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Scrambles amongst the Alps

by Edward Whymper

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Published by Webb & Bower in Exeter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering -- Matterhorn (Switzerland and Italy) -- History.,
  • Matterhorn (Switzerland and Italy)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Whymper ; revised and edited by H.E.G. Tyndale.
    ContributionsTyndale, H. E. G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDQ841.M4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262p. :
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22434023M
    ISBN 100863501044

    Published in , Scrambles Amongst the Alps is Whymper’s own story of his nine years spent climbing in the Alps. One of the first books devoted to the sheer thrill of mountaineering, it is a breathtaking account of the triumph of man over mountain in a time before thermal clothing, nylon ropes, global positioning systems, and air rescues. One of the first books devoted to the sheer thrill of mountaineering, Scrambles Amongst the Alps details Edward Whymper's breathtaking first ascent of the Matterhorn and the tragic accident that befell his team on the way down. Originally published in Pages:

    Edward Whymper FRSE (27 April – 16 September ) was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in Four members of his climbing party were killed during the descent. Whymper also made important first ascents on the Mont Blanc massif and in the Pennine Alps, Chimborazo in South America, and Died: 16 September (aged 71), Chamonix, France. 30 Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years By Edward Whymper Time Period: (The first edition of Scrambles Amongst the Alps was published in by John Murray, London) Background Material Scrambles Amongst the Alps is one of the best representations of writing from the golden age of mountaineering in the mid and late ’s.

    Published in , Scrambles Amongst the Alps is Whymper's own story of his nine years spent climbing in the Alps. One of the first books devoted to the sheer thrill of mountaineering, it is a breathtaking account of the triumph of man over mountain in a time before thermal clothing, nylon ropes, global positioning systems, and air rescues/5(3). Published in , Scrambles Amongst the Alps is Whymper's own story of his nine years spent climbing in the Alps. One of the first books devoted to the sheer thrill of mountaineering, it is a breathtaking account of the triumph of man over mountain in a time before thermal clothing, nylon ropes, global positioning systems, and air rescues/5(17).


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Whymper was a prodigious climber; he once gainedfeet of altitude in the mountains in something like 30 days, attacking /5(22). Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years Edward Whymper. Murray, - Alps - pages.

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This book was published in London by John Murray in Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years Edward WHYMPER ( - ) Scrambles Amongst the Alps is one the great classics (some would say the greatest) of early mountaineering literature, and Edward Whymper () one of the leading figures of the early years of Alpine climbing.

Scrambles Amongst the Alps is one the great classics (some would say the greatest) of early mountaineering literature, and Edward Whymper one of the leading figures of the early years of Alpine climbing. Although the Matterhorn stands in ways in the center of his book, there are descriptions of many other ascents as well, in the Alps of /5().

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Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years by Edward Whymper - Cited by: Commemorating the th anniversary of the first climb of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper and his party in Julythis pictorial book features over pages of photographs of the world's most recognisable mountain, together with tantalising extracts from Whymper s own books - 'Scrambles Amongst the Alps' and 'The Ascent of the Matterhorn', and the details of Graeme.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whymper, Edward, Scrambles amongst the Alps. Cleveland, Ohio: Burrows Bros. Co., [] (OCoLC) Scrambles Amongst the Alps. Edward Whymper, Henry Edmund Guise Tyndale. Murray, - Alps - pages.

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