Entity Type:
Keswick Museum
Mountain Heritage collections:
Ice Axe used in the 1920's in the Lake District and Alps, Ice axe c1920, Pair of men's Lawrie climbing boots (1950s?), Pair of ladies nailed walking boots (1950's?). Examples of the 3 types of nail used on climbing boots, each costing 9d each. George Robinson, Bank Street, Keswick, made boots but would also nail a pair of boots for customers, which took 2 hours. A piece (70mm long) of the mountain rope used by the party who lost their lives on Scafell on 21st September 1903. In the Museum 'library': a complete run of the Fell and Rock Journals from issue 36 to 78. It seems that most of this relevant material has been donated since 1991 and has not been accessioned.
Access conditions:
Contact details:
Duty Officer : Jamie Barnes
Postal address:
Keswick Museum and Art Gallery, Fitz Park, Station Road, Keswick, Cumbria
CA12 4NF
Telephone number:
017687 73263
Keswick Mountain Rescue Team exhibition, Sept 2005
2006-08-06 00:00:00
Maxine Willett
Access Points:
Keswick Museum
Rock climbing
Related Items:
016 : Climbing Boots
019 : Rock-climbing boots
226a : Candle lantern
229a : Harness
229b : Karabiner
231 : Triplex boots
232a : Compass
232b : Case
240 : Crampons
241 : Crampons
242 : Crampons
243 : Karabiner
244 : Karabiner
245 : Deadman
246 : Karabiner
251 : Ice Axe
252 : Ice Axe
253 : Ice Axe
254 : Ice Axe
256 : Rucksack
274a : Box tent
274b : Box tent inner
274c : Box tent poles
286 : Ice hammer
293 : Harness
294a : Oxygen cylinder
294b : Oxygen cylinder
294c : Terrordactyl
295a : Crampons
295b : Boots
298 : Harness
301a : Sleeping Bag
310aa : Trousers
310bb : Mittens
310d : Jacket
310fi : Vest
310fii : Long johns
310g : Overboots
310hi : Jacket
310hii : Trousers
310i : Rucksack
310j : Boots
310p : Rucksack
310q : Rucksack
310r : Snow goggles
310si : Jacket
310sii : Trousers
310u : Balaclava
310v : Balaclava
310x : Mittens
310y : Gauntlets
310z : Balaclava
316a : Jacket
316b : Trousers
316c : Mittens
316d : Overboots
317b : Boots
324b : Boots
324c : Gaiters
324d : Snow goggles
324l : Snow shoes
324m : Mitts
324n : Overboots
324o : Mitts
324p : Mitts
324q : Overboot
325a : Down Suit
325b : Wind Suit
325c : Salopettes
325d : Jacket
329a : Cagoule
329b : Salopettes
329c : Salopettes
329d : Jacket
329e : Salopettes
329f : Wind Suit
329g : Jacket
344 : Glacier glasses
B008 : Lakeland Rock Classic climbs with Chris Bonington
B010 : The Climber's Handbook
B012 : Invisible on Everest - Innovation and the gear makers
B018 : The Edge : An anthology of climbing adventures
B021 : A Brief History of British Mountaineering
B034 : The Long Routes - Mountaineering rock climbs in Snowdonia and the Lake District
B070 : Rock Climbing
B218 : A Century on the Crags
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London University: School of Oriental and African Studies
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