American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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The Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition
The Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition David B. Dornan The Aid Program This expedition of 1963 was a continuation of the scientific, educational ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
The East Buttress of Mount McKinley
The East Buttress of Mount McKinley William A. Read Mount McKinley, or Denali, a far more deserving title, had for ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
Canadian Wickersham Wall Ascent of Mount McKinley
Canadian Wickersham Wall Ascent of Mount McKinley Hans Gmoser, Alpine Club of Canada The Wickersham Wall or the north face ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
A New Route on The Wickersham Wall
A New Route on The Wickersham Wall MOUNT McKINLEY, NORTH FACE DIRECT Henry L. Abrons We sought a challenge on ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
Mount Foraker's Southeast Ridge
Mount Foraker’s Southeast Ridge H. Adams Carter With sections by James Richardson and Jeffrey Duenwald OUR aerial reconnaissance was ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
McKinley-Hunter Traverse
McKinley-Hunter Traverse J. Vincent Hoeman, Mountaineering Club of Alaska Like the great Swedish explorer, Sven Hedin, who once convinced his ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
The Southeast Face of Proboscis
The Southeast Face of Proboscis Technical Climbing in the Logan Mountains James P. McCarthy "Pick an objective that you feel ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
The North Face of Mount Robson
The North Face of Mount Robson Dan Davis When Pat Callis and I arrived at the Robson Coffee Shop on ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
The North Face of Mt. Slesse
Northwest climbers have a backyard of rugged, imposing mountains, ranging from extinct volcanos, Rainier and Baker, to the great rock ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
Tehipite Dome
Tehipite Dome Fred Beckey If Tehipite Dome were in Yosemite Valley, it would come close to rivaling El Capitan in ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
The North Face of Monolith Peak
The North Face of Monolith Peak Arthur Gran You have probably never heard of Monolith Peak in the Wind River ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
The East Wall of Upper Yosemite Fall
The East Wall of Upper Yosemite Fall Royal Robbins Flanked by steep walls of granite, the Upper Yosemite Fall springs ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
El Captian's West Buttress
El Capitan’s West Buttress Layton Kor The spring of 1963 seemed almost unreasonable: storm after storm kept the Valley walls ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
First Ascents in the Mont Blanc Alps
First Ascents in the Mont Blanc Alps John Harlin L’Aiguille du Fou’s South Face IT had been three ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
Central Tower of Paine
Central Tower of Paine Ian Clough and Don Whillans, Alpine Climbing Group Preparations — Ian Clough AT 7:30 p.m. on January 16, 1963, ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
Ascents in Uganda
Ascents in Uganda George Hurley, Marmots RUWENZORI CLIMBS In mid-December my wife Jean and I drove from where we teach ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
Oliver Perry-Smith, Profile of a Mountaineer
Oliver Perry-Smith Profile of a Mountaineer J. Monroe Thorington in evaluating the record of a climber whose activity reached its ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
A Survey of the Ghondokoro and Chogolisa Glacier Area in the Karakoram Range
A Survey of the Ghondokoro and Chogolisa Glacier Area in the Karakoram Range John F. Noxon A mong several objectives ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
A Survey of Andean Ascents
A Survey of Andean Ascents Evelio Echevarría C. ADDENDA AND CORRIGENDA TO PART I, in AAJ 1962, and PART II, ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
National Climbing Classification System
National Climbing Classification System Leigh N. Ortenburger Two years have now passed since efforts were initiated to establish a single ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1964
John Edgar Breitenbach, 1935-1963
JOHN EDGAR BREITENBACH 1935–1963 John Edgar Breitenbach was killed on March 23, 1963 in the Khumbu Icefall of Mount Everest by a collapsing ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1964
David Ambler Sowles, 1933-1963
DAVID AMBLER SOWLES 1933–1963 David Ambler Sowles was born on October 16, 1933, and was killed in a tragic climbing accident on August 4, 1963 ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1964
Edwin Muller, Jr., 1892-1963
EDWIN MULLER, JR. 1892–1963 Edwin Muller, a roving editor of the Reader’s Digest for more than 25 years, died in Good ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1964
Robert Hamilton Bishop, III, 1916-1963
ROBERT HAMILTON BISHOP, III 1916–1963 Bob Bishop died by his own hand on December 11, 1963. Those of us who had seen him ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1964
Kenneth Rose McAlpin, 1882-1964
