American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Alaska, Mt. Shand

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  • Publication Year: 1949

Mt. Shand. The peak which rises to about 13,000 ft. ten miles S.E. of Mt. Hayes in the Alaska Range has been officially named Mt. Shand by the Board on Geographic Names. Temporarily called Mt. Bagley, the peak was climbed on 12 August 1941 by the late William Shand, Jr., with Benjamin G. Ferris, Jr., shortly after their participation in the first ascent of Mt. Hayes.1

H. S. H., Jr.

1See B. G. Ferris, Jr., “A New Ascent in the Hayes Range,” A.A.J., IV (1942), 335-40, and ‘‘In Memoriam: William Shand, Jr.,” A.A.J., VI (1947), 423-4.

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