American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Everest: The Testing Place
Everest: The Testing Place. John B. West. McGraw Hill, New York, 1985. 187 pages, illustrated. $18.95. You might think that some 200 books and ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Human Adaptation
Human Adaptation. Amitabha Basu and Kailash C. Malhotra, editors. Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, 1984. 325 pages. Not priced. Twenty-five papers are collected ...
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Book Reviews
1986
High Altitude Deterioration
High Altitude Deterioration. J. Rivolier, P. Cerretelli, J. Foray, and P. Segantini, editors. Karger, New York. 1985. 227 pages, many diagrams and ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Medicina de Montaña
Medicina de Montaña. Eusko Jaurlaritza, Editor. Itxaropen, S.A., Zarautz. 1984. 414 pages. Not priced. This collection of papers presented at ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Expédition Médicale Fraçaise en Himalaya
Expédition Médicale Française en Himalaya. Jean Paul Richalet, editor. Mimeographed, Paris 1982. 400 pages, many charts. In 1981 a strong ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Medicine for Mountaineering
Medicine for Mountaineering. James A. Wilkerson, M.D., Editor. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1985. 438 pages, black and white drawings, diagrams and tables. ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Mountaineering First Aid
Mountaineering First Aid. Martha J. Lentz, Stephen C. Macdonald and Jan D. Carline. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1985. 112 pages, black and white ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Eric Shipton: The Six Mountain Travel Books
Eric Shipton: The Six Mountain Travel Books. Diadem Books, London & The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1985. 800 pages. $30.00. This is the age of re-runs, ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Everest Grand Circle: A Climbing and Skiing Adventure through Nepal and Tibet
Everest Grand Circle: A Climbing and Skiing Adventure through Nepal and Tibet. Ned Gillette and Jan Reynolds. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1985. 264 ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Everest 82
Everest 82. Moscow 1984. 360 pages, 162 pages of illustrations in color. Not priced. This account of the highly successful Soviet expedition to Everest ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Everest: De los Andes al Himalaya
Everest: De los Andes al Himalaya. Gastón Oyarzún. SEL Publicaciones, Santiago, 1984. 197 pages, black and white and color photographs. ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Le jeu de la montagne et du hasard
Le jeu de la montagne et du hasard. Anne Sauvy. Arthaud-Montalba, Paris, 1985. 16 short stories. 274 pages. 75 French francs. When I was ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Breaking Point
Breaking Point. Glenn Randall. Chockstone Press, Denver, 1984. 135 pages, color photographs, appendixes. $9.95. On May 11, 1980, Glenn Randall and partners Peter Metcalf and ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Joe Dodge: One New Hampshire Institution
Joe Dodge: One New Hampshire Institution. William L. Putnam. Phoenix Publishing, Canaan, New Hampshire, 1986. 184 pages, 60 photographs, appendixes. $16.00. This is the ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Two Generations
Two Generations. Edmund and Peter Hillary. Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1985. 223 pages, 31 color photographs, 4 sketch maps. £10.95. As its title suggests, Edmund ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Off the Beaten Track
Off the Beaten Track. Elizabeth D. Woolsey. Wilson Bench Press (PO Box 104, Wilson WY 83014). 208 pages, black and white photographs, glossaries. $19.75. ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Menlove: The Life of John Menlove Edwards
Menlove: The Life of John Menlove Edwards. Jim Perrin. Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1985. (Distributed in the United States by David & ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Shawgunk Rock Climbing
Shawangunk Rock Climbing. Richard DuMais. Chockstone Press, Denver, 1985. 84 color and 31 black and white photographs. $27.50. Since the appearance of CLIMB!, climbing ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1986
Kilimajaro: The White Roof of Africa
Kilimanjaro: The White Roof of Africa. Harald Lange. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1985. 176 pages, 63 pages of color photographs, black and white drawings, ...
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Book Reviews
1986
La Cordillera Real de los Andes, Bolivia
La Cordillera Real de los Andes, Bolivia. Alain Messili. Los Amigos del Libro, Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1984. 222 pages, 9 color and 80 black-and-white photographs, 14 ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Parque Nacional Huascarán, Ancash–Perú
Parque Nacional Huascarán, Ancash-Perú . Jim Bartle. Dai Nippon, Tokyo, 1985. 40 pages, 68 color and 4 black-and-white photographs, 3 sketch maps. Paper. $8.00.
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Book Reviews
1986
Chaltel (Fitzroy)
Chattel (Fitzroy). Carlos Capellas, editor. Servicio General de Información de Montaña, Barcelona, 1985. 46 pages, 13 black-and-white photographs 22 line drawings and ...
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Book Reviews
1986
Konsaisu Gaidoku Sanme Jiten (A Concise Dictionary of Names of Foreign Mountains)
Konsaisu Gaikoku Sanmei Jiten (A Concise Dictionary of Names of Foreign Mountains). Ichiro Yoshizawa. SanseidoPublishing Co., Tokyo, 1984. 613 pages, 55 sketch maps ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1986
Gaston Rébuffat, 1921-1985
GASTON RÉBUFFAT 1921-1985 Gaston Rébuffat, longtime Honorary Member of the American Alpine Club and Officer of the French ...
