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The American Alpine Club Oral History Collection

Title

The American Alpine Club Oral History Collection

Subject

First hand accounts of historically significant events in climbing, told by the people who were there.

Type

Oral Histories

Publisher

The American Alpine Club Library

Items in the The American Alpine Club Oral History Collection Collection

Oral history interview discussing Lynn Hill’s climbing career. The conversation spans in topics from growing up in Southern California, learning to climb, and free climbing The Nose.

Colin Haley discusses his career as a climber.

Oral history interview discussing Thomas Horbein’s climbing career. The conversation spans in topics from growing up in St. Louis to Everest, his medical career, and his profound relationships with friends.

Oral history interview discussing Tommy Caldwell’s climbing career. The conversation spans in topic from his growing up in Estes to his free climbing routes on Yosemite’s El Capitan.

Oral history interview discussing Kelly Cordes’ climbing career. The conversation spans in topics from boxing, climbing, Alaska, heroes and partners, and Pakistan.

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