Collection: Climbing and Mountaineering

McCaffrey, Hugh S. – OH0633
Interview Date: 1993

People: John Reich, J.B. Cartwright, Carl Buckingham, Eben Fine, Chuck Sayre, Clyde Reedy, Herb Hollister, Dean King, Kurt Gerstle, Al Bartlett, Bob Turner, Ruth and Ken Wright.   Places: Boulder, Brainard Lake.    Subjects:Boulder since 1954, National State Bank – trust department, … Continue reading

McCarty, Cleveland M. – OH1336
Interview Date: 2005

People: Pat Ament, Robert Ormes, Ernest Greenman, Harvey Carter, Layton Kor   Places: Boulder, Eldorado Springs, Flatirons   Subjects: early interest in climbing, growth of rock climbing during the 1960s in the Boulder area, “High Over Boulder”, book on rock … Continue reading

Moomaw, Jack – OH0474
Interview Date: 1973

People: Jack Moomaw.   Places:Rocky Mountain National Park.   Subjects: Rocky Mountain National Park: ranger.  

Mountaineering Industry in Boulder – OH1526
Interview Date: 2008

During the summer of 2008, Peter Richards invited people who had been part of the mountaineering industry in Boulder to come together for a reunion conversation about the companies with which they had been involved. Participants included George Lamb, Penny … Continue reading

Redder, Carolyn – OH0273
Interview Date: 1985

Supplemental material available in OH file. Boulder; downtown establishments; Rocky Mountain Climbers Club.  

Roach, Gerry – OH0440
Interview Date: 1989

Places: Boulder.   Topics: rock climbing, 1950s-1980s, equipment, Rocky Mountain Rescue, climbs, types of climbing, “CU” on the 3rd Flatiron, personalities.  

Robertson, David – OH1658
Interview Date: 2010

DESCRIPTION David Robertson worked as a miner in hard-rock mines such as the Caribou Mine and the Good Friday Mine in the 1950s, and later as a geologist in a mine in Missouri, before returning to Boulder in 1963 to … Continue reading

Robertson, Janet – OH1653
Interview Date: 2010

Janet Robertson talks about the summers of her youth spent in the Colorado mountains and the community of Meeker Park; her love of Colorado and its mountains; and her involvement in mountain exploration throughout the world. She discusses her career … Continue reading

Rovetta, Mary Bradford – OH0361
Interview Date: 1987

People: Mary Bradford Rovetta.   Places: Boulder.   Topics: Chautauqua: since 1898, family stories, Rocky Mountain Climbers Club, furniture, clothiers, buildings, steakfry, train trip from Texas, Armstrong’s Touring cars, auditorium, Tripp’s groceries.  

Snow, Gordon “Scotty” – OH0411
Interview Date: 1989

People: Scotty (Gordon) Snow.   Places: Boulder, Nederland.   Ssubjects: Snow Photo Studio, Boy Scouts, high school teacher; hippies; cars, planes, Rocky Mountain Rescue unit.  

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