American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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Notes
1949
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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Notes
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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Notes
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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Notes
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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Club Activities
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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Club Activities
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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Club Activities
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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Notes
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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Notes
1949
North America, United States, Alaska, Ascent of Mt. McKinley, 1948
Ascent of McKinley, 1948. On 13 July 1948 five students from the University of Alaska, led by Walter Gonnason, climbed the S. peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1949
North America, Alaska-Yukon Border, Success on Mt. Vancouver
Success on Mt. Vancouver. On 5 July 1949 four climbers reached the summit of Mt. Vancouver (15,720 ft.), which had been the highest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1949
North America, Canada, Rocky Mountains of Canada, Mt. Hurd, Unnamed Peak, Mt. Wilson
Rocky Mountains of Canada. The following ascents were made in 1948 by Mr. and Mrs. E. Cromwell: Mt. Hurd (9275 ft.), first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1949
South America, Patagonia
Patagonia. During the early months of 1949, Maynard M. Miller and Robert L. Nichols participated with three Argentine geologists in a ...
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Notes
1949
South America, Argentina, Aconcagua
Aconcagua. On 19 February 1949 Lieutenant William D. Hackett reached the summit of Aconcagua in company with an Argentine officer, Lieutenant Jorge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1949
South America, Colombia, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. It is reported that in February 1949 Wallace and Bruce Adams climbed El Guardian by a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1949
Eruption in Colombia
Eruption in Colombia. Seventeen students were reported killed in a sudden eruption near the summit of the 15,416-foot volcano Purace (2° 20...
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Notes
1949
Europe, The Untrodden Route
The Untrodden Route. The Alpine Club (London) has lost four members whose names are known to all lovers of mountain ...
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Notes
1949
Europe, A Climber's Tour from Klosters to Zermatt
A Climber’s Tour from Klosters to Zermatt. To those who wish to visit some relatively little known sections of ...
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Notes
1949
Asia, Americans Back from Nepal
Americans back from Nepal. The Nepal expedition led by Dr. Dillon Ripley, of New Haven, and sponsored by Yale University, ...
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Notes
1949
Asia, British in Nepal
British in Nepal. An announcement from the Himalayan Committee of the Alpine Club states that a small expedition is being ...
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Notes
1949
Asia, India, Swiss around Kangchenjunga
Swiss around Kangchenjunga. A Swiss expedition to the region of Kangchenjunga was reported from India in April 1949. Members were Alfred ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1949
Asia, Norwegians Contemplating Nanga Parbat
Norwegians Contemplating Nanga Parbat. The Associated Press reported in January 1949 that Professor Arne Naesse, of Oslo University, is planning to ...
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Notes
1949
Asia, Air Survey of Nepal
Air Survey of Nepal. Anderson Bakewell, S. J., now at De Nobili College, Poona, has drawn our attention to a ...
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Notes
1949
Asia, Himalayan Weather
Himalayan Weather. Thanks to the same informant in Poona, we have had word of two interesting surveys reported by the ...
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Notes
1949
Arctic and Antarctic, Greenland
Greenland. Paul-Émile Victor, leader of the Expédition Polaire Française, has been for many months recently in western ...
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Notes
1949
Arctic and Antarctic, Antarctic Rescue
Antarctic Rescue. In the Antarctic winter night of July 1947, “Pete” Peterson and I found ourselves 20 miles from base without adequate ...
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Notes
1949
Of General Interest, Two Anniversaries
OF General Interest Two Anniversaries. The year 1949 marks the centenary of the birth of Albert Heim (1849-1937) and the 65th ...
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Notes
1949
Of General Interest, Glaciology in the Sixteenth Century
Glaciology in the Sixteenth Century. The following passage is translated from Sebastian Münster's Cosmographia Universalis (Basel, 1543): What is understood ...
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Notes
1949
Safety in the Mountains, Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club, 1949
THE mountain accidents of the climbing year 1948 surpassed in number those of 1947. In 1947 there were 15 persons killed or injured; in 1948 ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1949