American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, New Mexico—Venus Needle
Venus Needle. This very spectacular tower of crumbling sandstone is located 17 miles northwest of Fort Defiance, Arizona, just over the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Icefield Ranges Research Project, St. Elias Mountains
Icefield Ranges Research Project, St. Elias Mountains. The Icefield Ranges Research Project completed its second field season in August 1962. Whereas ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Selkirks
Selkirks. A Geological Survey of Canada field party under the leadership of John O. Wheeler was again active in the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Carnes and Bridgeland Peaks, Northern Selkirks
Carnes and Bridgeland Peaks, Northern Selkirks. On July 16, with David Michael, Graham Matthews and Jed Williamson, we left Downie Creek ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Mount Cooper, Selkirks
Mount Cooper, Selkirks. Mount Cooper (10,135 feet), the highest peak of the Southern Lakes Group of the Selkirks, lies 10 miles due ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Premier Group, Cariboo Mountains
Premier Group, Cariboo Mountains. On previous visits to this area a semi-circle of unclimbed peaks had been noticed lying around ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Coast Ranges, Squamish Chief, via "Angel's Crest"
Squamish Chief, via “Angel’s Crest”. Hank Mather, Les MacDonald and I made the third major and complete route on ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, East Peak of Mount Stutfield
East Peak of Mount Stutfield. It was the assumption of many that, with the ascent of the Center Peak of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Louis, West Face
Mount Louis, West Face. This face is the shortest, but it had apparently not been climbed before because of its ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Patterson, East Buttress
Mount Patterson, East Buttress. From Bow Summit, Peyto Lake and Mount Patterson are a colorful view. John Rupley and I ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Unnamed Peak South of Mount Robson
Unnamed Peak South of Mount Robson. To the south of Mount Robson and south and east of the railroad lies ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, West Greenland and Mount Raleigh, Baffin Island
West Greenland and Mount Raleigh, Baffin Island. The objective for Mischief’s second voyage to Davis Strait was Mount Raleigh ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Devil's Thumb, West Greenland
Devil’s Thumb, West Greenland. Last summer I led our third Italian Greenland expedition, consisting of Jean Bich, Antonio Carrel, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
North America, Sermelikfjord, Southwest Greenland
Sermelikfjord, Southwest Greenland. In June and July the Austrians Toni Dürnberger, Ernst Herzinger, and Kurt Gilg and the Germans ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Venezuela, Sierra Nevada de Mérida
Sierra Nevada de Mérida. This note is contributed to encourage North Americans visiting on business to pack their climbing ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Ecuador, British Expedition
British Expedition. Bill Goodfellow, Peter Pollard, David Winstanley and I climbed in Ecuador from January 3 to February 12. Still unacclimatized, we ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, Chacraraju Este, Cordillera Blanca
Chacraraju Este, Cordillera Blanca. The eastern summit of Chacraraju (19,685 feet) remained the last unclimbed 6000-meter summit in the range until 1962 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, Churup Oeste, Alpamayo, Cordillera Blanca
Churup Oeste, Alpamayo, Cordillera Blanca. A Japanese expedition from Waseda University made three first ascents in the Cordillera Blanca. These ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, Caullaraju Group, Cordillera Blanca
Caullaraju Group, Cordillera Blanca. In July, I finished my systematic reconnaissance of this group which I had begun in 1960 and 1961, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, Chilean Reconnaissance in the Cordillera Huayhuash
Chilean Reconnaissance in the Cordillera Huayhuash. Five climbers affiliated with the Federación de Andinismo took part in an expedition ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, Argentines in the Cordillera Blanca
Argentines in the Cordillera Blanca. Gerard Watzl and his wife Jacqueline with Heinz Kaltschmidt made the sixth ascent of Ishinka (17,717 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, Spanish Reconnaissance, Huaytapallana and Vilcanota
Spanish Reconnaissance, Huaytapallana and Vilcanota. Angel Anglada and Miguel Gómez Sánchez made the third ascent of Lasuntay (18,964 feet) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, A Further Note on Rondoy, Cordillera Huayhuash
A further note on Rondoy, Cordillera Huayhuash. The footnote on page 259 of the AAJ 1962, 13:1 has been confirmed. Ronday has two ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, New Zealand Expedition to Pumasillo Group, Cordillera Vilcabamba
New Zealand Expedition to Pumasillo Group, Cordillera Vilcabamba. English and Swiss expeditions to the Cordillera Vilcabamba sent us tempting reports ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Peru, Peruvian Ascents
