American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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K2: The End of a 40-Year American Quest
K2: The End of a 40-Year American Quest LOUIS F. Reichardt To our predecessors on K2, upon whose shoulders we ...
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Feature Article
1979
British K2 Expedition
British K2 Expedition Christian Bonington WHEN we set out from Britain, we were very aware of just how much we ...
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Feature Article
1979
Latok 1
BESIDES the 8000-meter giants, the Karakoram contains countless attractive smaller peaks. Though much lower, they often make up in difficulty ...
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Feature Article
1979
Bandaka and Changabang
Bandaka and Changabang John Porter CHANCE IS AN ACTIVE partner in our lives. It was by chance that I was ...
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Feature Article
1979
Five Treasuries of Great Snow
Five Treasuries of Great Snow MAREK BRNIAK, Poland* THE three-mile-long ridge of Kanchenjunga—third highest of the Himalayan giants—at ...
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Feature Article
1979
American Women's Himalayan Expedition, Annapurna 1
CLIMBING ANNAPURNA sounds reasonable, but why all women?” people ask. “Few American women ever get a chance to climb that ...
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Feature Article
1979
Annapurna III Attempt
Annapurna III Attempt Edward H. Connor III WE FINALLY departed Pokhara on August 25. Our planned eight-day trek went well until ...
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Feature Article
1979
From Russia, With Luck
From Russia, With Luck Rick Sylvester IT WAS the best of trips and the worst of trips. Mountains were climbed, ...
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Feature Article
1979
The Timeless Face: The North Face of Mount Huntington
The Timeless Face: The North Face of Mount Huntington Jack Roberts, Buff Alpine Club In ALASKA THERE are many challenges. ...
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Feature Article
1979
Huntington's Southeast Spur
Huntington's Southeast Spur Angus M. Thuermer, Jr. WHEN KENT MENEGHIN, Glenn Randall, Joe Kaelin, and I planned a route on ...
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Feature Article
1979
Mount Hunter Traversed Solo
Mount Hunter Traversed Solo John Waterman MY VENDETTA WITH Mount Hunter started in the late 1960’s with Bradford Washburn’s ...
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Feature Article
1979
Mount Hunter's Southwest Ridge
Mount Hunter’s Southwest Ridge Shari Kearney The last few yards my screaming lungs could not keep up as I ...
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Feature Article
1979
Up and Around Mount McKinley
Up and Around Mount McKinley Galen A. Rowell Before Mount McKinley was first climbed in 1913, two expeditions made false claims ...
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Feature Article
1979
Mount Logan's West Ridge
Mount Logan's West Ridge Roger Hirt MY WILDEST IMAGININGS had not prepared me for the tremendous scale of Mount Logan. ...
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Feature Article
1979
Mount Robson's Emperor Face
Mount Robson’s Emperor Face James Logan THE real key to climbing the Emperor Face was making a firm decision ...
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Feature Article
1979
Mountaineering in Greenland
Mountaineering in Greenland Erik Hoff, Dansk Bjergklub (A supplement to articles on the same subject published in Journal, Swiss Foundation ...
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Feature Article
1979
Altitude Illness—Recent Advances in Knowledge
Altitude Illness— Recent Advances in Knowledge Charles S. Houston, M.D. LESS than thirty years ago the great Himalayan peaks ...
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Feature Article
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mountaineering in Mount McKinley National Park
This section is the result of cooperation on the part of many people in addition to the Editorial Board. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Foraker, Southwest Ridge and Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge
Mount Foraker, Southeast Ridge and Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge. On May 28 my brother Don Frederickson, Todd Bibler, Tom Ormond and ...
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1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hunter, 1977
Mount Hunter, 1977. A Japanese expedition led by Itaru Inui and composed of H. Kamuro, K. Tsutagawa, H. Kudo, M. Tanaka ...
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1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Huntington, French Route Attempt
Mount Huntington, French Route Attempt. Rom Lee, Craig Reinin- ger, Eric Simonson and I attempted the French route on Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Huntington, South Ridge Attempt
Mount Huntington, South Ridge Attempt. A Japanese group attempted to climb the south ridge of Mount Huntington from its base. ...
