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Denali and the East Buttress
June 2nd 2006 - Denali and the East Buttress seen from the Don Sheldon Mountain Hut on a beautiful day after the storms.

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wdimpflSeracs and Crevasses on Denali East Buttress

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The conditions of the ice on the Buttress can vary significantly from year to year. When I climbed the East Buttress in 1977 there were two bergschrunds that were crossed on tenuous ice bridges, and there was a large overhanging serac wall above the prominent shoulder, where we had our second camp on the buttress. We passed the serac on steep ice to the right.
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PellucidWombatSubmitted by PellucidWombat
on Jun 11, 2006 7:13 pm

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