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This isn’t highpoint-related but it’s pretty funny (although of course it was never a real ad).
In watching the Tosh.O marathon on Comedy Central it’s time to resurrect this classic video of what not to do on the summit. Tosh’s joke was “I hope the Luna bars weren’t in the bag. When do we start eatting … Continue reading
Here’s an eye opening article on how many western highpoints are named for geologists/surveyor:
A Chinese and University of Utah study identifies that genes that allows Tibetans to live at high altitude. The study says that Tibetans produce less hemoglobin which ferries oxygen molecules through the bloodstream however more hemoglobin also increase blood thickness. … Continue reading
The 50/50 Club has been set up for those wishing to either run a marathon or climb the highest point in each state. Shane Zumpf of Laramie, Wyoming has set up the site.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other newspapers are being surprised by Ameren’s P.R. push following the Taum Sauk disaster with the airing of “A New Beginning: Johnson’s Shut-ins State Park”
The road to Mount Greylock is closed and scheduled to reopen in 2009. You can get updates on the official site which notes:
The State of Kentucky has taken over the Kentucky Coal Museum in Benham which is where waivers to climb Black Mountain had been housed and the state of Kentucky does not want to handle them. You now must mail the … Continue reading
I’ve fallen behind on posts. Here’s some uncharacterized links.
Maintoday has an amusing article Harry Vanderweide a rotound character who is frequently evoked in various Maine battles.