Category Archives: 1973

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

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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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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Barranca del Cobre, Mexico, 1973

Over the X-mas Break, 1973, I led a group of NMT students (and two friends) to the Barranca del Cobre, in northern Mexico. This is a very deep and wild canyon, which is paralleled, on the rim, by the Chihauhua al … 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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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Frisco Box, NM, 1973

In the forested uplands near Luna, New Mexico, the San Francisco River carves a narrows through volcanic rock. Seen here is a trip with students from New Mexico Tech in Nov. or Dec. of 1973. In chilly, snowy weather, we … Continue reading

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