THORINGTON, J. Monroe




Author Tags: 1900-1950, Outdoors

Thorington was president of the American Alpine Club and a close friend of esteemed guide Conrad Kain. He was also editor of the American Alpine Journal and an honourary member of the Alpine Club of Canada.

BOOKS:

Kain, Conrad. Where the Clouds Can Go (New York: American Alpine Club, 1934; 1935; 1949; 1979). With Additional Chapters by, and edited by, J. Monroe Thorington

The Purcell Range of British Columbia (New York: American Alpine Club, 1946). Describes climbs from 1928 through 1933 and lists Purcell peaks exceeding 10,000 feet.

[BCBW 2007] "Outdoors" "1900-1950"