Tag Archives: Georgia

Maine, Virginia and Georgia Considering Corporate Sponsorship of State Parks

New Hampshire, Maine, Virginia and Georgia are considering corporate sponsorships of state parks. This could include corporate names on uniforms. Some state parks in Virginia already have corporate sponsored trail direction kiosks.

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Georgia Reopens Georgia Route 348 Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway (scenic route to Brasstown Bald)

Georgia has reopened the scenic route to Brasstown Bald. The route was temporarily closed in March It is one of the highest roads in the state which hits 3,800 feet at Hogpen Gap. It did not directly affect access to … Continue reading

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Corvette Show on Brasstown Bald

Top of Georgia Corvette Show Helps SAFE Union Sentinel, GA – Jul 19, 2007 The Annual ‘Top of Georgia’ All Corvette Show at Brasstown Bald Mountain resulted in a parking lot full of beautiful vehicles and a healthy donation for … Continue reading

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Tour de Georgia Race Up Brasstown Bald

There was a strong race up Brasstown Bald as part of the Tour de Georgia race.

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Brasstown Replaces Its Volunteer Gift Shop

The National Forest has cut its ties with the Chattahoochee Oconee Forest Interpretive Association which staffs the gift shop at Brasstown Bald with volunteers

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Panoramas With Peaks Identified From NC, TN, GA Summits

Ken Gauger has released a series of very detailed images identifying the mountain peaks from Mount Mitchell, Clingmans and Brasstown Bald.

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Wilma's Big Snow/Blow From Brasstown to Katahdin

I’ve been a bit under the weather for the past month or so but am now getting caught up. Here’s some additional storm info and the big snows that occurred when Wilma going up the coast from Florida slammed into … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong Pessimistic About Tour de France Chances After 3rd Place Snowy Brasstown Bald Showing

The AP reports Lance Armstrong finished third on a snowy Brasstown Bald leg in the Tour de Georgia and he is believed to have told associates that he’s not strong enough now to repeat as Tour de Georgia or Tour … 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.

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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.

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