American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative
Deborah: A Wilderness Narrative, by David Roberts. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1970. 188 pages, 15 photographs, $6.95 Who has not had at least ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Chouinard Equipment
Chouinard Equipment, by Yvon Chouinard, Tom Frost and Doug Robinson. Santa Barbara, California: Sandollar Press, 1972. 72 pages, $.50 What is a commercial ...
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Book Reviews
1973
On Ice and Snow and Rock
On Ice and Snow and Rock, by Gaston Rébuffat. New York: Oxford Press, 1971, 192 pages, $15.00 What happens when a how-to ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Return to the Alps
Return to the Alps, by Max Knight. Photographs by Gerhard Klammet. Edited, with a foreword and selections from Alpine literature, ...
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Book Reviews
1973
The Eiger Sanction
The Eiger Sanction, by Trevanian. New York: Crown, 1972, 316 pages, $6.95 This is an incredibly readable novel. Its crisp imagery and brisk ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Angels Four
Angels Four, by David Nott. Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Prentice Hall. 176 pages, 8 color plates, 5 drawings, 2 maps, $6.95 Gran Sabana! This wild, ...
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Book Reviews
1973
The Mighty Sierra
The Mighty Sierra, by Paul Webster. Palo Alto: American West Publishing Co. 1972. 287 pages, over 200 illustrations, 70 color plates. $17.50 Gentle Wilderness, The ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Mountineers Guide to the High Sierra
Mountaineers Guide to the High Sierra, edited by Hervey H. Voge and Andrew J. Smatko. New York: Sierra Club, 1972. 356 pages, $7.95. ...
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Book Reviews
1973
A Tourist Guide to Mount McKinley
A Tourist Guide to Mount McKinley, by Bradford Washburn. Anchorage (Northwest Publishing Co., Box 4-EEE, Anchorage, Alaska, 99503): 1971. Size 10? × 8¼, 80 pages, with 106 ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Climber’s Guide to the Olympic Mountains
Climber’s Guide to the Olympic Mountains, Olympic Mountain Rescue. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1972. 225 pp., 18 photographs, 17 sketches, 4 maps, $4.95. With the publication ...
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Book Reviews
1973
A Climber's Guide to the Rocky Mountain National Park Area
A Climber’s Guide to the Rocky Mountain National Park Area, by Walter W. Fricke, Jr. Boulder: Paddock Publishing Co., 1971. 225 ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Clogwyn du'r Arddu: The Black Cliff
Clogwyn du’r Arddu: The Black Cliff, by Peter Crew, Jack Soper, Ken Wilson. London: Kaye and Ward, 1971, 158 pages, 111 photos. ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Shawangunk Rock Climbs
Shawangunk Rock Climbs, by Richard C. Williams. New York: American Alpine Club, 1972, 136 pages, $6.50. Eight years have elapsed since the publication ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Wilderness Skiing
Wilderness Skiing, by Lito Tejada-Flores and Allen Steck. San Francisco and New York: Sierra Club, 1972, 310 pages, 11 photographs, numerous drawings, $6.95 Wilderness ...
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Book Reviews
1973
The Snowshoe Book
The Snowshoe Book, by William Osgood and Leslie Hurley. Brattleboro, Vermont: Stephen Greene Press, 1972. 128 pages, $3.95 The Snowshoe Book is straight-forward, ...
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Book Reviews
1973
The Ski Troops
The Ski Troops, by Hal Burton. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1971. 192 pages, with 14 photographs and two sketches by George Earle. ...
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Book Reviews
1973
Norman Clyde, 1885-1972
NORMAN CLYDE 1885-1972 Norman Clyde died in Big Pine, California in December 1972 at the age of 87. He had lived as ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Henry Ikarus Mandolf, 1897-1972
HENRY IKARUS MANDOLF 1897-1972 In October, 1972, Southern California lost one of its most influential mountaineers, Henry Mandolf. He was born ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Mark Dennis Weigelt, 1949-1972
MARK DENNIS WEIGELT 1949-1972 Mark Weigelt died on October 15, 1972, in a massive rockfall in the exit gully of the Ice ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Helen I. Buck, 1884-1972
HELEN I. BUCK 1884-1972 This year the Club lost a most distinguished member, Helen I. Buck, known and loved by ...
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In Memoriam
1973
George H. Riley, 1912-1972
GEORGE H. RILEY 1912-1972 George Riley died in Philadelphia on April 22, 1972, at the age of 60. He was born on his ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Alfred Lowry Castle, 1884-1972
ALFRED LOWRY CASTLE 1884-1972 Alfred Castle was born in Honolulu on March 18, 1884, went to Hotchkiss School and received his LL....
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In Memoriam
1973
Accidents In North American Mountaineering, Twenty-Sixth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club
This is the twenty-sixth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club and the thirteenth in conjunction ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1973
Accidents 1971 Not Previously Reported
California, Sierra Nevada, Mt. Ritter. The accident occurred on a trip which was advertised by its organizer, the Sierra Singles ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Accidents, 1972 Canada
British Columbia, Canadian Rockies, Clemenceau Ice Field. On 2 August Roly Morrison (31), Bill Sharp (35), and Howie Ridge (27) set off from the ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Alberta, Mt. Edith Cavell
Alberta, Mt. Edith Cavell. At about 0830 on Saturday, 19 February, four members of the Alpine Club of Canada: Jim Carlson (26), Peter ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Athabasca
Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Athabasca. On 20 May Ed Bennington (24), John Root (25), and Barry Watamaniuk (24) were travelling behind another party of ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Athabasca
Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Athabasca. On 12 August Burl Mostul and Dan Hale (39) were climbing on the N.W. Ridge of ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Olympus
Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Olympus. On the morning of 2 July Hartmut von Gaza (23) and Athol Abrahams (26) were ascending the N....
