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Mountain Backpacking Trips, Hiking Photography, Science,  and more

Yosemite, San Fran, Panamint Mountains, Zion, Monument Valley, Grand Canyon, Mount Whitney, Valley of the Gods...

27+ Wilderness Backpacking Trip Reports with lots of  Landscapes photos


July 2017     32 days VW Westfalia Syncro around Cape Breton and perimeter of Newfoundland

July 2016    clockwise circle tour Ottawa to California, Pacific Coast and Lake Superior

Sept 2015   California circle tour of SF, Yosemite, Death Valley and Monterey

High Resolution Photography

Complete Bell High Yearbooks from 1967 to 1973
and other related stuff such as...

-The unofficial Shanghai Noodle Factory school newspaper, School Play scripts,
Graduation Commencement pamphlets, student handbooks ...

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Waikoloa Hawaii
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Other Things of Interest

Wildlife in Gatineau Park and the surrounding Hills

Some Young Naturalist newsletters from 1967
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I started it 20 years ago as a place for backpacking & hiking trip reports, and now it's now grown to other content also.

updated 27 Feb 2021
#10 September 2005    Into the Clark Range of Yosemite- Red Peak Pass
#8 October 2003     Vista from Vogelsang in Yosemite

Greenbank Public School  1967-68 Yearbook and some class newspapers

Before the school was actually built on Greenbank Road, our school classrooms were spread all over Nepean...

At Bells Corners Public School in three portables P1,P2 & P3, and two classes in the gym, separated and surrounded by walls of portable blackboards.
Other outposts were in Manordale, Confederation High School, Jockvale, Knoxdale, Leslie Park,
and Merivale United Church Hall (of all places.)