Bradford Washburn Photographs : From The Favorites.

When: Aug 18, 2009 – Oct 26, 2009

Where: American Mountaineering Museum

A selection of Bradford Washburn’s photographic prints from his collection of personal favorites will open at the American Mountaineering Museum on June 8th. The show is scheduled to run through October 26th, 2009.

Denali North Face1

There will be two rounds of 18-20 prints hung in the museum. The first round (June to mid-August) will be a selection of Denali and Alaska-focused prints selected by Gene, Ken and Laura Karstens, the family of Harry Karstens, the namesake of Karstens’ Ridge from the first ascent of the South Summit of Denali in 1913.

The second round will run mid-August through October 26th and will include 18-20 additional selected prints from this incredible collection.

The collection is on permanent loan to the American Alpine Club from Cody Smith. Click here to learn more about the American Alpine Club Library.

Bradford Washburn was not only known for his alpine ascents, but for his incredible mountain photography and pioneering aerial photography.

LET THE BIDDING BEGIN! To participate in the Museum exhibit experience auction simply go to Ebay and place your bid! Bidding begins July 28th and ends August 3rd.  If you are the winning bidder you will be invited to the museum to choose the prints for the exhibit and for your exclusive behind the scenes experience.

*Source : – American Alpine Club Scheduled Events

** Previous story : – AAC Book Club meeting: Next One is August 11th.

Mount McKinley or Denali in Alaska – highest mountain peak in North America. /Version english and polish/

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