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In Memoriam
1973
British Columbia, Northern Selkirks, Mt. Colossal
British Columbia, Northern Selkirks, Mt. Colossal. On 19 July Margaret Bland (30) and Al Ramanauskas (29), participants in an Appalachian Mountain Club Climbing ...
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In Memoriam
1973
West Virginia, Wolf Gap Recreation Area, East Face of Big Schloss Mtn.
West Virginia, Wolf Gap Recreation Area, East Face of Big Schloss Mtn. On 5 August at about 1545 Dave Templeton (46) of the ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Colorado, Eldorado Springs Canyon
Colorado, El Dorado Springs Canyon. On 3 March about 30 feet above the beginning of the second lead of “Calypso”, Steve Kliewer (16), ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Colorado, Mt. Thorodin
Colorado, Mt. Thorodin. On 10 June Joseph Willoughby (20) and Garris Flebbe, both moderately experienced climbers, saw a storm approaching while on ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Colorado, Sierra Blanca
Colorado, Sierra Blanca. On 28 May George Bell, Larry Campbell (30), Ross Harder, Bill Hendry, Karl Horak, and David Michael, while descending ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Pagoda Peak
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Pagoda Peak. On 18 June Dave Whiteman and Steve Day started off from Black Lake at 0445 ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Colorado, Eldorado Springs Canyon
Colorado, El Dorado Springs Canyon. On 24 November Mark Schemmer (18) was rappelling off the “Rosy Crucification” at dusk when his hammer ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Moran Canyon
Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Moran Canyon. On 14 July Van Yancey (19) was in a belay position when a test pull from below ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Symmetry Spire
Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Symmetry Spire. On 26 July Michael Feldman (33) and Lydia Sims (15) decided to leave the north snow couloir on ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Moran Canyon
Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Mt. Moran. On 13 August Doug Mains (18) and Jim Yeates (20) were down climbing the Chicago Mountaineering Club Route ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Symmetry Spire
Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Summetry Spire. At 2100 on 13 August Joe Hogsed (19) and Betty Lu (21) were climbing the Durrance Ridge. They had ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Washington, Snoqualmie Pass, Guye Peak
Washington, Snoqualmie Pass, Guye Peak. About 0800 on 25 March Shawn Taylor (21) and A1 Boullion (19) led their party for the summit of ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Washington, Stuart Range, Mt. Stuart
Washington, Stuart Range, Mt. Stuart. On 30 June Charles K. Rothgeb (23) was leading four inexperienced persons on a climb near the ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Oregon, Lewis and Clark
Oregon, Lewis and Clark Park. On 31 July Donald Lewallen (19) and Steven Maxwell (18) climbed from Lewis and Clark Park, arriving on ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Washington, Stuart Range, Mt. Stuart
Washington, Stuart Range, Mt. Stuart. On 16 October there were three separate climbing teams consisting of two climbers per team on ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Washington, Cascades, Mt. Index
Washington Cascades, Mt. Index. On 21 August Craig Keyes (27) was climbing a difficult route on Mt. Index alone. He lost his ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Washington, Snoqualmie Pass Area, Alta, Mt
Washington, Snoqualmie Pass area, Alta Mt. On 21 May a party of eleven led by Fred Wright left their cars at 0630 ...
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In Memoriam
1973
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I
Year Number of Accidents Reported USA-CAN. Total Number of Persons Involved USA-CAN. Injured USA-CAN. Killed USA-CAN  1951 15 22 11 3  1952 31 35 17 13  1953 24 27 12 12  1954 31 41 31 8  1955 34 39 28 6  1956 46 72 54 13  1957 45 53 28 18  1958 32 39 23 11  1959 42—2 56—2 31—0 19—2  1960 47—4 64— 12 37—8 19—4  1961 49—9 61— 14 45 — 10 14—4  1962 71—1 90— 1 64—0 19—1  1963 68 —11 79— 12 47 —10 19—2  1964 53 —11 65— 16 44 —10 14—3  1965 72—0 90—0 59—0 21—0  1966 67—7 80—9 52—6 16—3  1967 74 — 10 110 — 14 63—7 33—5  1968 70 — 13 87 — 19 43 —12 27—5  1969 94 — 11 125 — 17 66—9 31—2  1970 129 — 11 174 — 11 88—5 16—5  1971 110 — 17 138 — 29 76 —12 35—7  1972 140 — 28 172 — 40 98 —17 49 —12  Totals 1,344 — 135 1,719 — 196 1,017 —106 416 —55 
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Accident Tables
1973
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
 1951-71 1972  Geographical Districts Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada  Alberta 30 14 38 20 6 27  British ...
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Accident Tables
1973
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
Numbers Refer to Number of Persons Involved   1951-71 1959-71 1972   U.S.A. CAN. U.S.A. CAN.  Terrain  Rock 1009 74 122 25  Snow 533 80 49 15  ...
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Accident Tables
1973