by soderkisen » Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:46 pm
by Damien Gildea » Sun Mar 23, 2014 11:36 pm
by soderkisen » Sun Mar 23, 2014 11:49 pm
by Damien Gildea » Mon Mar 24, 2014 2:56 am
by Old School WB » Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:59 pm
by Steve Gruhn » Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:55 pm
by soderkisen » Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:30 am
Steve Gruhn wrote:The second peak you climbed (Peak 9850) was first climbed on April 26, 1997, by Danny Kost and Mimi McDougall. Check out pages 226 and 227 of the 1998 American Alpine Journal.
http://aac-publications.s3.amazonaws.co ... 2_226b.pdf
Old School WB wrote:Climbing friends of mine; Steve M. and Trevor B., have attempted Mt. Saskatchewan twice, and may of again since, but I am not sure since haven't spoken with them in about 2 years. I think their first attempt was in 2005 and then in 2008, but I am not sure of the dates or the routes they attempted. The earlier attempt was with a large group and documented in the Canadian Alpine Journal, this trip may have been sponsored by Saskatchewan ACC section.
If interested in contacting them for background information, send me a PM and I will pass on their email contact.
Damien Gildea wrote:Yes, as far as I know they came from the Walsh to the Prairie Glacier southeast of the peak and at least two teams tried the northeast ridge.
What was the problem coming from the north / west? Could you not get to the Chitina then T-Bone Glaciers?
by Joljon » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:26 pm
by Steve Gruhn » Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:56 pm
by Joljon » Sun Mar 30, 2014 11:17 am
Steve Gruhn wrote:Here's an excerpt from an email I received today from Danny Kost regarding the second peak you climbed (aka Peak 9850).
After looking at my maps, you are right that Mimi and I climbed the peak they call P9850' on 4/26/97 on the north side of the glacier and lies right on the border. We had landed at 7200' and went up the little glacier to the north before turning east to go up the ridge to the summit. We climbed over P 8580' and along the ridge across the main glacier on the 4/28 which is a peak due southwest of P9850' by about a mile. I'd have to read the AAJ write up to refresh my memory more, but it is stored away right now.
I had climbed Mt. Chitina to the west back in 1988 and had scouted this area during that earlier trip.
by Steve Gruhn » Mon Mar 31, 2014 12:03 am
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