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Melchior Anderegg

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Melchior Anderegg (28 March 1828 – 8 December 1914), from Zaun, Meiringen, was a Swiss mountain guide and the first ascensionist of many prominent mountains in the western Alps during the golden and silver ages of alpinism. [1]

38 relations: Alphubel, Alps, Balmhorn, Bernese Alps, Blüemlisalp, Bregaglia Range, Dôme du Goûter, Dent d'Hérens, Dolomites, Edward Whymper, Finsteraarhorn, First ascent, Florence Crauford Grove, Galenstock, Golden age of alpinism, Grandes Jorasses, Horace Walker, Jakob Anderegg, Leslie Stephen, Lucy Walker (climber), Matterhorn, Meiringen, Mont Blanc, Mont Blanc massif, Monte Civetta, Monte Disgrazia, Mountain, Mountain guide, Parrotspitze, Pennine Alps, Rimpfischhorn, Silver age of alpinism, Switzerland, Uri Alps, Wildstrubel, Wood carving, Zermatt, Zinalrothorn.

Alphubel

The Alphubel (4,206 m) is a mountain of the Swiss Pennine Alps, located between the valleys of Zermatt and Saas in the canton of Valais.

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Alps

The Alps (Alpes; Alpen; Alpi; Alps; Alpe) are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe,The Caucasus Mountains are higher, and the Urals longer, but both lie partly in Asia.

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Balmhorn

The Balmhorn (3,698 m) is a mountain in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland.

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Bernese Alps

The Bernese Alps (Berner Alpen, Alpes bernoises, Alpi bernesi) are a mountain range of the Alps, located in western Switzerland.

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Blüemlisalp

The Blüemlisalp is a massif of the Bernese Alps, in the territory of the municipalities of Kandersteg and Reichenbach im Kandertal.

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Bregaglia Range

The Bregaglia Range (commonly the Bregaglia) is a small group of mostly granite mountains in Graubünden, Switzerland and the Province of Sondrio, northern Italy.

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Dôme du Goûter

The Dôme du Goûter (4,304 m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif.

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Dent d'Hérens

The Dent d'Hérens (4,174 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps, lying on the border between Italy and Switzerland.

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Dolomites

The Dolomites (Dolomiti; Ladin: Dolomites; Dolomiten; Dołomiti: Dolomitis) are a mountain range located in northeastern Italy.

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Edward Whymper

Edward Whymper (27 April 1840 – 16 September 1911) was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865.

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Finsteraarhorn

The Finsteraarhorn is the highest mountain in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland and the most prominent peak of Switzerland.

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First ascent

In mountaineering, 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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Florence Crauford Grove

Florence Crauford Grove (12 March 1838 – 17 August 1902) was an English mountaineer and author, sometimes known as F. Crauford Grove.

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Galenstock

The Galenstock (3,586 m) is the fourth highest mountain in the Urner Alps in Switzerland.

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Golden age of alpinism

The golden age of alpinism was the decade 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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Grandes Jorasses

The Grandes Jorasses (4,208 m; 13,806 ft) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif, on the boundary between Haute-Savoie in France and Aosta Valley in Italy.

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Horace Walker

Horace Walker (1838–1908) was an English mountaineer who made many notable first ascents, including Mount Elbrus and the Grandes Jorasses.

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Jakob Anderegg

Jakob Anderegg (11 March 1829, in Oberwil im Simmental – 17 September 1878, in Meiringen) was a Swiss mountain guide and the first ascensionist of many prominent mountains in the western Alps during the golden and silver ages of alpinism.

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Leslie Stephen

Sir Leslie Stephen (28 November 1832 – 22 February 1904) was an English author, critic, historian, biographer, and mountaineer, and father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.

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Lucy Walker (climber)

Lucy Walker (1836–1916) was a British mountaineer and the first woman to climb the Matterhorn.

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Matterhorn

The Matterhorn (Matterhorn; Cervino; Mont Cervin) is a mountain of the Alps, straddling the main watershed and border between Switzerland and Italy.

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Meiringen

Meiringen is a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

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Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco), meaning "White Mountain", is the highest mountain in the Alps and the highest in Europe west of Russia's Caucasus peaks.

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Mont Blanc massif

The Mont Blanc massif (Massif du Mont-Blanc; Massiccio del Monte Bianco) is a mountain range in the Alps, located mostly in France and Italy, but also straddling Switzerland at its northeastern end.

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Monte Civetta

Monte Civetta (3,220 m) is a prominent and major mountain of the Dolomites, in the Province of Belluno in northern Italy.

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Monte Disgrazia

Monte Disgrazia (3,678 m) is a mountain in the Bregaglia range in the Italian Alps.

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Mountain

A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak.

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Mountain guide

Mountain guides are specially trained and experienced professional mountaineers who are certified by national mountain guide associations which are affiliated to the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA).

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Parrotspitze

The Parrotspitze (in Italian, the Punta Parrot) (4,432 m) is a peak in the Pennine Alps of Italy and Switzerland.

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Pennine Alps

The Pennine Alps (Walliser Alpen, Alpes Pennines, Alpi Pennine, Alpes Poeninae), also known as the Valais Alps, are a mountain range in the western part of the Alps.

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Rimpfischhorn

The Rimpfischhorn (4,199 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps of Switzerland.

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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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Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Uri Alps

The Uri Alps (also known as Urner Alps, Urner Alpen) are a mountain range in Central Switzerland and part of the Western Alps.

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Wildstrubel

The Wildstrubel is a mountain of the Alps, straddling the border between the Swiss cantons of Bern and Valais.

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Wood carving

Wood carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool (knife) in one hand or a chisel by two hands or with one hand on a chisel and one hand on a mallet, resulting in a wooden figure or figurine, or in the sculptural ornamentation of a wooden object.

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Zermatt

Zermatt is a municipality in the district of Visp in the German-speaking section of the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

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Zinalrothorn

The Zinalrothorn (4,221 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps in Switzerland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melchior_Anderegg

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