American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Pinnacle Peak, Gros Ventre Range
Pinnacle Peak, Gros Ventre Range. On June 18, the first ascent of Pinnacle Peak was made by Jake Breitenbach, Stu Krebs, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Wind River Range, Flake Buttress and North Face, Squaretop
Flake Buttress and North Face, Squaretop. Squaretop Mountain bears a striking similarity to the Devils Tower. Upon our arrival at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Wind River Range, Northeast Face, Squaretop
Northeast Face, Squaretop. Layton Kor and I started our climb up a steepening slab system on the northwest face, between ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Wind River Range, New Ascents in Central Wind River Range
New Ascents in Central Wind River Range. In July, Bill Dougall, Mark Haun, Monte Haun, Bob Bell, Jon Hisey and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Wind River Range, Ross Lake Cirques Area
Ross Lake Cirques Area. Brian Underhill and I spent two weeks in early August in this area, which offers the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Wind River Range, Shark's Nose, Southwest Face
Shark’s Nose, Southwest Face. The longest face on Shark’s Nose, one of the most striking summits in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, United States, Wyoming—Wind River Range, Shark's Nose North Face
Shark’s Nose, North Face. The north face of Shark’s Nose, immediately above the notch adjacent to Overhanging Tower, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North Face, Mount Mitchell West
North Face, Mount Mitchell West. Like a rocky version of the Piz Badile, the north face of Mount Mitchell’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Bugaboo Spire, East Face
Bugaboo Spire, East Face. All winter I longed to return to the rock of the beautiful and inspiring east face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Howser Peak, North Face, Bugaboos
Howser Peak, North Face, Bugaboos. Eric Bjornstad joined me to climb this seldom visited Bugaboo peak in late July. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Pigeon Spire, East Face, Bugaboos
Pigeon Spire, East Face, Bugaboos. Although a threatening overcast obscured the sun on the cold morning of August 16, I joined ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Marmolata, Bugaboos
Marmolata, Bugaboos. New Route on South Face. Gilbert Fryklund and I left Boulder Camp early on August 10 with the intention ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Ascents from the Lake of the Hanging Glaciers, Purcell Range
Ascents from the Lake of the Hanging Glaciers, Purcell Range. In August, Douglas and Betty Anger, Arthur and Claudia Maki ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Findlay Group, Purcells
Findlay Group, Purcells. From Canal Flats, B.C. on August 7 Sy Ossofsky, Jon Shinno and I drove 17 miles up the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Northern Selkirks
Northern Selkirks. On July 31 Colossal Enterprises reconvened near Downie Creek on the western side of the northern Selkirks. The party ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Kane Peak, Kokanee Group, Selkirks
Kane Peak, Kokanee Group, Selkirks. In the latter part of June, Pat Hoadley, Stu Krebs, Stan Shepard and I packed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Mount Stalin, Northern Rockies
Mount Stalin, Northern Rockies. The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Canadian Rocky Mountains Expedition spent over six weeks in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Lillooet Ice Field, Coast Range
Lillooet Ice Field, Coast Range. Long approaches over rough terrain have preserved the Lillooet Ice Field area from exploration. Until 1960, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island
Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island. During the month of July Dr. Philip Gribbon and I conducted 'a rather unusual two-man expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Axel Heiberg Island
Axel Heiberg Island. Dr. Eduard Leuthold and I joined the Jacobsen- McGill Arctic Research Expedition 1960 from July 26 until August 18 on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Greenland, Staunings Alps
Staunings Alps, East Greenland. Sir John Hunt kindly invited me to join his expedition to Greenland this summer. The expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Greenland, Umanak District
Umanak District, West Greenland. In June, July and August the late Piero Ghiglione led a small Italian expedition which explored ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
North America, Greenland, Sukkertoppen
Sukkertoppen, Southwest Greenland. Another Italian expedition under the leadership of Guido Monzino made two first ascents near the Evighedsfjord. A ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
South America, Ecuador, Oxford University Explorartion Club Expedition
Oxford University Exploration Club Expedition. P. J. Grubb, leader, M. R. Emerson, Dr. R. H. Johnson, J. R. Lloyd, T. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
South America, Ecuador, Cambridge Ecuador Expedition
Cambridge Ecuador Expedition. The Cambridge Ecuador Expedition spent eight weeks in Ecuador between June and August. The geographers, John Russell, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
South America, Peru, Climbs above the Quebrada Ultra, Cordillera Blanca
Climbs above the Quebrada Ulta, Cordillera Blanca. On June 28 the Californians, Henry W. Kendall, Carl Heller, Ernst Bauer, John Lomart ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
South America, Peru, Allinccapac, Cordillera Carabaya
Allinccapac, Cordillera Carabaya. As a result of glowing reports of the climbing potential brought back by the British Museum Expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
South America, Peru, Franco-Swiss Peruvian Andean Expedition
Franco-Swiss Peruvian Andean Expedition. The Franco-Swiss Peruvian Andean Expedition, composed of Dr. Roger Bretton (Annemasse, Haute Savoie), Robert Gréloz (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
South America, Peru, Yanahuanca, Cordillera Blanca
Yanahuanca, Cordillera Blanca. The Brazilian Domingos Giobbi of the São Paulo Alpine Club made the first ascent of Yanahuanca (17,340 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961
South America, Peru, Balmat, Cordillera Blanca
Balmat, Cordillera Blanca. The French Cultural Attaché in Lima, Olivier Dollfus, and François Megard with the Peruvian, Eugenio Angeles, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1961