American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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The First Ascent of Brussels Peak
The First Ascent of Brussels Peak Raymond C. Garner IN THE SUMMER of 1947 my wife and I spent two and ...
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Feature Article
1949
Alberta and the Silver Ice-Axe
Alberta and the Silver Ice-Axe JOHN C. OBERLIN “WE CAME from Japan so far called by this charming great mountain.” ...
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Feature Article
1949
A Bugaboo Adventure
A Bugaboo Adventure Fred Beckey AS RALPH Widrig, Joe Hieb and I trudged to camp at timberline with heavy packs, ...
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Feature Article
1949
First Ascent of the Nisqually Icefall
First Ascent of the Nisqually Icefall Dee Molenaar AT NOON on 15 July 1948, Bob Craig and I stood on a small ...
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Feature Article
1949
Gothics East Peak and Sundry Other Matters
Gothics East Peak and Sundry Other Matters Andrew John Kauffman, 2nd TWICE in my climbing career it has been my ...
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Feature Article
1949
Children of the Homathko
Children of the Homathko W. V. Graham Matthews THE work of the Harvard Mountaineering Club’s 1947 expedition to the Coast ...
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Feature Article
1949
The Ascent of Glacier Peak 13-21 August 1905
The Ascent of Glacier Peak 13-21 August 1905 Thomas Riggs [A letter from the Hon. Noel J. Ogilvie, International Boundary Commissioner ...
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Feature Article
1949
Mountaineering: A Solace to Sedate Old Age
Mountaineering : A Solace to Sedate Old Age JOHN H. STRONG THERE are more mountaineers, actual and potential, scattered over the ...
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Feature Article
1949
American Alpine Club Research Fund
American Alpine Club Research Fund The American Alpine Club Research Fund was established in 1945 to promote scientific, literary, educational or ...
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Feature Article
1949
Henry Sherman Adams, 1864-1948
HENRY SHERMAN ADAMS 1864-1948 Henry S. Adams, one of the very early members of the American Alpine Club (elected in 1909), ...
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In Memoriam
1949
George Marston Weed, 1864-1948
GEORGE MARSTON WEED 1864-1948 Half a century ago George Weed was one of the most active members of the Appalachian ...
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In Memoriam
1949
Frank N. Waterman, 1865-1948
FRANK N. WATERMAN 1865-1948 By the death of Frank N. Waterman on 19 January 1948, the city of Summit, N. J., lost ...
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In Memoriam
1949
Francois Emile Matthes, 1874-1948
FRANCOIS EMILE MATTHES 1874-1948 Mountain climbing was for François Matthes all in the day’s work. Yet he enjoyed ...
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In Memoriam
1949
Edward Lisle Strutt, 1874-1948
EDWARD LISLE STRUTT 1874-1948 The unexpected death of Colonel E. L. Strutt at Edinburgh on 7 July 1948 deprives the American Alpine ...
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In Memoriam
1949
Morrison Parsons Bridgland, 1878-1948
MORRISON PARSONS BRIDGLAND 1878-1948 Morrison Parsons Bridgland was a Canadian surveyor and a lover of mountains who had been a ...
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In Memoriam
1949
Rollin Thomas Chamberlin, 1881-1948
ROLLIN THOMAS CHAMBERLIN 1881-1948 When Professor Chamberlin was a student in Switzerland in 1900 he made his first ascent, the Titlis, ...
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In Memoriam
1949
Mount Everest: 1938
Mount Everest: 1938, by H. W. Tilman. 8vo., 160 pp., 48 illustrations and 4 maps. New York, 1948: The Macmillan Co. Price, $3.75. The great record ...
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Book Reviews
1949
The Unknown Mountain
The Unknown Mountain, by Don Munday. 8vo., 268 pp., photographs and map. London, 1948: Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd. Price, 21/-. The story ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains, by Frank S. Smythe. 4to., 149 pp., 64 photographic plates, 16 in color. London, 1948: A. & C. Black. Price, 30/-. Mr. Smythe ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Again Switzerland
Again Switzerland, by Frank S. Smythe. 8vo., 248 pp., 33 illustrations and a map. London, 1947: Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd. Price, 20/-. Mr. ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Snow on the Hills
Snow on the Hills, by Frank S. Smythe. Large 4to., 119 pp., 47 illustrations. London, 1946: A. & C. Black. Price, 25/-. Another book ...
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Book Reviews
1949
The Swiss Without Halos
The Swiss Without Halos, by J. Christopher Herold. 8vo., 271 pp. New York, 1948: Columbia University Press. Price, $3.75. Mr. Herold’s book ...
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Book Reviews
1949
La Grande Crevasse
La Grande Crevasse, by R. Frison-Roche. 8vo., 300 pp., photographic illustrations. Grenoble: B. Arthaud. Price, 300 frs. A friend living in Madeira ...
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Book Reviews
1949
When the Steel Went Through
When the Steel Went Through, by P. Turner Bone. 8vo., 180 pp., 21 photographic illustrations. Toronto, 1947: The Macmillan Co., Price, $3.00. The author, ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Komm mit mir ins Wallis
BRIEFER MENTION Komm mit mir ins Wallis, by Walter Schmid. 4to., 248 pp., 112 illustrations from photographs by the author. Bern, 1947: Verlag ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Mountaineering In Scotland
Mountaineering In Scotland, by W. H. Murray. 8vo., xii, 252 pp., 31 photographic illustrations, 5 maps. New York, 1948: The Macmillan Company. Price, $4.50. None ...
