American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Nepal, Tarke Kang (Glacier Dome)
Tarke Kang (Glacier Dome). A French expedition led by Bernard Muller attempted this peak by its north face. They pitched ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Tarke Kang (Glacier Dome)
Tarke Kang (Glacier Dome). Our expedition, led by Rudi Mayr had 16 members, most of them high-altitude trekkers with no serious ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna, South Face Attempt
Annapurna, South Face Attempt. An expedition of five Yugoslavs and two Italians was led by Andrej Štemfelj. They attempted a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna, Northwest Buttress Attempt
Annapurna, Northwest Buttress Attempt. Annapurna’s still unclimbed northwest buttress is very dangerous. My friends and I are still alive, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Attempt and Tragedy
Annapurna Attempt and Tragedy. A nine-member South Korean expedition led by An Chang-Yeul attempted Annapurna’s face by the Dutch ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna Winter Attempt
Annapurna, Winter Attempt. A four-man Japanese team led by Tadao Sug- imoto attempted the north face of Annapurna. They set ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Hiunchuli, Southeast Face
Hiunchuli, Southeast Face. Rising 10,000 feet above the Modi Khola gorge, Hiunchuli (6441 meters, 21,133 feet) presents a climbing and route- finding challenge. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Tilitso, Winter Ascent
Tilitso, Winter Ascent. A four-man team from South Korea had permission for Tilitso’s northwest ridge, but they found the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Nilgiri North
Nilgiri North. The Australian Army Expedition was composed of Philip Pitham, David Evans, New Zealander Mark Whetu, Peter Allen, Peter ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Tukche
Tukche. A six-woman Japanese expedition, led by Mrs. Hisako Yamamoto, made the first female ascent of Tukche. We had camps ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri
Dhaulagiri. A 12-person expedition from Torun, led by Wojciech Szy- manski, included Austrian Sepp Kathrein and German Dr. Ewa Demand. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri Attempt
Dhaulagiri Attempt. Our expedition was composed of James Merel, Yves Tedeschi, Jean Clauzier, Dr. Sylvie Romin, Jacques Maurin, Norbert Silvin ...
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1984
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri Attempt
Dhaulagiri Attempt. A 15-man Japanese expedition led by Tsuneo Has- egawa failed to climb Dhaulagiri by the normal northeast-ridge route. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri VI, Southwest Buttress
Dhaulagiri VI, Southwest Buttress. On October 9 Dan Griffith, Peter Carter, Albi Sole and I reached the summit of Dhaulagiri VI (7268 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Churen Himal Tragedy
Churen Himal Tragedy. On September 14, a 15-man German Alpine Club (DAV) expedition led by Gustav Harder began its approach. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Changla Attempt
Changla Attempt. A joint Japanese-Nepalese women’s expedition led by Mrs. Kyoko Endo failed to make the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Api, Winter Ascent and Tragedy
Api, Winter Ascent and Tragedy. Api (7132 meters, 23,399 feet) is difficult to approach and the climbing route is long and dangerous. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, Nepal, Himalayan Traverse
Himalayan Traverse. On June 15, 1982 Hugh Swift and I completed a nine-month, 2000-mile walk across the Himalayan regions of Bhutan, Nepal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Kamet and Abi Gamin
Kamet and Abi Gamin. In the pre-monsoon period, I led an expedition to Kamet. We left Joshimath on May 28 in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Mana Peak Attempt
Mana Peak Attempt. The Indian Mountaineering Foundation selected 18 women and 18 men with me as leader to try out the climbers ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Chaukhamba
Chaukhamba. The third ascent of Chaukhamba (7138 meters, 23,120 feet) was made by Ajit Kumar Kalita, Rejen Gautom, Pallev Deka and Sherpa ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Satopanth, Second Ascent 1981
Satopanth, Second Ascent 1981. Beautiful and difficult Satopanth (7075 meters, 23,212 feet) was first climbed by Swiss in 1947 by the north ridge. It ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Satopanth, Northeast Ridge
Satopanth, Northeast Ridge. Our German Alpine Club expedition had twelve Germans, two Swiss and three South Tiroleans under my leadership. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Satopanth
Satopanth. On July 3 Franz Huber, Thomas Kürschner, Berndt Ritschel, Armin Siwy, Georg Welsch, our liaison officer Murthi and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Satopanth and Shivling
Satopanth and Shivling. A Japanese expedition of eleven led by Hisao Seki set up Base Camp at Nandanban on July 31. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Bhagirathi II and Satopanth
