American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Ascent of Hidden Peak
Ascent of Hidden Peak Peter K. Schoening There is something exciting about expeditions. In part it must be the uncertainty ...
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Feature Article
1959
The North American Andean Expedition 1958
The North American Andean Expedition 1958 Leigh Ortenburger UPON return from an expedition which had no other purpose than to attempt ...
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Feature Article
1959
El Capitan
El Capitan Warren J. Harding I suppose this article could be titled "The Conquest of El Capitan." However, as I ...
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Feature Article
1959
Antarctic Impressions
Antarctic Impressions In Four Episodes William Siri Erebus rose from the sea in undulating folds of ice but still preserved ...
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Feature Article
1959
East of Mount McKinley
East of Mount McKinley H. Adams Carter A year before, as we had stood on the mountains above Anderson Pass, ...
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Feature Article
1959
New Climbs in the Northern Pickets
New Climbs in the Northern Pickets W. B. Spickard, M.D. Tucked away in the northern part of the western ...
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Feature Article
1959
Naming Alaska's Mountains
Naming Alaska’s Mountains With Some Accounts of Their First Ascents Francis P. Farquhar The names of places, if properly ...
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Feature Article
1959
A First Ascent on the North Face of Hallett Peak
A First Ascent on the North Face ot Hallett Peak Ray Northcutt AT four a.m., on the morning of ...
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Feature Article
1959
Mount Blackburn—Second Ascent
Mount Blackburn—Second Ascent Leon H. Blumer The old ghost town of Chitina, Alaska, was invaded by our group of ...
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Feature Article
1959
Japanese Alpinists in the Himalaya
Japanese Alpinists in the Himalaya I. THE FIRST ASCENT OF CHOGOLISA Prof. Takeo Kuwabara The Academic Alpine Club of Kyoto ...
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Feature Article
1959
Geoffrey Winthrop Young, 1876-1958
GEOFFREY WINTHROP YOUNG 1876-1958 As boys, G. W. Y. and his brothers lived at Formosa, the family place on the ...
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In Memoriam
1959
Albert Walter Bailey, 1917-1958
ALBERT WALTER BAILEY 1917-1958 The many friends of Walt Bailey were greatly shocked to hear of his untimely death in ...
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In Memoriam
1959
Rosamond Niles, 1881-1958
ROSAMOND NILES 1881-1958 The first time I met Rosamond Niles was in 1928 when we both were attending an exhibit in ...
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In Memoriam
1959
Othmar Gurtner, 1895-1958
OTHMAR GURTNER 1895-1958 Mountaineers and lovers of the heights all over the world will keenly feel the loss of Othmar ...
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In Memoriam
1959
James W. Walsh, Jr., 1887-1958
JAMES W. WALSH, JR. 1887-1958 Devotion to the out-of-doors and loyalty to the organizations of which he was a member ...
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In Memoriam
1959
George Hubert WIlkins, 1888-1958
GEORGE HUBERT WILKINS 1888-1958 Our Honorary Member, Sir Hubert Wilkins, died on December 1, 1958, and with his passing the Club, in ...
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In Memoriam
1959
Nathaniel Lewis Goodrich, 1880-1957
NATHANIEL LEWIS GOODRICH (1880-1957) Mr. Goodrich was born in Concord, N. H., February 9, 1880 and died in Boston, April 30, 1957. He was ...
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In Memoriam
1959
North America, United States, Alaska, American Mount McKinley Expedition
American Mount McKinley Expedition. Since the study of recent aerial photos before leaving home had raised serious doubts as to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Alaska, International Mount McKinley Expedition
International Mount McKinley Expedition. Our ascent of Mount McKinley, except for one variation, followed the West Buttress route pioneered by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Alaska, 1957 Advance of Muldrow Glacier
1957 Advance of Muldrow Glacier. Muldrow Glacier on the north flank of Mount McKinley in the Alaska Range advanced vigorously in 1957. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Iliamna
Mount Iliamna. In June Neil Davis, Pete Isto, Mat Nitsch, Roger Waller, and Keith Hart attempted the unclimbed volcano Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Alaska, First Ascents in the Romanzof Mountains, Eastern Brooks Range
First Ascents in the Romanzof Mountains, Eastern Brooks Range. The first climbing done by members of the IGY McCall Glacier ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount St. Elias
Mount St. Elias. On June 19, 1958 Leo Slaggie, David Toland, Ritner Walling, and Raymond D’Arcy were landed by Yakutat pilot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Alaska, Fairweather
Fairweather. Mount Fairweather (15,320 feet), one of the official boundary points on the Alaska-British Columbia border, is actually the highest point ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Alaska, Further Note on the Earthquake in Southeastern Alaska
Further Note on the Earthquake in Southeastern Alaska. The tidal wave that washed huge trees off the sides of mountains ...
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Notes
1959
North America, United States, Colorado, Longs Peak
Longs Peak. The “Doorway” route on the east face of Longs Peak starts at a point midway between the Stettner ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Idaho, New Routes in the Sawtooths
New routes in the Sawtooths. Though most of the principal peaks of the Sawtooths have been climbed, we have set ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Tahoma Glacier Route, Mount Rainier
Tahoma Glacier Route, Mount Rainier. On June 8, 1958 an interesting variation of the Tahoma Glacier route was made by a group ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Red Mountain and North Crested Butte, Monte Cristo Group, Cascades
Red Mountain and North Crested Butte, Monte Cris to Group, Cascades. In spite of twenty years of concentrated climbing in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Mount Torment-Forbidden Peak Traverse, Cascades
Mount Torment-Forbidden Peak Traverse, Cascades. The mile and a half long, truly Alpine ridge running from Mount Torment (8200 feet) to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Argonaut Peak, Cascades
Argonaut Peak, Cascades. The second major peak on the connecting ridge with Mount Smart to the east has been called ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, East Peak, Black Butte near Mount Baker
East Peak, Black Butte near Mount Baker. On May 4, after deciding that rotten rock ruled out an attempt on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, East Ridge of Inspiration Peak, Southern Picket Range
East Ridge of Inspiration Peak, Southern Picket Range. Making the weekend of October 5 a three-day affair, Fred Beckey, Ed Cooper, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Jupiter Rock, Tumwater Canyon
Jupiter Rock, Tumwater Canyon. Late in April Fred Beckey, Ed Cooper, and David Collins did the first ascent of this ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, West Face of Liberty Bell, Cascades
West Face of Liberty Bell, Cascades. Liberty Bell Mountain is destined to become a rock climber’s mecca if the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, North Face of North Early Winter Spire
North Face of North Early Winter Spire. This new route, the second on the imposing North Early Winter Spire, is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, South Face of Cutthroat Peak
South Face of Cutthroat Peak. This climb could well be done in a more leisurely fashion, but Don Claunch and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, North Face of Golden Horn
North Face of Golden Horn. Golden Horn, at the head of the scenic west fork of the Methow, is an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Coleman Glacier Face, Mount Baker
Coleman Glacier Face, Mount Baker. A new variation of the Coleman Glacier (northwest) face route was made in May by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Cruel Finger
Cruel Finger. This narrow, spindlelike spire of granite lies in the Nightmare Needles of the Cashmere Crags, above grotesque "Fire ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Forbidden Peak, Direct East Ridge
Forbidden Peak, Direct East Ridge. Over the Memorial Day weekend, Fred Beckey, Joe Hieb, Ed Cooper, and Don Claunch left ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Mount Baker, Northeast Face
Mount Baker, Northeast Face. On June 22 Fred Beckey and Don Claunch started from Kulshan Cabin, climbed to Heliotrope Ridge and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Washington, Mount Shuksan, First Complete Ascent of East Face
Mount Sbuksan, First Complete Ascent of East Face. On July 1 Bill Tilley and Don Claunch climbed the trail up the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons
Tetons. Most of the ambitious activity in the Tetons during the past summer was centered on the classic routes rather ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Wyoming, Teepe's Pillar, North Face
Teepe’s Pillar, North Face. On July 21 Yvon Chouinard and Ken Weeks started this new route from the col between ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Wyoming, Disappointment Peak, South Ridges
Disappointment Peak, South Ridges. By the end of the summer of 1958 there were more than a dozen different routes on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Wyoming, The Schoolhouse, East Ridge
The Schoolhouse, East Ridge. Bill Buckingham, Karl Ross, and Walter Grove on June 17 made a new route on this pinnacle ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peaks 10,822 and 10,852
Peaks 10,822 and 10,852. From a camp in the north fork of Snowshoe Canyon, Julie Petersen, Jack Davis, and Silvia Prodan ascended ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peaks Along the Cascade-Paintbrush Divide, Tetons
Peaks Along the Cascade-Paintbrush Divide, Tetons. Early on June 21 Bob and Peggy West, Bob Keyes, and Bill Buckingham left Jenny ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, United States, Wyoming, Northeast Face of Squaretop Mountain, Wind River Range
Northeast Face of Squaretop Mountain, Wind River Range. On August 4 Bill Byrd, Roland Wyatt, and David Dingman left the Tetons ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959