Climbs & Exploration In the Canadian Rockies

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Rocky Mountain Books Ltd, Feb 15, 2011 - History - 208 pages
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First published in 1903, Climbs & Exploration in the Canadian Rockies details the mountaineering adventures of Hugh Stutfield and J. Norman Collie while the two were together during various explorations in the area north of Lake Louise, Alberta. Between 1898 and 1902, Stutfield and Collie journeyed through the mountain towns, valleys and passes of the Rockies, where Collie completed numerous first ascents and discovered fresh views of Lake Louise and the Columbia Icefields.

 

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Contents

Foreword
Historical
Ascent of Lefroy and Victoria and the Waputehk Icefield
In Search of Mount Murchison
Through the Pipestone and Siffleur Valleys
Up the North Fork of the Saskatchewan
Athabasca Peak A Bighorn Hunt and Discovery of the Columbia Icefield
To the Valley of the Athabasca and Ascent of Diadem Park
Sundry Mountain Ascents
To Bear Creek Once More
Mount Murchison and Mount Freshfield
Mount Forbes and Howse Peak
Glacier Lake and the Lyell Icefield
Moraine Lake and the Ten Peaks
A Note on Sport and Game in the Canadian Rockies
Endnotes

Thompson Peak and the Selkirks
The Bush River
To the Head of the Bush Valley
Our Camp on Goat Peak
About the Authors
Further Reading
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Hugh E.M. Stutfield (1858-1929), who accompanied Collie on some of his trips to Canada, was a respected alpine climber and author. His talent as a first-rate marksman saved the party from starvation on many an occasion.

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