AWE Death Valley 2013: Photos from the Course

A behind-the-scenes look at The Athenian Wilderness Experience: climbing Mt. Ubehebe, learning how to cook on a camp stove, rock climbing, crossing the “Racetrack,” pitching tents, reading maps and navigating terrain, clearing trails, and of course, hiking.

Thank you to Haley, Grace, Gabby, Helen, Ethan, Rafi, and Phoebe for sharing your photos!

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Desert Rain

Group 1: Haley, John, Anna, Addison, Victor, Kristin, Michaela, Gabby, Garrett, and Tanner

Instructors: Poe and Tova

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Sailing Stones

Group 2: Grace, Hannah, Zach, Anika, Anthony, Reiko, Will, Krishna, Jack, and Emily

Instructors: Joe and Rafi aka “Trotter”

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Group 3: AJ, Anthony, Shawna, Amanda, Alex, Lakin, Noah, Tara, and Rachel

Instructors: Nika and Liam

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Chuckwallas

Group 4: Jamey, Acaciah, Emily, David, Quyen, Chloe, Natasha, Helen, Alex, and Chris

Instructors: Pete and JoLynne

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Death Valley: Scenery and logistics

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The Racetrack

The Racetrack

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Logis Sho and Tyler '13 working hard on logistics

Logis Sho and Tyler ’13 working hard on logistics

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Found geode

Found geode

Mail cairn

Mail cairn

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Tarantula!

Caterpillars in a web.

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Hannah (age 5) shows the climbers how it's done

Hannah (age 5) shows the climbers how it’s done

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Joshua tree

Joshua tree

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Letter from an AWE alum at the top of Mt. Ubehebe

Letter from an AWE alum at the top of Mt. Ubehebe

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Base camp

Base camp

Thank you to Phoebe, Jason, Tracy, Ethan, Poe, Tova, Joe, Rafaelle, Nika, Liam, Pete, and JoLynne for keeping our students safe!
Thank you to Phoebe, Jason, Tracy, Ethan, Poe, Tova, Joe, Rafaelle, Nika, Liam, Pete, and JoLynne for keeping our students safe!