Island Alpine 1 - Updates
Check in here for updates to Island Alpine. Please note that updated chapters and new route postings are to be considered works in progress until they appear in print. A second edition is planned for 2017.
Listed below are corrections to Island Alpine which should be noted in your edition. These corrections are not just typographical mistakes but some may be errors that effect the function of the book.
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Corrections to the First Edition
- April 2003
page 131 - "...Price Ellison and his party continued in Bolton's footsteps up the lake to Price Pass..."
should read "Bolton guided the Ellison party down Buttle Lake and up to Price Pass..."
page 161 - "...Ginger Goodwin...who was martyred in the late 1800s..."
should read "...Ginger Goodwin...who was martyred in 1918..."
page 237 - North Buttress - "2 rappels down West Face."
should read "2 rappels down South West Face."
page 244 - Ramblers' Route - "...to the right (south) of the buttress toe. Either steep snow or 3rd class rock scrambling leads through the rock band..."
should read "...to the right (south) of the buttress toe. Either steep snow or 4th - low 5th class rock scrambling leads through the rock band..."
page 268 - "(See photo on page 238)"
should read - "(See photo on page 248)"
page 271 - Approaches - :...down to Carter Lae. (See photo on page 238)."
should read - "...down to Carter Lake. (See photo on page 248)"