Tag Archives: Member Updates
We are happy to see the Easley Patch reporting on Sid Collins receiving the Frank Ashley Award for his work on Sassafras Mountain. The award was presented at an Easley Kiwannis Club by Chamber of Commerce President Kent Dykes.
WDBJ has a profile of Adam Wood and the club as he climbs Mount Rogers.
The Oklahoman has an interview with Oklahoma City attorney, and Highpointer Larry Floyd, a photographer and writer from Yukon about their book on hiking Oklahoma trails.
Kristen Kelliher from Hanover, NH, is the youngest female to complete 48 states (17 years, 4 months, and 13 days). She completed on Mount Mansfield on September 11, 2011. The previous record was Danielle Birrer, was 18 years, 4 days … Continue reading
[/caption]Highpointer Doug Urban talks about the club and his dairy herd “Legendairy Holsteins” in article entitled “Urban has a passion for highpointing and dairy” in Agri-View.
Stony Burk, the highpoint liaison, takes his job seriously literally repeatedly driving to highpoints in his Jeep Cherokee “Cynthia Rose.” He puts up mileage that car companies can only dream of. Here’s 345,345.
Highpointer and 50-state completer Aron Ralston has received tons of publicity over the years including being portayed in the Academy Award nominated “127 Hours.” The Simpson’s Halloween show will parody him (with Aron voicing the character!). Its site says, “Homer … Continue reading
Our Club President Tim Webb was interviewed (about two minutes into the above video) in connection with a search for a missing hiker in Alabama. His comments are about 1:35 into the clip.
The Bellefontaine Examiner of July 15, 2011 under the headline “Hitting the high point” featured a photo of Cassandra Hayes registering on the Campbell Hill summit marker itself. Nikki Hemphill is at the desk and Jean Trousdale is on the … Continue reading