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Ozturk and Wilkinson Finish Elusive Tooth Traverse
Posted on: May 26, 2012
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Freddie Wilkinson and Renan Ozturk successfully completed the Tooth Traverse in the Ruth Gorge of Alaska. The traverse follows the five-mile skyline of the Mooses Tooth massif from Espresso Gap to Ruth Gap. The duo has pursued this line for several years, reaching a highpoint on the Sugar Tooth with Zack Smith in 2010.
"It took five days and lots of digging to cross this incredible skyline... Hands down one of the most fulfilling mountain adventures I've had," Wilkinson wrote.