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Date
1957 – 1963
Material
skin; metal; fibre; rubber
Catalogue Number
103.03.1074 a,b
Description
A pair of leather hiking/climbing boots that have been used for skiing also - cable imprint at heel. There are six metal lace hooks on each side and a pair of red and black laces, also one metal grommet on each side of the top lace hook. A Vibram sole has been nailed to the leather boot sole.
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Title
Hiking Boots
Date
1957 – 1963
Material
skin; metal; fibre; rubber
Dimensions
19.0 x 12.0 x 33.0 cm
Description
A pair of leather hiking/climbing boots that have been used for skiing also - cable imprint at heel. There are six metal lace hooks on each side and a pair of red and black laces, also one metal grommet on each side of the top lace hook. A Vibram sole has been nailed to the leather boot sole.
Subject
sports
hiking
climbing
Hans Gmoser
Mt. McKinley
Wickersham Wall
Credit
Gift of Hans and Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 1989
Catalogue Number
103.03.1074 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
105.02.1161
Description
Small metal film canister, yellow with green screw-on lid, “Kodak” embossed on front. Used as summit register canister on Mt. Buller (Spray Lakes area) from 1956 to 1998.
Title
Summit Canister
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
metal
Dimensions
4.5 cm
Description
Small metal film canister, yellow with green screw-on lid, “Kodak” embossed on front. Used as summit register canister on Mt. Buller (Spray Lakes area) from 1956 to 1998.
Subject
sports
climbing
Mt. Buller
Alpine Club of Canada
Credit
Gift of Don Peterson, Vancouver, 1998
Catalogue Number
105.02.1161
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1125
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, light beige.
Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, light beige.
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1125
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1126
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, dark brown.
Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, dark brown.
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler.
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1126
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1127
Description
One thin nylon climbing rope, coiled, gold colour.
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Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Description
One thin nylon climbing rope, coiled, gold colour.
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1127
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal; vinyl; rubber
Catalogue Number
108.04.1128 a,b
Description
Pair of metal crampons with 12 points, vinyl straps and rubber cover for crampon points. Manufacturer’s stamp near toe: “SALEWA. DPB. Made in West Germany.”
Title
Crampons
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal; vinyl; rubber
Dimensions
8.0 x 12.0 x 33.0 cm
Description
Pair of metal crampons with 12 points, vinyl straps and rubber cover for crampon points. Manufacturer’s stamp near toe: “SALEWA. DPB. Made in West Germany.”
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1128 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre; metal; vinyl; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.08.1120
Description
Beige canvas rucksack with grey vinyl reinforcement at bottom and padded shoulder straps. Drawstring closure at top with red plastic toggle. Top flap covers opening, “A. WEXLER” & “ARNOLD WEXLER” hand printed under flap. Extendable top folds down inside pack with second drawstring closure for more …
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Title
Backpack
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre; metal; vinyl; plastic
Dimensions
63.0 x 48.0 cm
Description
Beige canvas rucksack with grey vinyl reinforcement at bottom and padded shoulder straps. Drawstring closure at top with red plastic toggle. Top flap covers opening, “A. WEXLER” & “ARNOLD WEXLER” hand printed under flap. Extendable top folds down inside pack with second drawstring closure for more capacity.
Subject
sports
climbing
hiking
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.08.1120
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre; feather
Catalogue Number
102.01.1006
Description
Down sleeping bag, orange fabric, stamped “U.S.” at bottom, possibly army issue. Stuff sack green heavy cotton.
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Title
Sleeping Bag
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre; feather
Description
Down sleeping bag, orange fabric, stamped “U.S.” at bottom, possibly army issue. Stuff sack green heavy cotton.
Subject
sports
climbing
camping
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
102.01.1006
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.06.1007
Description
Pair of men’s long white cotton thermal underwear. Label at waist: “Allen A. MADE IN U.S.A. INSULAIRE THERMAL UNDERWEAR”.
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Title
Drawers Undergarment
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre
Dimensions
88.0 cm
Description
Pair of men’s long white cotton thermal underwear. Label at waist: “Allen A. MADE IN U.S.A. INSULAIRE THERMAL UNDERWEAR”.
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.06.1007
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
glass; metal; skin; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.1122 a,b
Description
Pair of sun goggles, green glass lenses with silver coloured metal frames and brown leather side shields. Grey metal case with green fibre lining has adhesive tape label on top, handwritten: “HIGH ALTITUDE SUN GOGGLES. A.W.”
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Title
Sun Goggles
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
glass; metal; skin; fibre
Dimensions
5.0 x 14.5 cm
Description
Pair of sun goggles, green glass lenses with silver coloured metal frames and brown leather side shields. Grey metal case with green fibre lining has adhesive tape label on top, handwritten: “HIGH ALTITUDE SUN GOGGLES. A.W.”
