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Giving Thanks 2013
Space Rock Star Party 2
July 28th 2012

                                                                    Photo by Valeree Woodard\
The 3rd Ear Experience

                                                                            Photo by Valeree Woodard
Polio Sugar

Zulluu Star Jam
of July 21st 2012

                                                           Image courtsy of David Jesse McChesney

Scorpio Moon
June 30, 2012


in Association with
Andromeda Society
Transition of Venus

Tuesday June 5th 2012
3:00 p.m. - Sunset
Solar viewing telescopes will be set up

Solar viewing glasses and cards will be available for purchase.

A must see event!
It will not happen again

Until 2117 on December 11th!





Highlights From the


On the left, behind the fence, vendors are set up.
In the main theater area, is a solar scope. A few climbers got to check out the M 1.3 solar flare that occurred on the 22nd

The climbers trickled in from a day of free climbing in Joshua Tree National Park. Upon return, they settled down for a B-B-Que rib dinner.

Chris Metzger (L) & George Land (R), show off one of the 3, Limited Edition, Fender Telecasters. The Joshua Tree National Park Association, is offering raffle tickets for a chance to win one of the 75th Anniversary JT National Park commemorative guitars.

Joshua Tree National Park's Superintendent, Mark Butler, also a free climber, gives the opening speech to begin the nights festivities.


The First Lady of Free Climbing, Lynn Hill, graced us with a presentation from old school to present. It was a real honor to have her here as a guest speaker.




Lynn's presentation concluded with a shot of her next climb in China. Right after her presentation, she was headed off to the airport to catch her flight to China.

Brittany & Jonathan Thesenga (Brittany's husband) on the summit of Aouke-not.

Friends of Joshua Tree Board Of Directors President – Kenji Haroutunian,
Was the MC of the evening. Kenji was most popular that night, as he was in charge of the raffle drawing.


An impromptu concert by the
Cactus Pricks

Ending with an evening of star gazing

The Ring Nebula next to the Apple Core aka the Dumbbell Nebula

The Swan Nebula

The Triffid  Nebula