American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Mt. Robson: Ascent of the Wishbone Arête
Numerous attempts had been made on the Southwest or "Wishbone Arête” of Mt. Robson since the first try in 1913. ...
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Feature Article
1956
Lhotse, 1955
Lhotse, 1955 NORMAN G. DYHRENFURTH WHEN leaving Mount Everest in December of 1952 I hardly dared hope that some day I would ...
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Feature Article
1956
Solo Khumbu Climbs: First Ascents After Lhotse
Solo Khumbu Climbs: First Ascents After Lhotse FRED BECKEY Encouraged by the magically clear skies of the Solo Khumbu autumn, ...
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Feature Article
1956
Nevado Pucahirca
Nevado Pucahirca HARVEY N. PLATTS The Cordillera Blanca of Peru was the objective of our expedition in the summer of 1955. ...
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Feature Article
1956
Ode to University Peak
ODE TO UNIVERSITY PEAK Robert W. Cromer, M.D. Far to the North where the glaciers lie, And Northern Lights ...
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Feature Article
1956
In the Chugach Range, Alaska
In the Chugach Range, Alaska ROBERT WEST THE Switzerland of Alaska” is the phrase the travel posters use to describe ...
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Feature Article
1956
Mapping McKinley's Southeast Approaches
Mapping McKinley’s Southeast Approaches BRADFORD WASHBURN Few living persons have enjoyed the privilege of spending a month in the ...
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Feature Article
1956
The Sikkim Himalaya
The Sikkim Himalaya ROBERT H. T. DODSON Sikkim is a tiny, semi-autonomous state, ruled by a Maharajah and enclosing within ...
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Feature Article
1956
Kangchenjunga
Kangchenjunga CHARLES EVANS FEW great Himalayan peaks are climbed at the first attempt and without much preliminary exploration. Kangchenjunga is ...
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Feature Article
1956
Exploring in the Karakorum
Exploring in the Karakoram HENRY S. FRANCIS, JR. American Himalayan expeditions that are not set upon climbing a single major ...
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Feature Article
1956
The Ascent of Istor-o-Nal
The Ascent of Istor-o-Nal JOSEPH E. MURPHY, JR. The Princeton Mountaineering Club Expedition to Chitral, West Pakistan, and the ascent ...
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Feature Article
1956
Milkanta, Garhwal Himalaya, 1949
Nilkanta, Garhwal Himalaya, 1949 WILLI UNSOELD Early on the morning of July 4, 1948, two rucksack-laden hitchhikers stood hopefully beside U.S. 66 on ...
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Feature Article
1956
The Logan Mountains, Northwest Territories
The Logan Mountains, Northwest Territories ARNOLD WEXLER There has been little in the way of mountaineering in the northern latitudes ...
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Feature Article
1956
Expedition Philosophy—1956
Expedition Philosophy—1956 CHARLES S. HOUSTON Interest in foreign mountain expeditions has grown enormously in the last decade, inspired perhaps by ...
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Feature Article
1956
The Central Howser Spire
The Central Howser Spire DAVID BERNAYS On a spectacular camp on a rock island on the height of land between ...
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Feature Article
1956
Operation Medicine Bow
Operation Medicine Bow RICHARD W. MURPHY On Thursday, October 6, 1955, at approximately 7:12 A.M. a United Air Lines DC-4 carrying 63 passengers ...
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Feature Article
1956
Henry P. Karstens, 1878-1955
Henry P. Karstens—1878-1955 FRANCIS P. FARQUHAR No one has been more intimately connected with Mount McKinley than Harry Karstens, ...
