American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Rescue on Denali
THE EARLY-JUNE clouds finally part after two weeks of drizzly, miserable weather in the Ruth Gorge. Like clockwork Doug Geeting ...
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Feature Article
1981
Mount McKinley, Milan Kriššak Memorial Route
Mount McKinley Milan Kriššak Memorial Route Philip Johnson THE CHANCE FOR an Englishman to climb with a Czechoslovak mountaineering ...
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Feature Article
1981
Huntington's East Face
Huntington's East Face Roger Mear, Alpine Climbing Group ON MAY 3 Steve Bell and I waved goodbye to Hudson and his ...
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Feature Article
1981
Winter Madness and Joy—Mount Hunter in Winter
Winter Madness and Joy— Mount Hunter in Winter Gary Bocarde WINTER ASCENTS of high mountains in Alaska can be a ...
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Feature Article
1981
Hunter's Southeast Spur—Alpine Style
Hunter's Southeast Spur- Alpine Style Peter Athans* THERE HERE IS LITTLE left to do. Glenn Randall* relaxes back onto the ...
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Feature Article
1981
Mount Fairweather, The First Ten Ascents
Mount Fairweather, The First Ten Ascents Bradford Washburn MOUNT FAIRWEATHER is one of Alaska’s most beautiful peaks. Rising to ...
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Feature Article
1981
Four Against Makalu
Four Against Makalu John Roskelley THE SOUTH FACE of Makalu pierced a late afternoon azure sky as we dog-legged past ...
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Feature Article
1981
Dhaulagiri's East Face, Nick Estcourt Memorial Expedition
Dhaulagiri’s East Face Nick Estcourt Memorial Expedition Alex MacIntyre, British Mountaineering Council In THE FIRST WEEK of November of 1979 ...
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Feature Article
1981
Two Polish Ascents of Everest
Two Polish Ascents of Everest Marek Brniak and Józef Nyka The Winter Ascent. Polish climbers were the first to ...
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Feature Article
1981
Brigupanth
Brigupanth Susan Coons, Harvard Mountaineering Club I REMEMBER SPRING in another country, the snow just gone from the dry meadows. ...
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Feature Article
1981
Skiing Karakorum High Route
Skiing the Karakoram High Route Galen A. Rowell MY EXPEDITION DREAMS have almost always failed, not in the field on ...
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Feature Article
1981
American Skiers in China's Wild West
American Skiers in China’s Wild West Ned Gillette DICK DORWORTH AMBLES slowly through the ancient streets. He is unescorted ...
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Feature Article
1981
Snow Mountains of Irian Jaya
Snow Mountains of Irian Jaya Geoffrey C. Tabin THERE ARE FEW mountain ranges less known or more interesting than the ...
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Feature Article
1981
Long, Difficult Free Climbing
Long, Difficult Free Climbing Max Jones IN RECENT YEARS the free-climbing level in the United States has risen dramatically, and, ...
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Feature Article
1981
Earthquake on El Cap
Earthquake on EI Cap Brock Wagstaff cLIMBERS, MORE than most people, seem to be aware of just how precarious their ...
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Feature Article
1981
Mount St. Helens Eruption
Mount St. Helens Eruption Maynard M. Miller SUNDAY, May 18, 1980 … a magnificently clear, bright morning. Three rope teams of four persons ...
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Feature Article
1981
The Atmosphere of Discovery
The Atmosphere of Discovery Ed Webster FIRST IMPRESSIONS linger in the mind … the river rampages through the bottom of the ...
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Feature Article
1981
Bear Mountain's Forgotten Face
Bear Mountain’s Forgotten Face Alan J. Kearney FIVE MILES south of the Canadian border in the North Cascade Mountains ...
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Feature Article
1981
Clemenceau's Northeast Arête
Clemenceau’s Northeast Arête Gray Thompson MOUNT CLEMENCEAU is the fourth highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Like Mount ...
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Feature Article
1981
West Ridge of Nevado Santa Cruz
West Ridge of Nevado Santa Cruz Matthew Wells HERNANDO PIZARRO FIRST entered the Callejón de Huaylas in January of 1533. ...
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Feature Article
1981
Seven Days on Huascarán's East Face
Seven Days on Huascarán’s East Face Franz Six, Österreichischer Alpenverein UNDER THE MOST difficult conditions we two Austrian ...
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Feature Article
1981
Avalanche Fatalities in Himalayan Mountaineering
Avalanche Fatalities in Himalayan Mountaineering David M. McClung Introduction. Avalanches are probably the greatest single cause of fatalities in Himalayan ...
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Feature Article
1981
Scientific Notes, Slushflow Avalanches of the Atigun Pass Region, Central Brooks Range, Alaska
Slushflow Avalanches of the Atigun Pass Region, Central Brooks Range, Alaska Christopher R. Smith*, Department of Geography, Indiana University SLUSHFLOW ...
