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  James Outram (mountaineer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir James Outram (13 October 1864 12 March 1925) was a British clergyman, who made many first ascents in the Canadian Rockies in the early 1900s.
Outram was born in London, the son of Sir Francis Boyd Outram.
Outram died in Victoria, British Columbia on 12 March 1925 after several months of illness.
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 Dictionary of Canadian Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
His paternal grandfather, Lieutenant-General James Outram, was created a baronet for outstanding service in the Indian Mutiny, and his father also distinguished himself in the military.
While he was exploring the Ice River valley and elaborating plans to climb Mount Goodsir, Outram was drawn to the unscaled Mount Assiniboine, at 11,875 feet the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies south of the CPR.
Sir James Outram is the author of “Two traverses” and “The first ascent of Mt. Assiniboine,” Alpine Journal (London), 19 (1900): 624—25 and 21 (1903): 102—14, as well as the book In the heart of the Canadian Rockies (London, 1905).
www.biographi.ca /EN/ShowBioPrintable.asp?BioId=42087   (1140 words)

 Outram - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Outram, Nova Scotia, an unincorporated district in Canada
James Outram (British officer) (1803-1863), colonial Indian military and political leader
Outram Shield is a piece of fine silverware crafted by Henry Hugh Armstead
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 Peaks of the Canadian Rockies
James Outram was the first man to reach the summit of Mount Assiniboine.
The mountain was named in 1885 by George Dawson who first saw it from Copper Mountain on the south side of the Bow Valley west of Banff.
Although the mountain's slopes from this angle are similar to those of the Egyptian pyramids, the peak lacks the three-dimensional aspect that a true pyramid requires.
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 Peaks of the Canadian Rockies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Outram's focus on first ascents was made clear when he wrote that the mountaineer's soul, "will crave- and rightly so- the chief joy of the climber's ambition, a 'first ascent'." This unabashed competitive urge brought him into conflict with some of the other early mountaineers.
Many of the high mountains he climbed were in the headwaters of the North Saskatchewan River where Outram was able to take advantage of Norman Collie's preliminary explorations of 1898.
Outram spent his remaining years in Canada, having found, "in the lonely woods or on the solitary mountain tops of Canada, the long-sought sanctuary of the storm-tossed soul.
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The glaciers and terrain of the major mountain ranges and their subsidiary mountain ranges, mountains, mountain groups, mountains peaks, and mountain ridges will be discussed here in turn, beginning with the Border Ranges at the southern end of the Rocky Mountains.
As in the mountain group to the south, glacier density increases westward, and there is a predominance of rock glaciers, debris-covered glaciers, and large expanses of proglacial moraine.
Waputik Mountains (PC1) Extending northward from Kicking Horse Pass is a triangular, elevated area of peaks and ridges bounded on the east by the Bow and Mistaya Rivers and the mass of the Front Ranges, and on the west by the valleys of the Amiskwi and Blaeberry Rivers.
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 Columbia Icefields, Canada, Backcountry Skiing Mountaineering
It is a huge and complex icefield surrounded by numerous mountain giants between which glaciers wind their way to the valley bottom.
Mountaineer Arthur Coleman followed 65 years later, and with his mountain savvy, knew immediately that he'd been "humbugged" by Douglas' chest beating.
A vast snowfield, feeding many glaciers, lay at our feet, rock-peaks and snow-covered mountains were ranged around it, whilst, far away to the westward we could just see through the haze of the valley of the Columbia River.
wildsnow.com /articles/canada_columbia_icefields/backcountry_X_2.htm   (4166 words)

