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Rosie Balsam (Kent)
Active in the DPS: 1947-1967
Daughter of DPS member Eric Kent

Photo by Niles Werner
Louise & Niles Werner Collection

Rosie on summit of Owens Peak May 8 1949

Photographer:  Unknown (but probably Niles Werner) Donated by Rosie & Lloyd Balsam

Rosie Kent & Roland Kent on top of
New York Butte or Montgomery Peak?

Rosemarie and Lloyd Balsam  Collection

Lloyd and Rosie Balsam on Honeymoon cruise on Lake Mead (married June 9 1950

Rosie Balsam sitting on rock. Moonset setting behind Sierra crest in background.

Photo by Lloyd Balsam
Rosemarie and Lloyd Balsam Collection
Rosemarie and Lloyd Balsam Collection

Rosie Balsam glamour shot standing next to Bill Henderson's WWII surplus truck (Brunhilde) dated 1948

Margie Henderson (left) and Rosie Balsam (Rosie Kent at the time) after 10-day climbing trip in Sierra Nevada Aug. 1949 (George Creek trailhead?).

Rosemarie and Lloyd Balsam Collection

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1947 Joined the Desert Peaks Section
1952 Secretary - Desert Peaks Section
1952 Member - Education Committee
1953 Member - Chapter Membership Committee
1953 DPS Emblem on New York Butte
1953 Secretary - Ski Mountaineering Section
1954 Member - Chapter Membership Committee
1954 Member - Ski Mountaineering Section
1957 Historian - Desert Peaks Section
1958 Vice Chairman - Ski Mountaineering Section
1967 Last year active in the Desert Peaks Section

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