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Tag Archives: Pennsylvania
WGAL has a nice story on a proposal to rename the 30 mile long ridge Negro Mountain to Mount Nemesis. The ridge contains Mount Davis in Pennsylvania. The logic is that the mountain should be named for the person who … Continue reading
The Mount Davis Challenge Bike race will be August. Registration ends July 31. Here’s the description on its website: The Mt. Davis Challenge Road Race is a 41 mile race that traverses the highest point in Pennsylvania. The course is … Continue reading
The Laurel Highlands On and Off Bicycling Association has a recommended route for the Mount Davis Century Ride.
The Appalachian Trail Museum Society passes along this news about its museum that is to open June 5, 2010.
The Appalachian Trail Museum passes along this press release
Clout | Youngblood’s assault on Negro Mountain Philadelphia Daily News, PA – Jul 13, 2007
Mongabay reports a 35 percent increase in Lyme Disease bearing deer ticks following the hot dry summer.
WNEP reports Sarae Rinker, 18, was killed when a boulder she was climbing shifted at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Rinker was pinned for more than three hours.
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.