American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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483 Records

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Africa, Kilimanjaro, Breach Icicle
Kilimanjaro, Breach Icicle. On July 21 Scott Fischer and Wes Krause completed the first American ascent of the Breach Icicle (the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Bhutan, Jichu Drake Attempt and Sepchu Kang
Jichu Drake Attempt and Sepchu Kang. Our women’s expedition went as the first mountaineering expedition to Bhutan on April 16. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Bhutan, Jichu Drake, or Tsherim Kang
Jichu Drake, or Tsherim Kang. Although our permission was for a 7000-meter peak, on the summit our altimeter showed about 6800 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Sikkim, Koktang, 1982
Koktang, 1982. Thirteen of the 19-member team from the Territorial Army climbed Koktang (6147 meters, 20,167 feet) on the Sikkimese-Nepalese frontier by its ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Sikkim, Khangchen Gyao, 1982
Khangchen Gyao, 1982. A 33-man Indian Army team was led by Major Vijay Singh. The summit (6889 meters, 22,603 feet) was reached on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Sikkim, Jongsang
Jongsang. This peak, which lies on or near the junction of Sikkim, Nepal, and Tibet, was climbed on June 11 by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Altitudes of Nepalese Peaks
Altitudes of Nepalese Peaks. The reader will notice that many of the altitudes of Nepalese peaks are different from what ...
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Notes
1984
Asia, Nepal, Kanchenjunga, Solo Ascent
Kanchenjunga, Solo Ascent. Hoping to climb the normal southwest route on Kanchenjunga, Hanns Schell and I, accompanied by Dr. Hermann ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Kanchenjunga Attempt from the North
Kanchenjunga Attempt from the North. Our members were Alois Farber, Georg Hess, Franz Leutgäb, Walter Schmidt, Dr. Klaus Wiener, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Kanchenjunga, North Face
Kanchenjunga, North Face. Our expedition consisted of Swiss Guides J-P. Rieben, Bernard Polli, René Mayor, Vincent May, Marco Bruchez, Gervais ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Jongsang Attempt
Jongsang Attempt. Our joint Slovene-Nepalese expedition hoped to climb Jongsang (7483 meters, 24,550 feet) by its south face alpine-style. The peak has ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Kumbharkarna (Jannu), Southwest Spur
Kumbharkarna (Jannu), Southwest Spur. The Nepalese name for what has long been called “Jannu” is Kumbhakarna, the name used by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Makalu, Southeast Ridge Attempt
Makalu, Southeast Ridge Attempt. Our light-weight expedition attempted the southeast ridge of Makalu without resorting to artificial oxygen or high- ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. A group of nine Belgians led by Wounter Panis attempted to climb the normal northwest route on Makalu (8463 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Makalu, West Buttress Attempt and Tragedy
Makalu, West Buttress Attempt and Tragedy. New Zealanders Peter Hillary and Bill Denz and Australians Mark Moorhead and Fred From ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. Four Japanese, led by Masaaki Fukushima, attempted the original route on Makalu via the Makalu col. Hitoshi Saito ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Makalu II Attempt
Makalu II Attempt. On our way to attempt Makalu II’s northwest ridge one of the loads containing the expedition’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Kangchungtse (Makalu II) and Baruntse North
Kangchungtse (Makalu II) and Baruntse North. After a 15-day approach up the Arun valley, we established Base Camp on September 9 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Baruntse, North Summit
Baruntse, North Summit. A four-man Netherlands team led by Joost Ubbink attempted to follow the route of the French attempted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Baruntse Attempt
Baruntse Attempt. A ten-person French expedition failed to climb Baruntse. After establishing two high camps, the leader Robert Maudin, his ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, P 6730 and Nau Lekh
P 6730 and Nau Lekh. Our expedition went in seven days from Luklha via the Hinku valley to the Hunku valley. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, East Ridge
Ama Dablam, East Ridge. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Club Alpin Belge, a joint Belgian-Swiss expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam. Our expedition was composed of Hans Penz, Dr. Theo Lyu- banowitsch, Stefan Krismer, Gemot Pollhammer and me as ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam Ascent and Tragedy
Ama Dablam, Ascent and Tragedy. Our expedition was led by Guido Bu- mann and I was the climbing leader. Other ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam. A guided French expedition of thirteen climbers was led by Raymond Renaud. A total of ten climbers and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, Winter Ascent
