Pic du Midi d'Ossau, Pyrénées Mountains, France

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Le Pic du Midi d'Ossau enneigé, pris depuis la station d'Artouste... (Mon premier contact avec la montagne :) ! )

A 1937 poster depicting a summertime view of the Artouste ski area, with the towering Pic du Midi d’Ossau in the background, in the French Pyrenees. Illustration by E. Paul Champseix.


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#Balto .Celebrated sled dog Balto with Gunnar Kaasen. (Photo: Brown Brothers.) Norwegian immigrant Gunnar Kaasen was the musher on the dog team that successfully delivered diphtheria antitoxin to Nome, Alaska in 1925. Lead dog for that final leg of the 600-mile trip was the indomitable Balto.

Alaska Musher. http://www.old-picture.com

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