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South Carolina Buys Sassafras Summit

The Carolina Channel reports the South Carolina Natural Resources Department has bought two acres at the top of Sassafras Mountain from Duke Energy for $50,000 earlier this month. SC land next to Sassafras’ peak was protected seven years ago in … Continue reading

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Paul Zumwalt 1912-2004

Jean Trousdale reports that Paul Zumwalt, first winner of the Jack Longacre and Vin Hoeman awards, guidebook author, and definitive friend of highpointers passed on Monday, Dec. 19. Following is the funeral arrangements and obituary informatio for Paul Zumwalt (provided … Continue reading

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Group Seeks Black Mountain Trail as Huge ATV Park Opens

The New York Times devoted nearly a page its Automobile section in its Dec. 17, 2004, issue for photos, maps, and reports that a group of ATV riders is pushing for a trail from Evarts to the Black Mountain summit. … Continue reading

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ATC to Change Name to Appalachian Trail Conservancy

ATC to Change Name to Appalachian Trail Conservancy

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Bismarck Tribune Editorial Praises Dennis Purchase of White Butte

Bismarck Tribune Editorial Praises Dennis Purchase of White Butte

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2005 Charles Mound Illinois Visitation Dates

Here are the Saturday/Sunday pairs of Open Access Dates for Charles Mound in Illinois: June 4 & 5 July 2 & 3 August 6 & 7 September 3 & 4 Visit during daylight hours (there are private residences involved). Consider … Continue reading

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2005 Rhode Island Open Access Dates

Here are the 2005 Sunday Open Access Dates for Jerimoth Hill in Rhode Island: February 20 May 29 July 3 September 4 October 9 Forum Posting

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AP Interview with Don Holmes on Dennis Purchase of White Butte

AP Interview with Don Holmes on Dennis Purchase of White Butte

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