Ama Dablam, Winter Ascent. A South Korean expedition composed of three climbers made a remarkably rapid winter ascent of Ama ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Kangtega Attempt
Kangtega Attempt. An American expedition led by Steven Brimmer was composed of four climbers, a base-camp manager and a doctor. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Shar Attempt
Lhotse Shar Attempt. A pre-monsoon Italian expedition of 16 members led by Giancarlo Riva failed to climb the normal route, the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Shar Attempt
Lhotse Shar Attempt. Canadian Roger Marshall, Cynthia Cannell and American George Lawrence attempted Lhotse Shar by its southeast ridge. They ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse
Lhotse. A Japanese expedition led by Kazuyuki Takahashi climbed Lhotse by the normal route in the post-monsoon season. The Lhotse ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest
Mount Everest. The trip was led by German Gerhard Lenser with Phil Erch- ler as climbing leader. We started in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Everest, West Ridge Attempt
Everest, West Ridge Attempt. Our team members were Jim Sano, leader; Chas Macquarie, climbing leader; Todd Bibler, Sandy Stewart, Claude ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Everest Ascent and Tragedy
Everest Ascent and Tragedy. Two Japanese expeditions climbed Everest in the post-monsoon season, but three died on the descent. Five ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest, Winter Ascent
Mount Everest, Winter Ascent. The Japanese Lhotse expedition mentioned above, led by Kazuyuki Takahashi, acclimatized by making the successful ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Pumori
Pumori. Craig Linford, Dave and Dianna Dailey, Paul Stevenson and I were able to make a new route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, South Face Solo Winter Ascent
Pumori, South Face Solo Winter Ascent. Earl Wiggins and I had hoped to climb the south face of Pumori in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Kusum Kanguru East, Northeast Ridge
Kwangde, Winter Ascent. A Japanese expedition led by Shin’ya Ikuta climbed Kwangde’s northeast ridge. In the last week ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
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Kusum Kanguru East, Northeast Ridge. Guy Neithardt, Swiss, and Andrew Wielochowski, British, made the first ascent of the northeast ridge ...
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Club Activities
1984
Asia, Nepal, Cho Oyu
Cho Oyu. Reinhold Messner, Michl Dacher and Hans Kammerlander reached the summit of Cho Oyu (8201 meters, 26,906 feet) on May 5. This ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Ngojumba Kang Attempt
Ngojumba Kang Attempt. An 11-man Japanese-Nepalese expedition led by Kazumi Shigeto had hoped to climb Ngojumba Kang by its south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Cho Oyu, South Face Attempt
Cho Oyu, South Face Attempt. Six Italians led by Toni Klingendrath failed to climb the south face of Cho Oyu. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Cholatse and Taweche Attempts
Cholatse and Taweche Attempts. A five-man British expedition led by William Dark failed to climb the southeast ridge of Cholatse ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Numbur Attempt
Numbur Attempt. Seven Spaniards led by Andrés Fernández attempted the southwest ridge of Numbur. Three reached 19,350 feet on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Numbur, Winter Ascent
Numbur, Winter Ascent. Seven Japanese, led by Kensuke Kikuchi, climbed Numbur by its southwest ridge. On December 11 Naoki Yamada, Tomio ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Chobutse Tragedy
Chobutse Tragedy. On October 10 Austrians Ernst Gritzner, leader, his brother Karl, Karl Pfeifer and Udo Ertl climbed from Camp I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Gaurishankar Attempt
Gaurishankar Attempt. A nine-man Japanese expedition led by Masaaki Tomita attempted to repeat the American 1979 route on the southwest face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Gaurishankar Attempt
Gaurishankar Attempt. Six Poles led by Tadeusz Preysner made an unsuccessful attempt on the south face of Gaurishankar but were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Gaurishankar, South Summit
Gaurishankar, South Summit. A ten-man Yugoslav expedition was led by Slavko Cankar. They climbed the south face to the southwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Langtang Ri
Langtang Ri. An expedition of three Japanese and three Nepalese was led by Ryohei Nishioku. They climbed the previously ascended ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Langtang Lirung Attempt
Langtang Lirung Attempt. Steve Tenney, Chris Wood, Chris Reveley and I were unsuccessful in an alpine-style attempt on the south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984