American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Adam's Rib
Adam’s Rib. Early in 1971 Doug Robinson and I climbed a 1000-foot tower on Wheeler Crest named “The Smokestack.” It ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Utah, Moses, Canyonlands National Park
Kerckhoff Dome. Near Shaver Lake, a year-round road passes within a mile of little-known Kerckhoff Dome. Huge penstocks bring energy ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Utah, P 7700, North Face
Moses, Canyonlands National Park. One of the last great desert towers, this one discreetly hidden in remote Taylor Canyon east ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Utah, Bridge Mountain Annex, West Face, Zion National Park
Bridge Mountain Annex, West Face, Zion National Park. North of and adjoining Bridge Mountain is a smaller, 1000-foot shoulder, the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Arizona, Superstition Mountain, West Face
Superstition Mountain, West Face. From the vicinity of Blue Bird Mine Kris Walker and I approached the obvious Flatiron Buttress ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Arizona, Chinle Spire
Chinle Spire. Jutting out off the north corner of the wingate sandstone, Round Rock is a spectacular reddish spire, some 300 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Arizona, Esperero Canyon Towers, Mount Lemmon
Esperero Canyon Towers, Mount Lemmon. From the outskirts of Tucson it is apparent that several notable towers crest the high ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Idaho, Finger of Fate, Sawtooth Range
Finger of Fate, Sawtooth Range. Dick Dorworth and I made this new route in August. We followed several small open-books ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Idaho, Elephants' Perch, West Face
Elephants’ Perch, West Face. In July my brother Greg and I climbed the first lead of Beckey’s original route. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Nez Perce, First Winter Ascent
Nez Perce, First Winter Ascent. David George and George Lowe made the first winter ascent of this peak in February. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Mount Owen, Winter Ascent
Mount Owen, Winter Ascent. On March 20 Peter Lev, David Lowe and George Lowe made a fast winter ascent of Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Mount Owen, Run-Don't-Walk Couloir
Mount Owen, Run-Don’t-Walk Couloir. Named from a distance several years ago, this couloir which lies between the north ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Grand Teton, Exum Route, First Winter Ascent
Grand Teton, Exum Route, First Winter Ascent. From February 19 to 21 David Lowe, Jock Glidden, and David Smith made the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Wyoming, Tetons, Grand Teton, North Ridge, Simpleton's Pillar
Grand Teton, North Face, Simpleton’s Pillar. June 16-17 Jeff Lowe made an important new variation on the north face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Pingora, South Face Direct, Cirque of the Towers
Pingora, South Face Direct, Cirque of the Towers. On August 7 Rich Mathies and I began on the grassy ledges running ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Raid Peak, South Buttress and Face North of "Ambush Peak"
Raid Peak, South Buttress and Face North of “Ambush Peak”. On July 16 and 17, John Bouchard and I climbed the 2000-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mount Helen, North Face
Mount Helen, North Face. Bob Beall, Bob Hritz and Jack Turner made the first ascent of the snow gully between ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Colorado, The Painted Wall, Black Canyon of the Gunnison River
The Painted Wall, Black Canyon of the Gunnison River. On May 3 Kris Walker and I completed the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, North Buttress of Chasm View
Black Canyon of the Gunnison, North Buttress of Chasm View. In May Rob Kiesel and I braved the regular descent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Colorado, Mount Alice, East Wall
Mount Alice, East Wall. The route first climbed by Jack Turner and me on July 8 and 9 ascends the 1200-foot east ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Colorado, Diamond, Longs Peak, New Routes
Diamond, Longs Peak, New Routes. Christopher Robin and Water- hole N° 3 are two new Grade V routes on the Diamond ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, United States, Colorado, P 13,841, North Face
P 13,841, North Face. In May Larry Derby and I climbed this 800- foot face, at the head of Square Gulch, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Logan
Mount Logan. On June 10 Bruce Gilbert, Paul Swift, Dick Folta and I were landed at about 8900 feet on the Quintino ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Logan
Mount Logan. The Mountain Travel group for which I was responsible climbed Mount Logan on July 7. The main peak was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mounts Gibson, Wates, Mccoubrey, Above Steele Glacier
Mounts Gibson, Wates, McCoubrey, Above Steele Glacier. In early July John Tuthill, Jim Santos, Merry Farnum, Cathy Putnam and Chip ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Badham Region
Mount Badham Region. An Arctic Institute of North America party under my leadership established in early July a new scientific ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Peaks Above Kashkawulsh Glacier
