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The Goal: Document the extraordinary journey of a married couple attempting to climb all of the routes made famous by the book, "Fifty Classic Climbs of North America". This never-been-done-before adventure will take Mark & Janelle Smiley up +150K vertical feet of rock, ice, and glaciated technical terrain from New Mexico to Alaska.


Follow Mark & Janelle Smiley's journey by visiting these social media pages, then look back here for some amazing photos, chances to join an adventure, and tips to climb safer, faster and stronger.

Here is an interactive Google Map of the routes we have completed, along with a little beta for those interested in climbing the route.

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Calendar

2010-11: 35 Classics Complete 

2012: 5 Classics Complete 

5/24-26 AK- W. Face, Mt Huntington 

6/19 BC - S. Face, Mt Waddington 

8/10 AB- Japanese Route, Mt Alberta 

8/16 AB- Wishbone Arete, Mt Robson 

10/5-8 CA- Salathe, El Cap, Yosemite 

2013: 4 Classics Complete (44 total completed) 

5/18-19: AK- W. Ridge, Moose’s Tooth (2nd try)  

6/8-10: AK- Carpe Ridge, Mt Fairweather 

8/15: CO- S. Face, Petit Grepon 

10/20: NM- Shiprock (climbed with 5 Navajo locals) 

2014: 0 Classics Completed, 5 New Classics Climbed

Failed attempt, Hummingbird Ridge, Mt Logan (approx. 13,500')

2015

6/12-14: AK- Cassin Ridge, Denali 

10/5: AB- North Face, Edith Cavell 

And several "new classic climbs"

2016

AK- East Buttress, Middle Triple Peak - Attempt May 13-25

YT- Abruzzi Ridge, Mt St Elias - Completed a sea to summit to sea climb via the Harvard Route on the South Side of the mountain. June 16-26

8/1: CO- D1, Longs Peak 

Gallery of the Fifty Classics with and without route lines and info


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