American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Results

453 Records

Title Publication Year
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum Attempt
Masherbrum Attempt. Christine de Colombel and I took as our objective the beautiful west ridge of Masherbrum (7821 meters, 25,660 feet), hoping ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Mango Gusor
Mango Gusor. A Japanese expedition led by Tateshi Sudo is said to have climbed Mango Gusor (6288 meters, 20,630 feet). Details are ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Hidden Peak South, Southwest Ridge, and Hidden Peak, Southwest Face
Hidden Peak South, Southwest Ridge, and Hidden Peak, Southwest Face. Ours was an ultra-lightweight expedition of only two members, Georges ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II
Gasherbrum II. A seven-man-and-a-woman Japanese expedition led by Hideo Sato climbed Gasherbrum II (8035 meters, 26,360 feet). They established Base Camp at 16,650 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II
Gasherbrum II. After leaving Bongla on July 1 with 60 Balti porters, we finally set up Base Camp at 16,900 feet on the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum IV Attempt
Gasherbrum IV Attempt. Todd Bibler, Don Frederickson, Matt Kerns, Craig McKibben, Jim Nelson, Dr. Charles Scherz and I as leader ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Kangri on Skis
Baltoro Kangri on Skis. Baltoro Kangri, formerly called the Golden Throne, has five distinct summits, the highest of which is 23,880 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Mount Ghent, Second Ascent
Mount Ghent, Second Ascent. From May 15 to July 5 Dr. Peter Brill, Georg Mezger, Dr. Rolf Schöpl-Sedlaczek, Bernd Schreckenbach and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Apsarasas
Apsarasas. The highest point of Apsarasas (7131 meters, 23,396 feet) * was gained on September 18 by two groups of an Indian Army team ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Latok IV
Latok IV. The Sangaku Doshikai Expedition was composed of Koji Okano, Hisashi Handa, Tsutomu Tagusari, Dr. Masaki Noda and me ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Uzun Brakk
Uzun Brakk. A Scottish expedition led by Alexander Dickson made the very difficult ascent of Uzun Brakk (6422 meters, 21,069 feet) by ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Disteghil Sar East and Yazghil Dome South
Disteghil Sar East and Yazghil Dome South. A Polish expedition climbed in the Hispar Muztagh. They were Ryszard Kowalewski, leader, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Kunyang Chhish Attempt
Kunyang Chhish Attempt. During July and August Phil Bartlett, Dave Wilkinson and I made the first attempt on the north ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Yutmaru Sar
Yutmaru Sar. This peak lies west of Kanjut Sar north of the Hispar Glacier. Our party consisted of Yu Watanabe, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Momhil Sar Attempt
Momhil Sar Attempt. The members of our expedition were José Espona, Raúl Ferrara, Guillermo Fernández and I. We ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Lupghar Sar
Lupghar Sar. A Japanese expedition led by Kazuo Ito made the third ascent of this 23,610-foot (7196-meter) peak, climbing the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Batura Attempt
Batura Attempt. Noburu Takenaka and Hirooh Komamiya tried to climb the south ridge of Batura (7785 meters, 25,540 feet) from the Muchichur ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir, East Peak, Southeast Ridge Attempt
Tirich Mir, East Peak, Southeast Ridge Attempt. Our expedition was composed of Murray Foubister, leader, Doug Herchmer, Hamish Mutch, Ian ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, P 5900, "Tekone Peak," Tirich Mir Massif
P 5900, “Tekone Peak,” Tirich Mir Massif. Our expedition consisted of Mike Browning, Dana Coffield, Bruce and John Gordon, Ed Ramey ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Rupal Face, Alpine-Style Attempt
Nanga Parbat, Rupal Face, Alpine-Style Attempt. Our European expedition was composed of Patrick Bérault, Michel Lassagne, Laurent Chevalier, André ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Rupal Face Attempt
Nanga Parbat, Rupal Face Attempt. On May 30 Alan and Adrian Burgess, Graham Drinkwater, Jon Jones, Randy Morse and I established ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Rupal Face Attempt
Nanga Parbat, Rupal Face Attempt. Because of sickness and frostbite suffered on the south face of Aconcagua, five of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Mount Everest (Qomolungma), Northeast Ridge and North Face
Mount Everest (Qomolungma), Northeast Ridge and North Face. The Japanese Alpine Club’s Qomolungma Expedition was composed of 39 members, including 13 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Mount Everest, Solo, by the Great Couloir
Mount Everest, Solo, by the Great Couloir. From the Tibetan side on August 20 at three P.M. Reinhold Messner became ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Qomolungma (Everest) Reconnaissance
Qomolungma (Everest) Reconnaissance. Our objective during April was to take stock of the technical and material problems we would have ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Mount Everest, East (Kangchung) Face Reconnaissance
Mount Everest, East (Kangchung) Face Reconnaissance. In late October I flew from Chengdu to Lhasa to reconnoiter the approaches and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Shisha Pangma, Second Ascent
