Jakob Anderegg

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Jakob Anderegg (standing, top left), with the members of the Walker family, A. W. Moore, and his cousin Melchior Anderegg (standing, top right) 1870

Jakob Anderegg (11 March 1829, in Oberwil im Simmental – 17 September 1878, in Meiringen) was a Swiss mountain guide and the first ascensionist of many prominent mountains in the western Alps during the golden and silver ages of alpinism. Jakob Anderegg made the first ascent of the following peaks or routes:


  • Dangar, D. F. O. (1961). "Jakob Anderegg" (PDF). Alpine Journal: 89–99.
  • Fleming, Fergus (2003). Nach oben. Die ersten Eroberungen der Alpengipfel. München: Piper Verlag. ISBN 3492247512.

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