American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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45 Records

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An Attempt on Mt. Wood, St. Elias Range
An Attempt on Mt. Wood, St. Elias Range Foresta Hodgson Wood Permission for the Third Wood Yukon Expedition having been ...
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Feature Article
1940
The Second American Expedition to K2
The Second American Expedition to K2 Chappel Cranmer and Fritz Wiessner The Journey to Basecamp When permission for an American ...
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Feature Article
1940
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Maria, Colombia
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia Walter A. Wood, Jr. Have you ever of a winter’s evening reached ...
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Feature Article
1940
Two First Ascents in the Bolivian Andes
Two First Ascents in the Bolivian Andes Joseph P. Prem IN Bolivia1 the Cordillera de los Andes that stretches through ...
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1940
War Comes to the Alps
War Comes to the Alps Ursula Corning ON the 24th of August, 1939, the streets of Chamonix are as full as ...
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Feature Article
1940
Glacier Mechanics
Glacier Mechanics Rollin T. Chamberlin IT is interesting to note how many of the pioneers of mountaineer- ing in the ...
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Feature Article
1940
Shiprock
Shiprock Bestor Robinson RISING out of the Navajo country in northwestern New Mexico is a 2000-ft. volcanic plug of tuff-breccia ...
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1940
First Ascent of the Titcomb Needles
First Ascent of the Titcomb Needles Orrin H. Bonney IN the western part of Wyoming, almost midway between the N. ...
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Feature Article
1940
A Month in the Coast Range
A Month in the Coast Range Sterling B. Hendricks ACCOUNTS of exploration and climbing in the Coast Range of British ...
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1940
The Exploration of the Source of the Thompson River in British Columbia
The Exploration of the Source of the Thompson River in British Columbia Raymond T. Zillmer THE Thompson River in British ...
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Feature Article
1940
Introduction to the Bobbie Burns Group
Introduction to the Bobbie Burns Group Francis S. North THERE is nothing dearer to the heart of a mountaineer than ...
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Feature Article
1940
The Murchisons Revisited
The Murchisons Revisited Georgia Engelhard IN 1938, when Eaton Cromwell, the writer and Edward Feuz made the first ascent of the ...
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Feature Article
1940
Kokanee Glacier Park
Kokanee Glacier Park Edward L. Dennis UNTIL the Spokane Mountaineers of Spokane, Washington, held their 1937 summer outing in Kokanee Glacier ...
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1940
Alps Across the Footlights
Alps Across the Footlights J. Monroe Thorington “Ay; now I am in Arden,” complains Touchstone, “the more fool I; when ...
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Feature Article
1940
Arthur Philemon Coleman, 1852-1939
ARTHUR PHILEMON COLEMAN 1852–1939 Many years ago the American Alpine Club honored itself by electing to honorary membership Professor Coleman. Not ...
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In Memoriam
1940
Dudley Francis Wolfe, 1896-1939
DUDLEY FRANCIS WOLFE 1896–1939 Dudley Francis Wolfe was born in Irvington-on-Hudson, New York, February 8, 1896. He disappeared on K2 in the Karakoram ...
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In Memoriam
1940
Charles Granville Bruce, 1866-1939
CHARLES GRANVILLE BRUCE 1866–1939 The death in London last July at the age of seventy-three of Brigadier-General The Hon. C. G. ...
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In Memoriam
1940
Edmund Gifford Oliver, 1881-1939
EDMUND GIFFORD OLIVER 1881–1939 In E. G. Oliver the Club loses a member who possessed one of our most distinguished records. ...
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In Memoriam
1940
Winthrop Benton Greene, 1869-1939
WINTHROP BENTON GREENE (1869–1939) Rev. Winthrop Benton Greene died in Philadelphia on December 6th, 1939, at the age of seventy, following a ...
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In Memoriam
1940
Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World
Five Miles High: The Story of an Attack on the Second Highest Mountain in the World, by Members of the ...
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Book Reviews
1940
A Climber's Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada
A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountains of Canada, by Howard Palmer and J. Monroe Thorington. Third edition. 12 mo.; ...
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Book Reviews
1940
Peaks and Lamas
Peaks and Lamas, by Marco Pallis. 8 vo.; 423 pages, with illustrations and maps. London: Cassell & Co., 1939. Price 18s. Subjectively the account ...
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Book Reviews
1940
Unclimbed New Zealand
Unclimbed New Zealand, by John Pascoe. 8vo., pp. 236, with numerous illustrations and maps. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1939. Price $5.50. Exploratory ...
