American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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110 Records

Title Publication Year
Knots for Mountaineering
Knots for Mountaineering, Camping, Climbing, Utility, Rescue, Etc., by Phil D. Smith. 24 pages, 5 pages of illustrative diagrams. Pamphlet-bound. Twenty-nine Palms, ...
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Book Reviews
1954
North America, United States, Colorado, Needle Point A.A.C. and C.M.C. Joint Outing, July19—August 9, 15953
A.A.C. and C.M.C. Joint Outing, Needle Mountains, Colorado, July 19—August 9, 1953. The Needle Mountains form a small ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
North America, United States, Washington, Cascades, New Climbs
New Climbs in the Cascades. For those who tire of sea-level recreation in the Pacific Northwest there are always the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, 1953
Tetons, 1953. The summer of 1953 saw a fever of climbing activity in the Grand Teton National Park unmatched by any previous ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
American Alpine Club, Cascade Section
A. A. C., Cascade Section. In the spring, just prior to the departure of the K-2 expedition, Dee Molenaar and ...
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Club Activities
1954
American Alpine Club, Sierra Nevada Section
A. A. C., Sierra Nevada Section. Under Chairman Will Siri, Vice-Chairman Allen Steck, and Secretary-Treasurer Richard Houston, the Sierra Nevada ...
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Club Activities
1954
Chicago Mountaineering Club
Chicago Mountaineering Club. Sixteen new members during the year brought the total membership to 140. Ten local outings were held from ...
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Club Activities
1954
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. The summer of 1953 saw undergraduate and graduate members of the D. M. C. climbing in many areas. ...
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Club Activities
1954
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. During the summer of 1953, members of the Club conducted expeditions to British Colombia, Alberta, Peru, and Alaska. ...
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Club Activities
1954
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. During 1953 the Mountaineering Committee continued its efforts to promote rock-climbing safety, with special emphasis on instruction ...
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Club Activities
1954
Rensselaer Mountaineering Club
Rensselaer Mountaineering Club. Although the R. M. C. is still small, climbing enthusiasm has kept the membership list increasing. Probably ...
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Club Activities
1954
Sierra Club
Sierra Club. The Sierra Club once again engaged in a large program of summer outings, including the 48th high trip ...
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Club Activities
1954
Yale Mountaineering Club
Yale Mountaineering Club. The past year has been spent in providing instruction for new members in the various phases of ...
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Club Activities
1954
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Coast Range Mountains, 1953
Coast Range Mountains, 1953. The Coast Range of British Columbia has long had a reputation for the magnificence of its mountains. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Ascent of Mt. Robson
Ascent of Mt. Robson. There have been numerous attempts on Mt. Robson since its last ascent in 1939. The difficulties range ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Robson from the East
Mt. Robson from, the East. “God made the mountains, but good God! who made Robson?” exclaimed Conrad Kain, who led ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
North America, United States, Alaska, Mt. McKinley Map, Second Ascent of Mt. Brooks, Second and Third Ascents of Scotts Peak Range
Mt. McKinley Map, Second ascent of Mt. Brooks, second and third ascents of Scotts Peak, Alaska Range. During the summer ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
South America, Argentina, Andes
In February 1953, the Swiss couple, Dr. and Mme. Fred Marmillod and the Argentinians Francisco Ibáñez and Francisco Grajales made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
South America, Peru, Andes, Yanauccha and Huaytapayana Ranges
Andes, Peru, Yanauccha and Huaytapayana Ranges. Richard Kimball, my wife, Alice, and I spent the second week of August, 1953, climbing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat
Nanga Parbat. Finally after 7 unsuccessful expeditions and 31 deaths, 14 of them sahibs and 17 porters, Nanga Parbat has been climbed. At seven ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri
Dhaulagiri. A very competent Swiss expedition of the Akademischer Alpen Club Zürich failed to reach the summit of Dhaulagiri (26,795 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
Asia, India, Panch Chuli
Panch Chuli. P. W. Nikore, the leader of an Indian expedition on 27 May 1953 claims to have climbed Panch Chuli (22,255 ft.) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
Asia, India, Abi Gamin
Abi Gamin. The Bengal Royal Engineers Kamet-Abi Gamin expedition under the leadership of Major N. D. Jayal made the second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
Asia, India, Kabru
Kabru. J. W. R. Kempe and G. C. G. Lewis in May ascended Kabru (24,075 ft.) from the northwest on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna
Annapurna. The postmonsoon Japanese expedition of the Unversity of Kyoto is reported to have failed.
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
Asia, Nepal, Mt Everest, Russian Attempt
Mt. Everest, Russian attempt. Two Sherpas who have arrived in Kathmandu report details on the Russian Everest attempt. After being ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1954
Height of Everest
HEIGHT OF EVEREST: Department of Geology University of Otago Dunedin, N. Z. 3rd June, 1953. Sir, In view of the outstanding ...
