American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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Climbs And Expeditions
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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Climbs And Expeditions
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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Climbs And Expeditions
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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Climbs And Expeditions
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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Climbs And Expeditions
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
Étoiles et Tempêtes
Étoiles et Tempêtes, by Gaston Rébuffat. 146 pages, 37 photographs, 6 sketches. Paris: B. Arthaud, 1954. Price, 850 Fr. “A guide loves difficulty, ...
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Book Reviews
1955
The Age of Mountaineering
The Age of Mountaineering, by James Ramsey Ullman. 352 pages, 24 photographs, 6 maps and sketches. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Blazing Alaska's Trails
Blazing Alaska’s Trails, by Alfred H. Brooks, with foreward by John C. Reed. XXI, 528 pages, 113 photographs, 3 diagrams, folding table, ...
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Book Reviews
1955
A Treasury of Mountaineering Stories
A Treasury of Mountaineering Stories, edited by Daniel Talbot. Pp. xii, 337. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1954. Price, $5.00. As ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Living Dangerously
Living Dangerously, by F. Spencer Chapman. 253 pages, with 28 illustrations and 4 maps. New York: Harper & Bros., 1953. Price, $3.00. This book is short, ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Die Weltalte Majestät
Die Weltalte Majestät (The Struggle for the Gross Venediger), by Oskar Kuelken. 8vo., 317 pages and 54 illustrations, 14 sketches and maps. ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Tyrolean Journal
Tyrolean Journal, by C. Henry Warren. 8vo., 190 pages, with 33 photo-illustrations, chiefly by the author. London: Robert Hale, Ltd., 1954. Price, 16/—. Warren ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Venezia Tidentina
Venezia Tidentina. 4to., 240 pages and 422 illustrations from photos, 4 in color, and one map. 17th of a series of 19 (Attraverso l’...
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Book Reviews
1955
Das Berner Oberland
Das Berner Oberland, by Adolph Schaer-Ris. 4to., 130 pages, including 60 pages of photo-illustrations, together with sketches by Victor Surbek. Berne: Urs ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Romanti Switzerland
Romantic Switzerland, by Walter Schmid. 8vo., 50 pages, including 20 color plates from old prints. Berne: Hallwag, 1952. Price, Sw. Fr. 4. This fascinating ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Art in Switzerland
Art in Switzerland, by Peter Meyer, translated with an introduction by Mary Hottinger. 8vo., 103 pages with many illustrations, some in ...
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Book Reviews
1955
The Way of the Four Winds
The Way of the Four Winds, by Yrjo Kokko. 8vo., 285 pages with index and 148 photo-illustrations by the author. Translated by ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Schweizer Trachtenbuch
Schweizer Trachtenbuch, by Louise Witzig. 8vo., 280 pages with 60 plates from color photos and 200 illustrations (sketches and photos) in black and ...
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Book Reviews
1955
A Climber's Guide to the Interior Ranges of British Columbia
A Climber’s Guide to the Interior Ranges of British Columbia, by J. Monroe Thorington. Third edition, 12mo, xii + 225 pages. ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Belmore Browne, 1880-1954
BELMORE BROWNE 1880-1954 Artist, explorer, mountaineer, and great exponent of northern outdoor living and wilderness travel, Belmore Browne, a member ...
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In Memoriam
1955
William Wasborough Foster, 1875-1954
WILLIAM WASBOROUGH FOSTER 1875-1954 In the death December 2, 1954, at Vancouver, British Columbia, of Major General William Wasborough Foster, D. S. ...
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In Memoriam
1955
George MacGowan, 1902-1954
GEORGE MacGOWAN 1902-1954 Friends of George MacGowan were saddened at his passing on November 26, 1954. His death resulted from a coronary ...
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In Memoriam
1955
Elton Sterling Thayer, 1927-1954
ELTON STERLING THAYER 1927-1954 Elton Sterling Thayer was born March 30, 1927, at Readsboro, Vermont, and was killed in a climbing accident ...
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In Memoriam
1955
Accidents in American Mountaineering Eighth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club 1955
This, the eighth annual report, deals with the accidents that occurred in 1954. In addition two accidents that occurred in 1953 are ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1955
Table I
Table I Year Total Number of Reported Accidents Number of Deaths  1947 15 11  1948 28 15  1949 17 9  1950 30 8  1951 18 4  1952 35 14  1953 25 12  1954 30 8 
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Accident Tables
1955