American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Pakistan, K2 Attempt and Broad Peak
K2 Attempt and Broad Peak. Our expedition arrived at Base Camp on June 2. From June 13 until July 20 we spent most ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, K2 Women's Expedition Tragedy
K2 Women’s Expedition Tragedy. The expedition organized by Wanda Rutkiewicz-Scharfetter was further composed of Alicja Bednarz, Frenchwoman Christine de ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Northwest Ridge Attempt
K2, Northwest Ridge Attempt. Our joint Polish-Mexican expedition was composed of Lucio Cárdenas, Manuel Casanueva, Antonio Cortés, Hugo ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Savoia Kangri Attempt
Savoia Kangri Attempt. Our expedition was composed of Jan Tichý, Jirí Ulrych, my brother Zdenek Lukeš and me. All but ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Various Unsuccessful Expeditions to the Karakoram
Various Unsuccessful Expeditions to the Karakoram. Bad weather drove back a number of expeditions. Frenchmen under the leadership of Hubert ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Latok I Attempt
Latok I Attempt. (The officially designated Latok I, called Latok II by the Italians.) The mountain was everything we expected: ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Baintha Brakk II (Ogre II) Attempt
Baintha Brakk II (Ogre II) Attempt. Brian Hall, Alan Rouse, Andrew Parkin and I attempted unclimbed Baintha Brakk II or ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Distaghil Sar, Second Ascent
Distaghil Sar, Second Ascent. After arriving on June 23 at Nagar, we spent two days haggling with the porter chiefs. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Bojohaghur Duan Asir I
Bojohaghur Duan Asir I. Six Japanese climbers led by Muneo Uyeda failed to climb Bojohaghur Duan Asir I (7329 meters, 24,046 feet). ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Bubuli-Mo-Tin, Ultar Group
Bubuli-Mo-Tin, Ultar Group. Jacques Maurin and I made the first ascent of a 6000-meter (19,685-foot) tower, a satellite of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Hachindar Chhish, East Face
Hachindar Chhish, East Face. The march-in with 110 porters to the foot of Hachindar Chhish from Aliabad in Hunza took us ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Passu Peak Attempt
Passu Peak Attempt. Our expedition consisted of Mamoru Shimizu, Norihide Taniuchi, Makihiro Wakao, Kazuhisa Ikegami, Hitoshi Mitsuishi, Kanichi Ichikawa and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Kuksar
This previously unattempted peak, which lies at the head of the Batura Glacier in the northwestern Karakoram, was climbed in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Saraghrar Northwest II
Saraghrar Northwest II. Our expedition was composed of Enrique Lucas, Ricardo Herrero, Nil Bohigas, Néstor Bohigas, Antonio García, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Northwest Ridge Attempt and Tragedy
Nanga Parbat, Northwest Ridge Attempt and Tragedy. Our expedition, sponsored by the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research, was international. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Rupal Buttress Attempt
Nanga Parbat, Rupal Buttress Attempt. Our expedition was composed of Yannick Seigneur, leader, Jean Afanassieff, Bernard Prud’homme, French, Bernd ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat South Summit, East Buttress
Nanga Parbat South Summit, East Buttress. The east buttress, which rises from the upper Bazhin Glacier, had long attracted my ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Southwest Ridge, Tragedy and Ascent
Nanga Parbat, Southwest Ridge, Tragedy and Ascent. Our expedition, made up of Stefan Wörner, leader, Dr. Alex Berger, Martin ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Diamir Face
Nanga Parbat, Diamir Face. A Franco-German-Austrian expedition was led by Pierre Mazaud and composed of Michel Afanassief, Michel Berruex, Raymond ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Ganalo Peak Attempt
Ganalo Peak Attempt. Ganalo Peak (6606 meters, 21,664 feet) flanks Nanga Parbat on the northwest. We had access to it from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir
Tirich Mir. Our expedition consisted of Anton Knecht, Eric Marchand, Paul Beyeler, Ernst Hunziker, Heinz Fahrer, Pierre Galland, Daniel Chevallier ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir
Tirich Mir. On August 10 Jon Dasler, Dennis Olmstead, John Smolich and Allen Webb reached the summit of Tirich Mir (7708 meters, 25,260 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, Pakistan, Tirich Mir West I
Tirich Mir West I. Our expedition was made up of Salvador Boix, Joan Hugas, Pere Planas, Josep Aliu and me ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Another Gongga Shan Tragedy
Another Gongga Shan Tragedy. A horror story comes from another Japanese attempt on Gongga Shan. The five-man, two-woman expedition was ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Asia, China, Gongga Shan, North Face and Northwest Ridge Ascent and Tragedy
Gongga Shan, North Face and Northwest Ridge Ascent and Tragedy. Our expedition was composed of Ruedi Alder, Guido Bumann, Claus ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Gongga Shan Attempt
Gongga Shan Attempt. Canadians led by Roger Griffiths attempted the first-ascent route on Gongga Shan in the spring. They were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Anyemaqen, First Ascent by Japanese, 1981
Anyemaqen, First Ascent by Japanese, 1981. Details previously lacking of the first ascent of Anyemaqen have appeared in Iwa To Yuki ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Anyemaqen, 1981, Third Ascent
Anyemaqen, 1981, Third Ascent. [On page 285 of A.A.J., 1982, details were lacking about two ascents of Anyemaqen. We are grateful ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mount Everest Attempt
Mount Everest Attempt. Our expedition had as members Jan van Banning, Willem ten Barge, Eelco Dijk, Geert Geuskens, Gerard Jansen, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mallory and Irvine Second-Step Clues
Mallory and Irvine Second-Step Clues. When honorary member, Shi Zhan Chun, of the Chinese Mountaineering Association spoke at the Annual ...
