MTR.2011.2 Mountaineers Film Collection, Mountaineer Climbing Films

For notes and video clips, click the link in the Title column below.

TitleDateFormatLengthReelsVideo TransferArchive LocationComments
Snow Slopes1929-3016mm, B&W, silent19 min.12004, DigiBetaUW Special CollectionsWhitehorse, Index, Chair Peak, Circle Tour, Red Mtn, Guye Peak.
Ascent of the Tooth194016mm, color, silent17 min.12004, DigiBetaUW Special CollectionsJim Crooks and Fred Beckey climb South Face of The Tooth near Snoqualmie Pass.
Ascent of Mt Cruiserc194016mm, color, silent8 min.12007, MiniDVUW Special CollectionsClimbing the South Corner of Mt Cruiser in the Olympics. (MiniDV tape has been lost, but we have AVI copy.)
Tumwater Canyon Rock Climbing1940s16mm, color, silent21 min.12007, MiniDVUW Special CollectionsFred Beckey and friends demonstrate rock climbing techniques.
Ascent of Lighthouse Tower194916mm, color, silent23 min.22004, DigiBetaUW Special CollectionsFred Beckey, Joe Hieb, Pete Schoening, and Dick Widrig climb Lighthouse Tower in the Cashmere Crags (2 copies).
Alpine First Aidc196016mm, color, silent26 min.22010, MiniDVUW Special CollectionsDr. Warren Spickard and others demonstrate first aid techniques for mountaineering. There are two copies of this film.
This is Self Arrest196716mm, color, sound9 min.52010, MiniDVUW Special CollectionsJim Whittaker narrates instructional film about self arrest. The film reel says "Pierce County Library #7." The Mountaineer Archives contain another reel labeled "Self Arrest (1)" plus originals of the film (A&B rolls) and soundtrack (audio tape).