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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1011
Description
Long varnished hickory staff with cast iron crook. Crook is painted black and designed to resemble tip of ibex horn. 8.5 cm metal collar around bottom with 4.0 sturdy spike at end. Stamped into bottom of collar "Geze Hulsenfitze L.P.F."
Title
Alpenstock
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
160.0 cm
Description
Long varnished hickory staff with cast iron crook. Crook is painted black and designed to resemble tip of ibex horn. 8.5 cm metal collar around bottom with 4.0 sturdy spike at end. Stamped into bottom of collar "Geze Hulsenfitze L.P.F."
Subject
sports
climbing
George Vaux
Sky Line Trail Hikers
Credit
Gift of George Vaux, Philadelphia, USA, 1972
Catalogue Number
108.04.1011
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1026 a,b
Description
Long wooden shafts with metal crooks and spikes. (a) Painted black crook, some paint worn off. 2.7 cm wide silver band with emblem of boot and alpenstock and SLTH CR, screwed on to shaft. "Birks Sterling" stamped on bottom edge, round spike. 8.6 wide metal collar, 2 copper nails at top edge. (b…
Title
Alpenstock
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
162.0 cm
Description
Long wooden shafts with metal crooks and spikes. (a) Painted black crook, some paint worn off. 2.7 cm wide silver band with emblem of boot and alpenstock and SLTH CR, screwed on to shaft. "Birks Sterling" stamped on bottom edge, round spike. 8.6 wide metal collar, 2 copper nails at top edge. (b) same as (a) but without silver band. "Geze Hulsenfitze C.P.F." stamped on metal spike end.
Subject
sports
climbing
hiking
Sky Line Trail Hikers Canadian Rockies
SLTHCR
Credit
Gift of Joe A. Brewster, Banff, 1980
Catalogue Number
108.04.1026 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1935
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.0023 a,b
Description
Two long wooden staffs with cast metal crooks painted black at the top, and metal collars, 9.0 cm, with long spikes of metal, 4.0 cm, at the tip. Metal crooks are cast to represent chamois horn, the staffs are of hickory.
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Title
Alpenstock
Date
1930 – 1935
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
2.0 x 10.5 x 160.5 cm
Description
Two long wooden staffs with cast metal crooks painted black at the top, and metal collars, 9.0 cm, with long spikes of metal, 4.0 cm, at the tip. Metal crooks are cast to represent chamois horn, the staffs are of hickory.
Subject
activities
hiking
climbing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.04.0023 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
fibre; wood; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1124
Description
Wooden pack board with beige canvas pack and top flap with leather straps. Large exterior front pocket. Label under flap: “PIONEER BRAND. TRAPPER NELSON. INDIAN PACK BOARD NO. 2. JONES . . . . LTD.” Part of label deteriorated.
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Title
Backpack
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
fibre; wood; skin; metal
Dimensions
76.0 x 43.0 cm
Description
Wooden pack board with beige canvas pack and top flap with leather straps. Large exterior front pocket. Label under flap: “PIONEER BRAND. TRAPPER NELSON. INDIAN PACK BOARD NO. 2. JONES . . . . LTD.” Part of label deteriorated.
Subject
parks
wardens
hiking
camping
Banff National Park
Credit
Gift of Henry Ness, Banff, 2000
Catalogue Number
103.08.1124
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Date
1930 – 1932
Material
fibre; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1130
Description
One canvas rucksack with leather straps and metal buckles. Drawstring top and top flap, side pocket and front pocket. Letter accompanying rucksack reads: “Dear Jonah, I have a packsack which I purchased in Banff nearly 52 years ago. It doesn’t look like much as it is pretty old and delapidated, but…
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Title
Backpack
Date
1930 – 1932
Material
fibre; skin; metal
Dimensions
56.0 x 48.0 cm
Description
One canvas rucksack with leather straps and metal buckles. Drawstring top and top flap, side pocket and front pocket. Letter accompanying rucksack reads: “Dear Jonah, I have a packsack which I purchased in Banff nearly 52 years ago. It doesn’t look like much as it is pretty old and delapidated, but it has lots of character as I carried it on my back while travelling over hundreds of miles of trails in Banff and Jasper Parks by foot, skiis and snowshoes. I am enclosing a picture of me wearing the packsack . . . As I will have no further use for the packsack I thought you might like to have it as a present on your eleventh birthday . . .”
