Trails. San Francisco: The California Alpine Club, December 1920 (volume 1, number 1). 24x15.5 cm, single issue, illustrations, original brown wrappers printed in black, side stapled. The first of the four annual issues, published 1920-1923. The California Alpine Club was founded in San Francisco in 1913 and by 1920 had 252 members. The club's first organized excursion into the High Sierra was in the summer of 1919. Two weeks were spent in the Kern River Canyon and adjacent territory. Enthusiasm of the participants resulted in the creation of an Annual Outings Committee and in the summer of 1920 a trip under its direction was made to the Kings River Canyon. Articles pertaining to the High Sierra in this issue are: "California as a Field for the Mountaineer" by M. F. Murphy, pp. 9-14, "A Colorful Word Picture" by Val Salmon, p. 15, "The 1920 Sierra Outing" by Matt Draghicevich, pp. 17-24, "What's in a Name?" by Helen Wild, pp. 27-28, "From the Kern to the Kings" by Al Pinther, pp. 28-31, "How Beautiful is the Night?" by Irene E. Heyer, p. 41, "Kern River Canyon and Mt. Whitney Outing of 1919" by W. C. Frankhauser, pp. 43-48, and "Knapsacking Over Harrison Pass" by Frank J. Murray, pp. 61-65. A very good copy. (#167215).
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