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Ascent of Tusac in 1977

Climber: Dick Ellsworth

Date:1977
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Tusac
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:9860 ft / 3005 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did this with Doug Buchanan and two other Fairbanks chums as part of a two week ski traverse from the Delta River to the Tanana River. Up the Castner, over the pass between Sight and M'Ladies, down the Johnson Glacier/River to Sonny Lindner's cabin and highway. We climbed Tusac and 9600 from a camp on the Johnson. As far as i know i was the first human to stand on the summit of 9600.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:14 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Alaskan winter



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