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Kyoto, Japan – May 2017

Mountaineering Log

Expedition Japan

May 15, 2017

Latitude: 35 Degrees, 0 Minutes North (Kita)

Longitude: 135 Degrees, 43 Minutes East (Higashi)

Weather: Clear Sky, W = NW at 12 Knots, T = 23 Degrees C.

 

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Mt. Fuji, Japan – May 2016

Mountaineering Log

Expedition Nihon

May 23, 2016 (Mt. Fuji, Japan)

Latitude = 35˚ 21’ 38” North (Kita)

Longitude = 138˚ 43’ 45” East (Higashi)

Dear Odyssey Community Members,

 

Yesterday was an epic climbing day! Former Odyssey sensei,

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Kyoto, Japan – May 2016

Mountaineering Log
Expedition Japan
May 11, 2016
Latitude: 35 Degrees, 0 Minutes North by
Longitude: 135 Degrees, 43 Minutes East
Weather: Clear Sky, W = NW at 12 Knots, T = 24 Degrees C.

 

Dear Parents,

I am writing this note to offer a brief report about the first week of our Japan Expedition.

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Mt. Whitney, Califorina – March 2016

Dear Parents,

 

I am writing this letter to offer a few ideas and observations about Odyssey’s most recent Mt. Whitney Joint Expedition. Most likely, when you picked up your kids last Friday you might have noticed that the troops looked like they just returned from a major military engagement.

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Posted in Mountaineering, Mt. Whitney, Pictures


Ashland, Oregon – Reflection 2015

Dear Odyssey Parents,

Hello from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival! At this moment, I am sitting in the back of a lecture hall at Southern Oregon University.  Our students are quietly taking in a full lecture on Renaissance Dance, given by Daniel Stephens, a professor at the university. 

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Mountaineering Log – September 2015

Mountaineering Log Entry

Climbing Team: Odyssey School

Expedition Name: Orientation – Finding Our True North

Date: 9/14/2015

Location: Mountains of Northern California

Latitude: 41 degrees, 21 minutes, 41 seconds North by

Longitude: 122 degrees,

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Mountaineering Log – Expedition Nihon – May 2015

May 26, 2015 (Japan)
Latitude = 35˚ 21’ 39” North (Kita)
Longitude = 138˚ 43’ 39” East (Higashi)

Dear Odyssey Community Members,

Today was an epic day! Former Odyssey sensei, Hiroshi, and 2 of his students joined the Odyssey Mountaineering Team and our combined troupe of 18 spent the entire day ascending Mt.

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Mountaineering Log – Japan Expedition – May 2015

May 06, 2015
Expedition Japan
Course = 272 Degrees True

Dear Odyssey Community Members,

I am writing this short note to inform you that I have asked Jon Hale to keep an eye on the “Good Ship Odyssey” while I am with our third-year students on Expedition Nihon.

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Mountaineering Entry – May 2014

Mountaineering Log Entry

Climbing Team: Odyssey School Date: 05/27/14

Location: Mt. Fuji, Japan

Dear Parents,

Today was an epic day! Our students and teachers were joined by former Odyssey sensei, Hiroshi, and we all spent the entire day ascending Mt.

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Posted in Mountaineering


Cycling Training Log – February 2014

Training Log Entry
Team: Odyssey Cycling
Date: 2/10/14
Location: San Mateo, California

Mile Marker 53. It always seems to happen right around this identical spot for me, year after year. The longitude and latitude of the mile marker’s GPS position is approximately halfway around the Solvang 100-mile cycling course.

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Posted in Cycling


Sailing Log – December 2014

    Sailing Log Entry

Sailing Vessel: Odyssey School Date: 12/20/13

Location: San Mateo, California

I can remember those nights like they just happened last week. The Lane family ritual was repeated annually and the script was always identical. I would busily work for 2 solid days on Island Dreamer to prepare her for an ocean voyage to the Northern Channel Islands before our sail down to the warm and clear waters of Catalina Island.

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Mountaineering Log – September 2014

Mountaineering Log Entry

Climbing Team: Odyssey School

Date:9/8/13

Location: Mountains of Northern California Dear Odyssey Community Members,

You can feel it all around campus. It is in the air hovering over Odyssey’s entry gate. It gently drifts up the hill and across our beautiful fountain centerpiece.

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