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High Point, New Jersey, Monument Area Restricted Because of Falling Mortar (but Monument is still open)

New Jersey has restricted access to the area around the High Point Monument because of falling mortar. Mortar is missing on all sides but the worst is on the south side. Mortar has been reported to have been falling on … Continue reading

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Whitney Portal Road Reopens After Lone Pine Fire

A posting on the Whitney Portal bulletin board indicates the Portal Road reopened this morning. It had been closed because of a forest fire which had prevented access via the Portal. The fire on low elevations of the road is … Continue reading

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Guadalupe Peak Reopens As Coyote Fire Threat Subsides

Guadalupe opened its summit trail on Thursday, June 2. Fire never endangered the summit.

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Mauna Kea Summit Road Reopens

The Mauna Kea Summit Road has reopened after being closed because of protests over the Thirty Metre Telescope. There are restrictions between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. prohibiting access other than with with vehicle and requiring no camping within one … Continue reading

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Mauna Kea Access Road Closure Possible on October 7 During 30 Meter Telescope Dedication

The dedication of the 30 Metre Telescope on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 may is anticipated to be met with protests and civil disobedience. As a result the road to the summit may be closed that day.

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First Whitney Access Lottery February 16

The first lottery for access to Mount Whitney will be February 16. Your requests to participate in the lottery must be completed by March 15 for other drawings. Details are on the Forest Service Website. Unfortunately at this writing the … Continue reading

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Wheeler Peak Reopens Following Summer 2006 Fire Concerns

Wheeler Peak has reopen following fire restrictions.

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High Point, NJ, To Reopen Following Budget Impasse

High Point, NJ, is scheduled to open by Friday, July 8 following a budget shutdown.

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Law Would Permit Access to Closed Colorado Fourteeners

Here’s a rundown on plans to open the Fourteeners back up:

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Four More Colorado Fourteeners Called Off Limits Due to Private Property Issues

The AP reports that four additional Colorado Fourteeners have been called off limits because of private property issues.

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