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Notes
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park and Preserve, Mountaineering Summary
Denali National Park and Preserve, Mountaineering Summary. For much of the past summer, as climbers approached the summit area of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Wickersham Wall Attempt
Mount McKinley, Wickersham Wall Attempt. John Smolich, Craig Van Hoy and Andy Politz attempted the Canadian route on the Wickersham ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Foraker and McKinley, West Buttress Variant
Foraker and McKinley, West Buttress Variant. Granger Banks, Neal Beidleman, Ken Graff, Richard Soaper and I flew to the Kahiltna ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Foraker, Dan Beard, The Roster Comb
Foraker, Dan Beard, The Rooster Comb. There were four successful expeditions on Mount Foraker, including the first guided ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hunter, North Ridge, 1977
Mount Hunter, North Ridge, 1977. In the account of the climb of the north ridge in A.A.J., 1980 on page 523, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hunter, North Buttress Attempt
Mount Hunter, North Buttress Attempt. Dan and Patrick McNerth- ney, Rob Newsom and I* arrived in Talkeetna on May 2 and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hunter, Route on and beside the North Buttress
Mount Hunter, Route on and beside the North Buttress. Billy Ireland from North Ireland and Ulf Björnberg of Sweden ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, West Kahiltna Peak, North Face, and Traverse to East Kahiltna Peak
West Kahiltna Peak, North Face, and Traverse to East Kahiltna Peak. On June 13 Bertl Breyer and I made the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Huntington, East Ridge, Rooster Comb, P 11,300, Dickey, Moose's Tooth
Huntington, East Ridge, Rooster Comb, P 11,300, Dickey, Moose’s Tooth. Our team of ten from the Portland, Oregon area began ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Moose's Tooth and Barrille
Moose’s Tooth and Barrille. After flying in on June 1, Sallie Herr, Sharon Druck, William Hillegas, Peter Carter and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Moose's Tooth, West Summit
Moose’s Tooth, West Summit. On May 26 Roger Maier, Paul Kauf and I climbed to the west summit of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, P 7500 ("Hound's Tooth")
P 7500 (“Hound’s Tooth”). On June 15 Dan Cauthorn and I in three hours climbed P 7500 via its west snow slope ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Peaks on the East Side of the Ruth Gorge
Peaks on the East Side of the Ruth Gorge. Dave Johnston, Dave Grimes and I did what is probably the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Silverthrone
Silverthrone. After we were landed by Doug Geeting in the spectacular Ruth Amphitheater, we skied eight miles to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Silverthrone
Silverthrone. Rod Newcomb, Dean Moore, Jake Elkins and I skied up to the summit ridge of Silverthrone via the south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, P6910 and the "Throne," "Little Switzerland," within the Big Bend of the Kahiltna
P 6910 and the “Throne,” “Little Switzerland,” within the Big Bend of the Kahiltna. Ron Baird, Ned Lewis and I put ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, P 7200 and Other Peaks, Little Switzerland
P 7200 and Other Peaks, Little Switzerland. Dan Hansen, Nick Giustina, Chris Haunold, Jane Ramp, Kent Benesch, Jim Anglin and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, “Gnomen Spire,” Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains
“Gnomen Spire,” Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains. In mid May Kjell Swedin and I flew to the Cool Sack Glacier, hoping ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains
Cathedral Spires, Kichatna Mountains. The lure of untouched walls amidst classic alpine peaks once again supplanted senses of propriety and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Redoubt, 1976
Mount Redoubt, 1979. Dave Haring, Don Spurlock and I climbed Mount Redoubt (10,197 feet) from July 3 to 8, 1979 via the northwest ridge and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, P 10,910, Second Ascent by a New Route, Hayes Group, Alaska Range
P 10,910, Second Ascent by a New Route, Hayes Group, Alaska Range. On April 24 Carl Tobin and I flew into the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, McGinnis Peak, Southeast Ridge
McGinnis Peak, Southeast Ridge. The southeast ridge of McGinnis Peak has acquired a local fame from the very loose rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Chimney Tower, P 5480 and Doonerak, Endicott Mountains, Central Brooks Range
Chimney Tower, P 5480 and Doonerak, Endicott Mountains, Central Brooks Range. In August bad weather prevented us from flying from Betties ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Michelson and Tugak Peak, Brooks Range
Mount Michelson and Tugak Peak, Brooks Range. On June 6 Alaskan Robin Wilson and I took off from the Eskimo village ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Peaks near Mount Chamberlin, Philip Smith-Romanzof Area, Brooks Range
Peaks near Mount Chamberlin, Philip Smith-Rom.anz.of Area, Brooks Range. I established Base Camp on the upper Hulahula River ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Arrigetch Peaks, Western Brooks Range
Arrigetch Peaks, Western Brooks Range. On July 9 Dave Dahl, Jock Richardson, Bill Zaumen and I flew from Betties to Takahula ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Sanford, Southwest Rib
Mount Sanford, Southwest Rib. Jeff Woods and Wes Krause made the first ascent of the southwest rib of Mount Sanford (4949 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981