American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Deborah's North Face
Deborah's North Face DAKERS GoWANS THE MOUNTAIN. Getting there is never part of the fun. The car is crammed with ...
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Feature Article
1978
Hunter and Foraker
Hunter and Foraker Michael Kennedy SITTING next to our big tent we were unlikely candidates for the Alpine Hall of ...
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Feature Article
1978
Foraker's Southwest Ridge
Foraker's Southwest Ridge Erik LeRoy THE massive southwest ridge of Foraker is a labyrinthine collection of ribs and buttresses which, ...
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Feature Article
1978
A New Route on Mount Dicker's Southeast Face
A New Route on Mount Dickey's Southeast Face Vera Komarkova MOUNT DICKEY has one of the largest and steepest rock ...
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Feature Article
1978
A Return to the Kichatnas
A Return to the Kichatnas Andrew Embick and Alan Long “I want to do a climb that takes the ultimate—...
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Feature Article
1978
The First Laser Measurements to the Summit of Mount McKinley
The First Laser Measurements to the Summit of Mount McKinley Bradford Washburn DURING the early summer of 1977 Boston’s Museum ...
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Feature Article
1978
Mount Salisbury and P12,606
Mount Salisbury and P12,606 James T. Nelson and Steven J. Swenson Jim Nelson describes the first ascent of Mount Salisbury. ...
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Feature Article
1978
Hard Rock in the Fairweathers
Hard Rock in the Fairweathers James Wickwire HOW could it possibly have happened? Only moments before there had been the ...
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Feature Article
1978
The Grand Plateau Glacier Revisited
The Grand Plateau Glacier Revisited Walter R. Gove MOST trips to the Fairweather Range have been to the southern part ...
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Feature Article
1978
Devil's Thumb Solo
Devil's Thumb Solo Jonathan Krakauer AT the end of April, with a month’s food, a pile of alpine paraphernalia, ...
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Feature Article
1978
Harmony Ridge — Lucania's Southeast Ridge
Harmony Ridge-Lucania’s Southeast Ridge Steven Gaskill, Colorado Mountain Club ThE complex massif of Mount Lucania rises to 17,147 feet in ...
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Feature Article
1978
The Ogre
The Ogre Christian Bonington THE Himalayan climber, however well organised he might be, treads a delicate tightrope between an uneventful ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1978
Great Trango Tower
Great Trango Tower Dennis Hennek FIVE minutes before our expected arrival in Karachi, Pakistan, the loud-speaker boomed, “This is your ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1978
Kanchenjunga from the East
Kanchenjunga from the East Narinder Kumar, AVSM, Colonel, Indian Army There is no doubt that those who first climb Kanchenjunga ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1978
Pik Kommunizma
Pik Kommunizma Gary L. Clark CHRIS PIZZO and Dick Dietz were right at home—pain and exhaustion are an essential ...
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Feature Article
1978
The Changing Face of the Himalaya
The Changing Face of the Himalaya Charles Bailey To mountaineers the Himalaya means the high snow-clad chain of peaks which ...
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Feature Article
1978
Climbing Half Dome — Twenty Years After
Climbing Half Dome-Twenty Years After Bart O’Brien In the eastern end of Yosemite Valley rises Half Dome, one of ...
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Feature Article
1978
Langford's Grand Teton Diary
Langford’s Grand Teton Diary Annotated by William M. Bueler Introductory note: On July 29, 1872, Nathaniel Langford and James Stevenson returned ...
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Feature Article
1978
Illimani's Northeast Ridge: Reverance and Rape
Illimani’s Northeast Ridge: Reverence and Rape Jack Miller Coming down from Nevado Illimani we encountered a “brujo”— witchdoctor—who ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1978
Cordillera Blanca, 1977
Cordillera Blanca, 1977 John Bouchard, A.A.C. and Groupe de Haute Montagne NICOLAS Jaeger said that he hoped his expedition ...
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Feature Article
1978
Pukajirka Central
Pukajirka Central Leigh N. Ortenburger THE Cordillera Blanca continues to attract climbers from all nations of the world. On this, ...
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Feature Article
1978
New Zealand, 1977
New Zealand, 1977 Galen A. Rowell wHO could turn down a free trip to paradise? I did for two years in ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1978
Scientific Notes
Adaptation of Avian Eggshells to High Altitude. Adult birds and mammals compensate in part for reduced oxygen concentrations at high ...
