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Travels Abroad, 1962-3, Chapter 2 – The Bernese Oberland

The Alps! What a fantastic collection of mountains, and climbing there is made more convenient (than in the US) by the presence of cable cars, chairlifts, mountain railways and huts. Now, don’t get me wrong. I LOVE the wilderness that surrounds most American … Continue reading

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Travels Abroad, 1962-3, Chapter 1- Morocco, Spain, France and Germany

After spending the winter of 1961-2 ski-bumming in Stowe, Vermont, I returned home to New York with the intention of traveling to Europe, where I would spend the summer climbing in the Alps with David Hiser, afterward to travel south and … Continue reading

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