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Hermann Schlagintweit, who has had a great deal of mountain experience in the Alps and in the Himalayas, up to the height of 20,000 feet or more, tells me that he found the headache, etc., come on when there was a breeze, far more than at any other time.
A mountaineer, when he meets with a formidable obstacle, does not hold on the rock by means of his feet and his hands only, but he clings to it like a caterpillar, with every part of his body that can come simultaneously into contact with its roughened surface.
It is nearly impossible to lose an old mule: for, if detained several hours by force, she will, by the power of smell, like a dog, track out her companions, or rather the madrina; for, according to the muleteer, she is the chief object of affection.
www2.cddc.vt.edu /gutenberg/1/4/6/8/14681/14681-8.txt   (18846 words)

 Chronology timeline, North American ski mountaineering backcountry skiing
While many mountains in North America were explored by people on skis in the early 1900s, the actual event of a person climbing to the top and skiing back down may have occurred at a date later than the first ski exploration.
He becomes one of the most influential ski mountaineers in the formative period of Canadian ski alpinisim, when skiing was virtually unknown to most Canadians.
He and thirteen others make up the charter group that includes ski and mountaineering legands such as Glen Dawson, who went on to be with the 10th Mountain Division and skied the Trooper Traverse from Leadville to Aspen, Colorado.
www.wildsnow.com /chronology/timeline_table.html   (9683 words)

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Ponggol is on the north-east coast of the island, and Harbour Front is on the south coast, at Keppel, opposite Sentosa Island.
North of Nepa/Coho, the combined Mountaineer uses the CN route on the north-west side of the Thompson river and Kamloops Lake, crosses the North Thompson, but diverges from the Canadian's route just before entering Kamloops CN/VIA passenger station (called Kamloops Jn till 1977, now known to CN as Kamloops North).
At Kamloops North the Mountaineer takes the west-to-south side of the wye on to the c.5km connection heading south through what was CN's earlier (1927-built) Kamloops station to reach the CP at the east-facing Kamloops East Jn, at which point it reverses into what was Kamloops CP station to spend the night.
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 James Ramsey Ullman book online - - rare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
James Randall Chumbley - In the Arms of Adam A Diary of Men - 0963829572
James Ransome Michael J Rosen - Bonesy and Isabel - 0152098135
This artikel List_of_climbers is licensed under the GNU free Documentation License.
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He recorded the event in a few pregnant sentences that are strangely memorable:-- "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden.
The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent.
Wearied with the length of my walk over the mountains, and finding a soft molehill, covered with grey moss, by the wayside, I laid my head upon it and slept.
www.gutenberg.org /files/13785/13785.txt   (13306 words)

 Trip Reports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Put in the name of a mountain or town as the "center", and select the radius.
Mountains of Chilko Lake - In the Footsteps of Malcolm Goddard
A Traverse of Scrimger, Etherington, Henretta, Baril, Cornwell, Aldridge, and Courcelette Peaks
bivouac.com /LsxPg.asp?LsxId=1013   (1447 words)

 Dramatis Personae
Two brothers who were mountain guides that accompanied Tom Longstaff on his (then) altitude record setting ascent of Trisul (23,406'), and in 1909 accompanied the Duke of Abruzzi to K2.
Crawford may have been the first European to suggest that the mountains in the Himalaya might be among the highest in the world (at that time, the belief was that the highest mountain in the world was Chimborazo in the Andes).
British mountaineer and frequent companion of Oscar Eckenstein, whom he accompanied on the first climbing expedition to K2 in 1902.
www.billbuxton.com /dramatis.html   (13526 words)

 Paradise Valley and Giant Steps - Fri, Sep 30 2005
The trail split for the upper valley loop is at km 5.1.
While the Giant Steps lie 3.7km upvalley on the low trail, most hikers will want to turn left, cross Paradise Creek and climb directly to Lake Annette, which the British mountaineer James Outram called "a tiny bit of sky dropped from the heavens and almost lost in the depths of the sombre first.".
There are good views ahead to the valley's headwall, formed by Hungabee Mountain and Ringrose Peak, and the Horseshoe Glacier sprawled across its base.
www.calgaryoutdoorclub.com /events/details.asp?eventid=884   (804 words)

