American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Washington—Olympic Mountains, Mount Cruiser, Southeast Face
Mount Cruiser, Southeast Face. On August 27 Paul Karkiainen and I climbed the southeast face of Mount Cruiser direct from its ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Washington—Olympic Mountains, Mount Jupiter Cliffs
Mount Jupiter Cliffs. Daylight was just breaking in the east on July 19 when Gary Tate and I left the car ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, Boulder Gorge, Yosemite
Boulder Gorge, Yosemite. September 28, 1966 was supposed to be a rest day. I had just returned from a Yosemite beat-out and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
Manure Pile Buttress: Nutcracker
Two years ago Yvon Chouinard discovered the remarkable potential of a 600-foot rock sitting modestly between El Capitan and the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, Washington Column, East Face
Washington Column, East Face. The east face of Washington Column was climbed by Layton Kor, Jim Madsen and Kim Schmitz ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, High Cathedral Rock, East Face
Higher Cathedral Rock, East Face. In June, Chris Fredericks and Jim Bridwell made the first ascent of the east face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, Washington Column, South Face
Washington Column, South Face. The first ascent of the south face of Washington Column was made in October by Jim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, Castle Rock Spire
Castle Rock Spire. In September TM Herbert and Tom Frost did a new route on the face of Castle Rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, New Routes on Daff and Fairview Domes, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite
New Routes on Daff and Fairview Domes, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite. On July 2 Bob Kamps and I climbed a new route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, Mount Morrison, North Face, High Sierra
Mount Morrison, North Face, High Sierra. Mount Morrison, visible from Convict Lake and Highway 395, has presented its spectacular and unclimbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, Mount Hamilton, South Face, Sequoia National Park
Mount Hamilton, South Face, Sequoia National Park. Jim Wilson and Dick Long had scouted the face and reported a Grade ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, Whitney Portal Buttress
Whitney Portal Buttress. One of the most overlooked rock-climbing challenges of the Sierra seemed to lie at the end of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, California, Third Needle, Whitney Needles, East Face
Third Needle, Whitney Needles, East Face. In late August, 1966 Mike Heath solo made a new route on the Third Needle, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Montana, P 12,019, East Face, Beartooth Range
P 12,019, East Face, Beartooth Range. On July 24 Wally Hunter and I made the first ascent of the east face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Mount Moran, South Buttress Central
Mount Moran, South Buttress Central. The south buttress of Moran, which has already in the past 15 years provided three excellent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Cube Point, Southwest Apex
Cube Point, Southwest Apex. Barry Corbet and Chuck Satterfield on September 4, 1966, climbed this new II, F8, A2 route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Mount Moran, First Winter Ascent
Mount Moran, First Winter Ascent. In recent years several parties have fruitlessly attempted the winter ascent of Mount Moran. During ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Death Canyon, Cathedral Rock, "Escape from Death"
Death Canyon, Cathedral Rocks, “Escape from Death.” This fine route (II, F7, A2) was climbed from Death Canyon on July 5 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Death Canyon, Peak 10,552, "Dihedral of Horrors"
Death Canyon, Peak 10,552, “Dihedral of Horrors” On August 18, Peter Avenali and John Behrens climbed a strenuous new route out of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Yosemite Point, Chouinard Route, Variation
Yosemite Point, Chouinard Route, variation. Sheldon Smith and Jim Erickson on August 12, climbed an F9 variant of the difficult Chouinard ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Shadow Peak, North Face, Western Section
Shadow Peak, North Face, Western Section. This route, climbed on July 12 by Ted Wilson and Rick Reese, diagonals across the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Nez Perce, South Ridge, Variation
Nez Perce, South Ridge, variation. The south ridge route (1954) had the defect of bypassing on the right (east) the steepest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Teewinot Mountain, Northwest Ridge, Variation
Teewinot Mountain, Northwest Ridge, variation. On July 29, John Whitesel and Leigh Ortenburger, on the second ascent of the northwest ridge, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Crooked Thumb, North Face
Crooked Thumb, North Face. This long and impressive face (V, F9, A3) was climbed during August 11-13, 1966, by Peter Cleveland ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Other Ranges, "Continental Tower," Wind River Range
