American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Title Publication Year
The West Face of Snowpatch
West Face of Snowpatch james p. McCarthy HIGH above was Snowpatch, a great, black shape looming over us in the ...
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Feature Article
1957
The Mountains of Nevada
The Mountains of Nevada WELDON F. HEALD T HERE is a small but fast-growing group of Nevada mountain enthusiasts. It ...
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Feature Article
1957
Climbs in the New Zealand Alps
Climbs in the New Zealand Alps PETER ROBINSON on December 24, 1955, I arrived in New Zealand to take up a Fulbright ...
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Feature Article
1957
A Middle-Aged Mountain
A Middle-Aged Mountain RICHARD N. MEYER Some mountains seem particularly ancient, austere, and noble. Others seem hard and young and ...
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Feature Article
1957
Rakaposhi — Almost
Rakaposhi - Almost RICHARD K. IRVIN our Dakota circled once over Rawalpindi and headed north with nose up, straining for ...
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Feature Article
1957
Pumasillo — 1956
Pumasillo - 1956 DAVID MICHAEL The Cordillera Vilcabamba is situated north-northwest of Cusco, bounded on the north by the Urubamba and ...
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Feature Article
1957
The Patagonia Icecap
The Patagonia Icecap h. w. TILMAN The Patagonia Icecap (Hielo Continental, as it is known in Chile) covers some 300 miles ...
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Feature Article
1957
Ojos del Salado
Ojos del Salado H. ADAMS CARTER For the past two years there has been considerable speculation as to whether the ...
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Feature Article
1957
Glacier Studies during the International Geophysical Year, 1957-58
Glacier Studies during the International Geophysical Year, 1957-58 RICHARD C. HUBLEY The International Geophysical Year (IGY), 1957-58, has a special ...
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Feature Article
1957
Medicine on the Mountain
Medicine on the Mountain L. BRUCE MEYER, M.D.* In recent years our mountaineering journals have recorded the ascents of ...
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Feature Article
1957
Some Icelandic Mountains
Some Icelandic Mountains KENNETH A. HENDERSON From a mountaineering standpoint Iceland has been much neglected. This is a pity, for ...
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Feature Article
1957
Everest — Lhotse, 1956
Everest - Lhotse, 1956 JÜRG MARMET Translated from the German by H. Adams Carter. The two 1952 Swiss Mount Everest expeditions, ...
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Feature Article
1957
The Kachenjunga Ascent Viewed from Darjeeling
The Kangchenjunga ascent viewed from Darjeeling ANDERSON BAKEWELL, S.J. Seldom in mountaineering history have such favorable conditions been granted ...
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Feature Article
1957
Albert H. MacCarthy, 1876-1956
ALBERT H. MacCARTHY 1876-1956 Albert H. MacCarthy, who died last October after an illness of more than a year, was ...
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In Memoriam
1957
Edward Cushing, 1903-1956
EDWARD CUSHING 1903-1956 Edward Thomas Francis Cushing was born September 19, 1903, in New York City, his mother being German. He went ...
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In Memoriam
1957
William Degenhardt, 1902-1956
WILLIAM DEGENHARDT 1902-1956 The many friends of Bill Degenhardt were saddened and shocked to learn of his passing on November 15, 1956. ...
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In Memoriam
1957
Joseph William Andrew Hickson, 1873-1956
JOSEPH WILLIAM ANDREW HICKSON 1873-1956 A member of our club since 1910, pioneer in the Canadian Rockies, and formerly professor of ...
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In Memoriam
1957
Jean Escarra, 1885-1955
JEAN ESCARRA 1885-1955 Jean Escarra was born in April 1885 and died in August 1955. He was an eminent French jurist, specializing ...
