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Upper West Buttress on Denali # 2632

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Date: 1996.05.18
Vantage Point: From upper West Buttress near 5200-m high camp.

Caption: Looking down along the West Buttress on Denali. The standard route comes up from the left into the nearest col in the picture, then follows the ridge toward the foreground.

PhotoDescr: This picture was taken during our descent after a partially successful summit bid. A few minutes later our roped, five member group almost got dragged down to the Peter's Glacier on the right of the picture.

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