Making the summit at Longs Peak, Rocky Mountain
National Park, CO - September 2005
Adriane, Lauren and I, along with two of their friends
Cheryl and Shawn spent Labor Day Weekend this year making the
summit of Longs
Peak, which is 14,259ft (4321m) above sea level, at Rocky
Mountain National Park. We were fortunate to get a camping
spot at the camp ground near the trail head, which made starting
at 2:15am a little more bearable. We were joined by two new friends
from Indiana, Jake and Luke. The girls and Jake made the summit
at 8:04am, while I made it about 40 minutes later (the altitude
slowed me down quite a bit), and Shawn about 15 minutes after
Rock climbing at Las Conchas - July 2005
Keith, Angie, Adriane and I climbed Las Conchas
late in July. A 10b and an 11a; these two routes did us in after
a hot morning on the wall.
Snowboarding trip to Wolf Creek - February
Creek is a mecca of snow sports. Keith, Angie, Josh and Shelly
and I spent a day and a half there snowboarding the last weekend
of February. Last year was my first time boarding, with Keith,
Angie, Ben, Jen and Terry van Belle - different people this time
around, but no less fun.
Rock Climbing in El Rito - August 2004
Rito is a great climbing site kind of near Espanola. Some
pictures (from Keith's camera) of the trip. Climbers were Jen
Andrews, Keith Wiley, Angie Madrid and myself. Two days of climbing
in a beautiful area!
CSGSA Picnic - Spring 2004
The second annual Computer
Science Graduate Student Association (CSGSA) departmental
picnic that I have attended, again at the base of the Sandia Mountains,
on the eastern slope. A smaller gathering this time, but a nice
ending to the year.
Various - Winter Break 2004
Leigh's New Year's Party, a second group outing
Goth Night, another outing to Pulse's
Pump Night, and finally evidence of lunacy in Ft. Collins, CO.
ABQ Zoo - Summer 2003
A trip to the Albuquerque
Zoo in the late summer.
Targacept Visit - July 2003
A delegation from Targacept,
Inc. (former employer) came out to New Mexico on a business
trip. We went on a brief hike originating at the Santa Fe ski
Goth Night - Spring 2003
At the behest of friends, I joined my fellow zombies
in venturing to Pulse's
Goth Night. Jen, Shelly, Jeremy, Amy, myself and my visiting friend
CSGSA Picnic - Spring 2003
Every spring, the Computer
Science Graduate Student Association (CSGSA) throws a departmental
picnic. This time it was held at the base of the Sandia Mountains,
on the eastern slope. Much fun was had by all!
Travelling New Mexico - Spring Break 2003
Spring break tour of New Mexico (White Sands, Los
Alamos, Jemez Mountains). White Sands was amazing, and also very
Family Visit - Balloon
Family visit around the Balloon Fiesta time, along
with a trip to Bandelier National
Sinan's BBQ - Fall 2002
Social gathering at Sinan's place. We concluded
that while we're all excellent computer-people, none of us are
Hiking (Fall '02 - Spring '03)
Various hiking trips with friends.