American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
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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
California, Sierra Nevada
California: (1) Sierra Nevada, Two 17-year-old youths, Christopher S. Reynolds and Steven R. Wasserman, left a camp camp on 7 August 1950 to ...
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Accident Reports
1951
California, Devil's Slide, Near San Francisco
California: (2) Devil's Slide, near San Francisco. On 24 September 1950 Harry E. Bates, 46, of Oakland, fell 75 feet to his death while trying ...
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Accident Reports
1951
California, Stinson Beach Cliffs, Warm Springs, Marin County
California: (3) Stinson Beach Cliffs, Warm Springs, Marin County. On 12 February 1950 Robert L. Swift, 19, an experienced member of the Sierra Club, ...
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Accident Reports
1951
California, Morro Rock, Near Morro Bay
California: (4) Morro Rock, near Morro Bay. On 9 October 1950 Pvt. Miles T. Armstrong, member of an Army medical detachment at Camp ...
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Accident Reports
1951
California, Donner Summit, Mt. Lincoln (8,700 ft.)
California: (5) Donner Summit, Mt. Lincoln (8,700 ft•) On 25 August 1950 Mrs. Eleanor Fischer suffered a broken back in a mountain climbing accident ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Utah, Arches National Monument
Utah: Arches National Monument. A 19-year-old New Yorker fell to his death on 29 May 1950 as he neared the top of ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Colorado, Near Morrison
Colorado: (1) near Morrison. On 22 April 1950 Jack Scudder, Walter Wilkinson and E. D. Woodring, all of Denver, were climbing among the ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Colorado, Near Golden
Colorado: (2) near Golden During the summer of 1950 two young children, ages 10 and 7, were on a picnic in Clear Creek Canyon ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
Colorado: (3) Rocky Mountain National Park. On 9 July 1950 a party of three inexperienced youths, names unknown, was climbing a small rocky ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, McHenry Peak (13,300 ft.)
Colorado: (4) Rocky Mountain National Park, McHenry Peak (13,300 ft.) On 9 July 1950 a Y.M.C.A. camp counselor, George Cowles, 23, was ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
Colorado: (5) Rocky Mountain National Park, During the summer of 1950 three other accidents attributable to mountain climbing occurred in this area. ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Colorado, Torreys Peak (14,264 ft.)
Colorado: (6) Torreys Peak (14,264 ft.). On 16 July 1950 Bill Bueler, 16, and James Kumkle, 34, were injured during their descent from this mountain. They ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Wyoming, Teton Range
Wyoming: (1) Teton Range. At noon on 19 July 1950, a party of four was returning from the Teton Glacier by the normal ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Wyoming, Tetons
Wyoming: (2) Tetons. Four college boys, driving up to the Tetons in the early afternoon, decided to scramble up the mountainside. ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Wyoming, Tetons
Wyoming: (3) Tetons. During the summer of 1950 two men in their early twenties climbed Teewinot by the normal route, east face. ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Wyoming, Tetons
Wyoming: (4) Tetons. On 28 July 1950 a party of six left the Garnet Canyon bivouac caves for the Exum ridge of the ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Montana, Glacier National Park, Mt. Wilbur (circa 9,500 ft.)
Montana: Glacier National Park, Mt. Wilbur (circa 9,500 ft.) On 11 July 1950 four young men from Tulsa, Oklahoma (Chester Cadieux, Robert Stokes, ...
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Accident Reports
1951
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
New Hampshire: Mt. Washington. On 15 October 1950 three young men who had just entered Harvard, J. M. Forbes, Harry Francis and ...
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Accident Reports
1951
Southeastern Alaska, Mt. Juneau
Southeastern Alaska: Mt. Juneau.In September 1950 John Crawford, of Sunnyside, Washington, 22, a summer employee on a government fisheries vessel in ...
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Accident Reports
1951
British Columbia, Near Lillooet
British Columbia: near Lillooet. On 15 July 1950 Frank Bowser, 18, of Vancouver, B.C., was killed when he fell off a 200-foot ...
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Accident Reports
1951