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Background imageMountain Collection: Grenadier Guards, famous the world over, are now, as part of their mechanisation

Grenadier Guards, famous the world over, are now, as part of their mechanisation, equipped with motor cycles on which tommy guns are mounted

Background imageMountain Collection: The view from the summit of Snowdon. Circa 1988

The view from the summit of Snowdon. Circa 1988

Background imageMountain Collection: Home Secretary James Callaghan having a drink with the some members of a climbing team

Home Secretary James Callaghan having a drink with the some members of a climbing team, Lord John Hunt, Chris Bonington, Mike Thompson and Don Whillans

Background imageMountain Collection: Picture shows a lady salvaging a variety of goods, such as pots and pans, plates, china

Picture shows a lady salvaging a variety of goods, such as pots and pans, plates, china, a kettle, and hoover, iron goods

Background imageMountain Collection: Tom Jones, a boy on top of the world, sings from the mountain top above his hometown of

Tom Jones, a boy on top of the world, sings from the mountain top above his hometown of Pontypridd. 27th December 1966

Background imageMountain Collection: Prince Charles at the foot of Snowdon. 5th June 1969

Prince Charles at the foot of Snowdon. 5th June 1969

Background imageMountain Collection: The Hills of Argyllshire. The rest and be thankful scenery has all the merits claimed of

The Hills of Argyllshire. The rest and be thankful scenery has all the merits claimed of it as one of Scotlands beauty spots. Argyllshire, Scotland. 7th November 1956

Background imageMountain Collection: The little boat chugs with much fuss into the haven at Inversnaid from across Loch Lomond

The little boat chugs with much fuss into the haven at Inversnaid from across Loch Lomond. Ben Vane has already retired into the night

Background imageMountain Collection: Chris Bonington, leader of a climbing group who hope to climb the southern ice

Chris Bonington, leader of a climbing group who hope to climb the southern ice and rock face of Annapurna in the Himalayas. The group are pictured at Snowdon. 11th January 1970

Background imageMountain Collection: Not a holdup gang, but four of the members of a climbing team lead by Chris Bonington who

Not a holdup gang, but four of the members of a climbing team lead by Chris Bonington who hope to climb the southern ice and rock face of Annapurna in the Himalayas

Background imageMountain Collection: Army Guns. Training exercise. Picture shows a gun mounted on a boat, (numbered 27)

Army Guns. Training exercise. Picture shows a gun mounted on a boat, (numbered 27). Location unknown. Picture taken circa 1st February 1942

Background imageMountain Collection: 8th Army mule train in Trigno. A Trigno landscape mule trains are a prominent

8th Army mule train in Trigno. A Trigno landscape mule trains are a prominent feature, with roads blocked and bridges blown

Background imageMountain Collection: In the South Eastern Command, a class was held recently

In the South Eastern Command, a class was held recently, to train Military Police in the correct procedure of dealing with a road accident

Background imageMountain Collection: When a battery of field guns is brought into action it is taken for granted that

When a battery of field guns is brought into action it is taken for granted that the gunners know the best way to get their vehicles and weapons into action

Background imageMountain Collection: For over two years British troops have been receiving training in mountain

For over two years British troops have been receiving training in mountain and snow warfare, one of the most arduous training courses undergone by soldiers

Background imageMountain Collection: Britain army Number 3 Commando troops training on ski in the snowy mountain ranges at

Britain army Number 3 Commando troops training on ski in the snowy mountain ranges at Killin, Perthshire. The instructor demonstrates the art of jumping from a small jump 22nd March 1942

Background imageMountain Collection: Britain army Number 3 Commando troops training on ski in the snowy mountain ranges at

Britain army Number 3 Commando troops training on ski in the snowy mountain ranges at Killin, Perthshire. The instructor demonstrates the art of jumping from a small jump 22nd March 1942

Background imageMountain Collection: Britain army troops training on ski in the snowy mountain ranges at Killin, Perthshire

Britain army troops training on ski in the snowy mountain ranges at Killin, Perthshire. Number 3 Commando. 22nd March 1942

Background imageMountain Collection: Polish Air Crew who have joined up with the RAF in Scotland

Polish Air Crew who have joined up with the RAF in Scotland, fly Lysander aircraft over the snowy mountains. Picture taken in Scotland. Picture taken circa 15th March 1942

Background imageMountain Collection: A member of the Home Guard, training to keep guard of the West mountains during world War

A member of the Home Guard, training to keep guard of the West mountains during world War Two. He is climbing across an area called Devils Kitchen

Background imageMountain Collection: Tom Jones, a boy on top of the world, on the mountain top above his hometown of

Tom Jones, a boy on top of the world, on the mountain top above his hometown of Pontypridd, Wales. Picture taken 27th December 1966

Background imageMountain Collection: A view of Snowdon. 19th September 1974

A view of Snowdon. 19th September 1974

Background imageMountain Collection: Snowdon from Llynnau Mymbyr. Circa 1975

Snowdon from Llynnau Mymbyr. Circa 1975

Background imageMountain Collection: Prince Charles visits, Nepal. December 1980

Prince Charles visits, Nepal. December 1980

Background imageMountain Collection: High in the Black Hills of Dakota, sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski (pictured

