Mt. McKinley: The Pioneer Climbs: Moore, Terris
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Mt. McKinley: The Pioneer Climbs

Author(s): Moore, Terris

Copyright: 1981, Mountaineers, Seattle
Specifications: 2nd, 8vo, pp.xv, 202, photo frontis, 45 bw photos, 8 maps, wraps
Condition: inscribed by Moore ‘For Jack Young – my lifelong friend with all good wishes. This new edition from the author. T.M.’ & additionally signed by Moore, bookplate of Jack Young, very good

An excellent history of Mt. McKinley from the first attempts by Wickersham and Cook in 1903 through the Alaska Test Expedition of 1942. Moore made the first ascent of Minya Konka in 1932.

Jack Young was a member of the 1932 expedition, along with Moore, which made the first ascent of Minya Konka (24,892'). Although not a climbing member, but a hunter, he was instrumental in assisting with the porters and getting loads to base camp and 17,000’. This was the second highest peak climbed at the time, after Kamet in 1931.

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