North America, Canada, Baffin Island, Buchan Gulf, The Bastions, Take the Long Way Home
Baffin Island, Buchan Gulf, The Bastions, Take the Long Way Home. After a five-day snow-machine approach, from May 2 to 14 German climbers Klaus Fengler, Stefan Glowacz, Holger Heuber, Mariusz Hoffmann, and Robert Jasper established Take the Long Way Home (ca 650m, 21 pitches, 5.13b A4) on the south face of the Bastions. After the climb, they skied for 17 days back to civilization. See Glowacz’s feature article in this Journal.