Climbing the Mountains of Colorado: A History

Program Type: Exhibit
Ages: Adult


The Colorado mountains have long drawn people to them. From the early days of the Ute and Arapaho to the explorers and surveyors, from the miners and early mountaineers to the rock climbers and peak baggers, these glorious mountains have tempted many. Featuring artifacts and photographs from the collections of the American Mountaineering Museum and Western History & Genealogy, this exhibit traces the history of climbing in Colorado from its earliest inhabitants to present-day.

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