KENNETH ROSE McALPIN 1882–1964 Dr. McAlpin was born on February 22, 1882, and died at his home, Kenrose Farm, West Berne, New York, ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1964
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley
Mount McKinley. Aside from the ascents noted elsewhere in this Journal, Mount McKinley was ascended via the West Buttress route ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Alaska, Peaks on Middle Kahiltna and Attempt on Moose's Tooth
Peaks on Middle Kahiltna and Attempt on Moose’s Tooth. On May 26 Don Sheldon flew Margaret Young and me singly ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Alaska, Wedge Peak
Wedge Peak. My brother William, Phil Colbert and I arrived at McKinley Park and proceeded up the Muldrow Glacier that ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Alaska, Peak 7640, Chugach Range
Peak 1640, Chugach Range. In the course of a traverse of the Western Chugach icecap from Eklutna to Girdwood, on August 20 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Gerdine, Alaska Range
Mount Gerdine, Alaska Range. The ascent of Mount Gerdine (10,765 feet) was finally completed on May 5 after two previous unsuccessful attempts. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount St. Elias, Attempt from North
Mount St. Elias, Attempt from North. Between June 16 and July 5 a party of seven attempted Mount St. Elias (18,008 feet) from ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Chamberlin, Franklin Mountains, and Ascents in the Romanzof Mountains, Brooks Range
Mount Chamberlin, Franklin Mountains, and Ascents in the Romanzof Mountains, Brooks Range. Two peaks were climbed for the first time ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Mount Adams, West Ridge
Mount Adams, West Ridge. The first recorded ascent of this route was completed July 14 by Dr. Ralph Uber, Wallace Juneau, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Willis Wall
Mount Rainier, Willis Wall. The light clouds above camp suddenly parted and in the soft light brushing the wall above, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, South Tahoma Glacier Headwall
Mount Rainier, South Tahoma Glacier Headwall. The South Tahoma Glacier and its headwall which rises to Point Success on Mount ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Kautz Glacier Headwall
Mount Rainier, Kautz Glacier Headwall. The Kautz Glacier Headwall on Mount Rainier was climbed July 8 by Pat Callis, Don Gordon, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Mount Stuart, Direct North Buttress
Mount Stuart, Direct North Buttress. Although the north buttress of Mount Stuart was first climbed in 1956 from an ice couloir ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Snow Creek Wall, New Routes
Snow Creek Wall, New Routes. The Satellite Route on the southern section of the wall consists of eight major leads ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Castle Rock, Dreadful Direct Route
Castle Rock, Dreadful Direct Route. This new route completed on September 14 by Pat Callis and me begins on Loggers Ledge ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Toppling Tower
Toppling Tower. Toppling Tower is a 300-foot gendarme located on a ridge crest immediately northeast of Edd’s Lake and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Peshastin Pinnacles, Martian Tower
Peshastin Pinnacles, Martian Tower. The prominent diagonal crack on the west face of this tower between Orchard Rock and Dinosaur ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Chumstick Snag
Chumstick Snag. A second route was made to this thin summit via the southwest face early in the year by ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Hall Peak, Skubi Ridge
Hall Peak, Skubi Ridge. The interesting north ridge of this relatively minor 5452-foot peak was first climbed July 4 by Jim ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Mount Shuksan, North Rib
Mount Shuksan, North Rib. Mount Shuksan’s north rib located between the north face route and the northeast Price Glacier ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Picket Range, a South to North Traverse
Picket Range, a South to North Traverse. In late summer Half Zantop and I approached this magnificent area from the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Cascade Mountains, Winter Climbs
Winter Climbs. Thanks to prolonged spells of cold and unusually dry weather, a number of first winter climbs were possible ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Washington—Olympic Mountains, Sue Peak
Sue Peak. The second highest peak in the seldom visited Bailey Range was first climbed on July 7 by Roy Etten, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, Oregon—Cascade Mountains, Stein's Pillar
Stein’s Pillar. The second ascent of Stein’s Pillar, a noted geologic landmark east of Prineville, Oregon, was made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Rixon's Pinnacle, Direct South Face
Rixon’s Pinnacle, Direct South Face: Seeking a significant first ascent under winter conditions, Gary Colliyer and I chose the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Rixon’s Pinnacle, Far West Face
Rixon’s Pinnacle, Far West Face: In June, Dick McCracken and I discovered a new route to the top of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1964