American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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The South Face of Mount McKinley
The South Face of Mount McKinley Riccardo Cassin Translated by Marco T. Einaudi Even the birth of our expedition was ...
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Feature Article
1962
Mount McKinley's Pioneer Ridge
Mount McKinley’s Pioneer Ridge Sev Heiberg, Alpine Club of Canada One of the few easily accessible routes on Mount ...
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Feature Article
1962
The First Ascent of Mount McArthur
The First Ascent of Mount McArthur Donald Monk and George Wallerstein Mount McArthur, 14,000 feet, is an impressive, double-summit peak just ...
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Feature Article
1962
Opportunities on Mount McKinley
Opportunities on Mount McKinley Bradford Washburn There Are few pastimes more interesting to a desk-bound mountaineer than studying maps and ...
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Feature Article
1962
The North Wall of Mount Edith Cavell
The North Wall of Mount Edith Cavell Yvon Chouinard Mount Edith Cavell, in Jasper National Park, rises on its north ...
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Feature Article
1962
West Face of the South Tower of Howser Spire
West Face of the South Tower of Howser Spire Fred Beckey One of the great mysteries in the Bugaboos has ...
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Feature Article
1962
The Squamish Chief
The Squamish Chief Edward Cooper Five years ago the ascent of the face of the Squamish Chief, previously erroneously referred ...
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Feature Article
1962
First Ascents in the Southern Pickets
First Ascents in the Southern Pickets Edward Cooper It seems strange that in 1961 there were still unclimbed peaks in the ...
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Feature Article
1962
Nuptse
Nuptse Joseph Walmsley, Alpine Club Nobody had ever tried to climb 25,850-foot Nuptse before Photographic evidence and past observation by ...
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Feature Article
1962
The Swabian Andean Expedition, 1961
The Swabian Andean Expedition, 1961 Richard Hechtel Translated by H. Adams Carter The Cordillera Blanca has been declared by many the ...
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Feature Article
1962
Across the Patagonian Icecap
Across the Patagonian Icecap Eric Shipton Stretching from north to south, the Andes span 65° of latitude, more than one-sixth of ...
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Feature Article
1962
A Feast of Many Courses
A Feast of Many Courses J. Monroe Thorington The literature of mountaineering is replete with references to food and drink, ...
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Feature Article
1962
Lightning Hazards to Mountaineers
Lightning Hazards to Mountaineers Alvin E. Peterson* Although statistics show that lightning is not one of the major hazards of ...
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Feature Article
1962
Warren B. Spickard, 1918-1961
WARREN B. SPICKARD 1918-1961 On August 20, 1961, the northwest mountaineering fraternity lost one of its most beloved members when Dr. Warren ...
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In Memoriam
1962
Arthur Hinton Read, 1922-1961
ARTHUR HINTON READ 1922-1961 For those of us who have had the opportunity to know and to climb with Arthur ...
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In Memoriam
1962
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley
Mount McKinley. Aside from the ascents mentioned elsewhere in this journal, Mount McKinley was climbed by three parties, all of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Alaska, Attempt on Wickersham Wall, Mount McKinley
Attempt on Wickersham Wall, Mount McKinley. On May 17 Dan Davis, Stu Ferguson, Warren Bleser and I flew to Anchorage with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Russell, Alaska Range
Mount Russell, Alaska Range. In late May and early June a party consisting of Gene Wescott, Buck Wilson, Bob Goodwin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Alaska, Old Snowy, Alaska Range
Old Snowy, Alaska Range. Eleven members of the Alaska Alpine Club, led by Buck Wilson and me, used their spring ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Alaska, Blackcap
Blackcap. Four members of the Alaska Alpine Club, John Hodsdon, Jim Mack, Ron DeWitt and I made the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Gilbert, Chugach Range
Mount Gilbert, Chugach Range. In two successive flights, Lowell Thomas, Jr. took our party, consisting of Helga Bading, Hans Metz, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mt. Baker, Crater Route
Mt. Baker, Crater Route. An ascent of 10,100-foot Sherman Peak (the south peak of Mt. Baker) in 1959 gave us a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Yellowjacket Tower, South Face
Yellowjacket Tower, South Face. From the ridge at the south base of the tower, Stella Degenhardt and Frank Fickeisen traversed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, New Climbs in the Northern Pickets
New Climbs in the Northern Pickets. A party of five, consisting of Frank de Saussure, Tony Hovey, Don Keller, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Piton Tower, West and North Faces
