Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Mount Davis Challenge 2013 Bike Race Will be Sunday, August 4

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

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Mount Davis Century Bicycle Ride

The Laurel Highlands On and Off Bicycling Association has a recommended route for the Mount Davis Century Ride.

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Appalachian Trail Museum Society Museum to Open in Pennsylvania Near Gettysburg

The Appalachian Trail Museum Society passes along this news about its museum that is to open June 5, 2010.

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First Feature Exhibit for Appalachian Trail Museum Ready for Reassembly

The Appalachian Trail Museum passes along this press release

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Pennsylvania Legislator Urges Renaming Negro Mountain

Clout | Youngblood’s assault on Negro Mountain Philadelphia Daily News, PA – Jul 13, 2007

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35 Percent Increase in Lyme Disease Deer Ticks in Northeast

Mongabay reports a 35 percent increase in Lyme Disease bearing deer ticks following the hot dry summer.

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Fatal Bouldering Accident at Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania

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.

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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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