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Item Type:
Object
Category:
Object
EntryNumber:
286
AccessionNumber:
4.2011.1
AccessionDate:
2011-06-16
Name:
Ice hammer
Image: Ice hammer
Brief Description:
Ice hammer (Mark II), metal, wood, nylon; metal hammer head with serrated edge affixed to wooden shaft with nylon wrist loop
Materials:
metal, wood, nylon
Dimensions:
29.5 (l) x 15.5 (w) x 2.5 (d) cm exc wrist loop
Number of Objects:
1
Maker:
Chouinard
Object Production Date:
c.1975
Provenance:
Made and used by Yvon Chouinard on the first ascent of the Direct Finish to the Diamond Couloir on Mount Kenya, 1975. Subsequently bought by donor who did the first ascent of the Breach Wall on Kilimanjaro with Dave Cheesemond in 1975. Also used in Rwenzori (Dec 75-Jan 76), on first ascent North Face of Albert couloir and first ascent West Arete of Alexandra.
Acquisition Terms:
Outright gift
Acquisition Date:
2011-06-16
Normal Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Current Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
AccessStatus:
Open
Rules:
Spectrum : the UK Museum documentation standard, 1997
Access Points:
Equipment
Ice hammer
c.1975
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Created:
2011-07-29 00:00:00
Creator:
M Willett