• Creator
  • The Mountaineers
  • Created Date
  • 1915
  • Description
  • This register documents climbers who reached the summit of Mount Rainier between 1915 and 1924. It was a way for the Mountaineers to keep track on the number of people making the ascent, when they climbed and where they came from. Some entries include small notes on the conditions of the climb. The first entries in the register are from climbers participating in the 1915 Mountaineers Outing. The group was one of the first large parties to summ... more
    This register documents climbers who reached the summit of Mount Rainier between 1915 and 1924. It was a way for the Mountaineers to keep track on the number of people making the ascent, when they climbed and where they came from. Some entries include small notes on the conditions of the climb. The first entries in the register are from climbers participating in the 1915 Mountaineers Outing. The group was one of the first large parties to summit Mount Rainier and the list of names takes up the first two and half pages. On August 24, 1918, Mountaineers member Harry Myers recorded his ascent noting "Climbed from Indian Henry's via Success Cleaver-leaving base of Pyramid Peak at 2.15 A.M. 8/23/18 arriving Little Crater 6 PM continuing to steam cave on North Rim where night was spent. Now leaving 8 A.M. for return via Gibraltar." The next year, on August 10, 1919, Mountaineer's member and guide Joe Hazard made the climb. Climbers came from a variety of locations, from Seattle and... less
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    Booklet
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