EXPLORATIONS

© Christopher Earls Brennen

An incomplete calendar of explorations and adventures during my life, many featured in ``Adventure Hikes and Canyoneering in the San Gabriels'', in ``Adventure Hikes and Canyoneering in the Southwest'' and in "The Far Side of the Sky".

LOG OF EXPLORATIONS AND ADVENTURES

ADVENTURE DATE PARTICIPANTS
 
White Rocks Cave, County Antrim, Ireland   Jul. 1956? Alone
Slieve Gallion, County Derry, Ireland   Jun. 1958 Peter Burton
Moyola River, Ireland   Jun. 1959 Frank Johnston
Yugoslavia and Greece   (Alternate) Jul./Aug. 1961 Steve Hodge, Ian Griffith, Alistair Walsh Atkins
France   (Alternate) Jul. 1962 Doreen Kerr
USA   (Alternate) Jul./Aug. 1963 Tommy Cookson
Camping at Salton Sea, California    Apr. 1969 John Speight, Doreen, Dana and Kathy Brennen
Camping to Monterey, CA    Jun.4-8, 1969 Doreen, Dana and Kathy Brennen
Camping to Lake Elsinore and San Juan Capistrano    Jul.26-27, 1969 Doreen, Dana and Kathy Brennen and Desiree Kinsey
Camping in Western US   (Alternate) Sep.2-20 1969 Doreen, Dana and Kathy Brennen
Camping in Death Valley, CA    Mar.21,22, 1969 Doreen, Dana and Kathy Brennen
Camping in Western US   (Alternate) Jun.27-Jul.13, 1970 Doreen, Dana and Kathy Brennen
Camping to Lake Casitas, CA    Jun.16-18, 1972 Doreen, Dana and Kathy Brennen, Jones Family, Desiree
Camping in Western US   (Alternate) Aug.6-20, 1972 Doreen, Dana and Kathy Brennen
Camping in Western US   (Alternate) Aug. 1976 Doreen, Dana, Kathy and Patrick Brennen
East Fork, San Gabriel River, ANF    Nov.11, 1989 Alone
Brown Mountain, ANF Mar.31, 1991 With Not
Strawberry Peak, ANF    Apr.13, 1991 With Not
Ice House Saddle, SBNF Apr.28, 1991 With Not
Skull Canyon, ANF    1991, 1993 and Unknown Garrett Reisman, Carl Wassgren, and others
Skull Canyon, ANF    Unknown John Hall
Telescope Peak, Death Valley National Park   May 3, 1991 Alone
San Bernadino Peak, San Bernadino Mountains Jul.6, 1991 Alone
Caltech Peak, Sequoia National Park    Jul.24, 1991 Doug Hart
Mount Whitney, Sequoia National Park    Jul. 1991 Doug Hart
Mountain of the Devil, Baja, Mexico   Mar.21/22, 1992 Doug Hart, Steve Walton
Bailey Canyon, ANF    Jul.19, 1992 Alone
Bailey Canyon, ANF    Jul.20, 1992 Alone
Mt.Wilson Trail, ANF Jul.23, 1992 Alone
Bailey Canyon, ANF    Jul.25, 1992 Alone
Cucamonga Peak, ANF Jul.26, 1992 With Not
Ice House Canyon, ANF Aug.2, 1992 With Doreen
Devil's Canyon, ANF Aug.9, 1992 Alone
Soraksan, Korea   Aug.29, 1992 Alone
Mountain of the Devil, Baja, Mexico   Sep.22, 1992 Doug Hart
Snowdon, Wales, U.K.   Nov. 1992 Terry Jones
East Fork San Gabriel Canyon, ANF Dec.20, 1992 Alone
Rubio Canyon from the bottom, ANF    Many times Alone
Middle Devil's Canyon, ANF    Many times Alone
Mt.Baldy, ANF    Jan.30, 1993, and previous times Alone
Mt.Lowe, ANF    Feb.14, 1993, and previous times With Not
Tonodake, Tanzawa, Japan    Mar. 1993 Yoichiro Matsumoto
Ominesan, Kii Peninsula, Japan   Mar. 1993 Yoshinobu Tsujimoto
Kuromidake, Yakushima Island, Japan    Apr. 1993 Yoshinobu Tsujimoto
Kurodake, Hokaido, Japan   May 1993 Alone
Monrovia Canyon, ANF    Jun.12, 1993 With Not
Fish Canyon to falls, ANF    Jun.27, 1993 With Not
Mount Wilson Trail Race, ANF    May 28, 1994 With other runners
Mount Lassen, Mount Lassen National Park   Jun. 1994 Doreen Brennen
Devil's Canyon, ANF    Sep.24, 1994 ???
Fish Fork from Prairie Fork, ANF    Nov.5, 1994 Alone
Diablo Canyon, Baja, Mexico   Mar. 1995 ??
The Gusto Run, Kern River, CA    Jul. 1995 River rafting
The Needles    Jul. 1995 Alone
Skull Canyon, ANF    Oct.22, 1995 David Wales, Paul Jennings, another
Big Tujunga Narrows, ANF    Nov.18, 1995 Dabney House students
Grand Canyon, ANF    Dec.2, 1995 Carl Wassgren, Roberto Zenit and others
Bear Creek, ANF    Unknown Garrett Reisman, Bob Behnken, Roberto Zenit, and others
Eaton Canyon, ANF from the bottom    Unknown & many times Garrett Reisman, Carl Wassgren, and others
Eaton Canyon, ANF from the top Unknown & many times Garrett Reisman, Al Preston
Royal Gorge, ANF    Jan.7, 1996 Alone
Royal Gorge, ANF    Jan.13, 1996 Garrett Reisman
Lower Fox Creek, ANF    Feb.4, 1996 Alone
Upper Big Tujunga, ANF    Feb.17, 1996 Alone
Fox Canyon    Feb.25, 1996 ???
