American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Fitz Roy, 1968
How did five able and intelligent California Funhogs get involved in the Expedition Game? Shouldn’t we have known? Sure. ...
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Feature Article
1969
Yerupajá—The Amazon Face
Yerupajá—The Amazon Face Christopher A. G. Jones SOMETIMES I am asleep when reading, other times my mind is in ...
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Feature Article
1969
Aquilpo and Atlante, Cordillera Blanca
Aquilpo and Atlante, Cordillera Blanca Gary Ziegler, unaffiliated climbing in the Andes defies all attempts at organization and planning. Despite ...
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Feature Article
1969
Ancohuma's South-Southeast Ridge
Ancohuma's South-Southeast Ridge David Isles Jorge Urioste is a persuasive man, and very enthusiastic about mountaineering possibilities in his native ...
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Feature Article
1969
A Yob's-Eye View of the Quisma Cruz
A Yob’s-Eye View of the Quimsa Cruz Roger Whewell, Rucksack Club I AM A YOB.1 Thus the height of ...
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Feature Article
1969
Chimborazo and Monja Grande
Chimborazo and Monja Grande J. Richard Hechtel THREE attempts on Iliniza, the shakedown peak for our expedition, had failed and ...
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Feature Article
1969
Mount Foraker's South Ridge
Mount Foraker’s South Ridge Warren Bleser and Alex Bertulis TWO close calls with horrendous rock avalanches at the base ...
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Feature Article
1969
Igikpak
Igikpak David S. Roberts “THE LANDSCAPE was one of the bleakest imaginable,” wrote S. B. McLenegan in 1885. “Not a sign ...
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Feature Article
1969
The West Ridge of Mount Foraker
The West Ridge of Mount Fairweather Walter Gove and Loren Adkins, Unaffiliated In southeastern Alaska there is a peninsula, at ...
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Feature Article
1969
The Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
The Kenai Peninsula, Alaska J. Vincent Hoeman If the Aleutians are the jaunty beard of the craggy Alaska headland, then ...
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Feature Article
1969
The Wall of Forgetfulness Lotus Flower Tower—Logan Mountains
The Wall of Forgetfulness Lotus Flower Tower—Logan Mountains Harthon H. Bill “How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream ...
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Feature Article
1969
North Cascades National Park—A Mountaineering Park
North Cascades National Park—A Moutaineering Park Joan Firey, Mountaineers THE North Cascades National Park encompasses some outstanding mountaineering with ...
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Feature Article
1969
Alone on the John Muir Wall, El Capitan
Alone on the John Muir Wall, El Capitan Royal S. Robbins I knew that I had done the right thing ...
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Feature Article
1969
Climbing in the Toulumne Meadows
Climbing in the Toulumne Meadows Thomas Higgins “How ABOUT The Coming?” I waited for a reaction. “That’s pretty good.” “...
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Feature Article
1969
First Winter Ascent of North Face, Grand Teton
First Winter Ascent of North Face, Grand Teton George Lowe WHEN one’s climbing is limited by such mundane considerations ...
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Feature Article
1969
American Expedition to Nuristan
American Expedition to Nuristan, 1968 Jeff Dozier From ITS junction with the Pamir and Karakorum ranges at the tortuous Pamir Knot, ...
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Feature Article
1969
The North Face of the Matterhron
The North Face of the Matterhorn Graham R. Thompson THE alarm woke me slowly at one A.M. I turned ...
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Feature Article
1969
The First Ascent of Mount McKinley, 1913
The First Ascent of Mount McKinley, 1913 A Verbatim Copy of the Diary of Harry P. Karstens Preface and Footnotes by ...
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Feature Article
1969
Ice Climbing—Technique on the Great Faces
Ice Climbing—Technique on the Great Faces André Contamine, Club Alpin Franqais Translated by H. Adams Carter EVEN the most ...
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Feature Article
1969
The Art of Bouldering
The Art of Bouldering John P. Gill IN THE broad spectrum of mountaineering there are activities suited to diverse interests ...
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Feature Article
1969
Snow Avalanche Activity, Upper Kahiltna Glacier
Snow Avalanche Activity, Upper Kahiltna Glacier Alfred C. Pinchak, Case Institute of Technology Introduction. The avalanche observations described in this ...
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Feature Article
1969
The UIAA Climbing Classification System
The UIAA Climbing Classification System Fritz Wiessner Interest and activity in all phases of mountaineering increased tremendously in nearly all ...
