American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing
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North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Cathedral Peak, Southwest Ridge

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  • Publication Year: 1974

Cathedral Peak, Southwest Ridge. During August a large Commonwealth team consisting of Howie Richardson, Robin Mounsey, Bob Cuthbert, Bruce McPherson and myself made the first ascent of the southwest ridge integrale of this granitic peak. Steep, enjoyable crack climbing intersected by large terraces characterized the climbing. 9 hours, 12 roped pitches, NCCS IV, F8, A2.

David Nicol, Alpine Climbing Group

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