Category Archives: Highpoint (States) News

Profile of Mount McKinley’s Weather Station

The Associated Press has an article about Japanese mountaineer Yoshitomi Okura climb of Mount McKinley each year to install its weather station.

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Wheeler Peak Reopens Following Summer 2006 Fire Concerns

Wheeler Peak has reopen following fire restrictions.

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High Point, NJ, To Reopen Following Budget Impasse

High Point, NJ, is scheduled to open by Friday, July 8 following a budget shutdown.

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Humphreys Peak Reopens After Fire Concern Closure

Humphreys Peak has reopened following a two week closure due to fire cocerns.

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Fatality at McKinley Headwall

Officials are investigating a fatality on the Headwall of McKinley’s West Buttress.

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Minis on Top Rally On Mount Washington

A swarm of 191 Mini Coopers summited Mount Washington on June 17 on the fourth annual Minis on Top Rally.

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2 Injured in 500 Foot Fall Into Devil’s Kitchen on Mount Hood Involving Three Parties

Two were injured in a 500 foot fall on Mount Hood into Devil’s Kitchen involving three parties.

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250 Climb Mount Washington in Seek the Peak Hike A Thon

250 have climbed Mount Washington in the Seek The Peak Hike A Thon to benefit the mountain’s observatory.

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NASA Pulls Plug on Mauna Kea Outrigger Telescope

NASA has pulled the plug on the huge Outrigger Telescope on Mauna Kea.

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Visitors Ignoring Humphreys Peak Ban

Visitors are ignoring the closure of Humphreys Peak and Coconino National Forest because of fire concerns.

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Rainier Fatality

A woman was found at the base of a waterfall on the southwest slope of Rainier.

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Badwater Ultramarathon on July 24

On July 24 about 90 of the world’s most seasoned long-distance runners will take on the notoriously grueling Badwater Ultramarathon, which begins in the belly of Death Valley and ends more than halfway up Mount Whitney, the tallest peak in … Continue reading

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Mount Washington Hotel Sale Closes

The sale of the Mount Washington Hotel has closed.

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Taum Sauk Flap Over Jay Nixon’s Accepting Ameren Donations

Missouri residents are upset with revelations that state attorney general Jay Nixon accepted donations from Ameren even as he investigated the company’s position in the Taum Sauk Disaster.

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Humphreys Peak Closed Due to Fire Restrictions

Humphreys Peak is closed for fire restrictions.

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