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 Field Camp 1997

At the bottom of the Bingham Pit, in quartz monzonite porphyry. Front: Chris; 2nd row: Marty, Dave F, Kathy, George, Dave M, Nan; Back: John, Kjell

Field Camp 1987

In 1987 options for the Geosciences degree were the general option, biogeology, and geophysics.  The general option and biogeology required Geosc 470, Introduction to Field Geology, during the academic year and summer Geosc 472, Field Geology.  A pre-camp cross-country excursion was available as GSc 471.


Attendee List
Name Contact
Nan Crystal Arens  
David Funk  
Kjell Grotland  
Marty Gilgallon  
Chris Kern  
David McMillan  
John Michael  
George Schuman  
Kathy West  



   Bill Duke, Dave Eggler

   John Barry

Where They Stayed
   YBRA, Red Lodge, Montana; U of U, Salt Lake City; Alta Lodge, Alta, Utah; Monroe Hot Springs, Utah

Major Projects
   Elk Basin, Rosebud, Salt Lake area surficial deposits, Gun Club quarry, Alta overthrust, Alta stock, Marysvale volcanics

Click here to read Dave Eggler's thoughts on this field camp  

Click on the thumbnails to view the image: (thanks to Chris Kern for most of these)


Alumni Field Camp 1987 Photos
T-shirt back
Good fire, maybe a good story
Geobeast, with a damaged rear bumper
Geobeast with a geoflat Gun Club quarry Gun Club quarry Bill Duke, photographer at Gun Club
group at Gun Club parking lot, U of U, packing for trip up the canyon Packing at the U of U for trip to Alta Group in the Bingham pit
Lodge at Alta Lodge at Alta George at the Alta overthrust exercise Nan at the Alta overthrust exercise
John Barry at Alta, extending the wallrock Chris hoists pumice at Black Rocks Lunch on the Marysvale exercise Storm! Marysvale
Dave surveys the troops at a trail cut, Marysvale Group at the Monroe Hot Springs Monroe Hot Springs pool Dave E at Monroe Hot Springs
Marty, John B, Coors4 Last lunch, Monroe Vintage '86? '87? The inaugural champagne tower, last lunch
Packing to leave Monroe Monroe Hot Springs, packing to go home Dave McMillan prepares to leave field camp Kathy, John B, Nan
Dave E & John M, trip home