Monthly Archives: March 2016

We Go “Out West” – Summer, 1955

In 1955, my parents, my Aunt Etta and myself  left New York City for a multi-week trip to the western National Parks and the West Coast. I was fifteen at the time. We traveled in a brand-new black Dodge, which never … Continue reading

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Aravaipa Canyon, AZ – November, 1988

First, I put many thousands of photos on Flickr. Now, I’m posting blogs about my early adventures, as a way of “writing” my memoirs. Some of these blogs contain a link to a photo collection already on Flickr, to save having to … Continue reading

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The Rio Usumacinta, Mexico, Winter 1981

I had heard of this wonderful river – the largest in Central America – that ran through the tropical rainforest between Mexico and Guatemala. One attraction was that it had Mayan ruins that were difficult or impossible to otherwise visit! A … Continue reading

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The Tetons – Summer, 1960

I went to the Tetons for the express purpose of learning to climb, and I did so by attending the Exum Mountain Guides climbing school, shortly after I arrived. I had secured a job at the Jackson Lake Lodge, as the fountain … Continue reading

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Mountaineering – Summer, 1961

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Wyoming – Fishing and Climbing with Rick Horn, Fall, 1960

I spent the summer of 1960 in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, working at the Jackson Lake Lodge. I went to the Tetons to learn to climb. and attended the Exum climbing school soon after arrival. Then I began climbing on … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter – Newspaper Articles etc., 1971-3

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