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Browse the gallery below to view our entire collection of images and videos, and discover rock climbing in the village of Val-David. Click on the various items to view larger images and read descriptions, or to listen and view video recordings.
Self-portrait by artist Christo Stepfanoff, showing him wearing a paint-covered smock and holding his palette and brush in one hand.
Vintage postcard looking down from a summit; two men are climbing up over a series of boulders. In the background is part of the valley of Val-David.
Black and white ad showing a climber descending with a rope against a background of sky and far horizon, with a text underneath.
Two photos of the former Auberge Le Rouet, a building in the Swiss-chalet style.
Winter scene from the 1950s showing Auberge Le Rouet, which was a small log-cabin style chalet at the time.
Portrait of a man aged about 40, taken in profile.
Close-up of the green leaves of the Canadian Wild Ginger plant.
The covers of eight books consulted for the development of the exhibition: “Val-David, Birthplace of Rock Climbing in Canada.”
Cover of the Val-David boulders guide book
Map of the Val-David, Val-Morin region showing elevations, trails and the different locations where rock climbing has been practised.
Extract from the Journal de Montréal announcing the creation of the Fédération des clubs de Montagne du Québec, accompanied by a photo and a badge.
Logo of the Dartmouth Outing Club showing a snowshoe and skis and the date 1909.
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