/ NEW ARTICLE: Alaska Trip Report - Gavin Pike & James Clapham

This topic has been archived, and won't accept reply postings.
UKC Articles - on 17 Jun 2009
[Time to go down! Incoming storm forces retreat from Moonflower on Mt Hunter (14,570ft)., 2 kb]Chamonix-based British climber Gavin Pike is just back from a very successful Alaska trip with James Clapham. They had a productive stay on the Ruth Glacier, which yielded two new routes. In this report (with stunning photographs) Gavin details the trip:

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=1921
In reply to UKC Articles: Wow. It's trip reports like this that really show up the doom mongers on that thread about the future direction of climbing. Great pics too. Almost wish I was there.
In reply to dan bailey: It looks amazing - top effort on these routes and yes, I 'almost' wish I was there too!

Jack
Michael Ryan - on 17 Jun 2009
In reply to dan bailey:

Please can I go to the Ruth Gorge?

Note to self: find the time and buy the ticket.

Thanks Gavin and James.

Mick
liz j on 17 Jun 2009
In reply to Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com:
I want to go too!!!! Maybe we could have a UKC trip :-)
Scott_M@c - on 17 Jun 2009
In reply to UKC Articles:

Hey Gav/James, top effort! Great report & photos!
Airtime! - on 17 Jun 2009
In reply to Scott_M@c:

Thanks guys, its really a great place and there's loads to do!! Most importantly nice one Gav for writing it up and thanbks for posting the article UKC! J.
mike kann - on 17 Jun 2009
In reply to liz j: Hehe - the UKC Alaska Picnic. Count me in.
stevef - on 17 Jun 2009
In reply to UKC Articles:
No mention of their most impressive achievement either, the outstanding 8 person igloo at Kahiltna International Airport.
liz j on 17 Jun 2009
In reply to mike kann:
> (In reply to liz j) Hehe - the UKC Alaska Picnic. Count me in.

I'll bring the Pimms if you bring some sandwiches :-)
Phil Payne - on 29 Jun 2009
In reply to UKC Articles:

Sounds like you had an awesome trip. Are you back in Cham yet Gav? If so, will pop round and pick up my etriers at some point.


This topic has been archived, and won't accept reply postings.