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Book Reviews
1949
On the Hills of the North
On the Hills of the North, by J. Hubert Walker. Square 8vo., xv, 182 pp., 24 photographic illustrations, 6 maps. London, 1948: Oliver and ...
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Book Reviews
1949
The Matterhorn
The Matterhorn, by Guido Rey, translated by J. E. C. Eaton. A new edition, revised and with additional chapters by ...
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Book Reviews
1949
The Mountains of Snowdonia
The Mountains of Snowdonia, edited by Herbert R. C. Carr and George A. Lister. 8vo., xiii, 312 pp., photographic illustrations, maps ...
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Book Reviews
1949
United States, Cascades: First Ascent of the N. Face of Mt. Baker
Cascades: First Ascent of the N. Face of Mt. Baker. No route on Mt. Baker between the Cockscomb on the ...
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Notes
1949
United States, Cascades: First Ascent of S.W. Face of Sloan Peak
Cascades: First Ascent of the S.W. Face of Sloan Peak. On 31 July 1948 Jack Schwabland and Fred Beckey, inquiring into ...
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Notes
1949
United States, Cascades: Turnwater Firsts
Cascades: Tumwater Firsts. On 2 May 1948 Fred Beckey, Ralph Widrig, Joe Hieb and Wesley Grande climbed the imposing Tumwater Tower on ...
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Notes
1949
United States, Cascades: Mt. Adams
Cascades: Mt. Adams. It is reported that Robert Craig and C. Molenaar, in September 1948, made a new route up the ...
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Notes
1949
United States, Cascades: Cashmere Crags
Cascades: Cashmere Crags. A plane supplying Fred Beckey and his party with aerial deliveries in this area cracked up recently ...
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Notes
1949
United States, Idaho: First Ascents in the Sawtooth Range
Idaho: First Ascents in the Sawtooth Range. On 13 June 1948 an eight-man party assembled at Redfish Lake, took a motorboat to ...
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1949
United States, Wyoming: New Route on the S. Face of Grand Teton
Wyoming: New Route on the S. Face of Grand Teton. On 3 July 1948 Fred Beckey, Ralph Widrig and Graham Matthews reached ...
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1949
United States, Wyoming: Southern Wind River Range
Wyoming: Southern Wind River Range. Late in June 1948 Ralph Widrig, Fred Beckey, Graham Matthews and Harry King hiked from Big ...
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Notes
1949
United States, Mountaineering in the National Parks
Mountaineering in the National Parks. Interest of the National Park Service in mountain climbing in Park areas has steadily increased. ...
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Notes
1949
United States, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
Mt. McKinley. A July report from Alaska tells of an apparently unsuccessful 1948 attempt to climb Mt. McKinley, and further attention ...
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Notes
1949
Canada, Canadian Rockies: Mt. Monchy and Mt. Hooge
Canadian Rockies: Mt. Monchy and Mt. Hooge. Travelling up the valley of the Alexandra River, one may have glimpses of ...
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Notes
1949
Canada, Canadian Rockies: Mt. Baker and Mt. Thompson
Canadian Rockies: Mt. Baker and Mt. Thompson. Mt. Baker, new route by N. ridge, 1948: D. Bidwell, R. Clapp, L. M. ...
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Notes
1949
Canada, Canadian Rockies: Thoughtless Climbing
Canadian Rockies: Thoughtless Climbing. In July 1948 a party of American climbers left their car parked at the Columbia Icefield chalet ...
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1949
Canada, Canadian Rockies: Swiss Guides' Tariff for Climbing
Canadian Rockies: Swiss Guides’ Tariff for Climbing. Mt. Victoria 2 days $40.00  Mt. Lefroy 2 days 40.00  Mt. Hungabee 14 hrs. 40.00  Cathedral Mountain 12 hrs. 30.00  Mt. ...
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Notes
1949
Canada, Selkirk Range: Battle Group
Selkirk Range: Battle Group. Successes of 1947 in the Battle Group are further described in two papers: C.A.J., XXI (1948), 1 ...
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1949
Canada, Selkirk Range: Trout Lake Group
Selkirk Range: Trout Lake Group. The Trout Lake Group in the sourthern Selkirks was visited in 1948 by R. Clapp, L. ...
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1949
Canada, Cariboo Range
Cariboo Range. This range is now officially the McLennan Range (C.A.J., XXI, 94). The first crossing was made in 1947 ...
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1949
Canada, Purcell Range
Purcell Range. Ascents in July 1948 by F. Beckey, J. Hieb and R. Widrig are described in an article in this ...
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1949
Europe, A Sorry Season
A Sorry Season. Very bad weather severely limited climbing in the Alps during the summer of 1948.
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1949
Europe, Early American Ascents in the Alps
Early American Ascents in the Alps. Through the efforts of Mr. Oscar Houston, the A.A.C. has received an ...
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Notes
1949
Europe, Alpine Museum and Library at Munich
Alpine Museum and Library at Munich. We have received from Dr. J. Monroe Thorington a letter addressed to him by ...
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Notes
1949