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In Memoriam
1986
Benjamin E (Tom) King, 1929-1985
BENJAMIN E. (TOM) KING 1929-1985 Tom King, a member of the southern California Section, died on September 15, 1985 while doing what ...
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In Memoriam
1986
John Franklin Noxon, 1928-1985
JOHN FRANKLIN NOXON 1928-1985 I met John Noxon in 1950 at a recruiting meeting of the Harvard Mountaineering Club. John was ...
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In Memoriam
1986
William Spencer Child, 1909-1985
WILLIAM SPENCER CHILD 1909-1985 Bill Child was bom in Boston July 23, 1909, but grew up in Philadelphia, where his father was ...
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In Memoriam
1986
Julie A. Inwood, 1939-1985
JULIE A. INWOOD 1939-1985 Julie, like many of us who came from Colorado, was virtually brought up in the mountains. ...
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In Memoriam
1986
Helen Malcom Le Conte, 1905-1985
HELEN MALCOLM LE CONTE 1905-1985 Helen Malcolm Le Conte died in San Francisco on July 11 at the age of 80. She ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1986
Kim Momb, 1956-1986
KIM MOMB 1956-1986 Kim was with me in thought the day before his tragic avalanche accident. The air temperature and ...
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In Memoriam
1986
A.A.C., Alaska Section
A.A.C., Alaska Section. This was a most rewarding, productive year for the Section. Many members worked closely together ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1986
A.A.C., Cascade Section
A.A.C., Cascade Section. Fantastic climbing weather coupled with some very interesting functions made 1985 a great year for the ...
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Club Activities
1986
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. Much of 1985 was dominated by preparations for the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Club, ...
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Club Activities
1986
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section. The Sierra Nevada Section has been active on the crags and peaks of the ...
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Club Activities
1986
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. The A.M.C. finished a typically Standard year in 1985. We taught more than 60 people beginning rock ...
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Club Activities
1986
Idaho Alpine Club
Idaho Alpine Club. Our club, located in Idaho Falls, engages in diverse activities that include cross-country skiing, rafting, kayaking, bicycling, ...
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Club Activities
1986
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club completed another active year in 1985 with membership at 1000. Over 300 members participated in one of the various ...
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Club Activities
1986
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Thirty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada
This is the thirty-ninth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the ninth that has been edited and published ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1986
Missing Climbers—Cause Unknown, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson
MISSING CLIMBERS—CAUSE UNKNOWN British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson On August 17, 1984, Nicholas Vanderbilt (25) and Francis Gledhill (29) ascended the lower ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1986
Falling Ice, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Quebec, Shawbridge
FALLING ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Quebec, Shawbridge At 1500 on March 2, 1985, a climber (40) with limited experience was climbing solo on a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1986
Avalanche, Fall, Inadequate Equipment, Quebec, Charlevoix Mountains, Montagne Blanche
AVALANCHE, FALL, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Quebec, Charlevoix Mountains, Montagne Blanche At 1515 on March 3, 1985, a party of experienced skiers was approaching base ...
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Accident Reports
1986
Fall on Rock, Faulty Use of Belay Device, Ontario, Milton, Rattlesnake Point
FALL ON ROCK, FAULTY USE OF BELAY DEVICE Ontario, Milton, Rattlesnake Point On April 27, 1985, a climber (30) with some experience was ...
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Accident Reports
1986
Failure of Rappel, Chocks Pulled Out, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Near Banff
FAILURE OF RAPPEL, CHOCKS PULLED OUT, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, near Banff On May 26, 1985, an inexperienced climber (30) was beginning a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1986
Fall on Scree Slope, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tower of Babel
FALL ON SCREE SLOPE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tower of Babel On June 8, 1985, three scramblers had ascended the Tower of ...
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Accident Reports
1986
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis On July 11, 1985, two climbers departed early on the normal route. Usual ascent ...
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Accident Reports
1986
Fall on Rock, Descending Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Ishbel
FALL ON ROCK, DESCENDING UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Ishbel On July 13, 1985, two climbers were descending moderate slopes on the ...
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Accident Reports
1986
Fall, Equipment Failure, Load Too Heavy For Pack, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lyell Group
FALL, EQUIPMENT FAILURE, LOAD TOO HEAVY FOR PACK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lyell Group About noon on July 13, 1985, a party of 13 ...
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Accident Reports
1986
Falling Rock, Failure to Follow Route, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine
FALLING ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine On July 26, 1985, around 1300, an experienced climber (20) was ascending ...
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Accident Reports
1986
Cornice Collapse, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Patterson
CORNICE COLLAPSE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Patterson On July 24, 1985, two men were climbing Bluebird Glacier on Mount Patterson. About 1900 hours, ...
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Accident Reports
1986
Benighted in (1) Rain and (2) Snowstorm, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Cory
BENIGHTED IN (1) RAIN AND (2) SNOWSTORM, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Cory On August 11,1985, two climbers ascended Cory Crack, a ...
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Accident Reports
1986