/ NEWS: Third Ascent of House-Anderson for Hawthorn and Livingstone

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UKC News - on 19 Sep 2016
Tom Livingstone and Uisdean Hawthorn on the summit of the House-Anderson, 3 kbUisdean Hawthorn and Tom Livingstone have made the third ascent of the House-Anderson route on the North face of Mt. Alberta (3619 m) in the Canadian Rockies. The pair took two days to complete the route, which was first climbed by Steve House and Vince Anderson in 2008 and more recently repeated by Nick Bullock and Will Sim in 2014.

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humptydumpty - on 19 Sep 2016
In reply to UKC News:

Looks nails.

What does "aiding on an ice axe" involve?
thommi - on 19 Sep 2016
In reply to UKC News:

Fantastic news!! Well done guys!!
Robert Durran - on 19 Sep 2016
In reply to UKC News:

Excellent!

Is "a huge cathedral over 10m high" a typo?

Martin McKenna - UKC - on 19 Sep 2016
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Uisdean - Is that a pout in that first photo! ;)

Well done chaps!
Michael Gordon - on 19 Sep 2016
In reply to humptydumpty:

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> What does "aiding on an ice axe" involve?

I would guess it means clipping in to the axe, either for a rest (less likely to fall if not pumped) or perhaps to enable a long reach to another good placement rather than risk a poorer one inbetween.

Great stuff.
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Uisdean hawthorn - on 19 Sep 2016
In reply to Martin McKenna - UKC:

That's my "OOOOO I want my mummy face!"

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