American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Alaska, Foraker Attempt

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  • Publication Year: 1972

Foraker Attempt. After trying for a week to run and hide from avalanches in the icefall leading to the northeast ridge of Mount Foraker, Peggy Scott (now my wife) and I finally decided to climb the ridge to the right of the icefall but ran out of time at about 8500 feet.

KURT BITTLINGMAIER, Mountaineering Club of Alaska

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