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Esther Birney Literary Series (Zoom): Capturing the Summit
A century ago, Hamilton Mack Laing was a successful freelance naturalist, photographer and writer. He was employed by museums on expeditions within Canada. In April 1925, he was suddenly ushered in by the Victoria Memorial Museum to act as naturalist and cinematographer on the expedition attempting to make the first ascent of Mount Logan, the highest peak in the Dominion of Canada, with mountaineers such as W.W. Foster and Allen Carpe. Soon Laing would be facing the challenge of the Alaskan wild. The mountaineers would face the test of their lives.
Thursday, November 23, 2023, 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) (UTC-08:00)
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Esther Birney Lecture Series
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Capturing the Summit: Hamilton Mack Laing and the Mount Logan Expedition of 1925 with Trevor Marc. (See more information below.)
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