American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Glacial Advance on Mount Baker
GLACIAL ADVANCE ON MOUNT BAKER The Coleman Glacier on Mt. Baker, a 10,750-foot volcanic peak in Washington State, occupies on ...
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Notes
1956
An Active Glacier in Nevada
AN ACTIVE GLACIER IN NEVADA Some years ago I ran across an article in the "Fifth Annual Report of the ...
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Notes
1956
The Mountain World 1955
The Mountain World 1955. English version edited by Malcolm Barnes. 222 pages, 64 illustrations, 24 maps. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. Price $6.00. The third ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Book of the Mountains
The Book of the Mountains, edited by A. C. Spectorsky. 492 pages, 87 pictures, numerous sketches. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. 1955. Price $10.00. This ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Introduction to Mountaineering
Introduction to Mountaineering, by Showell Styles. 159 pages, 8 plates, 17 figures, glossary of climbing terms, bibliography, and 2 appendices. London, Seeley Service and ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Technique of Mountaineering
The Technique of Mountaineering, by J. E. B. Wright. 144 pages, with 21 photographs, 132 drawings, and a glossary of mountaineering terms. London; ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Pilote Des Glaciers
Pilote Des Glaciers, by Hermann Geiger, with a preface by Felix Germain. 152 pages, with 48 illustrations, 6 pen drawings and 6 technical drawings ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Abode of Snow
Abode of Snow. A History of Himalayan Exploration and Mountaineering, by Kenneth Mason. 372 pages; illustrations and diagrams. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1955. ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Ascent of K2
Ascent of K2. By Prof. Ardito Desio. Translated by David Moore. 239 pages, 57 illustrations, 3 maps in text. London: Elek Books. Printed ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Kangchenjunga Challenge
Kangchenjunga Challenge, by Paul Bauer. 202 pages and 12 illustrations. Foreword by Sir John Hunt. London: Kimber, 1955. Price, 18 s. Paul Bauer, one ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Kangchenjunga
Kangchenjunga, by John Tucker. 217 pages and 34 illustrations. Foreword by Sir John Hunt. London: Elek, 1955. Price, 21 s. John Tucker’s pleasant ...
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Book Reviews
1956
High Adventure
High Adventure, by Edmund Hillary. 256 pages with 31 plates, 10 maps and drawings, and pen sketches by G. Djurkovic. New York: E. ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Tiger of the Snow
Tiger of the Snows. The Autobiography of Tenzing of Everest with James Ramsey Ullman. 294 pages, 26 illustrations, 5 maps and sketches. New ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Eye on Everest
Eye on Everest; A Sketch Book from the Great Everest Expedition, by Charles Evans. 123 pages of black and white sketches ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Abominable Snowman
The Abominable Snowman, by Ralph Izzard. 250 pages, 26 photographs. New York: Doubleday & Co., 1955. Price $4.00. The Abominable Snowman (Yeti) has a warm ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Sherpa and the Snowman
The Sherpa and the Snowman, by Chas. Stonor, with a foreword by Sir John Hunt. 206 pages, 38 pictures. Hollis & Carter: London, 1955. ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Land der Namenlosen Berge
Land der Namenlosen Berge, by Dr. Herbert Tichy. 221 pages, 33 photographs, including 4 in color, 4 sketch maps. Vienna: Ullstein and Company, 1954. Motivated ...
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Book Reviews
1956
East of Katmandu
East of Katmandu, by Thomas Weir. 138 pages, 91 illustrations. Oliver and Boyd: Edinburgh and London, 1955. Price, 16 s. Small Himalayan Expeditions are ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Road to Rakaposhi
Road to Rakaposhi, by George Band ; with Chapters Two and Five by Ted Wrangham and Chapter Seven by George Band ...
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Book Reviews
1956
A History of British Mountaineering
A History of British Mountaineering, by R. L. G. Irving. 240 pages, with 65 illustrations. London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1955. Price, 25 s. ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Commando Climber
Commando Climber, by Mike Banks. 240 pages, 18 photos, sketches. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1955. Price, 18 s. The author is a ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Zermatt and the Valais
Zermatt and the Valais, by Sir Arnold Lunn. 202 pages of text, 9 black & white photographs and index. London: Hollis & Carter, 1955. Price, 12...
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Book Reviews
1956
Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles
Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles, by C. Douglas Milner. 176 pages with frontispiece in color. 70 illustrations by the author, 4 map diagrams, ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Cimes et Visages du Haut Dauphiné
Cimes et Visages du Haut Dauphiné, by Felix Germain. 185 pages, including 110 photographs in black and white, 16 in color, and 17 vignettes, ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Mountains of Ireland
The Mountains of Ireland, by D. D. C. Pochin Mould. 156 pages, 48 photographs and 1 map. London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1955. Price, 21 ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Leuchtende Berge
Leuchtende Berge. A book of colored photographs of the Alps, by Jos. Jul. Schaetz. 72 pages, 28 colored photographs. Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1954. ...
