True Tales of Mountain Adventures For Non-Climbers Young and Old
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True Tales of Mountain Adventures For Non-Climbers Young and Old
By Mrs. Aubrey le Blond
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Table of Contents
  • TRUE TALES OF MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • ERRATA
  • CHAPTER I WHAT IS MOUNTAINEERING?
  • CHAPTER II A FEW WORDS ABOUT GLACIERS
  • CHAPTER III AVALANCHES
  • CHAPTER IV THE GUIDES OF THE ALPS: WHAT THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY DO
  • CHAPTER V THE GUIDES OF THE ALPS—(continued).
  • CHAPTER VI AN AVALANCHE ON THE HAUT-DE-CRY
  • CHAPTER VII CAUGHT IN AN AVALANCHE ON THE MATTERHORN
  • CHAPTER VIII LOST IN THE ICE FOR FORTY YEARS
  • CHAPTER IX THE MOST TERRIBLE OF ALL ALPINE TRAGEDIES
  • CHAPTER X A WONDERFUL SLIDE DOWN A WALL OF ICE
  • CHAPTER XI AN ADVENTURE ON THE TRIFT PASS
  • CHAPTER XII AN EXCITING PASSAGE OF THE COL DE PILATTE
  • CHAPTER XIII AN ADVENTURE ON THE ALETSCH GLACIER
  • CHAPTER XIV A WONDERFUL FEAT BY TWO LADIES
  • CHAPTER XV A FINE PERFORMANCE WITHOUT GUIDES
  • CHAPTER XVI THE PIZ SCERSCEN TWICE IN FOUR DAYS—THE FIRST ASCENT OF MONT BLANC BY A WOMAN.
  • CHAPTER XVII THE ASCENT OF A WALL OF ICE
  • CHAPTER XVIII THE AIGUILLE DU DRU
  • CHAPTER XIX THE MOST FAMOUS MOUNTAIN IN THE ALPS—THE CONQUEST OF THE MATTERHORN
  • CHAPTER XX SOME TRAGEDIES ON THE MATTERHORN
  • CHAPTER XXI THE WHOLE DUTY OF THE CLIMBER—ALPINE DISTRESS SIGNALS
  • GLOSSARY AND INDEX
  • GLOSSARY.
  • FOOTNOTES
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