Collection: Climbing and Mountaineering

Armstrong, Baker – OH0234
Interview Date: 1984

Rocky Mountain Climbers Club; Brainard Lake.  

Beasley, Maude Moomaw – OH0542
Interview Date: 1991

People: Jack Moomaw, Maude Moomaw Beasley, Enos Mills.   Places: Allenspark, Lyons, Hygiene.   Subjects: Allenspark School; Gould, Caulder, Allen, Moomaw families; Montgomery School;  Moomaw Mill; Stanley Hill; roads; wagons; fire; snow; animals; Longs Peak tours; ; cattle; Indians.  

Bennett, Beth – OH1260
Interview Date: 2004

People: Jack and Mabel Fowler   Places: Eldorado Springs, Eldorado Canyon, Boulder County   Subjects: rock climbing, The Naked Edge (route in Eldorado Canyon), women and rock climbing, attraction of rock climbing, free climbing, sport climbing vs. traditional climbing, favorite … Continue reading

Boucher, Stanley Wayne – OH1442
Interview Date: 2006

ABSTRACT: Colorado Springs native Stan Boucher recounts his years of mountain climbing, which he began during high school. As an adult he moved to Boulder, where he became involved with the Colorado Mountain Club. Over the years he has taught … Continue reading

Bradley, Bill – OH0584
Interview Date: 1992

People: Horace Quick, Max Peters, Clyde Walton, Charles Bradley, S.I. Hayakawa, Louise Bradley, Ted Walker. Places: Boulder, Camp Hale. Topics: 10th Mountain Division, skiing, University of Colorado, Town and Gown, changes in Boulder, Vietnam War, C.U. Science Lodge.  

Brainard Cabin – OH1611
Interview Date: 2009

This recording is of a public program that was organized by Alan Delamere, in which a variety of speakers told stories about the history of the Brainard Cabin and related the ways in which they and others played a part … Continue reading

Caplan, Gerald A. – OH1455
Interview Date: 2007

Gerry Caplan discusses his long career as an attorney in Colorado, including his development of the specialty of school law, his firm’s representation of dozens of school districts, his role in Lujan v. Colorado State Board of Education (which dealt … Continue reading

Chidlaw, Ben – OH1303
Interview Date: 2005

People: Baker Armstrong, Leighton Kor, Phil Danielson   Places: Boulder   Subjects: mountain climbing and rock climbing community in Boulder, Vetsville, housing at CU-Boulder in post-WWII period.  

Ellingwood, Robert W. – OH1339
Interview Date: 2005

DESCRIPTION People: Albert Ellingwood, Francis Ellingwood, Amanda Ellingwood, Robert Shaw   Places: Boulder   Subjects: work as geologist, career as professor of mathematics at CU-Boulder from 1952 to 1997, Colorado Mountain Club (CMC), Sugar and Spice (candy and gift store), … Continue reading

Ellingwood, Robert W. – OH1352
Interview Date: 2005

People: Ernie Field (Rocky Mountain National Park ranger)   Places: Rocky Mountain National Park   Subjects: mountain search operation that took place in 1949 when two Colorado A&M students disappeared in Rocky Mountain National Park between the Bear Lake trailhead, … Continue reading

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