Tom’s input is spot on. I should know because I came up with the slogan.
I made up the faux latin word Crumpus because I remembered crumping many times on Lake’s pack trips to get a load off my back and my mind.
The Steering Committee and I considered several alternatives.
Jamais Altitudinus, Always Higher, was another recommendation but the…[Read more]
Hanque Parker, Galehead Croo 1930s, has the whole story. He gave us the history of the Daid Haid, at the dedication of the rebuilt Galehead. He even packed in a plastic skull for the croo.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not have a phone number but he lives at the retirement village a Mary Sloat.
To paraphrase his comments:
It was…[Read more]
Dick, was the first person to meet me upon my arrival at Pinkham in early summer 1964. My first hut job was assistant cook for the construction croo at Mizpah. I was a real rookie and had no idea what I was getting myself into . Dick patiently showed me how tie on my personal to hump it up to the construction site. He loaned me a pair of boots,…[Read more]