American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Vancouver Episode
Vancouver Episode William R. Hainsworth THE Seward Glacier storm was running true to form when Walter Wood suggested I take ...
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Feature Article
1950
Theory of Belaying
The Theory of Belaying Arnold Wexler THE protection afforded by a rope in mountaineering depends primarily upon the ability of ...
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Feature Article
1950
Agathlan
Agathlan Ray Garner THE Monument Valley area of northern Arizona and southern Utah, just west of the “four corners,” abounds ...
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Feature Article
1950
Sixth-Class Climbing in the Sawtooth Range
Sixth-Class Climbing in the Sawtooth Range Jack Schwabland THAT part of the Sawtooth Range lying just west of the Stanley ...
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Feature Article
1950
Cariboo Climbing
Cariboo Climbing Sterling Hendricks and Andrew John Kauffman, 2nd THE seldom visited Cariboos are one of the most northerly and ...
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Feature Article
1950
Report of Glaciological Work on Project Snow Cornice in 1949
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
1950
Around Russell Fiord
Around Russell Fiord William Lowell Putnam AS a result of plans formulated two years earlier, I began in January 1949 to ...
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Feature Article
1950
In Spirit Land
In Spirit Land Fred Beckey NORTH of Taku Inlet and River, and east of Lynn Canal, flat and interlacing glaciers ...
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Feature Article
1950
Tennyson and the Mountain-Maid
Tennyson and the Mountain-Maid David Allan Robertson, Jr. To praise the “small Sweet Idyl” in Book VII of Tennyson’s ...
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Feature Article
1950
The Führerbuch of Edward Feuz Sr.
The Führerbuch of Edward Feuz, Sr. [Through the courtesy of Edward Feuz, Jr., we have been privileged to examine ...
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Feature Article
1950
William Sargent Ladd, 1887-1949
WILLIAM SARGENT LADD 1887 -1949 Little more than a year ago, a group of us stood in the Library of the ...
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In Memoriam
1950
Joseph Nisbet LeConte, 1870-1950
JOSEPH NISBET LeCONTE 1870 -1950 The LeContes, father and son, exerted an influence upon the advancement of science and the love ...
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In Memoriam
1950
Dean Langmuir, 1886-1950
DEAN LANGMUIR 1886 ¦ 1950 Dean Langmuir, who joined the Club in 1922, died on 8 January 1950. A native New Yorker who spent most of ...
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In Memoriam
1950
Walter Dwight Wilcox, 1869-1949
WALTER DWIGHT WILCOX 1869–1949 Walter Dwight Wilcox, who throughout a long life was devoted to the mountains, was an original member ...
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In Memoriam
1950
Lawrence Coolidge, 1905-1950
LAWRENCE COOLIDGE 1905–1950 A life full of accomplishment and promise came to an untimely end with the death of Lawrence Coolidge ...
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In Memoriam
1950
Anthony Fiala, 1869-1950
ANTHONY FIALA 1869–1950 While the genesis of the American Alpine Club was taking place in 1902, Anthony Fiala was busy putting the ...
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In Memoriam
1950
Two Mountains and a River
Two Mountains and a River, by H. W. Tilman. xii + 232 pages, with plates and maps. Cambridge University Press, 1949. Price, $3.75. It ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Travellers in Switzerland
Travellers in Switzerland, by G. R. de Beer, xviii + 584 pages, with 23 full-page illustrations. Oxford University Press, 1949. Price, $8.00. This is a ...
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Book Reviews
1950
The Early Alpine Guides
The Early Alpine Guides, by Ronald Clark. 208 pages, with 27 illustrations, four maps and index. London: Phoenix House, 1949 (New York: Charles ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering
Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering, edited by William Robert Irwin, xx + 444 pages. New York: Columbia University Press, 1950. ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Mountain Paths
Mountain Paths, by H. E. G. Tyndale. Edited with an introduction by Arnold Lunn for “The New Alpine Library.” x + 208 ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Of Men and Mountains
Of Men and Mountains, by William O. Douglas, xiv + 338 pages, with drawings by Mary B. Watkins. New York: Harper and ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Late I Have Loved Thee
Late Have I Loved Thee, by Ethel Mannin. 350 pages. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1948. Price, $3.00. There have been ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Chamonix et le Mont Blanc
Chamonix et le Mont Blanc, by Paul Payot and G. Tairraz. 24 pages of text, 48 pages of illustrations. In a series ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Switzerland
Switzerland, edited by Doré Ogrizek and J. G. Rufenacht for the “World in Color Series.” 273 pages, with pictorial maps and ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Ddas Wallis
Das Wallis, by Maurice Zermatten. Translated from the French by Hans Grossrieder. 16 pages of text and 80 full-page illustrations from photographs ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Viertausender
Viertausender, by Ernst Albert Heiniger. 15 pages of descriptive text and 96 full-page illustrations by the author. Zürich: Fretz & Wasmuth Verlag, 1942. ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Kleines Zermatter Brevier
Kleines Zermatter Brevier, by Paul Budry and Werner Kaempfen. 159 pages, with sketches by Géa Augsburg. Brigue and Lausanne: Visp-Zermatt-Bahn-Gesellschaft, 1941. ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Die Schweiz zur Rentierzeit
Die Schweiz zur Rentierzeit, by Hans-Georg Bandi. 219 pages, with many illustrations and maps. Frauenfeld: Verlag Huber, 1947. Price, $3.00. If one draws ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Schweizer Masken und Maskenbräuche
Schweizer Masken und Mas\enbräuche, by Karl Meuli. 163 pages, with 60 full-page illustrations and a frontispiece in color. Zurich: Atlantis-Verlag, 1943. ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Schweizer Volkskunst
Schweizer Volksunst, by Titus Burckhardt and Lucas Lichtenhahn. 98 pages of text, with illustrations from drawings, and 72 full-page plates from photographs, ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Volkskunde der Schweiz
Volkskunde der Schweiz, by Richard Weiss. 436 pages, 10 plates and 314 other illustrations, with extensive notes and index. Erlenbach- Zürich: Eugen-Rentsch ...
