Collection: Climbing and Mountaineering

Ellingwood, Robert W. – OH1356
Interview Date: 2005

People: Zebulon Pike, Steven Long, John Evans, Asa Gray, John Torrey, Malcolm Lindsey, William Jackson, Albert Ellingwood   Places: none in Boulder County   Subjects: U.S. Geological Survey, history of how the Colorado Fourteeners (mountains at least 14,000 feet high) … Continue reading

Ellingwood, Robert W. – OH1410
Interview Date: 2006

People: Leroy Holubar   Places: Boulder, Boulder County, Indian Peaks, Brainard Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park   Topics: Boulder as center for rock and mountain climbing, Holubar Mountaineering, Neptune Mountaineering, painting of “CU” on Third Flatiron, rock climbs, hikes and … Continue reading

Ellingwood, Robert W. – OH1420
Interview Date: 2006

ABSTRACT: Robert Ellingwood, who has been climbing in Colorado and elsewhere in the western United States since the age of 15 in 1933, relates the stories of six of his favorite mountaineering climbs. He also discusses climbing techniques, equipment, and … Continue reading

Ellingwood, Robert W. – OH1437
Interview Date: 2006

Childhood in Colorado Springs and Evanston, Illinois. Involvement with University Festival Chorus, University Artist Series, and guiding mountaineering trips for University summer session participants. Mountaineering trips in Colorado. Teaching applied mathematics at University of Colorado at Boulder from 1952 to … Continue reading

Ellingwood, Robert W. – OH1449
Interview Date: 2006

Video depicts and explains historic climbing equipment and materials. Albert R. Ellingwood (biography, education, academic career: political science and constitutional law, climbing expeditions and equipment, climbing companions, Colorado Mountain Club, first ascents, mountaineering notebooks). Early mountaineering in Colorado and the … Continue reading

Hall, Hazel S. – OH0628
Interview Date: 1993

People: Hazel S. Hall, James Shawver (brother)   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: Summer visit in 1925, anecdotes of Chautauqua and summer school at C.U., Arapaho Glacier hike, picnic by Boulder Creek.  

Holubar, LeRoy – OH0564
Interview Date: 1991

People: LeRoy Holubar, John Levi, Bob Bruning.   Places: Boulder, Altona.   Subjects: Holubar Mountaineering.  

Ingalls, Huntley – OH1337
Interview Date: 2005

People: Layton Kor, George Hurley, Bob Culp, Jane Bendixen, David Rearick, Robert Kamps, Charlie Roskosz   Places: Boulder   Topics: what drew him to the West, attraction of rock climbing, early rock climbing experiences, Boulder County area rock climbs (Bastille … Continue reading

Johnson, Dale L. – OH1113
Interview Date: 2002

People: Bob Rowlands, Gerry Cunningham, Gerry Roach, Phil Robertson, Tom Hornbein, Dr. Harold Walton Places: Boulder Topics: rock climbing, first ascents, climbing the Third Flatiron in roller skates, mountaineering, University of Colorado, painting a “C” on the Third Flatiron, Gerry … Continue reading

Lovelace, Walter Beresford – OH0466
Interview Date: 1989

People: Walter Beresford Lovelace, Mr. Busey, Beresford family.   Places: Boulder, Gregory Canyon, Green Mountain, Flagstaff Mountain.   Subjects: University Hill: Greenman’s Drugstore, A&B Grocery, Sommers Sunken Gardens (The Sink),  hiking trails in Boulder: maintenance – Sewell Hall, baseball diamond on … Continue reading

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