Category Archives: Outward Bound and similar

Working for Outward Bound and running or working for other OB-type programs

Yosemite National Park – The High Sierras

The northern boundary of Yosemite National Park follows a ridge that runs east/west, and starts, on the west, with Tower Peak, and then continues eastward with Ehrnbeck Peak, Crown Point, Slide Mountain, the Sawtooth Ridge and Matterhorn Peak. Tower Peak … Continue reading

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Reed Pinnacle – My Last Climb in Yosemite Valley, Spring, 1966

In the Spring of 1966, I was re-enrolled at UC-Berkeley, and went up to the Valley to get in some climbing. I joined up with Jim Bridwell and Kim Schmitz, to do the regular route on Reed Pinnacle, a down valley climb … Continue reading

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

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Southwest Outward Bound School, 1979 – Student writing etc.

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Colorado Outward Bound School, Elk Mountains, 1975

On my return to COBS, I taught courses out of Marble, where I had first worked in 1966. Here is my Flickr collection: And here is a student’s letter praising me to the skies!

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Southwest Outward Bound School, Pecos Wilderness, NM, 1979

Southwest Outward Bound school, which was headquartered in Santa Fe, ran courses in the Pecos Wilderness, NM, along with the Gila. Here is my Flickr collection from a Pecos Wilderness course in 1979.  

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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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