American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Baffin Island, Stewart Valley

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1978

Stewart Valley, Baffin Island. An expedition of the Ottawa and Montreal Sections of the Alpine Club of Canada spent three weeks climbing in the Stewart valley at N 71° 03'. The party consisted of K. O’Connell and E. Whalley, leaders, and J.A.R. Blais, W. Breidenbach, S. Deering, L.W.K. Horner, P. Mix, R. Montgomery, W.R. Reader, J. Richardson, P. Ritzema, S.D. Rosenbaum, W. Vennum and J. Whitteker. They made the first ascent of 19 mountains in the region, including the only named peak, Longstaff Peak (5384 feet) and what appears to be the highest peak in the region P 5935+.

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