American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir
Tirich Mir. Of the 32 members of our group, 18 including two women reached the summit of Tirich Mir (25,290 feet by the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Pakistan, Tirch Mir via West Spur of Tirich Mir West
Tirich Mir via West Spur of Tirich Mir West. Our expedition again climbed alpine-style and consisted of only Gianni Calgagno ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir
Tirich Mir. Jerzy Wala led a Polish party to Tirich Mir. Unfortunately they had to abandon the ascent when Jankowski ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir
Tirich Mir. The Iranian climber, Mischa Saleki, who lives in Germany, had the idea of traversing the Tirich Mir peaks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Pakistan, Snow Dome, Mehrbani
Snow Dome, Mehrbani. In August Rob Ferguson, Dave Wilkinson and I climbed Snow Dome (16,500 feet) and Mehrbani (17,517 feet) from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, Noshaq
Noshaq. We set up our Base Camp at 15,000 feet at the northwest foot of Noshaq. On July 25 the entire team, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, Noshaq
Noshaq. On August 22 five Spaniards climbed the west peak of Noshaq (23,786 feet), including Monserrat Jou, who thus reached a summit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, Asp-e-Safed III, North Face
Asp-e-Safed III, North Face. Our French expedition made the first ascent of the north face of Asp-e-Safed III (c. 20,670 feet) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, M6, North Face
M6, North Face. We placed our Base Camp at 13,500 feet in the Mondaras valley off the Darya Qadzi Deh. Our ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, Shakhaur-Nadir Shah Traverse
Shakhaur-Nadir Shah Traverse. The Kraków Academic Alpine Club expedition ascended Shakhaur (23,347 feet) by a new route. Between July 11 and 22 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, Sad Ishtragh Group, Darrah-e-Qalat
Sad Ishtragh Group, Darrah-e-Qalat. The North of England Expedition was made up of Michael Anderson, New Zealand, Miss Terry Funk, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, Koh-e-Bandaka
Koh-e-Bandaka. The first Rumanian Hindu Kush expedition was made up of Valentin Garner, Ionel Coman, Anton Demeter and Zoltan Kovacs. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, Restrictions on Expeditions in Afghanistan
Restrictions on Expeditions in Afghanistan. Friedrich Weber of Mark- toberdorf, Germany informs us that the Afghan government is now collecting ...
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Notes
1976
Asia, Afghanistan, Kohe Purwakshan, Wakhan Pamir
Kohe Purwakshan, Wakhan Pamir. The Warsaw expedition was made up of M. Kolaczkowski, Z. Gmaj, W. Gorzko, J.S. Graczyk, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Alfred Adolphe Couttet, Armand Charlet, Georges Tairraz
Omission from the Pamirs Article, A.A.J., 1975. On pages 77 and 78 we unfortunately omitted the name of Marty Hoey. She ...
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In Memoriam
1976
Alfred Adolphe Couttet, Armand Charlet, Georges Tairraz
Koshtantau, Caucasus. Vera Watson led four climbers representing the American Alpine Club at the second session of the Inter-nation Camp ...
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In Memoriam
1976
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. At its winter dinner the Oregon Section hosted the Club’s officers and board members. ...
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Club Activities
1976
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section. The Section had five meetings in 1975 including our now traditional spring meeting in Yosemite ...
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Club Activities
1976
A.A.C., Southern California Section
A.A.C., Southern California Section. This Section met in November 1975 for the first time in two years. Pete White ...
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Club Activities
1976
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Mountain Club. The AMC continued its program of training in rock climbing and mountaineering. However, both large chapters (Boston ...
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Club Activities
1976
Chicago Mountaineering Club
Chicago Mountaineering Club. The club’s increasing membership continues to tax the organization’s leadership resources. Despite overly large climbing ...
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Club Activities
1976
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club. Our membership is 4606, compared with 4892 a year ago. Early in the year our Los Alamos, New Mexico, ...
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Club Activities
1976
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club has become increasingly active in sponsoring skiing, backpacking, and mountaineering courses for University of Iowa credit. ...
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Club Activities
1976
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. Alaskan mountaineers were again active in the Alaskan, Brooks, Talkeetna, and Chugach ranges. A highlight ...
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Club Activities
1976
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. Climbing techniques and climbing equipment have changed considerably over the past few years. The Mountaineers’ Climbing Course has ...
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Club Activities
1976
The Seventh Grade
The Seventh Grade, by Reinhold Messner. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974. 160 pages, 30 photos, 1 map. $8.50. Messner’s book seems to have ...
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Book Reviews
1976
Modern Snow & Ice Techniques
Modem Snow & Ice Techniques, by Bill March. Manchester, Cicerone Press: 1973. 76 pages 7 photographs. $3.00. This is the best manual on ice-climbing technique ...
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Book Reviews
1976
Advanced Rockcraft
Advanced Rockcraft, by Royal Robbins. Glendale, California: La Siesta, 1973. 96 pp. 26 photos, profuse sketches. This important book on rock climbing technique ...
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Book Reviews
1976
The Field Book of Mountaineering and Rock Climbing
The Field Book of Mountaineering and Rock Climbing, by Tom Lyman and Bill Riviere. New York: Winchester Press, 1975. 208 pages, with ...
