Taras Genet was interviewed on February 29, 1992 by Bill Brown at the National Park Service residence dormitory in Talkeetna, Alaska. In this interview, Taras talks about his 1991 climb of Denali, when at age twelve he was the youngest climber to summit the mountain. He discusses the preparations for the climb, the climb itself, how he dealt with the altitude, and his impressions of the climb and being at the summit.
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1) How he ended up climbing Denali with Chip Faurot in 1991
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Section 1: mountaineer -- youngest\ Faurot, Chip\ mountain -- flight to\ basecamp\ climb -- preparation\ Bouza, Jose\ ice wall\ camp -- relays\ Motorcycle Hill\ camp -- crowding\ Windy Corner\ Sullivan, Kathy\ camp -- digging out\ ice climbing\ Football Field\ summit ridge\ Okonek, Jim\ summit -- impressions\ Geeting, Doug\ camp -- altitudes|