Lower Fox Creek, ANF    Mar.9, 1996 Alone
Upper Big Tujunga, ANF    Mar.23, 1996 Garrett Reisman?, Mark Duttweiler?
Joshua Tree climbing Mar. 1996 ??
Trail Canyon Mar.30, 1996 Doreen
Ride down Mt. Gleason Fire Road Apr.6, 1996 Garrett Reisman, Mark Duttweiler
Eaton Canyon, ANF    May 12, 1996 ???
Hike up East Fork to Fish Fork    Jun.1, 1996 Alone
Bailey Canyon, ANF    Jul.6, 1996 Garrett Reisman, ?
Upper Little Rock Creek    Jul.20, 1996 Alone
Upper Little Rock Creek    Jul.20, 1996 Alone
Aerial Reconnaisance Aug.1, 1996 Garrett Reisman, Mark Duttweiler
Mount Fuji, Japan   Sep.1996 Yoshinobu Tsujimoto, Massayuki Tanada
Big Horn Mine Sep.6, 1996 John Earls
Hike and bike, Sulphur Springs, Three Points Sep.29, 1996 Alone
Cucamonga Canyon, ANF    Oct. 13, 1996 Alone
Hike with Dabney House Oct.20, 1996 Dabney House
Hike with David Wales Oct.27, 1996 David Wales
Ontario Peak Nov. 1996 Alone
Sheep Creek (mistake and aborted)    Nov.10, 1996 Garrett Reisman, David Wales
Lower Fox Creek, ANF    Dec.8, 1996 Garrett Reisman
Rattlesnake Peak, ANF    Dec.15, 1996 Alone
Bobcat Canyon down and back, ANF    Dec.21, 1996 Alone
Cucamonga Canyon, ANF    Jan.18, 1997 Garrett Reisman
Lower Fox Canyon, ANF    Mar.1, 1997 Garrett Reisman, Fabrizio d'Auria (Gorge Reconnaisence)
Falling Rock Canyon, ANF    Mar.29, 1997 Alone
Stone Canyon Trail to Mt Lukens Apr.5, 1997 Markus Ehrengruber
Falling Rock Canyon, ANF    Apr.12, 1997 Garrett Reisman, David Wales
Mudungsan, Gwanju, Korea    Apr. 1997 Two Korean students who bailed halfway up.
Lower Devil's Canyon, ANF    Spring 1997 Mark Duttweiler
San Antonio Ridge, ANF    May 3, 1997 Garrett Reisman, David Wales, Mark Duttweiler
Big Tujunga Narrows, ANF    May 31, 1997 Dabney House, Markus Ehrengruber, Jeff Eldridge,
Martha Gallivan, Mark Duttweiler
Lower Eaton Canyon, ANF    Jun 21, 1997 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Markus Ehrengruber,
Stuart Gibbs, Lori Hsu, Anil Roopnarine
Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia   Jul. 1997 Doreen Brennen, John and Angela Earls
Lower Fox Canyon, ANF    Aug. 1997 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Clancy Rowley,
Markus Ehrengruber, and Anil Roopnarine
Great Falls of the Fox, ANF    Aug. 9, 1997 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Troy Sette,
Steve ?, Tom ? from Sports Chalet
Cucamonga Peak Aug. 23, 1997 David Wales
Upper Cucamonga Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Sep.13, 1997 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis
Bobcat Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Oct.5, 1997 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Markus Ehrengruber
Fall Creek, ANF    Oct.25, 1997 Garrett Reisman, Garrett's sister
Big Tujunga Canyon Dec.13, 1997 Alone
Bailey Canyon, ANF    Dec.20, 1997 Garrett Reisman, Clancy Rowley, Troy Sette, John ?
Pasadena Glen, ANF    Jan.17, 1998 Mark Duttweiler, Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Clancy Rowley
Mount Lowe Jan.31, 1998 David Baltimore, Alice Huang
Strawberry Peak, ANF    Feb.16, 1998 ??
Rubio Canyon, ANF    Feb. 1998 Garrett Reisman, Troy Sette, Susan Sette
Inspiration Point, ANF Feb. 1998 Alone
Malibu Canyon State Park climbing, ANF Mar.7, 1998 Garrett Reisman, Troy Sette, ?
Mount Lowe, ANF Mar.22, 1998 Alone
Malibu Creek State Park, Santa Monica Mountains    Mar. 1998 Troy Sette, Garrett Reisman, ??
Wonderland of Rocks, Joshua Tree National Park    Apr.18, 1998 Garrett Reisman, Lainie Reisman, Clancy Rowley
Little Rock Creek Apr.25, 1998 Paul Jennings
Devil's Canyon, ANF    May 30, 1998 with Dabney House
Little Santa Anita Canyon, ANF    Jun.13, 1998 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Clancy Rowley, Stuart Gibbs
Pasadena Glen, ANF    Jul.4, 1998 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Clancy Rowley, Mark Duttweiler
Vasquez Creek, ANF    Jul.11, 1998 Troy Sette, Clancy Rowley, and two others
?? Jul.18, 1998 Troy Sette, ??
