Grand Teton North Ridge

Mike on the upper end of the Second Ledge of the North Face of the Grand Teton. The route continues up the ridge for about 4 more pitches after reaching the 2nd Ledge. To quote Ortenburger, "this route is better described as the intersection of two high-angle faces than as a ridge." August, 1978 (photo by Bob Boyles)

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PAROFES

PAROFES - Jul 26, 2013 7:33 am - Voted 10/10

Super back in the day shot!

Especially with that mustache ahahahah..

reboyles

reboyles - Jul 26, 2013 11:40 am - Hasn't voted

Attire

Let's see here, Mike is wearing a Woolrich jacket, wool knickers, wool socks, Fabiano kletter shoes and is racked with original Chouinard hexes and stoppers. As for the Tony Orlando stash, I told him what my pilot buddy Charlie always used to say, "why cultivate on your face what grows wild on my ..."

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