Some early, personal mountain photos.
This section shows a few photos from some of my early mountain trips. None of these photos are intended to embarrass the folks in them.
My brother and I fishing from a raft on Granite Lake, above Bumping Lake in the area beyond Yakima, WA, 1957.
Basalt Columns above the
Parker Holden, the college friend who introduced me to the rock. We ended up spending many weekend afternoons climbing there, predominantly in the chimneys where the rock was a bit more sound. Here Parker rappels from a little spire that served to illustrate the ideas. The climbing methods have evolved in 45 years!
On the Mazama Glacier of
I did a lot of backpacking in the summer of 1960. Here's a view down to
Shon and I moved to
I got started with some winter mountain activity in that era. This is a 1963 overnight snowshoe trek into the
The Echo Peak Group from high on
Panorama of Yosemite peaks seen from Echo or
Not all of my 1965 walks were in the Sierra. Here's a view with my brother, Den (left), at
We left California and returned to the Northwest in the late 1960s. By then I had started to take the boys with me on mountain trips. Here's Ron's first overnight in 1968 on the north side of Mt. Hood.
And here's Roger's first overnight trip in 1969, on the south side of Mt. Hood.
About 500 ft below the summit of