American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Blackburn, 1977

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  • Publication Year: 1979

Mount Blackburn, 1977. Two Japanese expeditions in 1977 climbed Mount Blackburn (16,390 feet) from 7200 feet on the Nebesna Glacier via the northwest ridge. A four-man party led by Katsuaki Kawamura got to the summit on April 24, 1977. On June 12, the six-man expedition led by Haymi Odo climbed to the top by the same route.

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