Monthly Archives: February 2016

Sawtooth Mountains and the Tetons, 1972

In the summer of 1972, Harvey Carter asked me to substitute for him as a guide for the Iowa Mountaineers, on a trip to the Sawtooth Mountains, in Idaho. I gladly agreed, as it would be the first time that … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Grand Canyon, Tanner to Grandview, Winter 1972

During X-mas break I led a group of students down the Tanner Trail, then along the river to Red Canyon and onto the Tonto Trail, and finally up the Grandview Trail.Here is my Flickr collection:

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Changes Inc., Havasu Canyon, Winter 1970

Changes Inc. was a federally-funded Outward Bound-style program, headquartered in Las Cruces, NM. An educator by the name of William O. Evans had talked the United States Post Office Dep’t. into making  their ubiquitous facilities available for store-front schools in blighted urban … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Grand Canyon, N. Kaibab Trail, 1972

I led an early summer hike that descended from the South Rim and over to the vicinity of the Bright Angel CG. From there we followed a route straight up and into Phantom Creek, thus by-passing a troublesome and perhaps … Continue reading

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The Wilderness Program, State of New Mexico, 1976 – 1977, Pecos Wilderness NM

The Wilderness Program visited various locations in the Pecos Wilderness, which included the Santa Fe Baldy area, the Truchas Peaks and Trampas Lakes. Here is my Flickr collection:

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The Wilderness Program, State of New Mexico, 1976 – 1977 – Grand Canyon

In 1976, I took a job with the State of New Mexico, creating and directing an Outward Bound-style wilderness program for the Forensic Treatment System. Also known as a “hoods in the woods” program, it was for “adjudicated” individuals – supposedly non-violent … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Buckskin Gulch, AZ, 1973

In the early summer of 1973, I led NMT students on a hike through Buckskin Gulch to the Paria River and ending at Lees Ferry, on the Colorado River. Here’s my Flickr collection:,    

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