American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Cathedral Spires Ascents
The lure of untouched walls amidst classic alpine peaks once again supplanted senses of propriety and self-preservation as we returned ...
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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
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Wrangell
Mount Wrangell. Bob Hurley, Bob Sutherland and I reached the summit of Mount Wrangell (14,163 feet) on September 4. We had been ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount St. Elias Traverse
Mount St. Elias Traverse. On June 8 George Bolling, Kelly Creamer, Dick Dietz, Rob Leitz and I flew to Yakutat, Alaska ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Alaska, Devil's Thumb and Mount Burkett
Devil’s Thumb and. Mount Burkett. On May 21 Michael Bearzi and I began skiing up the Baird Glacier. We reached ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Continental United States, Polish-American Exchange
Polish-American Exchange. It was marvelous for Janna Piatkowska, Zbigniew Mlynarczyk and me to be able to climb in the United ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Mount Logan, North Face
Mount Logan, North Face. On September 7, Rob Sweeney and I completed a new route on the North Face of Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Northwest Twin Spire, Southeast Face
Northwest Twin Spire, Southeast Face. On July 28, Dave Adams and I climbed a new route on Northwest Twin Spire in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Big Bear Mountain, Winter Ascent
Big Bear Mountain, Winter Ascent. On January 5 and 6 Jerry Crofoot, O. D. Denius and I made the first winter ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Eaglehead (West), East Face
Eaglehead (west), East Face. Believing that the standard route of the West Eaglehead (next to Black Pyramid) actually ascends the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Middle Peak of Mount Index, North Face
Middle Peak of Mount Index, North Face. This is the climb Dan McNerthy and I did the last weekend in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Flatiron Butte, Sawtooth Ridge Area
Flatiron Butte, Sawtooth Ridge Area. This summit is an isolated rock crag on the east flank of the Sierra Nevada, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Sonora Pass Crag, Sonora Pass Area
Sonora Pass Crag, Sonora Pass Area. There is considerable rock- climbing potential on a large rock massif northwest of Sonora ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Sugarloaf Dome, Kings Canyon Area
Sugarloaf Dome, Kings Canyon Area. The unsuspected number of granite domes on the west side of the Sierra Nevada is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, P 13,355, South Face, Mount Whitney Area
P 13,355, South Face, Mount Whitney Area. Attracted to this large wall so close to the Whitney region, yet still unclimbed, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, P 13,520 and "Bateman's Tower" (P 12,880—One-Half Mile East of the Thumb)
P 13,520 and “Bateman’s Tower” (P 12,880—one-half mile east of the Thumb). In June, 1979 our party made two first ascents ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Chiquito Dome, Elegance
Chiquito Dome, Elegance. With some intentional vagueness, I report that Chris Vandiver and I climbed the south face of Chiquito ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Chiquito Dome, Mammoth Pool Reservoir, "Archline"
Chiquito Dome, Mammoth Pool Reservoir, “Archline”. In May, 1979 Conrad van Bruggen and I climbed a new route that starts from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, North Eagle Beak, Sierra National Forest, "Beak Job"
North Eagle Beak, Sierra National Forest, “Beak Job”. In June, Fremont Bainbridge, Simon King and I climbed a new route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Homer's Nose, "Dance of Topo-Usha"
Homer’s Nose, “Dance of Topo-Usho”. In August Dave Ohst, John Tuttle and I climbed this exceptional route that ascends ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Slick Rock, Crystal Basin
Slick Rock, Crystal Basin. Placerville climbers have been doing new routes on Slick Rock this year (consult the USGS 15-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, California—Sierra Nevada, Clyde Minaret, Southeast Face
Clyde Minaret, Southeast Face. Kim Schmitz and I made the first winter ascent of this route in February. We were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Utah, Canyonlands
Canyonlands. In the Canyonlands, several new important climbs have been made on the larger spires. Undoubtedly the increased use of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Utah, Climbs in Zion National Park
Climbs in Zion National Park. Bill Forrest and I did two new climbs in Kolob Canyon. In June we climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Utah, Echo Tower, East Face, Fisher Towers, 1976
Echo Tower, East Face, Fisher Towers, 1979. I climbed solo the virgin east face of Echo Tower in March, 1979. It is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Utah, Temple of Sinawara, Datura, Zion Canyon, 1976
Temple of Sinawara, Datura, Zion Canyon, 1979. I soloed this route in September, 1979, 90% free, in 12 hours up and down with one ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Utah, Bridge Mountain, North Face, Hegira, Zion Canyon, 1976
Bridge Mountain, North Face, Hegira, Zion Canyon, 1979. Misa Giesey and I climbed a line of off-width and fist cracks straight ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Granite Canyon, Givler's Arête
A number of new climbs have been made in the Tetons during recent years, commonly very difficult rock climbs. These ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Prospector's Mountain, North Face, Yellow Jaundice
Prospector’s Mountain, North Face, Yellow Jaundice. In June of 1977 Mike Munger and Kent Lugbill made a new route to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Peak 10,552, Death Canyon
Peak 10,552, Death Canyon. The past four summers have seen considerable activity on the very steep walls in the vicinity of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Buck Mountain, Stewart Draw Buttress
Buck Mountain, Stewart Draw Buttress. A new area for convenient rock climbing was found by Yvon Chouinard and Kathrene Collins ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Avalanche Canyon
Avalanche Canyon. Several new climbs have been discovered in the general vicinity of Lake Taminah in the north fork. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Cloudveil Dome, South Face
Cloudveil Dome, South Face. This prominent face has yielded three new routes. The first, Cut Loose, was climbed on August 2, 1977 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Table Mountain, Southeast Couloir
Table Mountain, Southeast Couloir. In early July, 1980, Jack Tackle and I climbed the prominent couloir on the south side of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Cascade Canyon, The Faultline
Cascade Canyon, The Faultline. This short route, first climbed on July 31, 1978 by Tom and Barry Rugo, ascends the very steep ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Grand Teton, North Face of the Enclosure, High Route
Grand Teton, North Face of the Enclosure, High Route. This major new route was first climbed on August 8, 1977 by Charlie ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Grand Teton, East Face
Grand Teton, East Face. I made a new climb solo on the east face of the Grand Teton on July 14, 1979. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Disappointment Peak, West Side Story
Disappointment Peak, West Side Story. This route lies on the west side of the southwest ridge of Disappointment Peak, where ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Disappointment Peak, West Arête
Disappointment Peak, West Arête. A second new route on the west side of this peak was made on July 17, 1979 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Rock of Ages, Southeast Ridge
Rock of Ages, Southeast Ridge. From well left of the col east of the peak, this route was first climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Mount Moran, No Escape Buttress
Mount Moran, No Escape Buttress. A new ascent (III, F9), which lies to the right (east) of the original 1962 route, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981
North America, United States, Wyoming—Tetons, Mount Moran, Northwest Ridge
Mount Moran, Northwest Ridge. This ridge lies just west of the Triple Glacier Route and was first climbed on July 17, 1977 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1981