American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Baker, North Summit
Marcus Baker, North Summit. Mark Fouts, Ward Warren and I approached by the winding, 30-mile Matanuska Glacier. On June 11 we ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Sanford, Wrangell Range
Mount Sanford, Wrangell Range. On August 8 Randy Hargesheimer, Rich Swenson, Jean Borrett and I crossed the Copper River by raft ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Alaska, Blackburn
Blackburn. Teruo Takeda and Yoshiaki Fujii of the Sado Alpine Club were landed on May 23 on the Nabesna Glacier at 6500 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Jette, St. Elias Mountains
Mount Jette, St. Elias Mountains. On July 6, R.A. Bindschadler, W.D. Harrison, C.F. Raymond and I made what ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Wilbur, Fairweather Group
Mount Wilbur, Fairweather Group. Ken Loken flew David Jones, Clark Gerhardt, Craig McKibben and me from Juneau to Lituya Bay ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Alaska, P 12,606, Fairweather Range
P 12,606, Fairweather Range. On April 24 Bill Sumner, Mike Heath and I reached Base Camp at 6500 feet on the Fairweather Glacier, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Lituya
Mount Lituya. After many a rainy night in Juneau, Larry McGee of Channel Flying landed our trio at Cape Fairweather ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Alaska, Ice Climbing in Alaska
Ice Climbing in Alaska. There is a growing interest in ice climbing in Alaska. Two areas have been getting most ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Alaska, Mendenhall Towers, Juneau Icefields
Mendenhall Towers, Juneau Icefields. Craig McKibben, Brian Cox, my wife Sharon and I left the Mendenhall Loop Road on July 5 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Adams, Stormy Monday Couloir
Mount Adams, Stormy Monday Couloir. Craig Reininger and I made an ascent of a spectacular snow and ice finger on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Nisqually Ice Cliff
Mount Rainier, Nisqually Ice Cliff. Jerry Hasfjord and I made the first winter ascent of the Nisqually Ice Cliff after ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Dragontail Peak, Sundown Range
Dragontail Peak, Sundown Route. Keith Boyer and I climbed this new route, which begins to the right of the northwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Adams, Lava Glacier Headwall
Mount Adams, Lava Glacier Headwall. On June 21, Craig Eihlers, Clint Crocker, Matt Kerns, and I hiked the Killen Creek Trail #113 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Cathedral Rock
Cathedral Rock. Randy Johnson, Terri Van Hollebeke and I did a new route on this peak on July 1, 1973. It begins ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Range, Mount Maude, Central Couloir
Mount Maude, Central Couloir, On July 19, Tim Boyer, his brother Keith, and I climbed the couloir in one day from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Peak 12,160+, Peaklet Wall
Peak 12,160+, Peaklet Wall. This peak appears to be a smaller image of Mount Humphreys when viewed from the east. In ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Wheeler Crest, Big Gray Pinnacle
Wheeler Crest, Big Gray Pinnacle. In November, I joined a visiting French climber, David Belden, in making the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Humphreys, South Pillar of Southeast Face
Mount Humphreys, South Pillar of Southeast Face. On December 30, Jay Jensen and I made a one-day new route up this 1500...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Peak 11,440+, Spring Lake Wall, "That's a Sheer Cliff" Route
The north face of Peak 11,440+ in the Mineral King region drops sheerly into Spring Lake . Unknown to Vern Clevenger and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Middle Palisade, East Face
Middle Palisade, East Face. On August 31, Tim Ryan and I climbed a new route on the east face of Middle ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Sill
Mount Sill. On July 15 Woody Stark and I climbed Mount Sill by a new route that starts from Lake 11,672 in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, the Needles, South Face of the Wizard
The Needles, South Face of Wizard. In mid-April, Dave Black, Fred Beckey, and I did a new seven-pitch route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Kettle Dome, West Face
Kettle Dome, West Face. Fred Beckey, Phil Warrender and I made the first ascent of this route on October 20, 1974; the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Fresno Dome, Torn and Frayed
Fresno Dome, Torn and Frayed. This short, four-pitch climb was done by Jack Forsythe and me in June. It lies ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Fresno Dome, Blue Connection
Fresno Dome, Blue Connection. This one-pitch route starts 50 feet to the right of Torn and Frayed and involves an easy ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Tuttle Creek, Goin' Nuts
