The Collections of the American Alpine Club Library

Mountain Views Collection


Mountain Views Collection


circa 1900 to 1930


A collection of photographs from all over the United States and Canada, featuring the best locations for climbing, tourism and mountaineering. These photos were intended to be resources to help members of the AAC plan their trips. Now they serve as a historical record of some of the most iconic locations in North America.

Items in the Mountain Views Collection Collection

Snowy slope and trees, looking over the Grand Canyon.

A man in a hat jumps from a rock tower to a cliff nearby. He is in mid jump. The Grand Canyon is in the background.

A view of the Grand Canyon covered in a dusting of snow.

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