2007 Badwater to Whitney Race

Runner braves desert heat in 135-mile race Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription), MN – 13 hours ago Daybreak brought renewed energy for Benke, and as he approached Lone Pine, a town at the base of Mount Whitney, a surge of adrenaline took over.

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New Superintendent for Magazine Mountain

Natural’ leader Russellville Courier, AR – Jul 16, 2007 He oversees 10 state parks, including Lake Dardanelle and Mount Magazine. Brown, 51, a longtime Arkansas River Valley resident, has been in the state park


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Humphreys Peak Info

Flagstaff’s ring of fire: Route 66 town heats up, and not just Miami Herald, FL – Jul 10, 2007 It’s a collection of peaks (Humphreys Peak is the tallest) in the shape of a horseshoe that was once a single 16000-foot volcano built up by layers of lava


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Mount McKinley 2007 Climbing Season Ends

McKinley climbing season tested veterans Anchorage Daily News (subscription), AK – Jul 22, 2007 By CRAIG MEDRED Untold crevasse falls later, a Mount McKinley climbing season haunted by the winter of 2006-07 is winding to an end.

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Cheaha Park Trucking in Water Because of Drought

Cheaha Resort State Park trucking in water Huntsville Times, AL – Jul 3, 2007 Cheaha Resort State Park is taking measures to stay open with the recent drought drying up the water supply. The park has trucked in 40000 gallons of water

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Ameren Engineer Removed Questioned Safety Probes After Taum Sauk

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