The Burgess Shale

Swiss Guides

“Of, if one wishes a still higher climb, one can venture across Abbot pass (9000 feet above sea) and down the Victoria glacier to Lake Louise. But this is only safe with an experienced Swiss guide, as the pass is frequently traversed by avalanches on its northern side.”

Camping in the Canadian Rockies, Canadian Alpine Journal 1, no. 1 (1907), 67-71.

Swiss guide helping woman cross snow bridge, Selkirk Mountains?, British Columbia, 1900?
Swiss guide helping woman cross snow bridge, Selkirk Mountains?, British Columbia, 1900?
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