Ascent of Mount Gleason on 1983-06-05
|Date:||Sunday, June 5, 1983|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||6520 ft / 1987 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDale & Jackie van Dalsem HPS list finish; went with Margot Slocum, who introduced me to them and others.
Jackie was killed on Denali shortly after.
Below is quoted from Angeles Chapter "Great Leaders" page:(https://angeles.sierraclub.org/about_us/chapter_history/great_leaders/leaders_s_zabout_us/chapter_history/great_leaders/leaders_s_z),
which I noticed today while looking for more info about Andy Smatko, whose eponymous peak I climbed on the "Official SPS" Dedication hike Oct 20, 2018.
Photo didn't copy.
Smith, R. Steve - Active 1967-
Angeles Chapter Outings Service Award (1989) (son of Fran Smith)
Steve Smith Group
Steve Smith was among this impressive gathering of HPS List Finishers, including nine Great Leaders(*), on Mt. Gleason, June 5, 1983. Top Row, L to R: Fred Bode, R.S. "Sam" Fink*, Keats Hayden, How Bailey*, Simone de Miguel, Dale Van Dalsam*, Gene Olsen*, Dick Akawie*, Fran Smith*, Larry Machleder, Bob Hawthorne*, Frank Goodykoontz*. Front row, L to R: Steve Smith*, Ron Young, Mike Fredette, Edna Erspamer, Alice Hawkins, Vick Henney. -Photo by Bob Kanne, Bob Kanne Collection, Angeles Chapter Archives.
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