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Abbot, Philip S. (1867-1896) When Philip Abbot came to the Canadia...
Aemmer, Rudolph (1883-1973) After receiving his guideÍs license ...
Akeley, Mary Jobe (1878-1966) Mary Jobe, an American schoolteacher,...
Allen, Samuel (1874-1945) Samuel E. S. Allen was born in Philad...
Amery, Leopold (1873-1955) Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amer...
Barnes, Elliott Elliott Barnes had a horse ranch in the Saskatchew...
Barrett, Robert L. (1871-1969) Robert LeMoyne Barrett was the wealth...
Beaver, Samson In 1907 Mary Schaffer met a band of Stoneys and ha...
Benham, Gertrude (1867-1938) Gertrude Benham was an amazing woman....
Blakiston, Thomas (1832-1891) Thomas Blakiston was a remarkable man...
Bohren, Christian (1865-1937) Christian Bohren was from the Grindel...
Bourgeau, Eugene (1813-1877) Eugene Bourgeau was the botanist on t...
Bridgland, Morrison P. (1878-1948) Born in Toronto, Morrison Bridgland w...
Brown, Kootenai (1839-1916) "I had settled long before that when ...
Carnegie, James (Earl of Southesk) (1827-1905) At the age of 32, James Carnegie, the...
Cautley, Richard W. RICHARD CAUTLEY Richard Cautley was the Alberta r...
Cheadle, Walter (1835-1910) Together with William Fitzwilliam (Vi...
Coleman, Arthur P. (1852-1939) Born in La Chute, Quebec, Arthur Cole...
Collie, J. Norman (1859-1942) The view from the Chateau Lake Louise...
Dawson, George M. (1849-1901) George Mercer Dawson, the son of the ...
De Saint Pierre, Le Gardeur There is documentation that De Saint Pierre, a Fre...
DeSmet, Pierre-Jean (1801-1873) Father de Smet was a Catholic mission...
Douglas, David (1799-1834) David Douglas was a Scottish botanist...
Edwards, Ralph (1869-19??) A native of England, Ralph Edwards wo...
Engelhard, Georgia (1906-1985) A native of New York, Georgia Engelha...
Engler, Bruno (1915- 2001) Swiss born, Bruno Engler had become ...
Erasmus, Peter (1833-1931) Peter Erasmus was a remarkable and im...
Fay, Charles (1846-1930) Professor Charles Fay, a president of...
Feuz, Ernest (1889-1966) "He is a most enjoyable companion, an...
Feuz, Walter (1894-1985) Walter was one of the youngest of the...
Feuz, Edward jr. (1884-1981) Edward Feuz jr. was the son of Edward...
Feuz, Edward sr. (1859-1944) A professional guide in his native Sw...
Fidler, Peter (1769-1822) Peter Fidler was the first European e...
Fitzwilliam, William (Viscount Milton) (1839-1877) Together with Walter Cheadle, Viscoun...
Forest, Don 1920-2003 Born in 1920 in Hanna, Alberta, Don For...
Foster, William W. (1875-1954) (courtesy Lindsay Elms) William (Bi...
Fuhrer, Hans HANS FUHRER (1888-19??) Born in Switzerland, Han...
Gardner, Katie (1885-1974) Katie Gardner completed thirty-three ...
Geddes, Malcolm Daniel Malcolm Daniel Geddes was born in Wick, Scotland, ...
Gibson, Rex (1892-1957) According to Chic Scott, "Rex Gibson ...
Gmoser, Hans (1932-2006) Hans Gmoser was the founder of modern ...
Grant, George In 1872 George Grant, a Presbyterian Minister, ser...
Grassi, Lawrence (1890-1980) Lawrence Grassi was a remarkable indi...
Green, William Spotswood Rev. Willliam Spotswood Green and his cousin Rev. ...
Grillmair, Leo Leo Grillmair is a warm and charming man with a lo...
Habel, Jean (c.1845-1902) "The professor was no meek follower...
Harkin, James Regarding mountains, James Harkin once said: "Peop...
Harmon, Byron (1875-1942) Byron Harmon was an American who arri...
Hasler, Christian jr. (1889-1942) Christian Hasler jr. received his gui...
Hasler, Christian sr. (1857-1924) Christian Haesler sr. came to Canada ...
Hector, Sir James (1834-1907) James Hector was a geologist, natural...
Henday, Anthony After ascending a hill near what is now Innisfail ...
Hickson, J.W.A. (1873-1956) Joseph William Andrew Hickson was one...
Hind, Bob Bob Hind attended his first Alpine Club Camp in 19...
Holway, E.W.D. (1853-1923) An American banker, Edward Willett Do...
