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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

More Photo Albums added to Mountaineers Collection

The Mountaineers is an outdoor club, founded in 1906, to promote the discovery, conservation and documentation of the "mountains, forests and watercourses of the Pacific Northwest". There were 151 initial charter members, one of whom was the renowned photographer, Asahel Curtis.

These albums depict some of the first major expeditions of the Mountaineers including the first major outing to Mt. Olympus in 1907. Other areas represented in the collection include Mt. Rainier, Mt. Baker/Glacier Peak, Mt. Stuart/Mt. Daniel, Mt. Adams, Canada, Montana and various locations in the western United States.


Climbers on top of Cowlitz Chimneys


Visit the digital collection to see what albums are available online!



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