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Entity Type:
Corporate
Name:
Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection
General statement about the institution:
This collection has been put together by Mick Tighe over the last twenty years via purchase, donation, loan or salvage. The end result being a comprehensive and tangible tour through Scottish mountaineering from the early 1900's to the present day. Most of the collection relates to Ben Nevis but also covers the wider Scottish, and English, scene
Mountain Heritage collections:
A significant collection of mountain memorabilia in Scotland, comprising in excess of two thousand items of mountaineering, climbing, camping, skiing and mountain rescue items; myriad of associated books, photographs and papers. For example, ice axes (from Victorian era to present day - 60+); Boots (80 pairs); Camping stoves (Optimus, Primus, Petrol, Parrafin & meths - 25); Skis (20 sets); Snow shoes (5 pairs); Navigation items (maps, compasses etc - dozens); rucksacks (20); clothing items (dozens); mountain rescue stretchers (10); Cameras & projectors (10); photo items (1000's); Books & magazines (100's)
Access conditions:
No access at present
Contact details:
Mick Tighe
Postal address:
Postcode:
Telephone number:
01397 712356
Email address:
nevismick@yahoo.com
Created:
2006-08-06 00:00:00
Creator:
Maxine Willett
Access Points:
Equipment
Scotland
Scottish Mountain Heritage Collection
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
B010 : The Climber's Handbook
B012 : Invisible on Everest - Innovation and the gear makers
B045b : The Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal
Related Entities:
Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University archives
Doncaster Archives Department
East Sussex Record Office
Keswick Museum
Munro Society
Nuts Museum
Science Museum Library
Spiritburner
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