For nine days this June, three of Americaâ€™s most accomplished climbers set up shop on the vast Ruth Glacier in the Alaska Range with the aim to climb the Wine Bottle route up the 5,000-foot-tall East Face of Mt. Dickey. Climbed just once before, in 1988, by two Austrians in an epic six-day siege, the American trio were contemplating racing up the route in a single push of about 36 hours and, if conditions were good, doing the whole thing â€œfreeâ€ â€” that is with rope and gear used only for protection.
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