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08.20.14 Underhill Ridge Grand Teton

By Chris D.

Great things are done when men and mountains meet.

- William Blake

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Underhill Ridge: a forgotten Grand Teton Classic originally put up in 1931. Because of the scarce resources available online for this great route, below is a visual guide of the Underhill Ridge Direct (5.8)

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Above: scrambling above the 5.8 / 5.6 pitch Below: climbing to the top of the ridge proper

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Above & Below: climbing the final set of slabs up the Buckingham Butress to the summit.

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Below: the author, feeling the altitude & cold

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