The Collections of the American Alpine Club Library

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A man seated on a steep rocky slope holding a taut rope stretching below him. A snowy valley and mountains below them.

Two men on a steep rocky slope. The one higher on the slope is pulling on the rope worn by the man lower on the slope. A snowy valley and mountains below them.

Rocky ourcropings and a climber with alpenstock and backpack, only half in the frame on the left, back to the camera

Rocky ourcropings and a climber with alpenstock and backpack, only half in the frame on the left, back to the camera

An account of the first ascent of the North West Face of Half Dome

Oral history interview conducted with Jim Whittaker at the 2013 American Alpine Club Annual Benefit Dinner. Mr. Whittaker speaks about the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition, conservation and his love of climbing and mountaineering and for the…

David Roberts discusses his experiences as a climber as well as how he started climbing, his time in the Harvard Mountaineering Club and how climbing helped him launch his career as a writer.

Ted Vaill speaks about his experiences as a climber and as a member of the American Alpine Club. He talks about his early life and how he got started climbing, as well as how he became involved with the American Alpine Club. Vaill also speaks about…

Newspaper clipping from the Philadelphia Press dated Friday, September 10, 1909 covering the controversy between Fanny Bullock Workman and Annie Peck over the women's world record for highest ascent and Annie Peck's expedition to Mt. Huascaran.

A pamphlet advertising lectures by Annie Peck on her climb of Mt. Huascaran.
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