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Hawaii, 1997 – Kauai and the Big Island

In 1997, Kathy and I visited Kauai and the Big Island, in conjunction with a fishing trip to Christmas Island, located 1000 miles to the south of the Hawaiian Islands. We were joined by Kathy’s folks, Rainie and Raymond, for part of the visit … Continue reading

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Aravaipa Canyon, AZ – November, 1988

First, I put many thousands of photos on Flickr. Now, I’m posting blogs about my early adventures, as a way of “writing” my memoirs. Some of these blogs contain a link to a photo collection already on Flickr, to save having to … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Days 14 – 15, 10/12 – 13/15

We had no whitewater on Day 14 but grand scenery, as always. The canyon narrowed again, with walls of folded limestone. A lay-over means you stay at a camp for more than one night. For my part, I lay around for two days … Continue reading

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Peru, the Rio Marañon. Day 9, Wasson’s Landslide Rapid

Wasson’s Landslide Rapid! I’m starting this post with all the movie footage I shot of our  run through Wasson’s Landslide Rapid (excepting the sections we lined, where I shot none of the action). Then, I’ll present Wasson’s in more detailed fashion: … Continue reading

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The Colorado River in the Grand Canyon – Deubendorff Rapid and Stone Creek, Mile 131

March, 2007. We arrived at Bedrock Rapid on a cold and rainy day. Unintentionally, of course, three of our rafts went left. One made it, one flipped and one was maneuvered out of the river left eddy with ropes from … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Guadalupe Mountains, NP, Texas, 1971

From 1971 to 1973, I directed the Dep’t. of Physical Recreation and taught Anthropology at New Mexico Tech, in Socorro. I was hired to create an Outward Bound-style outdoor program. Myself and students did hiking, climbing, cross-country and downhill skiing … Continue reading

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