Peaks Above Kaskawulsh Glacier. After climbing 8500-foot Vulcan above Slim’s River and the Alaska Highway as a reconnaissance, the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Harrison
Mount Harrison. On July 12 my brother David and I were flown onto the Donjek Glacier. We spent the next 36 days ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Ulu Mountain, St. Elias Mountains
Ulu Mountain, St. Elias Mountains. Organized as a special event of the Second Artic Winter Games, our party was made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, North West Territories, Mount Sir James MacBrien, Logan Mountains
Mount Sir James MacBrien, Logan Mountains. In July Jim McCarthy and I made the first ascent of the southeast arê...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Mount Asgare, East Face, Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island
Mount Asgard, East Face, Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island. We were lured back into the Canadian Arctic by two granite walls ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Peaks on Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island
Peaks on Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island. An Italian expedition was led by Dr. Bruno Barabino and had as climbers Dr. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Kingnait Fiord, Baffin Island
Kingnait Fiord, Baffin Island. In August I led a small expedition to Baffin Island, and was accompanied by Caroline Cochran, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Middle Fiord, Axel Heiberg
Middle Fiord, Axel Heiberg. The British Army Axel Heiberg Expedition 1972 was composed of Surgeon Lieutenant Commander P. N. Dilly, Captain ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Kichener, North Face
Mount Kitchener, North Face. Bob Beall, Brian Greenwood, Rob Wood and George Homer made a Grade V new direct route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Siffleur Wilderness
Siffleur Wilderness. A group led by Bill Putnam, with guides Rudi Gertsch and Frank Stark, and consisting of Jack Cade, ...
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1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Tupper, West Buttress of South Face
Mount Tupper, West Buttress of South Face. After several abortive attempts on the south face, Glen Spillman and I climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Eagle Peak, West Face Direct
Eagle Peak, West Face Direct. The route is straightforward on generally sound quartzite. I followed a prominent rib directly up ...
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1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Andromeda, Columbia Icefields
Mount Andromeda, Columbia Icefields. David Hambre, urged by George Lowe, suggested something yet undone in the Columbia Icefields. Early on ...
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1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount Bryce, North Face
Mount Bryce, North Face. Bryce is a well known three-summited peak lying southwest of the Columbia Icefields. The west peak ...
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1973
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mount McArthur, East Face Direct
Mount McArthur, East Face Direct. On August 4, Rich Lambe and I gained the Glacier des Poilus from the large alpine ...
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1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Battle Range, Southern Selkirks
Battle Range, Southern Selkirks. A party of 14, plus the notorious canine alpinist, Chugach, under the leadership of Bill Putnam, visited ...
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1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Remillard Peak Area, Northern Selkirks
Remillard Peak Area, Northern Selkirks. Though disappointed to discover that another group had spent a week in 1971 in this previously ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Sentinel, Northwest Couloir and Damon, North Face, Northern Selkirks
Sentinel, Northwest Couloir and Damon, North Face, Northern Selkirks. On July 11 Margaret Bland, Diane and Geoff Edmunds, A1 Ramanauskas, Joan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Mount MacDonald, West Face
Mount MacDonald, West Face. Most imaginations are caught by MacDonald’s imposing north face, the bastion of Rogers Pass, leaving ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Westfall Group, Southern Battle Range
Westfall Group, Southern Battle Range. On August 19 eight members of the Harvard Mountaineering Club, six of them undergraduates, hoisted enormous ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Central Howser Tower, South Face
Central Howser Tower, South Face. On August 15, Bruce Adams, Jim Cameron and I climbed the excellent, clean south face, a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Pigeon Spire, East Face Variation, Bugaboos
Pigeon Spire, East Face Variation, Bugaboos. In mid-August Dave Davis and I attempted to climb the east face of Pigeon ...
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1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, Crescent Towers, Bugaboos
Crescent Towers, Bugaboos. My wife Carolyn and I made a new route by following the indistinct ridge which forms the ...
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1973
North America, Canada, Interior Ranges, East Peak, Vowell Group, South Face and East Ridge
East Peak, Vowell Group, South Face and East Ridge. On September 6 Thom Nephew and I climbed the south face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1973