Mount Charleston, Nevada Jul.27, 1998 Alone
Wheeler Peak, Great Basin National Park    Jul. 1998 Alone
Tar Creek, Los Padres National Forest    Jul. 1998 Troy Sette, Troy's friend Martin, Clancy Rowley?
Zion Narrows, Zion National Park   Jul.31, 1998 Troy Sette, Clancy Rowley and John ??
Lower Cucamonga Canyon, ANF    Aug. 1998 Troy Sette
Bryce Canyon National Park    Aug. 1998 Alone
Cathedral Gorge    Aug. 1998 Alone
Subway, Zion National Park   Aug. 1998 Mark Duttweiler, Brent Kious, Clancy Rowley
Tar Creek, Los Padres National Forest    Aug. 1998 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Troy Sette,
Clancy Rowley (Garrett's last hike)
Strawberry Peak, ANF    Sep. 1998 Alone
Rubio Canyon, ANF    Sep.27, 1998 Alone
Stoddard Canyon, ANF    Oct.4, 1998 Troy Sette, Clancy Rowley
Mill Creek, ANF    Oct.11, 1998 David Wales
?? Oct.25, 1998 ??
Joshua Tree climbing Nov.14, 1998 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Troy Sette, ?
Piru Creek, Los Padres National Forest    Nov.29, 1998 Paul Jennings
Bonita Falls, ANF    Dec. 1998 Alone
Lower Sespe Creek, Los Padres Nat. Forest    Dec. 1998 Alone
South Fork Lytle Creek, ANF    Dec.27, 1998 Alone
Monrovia Canyon, ANF    Jan.2, 1999 Troy Sette
Colby Canyon, ANF   Feb.13 1999 Tim Colonius, Clancy Rowley, David Wales, ?
Lower Devil's Canyon, ANF Mar. 1999 Mark Duttweiler
Lower Devil's Canyon, ANF Mar.7, 1999 Troy Sette and Hugh Blanchard
Point Dume Climbing    Mar. 1999 Garrett Reisman, Troy Sette, ?
Hermits Trail, Grand Canyon Nat.Park   Mar.23, 1999 Clancy Rowley, Mark Duttweiler, Christine Pajak
Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park   Mar.24, 1999 Clancy Rowley, Mark Duttweiler, Christine Pajak
Rubio Canyon, ANF   Apr.10, 1999 Elliot Andrews, David Wales and others
Piru Gorge    May 22, 1999 ??
Tar and Sespe Creeks, Los Padres Nat. Forest   May 31, 1999 Clancy Rowley
The Subway, Zion National Park   Jun.18, 1999 Troy Sette, Joel Paslaski, Martin Vanderveen
Orderville Canyon, Zion National Park   Jun.19, 1999 Troy Sette, Joel Paslaski, Martin Vanderveen
Kitadake, Japan   Jul.3, 1999 Yoi Matsumoto, Nobuhiro Yamanishi, Toshiyuki Hasegawa
Monrovia Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Jul.24, 1999 Troy Sette, Clancy Rowley, ??
Half Dome, Yosemite National Park   Aug.13/14, 1999 Alone
Bonita Canyon, ANF   Oct.10, 1999 Troy Sette
Upper Fish Fork Oct.24, 1999 Alone
Rubio Canyon (Thalehaha), ANF    Nov. 1999 Troy Sette
From Blue Ridge Road Nov.21, 1999 Alone
Saucer Branch, ANF (FCD)    Dec.23, 1999 Mark Duttweiler, Troy Sette
Peacock Canyon, ANF (FCD)    Dec. 1999 Mark Duttweiler, Troy Sette
Piru Gorge, Los Padres National Forest    Dec.30, 1999 Paul Jennings
Middle Fork Lytle Creek, ANF   Jan.9, 2000 David Wales (not descent)
Saucer Branch, ANF    Jan. 2000 Alone
Cloudburst Canyon, ANF   Jan.22, 2000 Mark Duttweiler, Clancy Rowley?, ?
Supercloud Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Feb.2, 2000 Mark Duttweiler
Agua Blanca, Los Padres National Forest Mar.18, 2000 Alone
Disappointment Canyon Apr.1, 2000 Mark Duttweiler, Clancy Rowley, ?
Supercloud Canyon, ANF    Apr. 2000 Mark Duttweiler, Clancy Rowley, Sarah Hyundai(sp?)
Upper Eaton Canyon, ANF   Apr.8, 2000 Clancy Rowley
Falling Leaf Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Apr.29, 2000 David Wales
Middle Fork Lytle Creek, ANF (FCD)   May 13, 2000 David Wales, Clancy Rowley
San Antonio Creek, ANF (FCD)   May 27, 2000 Mark Duttweiler, David Wales
Eaton Canyon, ANF   Jun. 3, 2000 Mark Duttweiler
Eaton Canyon, ANF   Jun. 2000 Doreen Brennen & "Not"
Fox Canyon, ANF   Jun. 18, 2000 Troy Sette, Susan Sette, Clancy Rowley,
Martin Regehr, Stuart Gibbs
Lower Soldier Creek, ANF   Jul. 16, 2000 Alone
Upper Soldier Creek, ANF (FCD)   Jul. 23, 2000 Mark Duttweiler, Brent Kious
Tar Creek, Los Padres National Forest    Jul. 2000 ??
