Tag Archives: West Virginia

50states.com State Profile

50states.com has great information summarizing each state. Like this:Like Loading…

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Official Summit Benchmark Datasheet Histories

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. Like this:Like Loading…

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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

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NPS Reeling From Plan for 2,200 Home Development INSIDE New River Gorge National River Boundaries

The Charleston Gazette reports that Land Resource Companies of Atlanta wants to build a 2,200-home development along the banks of New River Gorge on 4,300 acres including 600 acres within the park boundaries. If built, the development would be visible … Continue reading

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Spruce Knob Summit Weather

Probably nobody is as obsessed with Spruce Knob weather as the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club which gathers during the new moon on weekends during warmer months at the Gatewood Campground at 4,000 feet just below the summit. The Campground has … Continue reading

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Office Monongahela National Forest Spruce Knob Page

Spruce Knob is in Monongahela National Forest. Here’s their page Like this:Like Loading…

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Geography of Flight 93’s Crash Between Backbone Mountain and Mount Davis on September 11, 2001

The crash of United Flight 93 into the Alleghenies near Shanksville in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, has highlighted the region’s geography and even given rise to an urban legend (and have impacts on the state highpoints of Pennsylvania, Maryland and West … Continue reading

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Spruce Knob, West Virginia, Trip Reports

You can read/post trip reports as comments at the end of this post or americasroof spruce knob trip reports. or summitpost spruce knob – this is an excellent site — feel free to cross post! Like this:Like Loading…

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Controversy Over Fifty 413 Foot Tall Wind Farms Near Spruce Knob

Many thanks to spookymike who points there is a controversy over a wind farm near Spruce Knob. The matter is being discussed by a Yahoo group Spruceknob (aimed at astronomers seeking dark skies) There’s a great deal of VERY CURRENT … Continue reading

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Charlestown WV Profile of 50-Completer Frank Buffum

Charlestown WV Profile of 50-Completer Frank Buffum Like this:Like Loading…

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