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Author Archives: roger
Andy Martin at the cohp group notes the arrival of Hiking Nevada’s County High Points
Alaska Dispatch reports Talkeetna-base camp pilot Cliff Hudson has died.
A video of John Mitchler accepting the Jakk Longacre Award at the New Jersey 2009 convention has been added. http://highpointers.org/?p=801
The Highpointers Foundation is auctioning off a signed autobiography by Edmund Hillary. Deadline is Friday, Dec. 18. http://highpointers.org/?p=834
americasroof.com which has been down for more than a year because of a denial of service attack is back.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other newspapers are being surprised by Ameren’s P.R. push following the Taum Sauk disaster with the airing of “A New Beginning: Johnson’s Shut-ins State Park”
The Guardian in an article by nude hiker Hank Wangford reports that Nepal is moving to ban nude summiting Everest after a climber stripped on the summit in 2006.
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.
The road to Mount Greylock is closed and scheduled to reopen in 2009. You can get updates on the official site which notes:
The State of Kentucky has taken over the Kentucky Coal Museum in Benham which is where waivers to climb Black Mountain had been housed and the state of Kentucky does not want to handle them. You now must mail the … Continue reading
Mark Kalinowski has a remark youtube video showing the rattlesnakes on White Butte.
The Associated Press via Newsday has a story on the 40th anniversary of a crash on the Mount Washington cog railway which killed 8 and injured at least 70.
The News Tribune reports that Highway 123 on the east side of Rainier between Paradise and Sunrise could be open by Sept. 28.
The Winston-Salem JounralNow reports on Douglas Butler’s highpointing book A Walk Across the Top of America.
The governors of Maine and New Brunswick, Canada, have agreed to climb each other’s highpoints in 2008 according to Mainteoday.