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The Desert – Fall, 1965

On November 4, 1965, Harvey Carter and I did the first ascent of the Convent, by a route he named the Salvation Chimney. Nothing equals the ridge that runs from the Convent to Castleton Tower, for great climbs and great … Continue reading

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Ski-Bum Winter #5 – Aspen, 1964/65

Aspen, Colorado. David and I arrived around Thanksgiving, 1964, and found an $80/month room with the Snyders, at the end of E. Hopkins Ave. He got a job as a breakfast cook at the Skillet, while I resumed work as … Continue reading

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