A book entitled Manitoba Climbers: A Century of Stories from the Birthplace of The Alpine Club of Canada has just been released, just in time for the ACC’s centennial celebrations. The book contains the story “First Aid for Winter Blues” by Robert L. Peters, a first-person account of a near-epic January 1996 aid-climbing outing below the Eagle’s Nest at the Gooseneck Cliffs in NW Ontario… More information about the ACC at the national website. The book is available through most book resellers: ISBN 0-920330-50-9
Menlo Park, California
The March/April 2006 issue of Communication Arts magazine (#343) includes a review by Robert L. Peters of the ‘ERA05 World Design Congress’ held in Copenhagen, Denmark in September 2005. This multidisciplinary event grew out of a collaboration between 16 Nordic design institutions in association with the ‘three sister’ global design organizations: the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda), the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID), and the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI). Years in the planning, geographically far-flung and remarkably ambitious, this Scandinavian super-event commenced with three separate topical conferences in Helsinki, Gothenburg and Oslo before the culminating congress in Copenhagen.
Download a PDF of the CA article here (748 K).