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North America, United States, Alaska, Attempt on Mount McKinley

Attempt on Mount McKinley. Dr. George Cloutier, Gary Kenwood, Henry Marshall and Theodore Anderson reached 17,000 feet on the west buttress route of Mount McKinley before being turned back by adverse weather. After being airlifted to the Kahiltna Glacier, they began their ascent on April 26 and left the mountain on May 13.