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A daily journal of the 1972 McKinley Overland Expedition. The first ascent of Mt. McKinley via the Traleika Glacier Spur.

The climbing team spent 44 days on Mt. McKinley and all six members of the team successfully reached the summit.

This journal is written by team member, Bill Ruth. And complimented by the photography of team member and nature photographer, Johnny Johnson.


About the Author

Johnny Johnson Photography
johnnybook 3705 Arctic Blvd. #881 Anchorage, AK 99503
Alaska nature photographer, Johnny Johnson has dedicated the past forty years of his life to capturing the essence of our vanishing natural world in the remote regions of Alaska, Antarctica and Africa. For over thirty years Johnny has been a leader in the field of wildlife art selling his work almost exclusively through galleries in Alaska. His website offers the virtual world the opportunity to share in this artist's unique vision of nature and purchase notecards, calendars, books and limited-edition art of the wildlife and landscapes of Alaska.

Comments (1)


runningwild says

looks grim .. i once went to a photographic show about everest .. and they showed us that last part with the moving glaciers , the ladders to get across crevices that change every day, and finally the dangling body of someone who is there for ever .. why do you do it .. this is an extreme vacation isn't it ...

posted at 09:13pm Mar 30 PST


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