Subject
sports
hiking
warden service
national parks
Bruce Mitchell
Credit
Gift of Bruce Mitchell, Fort Smith, 2002
Catalogue Number
103.08.1130
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Date
1930 – 1935
Material
fibre; skin; metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.08.0324
Description
Grey canvas backpack with leather straps, mounted on metal frame. Four pockets, one on either side and front and a zippered pouch on inside upper flap. Edges of pocket flaps bound by leather. Leather shoulder straps riveted to bottom of frame and buckled to top. Bag closure is thin rope and plastic…
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Title
Backpack
Date
1930 – 1935
Material
fibre; skin; metal; plastic
Dimensions
46.0 x 17.0 x 40.0 cm
Description
Grey canvas backpack with leather straps, mounted on metal frame. Four pockets, one on either side and front and a zippered pouch on inside upper flap. Edges of pocket flaps bound by leather. Leather shoulder straps riveted to bottom of frame and buckled to top. Bag closure is thin rope and plastic toggle. Leather inset inside bag: “Bergans Original 39306”. “Mrs P. WHYTE BANFF ALBERTA” is faintly written on the front flap. A red plastic tag that reads “MOUNTAIN TRAVEL USA” “C. WHYTE” on one side and “If Lost Or Found Please Notify MOUNTAIN TRAVEL (USA) 1398 Solano Avenue Albany, California 94706” on the other is attached to the top handle. A fabric label that reads “Bergans ORIGINAL MADE IN OSLO NORWAY” with a drawing of two men is attached to the back of the bag.
Subject
activity
sports
skiing
winter
hiking
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0324
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
fibre ; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
103.08.1069
Description
Metal back frame in typical Bergen style, leather straps, bag is heavy cotton (canvas), grommet and string closure at top plus both sides for tightening, 3 outer pockets with buckle closures, top flap has 2 leather straps for buckle closure, hand printed on flap, "B.G.F. MOODIE - CALGARY"
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Title
Backpack
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
fibre ; metal; skin
Dimensions
44.0 x 42.5 cm
Description
Metal back frame in typical Bergen style, leather straps, bag is heavy cotton (canvas), grommet and string closure at top plus both sides for tightening, 3 outer pockets with buckle closures, top flap has 2 leather straps for buckle closure, hand printed on flap, "B.G.F. MOODIE - CALGARY"
Subject
Moodie, Gordon B.
sports
hiking
skiing
Credit
Gift of Margaret Moodie, Vancouver, 1987
Catalogue Number
103.08.1069
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
rubber; skin; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0412
Description
A fairly large toggle of hard, tan rubber, hanging from a leather loop, with white cord threaded through. Toggle is flat on front and back, with reverse curve shaped sides. Thick, round, rubber ring fits snugly around waist formed near top, grey leather strap passes through large hole near top, an…
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Title
Backpack Togglelock
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
rubber; skin; fibre
Dimensions
3.4 x 4.3 x 7.6 cm
Description
A fairly large toggle of hard, tan rubber, hanging from a leather loop, with white cord threaded through. Toggle is flat on front and back, with reverse curve shaped sides. Thick, round, rubber ring fits snugly around waist formed near top, grey leather strap passes through large hole near top, and is clamped into loop with metal band. A cord passes through two holes in a row on each side, coming out at two holes in the bottom. Moulded into the front of the toggle is a vignette of two men wearing backpacks talking to each other, with "Oslo Norway" written below, on the reverse, "Bergans snorlas patent"
Subject
sports
hiking
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0412
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Date
1935 – 1975
Material
hair
Catalogue Number
103.03.0066 a-dd
Description
A collection of four pairs of heavy grey and white wool boot socks. (a,aa) plain off white, 37.0 x 14.0,short, mid calf, ribbed legs with plain foot. Very heavy.(b,bb) grey with red band, 40.0 x 14.5, short, as above, of grey tweed with red and black band at top of cuff, handknit. (c,cc) long grey,…
Title
Boot Socks
Date
1935 – 1975
Material
hair
Description
A collection of four pairs of heavy grey and white wool boot socks. (a,aa) plain off white, 37.0 x 14.0,short, mid calf, ribbed legs with plain foot. Very heavy.(b,bb) grey with red band, 40.0 x 14.5, short, as above, of grey tweed with red and black band at top of cuff, handknit. (c,cc) long grey, 60.0 x 13.0, plain foot, double ribbed leg, with single ribbed 9.0 cm cuff which is reinforced with elastic thread at the bottom for half its width, grey tweed.(d,dd) Cowichan like,49.0 x 10.5, natural coloured wools. White background with brown patch toe and heel. Plain knit with band of brown design around leg, and 5.5 cm cuff of single ribbing, handknit.