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1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Huntington, West Face
Mount Huntington, West Face. In April Denny Hogan, Vic Walsh, and I climbed an ice gully to the left of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Rooster Comb Attempt, Mount Dan Beard
Rooster Comb Attempt, Mount Dan Beard. Mark Houston, Rick Stockwell and I spent the month of April in the Ruth ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Rooster Comb, Southwest Face of South Peak
Rooster Comb, Southwest Face of South Peak. On July 13 and 14 Dave Holsworth and I climbed the southwest face of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Silverthrone and Mather
Silverthrone and Mather. On August 11 Vern Tejas, John Dargis, Wally Orr, Terry Pearce, my wife Roni and I climbed Silverthrone ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, P 10,400, Southwest of Mount McKinley
P 10,400, Southwest of Mount McKinley. On November 3 Rick Morris, John Peltner, A1 Johnson and I flew in to P 10,400 to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hayes, Southwest Face of the South Summit
Mount Hayes, Southwest Face of the South Summit. On April 4 Cliff Moore and I climbed the route done in 1976. (See ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, North Triple Peak, Northwest Face, Kichatna Mountains
North Triple Peak, Northwest Face, Kichatna Mountains. On May 2 Peter Sennauser and I climbed North Triple Peak by an elegant ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains
Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains. We were four in the Kichatnas as usual, but while this was my third trip, it ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Citadel, Northwest Buttress, Riesenstein, West Face and Kichatna Spire Attempt, Cathederal Spires, Kichatna Mountains
Citadel, Northwest Buttress, Riesenstein, West Face and Kichatna Spire Attempt, Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains. After landing on the Cool Sac ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, P 8000 ("Grendel")
P 8000 (“Grendel”). I returned to the Cathedral Spires with Chris and Arthur Manix, hoping to make the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Steeple Spire, Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains
Steeple Spire, Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains. In June Mike Graber, Alan Long, Al Bartlett, and I returned to the Kichatnas ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Three First Ascents, Cathedral Spires, Kichaatna Mountains
Three First Ascents, Cathedral Spires Kichatna Mountains. Scott Flavelle, John Arts and I, all from Vancouver, B.C., spent from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Redoubt, South Ridge, Winter Ascent
Mount Redoubt, South Ridge, Winter Ascent. Kevin Duffy and I did a winter ascent of the south ridge of Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Spurr
Mount Spurr. The icefall which skirts the east of Crater Peak provided a new route to Mount Spurr’s summit. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Denison, Katmai National Monument
Mount Denison, Katmai National Monument. A professor and six students or graduates of Denison University in Ohio made the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Blackburn, 1977
Mount Blackburn, 1977. Two Japanese expeditions in 1977 climbed Mount Blackburn (16,390 feet) from 7200 feet on the Nebesna Glacier via the northwest ridge. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Blackburn-Regal Mountain Ski Traverse
Mount Blackburn-Regal Mountain Ski Traverse. During April of 1977, our Alaskan party explored the area between Mount Blackburn and Regal Mountain ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Blackburn
Mount Blackburn. On August 12, after four days of climbing from Base Camp at 6900 feet, John McDonald, Dick Sletten and I ...
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1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Bona, 1977
Mount Bona, 1977. The first of the two Japanese expeditions to climb Bona in 1977 was led by Noburo Fujimoto. (See also ...
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1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Ocypete, Twaharpies Group, 1977
Ocypete, Twaharpies Group, 1977. A seven-man Japanese party climbed Ocypete (13,550 feet) from Base Camp on the Russell Glacier at 8200 feet with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, P 5500 ("Hendricks Peak"), Brooks Range
P 5500 (“Hendricks Peak”), Brooks Range. On August 14 I made the first ascent of P 5500 at 68° 49´ 15? N. and 145° 46´ 45? W. I traversed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Wichmann Tower, Arrigetch
Wichmann Tower, Arrigetch. After our airdrop at the head of Arrigetch Creek, it was a day’s hike in from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Haydon Peak and Attempt on St. Elias
Haydon Peak and Attempt on St. Elias. Dan Dobbins, Bob Carlson, Paul Richens, Steve Barker and I as leader gave ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount St. Elias, Northwest Buttress
Mount St. Elias, Northwest Buttress. A Japanese expedition was led by Takeshi Okada and composed of Hiraoki Matsui, Yukuo Uozumi, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount St. Elias, South Ridge
Mount St. Elias, South Ridge. Our group, Dick Irvin, leader, Bill Isherwood, Barry Nash, Carl Smith and I, repeated the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Correction
Correction: On page 543 of A.A.J., 1978 it was incorrectly stated that “Mount Vancouver was first climbed in 1938 by Noel ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Fairweather Range
Fairweather Range. On July 5, 1977 Allen Beattie, Duke Greshook, Greg Wagner and I were flown to the lake at the foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979
North America, United States, Alaska, Fairweather Starvation Expedition
Fairweather Starvation Expedition. Six climbers from the State of Washington, John H. Olson*, Jerome Eberharter, Steve Doty, Gregg Foster, Reese ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1979