Lygon Stevens Climbing the West Buttress

just above Washburns Thumb, at 16,800 ft elevation. Mount Foraker in background

Mountaineering team ascending the West Buttress ridge of Denali, Alaska. The team is just above Washburns Thumb, at 16,800 ft elevation. Mount Foraker is seen in the distance. Lygon Stevens is the climber in front, who died recently in an avalanche in Colorado
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