American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Title Publication Year
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 ...
AAJ
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...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club membership has grown to 1200. Once again the year was an unusually active one. Many of our ...
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Club Activities
1980
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. The last four years have been active ones for the Harvard Mountaineering club, both in local climbing ...
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Club Activities
1980
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee took a very positive stand on educating and upgrading its climbing leaders and members this ...
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Club Activities
1980
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers have grown to over 10,000 members in 1979, with the attendant problems of meeting the needs and desires ...
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Club Activities
1980
The Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. As in previous years, club activities in 1979 were centered in the Chugach, Talkeetna, and Kenai Ranges. ...
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Club Activities
1980
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Thirty-Third Annual Report of the Safety Committees of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada
This is the thirty-third issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the fourth that has been edited and published ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1980
Pulmonary Edema, Yukon Territory, St. Elias Mountains, Mt. Logan, East Ridge
PULMONARY EDEMA Yukon Territory, St. Elias Mountains, Mt. Logan, East Ridge David Isles, David Wood, Rob Banfield, and Barry Hagen ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Cornice Collapse, Yukon Territory, St. Elias Range, Mt. Logan
CORNICE COLLAPSE Yukon Territory, St. Elias Range, Mt. Logan Matthew Maytag, Dale Sturtz, Robert Donahoe, John Woodland, Andrew Campbell, and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Falling Rock, Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, South-Southwest Buttress
FALLING ROCK Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, South-southwest Buttress John Lauchlan, Jim Elzinga, and five others were climbing the South-southwest Buttress ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Cory
FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Cory R. Taino (21) and J. Herrero (19) were descending Mt. Cory by an easy ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Athabasca, North Face
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Athabasca, North Face Peter Haase (18) and John Leedale (22) were climbing the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Piton/Nut Failure, Albert, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Louis
FALL ON ROCK, PITON/NUT FAILURE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Louis Claude Puguay and Daniel Parent, both experienced rock climbers, ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Ice, Placed No Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake, 3-1/2 Couloir
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake, 3-3½ Couloir Ronald and David Schuela, brothers in their ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Rappel Failure, Piton Failure, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lyell Group
RAPPEL FAILURE, PITON FAILURE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lyell Group Stuart Price and three companions were returning to camp on 2 August 1979 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Wet Snow Slide, Fall on Ice, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake, 3-1/2 Couloir
WET SNOW SLIDE, FALL ON ICE, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake, 3-3½ Couloir Two Yugoslavian mountaineers started down the 3...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Edith Cavell
FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Edith Cavell E. Grassman (36) and G. Pilkington registered to climb the north face ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Temple
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Temple Bill Walker set out to scramble up the easy route ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Avalanche, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains
AVALANCHE British Columbia, Purcell Mountains A group of ten skiers led by Rudi Gertsch had been taken by helicopter to ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Loss of Control – Voluntary Glissade, No Hard Hat, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, NO HARD HAT British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine Mike Pelletier (20), an experienced mountaineer, and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, British Columbia, Garibaldi Park, Diamond Head
FALL ON ROCK British Columbia, Garibaldi Park, Diamond Head Charlotte Ackerely (32) and three companions were climbing an easy but loose ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980