People passionate about nature

Manitoba Climbers: A Century of Stories from the Birthplace of the Alpine Club of Canada

by Alpine Club of Canada

"The Canadian Rocky Mountain system, with its unnumbered and unknown natural sanctuaries for generations yet unborn, is a national asset. In time we ought to become a nation of mountaineers, loving our mountains with the patriot's passion." This was the hope of Winnipeg journalist and one of the co-founders of The Apline Club of Canada, Elizabeth Parker, in 1906.

One hundred years later, the Manitoba section of The Alpine Club continues to foster a love of the mountains among prairie-dwellers. In this collection of stories, Manitobans tell about their love of mountaineering, rock climbing, ice-climbing, and adventuring with The Alpine Club of Canada.


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