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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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The Canadian Rockies : Yellowhead Pass route

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue8299
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
[191-?]
Author
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Call Number
02.6 G76 Pam
Author
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Published Date
[191-?]
Physical Description
36p. : ill., maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Jasper National Park
Mount Robson Provincial Park
Accession Number
3015
NC4000
Call Number
02.6 G76 Pam
Collection
Archives Library
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Climbs in the Canadian Rockies

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue19938
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1950
Author
Smythe, Frank S.
Publisher
London : Hodder and Stoughton Ltd.
Call Number
01.4 Sm9c
Author
Smythe, Frank S.
Responsibility
Frank S. Smythe
Publisher
London : Hodder and Stoughton Ltd.
Published Date
1950
Physical Description
260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Mountaineering
Mountaineers, British
Canadian Rocky Mountains
Mount Assiniboine
Mount Robson
Abstract
Pertains to the personal mountaineering experience of author, Frank S. Smythe. As a prominent English author, photographer, botanist and mountaineer, Smythe invites the reader to delve into a greater understanding of what it means to climb in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. He tells of his successes, failures and lessons learned while scaling some of the most ambitious mountains in the Canadian Rockies. Some of the mountains discussed include, but are not limited to the following, Mount Alberta, Mount Assiniboine, Mount Robson, Mount Glendower and Mount Colin.
Contents
Part I : The Canadian Rockies
I. The Canadian Rocky Mountains (pg. 3)
II. Training the Lovat Scouts (pg. 19)
III. Elysium Pass (pg. 37)
IV. Mountaineering from Lake O'Hara (pg. 47)
V. Mount Assiniboine (pg. 54)
VI. Mount Alberta (pg. 67)
VII. The Beaver (pg. 86)
VIII. An attempt to climb Mount Brussels (pg. 96)
IX. The first ascent of Mount Bridgland (pg. 108)
X. Mount Robson (pg. 121)
XI. Failure and success on Mount Colin (pg. 142)
XII. Storm on Mount Louis (pg. 162) Part II : Unmapped and unexplored. An expedition to the LLoyd George Mountains of north-east British Columbia
XIII. The Lloyd George Mountains (pg. 175)
XIV. The flight to Haworth Lake (pg. 186)
XV. The base-camp (pg. 196)
XVI. Reconnaissance flight (pg. 206)
XVII. The ascent of Mount Glendower (pg. 213)
XVIII. The ascent of Mount Lloyd George (pg. 221)
XIX. Call it a day (pg. 227)
XX. High-level traverse (pg. 241)
XXI. Lightning (pg. 251)
Index (pg. 255)
Notes
All photographs used in the publication were taken by the author
Accession Number
2019.71
Call Number
01.4 Sm9c
Collection
Archives Library
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Embattled giant : pollution threatens to destroy British Columbia's mighty Fraser River

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue6483
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Author
Hume, Mark
Call Number
04 H88
Author
Hume, Mark
Physical Description
p.66-75 : ill
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Mount Robson Provincial Park
Notes
In Equinox, no.42, November/December 1988
Accession Number
5615
Call Number
04 H88
Collection
Archives Library
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The glittering mountains of Canada : a record of exploration and pioneer ascents in the Canadian Rockies, 1914-1924

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue14199
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2012 [originally published in 1925]
Author
Thorington, J. Monroe
Publisher
Victoria, B.C. : Rocky Mountain Books
Edition
1st RMB ed.
Call Number
01.4 T39g 2012 c.1
01.4 T39g 2012 c.2
Author
Thorington, J. Monroe
Responsibility
by J. Monroe Thorington ; [foreword by Robert William Sandford]
Edition
1st RMB ed.
Publisher
Victoria, B.C. : Rocky Mountain Books
Published Date
2012 [originally published in 1925]
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Kain, Conrad
Feuz, Edward
Simpson, Jimmy
Lake Louise
Bow Lake
Jasper National Park
Mount Robson Provincial Park
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9781927330067
Accession Number
13-02-01 70,500
P2015-03-31
Call Number
01.4 T39g 2012 c.1
01.4 T39g 2012 c.2
Collection
Archives Library
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Date
c. 1909
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.1032
Description
Wooden walking stick.
Title
Hiking Cane
Date
c. 1909
Material
wood
Description
Wooden walking stick.
Subject
sports
climbing
hiking
Curly Phillips
Mount Robson
Credit
Gift of Alpine Club of Canada, Canmore, 1973
Catalogue Number
103.08.1032
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Jasper National Park, Mount Robson Park, Jasper Park Lodge

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24635
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Published Date
192-?
Publisher
Montreal : Canadian National Railways
Call Number
C3-6.5
Publisher
Montreal : Canadian National Railways
Published Date
192-?
Physical Description
1 map : col
Scale
indeterminable
Medium
Library - Maps and blueprints (unannotated; published)
Map
Subjects
Jasper National Park
Mount Robson Provincial Park
Edith Cavell, Mount
Title: What to do at Jasper and Mount Robson Park
Notes
Map inset with painting of Mt. Edith Cavell showing climbing routes
Title on verso: what to do at Jasper and Mount Robson Park
Accession Number
3994
Call Number
C3-6.5
Collection
Archives Library
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Joint operations graphic (Air) : Mount Robson, Canada

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24228
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Map
Published Date
c1989
Publisher
Ottawa : Dept. of National Defence
Edition
1st ed.
Call Number
NTS
AIR NM11-7
Edition
1st ed.
Publisher
Ottawa : Dept. of National Defence
Published Date
c1989
Physical Description
1 map : col
Scale
Scale: 1:250,000
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Map
Subjects
Aviation
Mount Robson
Accession Number
22,500
Call Number
NTS
AIR NM11-7
Collection
Archives Library
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Kinney Lake, Mt. Robson Park, B.C.

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/artifactwbg.04.098
Artist
George Weber (1907 – 2002, Canadian)
Date
1973
Medium
ink on paper
Catalogue Number
WbG.04.098
Description
Kinney Lake; Mt. Robson in background.
Artist
George Weber (1907 – 2002, Canadian)
Title
Kinney Lake, Mt. Robson Park, B.C.
Date
1973
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
21.6 x 27.9 cm
Description
Kinney Lake; Mt. Robson in background.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
Mount Robson Provincial Park
Kinney Lake
Whitehorn Mountain
Credit
Gift of Donna Tingley, Edmonton, 2004
Catalogue Number
WbG.04.098
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The littlest hiker in the Canadian Rockies

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue4047
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1994
Author
Harrap, David
Publisher
Jasper : Tekarra Books
Call Number
02.7 H23
Author
Harrap, David
Responsibility
illustrations and front cover: Maria Kavcic
Publisher
Jasper : Tekarra Books
Published Date
1994
Physical Description
60p. : ill., maps, ports
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Jasper National Park
Mount Robson Provincial Park
Accession Number
27000
Call Number
02.7 H23
Collection
Archives Library
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