American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Alaska, Fairweather Ascent and Lituya and Crillon Attempts

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  • Publication Year: 1993

Fairweather Ascent and Lituya and Crillon Attempts. On May 21, Scot Alex McPherson and Brazilian Adriano Petrachi completed the ascent of Fairweather by the Carpé route. Also members of the party were Alaskan John Thompson and Canadian Keith Carter. Germans Urban Gebhard, Fritz Rodun and Günter Zimmermann made an unsuccessful attempt on the southwest ridge of Lituya. Dave Williamson, Jayson Faulkner, Kevin and Jim Haberl failed in their attempt on Crillon’s north ridge.

Rick Mossman, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

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