2007 Konvention - WI...

2007 Konvention - WI...

Joined: April 27th, 2004, 6:37 pm

April 15th, 2007, 4:12 pm #1

Here is a more direct application via "Word":

http://highpointers.org/archives/2007/0 ... onvention/

Being held on July 27th & 28th at Timms Hill, Wisconsin.

It must receive it by June 30th, 2007!!!

Please complete the application and send page 1, along with proper payment, to:

Jean Trousdale
1416 Aladdin Street
Norman OK 73072-6039

VOLUNTEERS: We already have a group of volunteers to head up many of these activities. If you would like to help out in this fun adventure, please contact Jim Sutton at: [url=mailto:jersiv@hatvany.net]jersiv@hatvany.net[/url]. Nikki's Krew will be there as well.

This promises to be a blast as Jim has really done his homework. Can anyone say Cheeeeeeze???

If you never made it to a Highpointer Konvention you've missed out on one of the greater aspects of highpointing. Here you WILL get all the information, stories and well... let me say... some stories that'll be hard to swallow if you know what I mean?

Great folks = Great time!!!

See you there!!!

Craig Noland
The Membership Guy


Joined: June 21st, 2006, 11:43 am

April 21st, 2007, 8:16 pm #2

Here is the schedule for Highpointers who also like to do county highpointing:

Friday, July 27
> 9:30 AM Meet at the George W. Mead Wildlife Area, S2148 Co. Hwy. S,
> Milladore, WI 54454
> http://www.meadwildlife.org/
> Tour their new award-winning Stanton W. Mead Education and Visitor
> Center which features a sustainable design with renewable energy
> systems.
> http://www.tombrownarchitect.com/mead-c ... -study.htm
> 10:30 AM Drive to Powers Bluff and hike to the highest point in Wood
> County (30-24N- 4E). Powers Bluff is the 13th highest point of
> elevation in the State of Wisconsin at 1,472 feet. Seventy acres of
> Powers Bluff is a Scientific Preservation Area. There is a 1.5 mile
> nature trail. Indian dance rings and burial grounds are preserved.
> There are eighty acres to the South that are marked as State
> Historical Site. Powers Bluff is known for it's diverse wildflowers
> and plant species.
> 11:30 AM Drive to Saddle Mound the highest point in Jackson County
> (28/33-22N -1W). Hike to the highpoint at 1400'. Saddle Mound is in
> the heart of whitetail deer country and is also surrounded by forests
> and cranberry marshes. Ocean Spray has a processing plant in the area.
> 1:00 Leave for Stony Creek Inn.
> 2:30 Arrive at Stony Creek Inn.
> Hikers should bring plenty of water and a lunch.
> Saturday, July 28 Climb Timms Hill and Pearson Hill.
> 12:30 Leave Timms Hill and drive to the highpoint of Clark County
> (24-24N -1E) just south of Dorchester West of Hwy. 13 at 1480'.
> Highpoint is located in a field. Hike is 8/10 of a mile roundtrip.
> 1:30 Drive to Poniatowski, Wisconsin and stop at the place where the
> 45th degree of latitude and 90th degree of longitude meet.
> http://americasroof.com/45x90.shtml
> 2:00 Drive to Rib Mountain Golf Course, 3607 N Mountain Rd, Wausau, WI
> 54401 and hike up the ski hill to the highpoint of Marathon County
> (8-28N -7E) at 1924'. This is a good hike with about 700' elevation
> gain. http://www.skigranitepeak.com/
> 3:30 Leave for Stony Creek Inn.
> 4:00 Arrive at Stony Creek Inn.