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A 2005 centennial addendum to the 1993 publication "pioneer families of Southern Alberta"

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19930
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2005
Author
Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendants
Publisher
[Calgary] : Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendents
Call Number
08.2 So8a
  1 website  
Author
Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendants
Responsibility
Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendants
Publisher
[Calgary] : Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendents
Published Date
2005
Physical Description
94 p. ; illus.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
History of Alberta
History
Biography
Pioneer life
Abstract
Pertains to the "Pioneer Families of Southern Alberta" publication compiled in 1995 - addendum for centennial with additional biographical information
Contents
Ascheson to Astley
Baille to Byers
Callaway to Cyr
Dalgleish to Dyke
Earl to Ewell
Faiery to Fullerton
Gaetz to Gunn
Haines to Hutchison
Ilugason to Irvine
Jack to Jukes
Kauntz to Kountz
Lacombe to Lyndon
MacDonald to Myers
Naessens to Norrish
O'Brien to Owens
Pace to Pullar
Quail
Ramsay to Ruers
Sample sto Sweinhurt
Talbot to Tyson
Vanwart to Vincent
Wakeford to Wright
York to Yuill
Zanoni
Illustrations - photos prepared by Robert (Bud) Vine
Notes
Addendum to 08.2 So8p
Accession Number
2019.68
Call Number
08.2 So8a
Collection
Archives Library
URL Notes
Website for Southern Alberta Pioneers and their Descendants
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An orogenous life: memoir and reader

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19846
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2017
Author
Gadd, Ben
Publisher
Canmore, AB, Canada : Corax Press
Call Number
02.6 G11a
  1 website  
Author
Gadd, Ben
Responsibility
Ben Gadd
Publisher
Canmore, AB, Canada : Corax Press
Published Date
2017
Physical Description
655 pages
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Naturalists
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains Canada
Biography
Alberta
Abstract
Pertains to the experiences of Ben Gadd, an experienced Rocky Mountain naturalist, guide and author. His book combines his personal experiences with the stories and essays of 36 others in order to create a touching, yet compelling story. The book includes a comprehensive selection of photographs, many of which are personal to the author and his family. Being that the author was and continues to be greatly involved with the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the book makes mention of multiple locations in and around the area of Banff such as, Mt. Assiniboine, Banff Mountain Film Festival, Bankhead, Brewster transportation and tours, and Johnston Canyon. The book follows the style of a biography and contains many personal stories and photos from the author and associated family.
Contents
Introduction
Benny
Ben
Cia and Ben
Willy, Cia and Ben
Toby and Willy, Cia and Ben
Index
Other books by Ben Gadd
Notes
Some of the specific references to areas in, and area the Canadian Rocky Mountains are as follows, Mt. Assiniboine (297), Mt. Robson (373), Banff Mountain Film Festival (12, 395, 608), Bankhead (332) and Brewster transportation and tours (463, 469).
ISBN
9780969263142
Accession Number
2019.47
Call Number
02.6 G11a
Collection
Archives Library
URL Notes
URL pertains to an online website dedicated to Ben Gadd and his continued achievements
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Les conquerants de l'inutile : des Alpes a l'Annapurna

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19925
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1961
Author
Terray, Lionel
Publisher
France : Gallimard
Edition
1st
Call Number
G512 T47 L47
  1 website  
Author
Terray, Lionel
Responsibility
Lionel Terray
Edition
1st
Publisher
France : Gallimard
Published Date
1961
Physical Description
560 p. ; 88 illus. ; maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Mountaineering
Terray, Lionel
Biography
Alps
Eiger
Himalaya Mountains
Abstract
"All these faces that appear in close-up in the news or in the press are also men. The name of Lionel Terray, one of the most famous living mountaineers, comes back periodically in conversations, because he participated in a rescue or because he helped to conquer a great world summit like Annapurna or the Makalu. In The Conquerors of the Useless , it is the whole mountain and its secrets that it reveals to us without emphasis and especially without pretension. We see how a little boy can already sense his vocation and soon to live only for the mountain; how this passion led him from the Alps to the Himalayas, from Canada to Peru. Each story of his prodigious ascensions will fascinate those who know the mountain only through the cable car. Indeed, this book that Lionel Terray wrote entirely himself using notes and stories in which he fixed his memories throughout his career, was written for them. The Conquerors of the Useless is an indispensable book for anyone interested in the heroic fate of the last survivors of the Knights race. " (from publisher's website)
Contents
Decouverte de la montagne
Premieres conquetes
La guerre des Alpes
Je rencontre Lachenal
La face nord de l'Eiger
Guide de grandes courses
L'Annapurna
Sur les sommets du monde
Notes
EVE-DELACROIX PRIZE OF THE FRENCH ACADEMY 1962
French edition signed by Lionel Terray
Newsclipping tucked inside entitled "La mort de Lionel Terray a stufefie les membres du Ski Club"
ISBN
2070262146
Accession Number
AC636
Call Number
G512 T47 L47
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
URL Notes
Publication information on publisher's website
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Diary of a wilderness dweller

