his is one of the most challenging routes in this collection, offering spectacular difficult climbing on rock, snow, and ice in an expeditionary atmosphere. The first ascent of this route by a group of relatively inexperienced but intensely driven student climbers from Harvard was immortalized in Dave Roberts’ gripping book “Mountain of My Fear”.


Denali Nat’l Park, Alaska, USA


I1, I2, I8, I12, W2

Type / Rating

Alpine Mixed / VI, 5.9A2, mixed – Alaska Grade 5

Route Description:

On the CD


Trip Reports:

Fitzgerald, 05/05

First Ascent:

Dave Roberts, Don Jensen, Ed Bernd, and Matt Hale, June 29-July 30, 1965

Also on the CD-ROM:

32 high-res images of this climb, USGS topo map

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