American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Polar Exploration

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  • Publication Year: 1934

New Traverse from Hermit Hut. Miss G. Engelhard, Ern Feuz Leaving Hermit Hut at 5.30 a.m., August 27th, 1933 crossed Sifton glacier and traversed Mt. Grizzly (9,061 ft.; 3 hrs 30 m.) an intermediate peak, and Mt. Ursus Minor (9,026 ft.), descending by its south arête to Baloo Pass and thence to Glacier Total time 13 hrs.

A long traverse, broken by gendarmes, with no great difficulty, the climbing being on well-defined ledges, slabs and boulders. Rope used only twice, in descending pitches where the rock was slightly overhanging.

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