American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1949
Asia, Sinkiang
Sinkiang. In October 1948 the New York Times reported an attempt on 18,000-ft. Bogdo Ola by E. E. Shipton and H. ...
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Asia, Lebanon
Lebanon. Anderson Bakewell writes of climbing 8620-ft. Mt. Sannine in December 1947.
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Contraction Bolts
Contraction Bolts. Ralph Widrig and Joe Hieb, of the Seattle Mountaineers, have developed a contraction bolt, shown in the illustration ...
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1949
Motion pictures: "Black Narcissus" and "Climbing the Matterhorn"
Motion pictures: “Black Narcissus” and “Climbing the Matterhorn.” This is the first time that professional motion pictures have been reviewed ...
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1949
Antarctic Interlude
Antarctic Interlude William R. Latady ON 19 February 1948 the U. S. Navy icebreakers Burton Island and Adisto plowed through the three ...
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Feature Article
1949
First Ascents in the Cashmere Crags
First Ascents in the Cashmere Crags Ralph S. Widrig GOOD granite is probably the best of rocks to climb on. ...
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Feature Article
1949
The Northern Selkirks
The Northern Selkirks Arnold Wexler NORTH of the Canadian Pacific Railroad, within the big bend of the Columbia River, are ...
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Feature Article
1949
Operation Oppy
Operation Oppy John C. Oberlin july 12th, 1946 … The full moon, shining down upon the North Saskatchewan River that evening, silhouetted ...
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Feature Article
1949
More First Ascents in the Coast Range of British Columbia
More First Ascents in the Coast Range of British Columbia Fred Beckey [This is a sequel to William L. Putnam’...
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Feature Article
1949
Legends of Mount Pilatus
Legends of Mount Pilatus J. Monroe Thorington THE Spreuer bridge, with its 17th-century Dance of Death, spans the river Reuss ...
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Feature Article
1949
Safety in the Mountains, Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club 1949
Safety in the Mountains Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club 1949 THE mountain accidents of the climbing ...
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Feature Article
1949
The American Alpine Club as Auxiliary in Glacial Research
The American Alpine Club as an Auxiliary in Glacial Research Richard Foster Flint [It is a pleasure to reprint the ...
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Feature Article
1949
American Alpine Club Research Fund, 13. Dirt Bands
American Alpine Club Research Fund 13. DIRT BANDS Joel E. Fisher ALLEY glaciers exhibit, in occasional instances, unique cross- glacier concentric ...
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Feature Article
1949
The American Alpine Club and the Museum Idea
The American Alpine Club and the Museum Idea J. Monroe Thorington In the Presidential Address of 1941, the present writer offered ...
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Edward Warren Harn, 1865-1949
EDWARD WARREN HARNDEN 1865 - 949 Mountaineers are always indebted to those who, after exploring a region and discovering the enjoyment of ...
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In Memoriam
1949
Allston Burr, 1866-1949
ALLSTON BURR 1866 - 1949 Allston Burr, long a member of the American Alpine Club, died in January 1949 at the age of 82. ...
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In Memoriam
1949
Julia Kennett Colt, 1878-1948
JULIA KENNETT COLT 1878 - 1948 Julia Kennett Colt, the eldest child of John and Violet Kennett Whittaker, was born on 1 April 1878, ...
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In Memoriam
1949
The American Mountain Series
The American Mountain Series, edited by Roderick Peattie. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1942-48. Prices, $3.50-$5.00* These books are designed ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada
Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. Photographs by Ansel Adams, and selections from the works of John Muir, edited by Charlotte ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Yosemite, the Big Trees and the High Sierra: A Selective Bibliography
Yosemite, the Big Trees and the High Sierra: A Selective Bibliography, by Francis P. Farquhar. 104 pages, illustrations. Berkeley: University of ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Les Montagnes du Monde
Les Montagnes du Monde. Publié par la Fondation Suisse pour l’Exploration Alpine, Zürich. Lausanne: F. Rouge et Cie. ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Alpine Tragedy
Alpine Tragedy, by Charles Gos. Translated from the French by Malcolm Barnes. 282 pages, illustrations. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1948. ...
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Book Reviews
1949
Henriette d'Angeville au Mont-Blanc
Henriette d’Angeville au Mont-Blanc, by Émile Gaillard. 159 pp., numerous illustrations, Chambéry, 1947: Collection le Roc et l’Eau, Éditions ...
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Book Reviews
1949
United States: New Climbs, Further Firsts in Cashmere Crags
Further Firsts in Cashmere Crags. Data supplied by Fred Beckey complement the article by Ralph Widrig in this issue: Dragon ...
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1949
North America, United States, West Virginia, Baker Rock
Baker Rock, West Virginia. On the slopes of Elkhorn Ridge, a few miles E. of Petersburg, W. Va., erosion has ...
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1949
Guidebook for Mountains of the Northwest
Guidebook for Mountains of the Northwest. The A.A.C. looks forward to completion in the near future of the ...
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1949
A.A.C. in Denver
A.A.C. in Denver. On 5 May 1949 the Colorado members of the A.A.C., with guests from the Colorado ...
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Club Activities
1949
Mountaineers
Mountaineers. At the time of going to press, we have unfortunately received no summary of the year 1948 from the Mountaineers, ...
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Club Activities
1949
Mazamas
Mazamas. The Mazamas, of Portland, Ore., held their 55th Annual Outing in 1948, from July 25th to August 8th, at Park ...
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Club Activities
1949
Sierra Club
Sierra Club. Ever since the Sierra Club was founded in 1892 by John Muir (later a charter member of the A....
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Club Activities
1949
Stanford
Stanford. The Stanford Alpine Club has 50 members, half of whom are active. Four week ends a year, the club sponsors ...
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Club Activities
1949
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club. For the Colorado Mountain Club 1948 was a busy year, though not spectacular. Trips sponsored by the Denver ...
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Club Activities
1949
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The Iowa Mountaineers of the State University of Iowa enjoyed in 1948 their most successful year. Founded in 1940, the ...
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Club Activities
1949
Chicago Mountaineering Club
Chicago Mountaineering Club. During 1948 the Chicago Mountaineering Club enjoyed a series of fine monthly meetings from January to June and ...
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1949
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Mountain Club. In 1948 the Appalachian Mountain Club continued its usual round of lectures, walks, ski trips, rock climbs, white ...
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1949
Harvard
Harvard. If one is to judge by performance, past, present and (probable) future, the Harvard Mountaineering Club still occupies a ...
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Club Activities
1949
Yale
Yale. The second year of the Yale Mountaineering Club brought a considerable increase in interest and activity. Members regularly practised ...
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Club Activities
1949
Princeton
Princeton. In the fall of 1948 a small group of climbers in the Princeton Outing Club felt the need of a ...
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1949
Alaska, Mt. Shand
Mt. Shand. The peak which rises to about 13,000 ft. ten miles S.E. of Mt. Hayes in the Alaska Range ...
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1949
Cosmic Rays on Mt. McKinley
Cosmic Rays on McKinley. Results of scientific experiments carried out in the course of “Operation White Tower” are described in ...
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1949