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Ascent of North Triple Peak in 1986-06

Climber: Dick Ellsworth

Others in Party:Peter Sennhauser
Date:June, 1986
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Triple Peak
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:8400 ft / 2560 m

Ascent Trip Report

First ascent via NW Couloir. 10-12 ice pitches, burrow through the cornice, then several pitches of 5.5 rock to the top. Reverse line of ascent to forced bivy on a small block of rock frozen into the face. Continue raps at first light to the glacier below and slog back to the tent where we collapsed into sleep.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:IV 5.6 WI2
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Nice day



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