North America, Greenland, South Coast, Torssukatak Fjord and Quvnerit Island, Five New Rock Routes
Torssukatak Fjord and Quvnerit Island, five new rock routes. After climbing four major new routes on the West Coast (see report from Upernavik region), the Belgian-American team skippered by Bob Shepton climbed five new routes in the Cape Farewell region. They generally traversed their summits and descended via a different route. Their feat of climbing such an array of hard, free, big walls during one expedition has probably never previously been achieved in Greenland mountaineering. For details see Shepton’s feature article in this Journal.