Letter from Lawrence Pilkington to his mother

Scope and Content

Letter sent from the Grand Hotel Kurhaus, Murren, Switzerland. Lawrence discusses the social side of mountaineering and comments on a number of observations he has made of the clientele at the hotel. He describes the English church, which guests flock to. He also comments on two accidents that have occurred on the mountains, which his mother will have heard about, and attempts to reassure her.