American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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The Western Rib of Mountain McKinley's South Face
The Western Rib of Mount McKinley’s South Face* William J. Buckingham The little red and yellow airplane disappeared around ...
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Feature Article
1960
The Life of a Teton Guide
The Life of a Teton Guide Willi Unsoeld Since American climbers have always been inclined towards the "lead-it-yourself” school of ...
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Feature Article
1960
Bugaboo Adventures
Bugaboo Adventures Fred Beckey East Face of Snowpatch Spire The days of route pioneering are still young in North America, ...
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Feature Article
1960
The North American Andean Expedition 1959
The North American Andean Expedition 1959 Leigh Ortenburger and David L. Dingman Part I: The Quebrada Honda As late as 1952 it ...
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Feature Article
1960
Nudo de Apolobamba
Nudo de Apolobamba Geoffrey C. Bratt, Imperial College Mountaineering Club The Nudo de Apolobamba is a group of peaks varying ...
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Feature Article
1960
The First American Accident on the Matterhorn
The First American Accident on the Matterhorn J. Monroe Thorington The tragedy which overtook members of Edward Whymper’s party ...
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Feature Article
1960
Naming America's Mountains-The Cascades
Naming America’s Mountains—The Cascades Francis P. Farquhar The Cascade Range is defined by the United States Geographic Board (...
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Feature Article
1960
Japanese Exploration in Nepal
Japanese Exploration in Nepal I. EXPLORATION OF THE TORBO DISTRICT, EAST OF KANJIROBA HIMAL Jiro Kawakita Our party of eight ...
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Feature Article
1960
New Facts About Early Wyoming Ascents
New Facts About Early Wyoming Ascents Orrin H. Bonney An adventure into exciting new information spurred research for the Guide ...
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Feature Article
1960
The McCall Glacier Station, Brooks Range, Alaska
The McCall Glacier Station, Brooks Range, Alaska Robert W. Mason Introduction . . . One of the many contributions of mountaineers to the ...
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Feature Article
1960
The Building of Mountains
The Building of Mountains Noel E. Odell WITH John Ruskin’s dictum in Modern Painters, that mountains are the beginning ...
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Feature Article
1960
Henry Augustus Perkins, 1873-1959
HENRY AUGUSTUS PERKINS 1873-1959 Henry Augustus Perkins was a man who distinguished himself in many endeavors. In the American Alpine ...
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In Memoriam
1960
Mohammad Akram, 1929-1959
MOHAMMAD AKRAM 1929-1959 (It is appropriate to include this obituary since Captain Akram was being proposed for membership.—Editor.) When ...
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In Memoriam
1960
James S. Hutchinson, Jr, 1867-1959
JAMES S. HUTCHINSON, JR. 1867-1959 James S. Hutchinson, Jr., third in a family of four brothers, was born in San ...
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In Memoriam
1960
John Henry Strong, 1867-1960
JOHN HENRY STRONG 1867-1960 On January 19 of this year, the American Alpine Club’s oldest member, Dr. John Henry Strong, ...
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In Memoriam
1960
George E. Goldthwaite, 1890-1960
GEORGE E. GOLDTHWAITE 1890-1960 None loved better to walk in the hills of the Hudson Highlands and few knew more ...
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In Memoriam
1960
Lulie Nettleton, 1877-1960
LULIE NETTLETON 1877-1960 Miss Lulie Nettleton was born in Minneapolis, graduated from the University of Minnesota, moved to Seattle in 1901, ...
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In Memoriam
1960
John Clinton Fonda, 1932-1960
JOHN CLINTON FONDA 1932-1960 On February 9, 1960, while on ski patrol in the northern part of Grand Teton National Park, John ...
