high bid.

All bid activity will be updated daily, but is not instantaneous. The amount of the donation above and beyond the value of the book from the winning bidder is tax deductible so please consult your tax professional.

Please pass this information along to interested parties as they may not have email notification.

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