American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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116 Records

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North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, South Face of Forbidden Peak
S. Face of Forbidden Peak. Whoever ventures into the Cascade Pass area, in the state of Washington, can hardly help ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, New Ascents in the Cashmere Crags
New Ascents in the Cashmere Crags. Of a number of new climbs on the Nightmare Needles in the Cashmere Crags, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Other Climbs in the Cascades
Other Climbs in the Cascades. Cascade Peak, the last unclimbed peak in the Cascade Pass region, was ascended on July 23...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Traverse of Mt. Index
Traverse of Mt. Index. The grim precipices of the three peaks of Mt. Index, just S. of the Stevens Pass ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, North Face of Cloudveil Dome
United States: Climbs in the Tetons North Face of Cloudveil Dome. Cloudveil Dome (12,026 ft.) lies on the ridge that connects ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, New Routes on Symmetry Spire
New Routes on Symmetry Spire. In July 1949 Lee Pedrick and Richard Pownall made the complete ascent of the conspicuous crack ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, New Route on Storm Point
New Route on Storm Point. The first ascent of Storm Point (10,040 ft.) by the S.W. ridge was made by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Variations on the Grand Teton
Variation on the Grand Teton. During August 1948 Dick Pow- nall and Art Gilkey established a new route on the Grand ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Grand Traverse
Grand Traverse. During July 1950 Mike Brewer and Dick Pownall completed the longest traverse ever made in the Tetons. They started ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, First Ascent of Red Sentinel
First Ascent of Red Sentinel. The Red Sentinel, a very spectacular 200-ft. spire rising abruptly on the ridge which joins ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
A.A.C., Cascade Section
United States: Activities of the Clubs A.A.C., Cascade Section. As usual, the Section enjoyed an active year. Several ...
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Club Activities
1951
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section. Since its organization in March 1947, the Sierra Nevada Section of the A.A.C. ...
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Club Activities
1951
Mazamas
Mazamas. The Mazamas, Portland, Oregon, continued their regular program of official climbs, local walks and Wednesday evening clubroom programs during ...
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Club Activities
1951
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club. “All aboard for the Great South Circle Trip! Great North Circle Trip and Hall’s Spires leave ...
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Club Activities
1951
Iowa Mountianeers
Iowa Mountaineers. In 1950 the Club enjoyed its largest membership—1322. The budget permitted purchase of essential new equipment, including a Club ...
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Club Activities
1951
Chicago Mountaineering Club
Chicago Mountaineering Club. Members were active in several mountain ranges during 1950. A Club party of 13 camped at Lake Isabelle, in ...
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Club Activities
1951
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Mountain Club. The Club had a full program of meetings, lectures and trips during 1950. Rock climbers were very active: ...
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Club Activities
1951
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. The principal activity of the P.A.T.C. during 1950 was the maintenance of trails, closed ...
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Club Activities
1951
Princeton Mountaineering Club
Princeton Mountaineering Club. The Club finished in June 1950 a fairly active year—its first as a separate entity in the ...
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Club Activities
1951
Yale Mountaineering Club
Yale Mountaineering Club. In 1950 the Club continued its program of training in rock- and ice-climbing techniques, with emphasis on the ...
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Club Activities
1951
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. The summer activities of the H.M.C. in 1950 included the ascent of Nevado Yerupajá, Peru, by ...
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Club Activities
1951
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. Last fall the D.M.C. sponsored a six-week course in rock climbing. Most of the participants ...
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Club Activities
1951
Williams
Williams. In 1950 the Williams Outing Club has continued its mountaineering activities along the lines set in 1949. Several members climbed in ...
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Club Activities
1951
Rensselear Mountaineering Club
Rensselaer Mountaineering Club. Fortunate in having lost a minimum of leaders through graduation, the R.M.C. has been able ...
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Club Activities
1951
Stanford Alpine Club
Stanford Alpine Club. The Club has weekly practice climbs on local rocks. Beginners are instructed in safe climbing, and more ...
