American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Table II Accident Rate and Mortality Rate for Mountaineers in United States and Alaska
Table II Accident Rate and Mortality Rate for Mountaineers in United States and Alaska AgeGroup Av. reported man mountain days/...
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Accident Tables
1955
Regional Safety Activities
Geographical Distribution of Accidents: 1947-1953 1954  Atlantic States—North  11 3  South 1 0  Colorado 29 3  Utah 4 0  Wyoming 16 3  Montana & Idaho 3 3  Arizona & New Mexico 4 1  California 18 5  Oregon 14 3  Washington 14 6  ...
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Notes
1955
Analysis of Accidents
ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENTS A breakdown of the accidents that occurred during 1954 and the cumulative totals are presented as in the ...
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Notes
1955
Accidents 1953 Not Previously Reported — Montana, Mission Range, Grey Wolf
ACCIDENTS 1953 NOT PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Montana, Mission Range, Grey Wolf—On May 31, 1953, Bob Pfeiffer, Martin Holznagel, Martin Faulkner, and Frank Hefferlin ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Accidents 1953 Not Previously Reported — California, Rock Quarry, La Mesa
California, Rock Quarry, La Mesa—On April 26, 1953 Dean Hallford (12), David Hobbs (12) and Bernie Strong (12) decided to climb a 170 ft. rock ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Review of Reported Accidents 1954
REVIEW OF REPORTED ACCIDENTS 1954 Maine, Mt. Katahdin—At 2:00 p.m. on April 5, 1954, while descending the Saddle Slide, unroped and without ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1955
Maine, Mt. Katahdin
Maine, Mt. Katahdin—At 2:00 p.m. on April 5, 1954, while descending the Saddle Slide, unroped and without an ice ax, Ernest ...
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Accident Reports
1955
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington—On Wednesday, January 27, 1954, Phillip Longnecker (25) and Jacques Parysko (23) graduate students at Harvard University, but not members ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Vermont, Norwich
Vermont, Norwich—On October 12, 1954, J. B. Corbett (18) was climbing with two members of the Dartmouth Mountaineering club. They were traversing ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Range, Cresone Needle
Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Range, Crestone Needle—Cleve McCarty, Tony Mueller (20), Rodney McWhinney and Robert Kulstad (27), Rip Collins (31) and Dick ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (1)
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (1)—On June 5, 1954, Earl F. Harvey (20) and Joseph Biwell were descending Long’s Peak. Harvey slipped ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (2)
Rocky Mountain National Park (2)—On August 13, 1954, Mrs. Leahdell Dick (21) climbed to the top of Hallett’s Peak and planned to ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (1)
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (1)—On August 16, 1954, Roger W. Hollander (23) with one companion had ascended Disappointment Peak by the usual ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (2)
Grand Teton National Park (2)—On August 29, 1954, Charles B. Richardson and Roald Fryxell were climbing on the north side of Symmetry ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (3)
Grand Teton National Park (3)—On August 31, 1954, Timothy Kelly (22), with three companions, was descending from Mt. Owen via a snow- filled ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Montana, Glacier National Park
Montana, Glacier National Park—On June 19, 1954, Miss Claudia Keil (17) and two companions were returning from an ascent of Mt. Altyn ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Idaho, Local Cliff near Idaho Falls
Idaho, Local Cliff near Idaho Falls—On May 7, 1954, Dale Harker (14) was climbing down a cliff using a fixed rope when ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Idaho, Cliff near Lava Hot Springs
Idaho, Cliff near Lava Hot Springs—On June 2, 1954, Ray Duane Richards (17) fell while descending a cliff. He and a companion ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Arizona, Santa Catalina Mountains
Arizona, Santa Catalina Mountains—On April 20, 1954, three University fo Arizona students, William Bingham (21), Robert Frederick (21) and Ned Cranston (21) started up ...
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Accident Reports
1955
California, Mount Whitney
California, Mount Whitney—On September 5, 1954, Henry Mandolf (55) with two sixteen-year-old boys, climbed Mt. Whitney by the trail and were descending ...
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Accident Reports
1955