Mystery Canyon, Zion National Park   Jul. 2000 Mark Duttweiler, Clancy Rowley, Brent Kious
Pine Creek, Zion National Park   Jul. 2000 Mark Duttweiler, Clancy Rowley, Brent Kious
Keyhole Canyon, Zion National Park   Jul. 2000 Clancy Rowley
Tenaya Creek, Yosemite Nat. Park   Aug. 2000 Clancy Rowley, Don Caldwell, Bob Courtemarche & Sid ??
Cathedral Peak, Yosemite National Park    Aug. 2000 Clancy Rowley, Don Caldwell
Chokaisan, Japan   Aug. 2000 Yoi Matsumoto, Takashi Tokamasu
Silver Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Sep.23, 2000 Clancy Rowley, David Wales
Willow Hole, Joshua Tree National Park Oct.7, 2000 John Earls
Zuma Canyon, Santa Monica Mountains    Nov.5, 2000 Alone
Malibu Canyon, Santa Monica Mountains    Nov.11, 2000 Alone
Mount Waterman Dec.16, 2000 Alone
West Fork Oak Creek   Dec.28, 2000 Alone
Weavers Needle, Superstition Mountains, AZ   Dec.29, 2000 Clancy Rowley
Picacho Peak, California    Dec.30, 2000 Clancy Rowley
Little Roundtop, ANF (FCD)   Jan. 2001 Alone
Upper Lucas Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Jan.21, 2001 David Wales
Tar Creek, Los Padres Nat. Forest    Feb.4, 2001 David Wales
Carrizo Gorge    Feb.10, 2001 Mark Duttweiler, Don Caldwell, Scott Markowitz
Wolfskill Falls, ANF   Feb.18, 2001 Clancy Rowley
Flatiron Plus, Superstition Mountains, Arizona   Mar. 2001 Alone
Fish Creek Canyon, Superstition Mountains, AZ   Mar. 2001 Alone
Cougar Canyon, Anza-Borrego (FCD)   Mar.24, 2001 Mark Duttweiler, Clancy Rowley
East Fork Santa Anita, ANF   Apr. 2001 Alone
Salome Jug, Arizona   May 11, 2001 Kathy (Brennen) Alaama
Cedar Creek Falls May 28, 2001 Alone
Big Falls, San Bernadino Mountains    Jun.9, 2001 Mark Duttweiler, Clancy Rowley, Brent Kious,
Russel Howe
Big Tujunga Narrows, ANF   Jun. 2001 Dabney House
San Jacinto, San Bernadino Mountains    Jul. 2001 John Earls
Middle Fork Lytle Creek, ANF   Jul. 2001 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Clancy Rowley,
David Wales
Lower Eaton Canyon, ANF   Jul. 2001 Jerry Schad, Clancy Rowley, David Wales, Troy Sette,
Stuart Gibbs, Steve Cabourne, Derek Jackson
and about 2 others.
??? Jul.28, 2001 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Clancy Rowley,
David Wales
Mount Baldy, ANF   Aug.19, 2001 ???
The Grand Teton   Aug. 2001 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Clancy Rowley,
Doug Hart, Sheldon Green
James Cyn/Pumphouse Wash, Sedona, AZ   Sep. 2001 Ted & Connie Gartner, Mike Watts and large group
Sheep Canyon, ANF   Oct.20, 2001 Clancy Rowley, David Wales
Laurel Canyon, ANF   Dec. 2001 Mark Duttweiler
Bridge Mountain, Red Rocks Nat. Recr. Area   Dec. 2001 David Wales
Bee Canyon, ANF   Jan.13, 2002 Mark Duttweiler, David Wales
South Mount Hawkins, ANF Jan. 2002 Mark Duttweiler, Christine Pajak
Kelso Dunes    Feb.9, 2002 Steve Hostler
Courthouse Rock, Arizona    Feb. 2002 Mark Duttweiler, Derek Jackson
South Fork Lytle Creek, ANF (FCD)   Feb. 2002 Jason McIlheney and others
Behunin Canyon, Zion National Park   Mar. 2002 Mark Duttweiler, Brent Kious, Jason McIlhaney,
Cory Loomis
Fry Canyon   Mar. 2002 Alone
Bullet Canyon, Cedar Mesa, Grand Gulch   Mar. 2002 Alone
Hovenweep National Monument    Mar. 2002 Alone
Sixteen Room Ruin    Mar. 2002 Large group of students
Montezuma Creek, Navaho Indian Reservation   Mar. 2002 Large group of students
Climbing Wall, Chicago   Apr. 2002 Kathy Alaama, Troy & Payton Alaama
Rockbound Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Apr. 2002 David Wales, Mark Duttweiler, Russ ?
Allison Mine, ANF   May 25, 2002 David Wales
Lower Eaton Canyon, ANF   Jun. 2002 Large group (Erik Siering?)
