Category: hiking

In 1760, Horace Benedict de Saussure, a naturalist hoping to gain scientific information, offered a reward to anyone who could make the full climb up Mont Blanc, the highest mountain peak in Europe. It was 26 years before Dr. Michel Paccard was able to complete the climb and earn the reward.

Hiking in the snow at Bullhead Pond, Warren, Ohio, December 1959. Photographed by Walter Reed.

Exploring Saas-Fee, Switzerland, 1949.

A day out of gentlemen.

A snapshot in forest, Germany, 1929.

England, 1927