American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Mt. McKinley 1942
Mt. McKinley 1942 Robert H. Bates BROKEN clouds shrouded the Alaska Range as our Air Transport Command plane touched down on ...
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Feature Article
1943
Mountaineering and Mysticism
Mountaineering and Mysticism J. W. A. Hickson MYSTICISM, a term derived from the significant Greek word µ?e?? to shut the ...
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Feature Article
1943
Mt. Queen Bess
Mt. Queen Bess Henry S. Hall, Jr. THE Coast Range lured me once again in 1942. In a description of ...
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Feature Article
1943
Climbing and Skiing in the Waddington Area
Climbing and Skiing in the Waddington Area Fred Beckey A LONG cherished desire to climb in the B. C. ...
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Feature Article
1943
Storm and Snow in the Selkirks
Storm and Snow in the Selkirks Andrew John Kauffman, 2nd TO speak with pleasure of two weeks of perpetual snow ...
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Feature Article
1943
Mountaineering Youth
Mountaineering Youth Norman Bright ONE article could not possibly describe the climbing done every year in Washington by scouts and ...
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Feature Article
1943
Song of Wandering
Song of Wandering Hans Moldenhauer Go West, Young Man, Go West AT last, the bus pulled out of New York ...
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Feature Article
1943
The North Ridge of Mt. Owen
The North Ridge of Mt. Owen Merrill McLane THE N. ridge of Mt. Owen is a formidable looking ridge whether ...
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Feature Article
1943
Longs Peak
Longs Peak Robert M. Ormes IT happened that I was in the Rocky Mountain National Park last summer helping the ...
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Feature Article
1943
Huangoruncho 1941
Huagoruncho 1941 ROBERT H. BISHOP III EASTERLY of Cerro de Pasco rises Huagoruncho, or Huaga- runcha according to the “Millionth Map.” ...
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Feature Article
1943
Climbing the Pico de Orizaba
Climbing the Pico de Orizaba Georges Estoppey THE Aztec name of Pico de Orizaba is “Citlaltepetl” meaning “Star Mountain.” The ...
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Feature Article
1943
A Chamois Hunt at Anzeindaz in 1770
A Chamois Hunt at Anzeindaz in 1770 The story which follows contains one of the most entertaining hunting adventures of the ...
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Feature Article
1943
The Location of Mt. Milton and the Restoration of the Names "Mt. Milton" and Mt. Cheadle"
The Location of Mt. Milton and the Restoration of the Names “Mt. Milton” and “Mt. Cheadle” Raymond T. Zillmer THE ...
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Feature Article
1943
The Führerbücher of Hans and Christian Kaufmann
The Führerbücher of Hans and Christian Kaufmann Through the courtesy of G. Hasler, Esq. (A.C.), of Lausanne, ...
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Feature Article
1943
Some Mountain Stamps
Some Mountain Stamps Joel E. Fisher THE writer, being a collector of stamps, suggested to the Editor that other readers, ...
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Feature Article
1943
William Henry Jackson, 1843-1942
WILLIAM HENRY JACKSON 1843-1942 Mr. Jackson, pioneer, artist and writer, was born on April 4th, 1843, and died on June 31st, 1942. ...
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In Memoriam
1943
John Norman Collie, 1859-1942
JOHN NORMAN COLLIE 1859-1942 Professor Collie, an Honorary Member of the American Alpine Club, was born on September 10th, 1859, and ...
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In Memoriam
1943
Alexander Addison McCoubrey, 1885-1942
ALEXANDER ADDISON McCOUBREY 1885-1942 Such a fine notice has appeared on the life of our late member, A. A. McCoubrey, ...
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In Memoriam
1943
Byron Harmon, 1876-1942
BYRON HARMON 1876-1942 Mr. Harmon was born in Tacoma, Wash., in 1876 and died at the Canmore hospital on July 9th, 1942. ...
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In Memoriam
1943
Mary Goddard Potter, 1865-1943
MARY GODDARD POTTER 1865-1943 Dr. Potter, who died on January 13th, 1943, in her 79th year, was born in Barre, Mass. ...
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In Memoriam
1943
The American Alpine Club's Handbook of American Mountaineering
The American Alpine Club’s Handbook of American Mountaineering, edited by Kenneth A. Henderson. 234 pages, including bibliography, and 150 pen and ...
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Book Reviews
1943
Manual of Ski Mountaineering
Manual of Ski Mountaineering, edited by David R. Brower and others. Compiled under the auspices of The National Ski Association ...
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Book Reviews
1943
Arctic Manual
Arctic Manual. Two paper-backed volumes prepared under direction of the Chief of the Air Forces, United States Army. 536 pages. No ...
