News | Summit Trip Reports | Partners | Low Point Reports | Dogs
Summary Topics: E-News Archive | Club News | Accidents | Obituaries | Books | Advisories | Site News

 Go to Forum Home  

use original descriptive name

January 6 2003 at 12:44 PM
John M  (no login)

Response to Borah Peak Name Contreversy


I dislike naming peaks after people.

People should be commemorated by manmade things (eg, buildings).

Natural features should carry names that reflect and describe their generic environment.

This goes for Whitney and McKinley as well.

- John M.

 Respond to this message   

Find more forums on Mountain RangesCreate your own forum at Network54
 Copyright © 1999-2018 Network54. All rights reserved.   Terms of Use   Privacy Statement  
RSS Feed For This Forum
Privacy Statement | Network54 Terms and Conditions