American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Kaskawulsh Group
Kaskawulsh Group, Yukon Territory. In 1954 a number of summits forming the divide between the Kaskawulsh River and the Shakwak Valley ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies
Canadian Rockies. A party of six from Washington, D. C., including Don Hubbard and Sterling Hendricks, made first ascents of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Portal Creek Region
Portal Creek Region, Canadian Rockies. Near the head of Portal Creek and east of the Ramparts lies a mountain group, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Purcell Range, Farnham Group
Purcell Range, Farnham Group. During August 1954 a party of five, four of us members of the Harvard Mountaineering Club, climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
North America, Canada, Nunavut Territory, Arctic Alpine Ascents on Bylot Island
Arctic Alpine Ascents on Bylot Island. During the past summer I was a member of an expedition sponsored by the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Europe, Norway, Spitzbergen
Spitzbergen. A group from the Österraichischen Alpenverein, under the leadership of Hans Gsellmann, spent five weeks in Spitzbergen from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
South America, Argentina, Andes
Andes, Argentine. Jesús Casanova, Ricardo Gallop, and Renzo Vidoni of the Club Andinista Mendoza made the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
South America, Argentina, Andes, Aconcagua
Aconcagua. The 23,036-foot summit of the Americas was climbed several times in the past year. The most notable was the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
South America, Chile, Andes
Andes, Chile. On January 28, 1954, Juan Harshein, Bion González, and Walter Bachmann of the Club Andino de Chile made the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
South America, Peru, Andes
Andes, Peru. The Austro – Swiss expedition under the leadership of Fritz Kasparek, who climbed the North Face of the Eiger ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Mt. Everest Solo Attempt
Mt. Everest, solo attempt. In the spring of 1952 a Dane, Klaus Bekker Larsen, with four Sherpas, traveled from Darjeeling to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Annapurna IV
Annapurna IV. The post-monsoon Japanese expedition in 1953, under the leadership of T. Imanishi, came close to reaching the top of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Manaslu
Manaslu. Fourteen Japanese climbers returned in high hopes to Manaslu but at Sama at the foot of the mountain in ...
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1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Dhaulagiri
Dhaulagiri. After the Swiss failed to climb Dhaulagiri (26,811 feet) in 1953, Andre Roch declared, “Success on this peak seems a nearly ...
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1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Api
Api. The veteran 71-year-old climber, Piero Ghiglione organized a very small Italian expedition which climbed Api (23,399 feet) in northwestern Nepal. ...
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1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Saipal
Saipal. A seven-man Austrian expedition, under the leadership of Dr. Rudolf Jonas, left Tanakpur for Northwestern Nepal in April, 1954. Their ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Abominable Snow Man Expedition
Abominable Snow Man Expedition. The Daily Mail’s expedition returned without having achieved their objective of seeing snow men (yeti).
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Notes
1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Kangchenjunga
Kangchenjunga. A British group in April and May visited the Nepalese side of Kangchenjunga to explore the climbing possibilities. Political ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Cho Oyu
Cho Oyu. In the post-monsoon period of 1953, Austrian Dr. Herbert Tichy climbed in Northwestern Nepal five or six 20,000- foot ...
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1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Makalu
Makalu. The French expedition to Makalu left Jogbani on August 21st and encountered the most trying conditions on their approach ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, Nepal, Himalayas, Barun Valley
Barun Valley. In 1952 Shipton, Evans, Hillary, and I reached the Barun Glacier and descended it. Makalu was then unexplored and ...
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1955
Asia, India, Garhwal
Garhwal. During June and July, 1954, Gurdial Singh and Lav Kumar climbed Lama Surjang (16,860 feet) (near Niti), Point 17,550 feet, and Silakang (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, India, Lahul Himalaya
Lahul Himalaya. Capt. R. G. Platts and Mr. N. W. Wollaston spent six weeks in this region in August and ...
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1955
Asia, Pakistan, Rakaposhi
Rakaposhi. Under the leadership of Mathias Rebitsch, veteran of the 1938 Nanga Parbat and 1952 Peruvian Expeditions, six climbers and five scientists ...
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1955
Asia, Pakistan, Karakoram
Karakoram. The German expedition headed by Dr. Karl Herr- lichkoffer and including many o£ the previous year’s Nanga Par- ...
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1955
Asia, Pakistan, K2
K2. A very strong Italian expedition under the leadership of Professor Ardito Desio and consisting of 12 climbers, 7 of them guides, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, U.S.S.R.
