Among the many updates on mountaineering in the greater ranges: More information on a Denali climber who in May 2021 called for a rescue he did not need. Clint Helander and Andres Marin climb Shaft of the Abyss on Golgotha in Alaska. Among many “firsts” on Everest in 2022, Lucy Westlake, 18, becomes the youngest American woman to summit. Polish mountaineer Marek Raganowicz climbs a new route on the North Face of Polar Sun Arm on Baffin Island. Three climbers achieve a new route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia. Reviews of eight mountaineering films, including Infinite Storm (Bleecker Street Films, directed by Malgorzata Szumowska and Michal Englert, 2022), based on Ty Gagne’s story, “Emotional Rescue,” first published in this journal in Summer/Fall 2018.
Appalachia: Vol. 74:
1, Article 16.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.dartmouth.edu/appalachia/vol74/iss1/16