Category Archives: Larry Fitterer

Adventurers Larry Fitterer & John Vonderlin Talk South Coast

[Images by Larry Fitterer.] Email John Vonderlin (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) John Vonderlin to Larry Fitterer Hi Larry, Your great photos of “The Gauntlet,” inspired me to begin “mapping” the area. I’ve attached a photo of Warm Water Lagoon as an example of … Continue reading

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Monty Parker Memorial

Story & Images by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, The Monty Parker Memorial is in place. I’ve attached three photos of its new look.  In the long distance shot it is extremely hard to see the memorial even … Continue reading

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Larry Fitterer: The Scott Creek Gauntlet – Postscript

Hi John, I just got caught up at Pescadero Memories.  I’m especially enjoying the correspondence around Monty Parker.  Thanks as always for your gracious words. I think I neglected to mention that I took a nasty fall during my hike … Continue reading

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Monty Parker Mystery: Adventurer Larry Fitterer Best Beach Hiker EVER

  Email John Vonderlin (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Photos by Larry Fitterer Hi John  The picture captioned “Main Notch Cove” actually refers to the cove immediately accessible from above. I was unable to make it into the cove immediately to the north that … Continue reading

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John VonderlIn: Huge New Clues in the "Mystery of Monty Parker/Message in a Bottle" Story

John Vonderlin’s earlier posts about Monty Parker, please click here Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Read the emails between South Coast explorers Larry Fitterer and John Vonderlin Hi John, I took my twins to the coast yesterday afternoon.  We hiked down to … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin & Larry Fitterer Left a Message In a Bottle & They Are Getting Closer To The Truth About Monty Parker…

Story by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Hi June, After our little adventure visiting “The Notch,” Meg and I drove the short distance south to where the Monty Parker Memorial stands, perched on a blufftop at the rappel site the … Continue reading

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Officially A Mystery: Who Was Monty Parker? Larry Fitterer and John Vonderlin

Officially A Mystery: Who Was Monty Parker? Larry Fitterer and John Vonderlin are seeking the identity of “Monty Parker,” whose name, birth & date of death appear on a post at secluded “AMB” Beach on the South Coast. Hi June, … Continue reading

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Hi John. Larry Fitterer here. I was FLOORED to read your

Hi John, journal entry at Pescadero Memories regarding your attempts to access Acid Beach.  I am very familiar with The Notch, Acid Beach, Trefiret Beach, and AMB’s beach having been to all four, and the latter three on many, many … Continue reading

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