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Tags (61), American Alpine Club (61), climbing (23), mountaineering (12), alpineering (9), history (8), adventure (7), exploration (6), guidebook (5), Everest (5) — see all tags

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About meEstablished in 1916, the AAC Library is the largest mountaineering library in the Western Hemisphere. 20,000 circulating books, 6,000 rare books, plus photographs, 16mm film, lantern slides, manuscripts, diaries, scrapbooks, climbing gear - all of it documenting mountain environments and activities.

About my libraryThe library is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday. American Alpine Club, Colorado Mountain Club and Friends of the Library members can check out books and dvds in person or by mail. The library staff is available to answer reference questions by email and in person.

GroupsEcology and the environment, Librarians who LibraryThing, Maps and Atlases, Mountaineering and Mountains, Non-Fiction Readers, Outdoor Readers, Sustainability, Travel and Exploration literature


Favorite bookstoresClear Creek Books

Favorite librariesAmerican Alpine Club Library, Belmar Branch (Jefferson County Public Library), Boulder Public Library, Denver Public Library - Central Library, Lakewood Branch (Jefferson County Public Library), Penrose Library, University of Denver


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Real nameAmerican Alpine Club Library

LocationGolden, Colorado

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Member sinceAug 17, 2007

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