American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Wyoming, Table Mountain, Northeast Buttress

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  • Publication Year: 1960

Table Mountain, Northeast Buttress. For several years climbers have peered at the three east buttresses of Table Mountain from the Lower Saddle of the Grand Teton. Yet they remained unclimbed until this past summer when two of the three were ascended. On September 6, Steve Jervis and Robert Page hiked into South Cascade Canyon and angled up to the base of the right buttress where a series of ledges led them to the bottom of the gully which separates the north from the central buttress. The route to the summit was partly in the gully and partly on the buttress immediately to the right of the gully. The difficulty was only moderate.

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