Inderbinen, Moritz (1856-1926) After becoming a guide in Zermatt, Sw...
Joachim, Adam Adam Joachim accompanied Alfred Ostheimer on his 1...
Jones, Ken (1910-2004) "Ken Jones is a real guide, he takes p...
Kahl, Heinz (1933-1966) Leo Grillmair recalled that Heinz Kah...
Kain, Conrad (1883-1934) Conrad Kain was born in Nasswald, Aus...
Kane, Paul (1810-1871) Born in Ireland, Paul Kane came to Ca...
Kaufmann Brothers Christian (1872-1939) and Hans Kaufmann (1874-1930...
King, Don A longtime resident of High River, Don King and fr...
Kinney, George (1872-1961) ñOh what a glorious sight he was tha...
Link, George K.K. George K.K. Link was a professor of botany at the ...
MacCarthy, Albert H. (1876-1956) Albert (Mack) MacCarthy was born in A...
McArthur, James J. (1856-1925) James Joseph McArthur was a Dominion ...
McGillivray, Duncan (1770-1808) Duncan McGillivray was inspired by th...
Mumm, Arnold (1859-1927) An English publisher with climbing ex...
Ostheimer, Alfred J. (1908-1983) A.J. Ostheimer was an American who fi...
Outram, James (1864-1925) In his drive to make the first ascent...
Palliser, John (1817-1887) From 1857 to 1860 Captain John Pallis...
Palmer, Howard (1883-1944) An American, Howard Palmer climbed wi...
Patterson, Raymond M. (1898-1984) After service with the military in WW...
Perren, Walter (1914-1967) Walter Perren came to Canada from Swi...
Peyto, Bill (1868-1943) After arriving in Canada from England...
Phillips, Donald (1884-1938) Everyone held the same high opinion o...
Pocaterra, George Born in a valley of the Italian Alps, George Pocat...
Porter, James (1871-1939) After joining Walter Wilcox and Rober...
Robertson, James Robert (1872 _ 1932) -courtesy Linday Elms James Rober...
Rummel, Elizabeth (1897 _ 1980) Elizabet von Rummel, the daughter o...
Sanson, Norman (1862-1949) Born and educated in Toronto, Norman ...
Sarbach, Peter (1844-1930) Peter Sarbach was the first of the Sw...
Schaffer, Mary (1861-1939) Jasper National Park was created in 1...
Scott, Chic Chic Scott was born in Calgary in 1945 and is a fo...
Simpson, George (c.1790-1860) Although it is not obvious looking ...
Simpson, Jimmy (1877-1972) Jimmy Simpson emigrated from England,...
Sinclair, James (1805-1856) In 1841 James Sinclair, a University ...
Smythe, Frank (1900-1949) Frank Sydney Smythe was a widely trav...
Strom, Erling (1897- ) Born in Norway, Erling Strom sailed t...
Stutfield, Hugh (1858-1929) Hugh Edward Millington Stutfield, tog...
Thompson, Charles S. (1869-1921) Charles Thompson climbed extensively...
Thompson, David (1770-1857) David Thompson was one of CanadaÍs m...
Thorington, J. Monroe (1895-1989) J. Monroe Thorington was an American o...
Unwin, Sid (1881-1917) "Unsurpassed in woodcraft and resourc...
Vaux, Mary (1860-1940) An American from Philadelphia, Mary V...
Vavasour, Mervin Lt. Henry James Warre of the 14th Regiment and Mer...
Waffl, Newman D. (1879-1930) An American, Newman Waffl had climbe...
Walcott, Charles D. The first fossil bed in Yoho National Park is said...
Walcott, Mary Vaux (1860-1940) An American from Philadelphia, Mary V...
Warre, Henry James Lt. Henry J. Warre of the 14th Regiment and Mervin...
Warren, Billy (1880-1943) Born in Sussex, England, Billy Warren...
Weber, Jean In the introduction to his book, "Every Other Day,...
Weiss, Joe 1896-1993 Born in Switzerland, Joe served in the ...
Westmorland, Horace Horace "Rusty" Westmorland was born in Penrith, En...
Wheeler, Arthur O. (1860-1945) Irish-born, Arthur Wheeler came to Ca...
Whymper, Edward (1840-1911) "Every night, do you understand, I se...
Whyte, Peter and Catharine PETER AND CATHARINE WHYTE After being raised in B...
Wilcox, Walter D. (1869-1949) An American student from Yale Univers...
Wilson, Tom (1859-1933) During the summer of 1882 a former me...

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Born in La Chute, Quebec, he became Professor of Geology at the University of Toronto who travelled widely in the Canadian Rockies and Selkirks. He completed a total of eight trips major exploratory trips.
Arthur P. Coleman