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February 14, 2006 Backcountry Accident Reports

Backcountry accident reports through February 14, 2006. Like this:Like Loading…

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Fatal 100 Fall at Sleeping Giant State Park, Connecticut

Newsday reports Adam Barnes, 24, fell 100 feet at Sleeping Giant State Park near Hamden, CT. Like this:Like Loading…

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Connecticut Walk Book Celebrates 75th Anniversary of 800 Miles of Blue Blazed Trails in State

The Town Times reports The Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA) has released 19th edition of the Connecticut Walk Book. One of two volumes, the first to appear on the shelves is the Walk Book East covering all the trails … Continue reading

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Peter Thompson’s Geology of Highpoints

Peter Thompson at the University of New Hampshire has an elegant and comprehensive description website about the geology of the highpoints of each state. Like this:Like Loading…

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Climber Survives 60 Foot Fall in Sleeping Giant State Park

WFSB reports Hamden fire officials say a Ridgefield man has been badly injured in a fall down the face of a cliff at Sleeping Giant State Park. Twenty-five-year-old Matthew Nilson was injured yesterday after his rappelling equipment failed and he … Continue reading

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State County Highpoints

County Highpoints is the defacto website and forum for highpointers. Once you visit the 50 states, you’ve caught the bug and next logical spot are the 3,500+ county highpoints. Like this:Like Loading…

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50states.com State Profile

50states.com has great information summarizing each state. Like this:Like Loading…

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Official Summit Benchmark Datasheet Histories

Richard Carey at peakbagging.com has put together a very useful list of summit benchmark information as well as the official U.S. Government datasheets on the history of the benchmark. Like this:Like Loading…

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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

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Summitpost Frissell Page

Summitpost has excellent photos, summit log and more. Like this:Like Loading…

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