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Talusdancers Trip: Another Report

Owen, my good friend and fellow talusdancer has posted his account of our August week-long pack trip from Horseshoe Meadow to Symmes Creek via New Army Pass, Crabtree Pass, and Shepherd Pass. Among other interesting things, it includes something I cannot often provide at this web site – photographs of me backpacking! :-)

September 2, 2007 Posted by | Trips | Comments Off on Talusdancers Trip: Another Report

Bob at SFGate

I wondered if that other big Bay Area paper from the city to the north would cover the story of 4WheelBob’s climb of White Mountain. The question has been answered:

Peak performance in wheelchair. The words echoed in his head for years: “No excuses. No excuses. No excuses.” The mantra stopped only after one of the ultimate tests for a wheelchair hiker had been achieved. The Bay Area’s Bob Coomber became the first person in a wheelchair to summit 14,246-… > By Tom Stienstra. [SFGate: Tom Stienstra]

September 2, 2007 Posted by | People | Comments Off on Bob at SFGate

September Morning, Los Cerritos Pond

September Morning, Los Cerritos Pond. Calero Hills, California. September 2, 2007. © Copyright G Dan Mitchell.

Another example of why I like September… :-)

September 2, 2007 Posted by | Photography: Calero | Comments Off on September Morning, Los Cerritos Pond


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