American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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217 Records

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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
North America, United States, Washington-Olympics, Mount Constance, Northeast Face
Mount Constance, Northeast Face. In September, Richard Hebble, Jim Richardson and I wandered in over the ancient terminal moraines of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Olympics, Mount Washington, North Face
Mount Washington, North Face. The extension of the Jefferson Lake road now makes this approach usable. In May Arnold Bloomer, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Olympics, Mount Pershing from the East
Mount Pershing from the East. This early season climb was first done in May from the end of the extended ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Olympics, The Fin, West Face
The Fin, West Face. This strenuous class 4 and 5 rock climb was first done in July by Roy Harniss and Don ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Washington-Olympics, Mount Cruiser, West Face
Mount Cruiser, West Face. In July, 1959 Don Anderson and Roy Harniss made the first ascent of this face, which was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Oregon, Mount Hood, Yokum Ridge
Mount Hood, Yokum Ridge. As we swung the car up the last few switchbacks to Timberline, Mount Hood stood crystalline ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, California, East Face of Washington Column, Yosemite
East Face of Washington Column, Yosemite. The completely overhanging, 1500-foot east face of Washington Column was first attempted by Warren ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, California, North Face of Middle Cathedral Rock, Yosemite
North Face of Middle Cathedral Rock, Yosemite. Robert Kamps, Charles Pratt and Steven Roper made the first ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, California, West Face of Mount Conness
West Face of Mount Conness. Warren Harding and Herbert Swedlund made the first ascent of the west face of Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Idaho, Chimney Rock, North Face
Chimney Rock, North Face. The first ascent of the North Face of Chimney Rock was made by Don Bergman and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons
Tetons. During the past summer the following new routes and first ascents were established on the peaks of the Grand ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Table Mountain, Northeast Buttress
Table Mountain, Northeast Buttress. For several years climbers have peered at the three east buttresses of Table Mountain from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Table Mountain, Central East Buttress
Table Mountain, Central East Buttress. On September 7, Fred Beckey, Yvon Chouinard, and Ken Weeks ascended the gully separating the north ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peak 9980, East Face
Peak 9980, East Face. This peak, which lies between the two forks of Cascade Canyon, was named Yosemite Peak by the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Mount Owen, Crescent Arête
Mount Owen, Crescent Arête. On September 9 Fred Beckey and Yvon Chouinard made a new variation on the north ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Symmetry Crag No. 4, South Face
Symmetry Crag No. 4, South Face. William Buckingham and Fred Wright climbed this route on July 12, making the approach from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Glencoe Spire, South Face
Glencoe Spire, South Face. This route, which lies on the western portion of the south face, was climbed first by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peak 10,497
Peak 10,497. On August 10 Graham Matthews and Irene Ortenburger climbed this peak which separates the two branches of Moran Canyon. An ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Peak 10,450±
Peak 10,450±. This peak lies directly northwest of Cleaver Peak and had not been ascended prior to August 11 when Irene Ortenburger ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960
North America, United States, Wyoming, Middle Teton, South Ridge
Middle Teton, South Ridge. On the Middle Teton between the southwest and southeast ridges, both of which lead to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1960