American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Oregon, Mt. Jefferson

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  • Publication Year: 1967

Oregon, Mt. Jefferson. On 30-31 August, Robert B. Nield (17) apparently set out to climb Mt. Jefferson alone. His body was found on Jefferson Glacier at about the 8,500 foot level. Apparently he had fallen 300 feet onto the glacier.

Source: Newspaper clippings; Ross Petrie

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