American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
North America, United States, Wyoming, Block Tower and Warbonnet, Southern Wind River Range
Block Tower and Warbonnet, Southern Wind River Range. The Iowa Mountaineers 1958 summer-climbing base camp was held at Lonesome Lake August 11...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Canada, Mummery Group, Canadian Rockies
Mummery Group, Canadian Rockies. A number of first ascents were made from the Alpine Club of Canada Camp. “Lorenzen” is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Canada, Other First Ascents, Canadian Rockies
Other First Ascents, Canadian Rockies. The first ascent of the northeast ridge and face of Mount Colin, in Jasper Park, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Canada, Sorcerer Group, Selkirks
Sorcerer Group, Selkirks. On August 20, W. S. Litterick and William J. Buckingham made the first ascent of “Mount Merlin” (9334 feet), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Canada, Mount Cooper, Southern Lakes Group, Selkirks
Mount Cooper, Southern Lakes Group, Selkirks. Two unsuccessful attempts were made during 1958 on unclimbed Mount Cooper (10,000 feet), the highest peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Canada, Bugaboo and Vowell Groups, Purcells
Bugaboo and Vowell Groups, Purcells. During the second week of July Earle Whipple, Bob Page, Arnold Guess, and Bill Buckingham ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Canada, Bugaboo Spire, East Ridge
Bugaboo Spire, East Ridge. The east ridge of Bugaboo Spire was climbed for the first time on August 8 by two ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Canada, Coast Range, South of Bella Coola
Coast Range, South of Bella Coola. This year’s journey into the Coast Range took Floyd Burnette, Allen Steck, Jim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Canada, Mount Howson
Mount Howson. A cairn, containing a bronze plaque, has been erected on the south col of Mount Howson in memory ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Argentina, Austro-Argentine Atacama Expedition
Austro-Argentine Atacama Expedition. Towering above the Puna de Atacama, already at an average of 13,000 feet, rise glacier-flecked volcanos to over 22,000 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Argentina, Nevado de Famatina
Nevado de Famatina. The second ascent of the Nevado de Famatina (20,506 feet), in La Rioja province, was made on November 24, 1958 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Argentina, Cerro Torre, Southern Patagonian Icecap
Cerro Torre, Southern Patagonian Icecap. The Italians, Walter Bonatti and Carlo Mauri, failed some 1500 feet below the summit of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Argentina, Cerro Torre, The Revista Mensile
Cerro Torre. The Revista Mensile also notes that the two Detassis, Maestri, Stenico, and Eccher (Italians), and Fava and Lucchini (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Argentina, Cerro Torre, Patagonia
Cerro Torre, Patagonia. Just before this Journal west to press, the editor received, thanks to Sr. Rodolfo Benvenuti, of Buenos ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Colombia, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. In January, 1958 Piero Ghiglione returned to the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, ascending the Donachuí ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Edinburgh Andian Expedition, Cordillera Central and Cordillera Blanca
Edinburgh Andean Expedition, Cordillera Central and Cordillera Blanca. The Scots, Dr. Hugh Simpson (leader), William Wallace, and Miss Myrtle L. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Cordilleras Vilcanota and Vilcabamba: Verónica, Yucay, and Chicón Groups
Cordilleras Vilcanota and Vilcabamba: Verónica, Yucay, and Chicón Groups. An expedition from the Como section of the Italian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Cordillera Apolobamba
Cordillera Apolobamba. A second Italian expedition was active in the little known Cordillera Apolobamba, which lies northeast of Lake Titicaca ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca
Cordillera Blanca. Giuseppe Dionosi (leader), Giuseppe Marchese, Luciano Ghigo, and Piero Fornelli, of the Italian Academic Alpine Club of Torino, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Yerapajá South, Cordillera Huayhuash
