Tag Archives: Completer stories
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
Charlie Feris (48 completer #11) gave a presentation on the first 10 48 completers during the 2010 Highpointers Convention. There is a colorful cast of characters and Charlie met most of them.
[Published in Apex to Zenith #54 – Third Quarter 2001] With a solo ascent of Mt. McKinley in May/June 2001, Mike Clemens becomes the first person to complete the 50 highpoints solo! A couple of issues ago, I sent in … Continue reading
[Published in Apex to Zenith #54 – Third Quarter 2001] [Ed. Note – Dave has kept us informed of his exploits by sending us newspaper coverage of his quest. An excellent article (photos, tables, maps, etc.) was run in the … Continue reading
[Published in Apex to Zenith #54 – Third Quarter 2001] It was the Fourth of July 2001 and Mary Ann and I were celebrating something really special. Not only were we celebrating our 4th wedding anniversary on the 4th of … Continue reading
[Published in Apex to Zenith #54 – Third Quarter 2001] Donna, my wife, and I started backpacking in 1978 with a trip to Bryce Canyon in Utah. In the years that followed, we visited many National and State parks throughout … Continue reading