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Ibex Night at Feathered Friends Please join us on Thursday, December 5th for Ibex Night! Check out the best in wool apparel and accessories at our Seattle store and receive 20% off ALL Ibex items – including special orders! Ibex representatives will also be on hand to show what makes Ibex special. Refreshments and snacks … Continue reading Ibex Night at Feathered Friends – December 5th

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Waiting on Fairweather

Follow Mark and Janelle Smiley as they pursue climbing the Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.

Words by Mark Smiley

In June we headed for Mt. Fairweather (15,325′), located a mere 13 miles from the Pacific coast in SE Alaska. The Carpe Ridge is the “classic” route on its South Face. This snow, ice, and rock route ascends a little under 11,000 vertical feet from the glacier camp. It’s huge! I would equate it to a remote, steeper, rockier, longer, Liberty Ridge on Rainier.

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