 Etext » books
The Gaboon proper is included between the Camarones Mountains to the north, and the "Mayumba,"properly the "Yumba" country southwards, in south latitude 3° 22',--a shore upwards of 400 miles long.
The Mountains of the Moon, so frequently mentioned by M. du Chaillu and the Gaboon Mission, are doubtless the versants between the valleys of the Niger and the Congo.
Mackey and Clemens, of the Corisco Mission "explored more than a hundred miles of country across the Sierra del Crystal Range of Mountains" --I am inclined to believe that a hundred miles from the coast was their furthest point.
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 James Ramsey Ullman book online - - web sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
James Runcie - Discovery of Chocolate - 1117806413
James R Eck - Asset Valuation Evidence Series 2vol - 007172236x
Walter Bonatti (born 1930) - talented and controversial Italian mountaineer and writer, Alps, K2 Chris Bonington (born 1934) - ascents of Nuptse, Annapurna, Mount Everest.
booksearchbytitle.com /432673_james-r-mahoney_08711716001986aacjcdir...   (1240 words)

 The National Archives | Search the archives | National Register of Archives | Details
Butler, Sir James Ramsay Montagu (1889-1975), Knight, historian (6)
James, Montague Rhodes (1862-1936) Biblical Scholar Antiquary Palaeographer (19)
Monk, James Henry (1784-1856) Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol (8)
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /nra/searches/pidocs.asp?LR=016   (2289 words)

 Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies - History
An organizing committee was formed with Dr. Charles D. Walcott, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, as Honorary President and Gibbon as Secretary-Treasurer.
The Council, an advisory committee, was made up of J.B. Harkin, Commissioner of Dominion Parks; W.T. Hornaday, Director, New York Zoological Society; Sir James Outram, a noted mountaineer; Carl Rungius, a wild life artist; Mary Vaux Walcott; Mary Schaffer, botanist and explorer; Jim and Bill Brewster, Jim Simpson, and Bill Potts, outfitters.
This interim executive was charged with organizing the first official ride to be held in 1924, and the first annual meeting to be known as The Pow-Wow (an Algonquin Indian word meaning "get together").
www.trail-rides.ca /histtr.html   (2803 words)

 Chapter 107.
He was obliged to wait for more soldiers, and the waiting was hard for men with the memories of Cawnpore in their hearts.
But at last Sir James Outram joined Havelock, and together they marched to Lucknow.
As the mother's cradle crooning the mountain pipes she knew.
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 Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo, by Richard F. Burton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Gaboon proper is included between the Camarones Mountains to the north, and the “Mayumba,“properly the “Yumba” country southwards, in south latitude 3° 22’,—a shore upwards of 400 miles long.
Between the Camarones River and Cape St. John (Corisco Bay), blue, rounded, and discontinuous masses, apparently wooded, rise before the mariner, and form, as will be seen, the western sub-ranges of the great basin-rim.
Mackey and Clemens, of the Corisco Mission “explored more than a hundred miles of country across the Sierra del Crystal Range of Mountains” —I am inclined to believe that a hundred miles from the coast was their furthest point.
etext.library.adelaide.edu.au /b/burton/richard/b97g/b97g.html   (19458 words)

 Browse Authors - O - Australian Dictionary of Biography Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Levey, James Alfred (1846 - 1944) public servant and philanthropist
Hannell, James (1813 - 1876) publican and politician
Du Faur, Emmeline Freda (1882 - 1935) mountaineer
www.adb.online.anu.edu.au /browse_authors_O_1.htm   (444 words)

 Feet - Knocks Me Off My Feet guide: the news, articles and latest information at your fingers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
mountaineer musings » American Idol 5 top 12
He has really good lungs and vocal chords.
E.M, Try Me by James Brown, Knocks Me Off my Feet by Stevie Wonder, and All That Scratching is Making
www.feetworld.info /knocksmeoffmyfeet   (1580 words)

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