American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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332 Records

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North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Tehipite Dome, Southwest Face
Tehipite Dome, Southwest Face. In July, Norm Weeden, Curt Chadwick, and I climbed the 2500-foot face of Tehipite Dome. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Lone Pine Peak, Direct South Face
Lone Pine Peak, Direct South Face. Early in May, Fred Beckey and I established ourselves in an abandoned stone house ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, North Palisade, North Face
North Palisade, North Face. Lee Panza and I did a new route on the Sierra’s third highest peak on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, The Dragtooth, West Chimney and West Ridge
The Dragtooth, West Chimney and West Ridge. Mary Bomba and I made this first ascent on July 26. We climbed from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971
Charlotte Dome, East Face
This superb dome is situated on the west side of Charlotte Creek, some two miles above the junction with Bubbs ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Peak 11,598, East Face and Peak 11,830, East Ridge
Peak 11,598, East Face and Peak 11,830, East Ridge. There was a definite allure about the sound of Big Bird Lake; we ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Hamilton Lakes Region
Hamilton Lakes Region. We had three days of vacation left, and the fine pinnacles and domes in the region of ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Pinnacles in Little Slide Canyon
Pinnacles in Little Slide Canyon. In July, Joe Kiskis and I trudged to the head of Little Slide Canyon from ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, The Incredible Hulk, West Face
The Incredible Hulk, West Face. Joe Kiskis, Bob Grow, and I converged once again on Twin Lakes to approach a ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, The Needles, Southern Sierra Nevada
The Needles, Southern Sierra Nevada. This very accessible, technical rock-climbing area in the Sequoia National Forest north of Kerndale remained ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Sorcerer Needle
Sorcerer Needle. The higher, sharp spire immediately east of the Wizard. First ascent, April 11, via the west face above the ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Warlock Needle, South Face
Warlock Needle, South Face. Almost a classic combination of a smooth dome and a pointed spire, the magnificent upthrust in ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Sorcerer Needle, East Face
Sorcerer Needle, East Face. In The Needles, there are a number of interesting crack systems. Seen from a distant perspective, ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Hermit Spire, South Face
Hermit Spire, South Face. An interesting edifice of nature highlights the rolling subalpine hills west of the Little Kern River, ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Mount Clarence King, Southeast Face
Mount Clarence King, Southeast Face. This 12,909-foot mountain dominates the upper watershed of the Kings Canyon region although it is ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Mount Humphreys, Northeast Face
Mount Humphreys, Northeast Face. In May Joe Faint and I climbed the 1600-foot face in superb alpine conditions. Our route ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, The Watchtower, Northeast Arete, Tokopah Valley
The Watchtower, Northeast Arête, Tokopah Valley. Hidden in a small dead-end valley, this huge granite prow has escaped the ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Sierra Nevada, Kearsarge Pinnacle No. 6, West Face
Kearsarge Pinnacle No. 6, West Face. On July 4, Liesl Day and I climbed what we believe to be a first ascent ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Arcturus, Northwest Face of Half Dome
Arcturus, Northwest Face of Half Dome. Late in the afternoon of July 18, Dick Dorworth and I arrived at the base ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, In Cold Blood, West Face of Sentinel Rock
In Cold Blood, West Face of Sentinel Rock. The renowned American authority on mountaineering, Curtis W. Casewit, says, “Solo climbing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971
El Capitan, Wall of Morning Light
On October 23, Warren Harding and Dean Caldwell started up the Wall of Morning Light on what may have been the ...
