American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing
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North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies

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  • Publication Year: 1955

Canadian Rockies. A party of six from Washington, D. C., including Don Hubbard and Sterling Hendricks, made first ascents of the four mountains on the ridge between the Lyell Ice Field and Bush Mountain. These were Icefall Peak of Bush Mountain (10,420 feet), Kemmel (10,160 feet), LaClytte (9,505 feet), and Lens (10,160 feet). Icefall Peak, which gave the best climbing, was ascended by a steep eastern snowfield and glacier to the summit ridge. The time was 12 hours from a camp at timberline east of Mt. Kemmel. A solo ski ascent of Mt. Kemmel was made by Joan Showacre.

Sterling Hendricks

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