American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
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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, ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Book Reviews
1981
French Rock-Climbs
French Rock-Climbs, by Pete Livesey. Leicester, England: Cordee, 1980. 77 pages, maps, diagrams. Price £3.95. For the rock climber who has done everything ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Classics in the Literature of Mountaineering and Mountain Travel from the Francis P. Farquhar Collection
Classics in the Literature of Mountaineering and Mountain Travel from the Francis P. Farquhar Collection, an annotated bibliography by James ...
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Book Reviews
1981
The Big Book of Mountaineering
The Big Book of Mountaineering, edited by Bruno Moravetz. Translated by Diana Stone Peters and Frederick G. Peters. Woodbury, N....
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Book Reviews
1981
Mountaineering and Its Literature
Mountaineering and Its Literature. W.R. Neate: The Mountaineers, 1980. 165 pages. Price $9.95. The purpose of the great majority of climbing books ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Sterling B. Hendricks, 1902-1981
STERLING B. HENDRICKS 1902-1981 He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the recipient of an impressive number ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Thomas A. Mutch, 1931-1980
THOMAS A. MUTCH 1931-1980 Tim Mutch died on October 6, 1980, at the age of 49, while descending from the summit of Nun (23,412 ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Joan Wilshiore Firey, 1927-1980
JOAN WILSHIRE FIREY 1927-1980 1973. It was an American Alpine Club gathering in full swing in Los Angeles. Committee reports were ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Alexander Harvey Bright, 1897-1980
ALEXANDER HARVEY BRIGHT 1897-1980 Alexander H. Bright, who died on November 17, became a member of the American Alpine Club in 1926 ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Allen B. Hamilton, 1920-1980
ALLEN B. HAMILTON 1920-1980 Allen B. Hamilton was killed in a climbing accident at Devils Lake, Wisconsin, on May 10, 1980. Although ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Guy Matthews Andrews, 1959-1980
GUY MATTHEW ANDREWS 1959-1980 I first met Guy in 1975 just after his 16th birthday. His mother had arranged a climbing ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Otis McCallister, 1889-1980
otis McAllister 1889-1980 Otis McAllister, a member of the American Alpine Club since 1943 and an honorary member since 1977, died on ...
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Book Reviews
1981
Tobin Sorenson, 1955-1980
TOBIN SORENSON 1955-1980 On the mountain He will destroy the covering that is cast over all peoples, the veil that ...
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Book Reviews
1981
David Jonathan Bernays, 1932-1980
DAVID JONATHAN BERNAYS 1932-1980 David J. Bernays was born in 1932 in New York City and died suddenly of a heart ...
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Book Reviews
1981
A.A.C., Cascade Section
A.A.C., Cascade Section. Activities for the year started with a sociable spring party that included slides and refreshments ...
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Club Activities
1981
A.A.C., New England Section
A.A.C., New England Section. The year 1980 began with the disastrous lack of snow, which brought about the cancellation ...
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Club Activities
1981
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. The past year was an active one for the Section: a newsletter was inaugurated, ...
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Club Activities
1981
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section. The new decade began with a winter membership program at the Academy of Sciences ...
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Club Activities
1981
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club. Our club is an organization of 12 groups, located throughout Colorado. The total membership at the end ...
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Club Activities
1981
Explorers Club of Pittsburgh
Explorers Club of Pittsburgh. ECP enjoyed another active year in 1980. Membership has remained at about 150 (in line with the concept ...
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Club Activities
1981
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. The club continues to encourage climbing at Harvard. Membership this year has grown to 120 under-graduates, with as ...
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Club Activities
1981
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club membership remained over 1,000 despite an increase in membership dues. The club once again experienced a very ...
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Club Activities
1981
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. During the year many club members climbed on non-club sponsored trips in the Chugach, Talkeetna, Wrangell, ...
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Club Activities
1981
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The 36th Annual Climbing Program in 1980 was one of coalition of philosophy for the club. Several questions which ...
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Club Activities
1981
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Thirty-Fourth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada
This is the thirty-fourth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the fifth that has been edited and published ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1981
Avalanche, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Kitchener
AVALANCHE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Kitchener On February 28, 1979, Scott Gilbert and Tom Pulaski, both of Denver, Colorado, left Highway 93 and ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Climbing Alone, Unknown Cause, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Icefields
CLIMBING ALONE, UNKNOWN CAUSE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Icefields On July 21, 1979, Chris Caraley (age unknown) of New York left word ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Slip on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Andromeda
SLIP ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Andromeda On July 21, 1979, after climbing Mt. Andromeda via the Skyladder, Slawomir ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Rappel Failure, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Alberta
RAPPEL FAILURE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Alberta On August 1, 1979, Archie Ellis and two companions, all of Calgary, were ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Slip on Ice, Placed No Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Olympus (Fryatt Valey)
SLIP ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Olympus (Fryatt Valley) On August 12, 1979, an Outward Bound expedition of ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Avalanche, Inexperience, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Stanley Basin
AVALANCHE, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Stanley Basin On February 24, 1979, two cross-country skiers, Michael Roger Cheng and Allison Joan Bonnie, ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Slip on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Bad Weather, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Robson
SLIP ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, BAD WEATHER British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Robson G. Holdsworth and D. McClung reached the ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Slip on Rock, Climbing Unroped, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Robson
SLIP ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Robson On July 28, 1979, John Harlin of Rhode Island and Chuck ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, Ontario, Kelso Conservation Area
FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT Ontario, Kelso Conservation Area On July 8, 1979, John Pierce (21), Donald Campbell (21), and Donald Collier (21) ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Rappel Failure, Northwest Territories, Baffin Island, Mt. Thor
RAPPEL FAILURE Northwest Territories, Baffin Island, Mt. Thor On June 8, 1979, a party of seven Japanese climbers from the Shimizu Rock ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Ice, Inexperience, Alberta, Kananaskis
FALL ON ICE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Kananaskis On February 17, 1980, Peter Haase (18) and Marvin Dean (17) were climbing the waterfalls at Heart Creek ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Snow, Inexperience, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mt. Seymour
FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mt. Seymour Michael Rempel (21) was hiking with two companions on February 23, 1980, when ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Snow, Skiing, Inexperience, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Wedge Mountain
FALL ON SNOW, SKIING, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Wedge Mountain A party of four had been helicoptered to the ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Snow, Inexperience, Inadequate Equipment, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mt. Murchison
FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mt. Murchison Eight teen-age boys, participants in a government-sponsored outdoor ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Ice Avalanche, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Slesse Mountains
ICE AVALANCHE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Slesse Mountain Eric Dirksen (24) and Seph Fraden (24) were approaching Slesse’s northeast buttress about 3 ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Rock, Inexperience, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Wedge Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Wedge Mountain Darlene Wright (33) and Brian Prentice (34) were ascending the north ridge ...
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Accident Reports
1981