The Highpointers Foundation
- Provides a forum for education about the 50 US state highpoints
- Aids in the conservation of the highpoints and their environs
- Maintains positive relationships with owners of highpoints on private property
- Assists in the care and maintenance of highpoints
- Supports public and private efforts to maintain the integrity of and access to state highpoints
- 50 states – Bench Project
- California – Mount Whitney – Added two benches at the Whitney Portal TH and in Lone Pine
- Colorado – Bradford Washburn Museum – Created new State Highpointing exhibit
- Connecticut – Mount Frissell – Added summit signs and registers
- District of Columbia – Point Reno – Created new benchmark
- Florida – Britton Hill – Added two benches
- Indiana – Hoosier Highpoint – Added new signs
- Iowa – Hawkeye Point – Major renovation in progress
- Louisiana – Driskill Mountain – Added new sign and two benches
- Maryland – Backbone Mountain – Added new signs and bench
- Michigan – Mount Arvon – Added new signs, mailbox register, and two benches
- Minnesota – Eagle Mountain – Summit plaque renovation, 9/11 Fifty Flags Poster to USFS
- Mississippi – Woodall Mountain – New signs, summit boulder, plaque, bench, and register
- Missouri – Taum Sauk Mountain – Added new signs and bench at the Jakk Longacre Glade
- Nebraska – Panorama Point – Added new signs
- Nevada – Boundary Peak – Added signs at three trailheads
- Rhode Island – Jerimoth Hill – Added new signs, register, and trailwork
- South Carolina – Sassafras Mountain – Added summit plaque and bench
- Utah – Kings Peak – Presented 9/11 50 Flags Poster to the USFS, added TH bench, and signs
- Wisconsin – Timms Hill – Added mailbox register, trail maps, info kiosk, signs, and bench
- Future Projects
- Arkansas – Magazine Mountain – Two benches, information kiosks and boards, registration box
- Illinois – Charles Mound – Open dates information sign, bench
- Indiana – Hoosier Highpoint – New signs, kiosk, table, bench, and trail
- Kansas – Mount Sunflower – New signs, kiosk, and replacement US flag
- Nebraska – Panorama Point – Bench
- North Dakota – White Butte – Trailwork, approach road, iron ranger donation device, signs
- Ohio – Campbell Hill – Information signs on highway
- Oklahoma – Black Mesa – Bench
- South Carolina – Sassafras Mountain – Improved info kiosk
- Texas – Guadalupe Peak – Backpackers scale at TH and bench
- The Highpointers Foundation, a wholly separate organization from the Highpointers Club,
was granted official 501-C-3 status by the IRS in March 2007. All contributions to the
Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by the IRS.
Verification of IRS 501-C-3 status
- Things are going well for the Highpointers Foundation; we have raised over $60,000 in 5 years.
- We have already invested over $30,000 at numerous state highpoints,
and the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum in Golden, Colorado.
- Visit our donor lists, auction participants, and gift summary.
- Read each of the articles since 2000 about Foundation-related news
from the quarterly newsletter magazine Apex to Zenith.
- Communicate directly with each Director of the Highpointers Foundation.
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