Subject
sports
climbing
hiking
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.08.1122 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1130
Description
Collection of 27 carabiners, several marked with strip of blue adhesive tape, and one figure 8 descender (rappell device) in red nylon drawstring bag. 16 oval carabiners, two of which are locking, one with brake. 11 “D” carabiners, 3 of which are locking. Manufacturers vary, including “BEDAYN, CALI…
Title
Climbing Carabiners
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal
Dimensions
5.0 x 10.0 cm
Description
Collection of 27 carabiners, several marked with strip of blue adhesive tape, and one figure 8 descender (rappell device) in red nylon drawstring bag. 16 oval carabiners, two of which are locking, one with brake. 11 “D” carabiners, 3 of which are locking. Manufacturers vary, including “BEDAYN, CALIFORNIA,” “CASSIN, ITALY,” “ALCOA,” “P. ALLAIN,” “STUBAI, AUSTRIA,” & “ASMU.”
Subject
sports
climbing
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1130
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
104.20.1129 a-f
Description
Aluminum pot with bail handle, smaller aluminum pot with lid, aluminum canister with screw-on lid, and two aluminum cups with wire handles.
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Title
Mess Kit
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
metal; plastic
Dimensions
17.0 cm
Description
Aluminum pot with bail handle, smaller aluminum pot with lid, aluminum canister with screw-on lid, and two aluminum cups with wire handles.
Subject
sports
climbing
camping
Arnold Wexler
Credit
Gift of Arnold Wexler (Estate), Allentown, United States, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.20.1129 a-f
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Date
1950 – 1965
Material
skin; fibre; paper
Catalogue Number
103.08.1113
Description
Folding brown leather wallet with several slots and space for day-timer, stamped inside: “WESTERN COACH HIDE. MADE IN CANADA.” Contains 4 business cards: “ERNEST FEUZ. SWISS GUIDE. EDELWEISS. GOLDEN, B.C.”
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Title
Wallet
Date
1950 – 1965
Material
skin; fibre; paper
Dimensions
11.0 x 18.0 cm
Description
Folding brown leather wallet with several slots and space for day-timer, stamped inside: “WESTERN COACH HIDE. MADE IN CANADA.” Contains 4 business cards: “ERNEST FEUZ. SWISS GUIDE. EDELWEISS. GOLDEN, B.C.”
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.08.1113
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Date
1950 – 1955
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.47.1004
Description
Gold pocket watch with Roman numerals and with gold watch chain. Face marked “GRUEN VERI-THIN PRECISION”. Back of watch engraved: “ERNEST FEUZ. Chateau Lake Louise. 1909-1954”.A blue velvet box for the watch
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Title
Pocket Watch
Date
1950 – 1955
Material
metal
Description
Gold pocket watch with Roman numerals and with gold watch chain. Face marked “GRUEN VERI-THIN PRECISION”. Back of watch engraved: “ERNEST FEUZ. Chateau Lake Louise. 1909-1954”.A blue velvet box for the watch
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Chateau Lake Louise
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.47.1004
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Date
1955 – 1960
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1112
Description
Silver pocket flask engraved on front: “To Ernest. A Token Of Our Gratitude from The Lake O’Hara Staff”. Bottom of flask is stamped: “MADE IN ENGLAND. JAMES DIKON & SONS. SHEFFIELD. 71- 12 oz.”
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Title
Pocket Flask
Date
1955 – 1960
Material
metal
Dimensions
19.0 x 11.0 cm
Description
Silver pocket flask engraved on front: “To Ernest. A Token Of Our Gratitude from The Lake O’Hara Staff”. Bottom of flask is stamped: “MADE IN ENGLAND. JAMES DIKON & SONS. SHEFFIELD. 71- 12 oz.”
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Lake O’Hara Lodge
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.08.1112
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
hair, sheep
Catalogue Number
103.04.1036
Description
Brown knitted wool hat with pompom on top. There is a semi-circle opening for the wearer to look out of.
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Title
Balaclava
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
hair, sheep
Description
Brown knitted wool hat with pompom on top. There is a semi-circle opening for the wearer to look out of.
Subject
sports
skiing
Hans Gmoser
climbing
Credit
Gift of Hans and Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 1989
Catalogue Number
103.04.1036
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Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.05.1124
Description
A reversible (green one side and beige on the other), hooded, pullover jacket with diagonal pocket openings above the waist on both sides. The hood has a corded cotton drawstring threaded through to loosen or tighten and below there is an opening with three buttons at the neck. There are two slit p…
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Title
Anorak Jacket
Date
1950 – 1980
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
66.0 x 92.0 hood 31.0 cm
Description
A reversible (green one side and beige on the other), hooded, pullover jacket with diagonal pocket openings above the waist on both sides. The hood has a corded cotton drawstring threaded through to loosen or tighten and below there is an opening with three buttons at the neck. There are two slit pocket opening with buttons to open and close, and a cord threaded through the bottom of the jacket to pull through for tightening. The cuffs have a flap with a button and hole to tighten around the wrists.
