• Creator
  • Wickwire, Jim, 1940
  • Created Date
  • 1966
  • Description
  • Jim Wickwire discusses a lingering controversy regarding the first ascent of Mount Rainier's Willis Wall and asks Molenaar, in the process of updating his history of Rainier climbs, to help settle the matter. Though Wickwire's party is credited with the first authorized and complete climb of the Wall in 1963, others have claimed to have made successful, unauthorized ascents of the Wall prior to that. The letter also contains a supplement descr... more
    Jim Wickwire discusses a lingering controversy regarding the first ascent of Mount Rainier's Willis Wall and asks Molenaar, in the process of updating his history of Rainier climbs, to help settle the matter. Though Wickwire's party is credited with the first authorized and complete climb of the Wall in 1963, others have claimed to have made successful, unauthorized ascents of the Wall prior to that. The letter also contains a supplement describing an ascent of the Mowich Face on June 1, 1963 by Wickwire, Gene Prater, Dave Mahre, Fred Dunham, and Fred Stanley. less
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    Typescript
    Letter (correspondence)
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