Tag Archives: New Mexico Tech

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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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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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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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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