American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Witch Doctor Wall
Witch Doctor Wall. Aerial photography has illuminated the few remaining “secrets” of the North Cascades, but a newly cut logging ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Liberty Mountain, North Wall
Liberty Mountain, North Ridge. For years we had looked at this steep ridge from a distance, always fearing the horrible ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Devil's Peak, New Routes
Devil’s Peak, new routes. A popular spring climb, this peak lies at the headwaters of Coal Creek east of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Buckeye Mountain
Buckeye Mountain. This small peak lies on the south-southeast ridge from Whitehorse Mountain, about a half mile distant. Rich Carlstad ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, "The Bat," "The Coccyx," "Perdition Peak"
“The Bat”, “The Coccyx”, “Perdition Peak”. These previously unnamed and unclimbed peaks on the Newhalem-Marble Creek and McAllister-Marble Creek divides ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Ragged Ridge
Ragged Ridge. Contrary to what the Climber’s Guide might indicate, Ragged Ridge is not just a pile of loose ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Inspiration Peak, South Face
Inspiration Peak, South Face. This impressive 1000-foot face in the Southern Picket Range was climbed for the first time on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, "Little Mac Spire"
“Little Mac Spire”. On June 19, naïvely contemplating a one-day east-west traverse of all the McMillan Spires, Bill Sumner and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Powell, East Face
Mount Powell, East Face. Mount Powell (13,360 feet) raises its turret-like summit from the crest of the Sierra near Bishop. Unlike ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Castle Rock Spire, West Face
Castle Rock Spire, West Face. Fred Beckey, Mort Hempel, Ben Borson, and I feared the rugged nine-hour approach to Castle ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Morrison, North Buttress Direct
Mount Morrison, North Buttress Direct. On January 5, Les Wilson, George Bloom, Ray Jewell, and I completed the first winter ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Stonehouse Pinnacle, Stonehouse Peak, Trinity Alps
Stonehouse Pinnacle, Stonehouse Peak, Trinity Alps. During the late spring, Frank Yager, Bill Griffin, and I hiked seven miles up ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, "White Elephant," Southwest Face, Joshua Tree National Monument
“White Elephant”, Southwest Face, Joshua Tree National Monument. With some probing we found a long face, almost four pitches, in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, The Prow, Washington Column
The Prow, Washington Column. Call me Glen Denny. In June, I was near Dinner Ledge on the Washington Column. All ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, Sentinel Rock, North Face
Sentinel Rock, North Face. On July 5 and 6, Chuck Pratt and I established the seventh, though probably not the last, route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, Commissioner Buttress
Commissioner Buttress. Ranger Rock, or Manure Pile Buttress as it is more commonly known, is frequented for its fine low-angle ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, North Peak, North Face
North Peak, North Face. Although a route existed up a gully on the north side of the 12,242-foot peak, Barry ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, Mount Conness, North Ridge
Mount Conness, North Ridge. The north ridge of Mount Conness (12,590 feet) is a mile long cleaver dropping vertically on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, East Tooth, East Face
East Tooth, East Face. The Three Teeth of Sawtooth Ridge offer an impressive view from the west, but from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, West Quarter Dome, North Face
West Quarter Dome, North Face. The Quarter Domes have two summits. Chouinard and Frost did an excellent route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, Wapama Rock, South Face, Hetch Hetchy Valley
Wapama Rock, South Face, Hetch Hetchy Valley. Hetch Hetchy Valley lies a scant 15 air miles from Yosemite Valley, still within ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Utah, "Mystery Towers" and The Hindu
“Mystery Towers” and The Hindu. These “Mystery Towers”, hidden in a wild maze of red sandstone, are 3/4 mile east of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Arizona, Christianity Tower, Church Towers
Christianity Tower, Church Towers. The Church Towers are a group of four striking red-sandstone monoliths south of Sedona in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, New Mexico, Ship Rock, East Fact, Secret Passage Route
Shiprock, East Face, Secret Passage Route. In September Harvey T. Carter and I climbed a new route on the east ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Idaho, Thompson Peak, Northeast Face
Thompson Peak, Northeast Face, Sawtooths. On September 3, 1968 John Kahm and I climbed a new route on Thompson’s northeast face. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Montana, Lone Mountain