Subject
households
sports
skiing
hiking
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.03.0066 a-dd
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Date
1933 – 1945
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1023
Description
Round one piece cane with bark, Jimmy Simpson's, top bent into handle 16.9 long, handle is bent again with a knob, tapers slightly to bottom, a brass collar 1.8 wide is affixed to end, hole in centre of end, 4/5ths up handle is a silver collar 2.7 wide screwed onto shaft, embossed is trail hikers e…
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Title
Cane
Date
1933 – 1945
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
94.0 cm
Description
Round one piece cane with bark, Jimmy Simpson's, top bent into handle 16.9 long, handle is bent again with a knob, tapers slightly to bottom, a brass collar 1.8 wide is affixed to end, hole in centre of end, 4/5ths up handle is a silver collar 2.7 wide screwed onto shaft, embossed is trail hikers emblem of alpenstock and with SLTH CR, "W" incised into handle
Subject
sports
hiking
Sky Line Trail Hikers of the Canadian Rockies
Jimmy Simpson
Credit
Gift of Yves Muselle, 1972
Catalogue Number
103.08.1023
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1144
Description
Steel carabiner with “U6” stamped on side.
Title
Carabiner
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal
Dimensions
5.0 x 10.0 cm
Description
Steel carabiner with “U6” stamped on side.
Subject
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Don Hubbard
Credit
Gift of Jim Vickers, Winter Park, United States, 2002
Catalogue Number
108.04.1144
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Date
1930
Material
skin; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.03.1118
Description
A well-worn, steel-toed, dark brown, unlined leather climbing boot with hobnailed soles. The upper part of the boot has nine grommetted eyelets for tightening; a soft leather tongue, folded and stitched to either side; eylelets cut in the leather across the toepiece and a tab, for pulling on the bo…
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Title
Climbing Boot
Date
1930
Material
skin; metal; fibre
Dimensions
20 x 11 x 30 cm
Description
A well-worn, steel-toed, dark brown, unlined leather climbing boot with hobnailed soles. The upper part of the boot has nine grommetted eyelets for tightening; a soft leather tongue, folded and stitched to either side; eylelets cut in the leather across the toepiece and a tab, for pulling on the boot, sewn to the back. The sole has single clinkers around the forepart and around the heel; muggers in the centre and a single mugger in the centre of the heel; Tricouni nails (5 on the instep) and 4 on the outside opposite. There is a number “75360” written on the inside left ankle part of the boot.
Subject
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Edwin W. Mills
Credit
Gift of Ted and Judy Mills, Mill Bay, 2004
Catalogue Number
103.03.1118
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Date
1930 – 1945
Material
skin; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.03.1004 a,b
Description
Vic Kutschera's, with edgenails, leather laces, scuffed brown leather, ankle-high, squared toes, thick soles, edge nails around perimeter of soles and heels, small .8 cm square studs in middle and under arch, thin leather laces through 8 brass eyelets each side of soft folding tongue stitched to ea…
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Title
Climbing Boots
Date
1930 – 1945
Material
skin; metal; fibre
Dimensions
14.5 x 10.8 x 30.1 cm
Description
Vic Kutschera's, with edgenails, leather laces, scuffed brown leather, ankle-high, squared toes, thick soles, edge nails around perimeter of soles and heels, small .8 cm square studs in middle and under arch, thin leather laces through 8 brass eyelets each side of soft folding tongue stitched to each side, inside unlined.
Subject
sports
climbing
Vic Kutschera
Credit
Gift of Forrest (Pat) Oliver Brewster, Banff, 1966
Catalogue Number
103.03.1004 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
skin; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.03.1007 a,b
Description
sturdy, ankle-high brown leather studded boots, ankle edge bound by khaki-coloured woolen fabric, tongue attached and folded at sides, long yellow laces, brass aglets through 4 metal eyelets each side, lacing at ankle, thick soles and heel studded by clusters of 3 square-headed nails set in triangu…
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Title
Climbing Boots
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
skin; metal; fibre
Dimensions
18.8 x 10.0 x 19.5 cm
Description
sturdy, ankle-high brown leather studded boots, ankle edge bound by khaki-coloured woolen fabric, tongue attached and folded at sides, long yellow laces, brass aglets through 4 metal eyelets each side, lacing at ankle, thick soles and heel studded by clusters of 3 square-headed nails set in triangular shape, single nails under arch.
