Thanks for the input.
I got the info locally and didn't double check when I submitted the page. Penck is not the first ascender. I'll change the info on the page. Do you, or anyone else know more about the first ascent?
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe