American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Mount Logan—East Peak
Mount Logan—East Peak David A. Collins and Gilbert J. Roberts THE airdrop of supplies at the foot of Mount ...
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Feature Article
1958
Glacier Studies in Alaska, 1957
Glacier Studies in Alaska, 1957 Melvin G. Marcus* UNTIL recent years, glacier studies by American scientists have been concentrated in the ...
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Feature Article
1958
Crevasse Patterns in Glaciers
Crevasse Patterns in Glaciers* Lawrence E. Nielsen aLTHOUGH most mountaineers are familiar with crevasses from the practical standpoint, few know ...
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Feature Article
1958
Wheeler Peak by the Northeast Face
Wheeler Peak by the Northeast Face Roy M. Gorin A stupendous vertical unclimbed rock wall—this was the challenge that ...
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Feature Article
1958
The Mountains of Arizona
The Mountains of Arizona Weldon F. Heald Mountains, mountains, everywhere, Nor any peak to climb” is a paraphrase which might ...
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Feature Article
1958
The Harvard Andean Expedition of 1957
The Harvard Andean Expedition of 1957 Craig Merrihue Inspired by the successes of Shipton and Tilman with mountaineering expeditions in worthwhile ...
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Feature Article
1958
An Unrealized Hazard, A Sermon for Mountaineers
An Unrealized Hazard A Sermon for Mountaineers* Frank E. Gaebelein IN the little town of Moose, Wyoming, there is a ...
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Feature Article
1958
Snow Blindness
Snow Blindness* Bradford Washburn Snow blindness is so incredibly painful that no one who has had it will ever willingly ...
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Feature Article
1958
The Centenary of the Alpine Club
The Centenary of The Alpine Club John C. Oberlin, Henry S. Hall, Jr., Francis P. Farquhar Some Englishmen made an ...
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Feature Article
1958
E. Rex Gibson, 1892-1957
E. REX GIBSON 1892-1957 The many friends of Rex Gibson were shocked to learn of the fatal accident on Mount ...
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In Memoriam
1958
Richard N. Meyer
RICHARD N. MEYER Many will remember Richard Meyer’s story called "A Middle-Aged Mountain” that appeared in last year’s ...
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In Memoriam
1958
North America, United States, Washington, New Routes on Mount Ranier
New routes on Mount Rainier. The 1957 American Alpine Journal had barely been mailed when the article "The Climbing History of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Washington, Mowich Face
Mowich Face. Rising steeply in a nearly smooth wall of ice and incipient rock-ridges, about two miles across and 4000 feet ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Washington, Wilson Glacier Headwall
Wilson Glacier Headwall. Few unclimbed and untried routes remain on the popular Paradise side of Mount Rainier. Wilson Glacier heads ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Washington, Curtis Ridge
Curtis Ridge. Without doubt the most frequently attempted and eagerly sought route on Mount Rainier over the past 25 years has ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Washington, Kautz Cleaver
Kautz Cleaver. Point Success, the southwesterly of Rainier’s three summits, and the only point above 14,000 feet which may be ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Washington, Ascents in the Cascades
Ascents in the Cascades. In the spring of 1957 we completed some interesting new routes. On the sheer face of Castle ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Washington, North Face of Mount Maude
North Face of Mount Maude. On June 16, 1957 John Rupley, Fred Beckey, Herb Staley, and I made the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Washington, The Mole, Cashmere Crags
The Mole, Cashmere Crags. Bob Lewis and I climbed a new route on the Mole, the northeast face, during this ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Washington, Half Moon Peak, Kangaroo Ridge
Half Moon Peak, Kangaroo Ridge. On October 20 Dave Collins, John Rupley, and I climbed the south wall of Half Moon ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, The Tetons
The Tetons. During the past two summers considerable attention has been given to the unclimbed routes and peaks of Grand ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peak 10,535
Peak 10,535. The probable first ascent of this easy peak was made August 27, 1957 by Don Moser, William Edwards, and Robert Page, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Northwest Ridge of Buck Mountain
Northwest Ridge of Buck Mountain. On July 16, 1957 John Dietschy, Dave Dingman, and Karl Pfiffner ascended this ridge which previously, in 1953, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Disappointment Peak
Disappointment Peak. In the past this peak has been better known for its fine summit view than for its prominence ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, South Ridge of Fair Share Tower