S.Fork Taylor Creek, Zion National Park   Jun. 2002 Alone
Buckskin Gulch   Jun. 2002 Alone
Coyote Buttes/The Wave   Jun. 2002 Alone
Toroweap/Lava Falls, Grand Canyon Nat. Park   Jun. 2002 Alone
Lake Powell   Jun. 2002 Danamichele Brennen, Quinn and Gavin O'Brien,
Kathy Alaama, Troy & Payton Alaama, Doreen Brennen
Great Falls of the Fox, ANF    Jul. 2002 Erik Siering, Deborah Brennen, Phoenix Group
East Fork San Gabriel River, ANF   Aug. 2002 Alone
Pacoima Dam, ANF    Aug. 2002 Steve Hostler, Kathy Scott and large group of Caltech students
Slemish, Ireland   Aug. 2002 Alone
Erigal, Ireland   Sep. 2002 Alone
San Antonio Ridge, ANF    Sep. 2002 Eric Siering, Mark Duttweiler, David Wales
Hotaka, Japan   Sep. 2002 Yoi Matsumoto, Nobuhiro Yamanishi
Courthouse Rock, Arizona   Nov.8, 2002 Mark Duttweiler, Aimee Eddins, Derek Jackson,
Ted & Connie Gartner
Tahquitz Rock   Nov.24, 2002 Mark Duttweiler
Hidden Falls Canyon, Red Rocks Nat. Recr. Area   Dec. 2002 Clancy Rowley, Troy Sette and large group
Icebox Canyon, Red Rocks Nat. Recr. Area   Dec. 2002 Randi Poer, Dick Shear
Rubio Canyon, ANF    Jan. 2003 Alone
Bonita Canyon, ANF    Jan. 2003 Randi Poer, John Perry, Scott Smith, Fred ?, Carl ?
Green Mountain Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Jan. 2003 Randi Poer, Troy Sette, Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis
On the Vomit Comet   May 2003 Steve Hostler, James Cory, Garrett Reisman
Rubio Canyon, ANF    Mar.16, 2003 Alone
(day after major rainstorm and a month after another rainstorm)
Santa Cruz Island, Channel Island Nat. Park    Apr. 2003 David Wales
Tar Creek, Los Padres Nat. Forest    Apr. 2003 David Wales, Yoi Matsumoto, John Perry, Randi Poer, Scott Smith
Icecube Canyon, Red Rocks N.R.A. (FCD)    May 2003 John Perry, Randi Poer, Scott Smith, Mark Duttweiler,
Willie Hunt, Bob Greer
Vomit Comet    May. 2003 Steve Hostler, James Cory, ?
Sespe Gorge, Los Padres Nat. Forest    Jun. 2003 Erik Siering
Black Hole    Jun. 2003 Alone
Gravel Canyon    Jun. 2003 Ted & Connie Gartner, Mike Watts and large group
Cheesebox Canyon    Jun. 2003 Ted & Connie Gartner and large group
Angels Landing, Zion Nat. Park   Jul. 2003 John Earls
Suicide Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Sep.1, 2003 Randi Poer
Spring Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Sep. 2003 Bill Bees, Chris Jain, Dave Goldstein
Seven Teacups    Sep.7, 2003 Alone
Dumont Dunes    Sep. 2003 Alone
Devil's Canyon   Oct. 2003 Ted & Connie Gartner, Mike Watts, and many more
Bad Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park (FCD)   Nov.15, 2003 Mark Duttweiler, John Perry, Randi Poer, Scott Smith,
Bob Greer, Ted Wring, ??
Monarch Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park   Nov.16, 2003 Mark Duttweiler, John Perry, Bob Greer
Darwin Falls, Death Valley Nat. Park   Nov.17, 2003 Mark Duttweiler, John Perry
Darwin Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park   Jan. 2004 Mark Duttweiler, Ira Lewis, ??
Willow Creek, Death Valley Nat. Park   Jan. 2004 Mark Duttweiler, John Perry, Bob Greer
Rubio Canyon, ANF    Just after Feb.28, 2004 Alone
Bull Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Mar. 2004 Nathan Wozny, Bob Shear, Randi Poer
West Fork Oak Creek (through hike)   Mar. 2004 Randi Poer
Havasu Canyon, Grand Canyon Nat. Park   Mar.21, 2004 Alone
Englestead Hollow, Zion Nat. Park   Apr. 2004 Randi Poer, Scott Smith, Rick Green, Mike Putiak,
Doug Noel
Maidenwater Canyon    Jun. 2004 Connie and Ted Gartner, Twana Fox, Jeff Fisher,
Gary Hendrikson
Leprechaun Canyon    Jun. 2004 Connie and Ted Gartner, Jeff Fisher
Blarney Canyon    Jun. 2004 Connie and Ted Gartner, Jeff Fisher,
Gary Hendrikson
Indian Canyon, Yosemite Nat. Park (FCD)   Jun. 2004 Alone
Eichorn Pinnacle, Yosemite Nat. Park    Jun. 2004 Bob Grubbs, Bob Waymouth
North Fork of Kings River    Jul. 2004 John Perry, Randi Poer, Scott Smith,
Steve Brezovec, Eli Meltzer
Skellig Michael, County Kerry, Ireland    Aug.22, 2004 Doreen Brennen
Rathlin Island, Ireland    Sep. 2004 Alone
Coffin Canyon, Death Valley National Park   Sep. 2004 Randi Poer, Sarah Shorb, Mark Duttweiler, Ira Lewis, ??
Hundred Lakes Trail   Oct.17, 2004 Derek Jackson, Mark Duttweiler, Troy Sette
Rubio Canyon, ANF    Oct.30, 2004 With one other person
Rubio Canyon, ANF   Nov.?, 2004 ??
