• Created Date
  • ca. 1955
  • Description
  • This flyer advises climbers ascending Mount Saint Helens to take safety measures into account register at the Ranger Station before beginning their climb. It also provides practical advice for climbing safely including "Never travel on glaciers, steep snow fields, or rock cliffs without rope protection, and without a trained mountaineer in charge of the rope technique" and "Heed the first signs of weather changes, darkness, loss of route, fati... more
    This flyer advises climbers ascending Mount Saint Helens to take safety measures into account register at the Ranger Station before beginning their climb. It also provides practical advice for climbing safely including "Never travel on glaciers, steep snow fields, or rock cliffs without rope protection, and without a trained mountaineer in charge of the rope technique" and "Heed the first signs of weather changes, darkness, loss of route, fatigue, etc, while you can still place yourself in a secure position." A list of recent accidents on the mountain encourage climbers to travel safely, warning "Don't let the next victim be you." The back of the flyer features a map of Mount Saint Helens with markers of areas where accidents commonly occur. less
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    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2012