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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 – 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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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
1933 – 1960
Material
fibre; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.04.0046
Description
A tan coloured canvas hood or helmet which fits like a bag over the head with a round hole, approx 11 cm diam, cut through for the eyes. Crown is circular and quilted with small squares to stiffen. Hood, which completely covers head except for hole cut for eyes, is seamed down the back of the neck …
Title
Headcovering Hood
Date
1933 – 1960
Material
fibre; skin; metal
Dimensions
41.3 x 14.2 x 17.3 cm
Description
A tan coloured canvas hood or helmet which fits like a bag over the head with a round hole, approx 11 cm diam, cut through for the eyes. Crown is circular and quilted with small squares to stiffen. Hood, which completely covers head except for hole cut for eyes, is seamed down the back of the neck is attached a long 59 cm canvas belt with small leather covered buckle at one end and metal grommets at the other. Inside front panel is completely lined with the same canvas material. Hole opening on the front shows evidence of another, green and ochre coloured, piece of fabric having been cut away, possibly a camouflage cloth covering the whole thing? Black cloth label inside front panel at bottom "Sporthaus Mizzi Langer-Kauba Wien VII"
Subject
households
sports
skiing
climbing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.04.0046
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1140
Description
Ice axe, steel head reveted to wooden shaft, with aluminum glide ring and nylon wrist strap. Stamped on head: “Schaefer Sports Lausanne” on one side. and “Marke Mischabel” with outline of mountains above on reverse. Well used.
Title
Ice Axe
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Dimensions
29.0 x 67.0 cm
Description
Ice axe, steel head reveted to wooden shaft, with aluminum glide ring and nylon wrist strap. Stamped on head: “Schaefer Sports Lausanne” on one side. and “Marke Mischabel” with outline of mountains above on reverse. Well used.
Subject
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Don Hubbard
Credit
Gift of Jim Vickers, Winter Park, United States, 2002
Catalogue Number
108.04.1140
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1141
Description
Ice axe, steel head riveted to wooden shaft, with aluminum glide ring and canvas wrist strap. Stamped on head: “Fritsch & Co. Zurich” and “Made in Switzerland”. The number “55” written on reverse of glide ring. Marred and scratched from much use.
Title
Ice Axe
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Dimensions
30.5 x 59.0 cm
Description
Ice axe, steel head riveted to wooden shaft, with aluminum glide ring and canvas wrist strap. Stamped on head: “Fritsch & Co. Zurich” and “Made in Switzerland”. The number “55” written on reverse of glide ring. Marred and scratched from much use.
Subject
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Don Hubbard
Credit
Gift of Jim Vickers, Winter Park, United States, 2002
Catalogue Number
108.04.1141
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1043
Description
Wooden handled ice axe. Handle inset into steel head, two extra pieces of steel extend 12.3 from head up shaft. Steel pick 15.6 long tapers from 0.5 wide to a point 0.2 wide. Stamped into pick: "Zermatt" and below to the right "Attenhofek, Zurich" . Steel collar and point at other end.
Title
Ice Axe
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; skin
Dimensions
29.0 x 88.2 cm
Description
Wooden handled ice axe. Handle inset into steel head, two extra pieces of steel extend 12.3 from head up shaft. Steel pick 15.6 long tapers from 0.5 wide to a point 0.2 wide. Stamped into pick: "Zermatt" and below to the right "Attenhofek, Zurich" . Steel collar and point at other end.
Subject
sports
climbing
Lillian Gest
Credit
Gift of Lillian Gest, Philadelphia, USA, 1986
Catalogue Number
108.04.1043
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Date
prior to 1950
Material
wood; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1105
Description
Typical ice axe, wooden handle with small head. Stamped on side of pick end "Johann Hofer Fulpiaes" and "Reg. Schutz marke". Steel collar and point 13.0 long other end. Leather strap is attached to a metal ring which floats on the wooden shaft. Leather keeper is nailed on to shaft near bottom…
Title
Ice Axe
Date
prior to 1950
Material
wood; metal; skin
Dimensions
23.0 x 90.0 cm
Description
Typical ice axe, wooden handle with small head. Stamped on side of pick end "Johann Hofer Fulpiaes" and "Reg. Schutz marke". Steel collar and point 13.0 long other end. Leather strap is attached to a metal ring which floats on the wooden shaft. Leather keeper is nailed on to shaft near bottom. Inscribed on shaft near top is the letter "E".
Subject
sports
climbing
Elizabeth Rummel
Credit
Gift of Margaret Fulton, Vancouver, 1997
Catalogue Number
108.04.1105
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal; enamel
Catalogue Number
103.09.1209 a-c
Description
Three metal pins.a) Pine wreath with hiking boot, flower, rope, and banner with “INNSBRUCK” on top and a ice axe behind.b) Gold coloured round pin (2.5 cm dia) wtih a mountain in the centre and “* BERG.SPORT.CLUB* ST GALLEN” around the edge. The pin has ”Ch.DUBOIS GENEVE” on the back.c) Red enamel…
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Title
Pin
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal; enamel
Dimensions
1.4 (a) x 3.8 (a) x 6.1 (a) cm
Description
Three metal pins.a) Pine wreath with hiking boot, flower, rope, and banner with “INNSBRUCK” on top and a ice axe behind.b) Gold coloured round pin (2.5 cm dia) wtih a mountain in the centre and “* BERG.SPORT.CLUB* ST GALLEN” around the edge. The pin has ”Ch.DUBOIS GENEVE” on the back.c) Red enamelled round pin (2.2cm dia) with a silver coloured edge and raised decoration - a maple leaf and two shapes (an “S” shape and another line that follows the bottom curve of the “S”). The back of the pin has a maker’s mark and “STERLING.” The pin has a screw-on backing with teeth.
Subject
sports
skiing
climbing
guiding
ski clubs
ski schools
Ernst Niederer
Credit
Gift of Ernie Niederer, Victoria, 2001
Catalogue Number
103.09.1209 a-c
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1138 a, b
Description
Two metal pitons.
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Title
Piton
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
metal
Dimensions
4.0 x 2.0 x 17.0 cm
Description
Two metal pitons.
Subject
sports
climbing
guiding
Ernst Niederer
Credit
Gift of Ernie Niederer, Victoria, 2001
Catalogue Number
108.04.1138 a, b
Images
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.04.1145 a, b
Description
One metal piton with metal clip.
Title
Piton
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.5 x 12.0 cm
Description
One metal piton with metal clip.
Subject
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Don Hubbard
Credit
Gift of Jim Vickers, Winter Park, United States, 2002
Catalogue Number
108.04.1145 a, b
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
108.04.1142
Description
Piton hammer, steel head, wood handle wrapped in tape with a looped rope and a swivel spring snap to serve as piton keeper.
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Title
Piton Hammer
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Dimensions
12.0 x 23.0 cm
Description
Piton hammer, steel head, wood handle wrapped in tape with a looped rope and a swivel spring snap to serve as piton keeper.
Subject
sports
climbing
mountaineering
Don Hubbard
Credit
Gift of Jim Vickers, Winter Park, United States, 2002
Catalogue Number
108.04.1142
Images
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