Don Morrison (mountaineer)

Don Morrison
Donald Kenneth Morrison (19 March 1929 – 21 June 1977) was a British climber and mountaineer.wikipedia
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Mount Morrison (Alberta)

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Among 14 first ascents made in the Rockies, Bugaboos, and Coast Range during this period were Mount Morrison (Alberta, 1955)], and Mount Jerram (1957) with Canadian climber, Jim Tarrant.
The first ascent of the peak was made in 1955 by Don Morrison.

United Kingdom

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Donald Kenneth Morrison (19 March 1929 – 21 June 1977) was a British climber and mountaineer.

Climbing

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Donald Kenneth Morrison (19 March 1929 – 21 June 1977) was a British climber and mountaineer.

Mountaineering

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Donald Kenneth Morrison (19 March 1929 – 21 June 1977) was a British climber and mountaineer.

Canada

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Morrison first became known as a pioneer rock climber in Canada, then in England’s Peak District and he led three expeditions to the Himalayas.

Peak District

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Morrison first became known as a pioneer rock climber in Canada, then in England’s Peak District and he led three expeditions to the Himalayas. Among his numerous first ascents on Peak District edges were "Blenheim", "Beaufort" (Gardom's Edge), "High Heaven" (Yarncliffe) "S.A.E", "Nova", "Red Wall" Lawrencefield Quarry, Don’s Mantle, Morrison’s Redoubt (Stanage Edge) and Robert.

Himalayas

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Morrison first became known as a pioneer rock climber in Canada, then in England’s Peak District and he led three expeditions to the Himalayas.

Latok

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He died in 1977 leading an attempt on Latok II peak in the Karakoram.

Karakoram

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He died in 1977 leading an attempt on Latok II peak in the Karakoram.

Bromley

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Morrison was born in Bromley, Kent and his family later moved to Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Kent

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Morrison was born in Bromley, Kent and his family later moved to Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Sheffield

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Morrison was born in Bromley, Kent and his family later moved to Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Yorkshire

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Morrison was born in Bromley, Kent and his family later moved to Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Royal Air Force

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While on military service with the RAF Morrison first developed his climbing skills, during travels in the Middle East, including Kurdistan, Turkey and Iraq.

Kurdistan

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While on military service with the RAF Morrison first developed his climbing skills, during travels in the Middle East, including Kurdistan, Turkey and Iraq.

Turkey

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While on military service with the RAF Morrison first developed his climbing skills, during travels in the Middle East, including Kurdistan, Turkey and Iraq.

Iraq

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While on military service with the RAF Morrison first developed his climbing skills, during travels in the Middle East, including Kurdistan, Turkey and Iraq.

Alpine Club of Canada

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Joining the Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) in 1955, he climbed and guided extensively in the Rockies around Banff and Lake Louise.

Rocky Mountains

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Among 14 first ascents made in the Rockies, Bugaboos, and Coast Range during this period were Mount Morrison (Alberta, 1955)], and Mount Jerram (1957) with Canadian climber, Jim Tarrant.

The Bugaboos

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Among 14 first ascents made in the Rockies, Bugaboos, and Coast Range during this period were Mount Morrison (Alberta, 1955)], and Mount Jerram (1957) with Canadian climber, Jim Tarrant.

Coast Mountains

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Among 14 first ascents made in the Rockies, Bugaboos, and Coast Range during this period were Mount Morrison (Alberta, 1955)], and Mount Jerram (1957) with Canadian climber, Jim Tarrant.

Climbers' Club

After returning to Sheffield, Morrison became a prominent member of the Climbers' Club (CC), Peak Climbing Club and Castle Mountaineering Club.

Gardom's Edge

Among his numerous first ascents on Peak District edges were "Blenheim", "Beaufort" (Gardom's Edge), "High Heaven" (Yarncliffe) "S.A.E", "Nova", "Red Wall" Lawrencefield Quarry, Don’s Mantle, Morrison’s Redoubt (Stanage Edge) and Robert.

Stanage Edge

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Among his numerous first ascents on Peak District edges were "Blenheim", "Beaufort" (Gardom's Edge), "High Heaven" (Yarncliffe) "S.A.E", "Nova", "Red Wall" Lawrencefield Quarry, Don’s Mantle, Morrison’s Redoubt (Stanage Edge) and Robert.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

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Actively involved with the development of outdoor education in the Peak District, he was an Assessor for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and an instructor for the Outward Bound programs at White Hall.