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19887
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Author
Czajkowski, Chris
Publisher
Victoria, B.C. : Orca Book Publishers
Call Number
01.4 C11d
  2 websites  
Author
Czajkowski, Chris
Responsibility
Chris Czajkowski
Publisher
Victoria, B.C. : Orca Book Publishers
Physical Description
x, 209 p. : ill., map, port. ; 23 cm
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Wilderness areas
Pioneer life
British Columbia
Coast Mountains
Dairies
Biography
Natural history
Abstract
Diary of a Wilderness Dweller by Chris Czajkowski begins: “It is two days since I left my truck at the end of a logging road twenty miles east of here. I have hiked through untracked forest and over a mountain, through country I have never seen before, to reach a point of land jutting into an un-named lake five thousand feet hight in the Coast Range of British Columbia. And yet, unbelievably, I now have rights, in our civilization’s laws, to adapt this uncompromising pile of boulders and its wind-weary trees to my own ends; I plan to build on it, single-handedly, two cabins, a business, and a life. I must be crazy” Thus wrote Chris Czajkowski as, aged 37 years old, she arrived at an un-named location that she later called Nuk Tessli. This book spans a period of three years where first Chris lived in a tent until she erected the first cabin, finding, falling, peeling and hauling all the logs alone, then moved under the first roof while she completed (more or less) the second. Contact with the outside world was via a long hike in summer and a 4-day snowshoe trip in winter. Crazy or not, Chris made this place work for her, and eventually lived there for 23 years.
Notes
The front inside cover of the book has been annotated by the author. The annotation reads as follows, “To Janet, All my best, Chris Czajkowski”
The abstract has been taken from the official website of the author, the URL can be found below
ISBN
1551430592
Accession Number
2019.60
Call Number
01.4 C11d
Collection
Archives Library
URL Notes
The URL has been linked to the official website for the author, Chris Czajkowski. Contains information on the book, as well as additional information concerning the authors personal life.
The second URL is linked to the authors official website in which the abstract has been taken from
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End of the rope : mountains, marriage, and motherhood

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue25047
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2018
Author
Redford, Jan
Publisher
Berkeley, California : Counterpoint Press
Call Number
G512 E53 R43
  1 website  
Author
Redford, Jan
Publisher
Berkeley, California : Counterpoint Press
Published Date
2018
Physical Description
x, 303 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Rock climbing
Mountaineering
Women
Biography
Abstract
In this funny and gritty debut memoir, praised by Outside, Sierra, Alpinist, and more, Jan Redford grows from a reckless rock climber to a mother who fights to win back her future. As a teenager, she sets her sights on the improbable dream of climbing mountains. By age twenty, she’s a climber with a magnetic attraction to misadventures and the wrong men. Redford finally finds the love of her life, an affable Rockies climber. When he is killed in an avalanche in Alaska, a grieving Redford finds comfort in the arms of another extreme alpinist. Before long, they are married, with a baby on the way. While her husband works as a logger, Redford tackles the traditional role of wife and mother. But soon, she pursues her own dream, one that pits her against her husband. End of the Rope is Redford’s telling of heart-stopping adventures, from being rescued off El Capitan to leading a group of bumbling cadets across a glacier. It is her laughter-filled memoir of friendships with women in that masculine world. Most moving, this is the story of her struggle to make her own way in the mountains and in life. To lead, not follow. (from Counterpoint Press website)
Contents
First climb -- On the rocks -- Lion's layback -- The rescue -- Speed ruts -- Learning to roll -- Bugaboo -- World's toughest milkman -- Fragile ice -- We're gathered here today -- Aberdeen -- Show no fear -- Climbing girlfriend -- The final last straw -- The memo -- In the arms of a mountain -- The underwear drawer -- Teetering on the edge -- Pink wedding dress -- The waiting -- Miracles -- Into the shadows -- Back on the sharp end -- Yodel village -- You lead, I'll follow -- Carsick -- Die young, stay pretty -- Grant's lunch -- Fractured -- Playing dead -- Mama spiders -- Remember the lilac -- Power surge -- Leaving Chaba -- Only four years -- One little "non" -- Second chances.
ISBN
9780345812315
Accession Number
AC639
Call Number
G512 E53 R43
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
URL Notes
Summary on Counterpoint Press website
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Facing the monumental : Rebecca Belmore

