American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Kluane National Park Climbing Season; Mounts Logan, Kennedy and Alverstone

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  • Publication Year: 1985

Kluane National Park Climbing Season; Mounts Logan, Kennedy and Al- verstone. During the 1984 climbing season in Kluane National Park, there were 16 groups that climbed or skied in the St. Elias Mountains. This was made up of 87 men and women who spent a total of 1903 person-nights in the area. Mount Logan was climbed by its east ridge by Canadians Jim Rennie, Dick Ireland, Doug Brown and Brian Rose and by a Slovak expedition consisting of Milan Hoholík, Dr. Jan Stankovic, Dušan Macko, Gejza Haák, Milan Husár, Dominik Michalik and Oleg Štulrajter. Americans Darlene Quinn, Jenny Hager, Jessie Miller and Claire June Carren and Canadians Hector Mackenzie, Fritz Koepel, Nick Lees and Peter Lake climbed Logan by the King Trench route. Americans Gary and Lynn Clark, David Stephenson and Tazwell Branlette were successful on Mount Kennedy. Willie Pfeisterer, Gerry Israelson, Cal Sime, Pat Flanagan, Clarence Summers, Tom Hurd, Hal Morrison, Rick Staley, Ron Chambers and I climbed Mount Alverstone. Other climbs are noted separately.

Lloyd Freese, Kluane National Park

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