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Club Activities
1951
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Logan: Second and Third Ascents
Alaska-Yukon Territory Mt. Logan: Second and Third Ascents. On 17 June 1950 Norman H. Read (aged 60) and André Roch, well-known Swiss climber, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Canada, Coast Range
Coast Range. In addition to making two brilliant new routes on Mt. Waddington in the summer of 1950, the Oscar Cook- ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, United States, Canada, Garibaldi Park
Garibaldi Park. The highest peak in Garibaldi Park, 50 miles N. of Vancouver, was climbed in September 1950 by a group who ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
North America, Mexico, Casualties on Popocatepetl
Casualties on Popocatepetl. About 5000 persons attempted the ascent of Popocatepetl on the week end of 15 October 1950, hoping to attend a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Europe, Switzerland, "Feliz qui potuit. . . ."
“Felix qui potuit.…" What seems to have been the most widely reported Alpine ascent in 1950 was made by a cat. “...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Europe, Italy, Wunder der Gletscherwelt
Wunder der Gletscherwelt. A report by the Manchester Guardian states that Lac Combal, which used to be fed by the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Europe, Spain, From Tawny
From Tawny Spain. Two climbers from Barcelona, Francisco Marti and Manuel Puig, have reached the summit of Es Vedra, a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Europe, France, Museum at Lourdes
Museum at Lourdes. Visitors to the Pyrenees, when they pass through Lourdes, should not fail to visit the museum in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Europe, Switzerland, The Road to Coire
The Road to Coire. This is the story of a pilgrimage which began in Zermatt at the foot of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Asia, Nepal, Ascent of Annapurna
Ascent of Annapurna. Last spring the French Himalayan Expedition successfully climbed Annapurna (26,500 ft.), the highest summit yet reached and the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Asia, Pakistan, The Norwegian Expedition to Trich Mir
The Norwegian Expedition to Tirich Mir. In 1949 two Norwegian climbers, Arne Randers Heen and I, made a reconnaissance of Tirich ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat. Two men were lost and the third suffered frostbite during an abortive attempt by three Englishmen to climb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Asia, India, Bandar Punch
Bandar Punch. On 20 June 1950 the first ascent of Bandar Punch (20,720 ft.) was made by a party including a school principal, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Asia, India, Sherpa Love of the Mountains
Sherpa Love of the Mountains. Charles S. Houston has made available a letter from the wife of Angtharkay, famous Everest ...
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Notes
1951
Asia, Nepal, Everest
Everest. In July 1950 a Bombay newspaper reported the arrival of a Swiss party intending to attack Mt. Everest, but no ...
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Notes
1951
Asia, Turkestan, The Bear that Climbs
The Bear that Climbs. Russian climbers who made the first ascent of a 15,770-ft. peak in Russian Turkestan promptly named ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Asia, Turkestan, Indian Mountain Division
Indian Mountain Division. Reports from Berne announce that two well-known Swiss officers will act as instructors for the Mountain Division ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Asia, Syria, Lebanon, Mt. Hermon
Mt. Hermon. Mrs. V. Z. Lotowycz writes of climbing Mt. Hermon (9232 ft.), a mountain of both archaeological and historical interest, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1951
Rawl-Drive Climbing Anchor
Equipment Rawl-Drive Climbing Anchor. In recent years, some of the climbers in the Northwest have begun carrying and using rock ...
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Notes
1951
A New Insulation Technique
A New Insulation Technique. The difficulty of insulating the body against cold by use of woollen or down garments has ...
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Notes
1951
Errata, Glacier Peak
Errata Glacier Peak. In an editorial comment introducing “The Ascent of Glacier Peak” by the late Thomas Riggs (A.A....
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Notes
1951
Errata, François de Ribaupierre
François de Ribaupierre. The name of the Swiss painter mentioned in the note appended to the memorial to Mrs. ...
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Notes
1951
Alpine Accidents, Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club, 1951
Considered in relation to the tens of thousands of climbs made by members and non-members of mountaineering organizations throughout North ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1951
Washington, Cascades, Mt. St. Helens
Washington State: (1) Cascades , Mt. St. Helens. On 21 May 1950 two parties, one of ski mountaineers and the other of Ski Patrol ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1951
Washington, Olympics
Washington State: (2) Olympics. On 20 July 1950 a group of boy scouts was descending Mt. Carey. Three of them got permission from ...
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Accident Reports
1951