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W. A. B. Coolidge

William Augustus Brevoort Coolidge (August 28, 1850 – May 8, 1926) was an American historian, theologian and mountaineer. [1]

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Aiguille de Chambeyron

Aiguille de Chambeyron (3,412m) is a mountain of the Cottian Alps and is the highest mountain of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in southeast France.

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Aiguilles d'Arves

The Aiguilles d’Arves is a mountain in the Arves massif in the French Alps.

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Ailefroide

The Ailefroide (3,954 m) is a mountain in the Massif des Écrins in the French Alps, and is the third highest peak in the Dauphiné Alps after the Barre des Écrins and La Meije.

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Alpine Club (UK)

The Alpine Club was founded in London in 1857 and is the world's first mountaineering club.

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Alps

The Alps (Alpi; Alpes; Alpen; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, stretching approximately across eight Alpine countries: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia, and Switzerland.

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Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion is an international association of churches consisting of the Church of England and of national and regional Anglican churches in full communion with it.

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Boston

Boston (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Chüebodenhorn

The Chüebodenhorn is a 3,070 metres high mountain in the Lepontine Alps, located on the border between the cantons of Valais and Ticino.

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Christian Almer

Christian Almer Christian Almer (29 March 1826 – 17 May 1898) was a Swiss mountain guide and the first ascentionist of many prominent mountains in the western Alps during the golden and silver ages of alpinism.

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Concord, New Hampshire

Concord is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Hampshire and the county seat of Merrimack County.

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Elizabeth College, Guernsey

Elizabeth College is a single sex, independent school in the town of St Peter Port, Guernsey.

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Exeter College, Oxford

Exeter College (in full: The Rector and Scholars of Exeter College in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England and the fourth oldest college of the University.

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First ascent

In climbing, a first ascent (abbreviated to FA in guidebooks) is the first successful, documented attainment of the top of a mountain, or the first to follow a particular climbing route.

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François Devouassoud

François Devouassoud (September 1831 – 1905) was a French mountain guide who made many first ascents in the Alps, notably as guide to Douglas William Freshfield, who claimed that Devouassoud "was the first Alpine guide to carry his ice-axe to the snows of a distant range".

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Golden age of alpinism

The golden age of alpinism was the period in mountaineering between Alfred Wills's ascent of the Wetterhorn in 1854 and Edward Whymper's ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865, during which many major peaks in the Alps saw their first ascents.

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald is a village and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

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Historian

A historian is a person who researches, studies and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it.

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Jungfrau

The Jungfrau (German: "maiden/virgin") is one of the main summits of the Bernese Alps, located between the southern canton of Bern and the northern canton of Valais, halfway between Interlaken and Fiesch.

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Lampeter

Lampeter (Llanbedr Pont Steffan or, more informally, Llambed) is a town in Ceredigion, South West Wales, lying at the confluence of the River Teifi and the Afon Dulas.

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Les Bans

Les Bans (3,669 m) is a mountain in the Massif des Écrins in the Dauphiné Alps, first climbed by W. A. B. Coolidge, Christian Almer and U. Almer on July 14, 1878.

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Les Droites

Les Droites (4,000 m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps and is the lowest of the 4000-metre peaks in the Alps.

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Magdalen College, Oxford

Magdalen College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Meije

La Meije is a mountain in the Massif des Écrins range, located at the border of the Hautes-Alpes and Isère départements.

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Merchant

A merchant is a businessperson who trades in commodities produced by others, in order to earn a profit.

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Meta Brevoort

Marguerite "Meta" Brevoort (1825–1876), an American mountain climber, spent her early years in a Paris convent school.

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Monte Matto

Monte Matto is a high mountain in Piedmont, in the province of Cuneo.

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Mountaineering

The term mountaineering describes the sport of mountain climbing, including ski mountaineering.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland) is the main "constituent country" (land) of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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New York

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Piz Badile

Piz Badile (3,308 m) is a mountain of the Bregaglia range in the Swiss canton of Graubünden and the Italian region of Lombardy, the border between the two countries running along the summit ridge.

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Ronald W. Clark

Ronald William Clark (2 November 1916 – 9 March 1987) was a British author of biography, fiction and non-fiction.

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Scherbadung

The Scherbadung (also known as Pizzo Cervandone) is a mountain of the Lepontine Alps on the Swiss-Italian border.

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Silver age of alpinism

The silver age of alpinism is the name given in Great Britain to the era in mountaineering that began after Edward Whymper and party's ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865 and ended with W. W. Graham and party's ascent of the Dent du Géant in 1882.

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St. Paul's School (New Hampshire)

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Theology

Theology is the systematic and rational study of concepts of God and of the nature of religious ideas, but can also mean the learned profession acquired by completing specialized training in religious studies, usually at a university, seminary, or school of divinity.

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University of Wales, Lampeter

University of Wales, Lampeter (Prifysgol Cymru, Llanbedr Pont Steffan) was a university in Lampeter, Wales.

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Unterbächhorn

The Unterbächhorn is the highest summit overlooking Belalp in the canton of Valais.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._A._B._Coolidge

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