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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
1900 – 1950
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.04.1047
Description
Olive green felt alpine hat with hatband made of three strands of gold cord. Broken black feather tucked into hatband. Two labels inside hat: “Made in Austria” & “ORIGINAL Tscher HUT.”
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Title
Alpine Hat
Date
1900 – 1950
Material
fibre
Dimensions
13.0 x 20.0 x 26.0 cm
Description
Olive green felt alpine hat with hatband made of three strands of gold cord. Broken black feather tucked into hatband. Two labels inside hat: “Made in Austria” & “ORIGINAL Tscher HUT.”
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.04.1047
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Date
1900 – 1950
Material
fibre; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1111
Description
Tan coloured canvas rucksack with drawstring top closure, two side pockets with flap and leather strap with metal buckle. Leather straps for carrying and additional straps for cinching in.
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Title
Backpack
Date
1900 – 1950
Material
fibre; skin; metal
Dimensions
59.0 x 40.0 cm
Description
Tan coloured canvas rucksack with drawstring top closure, two side pockets with flap and leather strap with metal buckle. Leather straps for carrying and additional straps for cinching in.
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
103.08.1111
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
104.38.1005 a,b
Description
Pair of black metal binoculars (a) with gold coloured trim stamped “C.P. GOERZ. BERLIN. 6 X HELI-TRIEDER. 549815.” Case (b) made of brown leather with narrow carrying strap, case also stamped: “C.P. GOERZ. BERLIN.”
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Title
Binoculars
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal; glass; skin
Dimensions
6.5 x 14.0 x 10.0 cm
Description
Pair of black metal binoculars (a) with gold coloured trim stamped “C.P. GOERZ. BERLIN. 6 X HELI-TRIEDER. 549815.” Case (b) made of brown leather with narrow carrying strap, case also stamped: “C.P. GOERZ. BERLIN.”
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
104.38.1005 a,b
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Date
1900 – 1913
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.03.1016
Description
Conrad Kain wore on 1913 first ascent Mount Robson, sturdy, thick, leather boot heel, tapering slightly at bottom, studded by 2 rows of .5 cm diameter nailheads around heel edge, layers of leather beginning to separate, bottom layer cracked and shrunken at centre, bent ends of nails flattened again…
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Title
Boot Heel
Date
1900 – 1913
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
3.0 x 6.7 x 7.8 cm
Description
Conrad Kain wore on 1913 first ascent Mount Robson, sturdy, thick, leather boot heel, tapering slightly at bottom, studded by 2 rows of .5 cm diameter nailheads around heel edge, layers of leather beginning to separate, bottom layer cracked and shrunken at centre, bent ends of nails flattened against top of heel.
Subject
sports
climbing
Conrad Kain
Mount Robson
Credit
Gift of J. Monroe Thorington, Philadelphia, USA, 1972
Catalogue Number
103.03.1016
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal; mineral; plastic; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
102.05.1015
Description
Folding metal candle lantern with isinglass or mica windows on sides, one replaced with plexiglass. Small manufactuerer’s stamp of wooden shoe with “14” below it. Fits into homemade wooden frame/case and tied with string.
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Title
Candle Lantern
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal; mineral; plastic; wood; fibre
Dimensions
10.5 x 20.0 cm
Description
Folding metal candle lantern with isinglass or mica windows on sides, one replaced with plexiglass. Small manufactuerer’s stamp of wooden shoe with “14” below it. Fits into homemade wooden frame/case and tied with string.
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
102.05.1015
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Date
1900 – 1950
Material
metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
102.05.1016
Description
Folding metal candle lantern with clear plastic windows on sides. “BLITZLANTERNE” embossed on front of lantern.
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Title
Candle Lantern
Date
1900 – 1950
Material
metal; plastic
Dimensions
16.0 x 8.0 cm
Description
Folding metal candle lantern with clear plastic windows on sides. “BLITZLANTERNE” embossed on front of lantern.
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
102.05.1016
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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
1905 – 1955
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1117 a-c
Description
3 coiled hemp climbing ropes: a)light beige, wrapped and tied in three places, b) medium brown, wrapped and tied in two places, c) medium brown, thinner than a & b, wrapped and tied in three places.
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Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1905 – 1955
Material
fibre
Description
3 coiled hemp climbing ropes: a)light beige, wrapped and tied in three places, b) medium brown, wrapped and tied in two places, c) medium brown, thinner than a & b, wrapped and tied in three places.
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1117 a-c
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Date
1905 – 1955
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1118
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, wrapped and tied in one place.
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Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1905 – 1955
Material
fibre
Description
One coiled manilla climbing rope, wrapped and tied in one place.
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1118
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Date
1905 – 1955
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1119
Description
One coiled nylon climbing rope, wrapped and tied in two places, off-white with a few rub spots of green.
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Title
Climbing Rope
Date
1905 – 1955
Material
fibre
Description
One coiled nylon climbing rope, wrapped and tied in two places, off-white with a few rub spots of green.
Subject
sports
climbing
packers and guides
Swiss guides
Ernest Feuz
Canadian Pacific Railway
Credit
Gift of Fred Feuz, Salmon Arm, 1999
Catalogue Number
108.04.1119
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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 – 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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