American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Christian Kaufmann, 1873-1939

  • In Memoriam
  • Climb Year:
  • Publication Year: 1939

Christian Kaufmann, last survivor of Whymper’s 1901 climbing party in the Canadian Rockies, died at Grindelwald on January 23rd, 1939, at the age of sixty-six. Kaufmann was active in Canada for several seasons thereafter, guiding the late Sir James Outram in 1902, when the first ascents of Mts. Columbia, Bryce and Forbes were made under his leadership. [Port. in Klucker’s Adventures.]

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