Grotto & Mosaic Canyons, Death Valley (FCD)   Nov.26, 2004 Randi Poer, Sarah Shorb, Carol Vesley, Ira Lewis,
Michelle Nilles, Nathan Wozny, Doug Noel
Darwin Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park   Nov.27, 2004 Ira Lewis, Michelle Nilles, Nathan Wozny, Doug Noel
Hastings Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Dec.12, 2004 Scott Smith, Nathan Wozny, Troy Sette, ..
Rubio Canyon, ANF   Jan.16, 2005 Mark Duttweiler
Little Santa Anita Canyon, ANF   Jan., 2005 Ken King, Suzanne Tanaka, Steve Cabourne, Ira Lewis
Bailey Canyon, ANF    Mar.?, 2005 Ron Hudson, Patty Lambert, Ken King
Rubio Canyon, ANF   Mar. 2005 Mark Duttweiler, Jane Fontana, Mark Fitzsimmons,
Steve Cabourne, Mike Cabourne, and others
Rubio Canyon, ANF   Apr. 2005 Mark Duttweiler
Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru   Apr. 2005 Danamichele Brennen, Katherine Alaama
Stone Plus One Canyon, ANF   May ?, 2005 Mark ?
Big Tujunga Narrows, ANF   May 2005 Nathan Wozny, Eshed Bootel, Ken King, David Kahn
and Dabney students
Matacanes, Monterrey, Mexico    May 2005 Ira Lewis, John Perry, Scott Smith, Michelle Nilles
and many others
Chipitin, Monterrey, Mexico    May 2005 Ira Lewis, John Perry, Scott Smith, Michelle Nilles,
Randi Poer, Rich Carlson, and many others
El Laberinto, Monterrey, Mexico    May 2005 Ira Lewis, John Perry, Scott Smith, Chuy Guererro
and others
Great Falls of the Fox, ANF   Jun. 2005 Nathan Wozny, Steve Cabourne, John Perry, Mark Duttweiler,
Ira Lewis, Rudi McIntyre, Carl Armstrong and many others
Great Falls of the Fox, ANF   Jun. 2005 Steve Cabourne, Scott Smith, Tom Jones, Steve Brezovec,
Brian Jennings, and many others from San Gabriel Rendezvous
Point Bennett, San Miguel, Channel Island N.P.    Jun. 2005 Ranger Ian Williams, Ted Henry and Outdoors Club
Harris Point, San Miguel, Channel Island N.P.    Jun. 2005 Ranger Ian Williams, Ted Henry and Outdoors Club
Cardwell Point, San Miguel, Channel Island N.P.    Jun. 2005 Ranger Ian Williams, Ted Henry and Outdoors Club
Little Santa Anita Canyon, ANF   Jul. 2005 Trudy Rutland, Lee Eismann, Carl Armstrong, and others
Spry Canyon, Zion National Park    Sep.30, 2005 Ira Lewis, Michelle Nilles, Rick Thompson,
Ruth-Anne Hubbard
Misery Canyon, Zion National Park   Sep.30, 2005 Ira Lewis, Dave Medding, Paul Sailor
Little Santa Anita Canyon, ANF   Oct. 2005 Mark Duttweiler, Bill Becher and photographer
Tar Creek    Oct.27, 2005 Randi Poer, Sarah Shorb, Troy Sette, Bill Becher,
Scott Smith
Katharine Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Nov. 2005 Ira Lewis, Jed Matthews, Bob Anderson, Steve Cabourne,
Mike Cabourne, Mark Duttweiler, Nathan Scharra and others
Josephine Canyon, ANF   Nov. 2005 Rich Carlson, Sonny Lawrence, Brian Jennings, Ken King,
Mark Duttweiler, Randi Poer and others
Hades Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park (FCD)   Jan.8, 2006 Ira Lewis, Mark Duttweiler, John Perry, Randi Poer,
Ken King, Bob Anderson
Hall Beckley Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Feb. 2006 Nathan Schara, Eric Hale
Styx Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park (FCD)   Mar.4, 2006 Randi Poer, Scott Smith, Michelle Nilles, Kevin
and Genevieve Branscom
Rainbow Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park   Mar.5, 2006 Randi Poer, Michelle Nilles
Falling Leaf Canyon, ANF   Apr.22, 2006 Mark Duttweiler, Scott Smith, John Perry, Ira Lewis,
Bob Anderson and many others.
Deep Canyon    Apr.30, 2006 Randi Poer, Scott Smith, John Perry
Rose Valley Falls (FCD)   May 6, 2006 Nathan Scharra, Eric Hale
Little Santa Anita, ANF   Jun.3, 2006 Dabney Hike, Kai Zinn plus son, David Wales, Paul Chinn,
David Kahn and about 10 others
Middle Fork Lytle Creek, ANF   Jun.10, 2006 Bill Oliver, Joel Grasmeyer, Adonis Wilson, Trudy Rutland,
Lee Eismann, Dave Frankenbach, Ken Coffman,
James Valdvinos, Jim Fayollat, Sarah Hunyadi.
Rubio Canyon, ANF   Jun.11, 2006 David Wales, Lauren Jefferis and others
Lower Fusier Canyon, ANF   Jul.29, 2006 Trudy Rutland, Lee Eismann, Ken King, Matt Maxon,
Jake Faller, and others
Little Santa Anita, ANF   Aug.5, 2006 Troy Sette and friend.