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In Memoriam
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Iliamna, Chigmit Mountains, Aleutian Range
Mount lliamna, Chigmit Mountains, Aleutian Range. During the week of June 1 to 7 Helga Bading, Erik Barnes, Gregg Erickson, and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Redoubt, Chigmit Mountains, Aleutian Range
Mount Redoubt, Chigmit Mountains, Aleutian Range. Reconnaissance of Mount Redoubt (10,197 feet) showed the most feasible route to lead up a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Marcus Baker, Chugach Range
Mount Marcus Baker, Chugach Range. Mount Marcus Baker (13,176 feet), the highest peak of the Chugach Range, was first climbed in 1938 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, "Bashful Peak," Chugach Range
"Bashful Peak,” Chugach Range. "Bashful Peak” (about 8050 feet) was named unofficially by MCA members because it hides behind another tall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, Valdez Glacier Region
Valdez Glacier Region. Although the Valdez Glacier region is one of the most historical areas of Alaska because it was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, World's Record Mountain Landing by Air on Mount Sanford, Wrangell Range
World’s Record Mountain Landing by Air on Mount Sanford, Wrangell Range. (This also appears in Appalachia, December, 1959.) Your correspondent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount KImball, Alaska Range
Mount Kimball, Alaska Range. In June a party from the Alaska Alpine Club, consisting of Charles Deehr, Finley Kennel, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, Attempt on Mount McKinley
Attempt on Mount McKinley. Dr. George Cloutier, Gary Kenwood, Henry Marshall and Theodore Anderson reached 17,000 feet on the west buttress ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Alaska, East Face of La Pérouse, Fairweather Range
East Face of La Pérouse, Fairweather Range. This 7000-foot high face is of mixed snow, ice and rock. Parts ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Mount Rainer, Tahoma Cleaver
Mount Rainier, Tahoma Cleaver. On June 6, Paul Bellamy, Tony Hovey, Don Keller, Herb Steiner, and Klindt Vielbig left the Tahoma ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Little Tahoma, North Face
Little Tahoma, North Face. This peak, adjacent to Mount Rainier, is pyramid shaped and composed of disintegrating volcanic rock. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Little Tahoma, Northeast Ridge and Face
Little Tahoma, Northeast Ridge and Face. A party composed of Bob McCall, Dave Mahre, and Lex Maxwell climbed this previously ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Liberty Bell Mountain, North Face Variant
Liberty Bell Mountain, North Face Variant. On July 4, Fred Beckey and I climbed a new route on the east side ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Mount Stuart, Northeast Face
Mount Stuart, Northeast Face. After an overnight stay at Ingalls Lake, two and one-half miles from the North Fork of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Northwest Face of Forbidden Peak
Northwest Face of Forbidden Peak. The northwest face of Forbidden Peak, one of the most attractive in the Cascade Pass ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Sharkfin Tower from the West Notch
Sharkfin Tower from the West Notch. A new route was made on June 20 on Sharkfin Tower, which lies between Forbidden ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Mount Shuksan, Traverse from Cloudcap Peak via Jagged Ridge
Mount Shuksan, Traverse from Cloudcap Peak via Jagged Ridge. The morning of July 11 found John Meulemans, Irene Whittlerova, and Tony ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, East Peak of Ingalls Peak, Southeast Face
East Peak of Ingalls Peak, Southeast Face. This ascent was made in the fall by Gene Prater, Don Anderson, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Mount Temple, East Face
Mount Temple, East Face. The east face of Mount Temple was climbed for the first time by Don Claunch and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Snow Creek Wall
Snow Creek Wall. Three routes were done on this relatively untouched wall during the past summer. The most interesting involved 700 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, West Tumwater Rock, Tumwater Canyon
West Tumwater Rock, Tumwater Canyon. This rock is located several miles west of Piton Tower, above the highway. Fred Beckey, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Castle Rock, Tumwater Canyon
Castle Rock, Tumwater Canyon. Bruce Gibbs, Ed Cooper, and Ron Priebe climbed the last clean route left on this rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Midnight Rock, Tumwater Canyon
Midnight Rock, Tumwater Canyon. In May, starting from approximately below the prominent large balanced rock, Ron Priebe, Ed Cooper, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Rattlesnake Rock, Tumwater Canyon
Rattlesnake Rock, Tumwater Canyon. This wall, located behind Piton Tower, was the scene of two new routes during the summer. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Grand Central Tower, Peshastin Pinnacles
Grand Central Tower, Peshastin Pinnacles. The central chimney of the east face was climbed in April by Don Claunch, Ed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Dinosaur Tower, Peshastin Pinnacles
Dinosaur Tower, Peshastin Pinnacles. A new route on the east wall of the north edge of the tower was done ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Sheep Gap Mountain, South Face
Sheep Gap Mountain, South Face. Tony Hovey and party climbed this face in midsummer, and found it to be primarily ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Sharkfin Tower, South Face
Sharkfin Tower, South Face. Taking advantage of an unusually late year, Ed Cooper and Cecil Bailey climbed this face in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Vasiliki Tower, South Face
Vasiliki Tower, South Face. Al Murdoch and Ed Cooper made this ascent in early June, following a direct line to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Baring, North Face
Baring, North Face. This frequently attempted 2000-foot overhanging face saw yet another attempt this summer, by Fred Beckey, Don Claunch, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Mount Rainer, North Ridge Routes
Mount Rainier, North Ridge Routes. By completing the second ascent of the original Ptarmigan Ridge route this summer, Gene Prater, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, "Scimitar" Glacier, Glacier Peak
“Scimitar” Glacier, Glacier Peak. Seeking a first ascent, Klindt Vielbig and party climbed this narrow, cliff-enclosed glacier on July 12, only ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960