Tag Archives: Vermont

Last Analog Tower on Mount Mansfield Coming Down

The last analog t.v. 300 foot tower on Mount Mansfield for WVNY is coming down in the next couple weeks.

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March of Dimes Monument Moved From Mount Mansfield Nose

The Burlington Free Press has an article on the moving of the March of Dimes monument from the Nose of Mount Mansfield to a more visible location at Mayo Farm in the village of Stowe.

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2 Show Doberman Pinschers Lose 50 Pounds After Being 13 Days on Glastenbury Mountain in Vermont

Boston.com reports 2 Doberman Pinschers lost 50 pounds after being lost 13 days on Glastenbury Mountain in Vermont.

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Student Survives 100 Foot Smugglers Notch Fall on Mount Mansfield

WCAX reports Andrew Haile survived a 100 foot fall down a ravine on Smuggler’s Notch on Mount Mansfield. Haile was helped to walk off the mountain and was taken to the hospital.

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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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Development’s Dramatic Changes Around Mansfield

The Mount Mansfield area has always enjoyed a bit of quaintness thanks ironically in part to the benign ownership of its biggest sort — the Stowe Mountain Resort — the insurance giant American International Group (AIG). However development is changing … Continue reading

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Tubbs Snowshoes Abandons Vermont for China

The News Observer reports the Tubbs Snowshoe factory in Stowe, Vermont, is moving to China. Founded in Norway, Maine, in 1906, Tubbs once supplied snowshoes to the South Pole expedition of Richard Byrd and to the U.S. armed forces during … Continue reading

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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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Fatal Mount Mansfield Avalanche During Extreme Skiing Filming

WCAX reports Alec Stall was killed while skiing off-trail during the filming an extreme-skiing movie on Mount Mansfield. Police said he was pushed by a small avalanche over a cliff after he reached the bottom of the hill he was … Continue reading

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