American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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216 Records

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Ascents East of Mount McKinley
Ascents East of Mount McKinley. Late in June Ken Laufer and I, both seasonal rangers in McKinley National Park, made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Alaska, Climbs above Upper Black Rapids Glacier, Mount Hayes Area, Alaska Range
Climbs above Upper Black Rapids Glacier, Mount Hayes Area, Alaska Range. During the week of August 20 to 28, Buck Wilson, George ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Alaska, Institute Peak, Alaska Range, (Mount Hayes B-3 Quadrangle)
Institute Peak, Alaska Range, (Mount Hayes B-3 Quadrangle). One weekend, the last part of February, Chuck Deehr, Moonok Sunwoo, George ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Alaska, White Princess, Alaska Range,  (Mount Hayes B-3 Quadrangle)
White Princess, Alaska Range, (Mount Hayes B-3 Quadrangle). The first week in April, twenty hardy souls braved below zero temperatures ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Spurr, Alaska Range
Mount Spurr, Alaska Range. Looking straight west from Anchorage, the southern part of the Alaska Range appears to rise like ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
Alaska Rescue Group, Anchorage
Alaska Rescue Group, Anchorage. The Alaska Rescue Group was founded as a result of the need for such an organization ...
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Notes
1961
The Juneau Icefield Research Program—1960
The Juneau Icefield Research Program—1960. The Juneau Icefield Research Program continued its annual investigations in the Northern Boundary Range of ...
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Notes
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Baker, Cockscomb Ridge
Mount Baker, Cockscomb Ridge. This long, prominent ridge was ascended in its entirety for the first time on July 4 by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Baker, Roman Nose
Mount Baker, Roman Nose. Looking up, we could understand why the Roman Nose, the last major unclimbed route on Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Forbidden Peak, Northeast Face
Forbidden Peak, Northeast Face. Taking advantage of a spell of fine weather late in the season, Stuart Ferguson and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Torment, North Ridge
Mount Torment, North Ridge. Since the ridge traverse from Torment to Forbidden Peak in 1958 (A.A.J., 1959, 11:2, pp. 301-2.), I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Stuart, East Face
Mount Stuart, East Face. Even more jagged, glaciated and spectacular than the famous north face of Mount Stuart is the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Index, Middle Peak, West Face
Mount Index, Middle Peak, West Face. This ascent was made by Don Gordon (Claunch) and me on June 12 with a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Index South-North Traverse of the Three Peaks
Mount Index, South-North Traverse of the Three Peaks. The traverse of the three peaks of Index was a project that ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Shuksan via Nooksack Ridge
Mount Shuksan via Nooksack Ridge. Although Mount Shuksan has been climbed by so many different routes, the bastion from Nooksack ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Ingalls Peak, East Ridge of the East Peak
Ingalls Peak, East Ridge of the East Peak. This route, first climbed on October 11 by Don Anderson, Barry Prather, Gene ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mixup, East Face
Mixup, East Face. On September 11 Larry Baum and I made a new route on this face, beginning up the second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Ranier, Success Finger
Mount Rainier, Success Finger. This new route was climbed on July 17 by Dick Wahlstrom and George Senner, who started from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Adams, White Salmon Glacier
Mount Adams, White Salmon Glacier. This new route was completed on the west side of the peak on July 3 by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Adams, Lava Glacier Headwall
Mount Adams, Lava Glacier Headwall. On July 3 Mike Swayne and I left our camp at 6500 feet at three a.m. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Mount Adams, West Face of North Ridge
Mount Adams, West Face of North Ridge. This previously unscaled 4000-foot wall was ascended on September 11 by Forrest Johnson, Robert ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Morning Star Peak
Morning Star Peak. This fine, rocky peak is one of the prominent summits of the Cascade skyline seen from Seattle. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Peak 4897
Peak 4897, Sultan Basin. In May this sharply crested peak three miles north-northeast of Mount Stickney was climbed by Glen Watson, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Cardinal Peak, Chelan Range
Cardinal Peak, Chelan Range. This 8595-foot summit in the northern Chelan Range, which parallels the western shore of Lake Chelan, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Practice Areas