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1971
El Capitan, Wall of the Morning Light
On February 4, 1971, Royal Robbins and I completed the second ascent of the Wall of the Morning Light. Short days, cold ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971
Comment on the Two Ascents of the Wall of Morning Light
After 14 years of rock climbing, I have finally been moved to written comment. What prompted this? One of the most ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, BHOS Dome, Tenaya Canyon
BHOS Dome, Tenaya Canyon. If you know where to look and you really care, BHOS Dome is visible from the ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Half Dome, Northwest Buttress
Half Dome, Northwest Buttress. In September 1969, Bob Jensen and I climbed the northwest buttress of Half Dome. The route starts ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Center Route on Absolutely Free Pinnacle: Shark's Back
Center Route on Absolutely Free Pinnacle: Shark’s Back. On August 7, Mark Klemens, Sheldon Smith, and I put up this ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Via Sin Aqua, the Upper Yosemite Falls Traverse
Via Sin Aqua, the Upper Yosemite Falls Traverse. The Falls were completely dry and both Bugs McKeith of Edinburgh and ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Arches Terrace Direct
Arches Terrace Direct. On October 6 Bob Grow, Kelly Minnick, and I succeeded at a line Bob first tried four years ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Nevada Flake, The Slot Machine
Nevada Flake, The Slot Machine. In September, 1969, Scott Baxter and I did an enjoyable route located about 30 feet left of ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Mount Clark, Southwest Face
Mount Clark, Southwest Face. This long face was first climbed by Joe McKeown and me on August 19. We began just ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Lembert Dome, Lunar Leap
Lembert Dome, Lunar Leap. This short climb, first done by Russ McLean, Mike Cohen and me in July, 1969, lies just ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Mount Starr King, West and Northwest Faces
Mount Starr King, West and Northwest Faces. On May 30, Lee Panza and I began at a bent lodgepole pine at ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Columbia Finger, Southeast Face
Columbia Finger, Southeast Face. On September 13, Jan Mostowski and I did what we believe to be a first ascent of ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, Hetch Hetchy Dome, South Face
Hetch Hetchy Dome, South Face. It was no ordinary ledge on which we were bivouacked, — over 100 feet wide, 400 feet long, ...
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1971
North America, United States, California - Yosemite, The Crack of Destiny
The Crack of Destiny. In March Joe Faint and I climbed a continuation of the Crack of Doom route which ...
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1971
North America, United States, Utah, Three Gossips, Arches National Monument
Three Gossips, Arches National Monument. In the Park Avenue section of the monument are several impressive formations, few of which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971
North America, United States, Utah, Gothic Nightmare
Gothic Nightmare. The Gothic Nightmare was the last of the three Mystery Towers to be climbed. It lies 34 miles east ...
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1971
North America, United States, Utah, Zeus Tower, Moab
Zeus Tower, Moab. Last September, after an aerial reconnaissance and a spectacular dune-buggy ride, Fred Beckey and I arrived at ...
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1971
North America, United States, Utah, The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse. Located ten miles east of Moab, the Lighthouse is a prominent sandstone spire rising above the south rim ...
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1971
North America, United States, Utah, Castleton Tower, North Chimney
Castleton Tower, North Chimney. Castleton Tower, 20 miles east of Moab in Castle Valley, was first climbed by Layton Kor in 1962 ...
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1971
North America, United States, Arizona, Eagle Rock Spire, Monument Valley
Eagle Rock Spire, Monument Valley. It had been a number of years since Fred Beckey and I had together accepted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971
North America, United States, Arizona, Portal to Paradise Pinnacle, White Mesa
Portal to Paradise Pinnacle, White Mesa. Among the many fine photographs included in C. Gregory Crampton’s book Standing Up ...
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1971
North America, United States, Arizona, Bill Williams Mountain, Bill Williams Monument
Bill Williams Mountain, Bill Williams Monument. This remnant of a volcanic dike is just visible above the right shoulder of ...
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1971
North America, United States, Idaho, Elephant's Perch or Sawtooth Dome, West Face, Sawtooth Range
Elephant’s Perch or Sawtooth Dome, West Face, Sawtooth Range. On July 18 to 20 Dick Forster and I completed a new ...
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1971
North America, United States, Wyoming - Tetons, Grand Teton, Second Tower, South Ridge
Grand Teton, Second Tower, South Ridge. This difficult route was first climbed on August 2 by David Ingalls and Scott Brun. ...
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1971
North America, United States, Wyoming - Tetons, Mount Moran, South Buttress Right, Variation
Mount Moran, South Buttress Right, variation. On July 13, 1969, Juris Krisjansons and Peter Habeler made a significant new variation of this ...
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1971
North America, United States, Wyoming - Tetons, Bivouac Peak, Direct South Face
Bivouac Peak, Direct South Face. The third route on this face was established on July 24 by Yvon Chouinard and Juris ...
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1971
North America, United States, Wyoming - Tetons, Storm Point, Trinity Buttress
Storm Point, Trinity Buttress. This series of three buttresses, one above the other, lies directly to the left of the ...
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1971
North America, United States, Wyoming - Tetons, Nez Perce, Lemon Crack
Nez Perce, Lemon Crack. This new route (III, F9, A3), climbed on August 1, 1969, by Peter Cleveland and Michael Yokell, is ...
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1971
North America, United States, Wyoming - Tetons, Nez Perce, South-Southwest Ridge
Nez Perce, South-southwest Ridge. This ridge lies immediately west of the direct south ridge and leads to the subsummit about ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1971