Clinton Thomas Dent

Clinton Thomas Dent

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Clinton Thomas Dent FRCS (7 December 1850 - 26 August 1912) was an English surgeon, author and mountaineer. The fourth surviving son of Thomas Dent, he was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. Alongside Albert Mummery, Dent was one of the most prominent of the British climbers who attempted the few remaining unclimbed mountains in the Alps in the period known as the silver age of alpinism. As an alpinist, Dent was very different from Mummery: [He] lacked the other's fiery touch, nor did he yield to the call of the mountains with Mummery's zest. Dent's expeditions had an almost austerely classic perfection ... While Mummery's alpine career hardly met with any ill will from the mountains until the very end, Dent had to wage a long and protracted war against his greatest conquest, the Dru.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135748513
  • 9786135748512