American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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The August Catastrophe on K2
The August Catastrophe on K2 H. Adams Carter THE YEAR 1986 was a tragic one in the great mountains. It was ...
AAJ
Feature Article
1987
Death in High Places
Death in High Places Charles S. Houston, M.D. THE INCREDIBLE and the tragic were commonplace in the Himalayas during 1986. ...
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Feature Article
1987
K2's Magic Line
K2’s Magic Line Janusz Majer, Klub Wysokogórski, Katowice, Poland We dedicate our route to the memory of Americans ...
AAJ 1987
K2's South Face
K2’s South Face Jerzy Kukuczka, Klub Wysokogórski Katowice, Poland Translated by Ingeborga Dowbrawa-Cochlin TOGETHER WITH Tadeusz Piotrowski, I ...
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Feature Article
1987
Gasherbrum IV's Northwest Ridge
Gasherbrum IV’s Northwest Ridge Greg Child ON MOST EXPEDITIONS, you are invited along, agree to go, often without knowing ...
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Feature Article
1987
Canadian Light Everest Expedition
Canadian Light Everest Expedition Sharon Wood, Alpine Club of Canada IT WAS ONLY a few days after Dwayne Congdon and ...
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Feature Article
1987
A Hidden Gem- Ama Dablam's Northeast Face
A Hidden Gem—Ama Dablam’s Northeast Face Michael Kennedy SUNSHINE, light, and warmth were all I wanted after Ama ...
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Feature Article
1987
Kangtega's Northeast Buttress
Kangtega’s Northeast Buttress Jay Smith MY OVERBOOTS WERE rapidly disintegrating before my eyes. No matter how I kicked and ...
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Feature Article
1987
The Last Unclimbed Peak
The Last Unclimbed Peak Leigh N. Ortenburger CLIMBING HISTORY is not a subject that appeals to everyone. Many mountaineers are ...
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Feature Article
1987
Same Board, Different Rules
Same Board, Different Rules Michael Kennedy and John Steiger “Gee, in the old days people used aid to make things ...
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Feature Article
1987
Lost in America
Lost in America* Greg Child NIGHT HAD FALLEN. Randy Leavitt and I were high on the overhanging east face of ...
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Feature Article
1987
Desert Climbing
Desert Climbing Eric Bjørnstad IN 1986 THERE was a surge of climbing on the southwest desert that exceeded any year ...
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Feature Article
1987
The Monitor and the Merrimac
The Monitor and the Merrimac Ron Olevsky THERE ARE JUST two seasons for climbing in the canyon country of the ...
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Feature Article
1987
Foraker- Denali's Neglected Wife
Foraker—Denali’s Neglected Wife Donald J. Goodman Mount Foraker is a formidable mountain, and the route followed looked to ...
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Feature Article
1987
The Tusk
The Tusk Gary Speer I WAS PSYCHED. The loose holds, a slippery wet gully, and rockfall had taken its toll. ...
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Feature Article
1987
A Calling: Cayesh
NEVADO CAYESH IS a pinnacle in the Peruvian Andes. The name itself is derived from the Quechua word caye, meaning “...
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Feature Article
1987
Cerro Torre Solo
Cerro Torre Solo Marco Pedrini, Club Alpino Svizzero * THE ENORMOUS advances in free climbing achieved in the last ten years ...
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Feature Article
1987
Fitz Roy's Simon?i? Route
Fitz Roy’s Simoncic Route Matevž Lenarcic, Planinska Zveza Slovenije, Yugoslavia FITZ ROY, a colossus of granite and ice, is ...
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Feature Article
1987
East Face of Cerro Torre
East Face of Cerro Torre Stane Klemenc, Planiska Zveza Slovenije, Yugoslavia ANYONE WHO HAS experienced Patagonian weather cannot fail to ...
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Feature Article
1987
The Sacred Himalaya
The Sacred Himalaya Johan Reinhard HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION accounts often mention a fascination with the local people and their culture. Many ...
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Feature Article
1987
The Possible Altitude of K2
The Possible Altitude of K2 George Wallerstein, AAC and Astronomy Department, University of Washington Editor’s Note. The Journal is ...
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Feature Article
1987
Aconcagua
Aconcagua Carles Capellas and Josep Paytubi, Servei General d’Informació de Muntanya The idea of a new map of Aconcagua ...
