The Collections of the American Alpine Club Library

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A group of climbers on a summit

Five climbers with ice axes and rope on a summit

Four climbers with ice axes and rope on a summit

Andrew James Gilmour on a mountain slope with a rope tied around his waist and holding an ice axe

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 theā€¦
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