American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, Canada, Selkirks, Austerity, East Face

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  • Publication Year: 1968

Austerity, East Face. An Appalachian Mountain Club party of Ed Nester, Ken Andrasko, Reed Markley and I in late July made a new route on the east face of Mount Austerity (10,980 feet). The east face was largely high-angle snow; the last five pitches of the route were rock climbing on the unclimbed north ridge. We were somewhat hampered by weather conditions.

Robert B. Hall, Appalachian Mountain Club

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