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Canada's Mountains:
The Timeline of Canadian Mountaineering History

Anthony Henday is likely the first European to see the Rocky Mountains
David Douglas makes the first recorded Canadian ascent when he climbs Mt. Brown in the Rockies
The last spike in the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) is driven at Craigellachie in the Monashee Range in the Columbia Mountains
The CPR brings Swiss mountain guides to western Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) holds its founding meeting in Winnipeg
George Kinney and Donald Phillips climb of Mt. Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. It was hailed as the first ascent of the peak, but later became controversial since it was believed to have fallen a few feet short of the actual summit. In 1913, Conrad Kain ascends Mt. Robson without dispute
A.P. Coleman explores the Torngat Mountains of Labrador
Throughout the decade, highways are built linking Rocky Mountain towns Banff, Lake Louise, Radium and Golden
Major Edward Wheeler is the first Canadian to participate in an Everest expedition. The first British expedition on Everest, it includes legend George Mallory. A prominent surveyor, Wheeler maps 1,500 square kilometres around the world's tallest mountain
The first ascent of Canada's tallest peak, Mt. Logan, an expedition led by the ACC
The first recorded ascent in Quebec is made on Mont Césaire by John Brett
European and British climbers come to Canada and revolutionize climbing attitudes and techniques, introducing the scaling of sheer rock faces that was popular in Europe and a fresh zeal all about the joy of climbing
Helicopters are used to transport climbers for the first time on Mt. Gilbert in the Coast Mountains
The first rock climb in Ontario is performed by Allen Bruce-Robertson, David Fisher, Marnie Gilmour and Katherine Starr
Winter climbing grows in popularity
G. Hattersley Smith leads an expedition to the top of Barbeau Peak on Ellesmere Island, the highest point in eastern North America
Bugs McKeith pioneers waterfall ice climbing
North America's first indoor climbing wall is built at Mount Royal College in Calgary
The first ascent of Mont D'Iberville/Caubvick, the highest peak in the Torngats
On a British expedition, Chic Scott becomes the first Canadian to reach a Himalayan summit (Myagdi Matha)
Crag climbing becomes popular
Canadians climb Mt. Everest; Laurie Skreslet reaches the summit first, followed by Pat Morrow
Sharon Wood becomes the first North American woman to climb Mt. Everest
Pat Morrow climbs the last of the Seven Summits, becoming the first person to climb the set of the seven continents' highest peaks
Sport climbing grows in popularity
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society mounts an expedition to obtain the definitive measure of Mt. Logan's height, determining it to be 5,959 m
The first Canadian ascent of K2, the world's second tallest mountain, is made by Jim Haberl and Dan Culver on the Pakistan-China border
On May 25, Ross Watson of Cochrane, AB, became the first blind climber to summit Mount Logan, YK, Canada's highest peak
The Banff Mountain Film Festival turns 25, marking its anniversary with a week-long celebration that gathered renowned mountaineers such as Sir Edmund Hillary, and Canadians Pat Morrow and Peter Croft
Calgarians Dave Rodney and Deryl Kelly reach the top of Mount Everest on May 24, creating two new records. The climb makes Rodney the only Canadian to summit the world's highest peak twice and 25-year-old Deryl Kelly the youngest Canadian to reach the summit
Urszula Tokarska reaches the top of Mount Everest on June 2nd becoming the 3rd Canadian woman to reach it’s summit and the first Canadian woman to climb the ‘Seven Summits’ the highest point on every continent.
The Alpine Club of Canada celebrates their 100th Anniversary.

SOURCE: Canadian Geographic