Welcome to Season 3 – The Narrows of the Harpeth

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This season there is an official theme around each of the highpoints we will visit. Over the course of the season we will be looking at the “hidden history” behind the highpoints that are visited. The idea of having an official theme came about when deciding what highpoints were going to be filmed next. My […]

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Trailer: Season 3 “Hidden History”

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Check out the trailer for Season 3 “Hidden History”. Stay tuned, the new season starts October 15!

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Hidden Lake – Season 2 Recap

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Season 2 is finished! When this season was originally planned the goals were twofold. The first was to learn from the mistakes of Season 1 and correct or make improvements. The second was to bring the series more in line with what I originally envisioned it to be. Technically we improved our camera work by […]

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Highpointing: Mount Mitchell, North Carolina

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Mount Mitchell is the last highpoint episode for season 2, only the recap video to go! This peak is a favorite highpoint of mine. It is the king of the east; you won’t find a higher peak unless you head west to the Dakotas, south to the Dominican Republic, north to Quebec, or east to […]

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Highpointing: Sassafras Mountain, South Carolina

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Sassafras Mountain is an episode that may have to be re-filmed in a few years. The South Carolina highpoint is going through a transition. If work goes as planned this peak will once again look drastically different than it looks now. The pleasant surprise of this episode was discovering Hagood Mill only a few miles away […]

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Highpointing: Mount Davis, Pennsylvania

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The big secret behind the Mount Davis episode is it was not the one originally scheduled for filming. The original plan was to visit New Jersey, but after taking a realistic look at the time involved to go from DC to High Point State Park and make it back in time for my flight home […]

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Highpointing: Ebright Azimuth, Delaware

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Welcome to our noisiest episode. Ebright Azimuth, as you have probably noticed, is right next to a fairly busy road. Of course we exacerbated this situation by shooting right around rush hour. I had convinced Alex and Brian to meet up with me at Washington National Airport right as my flight arrived. We would then […]

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Highpointing: Mount Arvon, Michigan

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Mount Arvon was a challenge. The opening shots by the lake in Baraga did not turn out as I had hoped, we first shot it early in the morning and the footage was dark. When we had returned later to reshoot it, the sun wrecked havoc on it. By that point we were rushing and […]

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Highpointing: Charles Mound, Illinois

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Charles Mound is a good study in finding content. One of the challenges for some of the less “glamorous” highpoints is finding the hook or the story. Make no mistake, they all have a story to tell, sometimes it’s just hidden. On the surface, there isn’t much to the highest point of Illinois. Charles Mound […]

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Welcome back to Rooftops of America!

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It’s time to launch Season 2. The episodes for this season are going to focus on highpoints that are relatively “easy to access,” though I admit I may be stretching that definition a bit with the season finale. I am also going to start highlighting local sites in Nashville in my season intros and recaps.  […]

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