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Notes
1983
Asia, China, Changtse
Changtse. Our members were Dr. Hansjürgen Tauscher, co-leader, Paul Braun, Thomas Dünsser, Martin Engler, Walter Ernst, Rudolf Frick, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Shishapangma, 1981
Shishapangma, 1981. In A.A.J., 1982 we mentioned the ascent of Reinhold Messner and Friedl Mutschlechner but we lacked details. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Shishapangma
Shishapangma. Dr. Makoto Hara led another Nagoya High-Mountain Research Institute expedition, this time to Shishapangma. All members reached the summit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Gang Ben Chen
Gang Ben Chen. We left Lhasa on March 22 and established Base Camp at 15,250 feet on March 27 and Advance Base at 18,700 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Porong Ri, First Ascent and Tragedy
Porong Ri, First Ascent and Tragedy. A 14-man Japanese expedition led by Torn Ito made the first ascent of Porong ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, K2, North Ridge
K2, North Ridge. The Japanese Mountaineering Association led by Isao Shinkai and Masatsugu Konishi was composed of 14 climbers and 29 Japanese ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, A Note on the Chinese Name for K2, "Qogir"
A Note on the Chinese Name for K2, “Qogir.” The Chinese use “Qogir” for the name of the world’s ...
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Notes
1983
Asia, China, Kongur Attempt, Xinjiang
Kongur Attempt, Xinjiang. The first American expedition to Kongur (7719 meters, 25,325 feet) arrived at Base Camp on July 20. The climbing party ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, P 20,700 and P 21,750, Near Kongur
P 20,700 and P 21,750, near Kongur. I led twelve schoolboys on a mountaineering expedition to the very west of China, also ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata
Mustagh Ata. A five-man Japanese party led by Keizo Yabuki climbed Mustagh Ata in the autumn. Yukata Takagi and Shohei ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata
Mustagh Ata. Englishman Norman Croucher was a member of a Mountain Travel expedition to Mustagh Ata led by John Cleare. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata
Mustagh Ata. Our group of eleven rode with jeep and truck south from Kashgar. On July 4 we reached a Kirghiz ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, U.S.S.R., Pik Lenin, Pik Kommunizma and Other Peaks on Skis, Pamir Mountains
Pik Lenin, Pik Kommunizma and. Other Peaks on Skis, Pamir Mountains. Our best skier of the extreme, Pavol Rajtar, made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, U.S.S.R., Fanskiye Gory, Western End of Pamir-Alai Chain
Fanskiye Gory, Western End of Pamir-Alai Chain. A strong 10-man expedition of the Czechoslovak Mountaineering Federation was led by Petr ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, U.S.S.R., Belukha, Katun Range, Altai Mountains, Siberia
Belukha, Katun Range, Altai Mountains, Siberia. Nine Austrian and two Czechoslovakian mountaineers were invited to see this marvelous mountain region. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Asia, U.S.S.R., Caucasus, International Mountaineering Camp, July Session
Caucasus, International Mountaineering Camp, July session. After a week of travel from Helsinki to Tallinn, Leningrad and Moscow, Bill Sumner ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1983
Everest: A Mountaineering History
Everest: A Mountaineering History. Walt Unsworth. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1981. 578 pages, black-and-white and color photographs, maps, appendices, summary of expeditions, ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Everest the Cruel Way
Everest the Cruel Way. Joe Tasker. Eyre Methuen, London, 1981. 166 pages, black and white photographs. £6.95. This book by Joe Tasker describes ...
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Book Reviews
1983
A Walk in the Sky: Climbing Hidden Peak
A Walk in the Sky: Climbing Hidden Peak. Nicholas Clinch. The Mountaineers, Seattle and The American Alpine Club, New York, 1982. ...
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Book Reviews
1983
Kongur: China's Elusive Summit
Kongur: China’s Elusive Summit. Chris Bonington. Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1982. 224 pages, black and white and color photographs, maps, bibliography. £14.95 ...
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Book Reviews
1983