American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Northern Cascades: (1) Monte Cristo District
Northern Cascades: (1) Monte Cristo District. On the morning of 13 September 1947, a party of four young members of the Mountaineers Inc., ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Northern Cascades: (2) Snoqualmie Pass District, Washington
Northern Cascades: (2) Snoqualmie Pass District, Washington. On 14 September 1947 a girl fell from Guye Peak while she was descending unroped, in ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Northern Cascades: (3) Mt. Index, Washington
Northern Cascades: (3) Mt. Index, Washington. During the first week of October 1947, there occurred a tragic accident which has not yet ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Sierra Nevada: (1) Yosemite Valley
Sierra Nevada: (1) Yosemite Valley. On 31 May 1947 Donald Boyd, a 14-year-old boy, was killed by a fall from Sunnyside Bench beneath ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Sierra Nevada: (2) Cathedral Spires, Yosemite Valley
Sierra Nevada: (2) Cathedral Spires, Yosemite Valley. On 13 July 1947 the president of the Stanford Alpine Club and two of its members ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Sierra Nevada: (3) Twin Peaks (8294 ft.), above Lake Tahoe, California
Sierra Nevada: (3) Twin Peaks (8924 ft.), above Lake Tahoe, California. On 14 August 1947 Emmett Pettit, an easterner 23 years old, previously acquainted with ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Sierra Nevada: (4) Devil's Slide, San Mateo Sea Cliffs
Sierra Nevada: (4) Devil’s Slide, San Mateo Sea Cliffs. On 17 August 1947 a local practice group from the Sierra Club was ...
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Accident Reports
1948
New Mexico Rocky Mountains
New Mexico Rocky Mountains: In late October 1947, two girl secretaries from Los Alamos lost their lives on an icy slope ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Tetons: (1) Symmetry Spire, St. John Massif
Tetons: (I) Symmetry Spire, St. John Massif. In mid-June 1947, a climber, Hans Breu, was making an attempt on one of ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Tetons: (2) Mount Owen
Tetons: (2) Mount Owen. On 8 August 1947 Clement Rams- land, an instructor in Public Speaking at the University of Minnesota, fell during ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Tetons: (3) Mount Owen
Tetons: (3) Mount Owen. On 24 August 1947 William Mc- Indoe, a park employee 20 years old, fell to a ledge within 40 yds. of ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian Mountains. On 25 May 1947, in the Cumberland Plateau region of Tennessee, an accident occurred to a member of a rock-climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1948
United States, First Ascents in the Cascades
First Ascents in the Cascades. In September 1946 Charles Welsh, Jerry O’Neil and Fred Beckey camped in the alpine meadow ...
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Notes
1948
United States, The Mountaineers, 1947
The Mountaineers, 1947. The Mountaineers Inc. consists of a main club in Seattle and branches in Tacoma and Everett. The mountain ...
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Notes
1948
United States, Sierra Club, 1947
Sierra Club, 1947. The 43rd Annual High Trip, with an attendance o£ about 100, travelled for four weeks under the leadership of ...
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Notes
1948
United States, Colorado Mountain Club, 1947
Colorado Mountain Club, 1947. The Colorado Mountain Club enjoyed a very active year, with trips scheduled practically every week end. Skiing ...
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Notes
1948
United States, Sawtooth Outing of the Iowa Mountaineers
Sawtooth Outing of the Iowa Mountaineers. The Iowa Mountaineers of the State University of Iowa spent three weeks of August 1947 ...
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Notes
1948
United States, Chicago Mountaineering Club, 1947
Chicago Mountaineering Club, 1947. The Needle Mountains of the San Juan Range, in southwestern Colorado, was the location for the 2nd ...
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Notes
1948
United States, Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Mountain Club, 1947. The Appalachian Mountain Club sponsored the usual number of climbing trips during the past year. Many ski ...
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Notes
1948
United States, Mountaineering at Harvard
Mountaineering at Harvard. The Harvard Mountaineering Club is unique among college mountaineering clubs in this country in that it is ...
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Notes
1948
United States, Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club, 1947. During the first two weeks of July 1947, six members of the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club packed into the ...
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Notes
1948
United States, First Year of the Yale Mountaineering Club
First Year of the Yale Mountaineering Club. On 1 May 1947 the Yale Mountaineering Club became an official organization recognized by the ...
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Notes
1948
United States, Princeton Outing Club
Princeton Outing Club. The recently established Princeton Outing Club, though interested primarily in skiing, includes a small group of members ...
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Notes
1948
Canada, Glacier Camp of the A.A.C
Glacier Camp of the A.A.C. The 1947 camp of the Alpine Club of Canada was held at Glacier from ...
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Notes
1948
Canada, First Ascents in the Canadian Rockies
First Ascents in the Canadian Rockies. The first ascent of Mt. Sparrowhawk was accomplished on 24 May 1947, via Kananaskis Valley, by ...
