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Cassin Ridge Climb

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