American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Wyoming, Northwest Ridge of Buck Mountain

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  • Publication Year: 1958

Northwest Ridge of Buck Mountain. On July 16, 1957 John Dietschy, Dave Dingman, and Karl Pfiffner ascended this ridge which previously, in 1953, had been descended by the use of three rappels. The difficult gendarme between the west peak and the west summit was climbed directly instead of being by-passed on the north.

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