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19826
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2018
Author
Nanibush, Wanda (editor)
Publisher
Toronto, Ontario : Art Gallery of Ontario ; Fredericton, New Brunswick : Goose Lane Editions
Call Number
06.1 N11f
  1 website  
Author
Nanibush, Wanda (editor)
Responsibility
Edited by Wanda Nanibush
Publisher
Toronto, Ontario : Art Gallery of Ontario ; Fredericton, New Brunswick : Goose Lane Editions
Published Date
2018
Physical Description
132 pages : illustrations (color)
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Art
Artists
Exhibition catalogue
Exhibitions
Subjects
Art
Performing arts - Biography - Canada - Exhibitions
Sculptures - Canada - Exhibitions
Abstract
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of Ontario from July 12 to October 21, 2018.
Contents
Directors Forward
Facing the Monumental
Works:
artist (No.2)
1181
The Named and Unnamed
Fringe
March 5, 1819
Black Cloud
blood on the snow
X mark
Mixed Blessing
Thin Red Line
Quote, Misquote, Fact
A Pelican Falls
sister
State of Grace
To Rest and to Dream
Biinjiya'iing Onji (From Inside)
Wave Sound
Fountain
Rising to the Occasion
Performace:
Creaton or Death: We Will Win
Bury My Heart
Indian Factory
A Simple Truth
Tent City
Victorious
Making Always War
X
Clay on Stone
Work in Progress:
Tower and tarpaulin
Nibi
Notes
One of the cast aluminum sculptures that was a part of the LandMarks 2017 Wave Sound installation is located on the shore of Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park - refer to pages 84 - 94 - https://www.rebeccabelmore.com/wave-sound/
ISBN
978-1-988788-04-3
Accession Number
2019.36
Call Number
06.1 N11f
Collection
Art Library
URL Notes
Artist's website
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Fall of heaven : Whymper's tragic Matterhorn climb

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue25031
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2017
Author
Messner, Reinhold (author)
Bierling, Billi (translator)
Publisher
Seattle, Washington : Mountaineers Books
Call Number
G512 F35 M47
  1 website  
Author
Messner, Reinhold (author)
Bierling, Billi (translator)
Publisher
Seattle, Washington : Mountaineers Books
Published Date
2017
Physical Description
206 pages
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Mountaineering
Whymper, Edward
Biography
Matterhorn
Abstract
As Fall of Heaven begins, we join professional mountain guide Jean-Antoine Carrel as he tries and fails, again and again, to summit the Matterhorn—one of the most famous and iconic peaks in the Alps. Is it the “Devil’s mountain,” as the locals call it? Should he heed the village priest who warned that its summit was not meant to be climbed? Carrel is undeterred, he just needs capable climbers to join him. Enter Edward Whymper, who in 1861 at the age of 21 decided—unbeknownst to Carrel—that he would be the first to climb the Matterhorn. So the storyline is set, except that where Carrel is captivating, Whymper is utterly unsympathetic as an adventurer. He is mean and disdainful of guides, describing them as little more than porters who eat and drink too much. Despite this attitude, Whymper’s quest leads him inexorably into partnership with Carrel. The story follows their many attempts to find a route to the top of the Matterhorn, but then fate pulls them apart just as Whymper finds the line. His successful summit on July 14, 1865, in which Carrel did not take part, shocked the Victorian world with both awe and revulsion as four members of Whymper’s party died in frightening falls. Famed climber and author Reinhold Messner acknowledges that Whymper was the first man to summit the Matterhorn, the last of the great Alpine peaks to be climbed and representing the beginning of an age of alpinism based on difficulty rather than conquest. But rather than leaving a hero’s legacy, Whymper is revealed as the Captain Ahab of alpinism, a team leader who accepted no responsibility for the deaths of his teammates. Fall of Heaven is an exciting tale and an examination of the different types of men who were caught up in the adventuring spirit of the Victorian age, and the ironic fates that can follow success or failure. (from Mountaineers Books website)
Notes
Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2019
ISBN
9781680510850
Accession Number
AC638
Call Number
G512 F35 M47
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
URL Notes
Summary on Mountaineers Books website
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Himalaya - the tribulations of mick & vic