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Notes
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Climbing in Mount McKinley National Park
It is obvious that this section could not be compiled without the help of many others than the Editorial Board. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley, New Start on the American Direct Route, South Face
Mount McKinley, New Start on the American Direct Route, South Face. A Japanese expedition led by Kichitaka Kimura and composed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Soviet Climbers on Mount McKinley
Soviet Climbers on Mount McKinley. On May 15 Reilly Moss and I arrived in Anchorage with Soviet mountaineers of the American ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley, New Route Variant on the Southwest Flank
Mount McKinley, New Route Variant on the Southwest Flank. Bernhard Ehmann and I climbed the prominent snow and ice rib ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley, New Routes on the Southwest
Mount McKinley, New Routes on the Southwest. In addition to the route described above by Patrick Morrow, our CLOD expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Foraker, Second Ascent of the West Ridge
Foraker, Second Ascent of West Ridge. On June 24 Spencer Fulweiler, Bob Garmirian, Chris Niles, Mark Siks, Bruce Underwood and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Foraker, Southeast Ridge
Foraker, Southeast Ridge. Günther Fluhrer, Herbert Karasek, Dr. Fritz Weidman and I climbed Foraker’s southeast ridge alpine-style, following ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, P12,380
P 12,380. This peak lies between Hunter and McKinley. On May 11, after two previous attempts and a barrage of rotten weather, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Silverthrone Attempt
Silverthrone Attempt. With eight days of food and minimal gear Bruce Hickok and I left Wonder Lake for Silverthrone. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hunter, Southeast Spur of South Face
Mount Hunter, Southeast Spur of South Face. Our expedition was composed of Lincoln Stoller, William Nicholson,* David M. Sweet and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Peaks in "Little Switzerland"
Peaks in “Little Switzerland.” As far as I know, Roger Robinson, Ken Cook and I are the only climbers to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Peaks Between the Kahiltna Glacier and Spink Lake
Peaks Between the Kahiltna Glacier and Spink Lake. From the Kahiltna Glacier, Roger Robinson and I traversed over to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, P8233, Ruth Gorge and Other Peaks
P 8233, Ruth Gorge and Other Peaks. Stacy Taniguchi, Grant Henke, Dick Wheaton and I had a successful two weeks on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Dickey, Barille and P 7580
Dickey, Barrille and P 7580. A five-man Japanese party led by Koji Naka climbed Barrille by its northwest face on May 5, 1976 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Central Alaska Range, Deborah, Hayes, Hess and Other Peaks
Deborah, Hayes, Hess and Other Peaks, Central Alaska Range. In April and May an Alaska Alpine Club sponsored group did ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Moffit, Southwest Ridge
Mount Moffit, Southwest Ridge. A pair of Japanese medical students sat on the Talkeetna airstrip for ten days before they ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Geist, North Face
Mount Geist, North Face. This 3000-foot face was climbed in August by Jim Jennings, Bill Kitson and Geoff Radford.
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Peaks in the Endicott Mountains
Peaks in the Endicott Mountains, Brooks Range. In late July I spent a few days at the headwaters of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Schwanda Peak and P 8130
Schwanda Peak and P 8130, Brooks Range. I led a trip up the Jago River and over a 7000-foot pass near ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Chigmit Mountains, The Tusk Attempt
The Tusk Attempt, Chigmit Mountains. In June Fred Beckey, Craig Martinson and I made an attempt on the Tusk, an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Chigmit Mountains
Chigmit Mountains. Flying by float-plane to Chakachamna Lake on August 10 gave Mark Moderow, Margit Breski, my wife Rowi and me ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Lindita Peak
Lindita Peak, Chugach Mountains. Jon Fisher and I organized this trip to the head of the Tazlina Glacier. The whole ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Marcus Baker
Marcus Baker. A three-man Japanese party led by Koichi Okuda flew to the Matanuska Glacier on July 29, 1976 and placed Base ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell Mountains, Castle Peak
Castle Peak, Wrangell Mountains. Castle Peak is very deserving of its name, for it is a giant monolith whose rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Sanford
Mount Sanford. Mount Sanford was attempted by two Japanese expeditions in 1976. A five-man-and-a-woman expedition climbed the north ridge. From Camp ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Sanford, Ski Ascent
Mount Sanford, Ski Ascent. A winter attempt on Mount Sanford (16,230 feet) by Mark Moderow, Dennis Cowacs, Bill Laxson and me ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Blackburn, Second Ascent of Southeast Ridge
Mount Blackburn, Second Ascent of Southeast Ridge. On Memorial Day weekend, Rob Blair, Jerry Hinkle, Roger Grette, my wife Barb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1978