High in the Black Hills of Dakota, sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski (pictured) is sculpting a 600 ft high sculpture of the famous Sioux Indian Chief, Crazy Horse

Background imageMountain Collection: Picture shows the press conference for the successful British Everest Expedition team

Picture shows the press conference for the successful British Everest Expedition team, who triumphantly reached the South West Face of Everest on 24th September 1975

Background imageMountain Collection: Quarrying green slate. Lowering slate down the side of Yew Crags on the east side of

Quarrying green slate. Lowering slate down the side of Yew Crags on the east side of the Valley. In the distance in Buttermere. Lake District. 4th December 1934

Background imageMountain Collection: Scottish mountaineer Hamish MacInnes with Hamilton the St Bernard dog. Circa 1992

Scottish mountaineer Hamish MacInnes with Hamilton the St Bernard dog. Circa 1992

Background imageMountain Collection: Sheep rest in the autumn sunshine, but cloud, rain and even snow hover over the Trossachs

Sheep rest in the autumn sunshine, but cloud, rain and even snow hover over the Trossachs, enhancing the dignity of Ben Ledi. Loch Venachar, Perthshire, can be seen behind the white railings

Background imageMountain Collection: Hikers by the drought effected Neuadd Lower Reservoir, in the Brecon Beacons, South Wales

Hikers by the drought effected Neuadd Lower Reservoir, in the Brecon Beacons, South Wales, 14th July 1990

Background imageMountain Collection: Scottish scenes, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. October 1956

Scottish scenes, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. October 1956

Background imageMountain Collection: Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales was the destination for pupils of Wilberlee Junior

Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales was the destination for pupils of Wilberlee Junior School when they went on a school trip

Background imageMountain Collection: 50 pretty girls raced to the top of Lovers Mountain

50 pretty girls raced to the top of Lovers Mountain, in one of the most romantic chases of the year. The prize is an introduction to a future husband

Background imageMountain Collection: Holidaymakers board the steam train at the summit of Snowdon in Llanberis

Holidaymakers board the steam train at the summit of Snowdon in Llanberis, the base station for the Snowdon Mountain Railway - the UKs only Swiss-style rack and pinion railway. Gwynedd. August 1952

Background imageMountain Collection: Girls at Cruachan Dam. The Cruachan Dam is a pumped-storage hydroelectric dam

Girls at Cruachan Dam. The Cruachan Dam is a pumped-storage hydroelectric dam and power station in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Circa 1965

Background imageMountain Collection: Two skiers seen here on the recently opened White Lady chair lift on Cairngorm 3rd

Two skiers seen here on the recently opened White Lady chair lift on Cairngorm 3rd January 1962

Background imageMountain Collection: Children climbing on Snowdon, Circa 1940

Children climbing on Snowdon, Circa 1940

Background imageMountain Collection: Ben Arthur seen from the shores of Loch Lomond at Inversnaid. 19th July 1952

Ben Arthur seen from the shores of Loch Lomond at Inversnaid. 19th July 1952

Background imageMountain Collection: Italian troops advance at 3000 metres on a mountain outpost in the Izonzo district

Italian troops advance at 3000 metres on a mountain outpost in the Izonzo district. The Battles of the Isonzo were a series of battles between the Austro-Hungarian

Background imageMountain Collection: RIver Dee - VIew of Dee River bridge and mountains, looking eastwards to Balmoral Caste

RIver Dee - VIew of Dee River bridge and mountains, looking eastwards to Balmoral Caste and Forest. 21/7/1948

Background imageMountain Collection: Skiers seen here on the recently opened White Lady chair lift on Cairngorm 3rd January

Skiers seen here on the recently opened White Lady chair lift on Cairngorm 3rd January 1962

Background imageMountain Collection: Two skiers seen here boarding the recently opened White Lady chair lift on Cairngorm 3rd

Two skiers seen here boarding the recently opened White Lady chair lift on Cairngorm 3rd January 1962

Background imageMountain Collection: Jasper town, Alberta, Canada

Jasper town, Alberta, Canada

Background imageMountain Collection: Mountain scenery near Banff Alta, Canada

Mountain scenery near Banff Alta, Canada

Background imageMountain Collection: Great Langdale Beck in Lake District, pictured during the long hot summer drought of 1976

Great Langdale Beck in Lake District, pictured during the long hot summer drought of 1976 during the drought mountains trees bridge river dried out

Background imageMountain Collection: Sapporo Winter Olympics February 1972

Sapporo Winter Olympics February 1972

Background imageMountain Collection: Churning through layers of mud, a line of Land Rovers move cross country towards

Churning through layers of mud, a line of Land Rovers move cross country towards the Black Mountains in Wales, 14th March 1960

Background imageMountain Collection: Mr. Console, a Daily Mirror staff photographer flew across the Alps in a balloon in

Mr. Console, a Daily Mirror staff photographer flew across the Alps in a balloon in August 1912 accompanied by a Captain Spelterini. Mr



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