First Ascents in 1865

Couv.verticalmagazinex300The Golden Age of Alpinism reached its climax in 1865, a remarkable year that was immortalized by over 60 first ascents across the Alps!

From the Mont-Blanc Massif to the Dolomites, we have identified :

63 alpinists : 34 British, 13 Austrians, 9 Swiss, 6 Italian and 1 French

53 guides : originating from Chamonix, Zermatt, Valtournanche, Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen,Val de Bagnes, Pontresina, Meiringen, Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Find out more : List of the First Ascents