Golden Wedding

The Almers after their 1896 Golden Wedding anniversary ascent of the Wetterhorn shown in the background.

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Diego Sahagún

Diego Sahagún - Feb 13, 2011 7:24 pm - Hasn't voted

I admire them...

Hans. I've seen that pic in any of my mountaineering books. I've always admired those pioneers even known that mountaineering was invented more than a century of that pic's date in a nearby massif, the Mont Blanc.

hansw

hansw - Feb 14, 2011 11:14 am - Hasn't voted

Re: I admire them...

Yes, it’s amazing what they were capable of.

Speaking of a nearby massif this might be of interest:

Link

Cheers
/Hans

Diego Sahagún

Diego Sahagún - Feb 14, 2011 1:50 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I admire them...

By the way:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Almer

http://www.worldlingo.com/ma/dewiki/en/Christian_Almer

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