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In Memoriam
1957
North America, United States, Washington, North Arête of Mount Stuart, Cascades
North Arête of Mount Stuart, Cascades. Mount Stuart, a huge granite peak, soars to 9500 feet above the Cashmere Crags ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Washington, The Temple, Kangaroo Ridge, Cascades
The Temple, Kangaroo Ridge, Cascades. On September 29, 1956, Fred Beckey and Donald Claunch decided to go to the well-known but seldom- ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Washington, North Face of Liberty Bell, Cascades
North Face of Liberty Bell, Cascades. Towards the end of August, 1956, Hans Kraus and John Rupley packed up Early Winters ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Washington, North Face, Cascades
The West Black Butte, Cascades. During the past summer the first ascent of the West Black Butte, Mount Lincoln, was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Wyoming, Northeast Face of Disappointment Peak, Tetons
Northeast Face of Disappointment Peak, Tetons. In mid-July, Willi Unsoeld and Richard Pownall made a new route of severe difficulty ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Wyoming, South Face of Symmetry Spire, Tetons
South Face of Symmetry Spire, Tetons. The Teton Range, in general, and Symmetry Spire, in particular, have been so thoroughly ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Wyoming, Devil's Tower
Devils Tower. Climbing every day during "Mountaineer’s Week" in July of 1956, rock climbers from 13 states, France, and Switzerland made 81 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
Joshua Tree National Monument. There is a variety of rock climbing to be found in this large Southwestern desert preserve. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Arizona, Spider Rock
Spider Rock. In March 1956 Mark Powell, Don Wilson and Jerry Gallwas, all Sierra Club members, made the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Alaska, Northern St. Elias Range
Northern St. Elias Range. The Sierra Club’s St. Elias Expedition, led by Alfred W. Baxter, had as objectives the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Alaska, Pioneer Ridge, Mount McKinley
Pioneer Ridge, Mount McKinley. In June 1956 six of us made an attempt on Pioneer Ridge on Mount McKinley. The party ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Alaska, Traleika Glacier Area, Mount McKinley Range
Traleika Glacier area, Mount McKinley Range. The Parachute Brigade Alaska Expedition, consisting of Captain W. M. M. Deacock, second-in- command ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, United States, Alaska, Attempt on the East Buttress of Mount McKinley
Attempt on the East Buttress of Mount McKinley. A four-man party (Walter Gonnason, Otto Trott, Paul Gerstmann, Bruce Gilbert) attempted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, Canada, Waddington Range, Coast Range
Waddington Region, Coast Range. In August, 1956, a group of six, consisting of Adolph and Ulf Bitterlich, of Vancouver Island, Philippe ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, Canada, The Howson Range
The Howson Range. In the angle formed by the Bulkley and Skeena rivers, in central British Columbia, there are a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, Canada, Mount Fortitude, Selkirks
Mount Fortitude, Selkirks. The first ascent of Mount Fortitude, a 9100-foot summit at the western border of Glacier Park, British ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, Canada, Mount Edith, Canadian Rockies
Mount Edith, Canadian Rockies. Horst von Hennig made the second ascent of a route on the southeast face of Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, Canada, Along the Backbone of the Big Bend, Canadian Rockies
Along the Backbone of the Big Bend, Canadian Rockies. With the support of three air supply-drops at an estimated distance ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, Canada, Ice River Region, Canadian Rockies
Ice River Region, Canadian Rockies. While doing geological field work in the region of Ice River, near Golden, British Columbia, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains of British Columbia, South of Bella Coola
Coast Mountains of British Columbia, South of Bella Coola. If there is any doubt as to the accessibility of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
Europe, Iceland, Hraundrangi, in Öxnadal
Hraundrangi, in Öxnadal. Two members of the Icelandic Air Ground Rescue Team, Finnur Eyjolfsson and Sigurdur Waage, accompanied by Lieut. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Colombia, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Although the Englishman, Simons, produced the first useful maps of the Sierra Nevada in 1879 and 1881, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Argentina, Cerro Gallan, Province of Salta
Cerro Gallan, Province of Salta. Although our Austro-Swedish Andean Expedition did some excavations in the ruins of the Indian town ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Argentina, Province of Salta
Province of Salta. P. Soana, H. Azuremendi, and J. Miranda climbed the 19,948-foot volcano, Socompa, February 24, 1956. M. Fernandez and P. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Argentina, San Lorenzo, Patagonia
San Lorenzo, Patagonia. This peak, 11,647 feet, probably the second highest in Patagonia, which lies on the Chilean-Argentine frontier, was first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Argentina, Cordón de la Jaula
Cordón de la Jaula. Under the leadership of Jorge Peterek, a group of the Centro Andino Buenos Aires made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Argentina, Cordón de Portillo
Cordón de Portillo. Climbers from the club Andinista Mendoza made a number of first ascents in this range, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Argentina, Near Bariloche
Near Bariloche. Already this spring [Written December 27, 1956, at the beginning of the southern hemisphere summer.—Ed.] there have been the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Argentina, Volcán Lanín
Volcán Lanín. The only long new route made so far this season was on the south face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Chile, Monte Sarmiento, Tierra del Fuego
Monte Sarmiento, Tierra del Fuego. An Italian expedition under leadership of 74-year-old Padre Alberto M. de Agostini climbed Monte Sarmiento, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Peru, Vilcanota and Cordillera de Caravaya
Vilcanota and Cordillera de Caravaya. In July 1955 the Italians, 72- year-old Piero Ghiglione and Francesco Zaltron, ascended Vilcanota, 18,521 feet, by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957
South America, Peru, British Expedition to Pumasillo and Huagaruncho
British Expedition to Pumasillo and Huagaruncho. Before heading for their main objective farther north, four members of the British party, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1957