American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Mountain Club. During 1958, members of the Club were active in all the major mountain ranges, including the Himalaya. Club ...
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Club Activities
1959
Chicago Mountaineering Club
Chicago Mountaineering Club. The Club’s official outings were limited to local practice climbs at nearby areas. Two week-end winter ...
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Club Activities
1959
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club. One hundred and eleven hiking and climbing trips were participated in by over 2000 persons from the Denver ...
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Club Activities
1959
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. Outstanding among the numerous 1958 mountaineering accomplishments were an ascent of Mount McKinley and a 100-mile ski traverse ...
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Club Activities
1959
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. Although the H.M.C. sponsored no expeditions of its own last summer, its members were active ...
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Club Activities
1959
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. During 1958 the Club sponsored 13 weekend climbing outings to Wisconsin and Illinois, as well as 12 enjoyable dinner-hikes, with mountain ...
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Club Activities
1959
Mazamas
Mazamas. The year began with the annual climbing school in April, when more than 400 basic-mountaineering students enrolled in the lectures ...
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Club Activities
1959
Sierra Club of California
Sierra Club of California. Yosemite Valley was the scene of what was certainly the outstanding rock climb of 1958. On November 12 ...
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Club Activities
1959
Spokane Mountaineers
Spokane Mountaineers. A Canadian summer outing at Moraine Lake below the Wenkchemna Peaks highlighted a busy year. Memorable ascents included ...
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Club Activities
1959
Wisconsin Hoofer Mountaineers
Wisconsin Hoofer Mountaineers. Devils Lake was the site for numerous outings in the spring, summer, and fall seasons. We are ...
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Club Activities
1959
The Mountain World, 1958/59
The Mountain World, 1958/59, edited for the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research by Othmar Gurtner and Marcel Kurz; English version by ...
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Book Reviews
1959
A Choice of Mountaineering Books
The Mountain World, 1958/59.Once again The Mountain World has chronicled nobly the significant climbs of the period. The era of ...
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Notes
1959
The Adirondack Forty-Sixers
The Adirondack Forty-Sixers, by Grace L. Hudowalski, Edward A. Harmes, Katherine T. Flickinger, Peter A. Ward, and Orville C. Gowie, ...
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Book Reviews
1959
Avalanche
Avalanche, by Joseph Wachsberg. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. Price $4.00. This is an excellent narrative of the events leading up ...
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Book Reviews
1959
Die Weisse Spinne—Die Geschichte der Eiger Nordwand
Die Weisse Spinne—Die Geschichte der Eiger Nordwand by Henrich Harrer. West Berlin: Ullstein A.G., 1958, many illustrations, some colored. ...
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Book Reviews
1959
The Gods Angry
The Gods Are Angry, by Wilfrid Noyce. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1957. 214 pages. Price $3.75. No one has ...
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Book Reviews
1959
The Springs of Adventure
The Springs of Adventure, by Wilfrid Noyce. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1958. 255 pages; 21 ills. Price $4.00. We have ...
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Book Reviews
1959
Une Victoire sur les Andes
Une Victoire sur les Andes, by Bernard Pierre. Paris: Bibliothèque Hachette, 1957. 213 pages; ills.; map. This little book is an ...
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Book Reviews
1959
Au dela de la Verticale
Au dela de la Verticale, Livanos as told to Arthaud. Paris: 1958. 268 pages ; 17 ills. It was a happy day for me ...
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Book Reviews
1959
The Puma's Claw
The Puma’s Claw, by Simon Clark. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1959. 223 pages; 22 photographs; 3 sketch maps; 1 diagram. Price $4.95. This is a ...
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Book Reviews
1959