Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 25 2012

TR (’94): Skiing Denali’s Wickersham Wall

© 1994   It felt nakedly brazen to be linking turns on the Wickersham Wall, a slope whose name is synonymous with avalanches. A slide now, while skiing in the center of the upper face, would carry me over 10,000-feet over cliffs and icefalls to a frozen, broken death. But we were confident in the …

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