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In Memoriam
1956
Success on Kangchenjunga Editorial
Success on Kangchenjunga EDITORIAL THE ascent of Kangchenjunga last year by the party led by Charles Evans deserves a good ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Traverse between Bivouac and Raynold's Peaks
Edited by H. Adams Carter UNITED STATES Tetons, Wyoming. In the past summer several new routes were made in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, West Ridge of the Middle Teton
West Ridge of the Middle Teton. The long west ridge of the Middle Teton was ascended for the first time ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Ascents in Avalanche Canyon
Ascents in Avalanche Canyon. In June and July Graham and Mary Ann Matthews climbed from Avalanche Canyon. They made the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, South Face of Disappointment Peak
South Face of Disappointment Peak. Near the end of August Dick Pownell suggested that I make a new route with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, North Face of Disappointment Peak
North Face of Disappointment Peak. Two routes, one direct and the other on the western edge of the face, were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Grand Teton Direct North Face
Grand Teton Direct North Face. Despite the fuming comments of the guide (Willi Unsoeld), Jolene Unsoeld (wife) dallies in bed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, New Variants on the East Ridge of the Grand Teton and on Teepe's Pillar
New Variants on the East Ridge of the Grand Teton and on Teepe’s Pillar. Yves Erikson and William Briggs ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, West Face of the Devil's Tower
West Face of the Devil’s Tower, Wyoming. In the latter part of July Jim McCarthy and I arrived at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Wyoming, First Ascent of Open Door Pinnacle
First Ascent of Open Door Pinnacle, Wyoming. South of Grand Teton National Park, about 25 miles from the town of Jackson ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Montana, South Face of Pilot Peak, Absoroka Range
South Face of Pilot Peak, Absoroka Range, Montana. Knowing only Pilot Peak’s name, its location and the fact that ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Washington, Olympic Mountains
Olympic Mountains, Washington. I spent a month in the Olympic Mountains of Washington this summer, fortunately during the driest August ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Washington, New Ascents in the Cascade Range
New Ascents in the Cascade Range. Early in the summer of 1955 two new climbs were undertaken in the Washington Pass ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, New Mexico, South Face of Brazos Peak
South Face of Brazos Peak, New Mexico. An excellent climbing area exists on the south face of Brazos Peak in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Robson
Mt. Robson. Fred Ayres and Dick Irvin made a variant of Kain’s original route up Mt. Robson in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, Alberta, Mt. Kitchener, East Ridge
Mt. Kitchener, East Ridge. We had been attracted by the advantages of a new and shorter route up Mt. Kitchener ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Rearguard North Face
Rearguard North Face. Although Rearguard, Robson’s 9,000-foot subsidiary peak, is normally a very easy climb, its imposing northern rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, Alberta, Mt. Louis
Mt. Louis. Essentially the route up Mt. Louis that I did in 1952 with Walter Perren, the Zermatt guide then with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Odoray via the Northeast Ridge
Odoray via the Northeast Ridge. The northeast ridge of Odoray is the steep righthand skyline of the mountain when viewed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, Alberta, Victoria by the South Face
Victoria by the South Face. During our stay at Lake O’Hara we also made the first 1955 ascent of Victoria, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, Alberta, Mt. Forbes and Mt. Freshfield
Mt. Forbes and Mt. Freshfield. Early in the 1955 season, Don Claunch, Richard Irvin, and Fred Ayres back-packed up the Howse ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mt. Bryce
Mt. Bryce. On July 23, 1955, Richard Irvin and Fred Ayres made the third ascent of the main peak of Mt. Bryce. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, Southern Selkirks
Southern Selkirks. The fourth Harvard Mountaineering Club Climbing Camp was held last summer during the latter part of August in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Niut 1, Coast Range
Northern Selkirks. August 1955 saw the Northern Selkirks under siege by a group of eight climbers, including Graham Matthews, David Michael, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Mrs. Josephine Diebitsch Perry, 1863-1955
Niut 1, Coast Range. Victor Josendal, Harvey Manning, and Robert Sipe, all from Seattle, climbed Niut I (9,082 feet) during the second ...
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Book Reviews
1956
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Homathko, Essex, and Queen Bess, Coast Range
Homathko, Essex, and Queen Bess, Coast Range. This fine area at the northern tip of the Homathko Snowfield had attracted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Alaska, Climbing Along the Richardson Highway
Climbing Along the Richardson Highway. Thirty-one members of the Iowa Mountaineers drove in August 1955, to the Castner Glacier area, one ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
North America, United States, Alaska, University Peak, St. Elias Range
University Peak, St. Elias Range. A first ascent of this 15,030 foot peak (at the time the highest unclimbed peak in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca
Cordillera Blanca. A group from the Munich section of the Deutscher Alpenverein climbed in the summer of 1955 in the Cordillera ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Peru, Sierra Vilcabamba
Sierra Vilcabamba. On July 21 the Germans, Dolf Meyer and Martl Schiessler, climbed the Nevado Chamas Chico, which is over 16,500 feet, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca
Cordillera Blanca. A Peruvian group left Huaraz on August 3 to spend the night at Camp Ishinca at 16,400 feet. The next ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Huayna Potosi Group 
Cordillera Real, Huayna Potosí Group. The Chileans Sergio Alvarado and Oscar González made the second ascent of Cunatin Coto (18,280 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Chile, Paine Group, Patagonia
Paine Group, Patagonia. Although the Patagonian peaks are low when compared to the more northerly Andes, they rise sheer from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956