Alpinism (S1326)

Available in Language: Dutch "Alpinisme"

Complete: Yes, 6 cards

Condition:  Good

Edition: Original (no reproduction)

Year of issue: 1936

Publisher: Liebig's Company

Distributed in: Belgium

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Dive into the adventurous world of mountaineering with Liebig's chromo series no. 1326 from 1936, "Mountaineering". This series of six chromos pays tribute to the courage and techniques of climbers of that era, with each card illustrating a unique aspect of the climbing sport:

  1. Climbing with Pitons: Shows the technique and use of pitons for ascending steep rock faces.
  2. On the Firn: An image of climbers on the firn, a type of snowfield often found in high mountains.
  3. On the Glacier: Depicts climbers navigating glaciers, with their unique challenges and dangers.
  4. Descending with Ropes: A technique for safely descending steep slopes or rock faces using ropes.
  5. Crossing the Ridge: Shows climbers crossing a mountain ridge, one of the most challenging parts of mountaineering.
  6. In the "Chimney": Offers a glimpse into climbing through narrow, chimney-like rock fissures.
Catalogue     Number                                                       
Sanguinetti  1326
Fada 1343