Carl Battreall: A Collection of Climbed and Unclimbed Alaska Peaks


The Northwest ridge of Mt. Moffit (13,020'); Mount Shand, (12,660'), is the peak lit in the background. William Shand Jr., who was on the first ascent team in 1942, was killed in a car accident a few months after the climb. Mt. Moffit was supposed to be named after him, unfortunately, a mistake was made and the neighboring peak was given the name Mt. Shand instead. [Read about Colin Haley's first ascent of his route, The Entropy, on Mt. Moffit here—Ed.] [Photo] Carl Battreall

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