Shisha Pangma, Second Ascent. An expedition of the German Alpine Club’s Mountain and Ski School was led by Dr. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Shisha Pangma, Second Ascent
Shisha Pangma. The Naturfreunde Expedition consisted of Hans Mautner, leader, Dr. Paul Alf, Thaddäus Dowbenka, Roman Findl, Egon Obojes, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Gongg Shan (Minya Konka) from the South
Gongga Shan (Minya Konka) from the South. The objective of our expedition was to find and climb a new route ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Gongg Shan Tragedy
Gongga Shan Tragedy. 1980 was the year China opened to American mountaineering: there were three expeditions, and a number of reconnaissances ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, China, Kongur Reconnassance, Sinkiang (Xinjiang), Western China
Kongur Reconnaissance, Sinkiang (Xinjiang), Western China. Mike Ward, A1 Rouse and I flew to Urumchi, accompanied by our liaison officer, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Asia, USSR, Soviet Climbs in the Pamir, 1976
Soviet Climbs in the Pamir, 1979. Despite generally bad weather in the Pamir in the summer of 1979, a great many remarkable ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1981
Many People Come, Looking, Looking
Many People Come, Looking, Looking, by Galen Rowell. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1980. 164 pages, color photos. Price $30.00. Even among the many superb ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Stones of Silence
Stones of Silence, by George B. Schaller. New York: Viking Press, 1980. 292 pages, 14 color plates, maps and illustrations. Price $15.95. Why should ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
The Last Step: The American Ascent of K-2
The Last Step: The American Ascent of K-2, by Rick Ridgeway. Seattle: The Mountaineers, Washington, 1980. 352 pages, including 32 pages of color ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Solo Nanga Parbat
Solo Nanga Parbat, by Reinhold Messner. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980. 145 illus. including 46 color photographs. Price $19.95. This is Reinhold Messner’...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Annapurna–A Woman's Place
Annapurna—A Woman’s Place, by Arlene Blum. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1980. 256 pages, black-and-white and color photos, maps, bibliography. ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
High Mountains and Cold Seas
High Mountains and Cold Seas A Biography of H. W. Tilman, by J. R. L. Anderson. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1980. 364 pages, ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Na Vrh Sveta
Na Vrh Sveta, by Aleš Kunaver, Ante Mahkota, Jože Andlovic, Matija Maležic, Danilo Cedilnik and Tone Skarja. Ljubljana: ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Alpinismo Español en el Mundo
Alpinismo Español en el Mundo, volume I, by José María Aspiazu (in Spanish). Madrid: Editorial R. M., 1980. 215 pages, 54 ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Going High, The Story of Man and Altitude
Going High The Story of Man and Altitude, by Charles S. Houston, M.D. Published by the author and The ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Calculated Risk
Calculated Risk, by Dougal Haston. London: Diadem Books, 1979. 190 pages, glossary. Price £4.95. Calculated Risk is the story of a Scottish climber, ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Mountaineering Maps of the World, Volume 1, Himalaya
Mountaineering Maps of the World, Volume 1, Himalaya, 1977, 329 pages. Price: 19,000 yen; Volume 2, Karakoram-Hindu Kush, 1978, 350 pages. Price 21,000 yen. Editor, Koji Echigo. Tokyo: ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Himalaya and Karakorum
Himalaya und Karakorum by Toni Hiebeier. Zürich: Silva-Verlag, 1980. 248 pages, 134 color photographs. Price: 56 Swiss Francs. As former editor of Alpinismus ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Ascent
Ascent, edited by Allen Steck & Steve Roper. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco 1980. 272 pages, 8½ x 11, paperbound, illustrated. Price $14.95. Readers accustomed to ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Rocky Heights–A Guide to Boulder Free Climbs 1980
Rocky Heights—A Guide to Boulder Free Climbs 1980, by James S. Erickson. Published by the author. 280 pages, illus. Price $10.00. This ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Yosemite Climber
Yosemite Climber compiled by George Meyers. Diadem Books (London)/ Robbins Mountain Letters (Modesto, California), 1979. 96 pages, photos. Price $14.95. I am a ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Thath-aa-ai-atah, A Rock Climber's Guide to the Lumpy Ridge Area
Thath-aa-ai-atah A Rock Climber’s & Scrambler’s Guide to the Lumpy Ridge Area, by Chip Salaun and Scott Kimball. Published ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Shawangunk Rock Climbs
Shawangunk Rock Climbs, by Richard C. Williams. New York: The American Alpine Club, 1980. 463 pages, 102 photographs, appendices. Price $14.50. The new guidebook ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981
Kluane, Pinnacle of the Yukon
Kluane Pinnacle of the Yukon, edited by John B. Theberge with the assistance of George W. Douglas. Line drawings by ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1981