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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 – 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 – 1940
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1099 a,b
Description
Pair of home made unpainted skis. Very little camber, in fact practically flat. Rounded point. Metal screwed on edges, metal bindings "Ramy-Wike made in France".
Title
Alpine Skis
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
7.0 x 190.0 cm
Description
Pair of home made unpainted skis. Very little camber, in fact practically flat. Rounded point. Metal screwed on edges, metal bindings "Ramy-Wike made in France".
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Credit
Gift of Eddie Hunter, Banff, 1995
Catalogue Number
108.04.1099 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.0032 a,b
Description
Heavy, short skis, with metal toe plate and bindings. They become thicker at the beautifully curved tip. Metal edging is screwed on, holes going in through the skis below the bindings. The binding is "ATTENHOFFER'S ALPINA".
Title
Alpine Skis
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
9.0 x 135.0 cm
Description
Heavy, short skis, with metal toe plate and bindings. They become thicker at the beautifully curved tip. Metal edging is screwed on, holes going in through the skis below the bindings. The binding is "ATTENHOFFER'S ALPINA".
Subject
activities
sports
winter
skiing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.04.0032 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.0033 a,b
Description
Wood skis with screwed on metal edges," Monarch" and under toe is embossed " Northland, USA Laconia N.H." Binding is " Monarch/Automatic".
Title
Alpine Skis
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
7.5 x 200.0 cm
Description
Wood skis with screwed on metal edges," Monarch" and under toe is embossed " Northland, USA Laconia N.H." Binding is " Monarch/Automatic".
Subject
activities
sports
winter
skiing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.04.0033 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1945
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.09.1032 a-e
Description
Five ski pins attached to Dell Brewster's ski cap. (a) "First Trans Canada Ski Train 1937, bronze (b) Olympic pin, 5 lined circles in different colours (c) "Ski Runners 1940" blue, white, red enamelled bronze (d) German eagle with wreath in mouth, red green enamel (e) Swiss "St. Moritz" silver sk…
Title
Athletic Pin Collection
Date
1930 – 1945
Material
metal
Description
Five ski pins attached to Dell Brewster's ski cap. (a) "First Trans Canada Ski Train 1937, bronze (b) Olympic pin, 5 lined circles in different colours (c) "Ski Runners 1940" blue, white, red enamelled bronze (d) German eagle with wreath in mouth, red green enamel (e) Swiss "St. Moritz" silver skier, red and white Swiss shield.
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Olympics
Dell Brewster
Credit
Gift of Dell Brewster, Banff, 1967
Catalogue Number
103.09.1032 a-e
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Date
1936
Material
metal; wood
Catalogue Number
103.09.1045
Description
Black wooden plaque in shape of shield. Silver band across top etched "Brewster Trophy". Below that a silver coloured shield shape with a downhill skier centered. Across the top of this is etched "Championship Canadian Rockies" and below skier is "Combined Downhill and Slalom 1936". Small name…
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Title
Athletic Plaque
Date
1936
Material
metal; wood
Dimensions
32.0 x 24.5 cm
Description
Black wooden plaque in shape of shield. Silver band across top etched "Brewster Trophy". Below that a silver coloured shield shape with a downhill skier centered. Across the top of this is etched "Championship Canadian Rockies" and below skier is "Combined Downhill and Slalom 1936". Small name plate centered bottom, etched into that "E.P.N.S. R".
Subject
sports
skiing
Brewster Trophy
Credit
Gift of Ed (Mrs.) Jamieson, Banff, 1966
Catalogue Number
103.09.1045
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Date
1936
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
103.09.1094
Description
Black turned wood, base for statuette trophy 103.09.1093. Solid wood, turned, central area has three silver plaques "King Edward Hotel Banff Western Canada Combined Downhill and Slalom", Shield shape "1936 J. Taylor Vancouver". "1938 Thobraatin Princeton",
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Title
Athletic Trophy
Date
1936
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
15.7 cm
Description
Black turned wood, base for statuette trophy 103.09.1093. Solid wood, turned, central area has three silver plaques "King Edward Hotel Banff Western Canada Combined Downhill and Slalom", Shield shape "1936 J. Taylor Vancouver". "1938 Thobraatin Princeton",
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
King Edward Hotel
Credit
Gift of J. L. King, 1974
Catalogue Number
103.09.1094
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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
skin; fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.03.1024
Description
Brown leather, square toe, yellow lace, felt trim, ankle-high, 2.3 thick band of light red felt around inside of top edge of ankle, fabric laces through 7 metal eyelets each side, leather loop top of heel, two rows of metal tacks in toe of sole, grooved edge on heel, pressed letters on sole "STEEL…
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Title
Boot
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
skin; fibre; metal
Dimensions
14.8 x 10.5 x 30.2 cm
Description
Brown leather, square toe, yellow lace, felt trim, ankle-high, 2.3 thick band of light red felt around inside of top edge of ankle, fabric laces through 7 metal eyelets each side, leather loop top of heel, two rows of metal tacks in toe of sole, grooved edge on heel, pressed letters on sole "STEEL SHANK", light green felt linings.
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Credit
Gift of Blair Porter, Cochrane, 1984
Catalogue Number
103.03.1024
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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
1930 – 1940
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1002
Description
All metal, early ski binding. Wound steel cable in loop 91.5 cm long. Heel piece has heavier coiled metal around cable 18.0 long. Tighly coiled metal covers rest of cable.
Title
Cable Ski Binding
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
metal
Description
All metal, early ski binding. Wound steel cable in loop 91.5 cm long. Heel piece has heavier coiled metal around cable 18.0 long. Tighly coiled metal covers rest of cable.
Subject
sports
skiing
winter
Credit
Gift of Joan Vroom, Banff, 1966
Catalogue Number
108.04.1002
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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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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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