Chambers, Richard Harwood (Dick)

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Chambers, Richard Harwood (Dick)

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Richard (Dick) Chambers was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, but raised in Vancouver. An active and respected member of the B.C. Mountaineering Club (BCMC) from 1946 until his death in 1999, Chambers made approximately twenty first ascents of mountains and new routes in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia between 1951 and 1967. He is most renowned for first ascents of: Mt. Matier and Joffre Peak (1957), the north summit of Mt. Fee (1958), and Ossa Mountain (1960). Other significant accomplishments include: first ascents of Siva Mountain and other summits in the Pantheon Range (1966), Camel, Rusty, and other peaks in the Niut Range (1967), and explorations in the Nahatlatch area. Chambers was an avid photographer who documented his excursions on film.


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Created January 13, 2016. SS




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