Subject
sports
Hans Gmoser
climbing
Credit
Gift of Hans and Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 1989
Catalogue Number
103.05.1124
Images
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
fibre; metal; glass; elastic
Catalogue Number
103.08.1074 a,b
Description
(a) One pair of ski goggles with an adjustable elastic head strap. The lenses are flat, dark and oblong-shaped, surrounded by metal frames. The frames have a line of small holes surrounding them; the smaller ones to let air in to prevent fogging, the the larger ones to clip the lenses in. The lens,…
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Title
Ski Goggles
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
fibre; metal; glass; elastic
Dimensions
4.0 x 14.0 cm
Description
(a) One pair of ski goggles with an adjustable elastic head strap. The lenses are flat, dark and oblong-shaped, surrounded by metal frames. The frames have a line of small holes surrounding them; the smaller ones to let air in to prevent fogging, the the larger ones to clip the lenses in. The lens, viewer’s right, is held in by a wire that is threaded through all of the holes. Also, that lens has an engraving with the name of the manufacturer in script “Secunda”. The lenses are joined by a piece of elastic across the nose portion. (b) A red, white and black lidded Elastoplast metal can that the goggles were stored in. Lid red with “S&N” in a dashed circle.; tin: On red background, front portion: white “Elastoplast TRADE MARK”, black “ELASTIC BANDAGE B.P.C., white “WITH POROUS ADHEVSIVE’ black “BRITISH PATENT NO.7” numbers scratched out, in black “FOR THE MEDICAL PROFESSION”. On a red background back portion: in a black rectangle in white lettering “DIRECTIONS FOR USE ENCLOSED, “WITH 3 in 7.6 cm) LENGTH UNSTRETCHED 3 YD. (2,70m) LENGTH STRETCHED 5/6 YD. (4,50 / 5,50m) order No. 1003 , in white in a dashed circle “S&N”, in black “Made in England by T. J. SMITH & NEPHEW LTD. Hull & Welwyn Garden City, in a black rectangle “KEEP IN A COOL PLACE”
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
climbing
Hans Gmoser
Credit
Gift of Hans and Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 1989
Catalogue Number
103.08.1074 a,b
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Date
1954
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1045
Description
Braided rope made from an unknown fibre, which is secured with an alpine coil in a large loop. The ends are wrapped with a string to keep them from fraying.
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Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1954
Material
fibre
Description
Braided rope made from an unknown fibre, which is secured with an alpine coil in a large loop. The ends are wrapped with a string to keep them from fraying.
Subject
Mexico
women
Mt. Victoria
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Credit
Gift of Alpine Club of Canada, Canmore, 1973
Catalogue Number
108.04.1045
Images
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1083 a-e
Description
Four pieces of folded thick sheet metal held together with a carabiner. They are called bongs or more commonly ‘bong-bongs’ the name climbers might use.(a) A metal bong, the largest of the four (15.0 widex12.5cm high, 2.60 depth) is folded in half held together by a piece of metal that look like a …
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Title
Climbing Bong
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
metal
Description
Four pieces of folded thick sheet metal held together with a carabiner. They are called bongs or more commonly ‘bong-bongs’ the name climbers might use.(a) A metal bong, the largest of the four (15.0 widex12.5cm high, 2.60 depth) is folded in half held together by a piece of metal that look like a doubled-headed nail and nailed down, so that it is open at all other points. It is soldered together at the points above the nail. There is a round hole through each side. Engraved with “LONGWARE” and “H.G.” on the same side. (b) A metal bong (10.0 widex13.0.cm high, 5.80cm depth) is folded in half held together by a piece of metal that look like a doubled-headed nail and nailed down, so that it is open at all other points. There is a round hole through each side. Engraved with “LONGWARE” and “H.G.” on the same side. On the inside remnants of “125” and” KA”(c) A metal bong (5.0 widex13.0.cm high, 4.50cm depth) is folded in half held together by a piece of metal that look like a doubled-headed nail and nailed down, so that it is open at all other points. There is a round hole through each side. Engraved with “LONGWARE” and “H.G.” on the same side.(d) A metal bong, darker because it’s made out of steel, (8.0 widex12.0.cm high, 5.0cm depth) is folded in half and pinched together at one end so that it is open at all other points. There is a round hole through each side for a carabiner or rope to go through. Engraved with “LONGWARE” on one side “H.G.” on the other.(e) A heavy metal oval carabiner with a gate than non-locking gate mechanism. “CJB” is engraved on the side.
Subject
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Hans Gmoser
Credit
Gift of Hans and Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 1991
Catalogue Number
108.04.1083 a-e
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