American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Title Publication Year
The Fight for K2
"Somewhere above the ice, unwitnessed storms Break in the darkness on the summit ridge And the white, whirling avalanche Blends ...
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Feature Article
1954
The Japanese Manaslu Expedition, 1953
The Japanese Manaslu Expedition, 1953 Y. MITA BY April 13th all the expedition members had gathered at Sama base camp (12,664 ft.). ...
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Feature Article
1954
Nun-Kun
Nun-Kun BERNARD PIERRE The Nun, 23,410 feet high, is the culmination of the Nun-Kun massif about 60 miles as the crow flies ...
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Feature Article
1954
Mt. Logan-Cook Expedition, 1953
Mt. Logan-Cook Expedition, 1953 RICHARD E. McGOWAN Lured by some of the fine climbing problems in the St. Elias Range of ...
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Feature Article
1954
Climbing and Exploration in the Northern Purcells
Climbing and Exploration in the Northern Purcells ROBERT C. WEST, JR. and PETER ROBINSON Spillimacheen and Carbonate Ranges In the ...
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Feature Article
1954
North of Monarch
North of Monarch JOHN L. DUDRA THE last unknown area in the Canadian Coast Range which has been largely ignored ...
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Feature Article
1954
Demavend and Ararat, 1951
Demavend and Ararat, 1951 OLIVER S. CROSBY AS we drove down the dusty road from Tabriz to Tehran, Hermann Dietrich and ...
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Feature Article
1954
Ascent of the Natural Bridge, Zion National Monument
Ascent of the Natural Bridge, Zion National Monument FRED D. AYRES In Utah, one natural bridge, more or less, makes ...
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Feature Article
1954
Field Research and Expeditionary Mountaineering
Field Research and Expeditionary Mountaineering ROBERT B. FORBES Department of the Army Expedition Project Supervisor IN recent years, American mountaineering ...
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Feature Article
1954
American Alpine Club Research Fund
• The American Alpine Club Research Fund was established in 1945 to promote scientific, literary, educational, or historical research and publication related ...
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Feature Article
1954
Juneau Ice Field Research Project, 1953
JUNEAU ICE FIELD RESEARCH PROJECT, 1953 The American Geographical Society administered another season of scientific study in 1953 on the Juneau Ice ...
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Notes
1954
The International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958
THE INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR, 1957–58 In response to a request from the International Council of Scientific Unions, the National Academy of ...
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Notes
1954
Cosmic Rays and Mountain Operations
COSMIC RAYS AND MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS Since about the year 1900 it has been known that even the most carefully insulated electroscope ...
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Notes
1954
Occurrence of Twisters on Mountain Ridges
OCCURRENCE OF TWISTERS ON MOUNTAIN RIDGES 1. Observations Twisters of great intensity were observed during an ascent of the Watzmann, a ...
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Notes
1954
Joseph Henry Scattergood, 1877-1953
JOSEPH HENRY SCATTERGOOD 1877-1953 J. Henry Scattergood, a Founding Member of the Club, died June 15, 1953. He was born in Philadelphia ...
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In Memoriam
1954
Max E. Friedmann, 1890-1954
MAX E. FRIEDMANN 1890-1954 Max E. Friedmann, member of the American Alpine Club since 1942, died suddenly of a heart attack ...
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In Memoriam
1954
Arthur K. Gilkey, 1926-1953
ARTHUR K. GILKEY 1926-1953 Art Gilkey, elected to the Club in 1950, and a member of the Third American Karakoram Expedition, ...
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In Memoriam
1954
Henry Sturgis Grew, 1874-1953
HENRY STURGIS GREW 1874-1953 Harry Grew, as he was known to his friends, had been a member of the Club ...
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In Memoriam
1954
Merl Lavoy, 1886-1953
MERL LAVOY 1886-1953 It was in the spring of 1910 that Herschel Parker and I first met Merl LaVoy. We were ...
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In Memoriam
1954
The Conquest of Everest
The Conquest of Everest, by Sir John Hunt, with a chapter on the final assault by Sir Edmund Hillary, and ...
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Book Reviews
1954
The Story of Everest
The Story of Everest, by W. H. Murray. 195 pages, 24 photographs, 14 maps and diagrams. English edition: London, J. M. Dent & Sons, 1953. ...
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Book Reviews
1954
The Mountain World
The Mountain World, edited by Marcel Kurz for the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research, Zurich. 220 pages, 64 illustrations, folding panorama, maps, ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Everest 1952
Everest 1952, by André Roch. 72 pages of black and white and 8 of color photographs with commentary. Preface by Lt. General E. ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Everest
Everest, by La Fondation Suisse pour Explorations Alpines. 198 pages, including 136 pages of black and white photographs, 8 of color photographs, and 16 ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Avant-Premières à l'Everest
Avant-Premières à l'Everest, by Gabriel Chevalley, René Dittert, and Raymond Lambert. Introduction by Dr. Ed. Wyss-Dunant. 304 pages, 36 illustrations, sketch maps, ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat, by Ulrich Ling. 52 pages, 24 photographs, 3 maps, and 1 sketch. Munich: Bergverlag Rudolph Rother, 1953. Price, DM. 3.80. This inexpensive, small paperbound ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Zum Dritten Pol, Die Achttausender der Erde
Zum Dritten Pol, Die Achttausender der Erde, by Günther Oskar Dyrenfurth, with contributions by Erwin Schneider. 286 pages, 47 photographs, 2 drawings, 2 ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Seven Years in Tibet
Seven Years in Tibet, by Heinrich Harrer, translated from the German by Richard Graves. Introduction by Peter Fleming. 288 pages, 1 colored ...