U.S.S.R. A Soviet press dispatch quoted in “Die Alpen” gives a review of mountaineering in 1953 in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, Iran, Elburz Range
Iran. A group of French and Iranian climbers under the leadership of our member Bernard Pierre explored and climbed in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1955
Asia, Turkey, Mt. Ararat
Turkey. A Swiss scientific expedition climbed Mount Ararat (16,916 feet) on August 15, 1954. The summit party consisted of Prof. Eduard Imhof, Leader, ...
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1955
Mountaineering History
MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY The Mountaineering of Emperor Hadrian. The Greeks believed that Mt. Etna was either the mountain with which Zeus ...
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Notes
1955
Letter to the Editor
December 17, 1954. Dear Sir: Ever since Mt. Everest was determined to be the highest known point on the earth’s surface, ...
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Notes
1955
Juneau Ice Field Research Project, 1954
JUNEAU ICE FIELD RESEARCH PROJECT, 1954 Since 1948 the Juneau Ice Field Research Project has conducted in the Juneau area a long-range ...
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Notes
1955
The International Geophysical Year Program
THE INTERNATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL YEAR PROGRAM An International Geophysical Year has been designated for 1957-1958 to carry on and expand to ...
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Notes
1955
Airborne First Aid in the Austrian Alps
AIRBORNE FIRST AID IN THE AUSTRIAN ALPS In 1953 the efficiency of helicopters in high-mountain rescue work was first demonstrated in ...
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Notes
1955
K2 — The Savage Mountain
K2—The Savage Mountain, by Charles S. Houston, M.D., Robert H. Bates, and members of the Third American Karakorum ...
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Book Reviews
1955
K2 Troisieme expedition americaine au Karakorum
K2 Troisieme expedition americaine au Karakorum. Charles S. Houston, M.D., Robert H. Bates and George I. Bell. 100 pages, including 70 ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Nanga Parbat 1953
Nanga Parbat 1953, by Dr. Karl M. Herrligkoffer. 192 pages, with 78 black-and-white photographs, 9 colored photographs, maps and plans. München: J. F. ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Im Banne des Nanga Parbat
Im Banne des Nanga Parbat. 80 pages of photographs, with foreword by Dr. Karl M. Herrligkoffer. München: J. F. Lehmanns ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Das Buch von Nanga Parbat: Die Geschichte seiner Besteigung 1895-1953
Das Buch von Nanga Parbat: Die Geschichte seiner Besteigung 1895-1953, by G. O. Dyhrenfurth. 197 pages, with 133 photographs, 2 maps. Munchen: Nymphenburger ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Une Montagne Nommèe Nun-Kun
Une Montagne Nommée Nun-Kun, by Bernard Pierre. Preface by Sir John Hunt. 199 pages, 15 photographs, 5 sketch maps. Paris: Amiot-Dumont, 1954. This ...
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Book Reviews
1955
La Conquête du Fitz-Roy
La Conquête du Fitz-Roy, by M. A. Azéma. 8vo., 225 pages, with 16 photographs, maps, diagrams, and sketches. Paris: Flam- ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Manaslu 1952-3
Manaslu 1952-3, by members of the Japanese Manaslu Expeditions. 217 pages in Japanese, 17 pages in English, with 124 photographs, 4 sketch maps, and 13 ...
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Book Reviews
1955
The Mountain World 1954
The Mountain World 1954, edited by Marcel Kurz for the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. 224 pages, with 64 illustrations, 9 maps, and three ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Our Everest Adventure
Our Everest Adventure, by Sir John Hunt. 128 pages, including 103 large photographs, numerous small photos, and 2 maps. English edition: Leicester, Brockhampton ...
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Book Reviews
1955
South Col, One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953
South Col, One Man’s Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953, by Wilfred Noyce. 303 pages, 5 maps, 4 colored plates, 71 photographs, and 16 ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Alone to Everest. An Innocent on Everest
Alone to Everest , by Earl Denman. 255 pages, 13 photographs. London: Collins, 1954. Price, $2.38. An Innocent on Everest , by Ralph Izzard. 318 pages. New ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Everest: The Swiss Expedition in Photographs
Everest: The Swiss Expedition in Photographs, compiled by the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. XV pages of Introduction, 6 plates in ...
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Book Reviews
1955
The Picture of Everest
The Picture of Everest, by Alfred Gregory. 43 pages of colored illustrations with brief explanatory text. Great Britain: Hodder and Stoughton, 1954. ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Arctic Bibliography
Arctic Bibliography: Prepared for and in cooperation with the Department of Defense under the direction of the Arctic Institute of ...
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Book Reviews
1955
La Barre des Écrins
La Barre des Écrins, by Henri Isselin. 229 pages, with bibliography, 2 orographie maps, 2 sketches, and 18 photographs. Paris 8c Grenoble: Arthaud, 1954. Henri ...
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Book Reviews
1955