- New at the Merc: Replicas of All 50 state highpoint benchmarks and tote bags
- Highpointers Foundation Projects: Britton Hill, Florida Kiosk
- Kimball, Nebraska, High Point/High Plains Welcome Center Opens
- Highpointers Foundation Auction: “Everest – The West Ridge by Thomas Hornbein” Signed by Tom Hornbein and Jon Krakauer
- Issue #102 of “Apex to Zenith” Third Quarter 2013
- 2014 Highpointers Calendar at HP Merc
- Hoosier Hill Bench Vandalized
- Hawkeye Point: Request to Visit in Daylight and Note About New Campground Fees
- New Highpointers Foundation Henry’s Fork Sign at Kings Peak
- Club’s Summit Register Initiative
- Merc Reopens
- Lake County News-Sun Article on 50 Completer Tim Townsend
- Huffington Post Interview with Maine 2013 Host Mick Dunn
- Highpointers Foundation: Goal to have projects on 25 of 50 states by end of 2013
- Apex Challenge 2 Seeks to Place Highpointers on Every Summit on June 29, 2019
- Iowa Selected for 2015 Convention
- Joseph “Mitch” Michaud (1928-2013)
- 50 and 48 Completers in 2013-2014
- 2013 Board News: Change in Longacre Memorial Ownership
- Tennessee to Host 2014 Highpointers Convention July 24-26
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Tag Archives: Washington
Mount Rainier Superintendent Dave Uberuaga has proposed increasing the climbing fee from $30 to as much as $50.
The forecast for Mount Rainier today is a foot of snow. Summer’s over.
The Rainier Mountain Festival is held each September and brings world class climbers to the mountain. In 2010 among the climbers participating are Ed Viesturs, Jim Whittaker, Dave Hahn, Peter Whittaker. Climbers will sign their books. There will be technique … Continue reading
Here’s an item on climbing Rainier’s Liberty Ridge in one day. The route ascends 9,700 feet on slopes as steep as 55 degrees and over obstacles like an 80-degree ice pitch.
An article in the Seattle Times says it’s easier to climb Rainier in three days rather than the usual two.
Almanac for Kids Says Mount Washington Is One of the Three Wettest and Coldest Places in the United State
Kentucky.com reports that the Almanac for Kids says the top three wettest places in the United States are Mount Washington, N.H., Quillayute, Wash. and Astoria, Ore. and that the three coldest places in the United States are Mount Washington, N.H., … Continue reading
Authorities say 622,164 visitors in through July at Rainier National Park was 5.6 percent higher than last year but below the record 631,501 in 2004.
This year’s survey by Land Surveyors Association of Washington shows that Mount Rainier is 3.6 inches taller than the commonly accepted value of 14,411 feet. Surveyors The 1988 result was 14,411.1 feet. Rounded off to 14,411, that’s the elevation that … Continue reading
Here’s an item item(entire story in pdf) from Snowshoe Magazine about Mount Tahoma Trails Association maintaining North America’s largest No-Fee Hut-to-Hut Trail System in North America (around Mount Rainier). Here’s the Association’s webpage.
Geoge Dunn, 56, completed his 500th summit of Rainier on July 31. Nobody has ever done this. He first started climbing the peak in 1969 and began guiding for RMI in 1975. He married a Rainier ranger.