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Book Reviews
1950
Remo Patocchi, Maler de Alpen
Remo Patocchi, Maler der Alpen, by Roger de Craon-Poussy. 65 pages, with eight full-page plates in color and 36 in monotone from ...
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Book Reviews
1950
North America, United States, Washington, A Westside Traverse of Mt. Rainier
United States: Climbs A Westside Traverse of Mt. Rainier. In the course of an ascent of the Tahoma Glacier on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1950
North America, United States, Washington, Blockhouse Tower
Blockhouse Tower. In the latter part of July 1949, having a couple of days to squander, Ralph Turman and I set ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1950
North America, United States, Wyoming, Winter Ascent of the Grand Teton
Winter Ascent of the Grand Teton. Another winter ascent of the Grand Teton has been reported.* J. D. Lewis made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1950
North America, United States, Colorado, The Crestones
The Crestones, Colorado. Mountaineering is the delicate operation of pursuing the appearance of danger while avoiding its reality. In my ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1950
Note on Bridge Climbing
Note on Bridge Climbing. The region of southern Utah and northern Arizona is famous for its scenic attractions. Colorful mesas, ...
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Notes
1950
A.A.C., Cascade Section
United States: Activities of the Clubs A.A.C., Cascade Section. The Cascade Section of the A.A.C. held ...
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Club Activities
1950
Mountaineers
Mountaineers. The Mountaineers enjoyed a successful year in 1949. Membership is now almost 2000, with the main group in Seattle and smaller ...
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Club Activities
1950
Mazamas
Mazamas. The Mazamas, of Portland, Oregon, held their 56th Annual Outing in Grand Teton National Park, 16–31 July 1949. The main camp ...
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Club Activities
1950
Sierra Club
Sierra Club. The regular summer outings of the Sierra Club in the Sierra Nevada gave opportunity for a great deal ...
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Club Activities
1950
Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club, 1950
REPORT OF THE SAFETY COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ALPINE CLUB 1950 The mountain accidents reported during 1949 from the English-speaking portions of ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1950
California: (1) Yosemite Valley
(a) MOUNTAIN FATALITIES California: (1) Yosemite Valley. On 22 March 1949 Kenneth A. Haines (19) and Peter B. Yeazell (18), from Fresno, California, were killed ...
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Accident Reports
1950
California: (2) Yosemite Valley
California: (2) Yosemite Valley. On 11 November 1949 Darrel J. Warren, a soldier from Castle Field Air Base at Merced, California, was instantly ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Utah, Salt Lake City
Utah: Salt Lake City. (Although not a mountaineering accidebt, this is reported because of its tragic lesson.) On a graduation ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Oregon, Mount Hood
Oregon: Mount Hood. Just before dawn on 29 October 1949, Donald Welk, a 20-year-old Lewis and Clark College student, was killed in ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Colorado, Colorado National Monument
Colorado: Colorado National Monument. On 29 May 1949 Otto Schied, a German exchange student and high school senior, plunged 300 feet to his ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Colorado, Snowmass Peak (14,077 ft.)
Colorado: Snowmass Peak (14,077 ft.). On 26 August 1949 Arthur Gallager (21), a Yale student from Colorado Springs, slid to his death in a ...
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Accident Reports
1950
New Hampshire: Mount Washington
New Hampshire: Mount Washington. On 1 May 1949 Dr. Paul Schiller, a Harvard research associate and Hungarian scientist, plunged into a water-filled ...
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Accident Reports
1950