Peruvian Ascents. Peruvian climbers continued to make ascents. In the western volcanos Alfredo del Arroyo, Itaru Nishimura, Raoul Patrucco and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Bolivia, Nevados Chearoco, Calzada and Sihuaillusa, Cordillera Real
Nevados Chearoco, Calzada and Sihuaillusa, Cordillera Real. The Reading University Andean Expedition, Ronald H. F. Hunter leader, Robin G. Bradford, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Bolivia, Condoriri Region, Cordillera Real
Condoriri Region, Cordillera Real. My wife Irene and I left La Paz on August 17. From a point 20 kilometers from the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Chile, Pier Giorgio, Patagonia
Pier Giorgio, Patagonia. A group from Buenos Aires, consisting of Eduardo and Jenny Monelos, Peter and Jure Skvarca, Mario Castelazzo, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Chile, FitzRoy
FitzRoy. The expedition of the Centro Andino Buenos Aires was unsuccessful in its attempt to climb FitzRoy although it was ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Tierra del Fuego
The Chileans Eduardo García, Cedomir Marangunic, Francisco Vivanco and I left Punta Arenas on the Chilean Naval Patrol Ship ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Chile, Paine Towers
Paine Towers. Two expeditions, one English and the other Italian, strove for the same objectives during the first days of 1963 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonian Icecap
Southern Patagonian Icecap. A group of the Associación Universitaria de Andinismo has just completed on January 15, 1963 a round-trip crossing ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
South America, Chile, Llullaillaco
Llullaillaco. This peak (22,058 feet) in the Puna de Atacama was climbed for the sixth time in modern days on December 13 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Jannu
Jannu. A strong French expedition, led by Lionel Terray, climbed Jannu (25,294 feet). They followed the extraordinarily difficult route which they ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest
Mount Everest. An Indian expedition under the leadership of Major John D. Dias nearly climbed Mount Everest at the end ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Chamlang
Chamlang. The Hokkaido University Mount Chamlang Expedition was composed of Dr. Seiki Nakano, leader; Takeo Okamoto, Susumu Koya-yashi, Toshi-kazu Nagamitsu, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Nupchu
Nupchu. Nupchu (23,059 feet) is located 18 miles northwest of Kangchenjunga on the border of Nepal and Tibet. The first but unsuccessful ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Jugal Himal, Big White Peak
Jugal Himal, Big White Peak. The objective of our expedition, which was under the sponsorship of the Federation of All ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Mukut Himal and Churen Himal
Mukut Himal and Churen Himal. The Nihon University Expedition started from Pokhara on April 11 for the northwest of Dhaulagiri. We ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Reconnaissance of Dhaula IV (Dhaulagiri IV)
Reconnaissance of Dhaula IV (Dhaulagiri IV). Our small expedition, consisting of James Roberts, four Sherpa porters and a liaison officer, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri II
Dhaulagiri II. A South Korean expedition of five climbers reconnoitered Dhaulagiri II but did not get far.
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Nilgiri
Nilgiri. The Netherlands Himalayan Expedition, led by myself with Dr. T. de Booy as deputy, further consisted of the following ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Langtang Himal
Langtang Himal. A British expedition visited the Langtang Himal for botanical and mountaineering reasons. Led by Viscount Glentworth, they were ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Tashi Lapcha
Tashi Lapcha. B. K. Sthapit and I. Bahadur established an all-Nepalese expedition altitude record when they reached the summit of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Nepal, Kanjiroba Himal
Kanjiroba Himal. A British all-woman expedition under the leadership of Countess Dorothea Gravina climbed the two highest peaks in the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, India, Indrasan, Punjab
lndrasan, Punjab. The Kyoto University Punjab Himalaya Expedition consisted of Professor of Biochemistry Konoshin Onodera, leader, Toshiaki Sakai, deputy leader, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, India, Climbs in 1961
Climbs in 1961. Omitted from the previous Journal were the accounts of several expeditions in 1961, two of them in the Bara ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, India, Leo Pargiyal, Punjab
Leo Pargiyal, Punjab. The leader of an Indian Armed Forces expedition to Leo Pargiyal (22,210 feet), Captain P. S. Bakshi, the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, India, Mana Peak and Nilgiri Parbat, Garhwal
Mana Peak and Nilgiri Parbat, Garhwal. An Indian expedition, led by Captain Jagjit Singh, failed to climb Mana Peak (23,860 feet) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Diamir Face
Nanga Parbat, Diamir Face. Another expedition led by Dr. Karl M. Herrligkoffer returned to and climbed the 13,000-foot-high Diamir (northwest) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1963