Practice Areas. Castle Rock, a popular, Gibraltar-like, 500-foot tower attached to the side of Tumwater Canyon and above the Stevens ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Snow Creek Wall
Snow Creek Wall. A direct route up the 900-foot Snow Creek Wall near Leavenworth was completed by Fred Beckey and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Washington—Cascades, Gaye Peak, West Face
Guye Peak, West Face. The “Improbable Traverse” route was made on October 20 by Mike Borghoff and Dave Hiser, involving an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, California—Yosemite, West Face of Kat Pinnacle
West Face of Kat Pinnacle. On April 2 Tom Frost and I forced a new route on Kat Pinnacle. This starts ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, California—Yosemite, West Face of Sentinel Rock
West Face of Sentinel Rock. After one failure in May, Tom Frost and I returned in June to make the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, California—Yosemite, North Face of Higher Cathedral Rock
North Face of Higher Cathedral Rock. No one had ever really looked at this face with the thought of climbing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, California—Yosemite, Coonyard Pinnacle
Coonyard Pinnacle. Slightly left and 400 feet above the top of Monday Morning Slab on Glacier Point Apron rises a 40-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, California—Yosemite, Glacier Point Apron, Coonyard Pinnacle Route
Glacier Point Apron, Coonyard Pinnacle Route. From the top of Monday Morning Slab, the Glacier Point Apron rises up at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, California—Yosemite, Northeast Face of Middle Cathedral Rock
Northeast face of Middle Cathedral Rock. On October 1 Charles Pratt and I put a new route up Middle Cathedral Rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North Face of Lower Cathedral Rock
This very difficult climb was completed for the first time in 2½ days by Royal Robbins, Charles Pratt and Joe Fitschen.
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, California—Yosemite, Royal Arches
Royal Arches. Royal Robbins and Joe Fitschen took three days to establish a direct route over the Royal Arches. This ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, California—Yosemite, Other Yosemite Ascents
Other Yosemite Ascents. One of the more remarkable climbs of the year was the second ascend of the sheer 2900-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Idaho, Sawtooth Range
Sawtooth Range. The Iowa Mountaineers, 1960 Summer Camp was located on the southwest shore of Big Redfish Lake. The 76 climbers concentrated ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Idaho, Sawtooth Range
Sawtooth Range. Jerry Fuller and I chose the unclimbed south face of the Lower Aiguille as a pre-season conditioning climb. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Mount Moran, The Blackfin
Mount Moran, The Blackfin. The ridge immediately east of the now classic south ridge of Mount Moran begins with a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Traverse of the Peaks at the Head of Open Canyon
Traverse of the peaks at the head of Open Canyon. On July 12, Dave Dornan, Mark Melton, Mona Monahan, and Leigh ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Blockhouse, West Face
Blockhouse, West Face. This short but impressive face was first climbed on July 8 by Al Read and Sterling Neale. After ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Peak 11,350+ (Matternaught Peak)
Peak 11,350+ (Matternaught Peak). This small peak, which is prominent from Lake Taminah in Avalanche Canyon but which is only a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Traverse from Lower Saddle to Valhalla Canyon
Traverse from Lower Saddle to Valhalla Canyon. Although not a route to the summit of any peak, this traverse is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Grand Teton, Northwest Chimney
Grand Teton, Northwest Chimney. This large chimney is perhaps the most prominent feature of the Grand Teton when viewed from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Middle Teton, North Face
Middle Teton, North Face. To the east of the northwest chimney route, first climbed in 1955 by Goodrich and Reppy, is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Grand Teton, North Ridge
Grand Teton, North Ridge. On July 31, Jake Breitenbach, Leon Sinclair, Irene Ortenburger, and Leigh Ortenburger made the first direct approach ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Fourteen-Hour Pinnacle
Fourteen-Hour Pinnacle. Jake Breitenbach and Sterling Neale made the first ascent on August 3 of this pinnacle which lies west of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Big Bluff
Big Bluff. Probably no one who has camped at the Platforms in Garnet Canyon has given any thought to climbing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Thor Peak, Northwest Face
Thor Peak, Northwest Face. After studying aerial photographs all winter, Leigh Ortenburger was convinced that Thor Peak had a 1200-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, The Jaw, North Ridge
The Jaw, North Ridge. Loring Woodman and Duncan Cameron made the first ascent of this route on August 21 from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961