Yerupajá South, Cordillera Huayhuash. Fernando Grajales (leader), Humberto Vasalla, Ulises Vitale, and Enrique Cardozo, Argentines, of the Club Andino Mendoza, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Jatunmontepuncu, Cordillera Blanca
Jatunmontepuncu, Cordillera Blanca. This 18,242-foot peak, which lies between Palcaraju and Pucaranra, was ascended on September 27, 1957 for the first time ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Gonapirua, Cordillera Raura
Gonapirua, Cordillera Raura. This 17,000-foot peak was ascended for the first time on May 15 by the Peruvians Anselmo Quinteros, Jeremí...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Palcaraju West, Cordillera Blanca
Palcaraju West, Cordillera Blanca. On July 28 César Morales Arnao, Alberto Ruibal, and A. Jamanca, of the Club Andinista Cordillera ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
South America, Peru, Jangyaraju, Cordillera Blanca
Jangyaraju, Cordillera Blanca. On July 18 Steve Dzuranin, Ivan Jirak, and Joseph Muck, of the Explorers Club of Pittsburgh, made the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, Nepal, Cho Oyu
Cho Oyu. The Indian expedition led by Keki F. Bunshaw made the second ascent of Cho Oyu on May 15 when ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, Nepal, Slick-Johnson Nepal Snowman Expedition
Slick-Johnson Nepal Snowman Expedition. In the spring of 1957 Tom Slick, of San Antonio, Texas, and Peter Byrne made a three-weeks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, Nepal, Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam. A British-Italian Himalayan expedition spent two months in the Everest region in October and November, 1958. During October an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, India, Women's Overland Himalayan Expedition
Women’s Overland Himalayan Expedition. On May 5, 1958 Mrs. A. A. Davies, Mrs. A. F. Deacock, and Mrs. Evelyn Sims left ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, India, Chamba-Lahul
Chamba-Lahul. Hamish McArthur, leader, and Mrs. McArthur, Frank and Mrs. Solari, Emile Bayle, and Margaret Munro set out from Manali ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, India, Mrigthuni
Mrigthuni. An Indian expedition made the first ascent of 22,490-foot Mrigthuni on the southern rim of the Nanda Devi basin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, India, Kalu and Spiti
Kalu and Spiti. An. English party of J. G. G. Stephenson, D. T. Osselton, J. M. Stopford, and J. P. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, Pakistan, Rakaposhi
Rakaposhi. Before 1958 Rakaposhi (25,550 feet) was attempted by six expeditions, the most recent of which was the joint Anglo-American expedition of 1956. (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, Pakistan, Gasherbrum IV
Gasherbrum IV. A very strong Italian party under the leadership of Riccardo Cassin overcame extremely great climbing difficulties and made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, Pakistan, Haramosh
Haramosh. An Austrian expedition, led by Heinrich Roiss and including Rudi Ebner, Stefan Pauer, Dr. Franz Mandl, and Dr. Rudolf ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, Pakistan, Saraghrar
Saraghrar. The Oxford Chitral Expedition was composed of P. S. Nelson, E. W. Norrish, F. S. Plumpton, W. G. Roberts, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Himalaya, Pakistan, Minapin
Minapin. A British expedition to Minapin (23,840 feet) in the Karakoram ended in tragedy. On July 7 Dennis Kemp and Walter ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
North America, Greenland, Swiss-French Expedition
Swiss-French Expedition. The Swiss, René Dittert, Victor Lasserre, and Rodolphe Tissières, and the French, Dr. Roger Bretton and Robert ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
Europe, Norway, Jotunheimen
Jotunheimen. Between June 27 and July 9 John Humphreys, accompanied by Richard Buel and James Rogers, of the Harvard Mountaineering Club, enjoyed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1959
A.A.C., Cascade Section
A.A.C., Cascade Section. Outstandingly good weather during the summer of 1958 brought feverish activity to the mountains of the ...
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Club Activities
1959
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section. During 1958 the Section had two visitors from among the national officers: President John Oberlin, ...
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Club Activities
1959