American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing
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North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Snow Creek Wall

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  • Publication Year: 1961

Snow Creek Wall. A direct route up the 900-foot Snow Creek Wall near Leavenworth was completed by Fred Beckey and Ron Niccoli in two days of climbing. The upper section was featured by a 300-foot solitary crack on a flawless wall that required the use of wooden wedges. About 60 pitons were used on this very steep and delicate climb, now known as the “Outer Space” route.

Fred Beckey

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