Here’s the Smiley’s report on their climb of Devil’s Thumb in Alaska. Four days of waiting for good weather. One day of climbing chossy rock. Looks like the most fun would be the helicopter ride. Oh, and drinking whiskey with your morning vitamin pills.
“The heli flight is an efficient way to blow 600 bucks in 29 minutes, but its totally worth it. Like a nature viewing three-ring circus on crack, the varied landscapes flew by. Passing over an inlet, then deep forest, followed by glacier, these views fit the bill for what a Jack London Alaska should be.
Read the rest of the trip report at: www.smileysproject.com.”