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Doug Buchanan Videos!

Doug Buchanan was a long-time liberty activist who was also a climbing legend in the Alaska ranges and elsewhere. He pioneered routes and first ascents on many Alaska peaks long before climbing in Alaska became widely popular.

Shortly before his recent untimely death, Doug provided commentaries to accompany a few of his classic Alaska mountaineering films (which he originally filmed in Super 8).

Many thanks are owed to Kirsten Tynan and Iloilo Jones for their work in preserving these treasures.

Gakona North and West Peaks
First Ascents, February 1975

8680 East Ridge, Canwell-Gakona Pass
November 1975, First Ascent

Mount Moffit
August 1975, Second Ascent

The Thorn
February 1975, First Ascent