Carl Hall (mountaineer)

Carl Christian Hall (13 August 1848 – 6 May 1908) was a Danish mountaineering pioneer.

Carl Hall
Carl Hall by Hansen & Weller.jpg
Carl Hall
Born(1848-08-13)13 August 1848
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Died6 May 1908(1908-05-06) (aged 59)
NationalityDanish
OccupationJournalist
Photographer
Mountaineer
Known for46 first ascents of Norwegian mountains, including 24 peaks in Jotunheimen
Parent(s)Carl Christian Hall
The wall Hall's Hammer between Midtre and Vetle Skagastølstind is named after Carl Hall
Store Austanbotntind, first climbed in 1883 by Carl Hall and Mathias Soggemoen.

He was born in Frederiksberg as a son of Prime Minister Carl Christian Hall. He made 46 first ascents of Norwegian mountains. He was decorated Knight of the Order of St. Olav in 1890.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter (ed.). "Carl Christian Hall". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 5 February 2016.