American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
AAJ
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
Chain of Mont Blanc
Chain of Mont Blanc. A new hut with capacity of 100-150, for summer climbing and spring skiing, is to be ...
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Notes
1943
Mont Blanc
Mont Blanc. From the effects of the late John Barrymore (1882–1942), the American actor, we have secured his certificate of an ...
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Notes
1943
Three generations of Americans on the Matterhorn
Three generations of Americans on the Matterhorn. In A. A. J. ii, 511, 513, we recorded ascents of Monte Rosa and Matterhorn ...
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Notes
1943
The Alps in Fiction
The Alps in Fiction. To the list in A. A.J. iv, 458, one may add: Baum, Vicky. Marion Alive. Doubleday, 1941. ...
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Notes
1943
South America
South America Our fellow-member, Mr. Anderson Bakewell, has compiled from the American Geographical Society’s Millionth Map, a list of ...
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Notes
1943
South America, Alberto de Agostino
Alberto de Agostino, Swiss missionary and author of the fine volume, Andes Patigonicos (1941), now in our library, has ascended the ...
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Notes
1943
Ascents in Bolivia
Ascents in Bolivia. Our former contributor, Mr. Joseph Prem, sends a remarkable list of his ascents in 1939, followed by an ...
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Notes
1943
On the Origin of Mountains
On the Origin of Mountains In Garrison’s History of Medicine one reads of Ibn Sina or Avicenna (980–1037), called “the ...
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Notes
1943