American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Direct West Buttress Routes

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  • Publication Year: 1991

Mount McKinley, Direct West Buttress routes. In the photograph of the West Buttress, routes shown were first climbed by the following: 1) Duane Muetzel, Ken Graff, Neal Beidelman and Granger Banks in early May, 1980; 2) Bruce Hickok and Sabine Glinski on May 27, 1982; 3) Michael Covington, Bill Holton and Stan Olsen on June 24, 1982; 4) Doug Van Etten and Martin Schmidt on May 19, 1984; 5) Ross Clouthier, Mike Kurth and Mario Bilodeau on May 29, 1990; and 6) Timo Saukko and Peter Mattson on May 29, 1990.

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