“Continental Tower” Wind River Range. While hiking from Little Sandy Lake to the western shoulder of Wind River Peak near ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
Little Sandy Buttress
 Even from the highway skirting the Wind River Range on the south the profile of a sharp buttress stands ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Wyoming, Other Ranges, The Brown Cliffs, Wind River Range
The Brown Cliffs, Wind River Range. A new approach to this relatively unknown climbing area was proved feasible the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
The Innominate, Northeast Face
Doug Leen, Roger Johnson and I camped in Penrose Canyon, as advised in Bonney’s guide, and then set out ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Utah, The Pulpit, Zion National Park
The Pulpit, Zion National Park. Standing alone just across the Virgin River a few hundred feet from the end of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Utah, King-on-a-Throne, Monument Valley
King-on-a-Throne, Monument Valley. A perpendicular, forked-summit tower, standing about 400 feet above the desert floor, had long intrigued me. A roadside ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, Arizona, Middle Sister, Monument Valley
Middle Sister, Monument Valley. The Three Sisters are among the most noted sandstone formations in Monument Valley. The two outer ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, New Mexico, Brazos Cliffs, White Couloir Route
Brazos Cliffs, White Couloir Route. This spectacular quartzite face rises some 2000 feet above the Brazos River in northern New Mexico. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, United States, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, North Conway, Pendulum Route
Cathedral Ledge, North Conway, Pendulum Route. Paul Doyle and I made the first ascent of this route on September 2. It ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Attempt on a North Ridge of Mount Logan
Attempt on a North Ridge of Mount Logan. We were a party of five: Vince Bauer, Peter Thompson, Alice Purdy, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Logan
Mount Logan. This year the Arctic Institute initiated a program of high-altitude physiology as a part of its work to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, King Peak, Correction
King Peak, Correction. On page 264 of A.A.J., 1967, it should have been noted that the “first ascent by the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Second Ascent of Lucania and Third of Steele
Second Ascent of Lucania and Third of Steele. On June 19 Gerry Roach, Mike Humphreys, Gary Lukis and I assembled on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Lucania, Steele, Slaggard, Macauly
Lucania, Steele, Sluggard, Macauly.* On June 16, Robbie Babb, Bob and Richie Kyrlach and I, all from Albuquerque, were flown by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Centennial Range Peaks Climbed by Yukon Alpine Centennial Expedition
Centennial Range Peaks Climbed by Yukon Alpine Centennial Expedition. The climb of Mount Vancouver is covered in a separate article ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Steele, Wood and Walsh and Other Climbs Made from the General Camp of the Yukon Alpine Centennial Expedition
Mounts Steele, Wood and Walsh and Other Climbs Made from the General Camp of the Yukon Alpine Centennial Expedition. Of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Cape Dyer, Baffin Island
Cape Dyer, Baffin Island. Our expedition was organized primarily for exploratory mountaineering in the Arctic, combined with glaciology and photography. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Wilson, Southwest Face
Mount Wilson, Southwest Face. Gray Thompson and I spent a late August evening and all the ensuing day climbing a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Dungeon Peak, East Face
Dungeon Peak, East Face. Of the three principal Ramparts of Tonquin Valley, Oubliette, Dungeon and Redoubt, the face of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Geikie, West Ridge
Geikie, West Ridge. In early August A1 DeMaria, John Hudson and I went to the Ramparts to try the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson
Mount Robson. Ted Davis and I did what we believe is a first ascent variation of the Emperor Ridge by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Peaks above Maligne Lake
Peaks above Maligne Lake. Sixty-two members of the Iowa Mountaineers attended a summer camp in the Maligne Lake area. Base ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Snowdome, Northeast Buttress
Snowdome, Northeast Buttress. On August 18 and 19 Don Vockeroth and I made the first ascent of this buttress, which is the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, "Thorington's Tower"
“Thorington’s Tower.” The peak given this unofficial name in the Climbers Guide to the Canadian Rockies was climbed by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mounts "Petrie," "Plaskett," and Walrus
Mounts “Petrie,” “Plaskett,” and Walrus. From a base camp on the shore of Dimsdale Lake near Gray Pass in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Eisenhower, Southeast Tower, West Face Direct
Mount Eisenhower, Southeast Tower, West Face Direct. A new route on the west face of Castle Tower (the southeast tower ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1968