The Highpointers Foundation
Dedicated to education, support and conservation
of the highest point in each of the 50 United States.

The Highpointers Foundation
  • Supports public and private efforts to maintain the integrity of and safe access to state highpoints
  • Aids in the conservation of the highpoints and their environs
  • Provides a forum for education about the 50 US state highpoints
  • Maintains positive relationships with owners of highpoints on private property
  • Assists in the care and maintenance of highpoints

The Highpointers Foundation is funding a series of Highpointing films in the major US regions.
EveryStep Productions is producing four films.
The first film about the Northeast Region is complete, and you can view it on Vimeo.
To watch the movie, click the photo or link below and enter the password “mountain”

Highpointing - A New Way to Discover America
The Northeast Region

To watch the movie, click the photo or link above and enter the password “mountain”

Why Highpointing?

American Highpoints Trailer from EveryStep Productions on Vimeo.

  • To help the Foundation, please Make a Donation!
  • Use our Amazon Smile Program. Amazon will donate 0.5% of all dollars spent to the Foundation.
    When shopping at Amazon, please enter via,
    and select the Highpointers Foundation as your preferred charity.
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  • To discuss a tax deductible contribution to the Foundation, please contact Dave Covill,
    the Foundation Lead Director, at P.O. Box 2092, Evergreen, Colorado 80437,
    (303) 517-0355 7am-9pm Mountain Time.  Click here for a form to use.
  • Who will become the first to be titled World’s Greatest HPF Bench Sitter ???
  • Rules of the game are simple:
    Sit on benches that the Foundation has placed at or near state highpoints.
    Tell the Highpointing World about it via Facebook or Instagram.
    Contest ends on July 22, 2017 at the MA-17 Konvention.
    We reserve the right to install more benches in the meantime.
    Click here for more details.
  • The Highpointers Foundation, a separate organization from the Highpointers Club,
    but closely related, was granted official 501 C3 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 C3 status
  • Things are going well for the Highpointers Foundation; we have raised over $145,000 in 10 years.
  • We have already invested over $115,000 on 31 US state highpoints,
    and the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum in Golden, Colorado.

  • Please make a donation to help the Foundation:
    It’s secure and easy with PayPal.
    You can use your PayPal account or link to a credit card with or without a PayPal account.

  • The Highpointers Foundation has created a Legacy Gift Program.
  • The Highpointers Foundation has a Donor Recognition Program.
  • Visit our donor lists, auction participants, and gift summary.
  • Current Silent Auction – Forget Me Not by Jennifer Lowe-Anker
  • Foundation News: Read each of the articles since 2000 about Foundation-related news
    from the quarterly Highpointers Club newsletter magazine Apex to Zenith.
  • Partners: Read about the companies that have helped us accomplish our mission.
  • Contact Us: Communicate directly with each Director of the Highpointers Foundation.
  • Links: Links to websites that relate to Highpointing.
  • Lists: US State Highpoint lists.
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