Tribute: centenary, death of climber Edward Whymper

11th October 2011, Comments 0 comments by Thomas Clark 2011 marks the centenary of the death of British explorer Edward Whymper The famed mountaineer climbed many of the worlds most treacherous summits. He was the first to ascend several of the highest peaks in the Alps, the Canadian Rockies and the Andes. But it was his Matterhorn triumph and the subsequent [...]

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