Summit Tales: Early Adventures in the Canadian Rockies

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"Summit Tales" recounts the hardships, the adventures, the rivalries, and the accomplishments of mountaineers in the golden age of mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies. From fur traders seeking a better view of the land to government surveyors perfecting the art of phototopography; from university chums on summer vacation to England''s mountaineering elite seeking untrodden peaks; from Swiss guides who would haul just about anyone to the summits around Lake Louise to Gertrude Benham, who left everyone breathless in her ...

Summit Tales: Early Adventures in the Canadian Rockies 2005, Altitude Publishing (Canada)

ISBN-13: 9781551539379

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