Highpoint Updates
Apex to Zenith
Issue 59 - Fourth Quarter 2002
 

By Roger Rowlett

State
Item
Date
AK Quotas for Mount McKinley
07/01/2002
AK Solo McKinley Climber First Fatality Since 1998
07/01/2002
AK 2 Russians First Paraplegics to Summit McKinley
07/11/2002
AK 2 Fatalities in Plane Crash at Anderson Pass Near McKinley
07/11/2002
AK Red Flags Before McKinley's Oldest Fatality
07/11/2002
AK Cops on Top of All 50 States in One Day
10/01/2002
AK 40 Aftershocks Following Most Powerful Quake on Denali Fault in 90 Years
10/27/2002
AK 7.9 Quake Rocks Denali Fault and Sets Off Swarms in Yellowstone and Nebraska
11/16/2002
AL $8.2 Million for Cheaha Improvements (including reopening the summit tower)
11/16/2002
AL Portrait of Confederate General Patrick Cleburne Dedicated in Cheaha Dining Room
11/16/2002
AL 4 Rescued By Helicopter After Two Nights Lost on Cheaha
11/16/2002
AT First Hiker of AT Dies
05/13/2002
CA Sequoia Fire Blankets Whitney With Smoke and Ash
07/25/2002
CA Famous Sierra Photographer Galen Rowell Dies in Bishop Plane Crash
08/13/2002
CA Roundtrip Whitney Portal to Summit in Under 4 Hours
08/27/2002
CA California 14'er Speed Record
09/03/2002
CA Roundtrip Portal to Summit in 2:36 Via Mountaineers Route
09/03/2002
CA Jack McBroom Set California Fourteener Speed Record
10/01/2002
CA California Fourteener Flags on 9/11
10/01/2002
CO Colorado Flags on 9/11
10/01/2002
HI Sierra Club Says Observatories Not Visitors Damage Mauna Kea Summit
10/22/2002
KY Litter Problem on Black Mountain "Getting Better" (57 trash bags 2002 vs. 100 in 1997)
11/16/2002
KY Scenic Overlook Of Black Mountain Delayed
11/16/2002
MA $1.1 Million Funding for Adams-Greylock Road Improvements
10/08/2002
MA Tramway Proposed for Greylock
10/08/2002
MA 2000 Brave -4 Wind Chills in Annual Greylock Ramble
10/22/2002
MD Climbing Mount Rainier at Age 50 Not Good to Get Elected Maryland Governor
11/16/2002
ME Baxter Hikes Fees
05/22/2002
ME Helicopter Rescue on Katahdin Knife Edge
07/25/2002
ME Wilderness and Spirit, A Mountain Called Katahdin Film Premiere
11/16/2002
MT Granite Helicopter Rescue
08/07/2002
ND Paying to Visit North Dakota's Highest Point
07/01/2002
NH 60 mph Winds Cut Race Short For First Time on Mount Washington
07/01/2002
NH Cog Railway Proposal to Transport Skiiers Up Mt. Washington
07/25/2002
NH Ozone Warning on New England Peaks
08/20/2002
NH Flying the Flag on New Hampshire's 48 4,000 Footers
09/03/2002
NH Lisa Beamer Finds Sept. 11 Inspiration from Mount Washington Hike
10/01/2002
NH Proposal to Rename Mount Washington Crag for Ronald Reagan
10/27/2002
NJ State Runs Out of Funds for High Point
07/01/2002
NM Fire Closes Pecos Wilderness in New Mexico
05/13/2002
NM Wheeler and Humphreys Peak Closed
05/30/2002
NY Adirondack 46'ers Climbed in Record 3 Days 18 Hours 14 Minutes
07/11/2002
NY Helicopter Airlift at Indian Falls on Marcy
08/07/2002
NY Mixed Results in DEC's Plans for High Peaks
08/20/2002
NY NY Park Attendance Up 41 to 57% This Year
09/03/2002
NY Hikers Turned Away From Adirondack Loj in Labor Day Crowds
10/01/2002
NY Climbing Adirondacks for 9/11 Victims Children
10/01/2002
NY Ted Keizer Sets Catskill 3500 and White Mountain 4000 Records
10/08/2002
OR New Swarm Quakes on Hood
05/13/2002
OR Criminal Investigation into Hood Accident
06/17/2002
OR Biggest Quake on Hood in 30 Years
07/01/2002
OR Hood Eruption Predicted Within 20-30 Years
07/11/2002
OR Report: No Recklessness in May 30 Hood Acciident
08/20/2002
TN Ozone Warning on Clingmans
06/17/2002
TN 2 Women Complete 900 Miles in Smokies
07/11/2002
TN Newfound Gap Tunnel Improvements Nearing Completion
08/20/2002
UT Kings Peak Closed Due to Fire
07/01/2002
VT Plans Proceed for $220 Million Resort at Smugglers Notch
05/22/2002
WA Rescue Copter Crash on Rainier's Liberty Ridge
07/01/2002
WA Study: Rainierís Glaciers Divert Its Lava Flows
07/20/2002
WA Second Attempted Rape on Rainier Trail
08/20/2002
WA Parachutting Firefighters Fight Rainier Blazes
09/03/2002
WA Rainier Helicopter Disppears Into Crevasse
10/01/2002
WA Ed Hommer Fatality on Rainier
10/01/2002
WA Proposed Rainier $60 Climbing Fee
11/27/2002

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