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Book Reviews
1956
High Sierra Country
High Sierra Country, by Oscar Lewis. 291 pages, map end-papers. Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Men and the Mountain: Frémont's Fourth Expedition
The Men and the Mountain : Frémont’s Fourth Expedition, by William Brandon. 337 pages with 3 sketch maps. New York: William ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Untrodden Andes
The Untrodden Andes, by C. G. Egeler and T. de Booy. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. Translated from the Dutch ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Du Kenya au Kilimanjaro
Du Kenya au Kilimanjaro, by Roland Truffaut. 251 pages, 2 maps, 2 sketches, 16 pages illustrations. Paris: Rene Julliard, 1953. Price bound, Fr. Fcs. 1090. This ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Mountains of New Zealand
The Mountains of New Zealand, by Rodney Hewitt and Mavis Davidson. 128 pages, with 136 photographs and 2 maps. Wellington, New Zealand: A. ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Caleb Frank Gates, Jr., 1904-1955
CALEB FRANK GATES, JR. 1904-1955 Caleb Gates was born in Istanbul, where his father was president of Robert College. He ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Arthur Paul Harper, 1865-1955
ARTHUR PAUL HARPER 1865-1955 On May 30, 1955, there died at Wellington, New Zealand, in his ninetieth year, our honorary member Arthur ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Mrs. Josephine Diebitsch Perry, 1863-1955
MRS. JOSEPHINE DIEBITSCH PEARY 1863-1955 Mrs. Robert E. Peary, who died December 19 at the age of 92, was the last remaining ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Accidents in American Mountaineering, Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee, The American Alpine Club, 1956
This is the ninth annual report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club and presents the known mountaineering ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1956
Analysis of Accidents
ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENTS A breakdown of the accidents that occurred during the past year (1955) and the cumulative totals are presented ...
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Notes
1956
Carderock, Near Washington, D.C.
ACCIDENTS, 1954 (NOT PREVIOUSLY REPORTED) Carderock, near Washington, D. C. — On December 26, 1954, three climbers, all of whom had had belaying instruction ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Maine, Mt. Katahdin
ACCIDENTS REPORTED, 1955 Maine, Mt. Katahdin—On September 9, 1955, George Langer (22) was climbing the chimney route. He was not roped. A rock ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Illinois, Mississippi Palisades, near Savanna
Illinois, Mississippi Palisades, near Savanna—On October 16, 1955, ten members of the Chicago Mountaineering Club were joined by five uninvited American ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Wisconsin, Devil's Lake Practice Bluffs
Wisconsin, Devel’s Lake Practice Bluffs—On October 16, 1955, the weekly Sunday rock climb of the Wisconsin Hoofer Mountaineers was attended ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Colorado, Mt. Wilson
Colorado, Mt. Wilson—On July 3, 1955, Herbert Martin, unroped, was leading a climbing group on Mt. Wilson. At the time of ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Long’s Peak (1)—On August 30, 1955. Rod Harris and Felix Hagerman set out to climb the ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Colorado—Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
Colorado—Rocky Mountain National Park, Long’s Peak (2)—On October 2, Sidney Cohen (27) of Boulder, Colorado, was climbing Long’s Peak ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Colorado, Devil's Thumb
Colorado, Devil’s Thumb—On Sunday, August 7, 1955, John Auld (16), Jim Auld (19), and Sheldon Schiager (18) drove from Colorado Springs, Colorado, to ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (1)—On June 6, 1955, Victor Milligan (23), a student from Belfast, Ireland, and his companion had been hiking ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (2)—Fred Ford (25), John Austin (26) and Robert Bartholomew (20) spent the night of June 27 in high camp ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mt. Sacajawea
Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mt. Sacajawea—On July 20, 1955, Thea Welsh, Tony Prauses (34), and Damon Phinney (27) left their camp in the ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Montana, Glacier National Park
Montana, Glacier National Park: On the afternoon of July 21, 1955, June B. Johnson (20) and two other girls employed by the Glacier ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Oregon, Mt. Hood
Oregon, Mt. Hood—A party consisting of 30 members (men, women and children) of the Sierra Club climbed Mt. Hood on ...
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Accident Reports
1956
California, Mt. Ralston
California, Mt. Ralston—On January 1, 1955, Allen Steck (28), Richard Houston, William Dunmire, and Kenneth D. Adam set out for a ski ...
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Accident Reports
1956