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North America, Canada, Logan Mountains, Mount Harrison Smith, Direct East Face, Echelon Spire, Southeast Ridge, and Lotus Flower Tower

Mount Harrison Smith, Direct East Face, Echelon Spire, Southeast Ridge, and Lotus Flower Tower. In June leader Syuichi Okada, Toshiyuko Arai, Masahiko Suga and Ms. Kinuyo Hagiwara climbed in the Cirque of the Unclimbables in the Logan Mountains. Okada and Suga made a brilliant new direct route on the east face of Mount Harrison Smith. The two-day climb was of 17 pitches and rated 5.10d, A2. The route ascended an obvious crack system in the center of the wall. Snow and ice prevented their reaching the very summit. All four members then climbed the southeastern ridge of the most southern of the Echelon Spires in 20 pitches rated 5.10c, Al. They then did the Frost-McCarthy-Bill route on Lotus Flower Tower. Photos, diagrams and topos appear in Iwa To Yuki, N° 113.