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The 1979 Korean McKinley Expedition
The 1979 Korean McKinley Expedition on the Kahiltna Glacier.
Left to right: Park Hoon Kyu, Chu Young, Ko Sang Don, Lee Ill Kyo, Harry Marinakis.
Photo by expedition photographer Kim Un Young

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skanterunbelievable

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I went to Everest in May 2005 (Also Denali in 1999)to get a chance to visit base camp and climb to camp 1. While in the ice fall I found a small faded triangular orange flag with the letters 77 KEE and just now decided to Google it...31 years later I am saddened to know that I can not return it to Ko Sang Don...His Family?
Posted Aug 31, 2008 5:05 pm

Sierra Ledge RatRe: unbelievable

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If you want to return it to his wife and daughter, I can arrange for that to happen. Contact Young Chu, owner of Mad Rock climbing gear, or send me a PM.
Posted Mar 2, 2010 5:03 am

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Sierra Ledge RatSubmitted by Sierra Ledge Rat
on Aug 22, 2008 12:40 pm

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Object Title: The 1979 Korean McKinley Expedition

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing