Climbing Owen Spalding Route on The Grand Teton | Technical Pitches Beta

If I had known it was going to take us 20 hours to complete, I’m not sure if I would have left the trailhead. But after taking those final steps onto the summit, it would make the entire effort worth it. Everything from the 1:30AM start, the trek in the dark, the struggle with the altitude, the ice all over the climb, the broken crampon and subsequent fall, and even the encounter with a huge black bear. It was all worth it. We climbed the Grand Teton. Zachary KenneyMy name is Zachary Kenney and I’m an adventure filmmaker & photographer. …

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