In July 2012, Tom Livingstone and Tom Ripley made a two day ascent of the Cassin Ridge on the South Face of Denali. This is perhaps the youngest British ascent.
The pair spent five weeks in the Alaskan Mountains, climbing a number of routes in the Kahiltna Glacier basin, before moving to 14,000ft Camp on Denali. They intended to attempt a new route on the Father and Son’s Wall, a subsidiary face of Denali, but unfortunately did not.
Tom and Tom are indebted to the following organisations; without their support the expedition would not have taken place.
Financial Support from: BMC , Mount Everest Foundation and Welsh Sports Association.
Equipment was supplied by: Anatom, Cotswold Outdoor, First Ascent and Mountain Equipment.
You can also read more about their adventures on their blogs:
The Glitch Mob – We Can Make the World Stop
Rusted Root – Send Me on My Way