Field Notes

Nov 23
Posted November 23, 2014
The Black Range rises up out of the southwestern New Mexico desert, in the center of the Aldo Leopold Wilderness, straddled by the Gila desert to the west and the Rio Grande...
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Feb 13
Posted February 13, 2014
  When I was a young man, just out of college, I lived a life of an entrepreneurial carpenter in the western United States, working hard, partying hard, backpacking often and...
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Oct 23
Posted October 23, 2013
I am not a huge outdoorsman, and although I was a boy scout when I was younger, I still felt some trepidation about participating in the Wilderness Outreach program. But whatever...
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Oct 4
Posted October 4, 2013
By John Bradford We worked hard getting into basecamp. Back packs loaded with the 50 pounds of gear needed for surviving a week in the high Sierra wilderness, we hiked in the 10...
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Jul 1
Posted July 1, 2013
I have had the honor and joy this past week to attend my second Wilderness Outreach Expedition. My journey began in Columbus Ohio where I spiritually prepared for a unique...
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May 21
Posted May 21, 2012
After we arrived in base camp in Idaho Fr. Coning and 2 men started looking for an appropriate place for the Sanctuary and Altar. One location was near the camp and easy to get to...
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