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Description : The first technical mountain climbing purely for recreational purposes in North America occurred in the mountains near Glacier House. In 1899, the first Swiss guides were hired to introduce novice groups to the world of mountaineering and glacier travel.

The nearby Great Glacier (now known as the Illecillewaet Glacier) was a major attraction.

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