In a knee-barking grounding, the two of us clung to the wildly flapping nylon. Now what? Before I could make any rational assessment, Charlie howled through the wind, “This wasn’t in the brochure!” Seizing the moment, I bellowed back, “You should have read the fine print instead of just looking at the pictures!”
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Bradford Washburn’s famous aerial photo of Foraker’s North Face.
The Archangel Ridge rises in the center, directly to the summit.
The Foraker Glacier just shows in the bottom right.
Photo by Bradford Washburn;
courtesy of the Boston Museum of Science.
|As Denali cleared, we stood erect in real awe.|
|The Archangel seen from Glacier Meadow.||Our first view of the virgin Angel’s Way.|
|Charlie Campbell and Brad Johnson celebrate their arrival on Foraker’s summit.||Denali’s supreme spectacle seen from 16,000 feet on our descent from Foraker’s summit.|
|Black and white photo by Bradford Washburn. All other photos by Gerry Roach|
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