Left Fork of Fusier Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Aug.6, 2006 Mark Fitzsimmons, Jane Fontana, Ken H., Eric Hale,
Andrew Childs
Vivian Creek (FCD)   Aug.13, 2006 Randi Poer, Scott Smith
Alger Creek    Aug.19, 2006 Mark Duttweiler, Brian Jennings, Eric Hale,
Andrew Childs
Whiteoak Canyon, ANF   Aug.26, 2006 Nathan Schara, Mark Fitzsimmons, Jane Fontana.
Rubio Canyon, ANF   Sep. 2006 Nathalie Vriend, Erin Koos, Angel Arguello-Ruiz, ??
Skarabrae, Orkney, Scotland    Sep.18, 2006 Alone
West Muir Ravine, ANF (FCD)   Oct.23, 2006 Nathan Schara.
Middle Muir Ravine, ANF (FCD)   Nov.11, 2006 Nathan Schara, Eric Hale.
Mary Jane Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Dec. 9, 2006 Ken King, Mark Fitzsimmons, Jane Fontana, Matt Maxon,
Nivalda Rodrigues-Pinguet, James Valdovinos, Jim Fayollat
Ganja Gulch, ANF (FCD)   Dec. 30, 2006 Ken King, Matt Maxon, Kirk Belles, Keith Goodfellow,
Johanna Turner, Jason Wills
Cerberus Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park (FCD)   Jan.6, 2007 Mark Duttweiler, Randi Poer, Scott Smith,
John Perry, Sonny Lawrence
Sutton Canyon, ANF    Jan. 28, 2007 Ken King, Matt Maxon, Eric Hale, Jason Wills, Brian Oliver
Silver-on-the-side, ANF (FCD)   Feb.3, 2007 Ken King, Matt Maxon, Eric Hale, Keith Goodfellow,
Jason Wills, Mark Fitzsimmons, Jane Fontana, Bernd Haase
CCC Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Feb.10, 2007 Ken King, Matt Maxon, Bernd Haase
Casada Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Feb.17, 2007 Ken King, Matt Maxon
East Fork Rubio Canyon, ANF (FCD)   Mar.17, 2007 Matt Maxon, Bernd Haase, Nathan Schara
Upper Rubio Canyon, ANF    Mar.24, 2007 Matt Maxon, Bernd Haase
Cibecue Creek    Apr.20, 2007 White Mountain Apache Guide Greg Henry and
a group of 10 ACA canyoneers
Crystal Canyon    Apr.21, 2007 Randi Poer
Messenger Flats canyon Apr.28, 2007 Sonny Lawrence, Bernd Haase
Egypt 2 & 3, Escalante    May 11, 2007 Steve Ramras, Eric Godfrey, Scott Smith, Randi Poer,
Mark Duttweiler, Sonny Lawrence
Neon Canyon, Escalante    May 12, 2007 Steve, Judy and Amy Ramras, Eric Godfrey, Scott Smith,
Randi Poer, Mark Duttweiler, Sonny Lawrence
Little Santa Anita Canyon, ANF    May 26, 2007 Dabney Students with Matt Maxon, Keith Goodfellow,
Eric Hale, Nathan Schara, Ebraheem Fontaine
and about 10 students
Lower Eaton Canyon, ANF    Jun.14, 2007 Matt Maxon, Rich Carlson, Lauren Jefferis, Trish ?,
Nicole Miller, Anne Kirkpatrick, David ?
Suicide Canyon, ANF    Jun.16, 2007 Matt Maxon, Keith Goodfellow
(by the Maxon Route)
Alpine Canyon, ANF    Aug.5, 2007 Matt Maxon, Bernd Haase, Claudia ?
Lost Canyon, La Fortuna, Costa Rica    Sep.3, 2007 Scott Smith, Lauren Jefferis, Luca Chiarabini, Nivalda Pinguet,
Tim Hoover, Dan Creveling, Galen Okazaki
Pure Trek Canyon, La Fortuna, Costa Rica    Sep.3, 2007 Scott Smith, Lauren Jefferis, Luca Chiarabini, Nivalda Pinguet,
Dan Creveling, Galen Okazaki, J.R. Ros, Rich Carlson,
Tim Hoover
Explornatura Canyon, Turrialba, Costa Rica    Sep.4, 2007 Scott Smith, Lauren Jefferis, Luca Chiarabini, Nivalda Pinguet,
Tim Hoover, Dan Creveling, Galen Okazaki,
J.R. Ros, and several Explornatura guides.
Nonequito Canyon, Turrialba, Costa Rica    Sep.5, 2007 Scott Smith, Lauren Jefferis, Luca Chiarabini, Nivalda Pinguet,
Tim Hoover, Dan Creveling, Galen Okazaki, J.R. Ros,
and several Explornatura guides.
Pacuare River, Costa Rica    Sep.6,7, 2007 Lauren Jefferis, Jesus ``Chewy'' Guerrero, Mauricio Odio,
Luca Chiarabini, Nivalda Pinguet, J.R. Ros and others
and several river guides.
Water Canyon, Utah    Oct.5, 2007 Scott Smith, Ira Lewis
Classic Canyon, ANF    Oct.12, 2007 Matt Maxon, Ken King
Pomeroy Canyon, Verdugo Hills    Nov.5, 2007 Matt Maxon, Bernd Haase, Ian Maxon
Keane Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park    Nov.11, 2007 Lauren Jefferis, Nicole Miller, Kevin & Genevieve Branscom, Mark Duttweiler
Sheri Kenly, A.J. Mastropietro, Galen Okazaki.
