American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Washington-Olympics, Mount Cruiser, West Face

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  • Publication Year: 1960

Mount Cruiser, West Face. In July, 1959 Don Anderson and Roy Harniss made the first ascent of this face, which was consistently class 4 and required iron for safety on occasional leads. The ascent was completed in six hours.

Mount Cruiser, West Face. This 250-foot wall, which was consistently class 5, was first done in August by Jerry Koch and Don Anderson. The party reports some very difficult climbing.

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