American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Results

517 Records

Title Publication Year
The Touchstone Wall
The Touchstone Wall Ron Olevsky oNE CLEAR cool day in 1975 Bob Den-berg and I were climbing in Eldorado. Bob cruised ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Alpine Gallery
Alpine Gallery Dee Molenaar THE ACCOMPANYING reproductions are of artwork done by several AAC members who displayed at the Annual ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Bright Star
Bright Star Edward Webster Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendor hung aloft the ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Foraker, Pink Panther Route
Foraker, Pink Panther Route Daniel Vachon, Féderation Québecois de la Montagne wHILE RETURNING from a short trip to ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
South Face of St. Elias
South Face of St. Elias Walter R. Gove and Andrew Politz GOVE BEGINS: There are mountains in the world, a ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Agonizing Decisions
Agonizing Decisions Charles S. Houston, M.D. ONE OF MY friends and a companion were almost over an 18,000-foot pass ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Fitz Roy's Southeast Buttress
Fitz Roy’s Southeast Buttress Peter Friedrich, Centro Andino Buenos Aires FEW OF THE world’s great mountains impress one ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
East Face of Fitz Roy
East Face of Fitz Roy Miguel Angel Gallego, Club Montañero de Murcia, Spain AT THE SOUTHERN tip of the ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Arabian Fantasy–Jebel Misht
Arabian Fantasy–Jebel Misht Michael P. Searle, England THE TIMELESS deserts of Arabia spread out across 1000 kilometers of shimmering sand ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
The North Face of Rakaposhi
The North Face of Rakaposhi David M. Cheesmond DAY 1: We walk up to the site of our old Base Camp ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Kayaking and Climbing in the Karakoram
Kayaking and Climbing in the Karakoram Andrew Embick, M.D. THE KARAKORAM RANGE can be thought of as the edge ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Makalu–Almost
Makalu—Almost Douglas Scott, Alpine Climbing Group wE HAD COME to climb Makalu. This isolated and very beautiful region has ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Gaurishankar's West Face
Gaurishankar’s West Face Wyman Culbreth FROM A DUSTY bus window I watched the landscape pass by, then turned to ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Himalchuli
Himalchuli Michael Yager AN HOUR AFTER we had set up the tent and crawled inside, the wind picked up. While ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Cho Oyu
Cho Oyu Vera Komarkova DINA AND I MET up in Bangkok; she had arrived circuitously from Czechoslovakia and I from ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Everest from the North
Everest from the North James Wickwire TWO YEARS AFTER a nearly successful attempt to reach the summit of Everest by ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Thalay Sagar–Northeast Buttress
Thalay Sagar— Northeast Buttress Michael Kennedy ANOTHER WAVE of spindrift washed over the darkened tent. Raw from the thin cold ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Mountaineering in Antarctica
Mountaineering in Antarctica Dee Molenaar, Robert A. Wharton, Jr., John Schutt ALTHOUGH 98% of its surface is covered by ice, the ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Physiology of Altitude Sickness, Its Role in Alpine Style Rush Tactics
Physiology of Altitude Illness Its Role in Alpine Style Rush Tactics Charles S. Houston, M.D. LAST YEAR a world-class ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Incidence of Acute Mountain Sickness, A Study of Winter Visitors to Six Colorado Resorts
Incidence of Acute Mountain Sickness A Study of Winter Visitors to Six Colorado Resorts Charles S. Houston, M.D. MANY ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
Taping for Hand and Fist Cracks
Taping for Hand and Fist Jam Cracks Andrew Embick, M.D. ROCK SHOES provide comfort and protection for the climber’...