Subject
sports
outdoor
climbing
Paris family
Credit
Gift of Cyril Paris, Banff, 1968
Catalogue Number
103.03.1007 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.03.1084 a,b
Description
Leather hiking, climbing boots with eyelets and grommets, felt at ankle opening. Soles are heavily studded with Tricuni edge and sole studs.
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Title
Climbing Boots
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
20.0 x 30.0 cm
Description
Leather hiking, climbing boots with eyelets and grommets, felt at ankle opening. Soles are heavily studded with Tricuni edge and sole studs.
Subject
sports
climbing
hiking
Douglas Crosby
Credit
Gift of Janice McGregor, Edmonton, 1997
Catalogue Number
103.03.1084 a,b
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Commemorative Tapestry

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Date
2011
Material
fibre;
Catalogue Number
109.02.1051
Description
Gray woven design: A gray mountain with white peek and yellow sun in the center. Green bold letters at the base read “T””H”. Above the mountain divided by the peek are the numbers “4 0”
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Title
Commemorative Tapestry
Date
2011
Material
fibre;
Dimensions
41 x 41 cm
Description
Gray woven design: A gray mountain with white peek and yellow sun in the center. Green bold letters at the base read “T””H”. Above the mountain divided by the peek are the numbers “4 0”
Credit
Gift of Margaret Oliver, Calgary, 2017
Catalogue Number
109.02.1051
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1137 a, b
Description
Pair of metal crampons with leather straps. Crampons marked: “ECKENSTEIN. Attenhofer. Zurich. 45”
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Title
Crampons
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal; skin
Dimensions
9.0 x 11.0 x 29.0 cm
Description
Pair of metal crampons with leather straps. Crampons marked: “ECKENSTEIN. Attenhofer. Zurich. 45”
Subject
sports
climbing
guiding
Ernst Niederer
Credit
Gift of Ernie Niederer, Victoria, 2001
Catalogue Number
108.04.1137 a, b
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1143 a,b
Description
Pair of crampons, wrought steel with leather straps and steel buckles and rings. Stamped on front section: “Made in Italy”, “44” (size) and a dumbbell- like symbol, “1” on the reverse; on the rear section: “Grivel Courmayeur” within a circle and “Brevetto No ___”, “0” on the reverse.
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Title
Crampons
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal; skin
Dimensions
7.5 x 10.0 x 28.5 cm
Description
Pair of crampons, wrought steel with leather straps and steel buckles and rings. Stamped on front section: “Made in Italy”, “44” (size) and a dumbbell- like symbol, “1” on the reverse; on the rear section: “Grivel Courmayeur” within a circle and “Brevetto No ___”, “0” on the reverse.
Subject
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Don Hubbard
Credit
Gift of Jim Vickers, Winter Park, United States, 2002
Catalogue Number
108.04.1143 a,b
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Date
1935 – 1945
Material
metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1029 a,b
Description
Pair 2 piece ten pointed crampons with leather straps. Heel and sole piece is one piece with 6 spikes, 4.0 cm long, and 4 upturned loops for strap attachment. Centre piece is looped to connect with toe piece which has 4 spikes and 2 loops. Leather straps are rivetted with buckle.
Title
Crampons
Date
1935 – 1945
Material
metal; skin
Description
Pair 2 piece ten pointed crampons with leather straps. Heel and sole piece is one piece with 6 spikes, 4.0 cm long, and 4 upturned loops for strap attachment. Centre piece is looped to connect with toe piece which has 4 spikes and 2 loops. Leather straps are rivetted with buckle.
Subject
sports
skiing
climbing
avalanches
disasters
Hermann Gadner
Credit
Gift of Clifford J. White, Victoria, 1984
Catalogue Number
108.04.1029 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1070
Description
Cylindrical bag of heavy cotton, carrying handle sewn and rivetted onto centre of bag, 8 grommets near opening through which a cotton rope is threaded. An inner closure of lighter cotton 21.0 wide, 12 grommets with drawstring, a white patch 5.6 x 18 is sewn on bag near handle, "MOODIE", is hand pa…
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Title
Duffle Bag
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
70.0 cm
Description
Cylindrical bag of heavy cotton, carrying handle sewn and rivetted onto centre of bag, 8 grommets near opening through which a cotton rope is threaded. An inner closure of lighter cotton 21.0 wide, 12 grommets with drawstring, a white patch 5.6 x 18 is sewn on bag near handle, "MOODIE", is hand painted
Subject
Moodie, Gordon B.
sports
hiking
skiing
Credit
Gift of Margaret Moodie, Vancouver, 1987
Catalogue Number
103.08.1070
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