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Book Reviews
1943
The Friendly Mountains
The Friendly Mountains, edited by Roderick Peattie. 8vo., 341 pages with 23 illustrations, 2 geologic figures, appendices and index. New York: Vanguard Press, 1942. ...
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Book Reviews
1943
Mountains
Mountains, by Carroll Lane, and Mildred Adams, Fenton. 8 vo., 160 pages including 34 devoted to photographs (2 in color) and 29 to drawings. New ...
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Book Reviews
1943
Helvellyn to Himalaya
Helvellyn to Himalaya, by F. Spencer Chapman. 8 vo., 285 pages, with illustrations and maps. London: Chatto & Windus, 1940. Price 18 s. This is ...
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Book Reviews
1943
Mt. Marcus Baker (Mt. St. Agnes)
Alaska Mt. Marcus Baker (Mt. St. Agnes). The highest point (13,250 ft.) in the Chugach Mountains at the head of Prince ...
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Notes
1943
Notes on the Early Exploration of the Canadian Rockies
Rocky Mountains of Canada Notes on the Early Exploration of the Canadian Rockies. Various discrepancies between Coues’ New Light on ...
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Notes
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Cathedral Pass
The following data on the Lake Louise area correct and supplement the 1940 edition of the Guidebook and are based on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Collier
Mt. Collier. 1903 first ascent by G. Collier, his brother and C. Kaufmann. Collier’s entry in Kaufmann’s book merely ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Haddo
Mt. Haddo. Tewes calls this peak “Sheol,” but there is no doubt as to the summit which he and C. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Huber
Mt. Huber. G. Collier was of the party which made the first ascent in 1903 (E. Tewes, C. Bohren, C. Kaufmann). ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, The Mitre
The Mitre. On August 13th, 1903, Collier, Tewes and C. Bohren ascended Mitre by “a couloir in the south wall and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Quadra
Mt. Quadra. The N. (lowest) peak of Mt. Quadra, omitted in the ascent of 1910, was first ascended in 1913 by a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Sheol
Mt. Sheol. 1905 first ascent by P. S. Thompson, C. Kaufmann. This information is merely from the entry in Kaufmann’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Fay
Mt. Fay. The early history is of interest. The name was first applied to the present Mt. Bident about 1900, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Saskatchewan Glacier
Saskatchewan Glacier. During the summer of 1942, U. S. Army training and equipment-testing forces constructed a road from the Lake Louise-Jasper ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
Big Bend Highway
Big Bend Highway. The following notes made in 1942 apply to the road between Golden and the bridge at the Big ...
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Notes
1943
North America, Canada, Purcell Range of British Columbia, Bugaboo Group
Purcell Range of British Coumbia Bugaboo Group. A Sierra Club party composed of E. Koskinen, F. Lippman and J. Pionteki ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943
Mt. Washington
White Mountains Mt. Washington. The summer of 1942 marks the 300th anniversary of the first ascent of Mt. Washington by Darby ...
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Notes
1943
Orizaba
Mexico In view of various articles on the Mexican volcanoes in the American Alpine Journal, the following data, not readily ...
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Notes
1943
Popocateptl
Popocatepetl. The Aztec name means “Smoking Mountain.” According to legend, Popocatepetl, a warrior, was enamored of Ixtaccihuatl, daughter of the ...
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Notes
1943
Ixtaccihuatl
Ixtaccihuatl. The Aztec name means “White Woman,” the Spaniards call it, less euphoniously, La mujer gordata. The first ascent was ...
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Notes
1943
Nevado de Toluca
Nevado de Toluca. The Aztec name is “Zinantecatl.” Despite local belief that Humboldt ascended higher Mexican peaks, his ascent of ...
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Notes
1943
Mr. Henry M. Stimson
Great Britain Mr. Henry M. Stimson, U. S. Secretary of War, has been elected an Honorary Member of the Alpine ...
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Notes
1943
Mont Aigulle
Alps Mont Aiguille. The 450th anniversary of the ascent of this striking peak of Dauphiny, near Grenoble, known in the ...
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Notes
1943
The Alps 90 Years Ago
The Alps 90 Years Ago. In the President’s Address (A. A. J. iv, 474, line 12), one should read “Zermatt” for “the ...
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Notes
1943
Dr. Heinrich Dübi
Dr. Heinrich Dübi, best known to us for his historical writings dealing with the Alps, and in particular for ...
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In Memoriam
1943
Louis Kurz
Louis Kurz. The death of this distinguished Swiss topographer and mountaineer occurred in Neuchatel on March 12th, 1942, in his 89th ...
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In Memoriam
1943
Europe, France, Petit Aiguille du Dru
Petit Aiguille du Dru. Mr. James T. Van Rensselaer has kindly sent us the account of the third ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1943