AAJ
Feature Article
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park and Preserve Mountaineering Summary, 1984
Denali National Park and Preserve Mountaineering Summary, 1984. In 1984, the climbing season in Denali National Park and Preserve began on two ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
Mount McKinley, Ridge of No Return
The Ridge of No Return is the southeast-trending ridge which descends from Point 15,000 on Mount McKinley’s South Buttress before ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McKinley, South Face, New Route
Mount McKinley, South Face, New Route. From May 13 to 23 we climbed a new route on the south face of Mount ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, McKinley, Foraker, Hunter, Rooster Comb, P 11,300
McKinley, Foraker, Hunter, Rooster Comb, P 11,300. An expedition of the French Groupe Militaire de Haute Montagne was led by Lieutenant ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hunter, North Face
Mount Hunter, North Face. Benoît Grison and I made a new route on the north face of Mount Hunter ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Huntington, West Face, P 11,300 Traverse, and McKinley, Reality Ridge
Mount Huntington, West Face, P 11,300 Traverse, and McKinley, Reality Ridge. Rob Rohn and I flew to the west fork of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, P 10,206, P8715 and P 8110
P 10,206, P 8715 and P 8110. Jim Bouchard and I were flown to an alpine tarn north of the Eldridge Glacier terminus ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Throne, Dragon's Spine and Other Peaks, Little Switzerland
Throne, Dragon’s Spine and Other Peaks, Little Switzerland. Pete Pollard, John Rich and I spent 17 days on the Pika ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Gurney Peak, Shadows-Sunshine Couloir; Citadel, East Buttress and Avalanche Peak, South Buttress, Kichatna Spires
Gurney Peak, Shadows-Sunshine Couloir; Citadel, East Buttress and Avalanche Peak, South Buttress, Kichatna Spires. In May Jack Lewis and I ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, P 9420, P9900, P 10,200 and Mount Hess, Southeast Ridge, Hayes Range
P 9420, P 9900, P 10,200 and Mount Hess, Southeast Ridge, Hayes Range. Roman Dial, Matt Van Enkevort, Martin Leonard and Chuck Comstock ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hayes, Northern Edge of the West Face
Mount Hayes, Northern Edge of the West Face. Geoff Radford, Andy Reynolds, Kate Bull and Steve Will climbed this 5000-foot-high ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Twaharpies Peaks, Wrangell Mountains
Twaharpies Peaks, Wrangell Mountains. We eight Poles flew from McCarthy to the Glacier Creek landing on the Chitistone River. We ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias, East Ridge
St. Elias, East Ridge. In November 1983 sailing-yacht Northanger left England, bound for Alaska via the Panama Canal. On May 23 Rick ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias, Southwest Ridge
St. Elias, Southwest Ridge. Josef Hassler and I made the eleventh ascent of Mount St. Elias, the fourth of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Haydon Peak
Haydon Peak. Barbara Stitt and I reconnoitered the south side of Mount St. Elias in May and June. On June 4, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Fairweather, West Ridge, Winter Ascent
Fairweather, West Ridge, Winter Ascent. On March 16 Alaskans Dave Pahlke, George Ferry, Richard Burton, Bruce Hickok and I made the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Traverse of Endicott Mountains
Traverse of Endicott Mountains. Patrick Call, Cedron Jones and I traversed a portion of the Endicott Mountains in the Brooks ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Alaska, Ice Climbing Near Valdez
Ice Climbing Near Valdez. An explosion of activity in climbing new routes resulted from good ice conditions and increasing interest ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Burgundy Spire, North Face, Winter Ascent
Burgundy Spire, North Face, Winter Ascent. Two months of no climbing have Kit Lewis, Kevin Joiner, and me desperate for ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Mount Terror, Norh Face, Left Side
Mount Terror, North Face, Left Side. From July 14 to 17, I soloed a new route on the north face of Mount ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Mesahchie Peak
Mesahchie Peak. This peak has received increasing attention in the past few years. On July 29, 1978, Stimson Bullit and Kjell Gustafson ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Jack Mountain, East Ridge
Jack Mountain, East Ridge. On a weekend excursion to Jack Mountain, my brother Carl and I climbed this route. From ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Mount Index, Middle-Main Peak Gully
Mount Index, Middle-Main Peak Gully. On January 20, Fred Dunham and I climbed the gully between the Middle and Main Peaks ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Mount Stuart, Northwest Couloir
Mount Stuart, Northwest Couloir. In early May, Lee Cunningham and I snowshoed once again up Mountaineer Creek. Our objective this ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, West Annapurna, Stuart Range
West Annapurna, Stuart Range. Using an approach from Ingalls Creek, Dave Beckstead and I made the first ascent of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Bridge Creek Wall, Wet and Wild
Bridge Creek Wall, “Wet and Wild. ” In December of 1983, Matt Kerns and I climbed the waterfall that forms in the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Winter Climbing in the Snoqualmie Pass Area
Winter Climbing in the Snoqualmie Pass Area. Winter climbing has become quite popular on these small but rugged peaks. The ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Mount Snoqualmie, Northwest Face, First Winter Ascent
Mount Snoqualmie, Northwest Face, First Winter Ascent. In January, Greg Colum and I decided to attempt the route first climbed ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985
North America, United States, Washington-Cascade Mountains, Cutthroat Peak, East-Face Couloir
Cutthroat Peak, East-Face Couloir. In April Tim Wilson and I made the first ascent of the prominent gully system that ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1985