American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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418 Records

Title Publication Year
Asia, Pakistan—Karakoram, Dobani
Dobani. Isao Ikeuchi and I climbed Dobani (20,158 feet), 15 miles southeast of Rakaposhi, on June 9. Each of us carried one big ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Raj, Buni Zom
Buni Zom. Joe Reinhard and I made an ascent of the main peak of Buni Zom (21,494 feet or 6551 meters) in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Raj, P 6206, Thui Group
P 6206, Thui Group. James Fotheringham and I climbed P 6206 (20,360 feet), which is situated between Thui I and Thui II. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Raj, Ghochhar Sar Tragedy
Ghochhar Sar Tragedy. Six members of a Japanese expedition were killed when buried by a huge avalanche on the Shachiokh ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Kush, Darban Zom Attempt and Accident, 1975
Darban Zom Attempt and Accident, 1978. Paddy Feely, Irish, Fred van Gemert, Dutch, Bob Milwood and I, English, in early August ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Kush, Tirich Mir, South Face, 1975
Tirich Mir, South Face, 1978. Not reported in last year’s A.A.J. was a Japanese expedition led by Kotsutoshi ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Kush, Peaks East of Tirich Mir, 1975
Peaks East of Tirich Mir, 1978. My wife and I, the only ones finally to make the trip, were beset with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, Pakistan—Hindu Kush, Bindu Gol Zom II
Bindu Gol Zorn II. A Japanese expedition from Kawashi City was led by Tadakiyo Sakahara and composed of H. Suzuki, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, Afghanistan, Kohe Shakhaur, Kohe Nadir Shah, M2 and M3, 1975
Kohe Shakhaur, Kohe Nadir Shah, M2 and M3, 1978. On July 31, 1978 our expedition from Brno placed Base Camp at 13,000 feet in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, China—Tibet, Shisha Pangma Reconnaissance
Shisha Pangma Reconnaissance. At the end of May Manfred Abelein, Fritz Zintl and I were in China and Tibet to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, China—Tibet, Mount Everest Reconnaissance from the North, 1975
Mount Everest Reconnaissance from the North, 1978. Fifteen Iranian and twenty Chinese climbers made a reconnaissance of the North Col route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, China—Tibet, Mount Everest, Reconnaissance from the North
Mount Everest, Reconnaissance from the North. In preparation for the joint Japanese-Chinese expedition to the northern side of Mount Everest, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, China—Tibet, Bodies on Mount Everest
Bodies on Mount Everest. The accident occurred on October 12. Three Chinese died. Among them was Wang Hong Bao, who had ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, USSR, Pik Kommunizma
Pik Kommunizma. In 1978, a seven-member team of Americans consisting of Dana Isherwood, leader, Gil Harder, Maynard Cohick, Richard Soaper, Sallie ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, USSR, Yugoslav Climbs in the Yazgulem Glacier Area, Pamir
Yugoslav Climbs in the Yazgulem Glacier Area, Pamir. Our group of 14 climbed in the central Pamir from the same camp ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
Asia, USSR, Polish, Soviet, and Czech Climbs, Pamir
Polish, Soviet and Czech Climbs, Pamir. Polish climbers, Janusz Maczka, Tadeusz Preyzner, Jerzy Zajac and Bogdan Strzelski, climbed a new 7250...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1980
High and Wild: A Mountaineer's World
High and Wild: A Mountaineer’s World, by Galen Rowell. San Francisco, California: Sierra Club Books, 1979. Price $29.95. “Whatever you can ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate; The Lonely Victory: Mount Everest '78
Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate, by Reinhold Messner. Translated by Audrey Salkeld. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. 254 pages. Many photographs ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
Fifty Classic Climbs of North America, by Steve Roper and Allen Steck. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1979. 324 pages, 189 photos. To ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Ils ont conquis l'Himalaya
Ils ont conquis l’Himalaya by Bernard Pierre. Paris: Pion, 1979. 243 pages, 61 photographs, half of them in color. Bernard Pierre knows ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Expedición Navarra al Himalaya
Expedición Navarra al Himalaya 79, by Gregorio Ariz (in Spanish). Pamplona, Spain: Grafinasa, 1979. 104 pages, 146 color photos, 10 drawings and maps. The ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Le Ande; Les Andes du Pérou, au coeur de la Cordillère Blanche
Le Ande by Mario Fantin. Milano: Club Alpino Italiano, 1979. 142 pages of Italian text, 69 black-and-white photographs, 53 maps. Les Andes du Pé...
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Book Reviews
1980
Mountaineering in the Tetons: The Pioneer Period 1898-1940
Mountaineering in the Tetons: The Pioneer Period 1898-1940, by Fritiof M. Fryxell—Edited by Phil D. Smith, Jackson: Teton Bookshop, 1978. 180 ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Life is Meeting
Life Is Meeting by John Hunt (Lord Hunt of Llanfair Waterdine). London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1978. 286 pages, 28 photographs and 11 maps. Price £ 6.95. ...
