Tag Archives: New Mexico Tech

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

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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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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Box Canyon, 1971-73

The NMT Wilderness Program curriculum included rock climbing sessions at Box Canyon, which was conveniently located only a few minutes from Socorro. I equipped the standard routes with bolt anchors.

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NM Tech Wilderness Encounter, Guadalupe Mountains NP, TX, 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, caving trips and cross-country … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Gila Wilderness, NM, 1971-73

I took groups into the Gila in the early 70s, while directing a Wilderness Program for New Mexico Tech, in Socorro. Here is my Flickr collection:

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Frisco Box, NM, 1973

In the forested uplands near Luna, New Mexico, the San Francisco River carves a narrows through volcanic rock. Seen here is a trip with students from New Mexico Tech in Nov. or Dec. of 1973. In chilly, snowy weather, we … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Big Hatchet Mountain & White Mountain Wilderness, NM

In 1971, I was hired to institute a Wilderness Program at New Mexico Tech, in Socorro. The following forays were with students who had enrolled in that program. Big Hatchet Mountain (elev. 8441′) is located in the boot heel of New Mexico, … Continue reading

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The Magdalena Mountains, near Socorro, New Mexico

From 1971 to 1973, I worked at New Mexico Tech, in Socorro, NM, where I headed the Department of Physical Recreation and taught Anthropology. In this photo, taken in the vicinity of Socorro, the Magdalena Mountains are seen directly  under … Continue reading

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New Mexico Tech Wilderness Encounter, Sugarloaf Peak/Organ Mtns, NM

One beautiful climbing destination for the NMT Wilderness Program was Sugarloaf Peak (elev. 8150′), found to the east of Organ Needle, in the Organ Mountains. The Organs are located adjacent to Las Cruces, NM, and form a dramatic skyline to the east. From Aguirre Springs CG, the route leads … Continue reading

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