American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Nepal, Baruntse, East Ridge
Baruntse, East Ridge. Baruntse had been climbed by the Hillary expedition in 1954 by its south ridge. It was unsuccessfully attempted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Baruntse, Tragedy
Baruntse Tragedy. Three Frenchmen attempted or climbed Baruntse by the north ridge from the west. One of the three left ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Asia, Nepal, Sherpa Climbing Courses
Sherpa Climbing Courses. 37 Sherpas received certificates upon completion of mountaineering safety and rescue courses taught by two Sherpas and the ...
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Notes
1981
Asia, Nepal, Baruntse, North Ridge from the West
Baruntse, North Ridge from the West. Baruntse (7220 meters, 23,688 feet) is strikingly situated between the Lhotse-Everest and Makalu massifs. The Eastern ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Baruntse
Baruntse. A Japanese expedition from Utsunomiya University led by Tetsuyo Saito successfully climbed the south ridge of Baruntse, the first-ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Baruntse Winter Ascent
Baruntse Winter Ascent. As we go to press, we receive news of the first winter ascent of Baruntse by a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, North Ridge
Ama Dablam, North Ridge. Paddy Freaney, Peter McInally, Graham Elder, Rob Hall, Bob Murie and I walked to our 17,000-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, North Face
Ama Dablam, North Face. A Japanese expedition led by Kasuji Kato climbed a new route on Ama Dablam, the north ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Everest, Basque Expedition
Everest, Basque Expedition. Our expedition was composed of Juan Ignacio Lorente, leader, Juan Ramón Arrue, Xabier Erro, Xavier Garayoa, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest
Mount Everest. A huge post-monsoon Nepalese-Italian expedition led by Francesco Santon did not reach the summit of Mount Everest. There ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest, Winter Attempt, 1981
Mount Everest, Winter Attempt, 1981. Six Japanese climbers and five scientists and reporters, led by Naomi Uemura, failed to make the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Attempt
Lhotse Attempt. Our expedition of 14 Spaniards and 14 Sherpas began reconnaissance of the Khumbu Icefall on March 22. We were there at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Lhotse Tragedy
Lhotse Tragedy. Nicolas Jaeger, the French climber who had such a remarkable record, particularly of solo ascents, disappeared on Lhotse ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse, Solo Attempt
Lhotse, Solo Attempt. In the second week of October Reinhold Messner climbed through the Khumbu Icefall and the Western Cwm ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Pumori Attempt
Pumori Attempt. Five Italians led by Toni Klingendrath hoped to climb Pumori alpine-style. They first tried the southeast face direct ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Pumori
Pumori. A Japanese expedition led by Yasuo Iwazoe successfully climbed the normal, south ridge of Pumori. From Camp III, after ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Thamserku, North Face
Thamserku, North Face. In 1979 Japanese failed to climb the north face of Thamserku (6608 meters, 21,680 feet) when one member fell ill. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Gaurishankar Attempt
Gaurishankar Attempt. An expedition led by Michio Yuasa in the pre-monsoon season was composed of 14 Japanese and three Nepalese. They ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Tseringma Peak, Gaurishankar Group
Tseringma Peak, Gaurishankar Group. Our aim was to climb Gaurishankar via a five-kilometer traverse on the southeast ridge, climbing initially ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Cho Oyu, 1976
Cho Oyu, 1979. Mischa Saleki from Iran illegally soloed Cho Oyu. After crossing the border into Tibet over the Nangpa La (18,750 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Numbur Attempt
Numbur Attempt. A Japanese expedition, led by Senkichi Kitaoka, attempted in the pre-monsoon season to climb the northwest ridge of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Langtang Lirung Attempt
Langtang Lirung Attempt. Our expedition consisted of Mike Stead, Nick Groves, John Marjot, Dr. Neil Harding-Roberts, Rod Mackenzie and me, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Langtang Lirung, South Ridge
Langtang Lirung, South Ridge. All six members of a Japanese expedition led by Iwao Otsuka on October 28 climbed to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal III Attempt
Ganesh Himal III Attempt. A joint expedition of five Japanese and three Sherpas led by Yoichiro Arai attempted to climb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh III Attempt
Ganesh III Attempt. A joint Nepalese-Japanese expedition with twelve members was led by Shoji Imai. Originally they had permission for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh II Attempt
