Summary: JF recounts story of how his family got involved with the Gulch. JF’s mother met Hillis Howie while organizing a fair about summer opportunities. Shared an interest in experiential learning, determined JF would go. Most phenomenal experience was trip from Gallup to Base Camp in duffel trucks. Within 48 hours, thought, “everyone here is just like me.” LF talks about changes in approach to food at the Gulch.

Key Words: Williams, Harvard Club, Parents League of Greater Boston, Chicago, Gallup, New Hampshire, Boy Scout, Sexton Food, Sysco, Hawaiian Delight, Mike Sullivan

Lucy French
Turquoise Trail 2001, 2002
Group II 2003
Outfit, staff, 2010

Jameson French
Prairie Trek, Group II 1968, 1969
Base Camp staff 1970, 1971
Board of Trustees 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

See also:
Jameson French & Ruthie Merrell