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Ascent of Mount Ogilvie in 1983-02

Climber: Dick Ellsworth

Others in Party:Ed Fogels
Scotty Vischer
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:February, 1983
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Ogilvie
    Location:United States/Canada
    Elevation:7867 ft / 2397 m

Ascent Trip Report

The fourth and final summit as part of a winter traverse of the Juneau Icefield from Juneau to Atlin. Ed Fogels, Scotty Vischer and i skied across pulling red sleds. Took about three weeks and had food kinda figured out (the last day we were down to a half pack of Ed's lifesavers). I lost 20 pounds that trip.

We were quite the celebs in Atlin that evening. Spent the night with Wayne Merry (remember him - first ascent of the Nose?) at his home in Atlin.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:25 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cold, Windy
Predominately crappy.



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