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Book Reviews
1980
The Mountaineers: Famous Climbers in Canada
The Mountaineers: Famous Climbers in Canada by Phil Dowling, Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 1979, 258 pages including index, 16 photographs, $13.95. This is a charmingly ...
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Book Reviews
1980
The Mountain Spirit
The Mountain Spirit, edited by Michael Charles Tobias and Harold Drasdo. The Overlook Press. $17.95. I was skeptical when asked to ...
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Book Reviews
1980
The Games Climbers Play
The Games Climbers Play, edited by Ken Wilson. London: Diadem Books Ltd., 1978. 688 pages, 35 black-and-white plates, 24 maps and cartoons. £ 8.50 (UK). The ...
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Book Reviews
1980
The Peak Experience
The Peak Experience, by Carroll Seghers II. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1979. Although The Peak Experience is informative in parts and easy ...
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Book Reviews
1980
The Southern Cordillera Real. Mountaineering and Skiing in Bolivia.
The Southern Cordillera Real. Mountaineering and Skiing in Bolivia, by R. Pecher and W. Schmiemann. Chur, Switzerland: Plata Publishing Co., 1977. 16 ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Mountain Sickness
Mountain Sickness by Peter H. Hackett, M.D. New York: American Alpine Club, Inc., 1980. 29 pages. The opening paragraph begins “The ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Land of Mountains, Hiking and Climbing in New Zealand
Land of Mountains, Hiking and Climbing in New Zealand, by Peter Radcliffe. Seattle: The Mountaineers. Serene and pastoral on one ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Climber's Guide to Devil's Lake
Climbers’ Guide to Devil’s Lake, by William Widule and Sven Olof Swartling. University of Wisconsin Press: Madison, Wise. 1979. Sponsored ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Rock Climbing
Rock Climbing, by Peter Livesey. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1979. 116 pages. After several readings by non-climbers, it was determined that Rock Climbing ...
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Book Reviews
1980
The Ice Experience
The Ice Experience, by Jeff Lowe. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1979. 211 pages, with photographs. $6.95. After writing much of Yvon Chouinard’s ice ...
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Book Reviews
1980
Harold William Tilman, 1898-1975
HAROLD WILLIAM TILMAN 1898-1978 More than most men, Bill Tilman led several carefully compartmented lives and few were fortunate enough ...
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In Memoriam
1980
Philip Dodd Smith, 1905-1976
PHILIP DODD SMITH 1905-1979 On November 7, 1979, one of the great pioneers of Teton climbing, Philip Dodd Smith of Twentynine Palms, ...
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In Memoriam
1980
Orrin Hanning Bonney, 1903-1976
ORRIN HANNING BONNEY 1903-1979 The American Alpine Club and the mountaineering fraternity of the American Rockies lost a staunch supporter ...
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In Memoriam
1980
Margaret Young, 1932–1979
MARGARET YOUNG 1932–1979 Margaret Young, an AAC member since 1973, died of cancer on June 17, 1979, after a 27-year mountaineering career including climbs ...
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In Memoriam
1980
Gilbert V. Harder, 1945-1976
GILBERT V. HARDER 1945-1979 On September 19, 1979, after several days of storm, an avalanche swept away Camp IV of the American ...
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In Memoriam
1980
Turlough O'Brien, 1954-1976
TURLOUGH O’BRIEN 1954-1979 Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit ...
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In Memoriam
1980
Ray Genet, 1931-1976
RAY GENET 1931-1979 “What is the source of this man’s energy? He runs everywhere, even at 20,000 feet while I ...
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In Memoriam
1980
William Robertson Latady, 1918-1976
WILLIAM ROBERTSON LATADY 1918-1979 Bill Latady’s death at his home in Hingham, Mass. in October was a shock to ...
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In Memoriam
1980
Maynard Cohick, 1938-1976
MAYNARD COHICK 1938-1979 Maynard Cohick lost his life September 19, 1979 on Annapurna I in an avalanche that claimed the lives of ...
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In Memoriam
1980
Philip C. Bettler, 1917-1976
PHILIP C. BETTLER 1917-1979 Philip Bettler, a longtime member of the American Alpine Club, died of cancer on June 29, 1979. Phil ...
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In Memoriam
1980
A.A.C., Cascade Section
A.A.C., Cascade Section. The Cascade Section had an active year in 1979. Our Activities Committee organized a slide show ...
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Club Activities
1980
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. The slide lecture program for members and guests of the Club continued to be ...
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Club Activities
1980
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. In addition to the usual dinner meetings, the Section’s activities were concentrated in four ...
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Club Activities
1980
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Siena Nevada Section. The year 1979 was an active one for our section’s 196 members. Sixteen section-sponsored events ...
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Club Activities
1980
A.A.C., Southern California Section
A.A.C., Southern California Section. The Section held two official meetings during the year. Our main program has been ...
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Club Activities
1980
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club. The Colorado Mountain Club is an organization of 12 Groups, located throughout Colorado, with a membership exceeding 6,000. Over 2,000 ...
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Club Activities
1980