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Mount Stewart: West Pillar on North Face Professional Review and Guide
"Mt. Stewart features a north-facing 900 foot wall with many possibilities for fine routes. This peak honors George W. Stewart, who has been called the “father of Sequoia National Park.” His efforts as editor of the Visalia Delta helped to promote the creation of the park. Walter L. Huber was also active in these efforts, first as a Forest Service supervisor, and then as a member of the Sierra Club’s board of directors. He was serving as president of the Sierra Club in 1926 when the bill was passed enlarging Sequoia National Park to nearly its present size. The original route on the face was climbed by Mike Graber, Jack Roberts and Hooman Aprin in August 1973. They followed the left-hand of the two prominent buttresses on the north face (III 5.6). Aprin wrote, “[we] started out on the usually snow-covered platform at the base of the two parallel buttresses directly below the summit. Some 1,500 feet of alpine climbing on good high-altitude granite ended a few feet east of the summit.”"
--John Moynier & Claude Fiddler, Climbing California's High Sierra (Falcon Guides).
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