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Feature Article
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley
Mount McKinley. The main summit of Mount McKinley was reached by members of various expeditions. No new routes were made, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, High Altitude Research on Mount McKinley
High Altitude Research on Mount McKinley. A research team from the Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, studying the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Attempt on Mount Hunter, South Ridge, Alaska Range
Attempt on Mount Hunter, South Ridge, Alaska Range. Our British Yukon River Expedition, Barrie Biven and I, took out time ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Peaks Above Ruth Glacier, Alaska Range
Peaks Above Ruth Glacier, Alaska Range. We Swiss, Heinz Aleman and I, were in the Ruth Glacier region from July 21 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Peaks near Scott Peak, Alaska Range
Peaks near Scott Peak, Alaska Range. Eric Townsend, Doug Worth and I left Eielson Visitors Center in McKinley Park and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Snow White, Alaska Range
Snow White, Alaska Range. On March 15 John Boyd, Hans Nielson and I left the Richardson Highway to ski up the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Canwell Glacier, Alaska Range
Canwell Glacier, Alaska Range. During the late spring and through the summer of 1968 members of the Alaska Alpine Club assisted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Kimball, Alaska Range
Mount Kimball, Alaska Range. In August a party of ten from the Alaska Alpine Club hiked in sometimes drizzly, usually ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Attempt on Mount Kimball, Eastern Alaska Range
Attempt on Mount Kimball, Eastern Alaska Range. Mount Kimball (10,350 feet) is fully 500 feet higher than its nearest contender in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Kiliak and Other Peaks, Western Chugach
Mount Kiliak and Other Peaks, Western Chugach. This 7450-foot peak near Mount Yukla up the Eagle River valley had been ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, "Amulet Peak," Northwestern Chugach
"Amulet Peak," Northwestern Chugach. This beautiful mountain (8290 feet) rises only six miles from mile 94 on the Glenn Highway, but the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Thor, Chugach Range
Mount Thor, Chugach Range. The main and middle peaks of Mount Marcus Baker (13,176 and 12,850 feet) are separated by a drop ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Marcus Baker, Chugach
Marcus Baker, Chugach. A Japanese expedition led by Masayuki Ogura made the third ascent of Mount Marcus Baker, highest in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Talkeetna Range
Talkeetna Range. The year’s noteworthy climbs in this accessible range began on March 3 when my wife Grace and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Bona
Mount Bona. On May 19 Jack Wilson, assisted by Ken Bunch, landed our party at 10,100 feet on the Klutlan Glacier. Because ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Sanford
Mount Sanford. Solo-climber Naomi Uemura from Japan accomplished the fourth ascent of Mount Sanford (16,237 feet). He flew in to only 3500 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Sanford, Attempt on South Ridge
Mount Sanford, Attempt on South Ridge. On June 10 Milt Johnson, Dave Shaw, Don Stockard and I were flown to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Drum, Southwest Ridge
Mount Drum, Southwest Ridge. After being held up for five days at 5000 feet by rain and snow, on August 26 we ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Attempt on Mount St. Elias
Attempt on Mount St. Elias. From July 1 to 14 Bob Baker, Hans Müller, Gary Rose, Ted Schotten, Tom Stewart, Hall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mounts Jeannette, Newton and St. Elias
Mounts Jeannette, Newton and, St. Elias. Our goal was to have been the long southeast ridge of Mount St. Elias, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Vancouver, Border Peak
Mount Vancouver, Border Peak. The Osaka-Fu Mountaineering Association expedition was ied by Nobuo Kuwahara and made up of Yasuhiro Sawada, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Chilkoot Range
Chilkoot Range. George Barnett, Dr. Russell Batt, William Bendy, Dr. Jurgen Meyer-Arendt, Dan Reeder, Dr. Thomas Stengle, Charles Warren and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Alaska, Juneau Icefield
Juneau Icefield. This summer Barry Prather, Jim Anderson, Ome Daiber, Dorrell Looff and I were American Alpine Club members who ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Tahoma Cleaver Variation
Mount Rainier, Tahoma Cleaver Variation. While making the second ascent of Tahoma Cleaver on June 16, Gene Prater, Tom Stewart, Steve ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, North Mowich Face
Mount Rainier, North Mowich Face. The Mowich face can be divided into three distinct sections: the south side (on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Liberty Wall
Mount Rainier, Liberty Wall. On June 30 Roger Oborn, Don Jones and I completed the first ascent of Liberty Wall, so ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Snoqualmie, Northwest Face
Mount Snoqualmie, Northwest Face. I had noticed this face several times from neighboring peaks before I finally got around to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Cashmere Crags, The Blockhouse and The Rhombic
Cashmere Crags, The Blockhouse and The Rhombic. From a high camp on Mole Ridge near The Hook, on September 1 A1 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1969