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Notes
1954
Accidents in American Mountaineering Seventh Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club 1954
The past year, 1953, with which this report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club deals was an average ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1954
Maine—Katahdin
REVIEW OF ACCIDENTS 1953 Maine—Katahdin: David Ripley (21) of Belmont, Mass., while leading, suffered a fall of about 100 feet on September 12, 1953. ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Connecticut—Sleeping Giant, State Park
Connecticut—Sleeping Giant, State Park: On the afternoon of May 2, 1953, members of various mountaineering clubs were engaged in recreational climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Connecticut—Sleeping Giant, State Park
Connecticut—Sleeping Giant State Park: On July 25, 1953, Thomas Beck (16) and Terrance Lockavitch (16) were climbing up the face of an abandoned ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Wyoming—Wind River Range, Warbonnet Peak
Wyoming—Wind River Range, Warbonnet Peak: On August 11, 1953, Kent Bollinger (28), Gauray Yodh, and Tom Nathan left the Chicago Mountaineering Club ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Wyoming—Grand Teton National Park
Wyoming—Grand Teton National Park: On July 14, 1953, Norma Hart (22) and Roger G. Smith had climbed the Grand by the Exum ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Colorado—Rocky Mountain National Park (1)
Colorado—Rocky Mountain National Park (2)—Little Matterhorn: On 31 July 1953, a party of nine girls was ascending the Little Matterhorn. This ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Colorado—Rocky Mountain National Park (2)—Little Matterhorn
Colorado—Rocky Mountain National Park (2)—Little Matterhorn: On 31 July 1953, a party of nine girls was ascending the Little Matterhorn. This ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Colorado
Colorado—North face of ridge between Twin Thumbs and Peak 11, Needle Mountains: On 26 July 1953, Barry Bishop (21), Walt Bailey (35), and Phyllis ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Colorado—Rocky Mountain—No-Name Basin, Sunlight Peak
Colorado—Rocky Mountain—No-Name Basin, Sunlight Peak: On 5 August 1953, a party of eight under the leadership of Dr. Roger S. ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Colorado—Rocky Mts., Wold Creek Pass
Colorado—Rocky Mts., Wolf Creek Pass: On 12 August 1953, Douglas Beard (15) and two companions, all members of a scout troop summer ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Colorado—Flatirons, Boulder
Colorado—Flatirons, Boulder: On 16 August 1953, Ann Blackenberg (20), Carlton Fraiser (23), and David Rose (22) set out to climb the face of the ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Colorado—Red Rocks Park, Ship Rock
Colorado—Red Rocks Park, Ship Rock: On October 10, 1953, Ronald Hedge (19) attempted to climb the steep face of Ship Rock in ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Utah—Wasatch Mountains
Utah—Wasatch Mountains: On January 31, 1953, Arthur Owen (25), Fred Payne (19) and Jack Payne (17) started on a ski mountaineering trip up White ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Utah—Pete's Rock, Salt Lake County
Utah—Petes Rock, Salt Lake County: In the early part of September, 1953, John R. Bendall (25) was rappelling 90 feet on the ...
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Accident Reports
1954
New Mexico—Devil's Thumb, West Face of Sandia Mountains
New Mexico—Devil’s Thumb, West Face of Sandia Mountains: On 8 August 1953, Hugh DeWitt (23) and three companions were climbing on ...
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Accident Reports
1954
California—Mt. Shasta
California—Mt. Shasta: On 28th November 1953 a party which included Edgar Werner Hopf (30) and eight companions left Horse Camp intending ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Oregon—Eagle Cap, Wallowa Mountains
Oregon—Eagle Cap, Wallowa Mountains: On August 22, 1953, Sylvia L. Carlson (28), a new member of the Inter-Mountain Alpine Club of Richland, ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Washington—Cascades, Snoqualmie Pass
Washington—Cascades, Snoqualmie Pass: Keith Jacobson (17), Larry Schinke (17), and Eddie Olmquist (17) without registering or checking on weather conditions started on ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Washington—Cascade Mts., Wilmon Spires
Washington—Cascade Mts., Wilmon Spires: Robert V. Kasper (20) a member of the Mountaineers was on a scheduled club climb on ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Washington—Cascade Mts., Mt. St. Helens
Washington—Cascade Mts., Mt. St. Helens: On 7 September 1953, a Sunday School party was out on the Toutle glacier without mountaineering ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Washington—Cascades—Crested Buttes
Washington—Casades—Crested Buttes: Eugene Hull (20), Wallace Carey (21) and John Crawford (23) went on a mountain trip on Crested Butte on 4 ...
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Accident Reports
1954
Alaska—Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes
Alaska—Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes: (The U.S.G.S. has requested that the person’s name involved in ...
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Accident Reports
1954