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Category Archives: General
Guadalupe Peak is closed as fire spreads.
far this season. *Phurba Sherpa died died THursdsay, May 19 about 150 meters from the summit. *Eric Arnold, 36, of the Netherlands, died Friday, May 20 while coming down from a successful summit *Maria Strydom, 34, of Australia died Saturday, … Continue reading
Here’s a wonderful video of the CCC building the Cheaha Tower.
Officials note they are still clearing mountain pine beetle infestation dead trees in the Black Elk Wilderness around Harney Peak. The tree easily fall after being damaged. In 2015 more than 1,500 trees were cleared.
Conspiracy theories are circulating that a video of a man blowing up in the air during 100+ mph wind storm on Tuesday, May 16, 2016. Comments center on other people not being affected in the same manner by the wind … Continue reading
More than 100 small swarm earthquakes on Mount Hood were reported May 15-16, 2016.
US Board of Geographic Names Formally Considers Change of Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak or Thunder Peak
The United States Board of Geographic Names formally discussion a motion on April 14, 2016, to rename Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak or Thunder Peak. The motion to do this was ulitmately withdrawn. Below are the minutes of the … Continue reading
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area Celebrates 50th Anniversary on May 30.
The USPS plans to issue a stamp depicting a Mount Rainier Star Trails photo mashup. The stamp will be issued June 2 at New York City’s Javits Center at 11 a.m. as part of the world’s largest stamp show that … Continue reading
12 year old Tyler Young is preparing to climb Everest. Young has already set records as the youngest to climb several high peaks.