Ganesh II Attempt. A joint expedition of four Swiss and two Nepalese was led by Peter Molinari. They attempted the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh IV (Pabil)
Ganesh IV (Pabil). A French expedition led by Michel Feuillarade originally had nine members, including a photographer, but four climbers ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh IV Winter Attempt, 1981
Ganesh IV Winter Attempt, 1981. Our United States-Nepalese party included Mingma Tensing, also sirdar, Yogendra Thapa and Kamal Bandari, also liaison ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal V
Ganesh Himal V. The joint Japanese-Nepalese expedition, of which I was leader, made the first ascent of Ganesh Himal V. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu
Manaslu. The fourth Korean expedition to Manaslu finally successfully climbed the mountain, ascending the northeast face. We started the approach ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu, South Ridge Attempt
Manaslu, South Ridge Attempt. A nine-man expedition from Wroclaw, Poland, led by Janusz Ferenski, attempted Makalu by its south ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu Attempt
Manaslu Attempt. Unfortunately we were unable to climb Manaslu by the normal northeast-face route. We had originally hoped to make ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu Attempt by Czech Women
Manaslu Attempt by Czech Women. This expedition of eight women and four men was led by Dr. Margita Šterbova. They ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Lamjung Himal, North Ridge
Lamjung Himal, North Ridge. Our expedition was composed of Kozo Kashiwagi, Kenjiro Oka, Kikuo Kazusa, Yoshinori Ueno, Hisashi Sugihara, Satoshi ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna I
Annapurna I. Our expedition was composed of Gustav Harder, leader, Dr. Werner Müller-Esterl, Wolfgang Brög, Erika Heimrath, Klaus ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Annapurna Middle Peak Ascent and Tragedy
Annapurna Middle Peak Ascent and Tragedy. Expedition leader Ludwig Greissl, Udo Böning and Heinz Oberrauch on October 3 took ten ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Annapurna II Tragedy
Annapurna II Tragedy. A six-man Japanese expedition was attempting to climb the north face of Annapurna II. While descending on ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Attempt
Annapurna II Attempt. A Polish expedition led by Jerzy Michalski unsuccessfully attempted a new route, the west ridge from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Annapurna III Tragedy
Annapurna III Tragedy. Our Australian team was Colin Monteath, climbing leader, Jack Higgs, Steve Colman, Nick Reeves, Adrian Blake, John ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna III
Annapurna III. Our expedition was composed of Jean-Pierre Rieben, Bernard Polli, Patrik Gaillard, Bruno Vocat, Dr. Claude Pfefferlé, Jean-Claude Gay-Crosier ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna IV Attempt, 1976
Annapurna IV Attempt, 1979. We were Jaume Serrat, Kim Prunes and I, Catalans, Felipe Uriarte and Martín Zabaleta, Basques, Carlos ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Iv Attempt, 1976
Annapurna IV. We climbed the standard northwest ridge of Annapurna IV (7525 meters, 24,688 feet), using some 3000 feet of fixed rope. Our ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Churen Himal Attempt
Churen Himal Attempt. A 14-man Italian expedition led by Oliviero Frachey attempted to climb Churen Himal by the southeast ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Fang
Fang. The Fang (7647 meters, 25,090 feet) is a sharp rock-and-ice tooth crowning three jagged ridges and sérac-covered faces, southwest of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Nilgiri North Attempt
Nilgiri North Attempt. Three South Koreans led by Oh In Hawan attempted to climb Nilgiri North by its south face. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Tilicho Attempt
Tilicho Attempt. A joint German-Swiss expedition attempted Tilicho in the pre-monsoon season via the north ridge from the east. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Tilicho, Third Ascent
Tilicho, Third Ascent. On October 10 our eight members left Dumre with six Sherpas and 40 porters and reached Base Camp at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Kang Guru Attempt
Kang Guru Attempt. A 10-man Japanese expedition was led by Shozo Kikuchi. They established Base Camp, Camp I and Camp ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri, Pear Route Attempt, 1976
Dhaulagiri, Pear Route Attempt, 1979. (Further and more accurate details of the Polish Gdynia-Gdansk expedition.) Expedition equipment was lost in a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri
Dhaulagiri. Dhaulagiri was climbed in 1960 for the first time by a Swiss expedition, led by Max Eiselin, by the northeast ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981