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Book Reviews
1940
The Throne of the Gods
The Throne of the Gods, by Arnold Heim and August Gannser. Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul. 8 vo.; xxv + pp. 233, ...
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Book Reviews
1940
Georg Jennerwein, der Wildschütz
Georg Jennerwein, der Wildschütz, by Georg Stöger-Ostin. 8vo., pp. 195. Munich: Gesellschaft Alpiner Bücherfreunde, 1939.
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Book Reviews
1940
Der Weg zum Berg
Der Weg zum Berg, by Alfred Gräber. 8vo., pp. 191. Same publisher. Two new volumes maintain the excellent standard of ...
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Book Reviews
1940
Achtung Gams
Achtung Gams, by Walter Majer-Maschée. A picture-book for hunters and mountaineers. Small 4to., pp. 91, with 84 illustrations from photos by ...
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Book Reviews
1940
Das Buch von der Alp
Das Buch von der Alp, by Giuseppe Zoppi. 8vo., pp. 176, with illustrations from pen-drawings by Hans Tomamichel. Einsiedeln: Benziger and ...
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Book Reviews
1940
Unbekannte Schweizer Landschaften aus dem xvii
Unbekannte Schweizer Landschaften aus dem xvii. Jahrhundert, by S. Stelling-Michaud. 4to., pp. 103, with 40 plates. Zürich: Niehans Verlag, 1937. Sw. Fr. 16.50. ...
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Book Reviews
1940
The Alps in 1864
The Alps in 1864, by A. W. Moore. 2 vols., 8vo., pp. 524, with illustrations. Oxford: Blackwell, 1938. Price 10 s. Some of this material ...
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Book Reviews
1940
Mountain Records of the Sierra Nevada
Mountain Records of the Sierra Nevada, compiled by Richard M. Leonard and the Committee of Mountain Records, Sierra Club. 1937, with ...
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Book Reviews
1940
Climbs in the Cascade Mountains, Oregon and California
Climbs in the Cascade Mountains, Oregon and California, by Samuel F. Thomas and Charles B. Hardin. 1939. In two impressive mimeographed ...
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Book Reviews
1940
"In View of the Fact that the European War Will Probably Lessen the Opportunity of Climbing…"
Library Circulating Privileges Circulating privileges in the Library are available to members who are non-residents of the vicinity of New ...
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Notes
1940
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wyoming Rockies, Teton Range
Wyoming Rockies Teton Range Weather and seasonal conditions were both good during 1939, and a large number of ascents (163) were reported ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1940
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wyoming Rockies, Absaroka Range
Absaroka Range A probable first ascent of Mt. Index in N. W. Park County was made on September 24th by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1940
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wyoming Rockies, Wind River Range
Wind River Range In August last Mrs. Underhill and I made the following climbs in the Island Lake region of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1940
North America, United States, Colorado, Colorado Climbing Notes
Colorado Climbing Notes The principal event last summer in Colorado Mountain Club activities, was the School of Mountaineering which the ...
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Notes
1940
North America, Rocky Mountains of Canada, Lake Louise
Rocky Mountains of Canada Lake Louise was named for Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, who died December 3rd, 1939, at the ...
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Notes
1940
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Coast Range,, Mt. Sir Robert (Borden), and the Seven Sisters
Cost Range Of British Columbia Mt. Sir Robert (Borden), and the Seven Sisters. In 1923 I saw the Coast Range below ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1940
North America, Guatemala, Tajumulco and Picaya
We climbed two volcanoes, Tajumulco (13,810 ft.) and Picaya (9000 ft.), the latter semi-active, both easy climbs. One rides a mule to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1940
Asia, Himalayas
A Swiss expedition was active in the Himalayas this summer (1939). A small party consisting of André Roch and Ernst Huber ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1940
Albert Smith
Alps Albert Smith took the part of Tell (a patriotic party) in a burlesque entitled William Tell; or, The Strike ...
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Notes
1940
South America, Andes
Andes A German party consisting of Dr. Kinzl (leader), Hans Schweizer, Karl Schmid, Siegfried Rohrer and Walter Brecht was active ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1940
Highest Peaks in the Arctic and Antarctic
Highest Peaks in the Arctic and Antarctic For some years Mt. Forel (11,100 ft.), climbed by a Swiss party in 1938, was ...
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Notes
1940
Equipment
Equipment It has recently come to our attention that the new rubber-soled mountaineering boots developed by E. Castiglioni and V. ...
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Notes
1940