ascent of Mount St. Elias [Alaska]

by Filippo De Filippi

Publisher: A. Constable in Westminster

Written in English
Published: Pages: 240 Downloads: 459
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  • Savoia, Luigi Amedeo di, -- duca degli Abruzzi, -- 1873-1933.,
  • St. Elias, Mount

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Fleming Collection.

Statementby H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, duke of the Abruzzi ; narrated by Filippo de Filippi ; illustrated by Vittorio Sella and translated by Signora Linda Villari with the author"s supervision.
ContributionsSella, Vittorio.
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LC ClassificationsF912 S15 F4
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Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16556825M

The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska, by H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amadeo di Savoia, Duke of the Abruzzi. London: Archibald Constable and Co., Photographs By Vittorio Sella, Etc. First English Edition. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good / No Jacket. This, our most popular flightseeing tour, has three different routes available; Bagley Icefield, University Range, or the Wrangell Mountains. Each route portrays the full majesty of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park: some of the tallest mountains and largest glaciers in North America, a variety of stunning land forms, lush valleys, and resident. What is the boldest ascent doesn’t ultimately matter, however. But taking a journey in search of the boldest ascent in Alaska will tell us more about this place and what draws us to climb in such brash style than the answer. Let’s go back to the first candidate: First Ascent of Mount St. Elias.   Category Travel & Events; Song Closer To The Edge; Artist Thirty Seconds to Mars; Writers Brian Howes, John L. Cooper; Licensed to YouTube by.

In , Mount Lucania was the highest unclimbed peak in North America. Located deep within the Saint Elias mountain range, which straddles the border of Alaska and the Yukon, and surrounded by glacial peaks, Lucania was all but inaccessible.4/5. Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is America's largest and most rugged national park, containing one of the world's least visited expanse of mountain terrain. Bordering Canada's Yukon, this vast area is filled with immense glaciers and ice fields, hundreds of unclimbed mountains, and North America's second and fourth highest summits. Wrangell-St. Elias and its Canadian neighbor, Kluane National Park, were set aside to preserve the foothills, glaciers and peaks of the Wrangell, Chugach, and St. Elias mountain area includes many of the highest mountains and largest ice fields in North America. Superb mountaineering experiences found nowhere else in the world exist here. "The Ascent of Denali" () by Hudson Stuck recounts the expedition that first conquered Mt. McKinley. Stuck recruited Harry Karstens, a respected guide, to join his expedition. Other members were Walter Harper and Robert G. Tatum, b and two student volunteers from the mission school.

The ascent of Mount St. Elias by H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo de Savoia, duke of the Abruzzi by Filippo De Filippi 1 edition - first published in Not in Library.   Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (), the largest national park in the United States, stretches from the ocean to Mount St. Elias, at 18, feet the third tallest in the country. Mount St. Elias by Kiefer» Mon pm 3 Replies Views Last post by Bergshrund Wed am Eatly August Climbs in Wengell St. Elias NP by BigMitch» Tue am 10 Replies Views Last post by Steve Gruhn Wed pm.

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The ascent of Mount St. Elias >Author: Filippo De Filippi, Linda White Mazini Villari, Vittorio Sella. Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Filippi, Filippo, Ascent of Mount St. Elias >. Westminster: Archibald Constable, West of this new peak, at about the same distance and due north of St.

Elias, we descried another great mountain at °, which we believed to be identical with the peak christened Mount Bear by Russell in Finally, to the north-west, some miles off, a conical peak soared up at °, apparently of even greater height than the other two. Internet Archive BookReader The ascent of Mount St Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere.

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Elias was first climbed on J by an expedition led by famed explorer Prince Luigi Amadeo di Savoia. Mount Saint Elias (5, m), also designated Boundary Peakis the second highest mountain in both Canada and the United States, being situated.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Filippi, Filippo, Ascent of Mount St. Elias >. New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company []. The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska Filippo DE FILIPPI ( - ), translated by Linda WHITE MAZINI VILLARI ( - ) Although Mount St.

Elias had been known to native Americans for thousands of years and to Europeans since when Vitus Bering saw the peak and gave it its current name, it was not successfully climbed until by. The ascent of Mount St. Elias [Alaska] Item Preview Tight binding - tables go into gutter near end of book.

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Rate it * You Rated it *. The Ascent of Mount St. Elias Alaska by H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo de Savoia, Duke of the Abruzzi Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, Author: Filippo De Filippi: Publisher: Frederick A.

Stokes Company, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation. The second highest peak in both the U.S. and Canada, Mt. Elias has immense vertical relief, comparable to Denali and peaks in the Himalayas.

Climbed scarcely more than fifty times since the first ascent inthis remote summit offers experienced climbers a world class mountaineering challenge. The ascent of Mount St.

Elias (Alaska) Statement of Responsibility: by H.R.H. Prince Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, duke of the Abruzzi ; narrated by Filippo de Filippi ; illustrated by Vittorio Sella and tr.

by Signora Linda Villari with the author's supervision. Although Mount St. Elias had been known to native Americans for thousands of years and to Europeans since when Vitus Bering saw the peak and gave it its current name, it was not successfully climbed until by a party lead by Prince Luigi Amadeo di Savoia, Duke of the Abruzzi.

