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Tag Archives: North Dakota
Actor Michael Fox climbed White Butte in North Dakota on Sunday, July 12, 2015, to join Sam Fox who is bicycling across the country and climbing each of the 48 highpoints in a fundariser for Parkinson’s Disease. Sam (who is … Continue reading
North Dakota Says Public Can’t Comment on Drilling Proposals Affecting Private Land Including Impact on White Butte
The North Dakota Industrial Commission says the public will not be permitted to comment on proposals to drill on private land including White Butte. The issue was raised last fall when North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem listed 18 “extraordinary … Continue reading
Concerns Over North Dakota Mineral Lease Auction Impact on White Butte as 17,000 Acres in Slope County Are Up
An auction of 54,000 acres of land for mineral leases on public land throughout North Dakota (with by far the biggest section being 17,000 acres in Slope County) is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6, in North Dakota has prompted various … Continue reading
Amidon, North Dakota, the “Gateway to White Butte”, has lost its title of the smallest county seat the United States. Amidon, population 20 in the 2010 census, has now been surpassed or rather undercut by Gann Valley, South Dakota, population … Continue reading
Mark Kalinowski has a remark youtube video showing the rattlesnakes on White Butte.
Mount LeConte Lodge With Pigeon Forge Below Originally uploaded by americasroof. The Washington Post has this advice on dogs in the Smokies. The national park does allow dogs in campgrounds, picnic areas and along roads, including scenic overlooks — but … Continue reading
Peter Thompson at the University of New Hampshire has an elegant and comprehensive description website about the geology of the highpoints of each state.
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.
50states.com has great information summarizing each state.
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.