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Washington climber dies descending Mount McKinley

...rangers at the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station by satellite phone from the 17,200-foot High Camp on the West Buttress of the mountain and said he had lost contact with Montag. They were not connected by rope and did not have radio communications...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-11/washington-climber-dies-descending-moun
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Washington climber dies on Mount McKinley

...rangers at the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station by satellite phone from the 17,200-foot High Camp on the West Buttress of the mountain and said he had lost contact with Montag. They were not connected by rope and did not have radio communications...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-09/washington-climber-dies-mount-mckinley
State
Climbers' descendants mark Denali centennial

...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. "They had no idea who was the first person to step on top. That's why we're doing...

http://juneauempire.com/node/26309
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UA museum exhibit marks centennial of first successful Mt. McKinley summit

...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, a group of four Fairbanksans with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-27/ua-museum-exhibit-marks-centennial-firs
State
UA museum exhibit marks centennial of first successful Mt. McKinley summit

...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, a group of four Fairbanksans with...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-27/ua-museum-exhibit-marks-centennial-firs
State
2 climbers die on Mount McKinley

...station at 19,000 feet on the West Buttress Route of 20,320-foot Mount...summit before trying to reach the West Buttress. The climbers ascended the upper...near the weather station on the West Buttress route when they fell, Miller...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052007/sta_20070520016.shtml
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Around Town

...ballroom, 895 West 12th St. Free for senior citizens. Fireside Chat with climber Jim Jurrens presenting "Denali: West Buttress," first show 6:30 p.m., second show 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 586-8800...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021403/loc_calendar.shtml
News
Sports in Juneau

...4352 Manor Ave. for a slideshow and potluck party. Slides will be shown of a trek to Nepal and a climb of Denali's West Buttress. Info: Steve Kocsis, 790-3175. Friday, Dec. 13 Roughhouse Friday boxing - Doors open at 6 p.m. and fights...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120802/spo_spinjun.shtml
Sports
Climber hospitalized after McKinley fall

...Service said Christoph Haider, 24, had reached the summit of McKinley at 20,320 feet and was descending on the West Buttress of the mountain at the 16,000-foot level Tuesday night when he fell. Haider was thought to have suffered a broken...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051700/Loc_rescue.html
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New York climber dies on Denali

...on Alaska's Mount McKinley. William Hearne, of Fairport, N.Y., died after he collapsed while ascending the West Buttress route of the 20,320-foot mountain, North America's highest peak. Officials with Denali National Park and Preserve...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051009/reg_438344920.shtml

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