American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
South America, Chile, Central Chile
Central Chile. On December 8, 1954, Jorge Chaparro and Raúl Vouriot made the first ascent of 13,616-foot El Paso.
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Chile, Volcano Llanin, Lake District
Volcano Llanin, Lake District. Two Italians, Enzio Mazzoldi and Giovanni Wiese made the first ascent of the formidable south face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Argentina, Ojos del Salado
Ojos del Salado. We were startled to read in the press that on January 22, 1955, a group of the Argentinian Associatió...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Argentina, Cerro Chimberí
Cerro Chimberí. This 18,000-foot peak at the head of the Río Cochuna in the Nevados Centrales was climbed early ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Argentina, Rio Blanco Group
Río Blanco Group. In January 1955 Jorge and Sergio Domicelj, Juan Guthmann, Fredy Klayman, and Carlos Stegmann of the Centro ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Argentina, Portillo Group
Portillo Group. Francois Boucher, Julio Corradi, Jochen Groos, Nestor Sanes, Carlos Urien and Paul Ulens of the Centro Andino Buenos ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
South America, Argentina, Dos Picos, Cordillera del Río Tigre
Dos Picos, Cordillera del Río Tigre. Three expeditions visited this rugged region, which lies about 80 miles south of Bariloche, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Europe, Norway, Spitzbergen
Spitzbergen. There was a number of expeditions active in the mountains of Spitzbergen in the summer of 1955. An Austrian group ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
A Geologist in the Arctic
A GEOLOGIST IN THE ARCTIC Our member, Fred H. Roots, is one of our very few professional geologists with Arctic, ...
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Notes
1956
Europe, Alps, Monte Rosa
Monte Rosa, Alps. In the 1955 American Alpine Journal (pages 126 to 132) I have read the article by Guy M. Everett, “A ...
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Notes
1956
Asia, Nepal, Makalu
Makalu. The French expedition to Makalu led by Jean Franco deserves high praise. Thanks to excellent organization, splendid equipment, especially ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Nepal, Langtang Himal
Langtang Himal. The famous Swiss climber, Raymond Lambert, and the noted Belgian scientist, Canon Jules Détry, in early April 1955 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Nepal, Jugal Himal
Jugal Himal. The first all-woman Himalayan expedition consisting of three members of the Ladies’ Scottish Climbing Club led by Mrs. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Nepal, Gaurisankar Region
Gaurisankar Region. The Merseyside Himalayan Expedition under the leadership of Alfred Gregory spent two and a half months climbing and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri
Dhaulagiri. The fourth attempt to climb 26,795-foot Dhaulagiri ended in failure again this year when a party of five Germans ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Nepal, Himal Chuli
Himal Chuli. The ill-fated expedition of Britishers from Kenya under the joint leadership of J. W. Howard and Arthur Firmin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna IV
Annapurna IV. A German expedition under the leadership of Heinz Steinmetz, consisting of Dr. Manfred Bachmann, Harald Biller, Fritz Lobbichler ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal
Ganesh Himal. Under the leadership of the Swiss Raymond Lambert, a Franco-Swiss expedition succeeded in climbing 24,298-foot Ganesh Himal on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu
Manaslu. Our reconnaissance party to Manaslu of three members under the leadership of Ohara has returned from Nepal, reporting the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, India, Kamet and Abi Gamin
Kamet and Abi Gamin. An all-Indian expedition made a remarkable record in Garhwal in 1955, accomplishing the second ascent of Kamet (25,447 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, India, Banderpunch, Black Peak
Kamet and Abi Gamin. An all-Indian expedition made a remarkable record in Garhwal in 1955, accomplishing the second ascent of Kamet (25,447 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, India, Ronti
Ronti. Mr. Peter Aufschnaiter and I reached the summit of Ronti (19,895 feet) on June 15, 1955. [This was the first ascent. Editor.] ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, India, Central Lahul
Central Lahul. Under the leadership of Hamish McArthur, a small expedition consisting of Mrs. McArthur, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Solari, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, India, Kulti Glacier Basin
Kulti Glacier Basin. The R.A.F. Mountaineering Expedition to Kulu and Spiti led by Group Captain A. J. M. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, India, Spiti
Spiti. The Cambridge University Expedition to Spiti comprised Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Holmes, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Lamb, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Pakistan, Chogo-Lungma Region
Chogo-Lungma Region. A strong German expedition from Frankfurt explored and climbed in the Chogo-Lungma region in the western Karakoram. They ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Pakistan, Chari Khand
Chari Khand. Nasir Ali and I with two Hunza porters made a short attempt on Chari Khand (19,300 feet) from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, Japan, Sakube Iwa, Honshu
Sakube lwa, Honshu. Honshu, the southwestern island of Japan, offers little climbing of an original nature unless one can locate ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
Asia, U.S.S.R., Pamirs
Pamirs. A Soviet-Chinese expedition was active in the Trans-Alai Group in the western Pamirs. Nineteen members of the expedition made, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1956
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section. The financial affairs of the Rocky Mountain Section of the A.A.C. took ...
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Club Activities
1956
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section. During 1955 the Sierra Nevada Section held four meetings, all of them in Berkeley. Talks ...
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Club Activities
1956
The Alpine Club of Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada. The Club conducted two very successful camps during the period under review—an eight-day ski ...
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Club Activities
1956
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Mountain Club. The Club carried out its usual activities during 1955: its 363 miles of trails in the White Mountains, on ...
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Club Activities
1956
Chicago Mountaineering Club
Chicago Mountaineering Club. Harry Lumby of our club, who is an accredited first-aid instructor, held classes in the early spring ...
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Club Activities
1956
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club. Two outings were held with 68 persons attending the in-state Shavano outing and 35 the outing at Lake O’...
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Club Activities
1956
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. The only area to see action from the D.M.C. last summer was the Tetons. On ...
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Club Activities
1956
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. In keeping with a general rise in interest in mountaineering, 1955 was the most active year in club ...
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Club Activities
1956
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club sponsored 19 week-end climbing outings to climbing areas in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Ten 20-mile conditioning hikes ...
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Club Activities
1956
Mazamas
Mazamas. The climbing program in the Mazamas continued its expansion as it has each year since the war. There were 770 ...
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Club Activities
1956
M.I.T. Outing Club
M.l.T. Outing Club. Located as we are in the East, it is essentially impossible for the dub to ...
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Club Activities
1956