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Alaskans remember climber, photographer as a pioneer

FAIRBANKS - Bradford Washburn never called Alaska home but was considered a pioneer mountaineer...Sfraga said. Sfraga earned his doctorate and his dissertation, "Bradford Washburn: A Life of Exploration," was published in 2004. "He was very...
Sixth Annual UAS Fall Lecture Series

...Berlin, and Joyce Parry Moore, UAS adjunct professor of music and Opera to GO! artistic director. Sept. 23 - "Bradford Washburn: A Life of Exploration," Michael Sfraga, University of Alaska president's professor of geography. Sept. 30...
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Iditarod champion among four added to Alaska Hall of Fame

...races, is one of four athletes who have been added to the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame. Mountaineer and adventurer Bradford Washburn, World Eskimo Indian Olympics champion Reggie Joule and Olympic snowboard bronze medalist Rosey Fletcher also were...
This summer at the Anchorage Museum

...Alaska Botanical Garden, and Saskia Esslinger, Red Edge Design. Outdoor event. 2 to 4 p.m. Through Sept. 2: "Bradford Washburn: Glories Of The Greatland"Washburn (1910-2007) was an expert on Alaska's mountains and glaciers, a brilliant...
Climbers' descendants mark Denali centennial

...that Stuck, Harper and Karstens were the first to reach the taller south summit."A lot of them thought it was Bradford Washburn who climbed it first," Hopkins said of the man who later pioneered the West Buttress route to the south summit...
what's happening

...m., daily. New work by Colleen Goldrich, shows through September at Annie Kaill's, 244 Front St. events "Bradford Washburn: A Life of Exploration," by Michael Sfraga, professor of geography, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the University...
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Juneau artist found his peace in Brazil

...12,726-foot Mt. Crillon, in May and June of 1972. The trip was inspired by a National Geographic account of Bradford Washburn, up until then, the lone climber to reach the peak. According to a 1973 issue of the American Alpine Journal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...route to the 20,320-foot South Peak of Mount McKinley. The route was pioneered by mapmaker/climbing legend Bradford Washburn in 1951 and has since become the most popular route up the mountain with more than 1,000 climbers a year heading...
Boozer elected into AK Sports Hall of Fame

...Leask, Hilary Lindh, Buck Nystrom, Brad Precosky, Reilly Richey, Libby Riddles, Vern Tejas, Norman Vaughan, Bradford Washburn. Other events receiving votes (in random order): Midnight Sun baseball game, World Eskimo-Indian Olympics...
UA museum exhibit marks centennial of first successful Mt. McKinley summit

...feature other aspects about the history of the mountain, including photographs by and information about cartographer Bradford Washburn, who pioneered the West Buttress route. There is also history and artifacts from the 1910 Sourdough Expedition...


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