This is the story of that expedition. Mount St. Elias was not climbed again for another 50 Author: Filippo De Filippi. This book was published in Westminster [London] by Archibald Constable and Co in The book measures mm tall x mm, and has pages, 34 b/w plates, 2 folding color maps, 4 folding half-tone panoramas, halftone text ills, 6 appendices, bibliography.

This is the classic account of the first ascent of Mt. Elias in Alaska. Since St. Elias Alpine Guides has provided Alaska mountaineering trips and courses in North America’s premier mountain wilderness, the Wrangell St.

Elias National Park. With over first ascents in the Park to our name, we have the knowledge and experience to make your trip a success. The Ascent of Mount St. Elias book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally /5. Sorry for creating a mess in Mt. Elias climbing and skiing history.

We didn’t plan to claim the first ski descent of Mt. Elias. We knew that this group did it in the year and we knew about Mira Face which has been skied by Mr. Glick too (couldn’t believe he waited for 3 weeks on the face for conditions, that’s hardcore!!!).

The south side of Mt. Elias, located on the border of Alaska and Yukon Territory, has the longest vertical ski run in the world. From the ocean this mountain shoots up to 18,'.

Janelle Smiley, Jed Porter, and myself started from the ocean, climbed to the top, and skied ab' of Harvard Route. Mount Saint Elias, second highest peak (18, feet [5, metres]) of the St. Elias Mountains, on the Canada–United States (Alaska) border, 70 miles ( km) northwest of Yakutat, Alaska.

The mountain rises north of Malaspina Glacier. Vitus Bering became the first official European discoverer of. THE ASCENT OF MOUNT ST. ELIAS [ALASKA] BY H.R.H. PRINCE LUIGI AMEDEO DI SAVOIA, DUKE OF THE ABRUZZI Filippo de Filippi 1st USA ed VG By: Filippi, Filippo de, Photographs by Vittorio Sella.

Duke of the Abruzzi Price $ ~ Regular $, You Save $ (71%). The Abruzzi Ridge is a mountaineering route on Mount Saint Elias, ascending the north side of the was first climbed by Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi inand named in his honor.

Although listed in the influential guidebook Fifty Classic Climbs of North America, the route is rarely climbed today due to glacial changes and the danger of icefall avalanches from the northeast face. THE ASCENT OF MOUNT ST.

ELIAS [ALASKA] BY H.R.H. PRINCE LUIGI AMEDEO DI SAVOIA, DUKE OF THE ABRUZZI Filippo de Filippi 1st UK edition Near Fine By: Filippi, Filippo de, Photographs by Vittorio Sella. Duke of the Abruzzi Price $ ~ Regular $, You Save $ (63%). The Ascent of Mount Bona.

Allen CarpÉ. THE St. Elias range, which borders the coast of the Gulf of Alaska from Cross Sound to a somewhat indefinite boundary with the Chugach mountains west of Mt. Elias, contains some of the grandest elevations of our continent.

A portfolio of stock photos of Mt. Elias. See my stock photo section of the website for a complete array of Wrangell – St. Elias National Park and Preserve photos. Elias claims the unique mantle of being the 2nd highest mountain in 2 separate countries.

High Alaskan Ascents, Mt. Sanford, Wrangell/St. Elias National Park International Mountain Guides. Wrangell/St. Elias is the largest National Park in the United States. It is greater in size than the entire country of Costa Rica.

Of its million acres, 5 million are. See also “The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley),” by Hudson Stuck. Elias (18, ft.) by H. Prince Luigi of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi, J “The Ascent of Mount St. Elias by H.

Prince Luigi,” narrated by Filippo di Filippi; translated by Linda Villari. London, Mount Blackburn (16, ft.) by Miss Dora. A Narrative of Summer Travel in the Interior of Alaska Illustrated. 8vo Net $ “His book is a worthy contribution in a fascinating field of natural and geographical science as well as an entertaining record of highly expert and continually risky exploration.” —Phila.

The coastal mountains in the St. Elias Range of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, topped by 18,' Mt. Elias, are among the least visited mountains of their elevation in North America. Mountaineering is made especially challenging by a stormy weather pattern including an excess of inches of precipitation a year.

The ascent of Mount St. Elias Printed in England. "Works on Alaska in general": p. [] Also available in digital form. "Works on Alaska in general": p. [] Also available in digital form. In addition to being America's largest national park (larger than Rhode Island and Vermont combined!), Wrangell-St.

Elias is home to the continent’s most impressive list of superlatives. The Alaska, Chugach and Wrangell-Saint Elias ranges converge in what is referred to as the "mountain kingdom of North America." This spectacular wilderness includes the continent's largest assemblage of.On a clear day, you’ll see the Gulf of Alaska, Kachemak Bay, and Mount Redoubt, an active volcano in the Aleutian Range.

hours (50 minutes total flight time). Fire Safari – Tour or Day Hike Very few people get the chance to walk around an active volcano. • Mount Juneau and Mount Roberts: They attest to the untamed wilderness that lies just beyond the souvenir shops.

Climb the six-mile, 3,foot ascent of Mount Roberts on foot, or do it the easy way by taking the Mount Roberts Tramway, leaving right from town and ending with a fantastic view at 1, feet.