Mount Whymper (Edward)
|Mount Whymper (Edward)|
|Elevation||2,844 m (9,331 ft)|
|Prominence||263 m (863 ft)|
|Location||Kootenay National Park
|Range||Canadian Rocky Mountains|
|First ascent||1901 by Edward Whymper Joseph Bossoney, Christian Kaufmann, Christian Klucker, and James Pollinger|
In 1901, Whymper and his four guides (Joseph Bossoney, Christian Kaufmann, Christian Klucker, and James Pollinger) first climbed Mount Whymper. It was renamed to honour him. Before the mountain was named Mount Lefroy. Whymper was exploring the area sponsored by Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) to promote the Canadian Rocky Mountains and the railway in his conferences.
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