Bhagirathi II and Satopanth. Three Japanese, Akira Suzuki, Motomu Omiya and Hiroto Hisamatsu set up Base Camp at Nandanban at 14,700 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Satopanth
Satopanth. Three Japanese made Base Camp at Nandanban on September 13, Advance Base at 16,750 feet, Camps I and II at 19,300 and 21,325 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Kedarnath Dome
Kedarnath Dome. Our group was made up of Italian, French and Swiss climbers. We aimed to climb Kedarnath Dome on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Kharchakund, Northeast Face
Kharchakund, Northeast Face. After a three-day approach, we set up camp at the foot of Kharchakund’s north ridge. Our ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Bhagirathi I, West Ridge Ascent and Tragedy
Bhagirathi I, West Ridge Ascent and Tragedy. From August 16 to 23 Charlie Heard, John Mothersele and I made the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Shivling Attempts
Shivling Attempts. During the spring Calvin Torrans, Edward Cooper, Alan Currans and I attempted two routes on Shivling. We first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Shivling West, Southeast Ridge
Shivling West, Southeast Ridge. Jim Fotheringham and I arrived at Tapovan at 14,050 feet on September 4. The next week was spent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Meru North, Women's Expedition Attempt
Meru North, Women’s Expedition Attempt. Our women’s expedition, accompanied by a female Indian liaison officer, consisted of Nadia ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Meru North
Meru North. An all-woman Polish expedition was led by Danuta Wach. They made the first women’s ascent, following the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Thalay Sagar, Northeast Buttress
Thalay Sagar, Northeast Buttress. A seven-man Polish-Norwegian team set up Base Camp at 4700 meters on August 1. Two members dropped out ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Thalay Sagar, Attempt on the North Face
Thalay Sagar, Attempt on the North Face. Dr. X. Bigard, H. Giot, H. Sachetat, P. Royer, D. Seguier, J.P. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Garhwal, Ascents in the Gangotri Region
Ascents in the Gangotri Region. Many expeditions are now repeating previously ascended climbs in the Gangotri region, particularly in Kedarnath ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Lingti and Shilla Valleys, Spiti
Lingti and Shilla Valleys, Spiti. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Mountaineers of Bombay, Zerksis Boga, Arun Samant, Muslim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Mulkila 6 (M6), North Face, Lahul
Mulkila 6 (M6), North Face, Lahul. Our Franco-Swiss expedition consisted of Jean-Jacques Asper, O. Paulin and me. After a seven-day approach, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Koa Rong Peaks
Koa Rong Peaks. Koa Rong 3 (6157 meters, 20,200 feet) was climbed by Indian women Bani Bose and Smirti Bhattacharjee and Sherpas Dawa ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Miyar Nalla, Lahul
Miyar Nalla, Lahul. Susan Brener, Barry Owen and I were in the Miyar Nalla area in September. After three days’ ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Shri Kailas
Shri Kailas. Bharat S. Manghre and Aniket D. Bal attempted to climb Shri Kailas on May 31 but took a bad ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Devachan
Devachan. Devachan (6187 meters, 20,300 feet) was climbed on June 2 by a 39-member team from the Indian National Cadet Corps. On the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Gangstang
Gangstang. A 13-member team from Calcutta led by Bishnu Prasad Roy climbed Gangstang (6163 meters, 20,218 feet), reaching the summit on August 15. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Cathedral
Cathedral. Six of eight Japanese led by Keishi Saito reached the summit of Cathedral (6400 meters, 20,998 feet) by the north ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Ascents in Himachal Pradesh
Ascents in Himachal Pradesh. A 15-member Indian team led by Sudhir Mehta climbed Kala Nag (Black Peak) in the Bandar ...
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1984
Asia, India—Jammu and Kashmir, Arjuna, Kishtwar Himal
Arjuna, Kishtwar Himal. A 7-man Polish expedition led by Bogumil Slana finally made the first ascent of Arjuna, which has ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Jammu and Kashmir, Kishtwar Shivling
Kishtwar Shivling. Dick Renshaw and I made the first ascent of Kishtwar Shivling (c. 6000 meters, 19,685 feet). This beautiful and difficult ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Jammu and Kashmir, Brammah II
Brammah II, Kishtwar. Brammah II (6425 meters, 21,080 feet) was climbed by Indians led by Bibhas Das in June.
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984
Asia, India—Jammu and Kashmir, Nun, Kun and Pinnacle Peak
Nun, Kun and Pinnacle Peak. Many expeditions now visit Nun (7135 meters, 23,410 feet) and Kun (7077 meters, 23,220 feet). Among the successful ones ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1984