Category Archives: 1972

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

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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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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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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, San Juan Mtns., Colorado, 1971-73

In the early summer, I led NMT students on Outward Bound- style expeditions in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, where I had previously led Outward Bound courses. Here is my Flickr collection: And here is an article from Climbing Magazine, … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Box Canyon, 1971-73

The NMT Wilderness Program curriculum included rock climbing sessions at Box Canyon, which was conveniently located only a few minutes from Socorro. I equipped the standard routes with bolt anchors.

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Gila Wilderness, NM, 1971-73

I took groups into the Gila in the early 70s, while directing a Wilderness Program for New Mexico Tech, in Socorro. Here is my Flickr collection:

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