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THE GLITTERING MOUNTAINS OF CANADA : A RECORD OF EXPLORATIONS AND PIONEER ASCENTS IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES 1914-1924 1925 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine Signed/Numbered Limited Edition SIGNED by J. Monroe Thorington
By Thorington, J. Monroe
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Philadelphia, 1925, 1st limited Signed and numbered edition. 310 pp, 65 plates, maps. One of the great classics of Canadian mountaineering. Handsome hardcover in original blue cloth that is bright with gilt lettering on the spine and cover. Book has cracked and repaired  hinges both front and rear, else Near Fine. 

This copy is numbered 569 of fifteen hundred numbered copies, and is signed by J. Monroe Thorington on the front pastedown.


Thorington explored and climbed around the Columbia Icefield, doing first ascents of Mts. Hooker, Kane, Oates, Gilgit, Coronation, Terrace, Nanga Parbat, Trutch, Saskatchewan, North Twin, Barnard, etc. He also climbed Mounts Robson, Lynx, Columbia, Athabaska and Freshfield. His guides were Conrad Kain and Edward Feuz.

A survey of early alpine wanderings in the Canadian Rockies. Contents: 1. Lake Louise: The Entrance to the Northland, 2. Trails of the Waputik, 3. The Freshfield Group, 4. The Mountains of the Alexandra Angle, 5. The Ascent of the North Twin, 6. Mount Saskatchewan and Mount Columbia, 7. Passage of the Saskatchewan Glacier, 8. Athabaska Pass and the Voyageurs, 1811-1827, 9. Athabaska Pass and the Voyageurs, 1846-1872, 10. Nineteenth Century Speculation in Regard to Altitude at Athabaska Pass, 11. The Mountains of the Whirlpool, 12. Climbs from the Scott Glacier, 13. The Ramparts and Mount Fraser, 14. In the Shadow of Mount Robson, 15. Trails End.


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