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue25045
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2017
Author
Fowler, Mick
Saunders, Victor
Publisher
LULU.COM
Call Number
G512 H56 F69
  1 website  
Author
Fowler, Mick
Saunders, Victor
Publisher
LULU.COM
Published Date
2017
Physical Description
267 pages : ill.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Mountaineering
Mountaineers, British
Himalaya Mountains
Biography
Abstract
Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders, famed British alpinists learned to know each other while winter climbing in Scotland, in all kind of weather, mostly bad: an ideal stepping stone for great Himalayan adventures. They shared three expeditions in Pakistan: The ascents of Bojohagur (7329m), Spantik (7027m) and Ultar (7388m). The tales of these selected adventures, published separately over three of their books (rewarded several times - Banff festival, Boardman Tasker), have been assembled in a new book: HIMALAYA - Mick and Vic' Tribulations. The two pals' tales are intertwined and offer two visions sometimes similar, sometimes different of the same events, with a caustic humour at the turn of every single line. This refreshing, compelling text full of funny and uncommon anecdotes is also the story of their strong friendship. Besides the amateurs of mountaineering tales, this book should please the amateurs of unconventional atmospheres. (from Lulu website)
Contents
Forward
Prelude
Part One - in Great-Britain
Part Two - Bojohaghur, 1984
Part Three - Spantik, 1987
Part Four - Ultar, 1991
Apologue
Twenty Nine Years After
ISBN
9781326804817
Accession Number
AC639
Call Number
G512 H56 F69
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
URL Notes
Summary on LULU website
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Honouring high places : the mountain life of Junko Tabei

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19852
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2017
Author
Tabei, Junko
Rolfe, Helen Y.
Publisher
Victoria, BC : Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
Edition
1st ed.
Call Number
G512 T33 H66
  1 website  
Author
Tabei, Junko
Rolfe, Helen Y.
Responsibility
Junko Tabei and Helen Y. Rolfe, translated by Yumiko Hiraki and Rieko Holtved
Edition
1st ed.
Publisher
Victoria, BC : Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
Published Date
2017
Physical Description
376 pages
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Mountaineering
Mountaineers Women
Mountaineers, Japanese
Biography
Abstract
"A collection of personal stories and reflections based on the memoirs of Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest and the Seven Summits. Honouring High Places is a compelling collection of highlights from Junko Tabei's stirring life that she considered important, inspiring and interesting to mountaineering culture. Until now, her works have been available only in Japanese, and RMB is honoured to be sharing these profound and moving stories with the English-speaking world for the first time. The collection opens on Mount Everest, where the first all-women's expedition is met with disaster but pushes on against all odds. The story then shifts to the early years of Tabei's life and reflects on her countryside childhood as a frail girl with no talent for sport, and cultural expectations that ignored her passion for mountains. With reminiscences of the early days of female climbers on Everest, the deaths of fellow mountaineers, Tabei's pursuit of Mount Tomur, a cancer diagnosis, and efforts to restore a love for nature in the surviving youth of the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, this beautifully curated collection of essays captures the essence of a notable time and the strength of character of one of the 20th and 21st centuries' female mountaineering pioneers."-- Provided by publisher.
Contents
Author's note
Introduction by Setsuko Kitamura
Chapter 1 - avalanche!
Chapter 2 - the meaning of mountains
Chapter 3 - Annapurna III
Chapter 4 - Mount Everest
Chapter 5 - to the top ofthe world
Chapter 6 - the route
Chapter 7 - finalists
Chapter 8 - South Col
Chapter 9 - the summit
Chapter 10 - endgame
Chapter 11 - women on Everest
Chapter 12 - Mount Tombur, Pobeda Peak
Chapter 13 - Aconcagua
Chapter 14 - Carstensz Pyramid
Chapter 15 - mountains of later life
About Junko by Masanobu Tabei
A son's tribute by Shinya Tabei
Beyond mountains by Setsuko Kitamura
Life chronology
Glossary
Acknowledgements
References
Index
Notes
Winner of the Mountaineering History category at the 2018 Banff Mountain Book Competition Awards
ISBN
9780771602167
Accession Number
AC634
Call Number
G512 T33 H66
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
URL Notes
2018 Banff Mountain Book Competition Awards website
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A house in the sky : a memoir

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19911
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2014
Author
Lindhout, Amanda and Sara Corbett
Publisher
New York : Scribner
Edition
First Scribner paperback edition
Call Number
05 L64a
  1 website  
Author
Lindhout, Amanda and Sara Corbett
Responsibility
Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett
Edition
First Scribner paperback edition
Publisher
New York : Scribner
Published Date
2014
Physical Description
373 pages, 7 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Biography
History
Alberta
Abstract
Pertains to the chilling account of Amanda Lindhout’s abduction in Somalia. Lindhout was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta and began travelling the world at the age of nineteen. After only four days in Somalia, Linhout was abducted and would be held hostage for the next 460 days. She shares her gripping story, inviting the reader to take a glimpse into the torturous conditions she was held within. Compelling yet chilling, Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett share an intensely personal account of heart break, pain and hope.
ISBN
9781451645606
Accession Number
2019.66
Call Number
05 L64a
Collection
Archives Library
URL Notes
The URL is linked to Amanda Lindhout's official website page. Interested viewers are able to find out more infromation on the author and her humanitarian efforts.
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