Science: Clamberers

In a certain type of successful small boy there is observed a spirit that cannot brook the presence of a tall tree in front or back yard until he has shinned to its topmost crotch. Among grown men, the same intolerance is manifest where parties of them scramble for the pinnacles of high mountains.

Last week, doughty Canadian and U. S. clamberers under the leadership of Captain A. H. McCarthy, British-Columbian rancher, returned from a successful clamber to the pinnacle of Mount Logan (in the southwestern corner of the Province of Yukon, Canada)....

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