Piton Tower, West and North Faces. Stan Shepard and I made the first ascent of the west face on July 16, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Temple, South Face
Mount Temple, South Face. Fritz Zimmermann, Stan Gregory, and I made the first complete ascent of the south side of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Formidable, Southwest Ridge
Mount Formidable, Southwest Ridge. This route had been eyed by numerous climbing parties over the past several years, but never ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Torment, East Ridge
Mount Torment, East Ridge. This peak, often neglected, offers some of the best climbing in the Cascade Pass area. Eight ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Index, East Face of the Middle Peak
Mount Index, East Face of the Middle Peak. To the climbers of the Pacific Northwest the three peaks of Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Adams, North Wilson Glacier
Mount Adams, North Wilson Glacier. As Dee Molenaar recently pointed out, the broad expanse of the great east face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Adams, East Face
Mount Adams, East Face. On the July 4 weekend Mike Swayne and I left to explore this least known face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Adams, Lava Ridge
Mount Adams, Lava Ridge. On September 21 John Holland and I ascended the Lava Ridge, which is the cleaver separating the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Shuksan, Direct West Face
Mount Shnksan, Direct West Face. On Saturday, August 26, Don Keller, Mike Forney, Erich Zahn and I found ourselves at Lake ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Gothic Peak, West Face
Gothic Peak, West Face. The Sultan Basin road goes by the base of the west face of Gothic Peak, long ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Vega Peak
Vega Peak. This peak lies directly north of Morning Star Peak, and is prominently seen from Barlow Pass. Paul Williams, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Fernow, North Face
Mount Fernow, North Face. Bill and Gene Prater, Fred Dunham, and Jim Wickwire climbed the ice finger on the north ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, The Talon
The Talon. This 4000-foot spire is located across the canyon from the White Pass Highway about five miles east of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, East Peak of Ingalls Peak, Direct South Face
East Peak of Ingalls Peak, Direct South Face. On September 10 Hal Lee and David Hiser completed the first direct ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Kloochman Rock, Main Summit
Kloochman Rock, Main Summit. In September Les Maxwell, Louis Ulrich, and Wally Juneau completed the “South Terrace Route.” About 200 feet ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Olympic Mountains, New Climbs in the Bailey Range
New Climbs in the Bailey Range. Two parties climbed in this seldom visited range in 1961, and though records are incomplete ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Olympic Mountains, The Citadel
The Citadel. On August 28 Joe Munson and Jim Parolini made the first ascent of this 7378-foot peak from 1½ miles below ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Olympic Mountains, Martin Peak, from Surprise Basin
Martin Peak, from Surprise Basin. Joe Munson and Jim Parolini completed a new route on this 7550-foot peak on August 26 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Olympic Mountains, Belvedere Peak, Northwest Ridge
Belvedere Peak, Northwest Ridge. This new route on this 7528-foot peak was completed on August 27 by Jim Parolini and Joe ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Sierra Nevada, Leaning Tower, West Face
Leaning Tower, West Face. The Leaning Tower rises 1863 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley about 400 yards to the right ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Sierra Nevada, El Capitan, Southwest Face
El Capitán, Southwest Face. A completely new route was made on the 3400-foot face of El Capitán by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Washington, Sierra Nevada, Higher Cathedral Spire, Northwest Face
Higher Cathedral Spire, Northwest Face. The first ascent was made on June 6–7 by Tom Frost and Royal Robbins. This route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Idaho, Mount Heyburn, North Face
Mount Heyburn, North Face. Probably the most obvious technical climb in the Sawtooth Range, the direct north face of Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Idaho, Mount Heyburn, Winter Ascent
Mount Heyburn, Winter Ascent. On April 4 Louis Stur and I made the first winter ascent of this major Sawtooth peak, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Idaho, Mount Heyburn, Northwest Ridge
Mount Heyburn, Northwest Ridge. Beckey and Fuller climbed about two-thirds of the way up the northwest ridge and then traversed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962
North America, United States, Idaho, Grand Aiguille, South Face
Grand Aiguille, South Face. Since the original ascent of this “unclimb- able” granite monolith in 1948, all subsequent climbs had been ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1962