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Boy Scouts say the tallest climbing tower (60 feet) is now near Wausau, Wisconsin.
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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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Unprotected Girl Airlifted In Fall at High Cliff State Park in Wisconsin

Wisinfo reports an unsecured Wisconsin climber was airlifted after falling 15 to 20 feet at High Cliff State Park. She was treated and released at the hospital.


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Fatal Ski Accident on Rib Mountain, Wisconsin

The Chicago Tribune reports Steven Hansen of Wausau apparently fell and slid downhill into a padded tower while skiing at Granite Peak Ski Area at Rib Mountain on Tuesday night. It’s the second fatality on the hill, located just south of Wausau, during the last five years. Rebecca Batiste, 20, of Schofield, was killed in March 2002 when she hit a tree while skiing.


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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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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.
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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

Post your trip reports here.
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Timms Hill, Wisconsin, Trip Reports

Feel free to read/post trip reports as comments here. You can also read them at
americasroof tims hill trip reports

For the record the original americasroof timms page is here.


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