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In addition to my research, I really enjoy hiking, climbing, and bicycling; I'm always looking for new places to go and things to see, so please let me know if you have any suggestions! As a long term project, I aim to get to the highest points of all fifty US states; so far, I've done 16.

State high points I've climbed:

1 South Dakota Black Elk Peak 7242 ft May 2016
2 Idaho Mount Borah 12662 ft July 2016
3 North Dakota White Butte 3506 ft August 2016
4 Minnesota Eagle Mountain 2301 ft August 2016
5 Ohio Campbell Hill 1550 ft March 2017
6 Arizona Humphreys Peak 12633 ft June 2017
7 Colorado Mount Elbert 14440 ft August 2018
8 Kansas Mount Sunflower 4039 ft August 2018
9 Missouri Taum Sauk Mountain 1772 ft August 2018
10 Indiana Hoosier Hill 1257 ft October 2018
11 Virginia Mount Rogers 5729 ft November 2018
12 Georgia Brasstown Bald 4784 ft April 2019
13 Tennessee Clingmans Dome 6643 ft April 2019
14 Kentucky Black Mountain 4145 ft April 2019
15 North Carolina Mount Mitchell 6684 ft April 2019
16 South Carolina Sassafras Mountain 3554 ft April 2019

Highpointing honorable mentions:

Great things to do in Missouri:

Honorable mentions of trails and parks I like:

Coding projects:

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