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Feature Article
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park and Preserve Mountaineering Summary, 1986
Denali National Park and Preserve Mountaineering Summary, 1986. Record numbers of mountaineers, unusual weather patterns, light winter snow pack and volcanic ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, McKinley, East Buttress
McKinley, East Buttress. On May 29, Don Lee flew Scott Hartle, Joe Terravecchia and me to 7700 feet on the northwest fork ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Soviet-American Exchange on Mount McKinley
Soviet-American Exchange on Mount McKinley. In the spring of 1986 the Soviet-American Climbing Exchange resumed. Five of the ten members of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Foraker
Foraker. Our expedition to Foraker via the west ridge consisted of Mark Dale, Juan Esteban Lira, John Mason and me. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Foraker East Face
Foraker East Face. To acclimatize, Jaroslav Jaško and I climbed Mount Crosson. From there, we planned our route, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Foraker Talkeetna Ridge
Foraker, Talkeetna Ridge. On May 3, Dave Auble and I left the Kahiltna Glacier to attempt the second ascent of Foraker’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Hunter South Ridge
Hunter, South Ridge. During May, Ed Hart and I climbed the south ridge of Hunter, partly by the 1973 Waterman-Carman-Black route, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Hayes Range Ski Traverse
Hayes Range Ski Traverse. Mike Brown, Richard Cooper, David Williams and I made a ski traverse of the Hayes Range ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Hayes Range Speed Traverse
Hayes Range Speed Traverse. On the first weekend of May, U. S. Ski Team member Audun Endestadt and I skied 140 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Traverse of the Brooks Range from Kaktovik to Kotzebue
Traverse of the Brooks Range from Kaktovik to Kotzebue. On March 25 with 100-pound loads, Chuck Comstock on Nordic racing skis ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Chigmit Mountains, Reconnaissance
Chigmit Mountains, Reconnaissance. In late May 1983, Peter Reed and I travelled by float-plane to Lake Iliamna in search of good ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Gerdine
Mount Gerdine. Two previous ascents of Gerdine were made from the east, by Paul Crews, Sr. and Jr., Rod Wilson, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Valley of the Pillars, Wrangellia
Valley of the Pillars, Wrangellia. After nearly a decade on Valdez waterfalls, Carl Tobin and I stepped up to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Polar Bear Peak, Northwest Face, Chugach Mountains
Polar Bear Peak, Northwest Face, Chugach Mountains. During beautiful weather and suprisingly mild temperatures, Charlie Sassara and I climbed Polar ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Thompson Ridge Area, Chugach Mountains
Thompson Ridge Area, Chugach Mountains. On June 12 Jim Miller flew Bob Jacobs, Ole Kanestrom and me to the Thompson Ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, Thompson Ridge Area and Granite Ridge
Thompson Ridge Area and Granite Ridge. In addition to the mountains mentioned above in Kost’s report, the Poles climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, P 9385, University Range, Wrangell Mountains
P 9385, University Range, Wrangell Mountains. From August 1 to 8, Bob Jacobs and I led Randy and Kathy Haines, Seth Moshman and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, P 12,659
P 12,659. In July Fred Beckey, Bill Lahr and I started out to complete a climb Fred, Jim States, Chris Kopczynski ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias
St. Elias. Alaskans Bob Antonson, Dave Blanchet, Ray Koleser and Todd Miner climbed St. Elias by the south ridge, the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias Attempt
St. Elias Attempt. Günter Zimmermann, Urban Gebhart, Walter Kischlat, Winfried Hartmann and I were flown by Mike Ivers of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias Southeast and East Ridges Attempt
St. Elias Southeast and East Ridges Attempt. On June 13, Steve Bain, Karen Bush, Charlie Carr, Ben McKinley, Chip Morgan and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, East McMillan Spire, North Buttress, Southern Pickets
East McMillan Spire, North Buttress, Southern Pickets. From Terror Basin, Rachel Cox and I walked north along the Terror Basin-Azure ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Johannesburg, Northeast Face, Winter Ascent, North Cascades
Johannesburg, Northeast Face, Winter Ascent, North Cascades. In mid February Josh Lieberman and I took advantage of perfect weather and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Cuthroat Peak, East Face of North Summit, North Cascades
Cutthroat Peak, East Face of North Summit, North Cascades. Joe Bajan and I on September 21 did this fine route, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Dorado Needle, West Buttress, 1985
Dorado Needle, West Buttress, 1985. In October 1985, Dan Cauthorn and I found our way to Dorado Needle. Our route starts in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, El Dorado Peak, North Couloir
El Dorado Peak, North Couloir. The north face of El Dorado Peak is a hazardous enigma. In October, Dan Cauthorn ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, Mounts Triumph and Despair, Winter Ascents
Mounts Triumph and Despair, Winter Ascents. The winter of 1986 was an unpredictable one in the Cascades. During the last two ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
North America, United States, Washington-Cascades, The Pyramid, North Rib
The Pyramid, North Rib. This rib begins in MacMillan Cirque 2500 feet below the summit of the Pyramid. It starts as ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987