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Book Reviews
1954
The Ultimate Mountains
The Ultimate Mountains, by Thomas Weir. 98 pages, 76 photographs, and 4 sketch maps. London: Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1953. Thomas Weir was a member ...
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Book Reviews
1954
La Conquête du Salcantay, Géant des Andes
La Conquête du Salcantay, Géant des Andes, by Bernard Pierre. 193 pages, 15 illustrations, 3 maps, bibliographies. Glossary of Quechua and ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Nelle Ande del Sud Perú
Nelle Ande del Sud Perú, by Piero Ghiglione. 169 pages, 78 photographs, appendices, and folding map. Milano: Garzanti, 1953. Price, L. 1200. Despite his ...
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Book Reviews
1954
The Antarctic Today: A Mid-Century Survey by the New Zealand Antarctic Society
The Antarctic Today: A Mid-Century Survey by the New Zealand Antarctic Society, edited by Frank A. Simpson. 389 pages, 45 illustrations, diagrams, ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Camps and Climbs in Arctic Norway
Camps and Climbs in Arctic Norway, by Thomas Weir. 85 pages, 58 photographs, 4 maps. London: Cassell and Co., Ltd., 1953. Price, 15/—. Mr. Weir ...
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Book Reviews
1954
The Victorian Mountaineers
The Victorian Mountaineers, by Ronald Clark. 8vo., 232 pages with 45 photographic illustrations. London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1953. Price, 18/—. The author’s ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Francis Younghusband: Explorer and Mystic
Francis Younghusband: Explorer and Mystic, by George Seaver. 391 pages, maps and illustrations. London: John Murray, 1952. Price, 25/—. Sir Francis Younghusband came ...
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Book Reviews
1954
The Grace of Forgetting
The Grace of Forgetting, by Geoffrey Winthrop Young. 352 pages, with 29 photographs and 5 line illustrations, including 2 maps by Leo Vernon. London: ...
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Book Reviews
1954
British Crags and Climbers
British Crags and Climbers, edited by Edward C. Pyatt and Wilfrid Noyce. 235 pages, 16 illustrations. London: Dennis Dobson, 1952. Price, 21/—. A stated ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Instruction sur la Practique de l'Alpinisme et due Ski
Instruction sur la Practique de l’Alpinisme et du Ski, issued by Secretariat d’Etat à la Guerre. 325 pages, including appendices ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Alpiniste, Est-ce Toi?
Alpiniste, Est-ce Toi? by Alain de Chatellus. 174 pages, 15 illustrations. Paris and Grenoble: B. Arthaud, 1953. Collection Sempervivum. Price, 690 frs. M. de ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Oesterreich: Austria, her landscape and her art
Oesterreich: Austria, her landscape and her art, by Viktor Griessmaier. 60 pages of trilingual text, with 336 full-page photographs. Vienna: Anton Schroll, 1950. ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Ost-Tirol, Land-Volk-Kunst
Ost-Tirol, Land-Volk-Kunst, by Franz Kollreider. 46 pages of trilingual text and 120 full-page photographs by Jahn-Dietrichstein. Innsbruck: Der Tiroler Graphik, 1951. Price, $2.50. This ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Kärnten
Kärnten, by Gabriel Rossmanith. 24 pages of trilingual text and 167 full-page photographic illustrations. Klagenfurt: Verlag Carinthia, 1951. Price, $2.50. Here is the ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Kärnten and Osttirol
Kärnten and Osttirol, edited by Eduard Mussger. 200 pages of photographs with interspersed trilingual text. Klagenfurt: Mussger, 1952. Price, $2.50. This book ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Das Glocknerbuch
Das Glocknerbuch, by Oskar Kühlken. 308 pages, with 9 reproductions of period etchings, 12 pen drawings in the text, 2 double-page diagrams of ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Das Buch vom Wilden Kaiser
Das Buch vom Wilden Kaiser, by Fritz Schmitt. 328 pages, with 24 illustrations. Salzburg: Verlag “Das Bergland Buch,” 1953. Price, $4.00. As an example ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Living Country Customs in Salzburg
Living Country Customs in Salzburg, by Prunella C. Pott-Flatz. 64 pages, with illustrations from the author’s pen drawings. Salzburg: Karl ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Erzherzog Johann, Der Steirische Prinz
Erzherzog Johann, Der Steirische Prinz, by Viktor Theis. 175 pages, with 6 illustrations. Graz: Verlag Böhlau, 1950. Price, $2..00. Archduke John of Austria ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Südtiroler Volksleben
Südtiroler Volksleben, by Karl Th. Hoeninger. 104 pages, illustrated from 170 paintings and sketches by Albert Stolz. Innsbruck-Vienna: Tyrolia-Verlag. Price, $2.50. Albert ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Südtiroler
Südtirol, by Josef Weingartner. 170 pages, with 33 color plates, 100 text illustrations by Robert Zinner. Vienna: Adolf Holz hausens Mfg., 1950. Price, $5.00. ...
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Book Reviews
1954
Südtirol
Südtirol, by J. G. Oberkofler. 157 pages of full-page photographs by Hugo Atzwanger, with interspersed sections of text. Innsbruck-Vienna: Tyrolia-Verlag, 1950. ...
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Book Reviews
1954