Category Archives: 1977

Zion National Park, Great West Canyon – Fall, 1977

The Great West Canyon hike begins at the Lava Point lookout, in the Kolob section of Zion NP. Kathy and I arrived there in the Fall of 1977, having heard great things about the hike from our colleagues at the Southwest Outward … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park , 1977

After climbing in the Wind Rivers, Kathy and I continued our honeymoon in Yellowstone NP. We hiked into the canyon of the Yellowstone River, to Seven Mile Hole. We had the place to ourselves.

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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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Southwest Outward Bound School, Gila Wilderness, NM, 1977

  In 1977, I went to work for the Southwest Outward Bound School, in the Gila Wilderness, in southwest New Mexico. I was already familiar with the Gila from having run programs there for New Mexico Tech, earlier in the … Continue reading

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Road Trip: 9/1 to 10/4/13. Part 1, Colorado and Wyoming

Prologue: In August of 1977, Kathy and I honeymooned in Wyoming. The highlight of the trip was a 10-day backpack trip to Titcomb Basin, in the Wind River range. We had hoped to get spot-packed in, but it was too … Continue reading

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