Lone Mountain. On December 12, Jerry Kanzler, Ray Martin, Clare Pogreba, Peter Lev and I climbed the north face of Lone ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Montana, Mount Wood, North Face, Beartooth Mountains
Mount Wood, North Face, Beartooth Mountains. On August 31 Robert Miller and I climbed the north face of Mount Wood, second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
Grand Teton, North Face of Enclosure
On August 22 the most recent and most difficult route on the Grand Teton was established by Mike Lowe and me. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Grand Teton, ex-Stettner Couloir
Grand Teton, ex-Stettner Couloir. Even as other cloddish guidebook writers have capitalized on their own blunders (See A.A.J., 1969, 16:2, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, McCain's Pillar
McCain’s Pillar. For nearly a generation climbers have known of the sharp, block-shaped pinnacle lurking near the base of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Sentinel Tower, South Face, Variation
Sentinel Turret, South Face, variation. A direct variation of the Chouinard route, beginning directly below the prominent open book on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Granite Canyon Pinnacles
Granite Canyon Pinnacles. On August 23 Philip S. Peterson, T. Keith Liggett, and C. E. Buchwald climbed three easy pinnacles on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Fairhsare Tower, The Corkscrew
Fairshare Tower, The Corkscrew. A second route on the south side of this tower was made on July 25 by Steve ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Bivouac Peak, South Face
Bivouac Peak, South Face. In September Juris Christiansen and I climbed a new route on the south face of Bivouac ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Mount Moran, Direct North Face
Mount Moran, Direct North Face. Because of a lack of equipment, the party which made the first ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Ellingwood, North Face; Fremont, West Face; Sacajawea, West Face; Arrowhead, South Face; Raid Peak, East Face; Raid Peak, East Face; Peak 365, East Face
Ellingwood, North Face; Fremont, West Face; Sacajawea, West Face; Arrowhead, South Face; Raid Peak, East Face; Peak 365, East Face. Fred ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Southern Wind River Range, New Routes
Southern Wind River Range, New Routes. The Iowa Mountaineers held a mountain camp for 58 members, based at a large meadow ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, South Face of Chimney Rock Ridge
South Face of Chimney Rock Ridge. From our campsite directly below Indian Pass on the north fork of Bull Lake ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Two Pinnacles, Brown Cliffs Region
Two Pinnacles, Brown Cliffs Region. On July 4 we climbed two pinnacles we believe to be first ascents. Bob Smith, Ben ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Wyoming, Black Hills, Devil's Tower
Devils Tower. On July 23 Dave Lunn, Bruce Morris and I put up a new route on the long north side ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, New Hampshire, Cannon Mountain
Cannon Mountain, Direct start to VMC Direct. This variation was first made by Steve Arsenault and me on June 7 and 8. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Pinnacle Gully
Mount Washington, Pinnacle Gully. On February 1, 1970 a most beautiful winter day, I was privileged to partake of what most climbers, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, United States, Virginia, Tunstall's Tooth
Tunstall’s Tooth. This pinnacle is about 20 miles from Lynchburg and 2½ miles north of Big Island on U.S. Highway 501. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, King Peak, South Ridge
King Peak, South Ridge. King Peak (16,971 feet) was first climbed in 1952 by Elton Thayer’s party, which traversed the north ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Logan, Second Ascent of Catenary Ridge
Mount Logan, Second Ascent of Catenary Ridge. The members of the Gifu Mountaineering Association expedition were Shigeru Itoh, leader, Keisuke ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Wood, First Ascent of Mount Craig
Mount Wood, First Ascent of Mount Craig. The expedition of the Mountaineering Association of Nagano Prefecture consisted of Ryo Shimada, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Lucania and Steele
Lucania and Steele. In June and July, 1968, the Tohhoku University Expedition, Morio Kasai, Ikuo Abe, Kunio Moku, Sadanari Ashizawa and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, Canada, Coast Range, Mount Waddington, First Winter Ascent
Mount Waddington, First Winter Ascent. A1 Steck, Bill St. Lawrence, Les Wilson, Bob Cuthbert, Dr. Barry Hagen and I flew ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, Canada, Coast Range, Peaks East of Head of Butte Inlet
Peaks East of Head of Bute Inlet, Coast Range. Jerry Calbaum, Frank Slater, Nick Dodge, and I landed at Icewall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970
North America, Canada, Coast Range, Nusatsum, Bella Coota Region
Nusatsum, Bella Coola Region, Coast Range. In June Ed McClanahan and 1 made a new route on Nusatsum. (First ascent, 1952, by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1970