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North America, Greenland, Tasermiut Fjord, Kirkespiret, North Face, Previously Unreported

Kirkespiret, North Face, Previously Unreported. It was reported that Danes Christian Ilium and Asmus Nørreslet made the first ascent of the north face of Kirkespiret during a four-member expedition to the Ketil region in August, 1998. The 11-pitch route, Gold Fever (TD+, 6b Al, 400m), was climbed in eight and a half hours. Descent was made down the northeast face to a high plateau. A piton was found at the top of the tenth pitch, suggesting an earlier party had climbed up the shorter, easier northeast face to join their route. (High Mountain Sports 199)