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Do nothing in haste, look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end.
The thing to be wished for, is not that the mountains should become easier, but that men should become wiser and stronger.
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Holding hands at midnight 'Neath a starry sky… Nice work if you can get it, And you can get it if you try.
April 27, 1840
September 16, 1911
Edward Whymper was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. Four members of his climbing party were killed during the descent.
Scrambles Amongst the Alps (1871)
The Ascent of the Matterhorn (1880)
Matterhorn: The Quintessential Mountain
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