Summiting Mount Logan in 1925: Fred Lambart’s personal account of the treacherous climb and descent of the highest peak in Canada

When Howard “Fred” Lambart’s (1880–1946) painful, frozen feet finally touched solid ground again on July 4, 1925, he thought he would feel elated. After all, it had been 44 days since he and his fellow mountaineers had made contact with anything other than snow and ice on their ascent of Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak (5,959 m). In this challenge, you will find a detailed and intimate account of the thrills and extreme hardships of this remarkable climb.

Each page is filled with captivating and often critical observations, which help us to deepen our understanding of Lambart’s expedition. This challenge allows users to tag images and transcribe entries from Lambart’s diary!

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