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Notes
1948
Yoho-Waputik Icefield
Yoho-Waputik Icefield. The Guidebook describes inadequately the southern portion of the Yoho-Waputik group containing the approaches to and routes on ...
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Notes
1948
Europe, Accidents in the Alps
Accidents in the Alps. It is with profound regret that we here report the loss in 1947 of three distinguished younger ...
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Notes
1948
Europe, Eiger
Eiger. The second and third conquests of the Nordwand were recorded during the summer of 1947. Two French guides, Louis Lachenal, ...
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Notes
1948
Asia, Probing the Mystery
Probing the Mystery. Bradford Washburn set out late in January 1948 with an expedition planning to spend six weeks in aerial ...
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Notes
1948
Asia, Reports via London
Reports via London. The Alpine Journal for November 1947 reports an attempt on Rakaposhi by a party consisting of Messrs. C. ...
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Notes
1948
Asia, Swiss in Garhwal
Swiss in Garhwal. A Swiss expedition visited Garhwal in 1947 under the leadership of André Roch. Other members of the party ...
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Notes
1948
Asia, Pamirs
Pamirs. A Moscow dispatch dated 17 December 1947 reports that two previously unnamed peaks in the Northwestern Pamirs have been climbed and ...
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Notes
1948
To All Lovers of Mountains
The American Alpine Club 113 EAST 90TH STREET NEW YORK 28, N. Y. To All Lovers of Mountains: No mountaineer, looking back ...
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Notes
1948
The Need for a National Mountaineering Safety Program, Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club, Introduction
THE NEED FOR A NATIONAL MOUNTAINEERING SAFETY PROGRAM Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club Introduction THE ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1948
New Mexico Rocky Mountains
New Mexico Rocky Mountains. In late October 1947, two girl secretaries from Los Alamos, Frances Krauss and Mildred Hartig, lost their ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Sierra Nevada, California: (1) Twin Peaks (8924 ft.), above Lake Tahoe
Sierra Nevada, California: (1) Twin Peaks (8924 ft.), above Lake Tahoe. On 14 August 1947 a young man from Massachusetts, Emmett Pettit, 23 years old, ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Sierra Nevada, California: (2) Yosemite Valley
Sierra Nevada, California: (2) Yosemite Valley. On 31 May 1947 Donald Boyd, a 14-year-old boy, was killed by a fall from Sunnyside Bench ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Sierra Nevada, California: (3) Cathedral Spires, Yosemite Valley
Sierra Nevada, California: (3) Cathedral Spires, Yosemite Valley. On 13 July 1947 three members of the Stanford Alpine Club were climbing the “Rotten ...
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Accident Reports
1948
San Mateo Sea Cliffs, California: Devil's Slide
San Mateo Sea Cliffs, California: Devil’s Slide. On 17 August 1947 a local practice group from the Sierra Club was climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Northern Cascades, Washington: (1) Monte Cristo District.
Northern Cascades, Washington: (1) Monte Cristo District. On the morning of 13 September 1947, a party of four young members of the Mountaineers ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Northern Cascades, Washington: (2) Snoqualmie Pass District
Northern Cascades, Washington: (2) Snoqualmie Pass District. On 14 September 1947 a girl fell from Guye Peak while she was descending unroped, in ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1948
Northern Cascades, Washington: (3) Mount Index
Northern Cascades, Washington: (3) Mount Index. During the first week of October 1947, there occurred a tragic accident which has not yet ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Coast Range, British Columbia
Coast Range, British Columbia. On 22 July 1947, in the Mount Waddington-Tiedemann district of western British Columbia, Charles Shiverick, of the Harvard ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Teton Range, Wyoming: (1) Symmetry Spire, St. John Massif
Teton Range, Wyoming: (1) Symmetry Spire, St. John Massif. In mid-June 1947, a climber, Hans Breu, was attempting one of the cliffs ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Teton Range, Wyoming: (2) Mount Owen
Teton Range, Wyoming: (2) Mount Owen. On 8 August 1947 Clement Ramsland, an instructor in Public Speaking at the University of Minnesota, fell ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Teton Range, Wyoming: (3) Mount Owen
Teton Range, Wyoming: (3) Mount Owen. On 24 August 1947 William McIndoe, a park employee 20 years old, fell to a ledge within 40 yards ...
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Accident Reports
1948
Appalachian Mountains, Tennessee: Cumberland Plateau Region
Appalachian Mountains, Tennessee: Cumberland Plateau Region. On 25 May 1947 an accident occurred to a member of a rock-climbing group from Vanderbilt ...
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Accident Reports
1948
General Comments
The Committee thinks it desirable, before making specific recommendations, to point out certain conditions pertaining to mountaineering in our time ...
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Feature Article
1948
Recommendations
FROM the review of recent mountaineering accidents, it is clear that valuable lessons may be learned, many of them simply ...
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Feature Article
1948