Hermann learning to climb#

Climbing Grillmayer Route to top of Yamnuaska und guidance ot Grassmann.

  • Hermann Maurer (left), Kes Salkauskas (right) learning to climb on Mount Yamnuaska near Calgary under the guidance of Eckhahrt Grassmann, mathematician and mountain pioneer originally from Switzerland. Grassmann did a number of (even winter) first ascents, but died in a mountain accident near Jaspers.