Category Archives: 50 State High Points

Britton Hill (345 feet) Highpoint of Florida – August 10, 2013

LINK TO ALL PICTURES After dragging my family 2 hours out of our way in order to grab Cheaha Mountain yesterday, I had no intention of dragging them along for another Highpoint trip. Since the Highpoint of Florida would be … Continue reading

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Cheaha Mountain (2,411 feet) Highpoint of Alabama – August 9, 2013

LINK TO ALL PICTURES Once Meg and I started talking about a driving vacation to Gulf Shores, Alabama, I immediately looked at the Highpoint opportunities that might exist along the way. Pretty quickly I determined that the Highpoint of Alabama … Continue reading

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Mount Whitney (14,505 feet) via the East Buttress 5.7, Mount Russell (14,088 feet) via the East Ridge from Iceberg Lake – August 15-17, 2012

2012 08 – Mike and Rob trip to California Mount Whitney Russell Highpoint Click to go to Pictures!! My buddy Mike and I had been talking about doing a “big wall” trip for years, but never got to doing it. … Continue reading

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Mount Davis (3,213 feet), Backbone Mountain (3,360 feet) and Spruce Knob (4,863 feet) – Highpoints of Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia – July 5-8, 2012

2012 07 – Rob Anna and Nolan camping trip Highpoints of PA MD VA Link to Itinerary Highpoints trip and camping with the Kids June 5-7, 2012 Rob Runkle, Anna Runkle, Nolan Runkle In my 50 state highpoints pursuit, I … Continue reading

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Hawkeye Point (1,670 feet) Highpoint of Iowa – June 09, 2012

LINK TO ALL PICTURES Earlier in the year, I had come up with the crazy idea of doing another back to back marathon weekend. I scouted out the potential weekends, and marathons, and came up with two marathons in Iowa … Continue reading

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Campbell Hill (1,550 feet) Ohio Highpoint – February 29, 2012

LINK TO ALL PICTURES I had held off doing the highpoint in my own state, because I felt that it would be easy to grab at any point, and I just wasn’t going to make a special trip to Bellefontaine, … Continue reading

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Woodall Mountain (806 feet) – Highpoint of Mississippi – October 01, 2011

2011 10 – Rob Trip to Pickup 2008 Porsche Boxster Mississippi Highpoint Woodall Mountain For those of us with travel-lists, it seems that we always have to review our lists whenever a travel opportunity arises. In my case, I have … Continue reading

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