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Book Reviews
1976
Downward Bound: A Mad Guide to Rock Climbing
Downward Bound: A Mad Guide to Rock Climbing, by Warren “Batso Harding, with illustrations by Beryl “Beasto” Knath. Englewood Cliffs: ...
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Book Reviews
1976
The Great Days
The Great Days, Walter Bonatti, Translated by Geoffrey Sutton, Victor Gollancz, Ltd., London, 1974, photos, clothbound, 184 pages. Last spring, as several ...
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Book Reviews
1976
The Mountains of America: From Alaska to the Great Smokies
The Mountains of America: From Alaska to the Great Smokies, by Franklin Russell. Introduction by Edward Abbey. New York: Harry ...
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Book Reviews
1976
Mountain Sheep and Man in the Northern Wilds
Mountain Sheep and Man in the Northern Wilds, by Valerius Geist, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1975. 248 pages, black and white photos, ...
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Book Reviews
1976
Encyclopaedia of Mountaineering
Encyclopaedia of Mountaineering by Walt Unsworth. New York: St. Martin’s. 1975. 272 pages, 34 photos. $12.95. This is, quite simply, the worst reference ...
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Book Reviews
1976
Himalaje-Karakorum
Himalaje-Karakorum, by Tom Piaty, ed. Warsaw, Poland, Wiedza Powszechna, 1974. 472 pages of text, with 376 pictures. Hardbound. 140 zlotys ($7.60). I am quick to ...
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Book Reviews
1976
Miriam O'Brien Underhill, 1899-1976
MIRIAM O’BRIEN UNDERHILL 1899–1976 It was on a Boston-Maine sleeping car back in the 1920s that I first met Miriam ...
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In Memoriam
1976
Burge Bickford, 1906-1975
BURGE BICKFORD 1906–1975 September 1975 ended almost a lifetime of adventure in the mountains for Burge Bickford. His first ventures were with ...
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In Memoriam
1976
Carmie R. Dafoe, Jr., 1920-1975
CARMIE R. DAFOE, JR. 1920–1975 The mountaineering community in general and the Mazamas and the America Alpine Club in particular have ...
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In Memoriam
1976
Bruce Allan Carson, 1951-1975
BRUCE ALLAN CARSON 1951–1975 Bruce Carson died on September 4, 1975. He fell through a cornice on the summit of Trisul, a 23,362-foot ...
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In Memoriam
1976
Bradford Fuller Swan, 1907-1976
BRADFORD FULLER SWAN 1907–1976 With a heavy heart we write these lines in memory of Brad Swan, who with gentle irascibility ...
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In Memoriam
1976
Alfred Adolphe Couttet, Armand Charlet, Georges Tairraz
ALFRED ADOLPHE COUTTET ARMAND CHARLET GEORGES TAIRRAZ Alfred Adolphe Couttet and Armand Charlet, two of the most distinguished guides in ...
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In Memoriam
1976
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Twenty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club
This is the twenty-ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club. Again it can be reported ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1976
Pulmonary Edema at Low Elevation—California, Sawtooth Range
PULMONARY EDEMA AT LOW ELEVATION—California, Sawtooth Range. Friday morning I got a call from some Oregon State University friends ...
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Accident Reports
1976
Exposure and Exceeding Abilities—California, Yosemite, Half Dome
EXPOSURE AND EXCEEDING ABILITIES—California, Yosemite, Half Dome. Dave Diegelman (17) and Bill Brice (17) had been climbing for the full day ...
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Accident Reports
1976
Nut Failure—California, Yosemite, Washington Column
NUT FAILURE—California, Yosemite, Washington Column. Thomas Beck (28) and Ken Baldrey (23) were attempting to climb the South Face of Washington ...
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Accident Reports
1976
Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment and Experience—Colorado, Maroon Bells
CLIMBING UN ROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND EXPERIENCE —Colorado, Maroon Bells. The following was related by James McKinney (29) during an interview ...
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Accident Reports
1976
Bad Weather, Exceeding Abilities, and Avalanche Conditions—Oregon, Mt. Hood
BAD WEATHER, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, AND AVALANCHE CONDITIONS—Oregon, Mt. Hood. Gary Schneider (16) of Weston, and Randy Knapp (19) and Matt Meacham (16) ...
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Accident Reports
1976
Involuntary Glissade, Fall Into a Crevasse Unroped—Washington, Forbidden Peak
INVOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FALL INTO A CREVASSE UNROPED— Washington, Forbidden Peak. About 2 p.m., Sunday, July 13, 1975, Steve Firebaugh (24), John Holland (31), Mary ...
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Accident Reports
1976
Avalanche—Washington, Mt. St. Helens
AVALANCHE—Washington, Mt. St. Helens. On April 26, 1975, during a period of wet snow, precipitation and high winds, five students from ...
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Accident Reports
1976
Party Separated, Failure to Follow Route; Contributing Factors: Unroped, Faulty Use of Equipment, Bad Weather, Exposure—Washington, Mt. Rainier
PARTY SEPARATED, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE; CONTRIBUTING FACTORS: UNROPED, FAULTY USE OF EQUIPMENT, BAD WEATHER, EXPOSURE—Washington, Mt. Rainier. On ...
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Accident Reports
1976