TaDa!!!

The Sierra NM 2006 Photo Gallery

Hi to everyone from the Sierra Club service trip in April.  Here are my images from the trip.

Click the thumbnails to see larger jpeg's.  If you want/need a huge file for a large print on a photo printer, I can email / mail you a CD.

All the best,

Lynn

Lynn@LDCamera.com

 

1

our fearless leader tries Navajo tobacco

2

striking obsidian to form stone tools -- the best way to understand stone age people is to work a little stone (2, 3, 6, 7, 8)

3

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while our roope is store-bought, we practice timeless magic with knots

5

stripping flesh from a yucca leaf provides a feathery brush for decorating our own pottery.

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straightening a handmade arrow shaft

10

ancient gnarled cypress -- somebody remind the exact name of these beautiful trees?!

11

investigating a prehistoric stone quarry, a source of tool material.

13

deciding on the direction of the next sweep to make across the forest.

14

still deciding...

15

snacks before dinner.

18

a carrot can be awesome after a day in the Gila mountains.

19

the group works on their own pottery -- here foroming wet clay.

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the scramble to prepare dinner is on...

22

another prehistoric cigarette butt!

...not.

23

sweeping across the mountain, looking for artifacts.

24

small stone knife.

25

rock art in the Gilas.

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let's see -- should we follow the compass or the GPS??

28

evening gatherng at the campsite.

 
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