American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Colorado, Fairchild Mountain, Haunch Bauncho Buttress, East Face

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  • Publication Year: 1965

Fairchild Mountain, Haunch Bauncho Buttress, East Face. On September 26 and 27, Peter H. Robinson and I completed this 14-lead, 1000-foot climb, which took two days because of a late start. Route finding was interesting and the rock was good. We found free climbing of varied difficulty and type (F3 to F7) on faces, jam cracks and chimneys. We actually took eight hours and placed 19 pitons. Fairchild Mountain (13,502 feet) is in the Mummy Range, Rocky Mountain National Park. (NCCS III, F7).

David P. Johnson, Mountaineering Club of Alaska

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