Coffin Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park    Nov.12, 2007 Lauren Jefferis, Nicole Miller, Mark Duttweiler,
Kevin & Genevieve Branscom, Galen Okazaki,
Sheri Kenly, A.J. Mastropietro,
Eichorn Pinnacle, Yosemite N.P.    Aug.2, 2008 Bob Grubbs, Bob Waymouth
Tar Creek, Los Padres Nat. Forest    Oct.13, 2008 Garrett Reisman
Charon Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park (FCD)   Feb.21, 2009 Scott Smith, Nivalda Pinguet, Randi Poer, John Perry,
Jeff Cheraz, Mark Duttweiler, Ira Lewis.
Knox, Red & Hancock Gorges, Karijini N.P., Western Australia    May 8, 2009 Brydie O'Connor, and a lad from Eglinton, County Derry.
Weano & Hancock Gorges, Karijini N.P., Western Australia    May 10, 2009 Brydie O'Connor, and a lad from England.
Bailey Canyon    Jun.15, 2009 Alone
Little Santa Anita Canyon    Jul.24, 2009 George Huang, Troy Alaama
Big Falls, San Bernadino Nat. Forest    Oct.2, 2009 Garrett Reisman, Simone Francis, Stuart Gibbs
Bailey Canyon    Nov.8, 2009 George Huang, Troy Alaama, Kirk Belles, Matt Maxon,
Jason Willis, and six others
Paloma Canyon    Apr.4, 2010 Matt Maxon, Bernd Haase, Mark Duttweiler, Mark Fitzsimmons,
Jane Fontana, Calius Baldwin, Sonny Lawrence, Johanna Turner,
Nivalda Pinguet
Lookout Mountain    Apr.10, 2010 Wayne Steinmetz and six others
Lower Eaton Canyon    Aug.7, 2010 Alone
Lower Eaton Canyon    Aug.12, 2010 Garrett Reisman, Stuart Gibbs
Lower Eaton Canyon    Jan.29, 2011 Mark Duttweiler, John Perry, Randi Poer, Sarah Shorb,
Scott Smith, Ira Lewis, and ??
Natural Bridge Canyon, Death Valley Nat. Park    Feb.19, 2011 Scott Smith, Ira Lewis, Sarah Shorb, John Perry, Steve Kazakos,
Alenoush Khackikian, Mark Duttweiler, Alicia Allen.
Silver-on-the-side Canyon    May 8, 2011 Bernd Haase, Mark Fitzsimmons, Jane Fontana, Alisse Fisher,
Supercloud Canyon    May 22, 2011 Bernd Haase, Alisse Fisher, Keith Goodfellow, Johanna Turner
Hypercloud Canyon    May 29, 2011 Mark Duttweiler, Keith Goodfellow
South Fork Big Rock Creek    Oct.16, 2011 Johanna Turner, Jane Fontana, Kirk Belles
Rubio Canyon    Oct.22, 2011 Douglas Hart
St. Kilda, Outer Hebrides, Scotland    Jun. 2012 With Sea Harris Company
Hua shan, Qin Ling Mountains, China    Aug. 2012 Barbara Brennen and Chinese student family
Little Santa Anita Canyon    Sep.15, 2012 Mark Duttweiler
Yankee Doodle Canyon near Zion N.P.    Sep.21, 2012 John Gums, Felicia Bicknell, Chere Clawson, Randi Poer,
Jeff Nelson
Birch Hollow, Zion National Park    Sep.22, 2012 Rich Carlson, Judy Carlson, Johanna Turner, Kirk Belles,
Dan Creveling, Dave Meding and four others.
Mount Lowe   Nov.24, 2012 Troy Alaama, Payton Alaama, Barbara Brennen
Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia    Mar. 7, 2013 with Tour Group
Rubio Canyon    Apr.27, 2013 Mark Duttweiler and 5 others
Rubio Canyon    Jul.12, 2013 Gavin O'Brien
Rafting the Grand Canyon    Aug. 2013 Grand Canyon Whitewater Company
Tory Island, County Donegal, Ireland    Sep. 2013 Alone
Church Island, County Derry, Ireland    Sep. 2013 Alone
Bailey Canyon, ANF    May 25, 2014 Bernd Haase, David Gordon, other
Portlander, Ouray, Colorado    Aug.14, 2014 Mark Duttweiler, Ira Lewis, Scott Smith, John Perry, and others.
Lower Angel Creek, Ouray, Colorado    Aug.14, 2014 Mark Duttweiler, Ira Lewis, Scott Smith, John Perry, and others.
Virunga N.P., Ruanda    Nov. 2014 Barbara Brennen
Rubio Canyon    Apr.4, 2015 Erik Reavely, Sydney Reavely, Garrett Reisman
Arroyo Seco   Apr.16, 2015 Alone
Huang Shan Mountain, Anhui Province, China    Aug.13,14 2015 Zhiyuan Ren
Bungle Bungles, Western Australia    Apr. 2016 with Tour Group
Tunnel Creek, Western Australia    Apr. 2016 with Tour Group
Windjana Gorge, Western Australia    Apr. 2016 with Tour Group
The Search for Claude Lebon    Jul.4, 2016 Alone


Last updated 3/20/04.
Christopher E. Brennen