Tuttle Creek, Goin’ Nuts. In August 1974, Elliot Dubreuil and I climbed the red wall just west of Stonehouse Buttress on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Peak 12,160+, Peaklet Wall
Tuttle Creek, Keyhole Wall. On May 18, Jack Roberts and I climbed a classic six-pitch new route on this spectacular wall; ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Lone Pine Peak, South Face
Lone Pine Peak, South Face. On June 14, Chuck Sink and I put up a new route on Lone Pine’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Banner Peak, East Face
Banner Peak, East Face. On August 9 and 10, Arne Myrabo and I climbed what we believe to be a new route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Whitney, East Face Direct
Mount Whitney, East Face Direct. In August 1974, Gary Colliver and I completed a new route on the east face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Crowley Buttress, Eagle Eyes
Crowley Buttress, Eagle Eyes. In July 1973, Mark Gaynor, Ken Boche, and I climbed a new route up the west face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Conness, West Face, Rosy Crown Route
Mount Conness, West Face, Rosy Crown Route. In June 1974, Gary Colliver and I put up a new route starting 300 feet ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Bubbs Creek Wall
Bubbs Creek Wall was climbed on June 8 and 9, 1974 by Mark Losleben, Mike McGoey, Reed Cundiff, and Fred Beckey by a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Fuller Butte, Northeast Face, White Dike Route
Fuller Butte, Northeast face, White Dike Route. This very enjoyable four-pitch free climb was done April 21 by Dave Black, Jim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Wells Peak, East Face
Wells Peak, East Face. This face, north of The Smokestack and Adams Rib, resembles Mount Whitney in miniature. Reconnaissance located ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Sunrise Wall
Sunrise Wall. This is the prominent east-facing granite wall just above the trail to Nelson Lake, across the divide from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Witch Tower, the Needles, West Face
Witch Tower, The Needles, West Face. The first route on the impressive west face was done November 17, 1974 by Dave Black, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Four Gables, North Peak via East Face
Four Gables, North Peak via East Face. This was a new route, done June 15, 1974 with Mike Levine, following the buttress ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Spring Lake Wall
A color photo in a packer’s brochure shows this face to good advantage . The north-facing wall is about 700 feet ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Russell, South Ridge to East Peak
Mount Russell, South Ridge to East Peak. This very prominent crest is really a continuation of the main divide from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
Kettle Dome, West Face
The first climb of this face was done on October 20, 1974 by Walt Vennum, Phil Warrender, and me; the route is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Clyde Palisade, Primrose Ridge
Clyde Palisade, Primrose Ridge. This prominent crest adorns the north face of Clyde Palisade to end on the west summit. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, "Hair-Raiser Buttress," Granite Basin
“Hair-raiser Buttress,” Granite Basin. Vern Clevenger and I climbed this route in June. The route ascends the only prominent, pitted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Sugarloaf Dome, Southwest Face
Sugarloaf Dome, Southwest Face. This face was climbed in June by Fred Beckey and me. Sugarloaf is the prominent formation ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Nevada, Rainbow Mountain (Mount Charleston), Solar Plexus Route
Rainbow Mountain (Mount Charleston), Solar Plexus Route. The route keeps well east of the great arch on the south face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Utah, Bootleg Tower, Day Canyon, Moab
Bootleg Tower, Day Canyon, Moab. Day Canyon is one of dozens of pristine canyons, rarely visited, only a few miles ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Utah, Echo Rock, Window Route
Echo Rock, Window Route. Echo Rock, a few miles southwest of the Moab airstrip, was first climbed six years ago. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Utah, Valley of the Gods, Southeast Utah
Valley of the Gods, Southeast Utah. Driving south from Mexican Hat, you get fleeting glimpses of thin sandstone towers to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Utah, Sewing Machine Needle, Southern Canyonlands, Lake Powell
Sewing Machine Needle, Southern Canyonlands, Lake Powell. In May, dressed for the early desert summer, Fred Beckey, Reid Cunduff, Lou ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976
North America, United States, Arizona, Totem Pole, Monument Valley
Totem Pole, Monument Valley. Ken Wyrick and I were hired by Universal Studios to “put the rope up” for the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1976