January 19, 2012 | Vol. 42 No. 3

Andes climb aims to determine true height of grand peaks

Haines resident Chandler Kemp and a hiking buddy from Sitka are waiting to see if research they conducted a year ago resolves a decades-long debate over the height of two peaks in South America.

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In January 2011, Kemp, 21, and Sitkan Jonathan Kreis...