Tag Archives: Club in the News
The Sioux City Journal has an article in its March 14, 2016, talking about the Highpointers Convention in 2015 at Hawkeye Point. The article begins, “For the first time in years, a national convention came to Osceola County…”
Thanks Roger Johnson from welcomtoamerica.us for the shout out about the club in a story on climbing Whitney. Roger is seeking to earn a “Best Trippy Award” for the video.
The of the 2015 Highpointers Convention at Hawkeye Point is being held this weekend (July 23-25) and it is getting a lot of coverage in the local media. *KIWA Radio (interview with Osceola County Economic Development Director Mike Earll) *Sioux … Continue reading
Thanks Heyward Douglass, executive director of the Foothills Trail Conference, for the shoot out of the Highpointers Club in a wonderful article about the new viewing platform on Sassafras Mountain that appeared in the Citizen-Times on February 9, 2015, in … Continue reading
DNAInfo Chicago has a nice profile of Jean and Wyane Wubbels and the Club in its May 10, 2013 issue headlined, “Former Chicagoans Live Near Illinois’ Highest Point.” Jean has this wonderful quote: “”I still believe that if you stand … Continue reading
The Daily Corinthian in Corinth, Mississippi has a wonderful article on the 2010 convention. The article was published October 15, 2010 and headlined “Climbing Woodall: Highpointers ascend state’s highest peak” by Jebb Johnston. The article notes “Most of the people … Continue reading
Peter Mandel on the Providence Journal mentions corresponding with the Highpointers Club and the accompanying photo shows the Club signs on Jerimoth Hill in an article on October 17, 2010 headlined “How my assault on Jerimouth Hill came up short.”
Thanks to Google Books here’s a copy of the June 1991 issue of Backpacker Magazine on the Club (317 members and dues of $5 and 16 50-state completers, featuring an interview with Bob Anderson.) Club President Jack Longacre can be … Continue reading
Robert Siegel, anchor of All Things Considered, interviewed Highpointers Club Chairman (and webmeister) Roger Rowlett on August 22, 2005 about the Mosley’s opening Jerimoth Hill to club members. Here’s the mp3 interview.