Category Archives: Outward Bound and similar

National Monuments At Risk

The continuing menace that is Donald Trump has now taken aim at what is most near and dear to my heart – namely, the outdoor heritage that I, and all Americans, cherish. Trump has taken aim at our National Monuments, one … Continue reading

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GPS or Bust

GPS or Bust. I’ve written on this subject before, characterizing the modern American traveler as being “cartographically-challenged”. But things have now progressed to a stage beyond that. Now, many travelers will not consult a map, no matter what. It’s a similar … 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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