South Ridge of Fair Share Tower. From the Caves this ridge can be seen just to the left of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, South Ridge of Teepe's Pillar
South Ridge of Teepe’s Pillar. Willi and Jolene Unsoeld and Norman Lee followed on August 10, 1957 the extreme southeast ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Northeast Face of Teewinot Mountain
Northeast Face of Teewinot Mountain. William and Evelyn Cropper and John Dietschy climbed this impressive face July 13, 1957 directly up its ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, The Rabbit Ears
The Rabbit Ears. These two pinnacles lie near the center of the northwest ridge of the Grand Teton, which forms ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Cascade Pinnacles
Cascade Pinnacles. These three easy pinnacles lie directly west of the Ice Point-Symmetry Spire saddle and are at about the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Northeast Face of Symmetry Spire
Northeast Face of Symmetry Spire. This route, climbed by John Dietschy and Dave Dingman July 24, 1957, differs from that climbed in 1953 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, East-Southeast Ridge of Symmetry Spire
East-Southeast Ridge of Symmetry Spire. John Dietschy, Dave Dingman, and Karl Pfiffner on July 30, 1957 climbed this new route, the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, North Ridge of Peak 11,585
North Ridge of Peak 11,585. The northern aspect of this peak has two facets, a concave north face and a spectacular ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, South Ridge of Drizzlepuss
South Ridge of Drizzlepuss. On July 6, 1957 William Cropper and John Dietschy took ten hours to climb the sharp ridge from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Southwest Ridge of Mount Moran
Southwest Ridge of Mount Moran. Between the many-stepped south and west ridges of Mount Moran there is only one other, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peak 11,962
Peak 11,962. On July 13, 1957 Yvon Chouinard and Bud Ewers finally made the first ascent of this peak, a northern sub-summit of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, The Image
The Image. This northern offshoot of the Bivouac-Raynolds ridge was first climbed by Jack Davis, Redwood Fryxell, Nick Ellena, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, The Counter-Image
The Counter-Image. The lower and more northerly of the two Images was first ascended August 9, 1956 by Sherman and Lillian Lehman. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peak 10,611
Peak 10,611. On August 22, 1957 Jack Davis, Redwood Fryxell, and Julie Peterson made the first ascent of this peak, east of Rolling ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Mount Robie
Mount Robie. One and one-half miles north of Ranger Peak is a flat topped summit (10,850 feet), the east ridge of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peak 11,251
Peak 11,251. The first ascent of this double summit was made June 25, 1957 by Leigh and Irene Ortenburger during a traverse from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, West Ridge of Eagles' Rest Peak
West Ridge of Eagles’ Rest Peak. Since the two previous ascents of this peak were made from the east, the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Wyoming, North Face of the Devils Tower
North Face of the Devils Tower. After a thorough reconnaissance, Jim McCarthy and I proposed to put a route through ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, California, Northeast Ridge of the Thumb, Palisade Group, Sierra Nevada
Northeast Ridge of the Thumb, Palisade Group, Sierra Nevada. The Thumb had never been climbed from the east or northeast ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Alaska, Attempt on Mount McKinley
Attempt on Mount McKinley. On June 25 an eight-man expedition sponsored by The Mountaineers, consisting of Jon Hisey, Jerry Cate, Alan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Alaska, Ascents above the Lower Muldrow Glacier
Ascents above the Lower Muldrow Glacier, McKinley Range. Our group was unusual because of age. Leaving me out, but counting ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Alaska, Moose's Tooth, Mount Huntington, and Mount Barrille
Moose’s Tooth, Mount Huntington, and Mount Barrille. An expedition, led by Fred Beckey, whose members included John Rupley, Herb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains
Chugach Mountains. During June and July 1957 most of the high peaks at the head of the great Columbia Glacier in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Michelson, Brooks Range
Mount Michelson, Brooks Range. On April 23, 1957, John P. Thomson, of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, and R. E. “Pete” Isto, resident ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Yukon Territory
St. Elias Range, Yukon Territory. Members of the Sierra Club of California, Los Angeles Chapter, Jim Sutherland, Don Clarke, Bud ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958
North America, Canada, Alberta, Mount Northover, French Military Group
Mount Northover, French Military Group. On June 29 a Calgary Section party of the Alpine Club of Canada, about 25 people, left ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1958