City Times

A gritty tale of wilderness survival

Celia Jimenez and Louis Christian Alvarez

February 27, 2014

“If we can survive the night, we’ll survive the day.” That was the motto that explorer Lee Bergthold told to photographer Christina Bowers as they made their way through their expedition through rough frozen terrain in an attempt to recreate the journey of the ill-fated Donner Party. “To Walk Away from Battle Mountain" is a visual narrative that relates the adve...

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Lee Bergthold