Ice Like Sugar: The First Ascent of Alaska's Mt. Reaper

By Climbing Staff ,

In May 2015, the Austrian team of Hansjörg Auer and Much Mayr made the first ascent of Alaska's previously unclimbed Mt. Reaper via their North Face route Sugar Man (M7, 85°, A1, 750m). According to the team, "The ice couldn’t have been any thinner, otherwise the alpine style attempt would have ground to a halt."

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