See a sample of Harvey Carter’s collection on display in the American Alpine Club Library.
All summer we'll have, "A Few Legends of Altitude" on display. This series of portraits, all by Fred Doar, highlight mountain guides that the artists has either climbed with or met along the trail while adventuring in the alpine world. Portraits include legends like Melissa Arnot Reid, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, Ueli Steck, and many more.
The 10th Mountain Division was created during World War II in 1943 as a light infantry unit specially trained for fighting in mountainous and arctic conditions. The troops trained in harsh conditions on Mt. Rainier and set their base camp at Camp Hale, near Leadville in Colorado.