Preparations for New Entrance Sculpture at Mount Sunflower

Preparations are underway for a new entrance sculpture at Mount Sunflower.


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Mount Sunflower Repairs


Repairs are being made to Mount Sunflower which was heavily vandalized last year.


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Mount Sunflower Extensively Vandalized

Mount SunflowerThe Hays Daily News reports that Ed and Cindy Harold have reported the worst vandalism ever on Mount Sunflower noting that somebody likely using a flatbed pickup extensively “Mount Sunflower” sign made of railroad spikes, created by Ed Harold, and a limestone marker commemorating his grandparent’s homesteading as well as a limestone fence post and the mailbox containing a visitor’s registration book.


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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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50states.com State Profile

50states.com has great information summarizing each state.
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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.
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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

Post your trip reports here.
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Mount Sunflower, Kansas, Trip Reports

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americasroof Sunflower trip reports
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Original americasroof Mount Sunflower site.


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Mount Sunflower, Kansas, Summit Panorama

The flash movie of Mount Sunflower, Kansas, was done in September 2002, following the Highpointers Convention. Click on the item to navigate right and left. By using right click you can also zoom in.

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