American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, China, Everest, Northeast-Ridge Attempt
Everest, Northeast-Ridge Attempt. Base Camp at 17,000 feet was reached on August 7 after a seven-hour drive from Xigar along the Friendship ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Everest, The Hornbein Couloir Direct from Tibet
Everest, The Hornbein Couloir Direct from Tibet. Swiss Erhard Loretan, Nicole Niquille, Jean Troillet, as well as my wife Annie ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Everest Solo Attempt
Everest Solo Attempt. With my support team of Ruth DeCew, Ed Webster and Kristina Kearney, I arrived at Base Camp ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Everest Hang Gliding
Everest Hang Gliding. We arrived in Base Camp on September 8, but because of confusion with the Chinese and the yak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Changtse
Changtse. A large joint Japanese-Chinese expedition was made up of 17 Japanese, 19 Chinese climbers, five Chinese supporters and three Chinese press ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Cho Aui
Cho Aui. Cho Aui lies on the Tibetan-Nepalese frontier west of Cho Oyu. The leader of this ten-man Himalayan Association ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Shisha Pangma
Shisha Pangma. Two groups of Trekking International were on Shisha Pangma, the first composed of Italians and Spaniards led by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, K2, North Ridge Attempt
K2, North Ridge Attempt. Our expedition, sponsored by the American Alpine Club, undertook an ascent of the north ridge of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, P 7167, Kunlun Mountains
P 7167, Kunlun Mountains. Our expedition traveled from Urumqi via Kashgar to the western end of the Kunlun Mountains. Base Camp ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Tuomur or Pik Pobedy Attempt, Tien Shan
Tuomur or Pik Pobedy Attempt, Tien Shan. We hoped to climb Tuomur, which the Soviets call Pik Pobedy, from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Kongur Attempt
Kongur Attempt. Nancey Goforth, Kathy Nilson, Pat Dillingham, Joan Provencher, Nancy FitzSimmons-Bloom, Deb Pranian, Suzanne Hopkins, Carole Petiet and I* ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata
Mustagh Ata. Our expedition consisting of Ann Smith, Bob Allison, Bob East, Dr. Kent Davidson, Mary Ann Davidson and me ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata, Approached form Pakistan
Mustagh Ata, Approached from Pakistan. From Islamabad on July 25 we headed by bus for the 4960-meter-high Kunjerab Pass on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, USSR, Pamir Mountains
Pamir Mountains. The yearly Soviet International Mountaineering Camps have become more and more popular. Last summer climbers from 18 countries participated, 45 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, USSR, Pik Kommunizma, Pamirs
Pik Kommunizma, Pamirs. With successes on the 7000-meter peaks in the Pamirs now becoming commonplace, I have only two reasons ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, USSR, Piks Kommunizma, Korzhenovskoi and Lenin
Piks Kommunizma, Korzhenovskoi and Lenin. “Team Alaska” led by Gary Bocarde and Susan Havens consisted further of Keith Fleischman, Willie ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, USSR, Pik Kommunizma
Pik Kommunizma. Our team was composed of Ken Bures, Al Bernsconi, Chuck Betcher, Dan Aguillar, Dave Grier, Al Chambard, Ken ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, USSR, Pik Kommunizma
Pik Kommunizma. Our 11-member team was composed of Scott Fisher, leader, Wes Krause, Stacey Allison, George Schunk, Brad Udall, Steve ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Asia, USSR, Ak-Su, Turkestan Range, Kirgiz SSR
Ak-Su, Turkestan Range, Kirgiz SSR. Our group of 16 climbers from the Alpine Club of the Natural Science Faculty of Charles ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Australasia, Irian Jaya, Carstensz Pyramid, Irian Jaya (New Guinea)
Carstensz Pyramid, Irian Jaya (New Guinea). This is the highest peak (5030 meters, 16,503 feet or 4884 meters, 15,023 feet) in Australasia. We pursued ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1987
Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape
Mountain Light: In Search of the Dynamic Landscape. Galen Rowell. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1986. 224 pages, 80 color photographs. $35.00. I once ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Moments of Doubt and Other Mountaineering Writings
Moments of Doubt and Other Mountaineering Writings. David Roberts. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1986. 237 pages. $13.95. In the nearly twenty years since the ...
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Book Reviews
1987
The Guiding Spirit
The Guiding Spirit. Andrew J. Kauffman and William L. Putnam. Footprint Publishing, Revelstoke, British Columbia, 1986. 256 pages, photographs, and proper maps. $16.00. ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir
Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir. Stephen Venables. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1986. 239 pages, color photographs, route diagram, maps, bibliography. £12.95. For all ...
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Book Reviews
1987
White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt. Everest
White Limbo: The First Australian Climb of Mt. Everest. Lincoln Hall. Kevin Weldon, McMahons Point, 1985. 262 pages, color photographs, route diagrams, ...
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Book Reviews
1987
First on Everest: The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine
First on Everest: The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine. Tom Holzel and Audrey Salkeld. Henry Holt, New York, 1986. 322 pages, black ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Island in the Sky: Pioneering Accounts of Mount Rainier, 1833-1894
Island in the Sky: Pioneering Accounts of Mount Rainier, 1833-1894. Paul Schullery, editor. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1987. 200 pages, black and white ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Seven Summits
Seven Summits. Dick Bass and Frank Wells, with Rick Ridgeway. Warner Books, New York, 1986. 336 pages, color photographs. $19.95. The late, and ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Hypothermia, Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries: Prevention, Recognition and Prehospital Treatment
Hypothermia, Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries: Prevention, Recognition and Prehospital Treatment. James A. Wilkerson, Cameron C. Bangs, John S. Hayward. ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Medicine for the Outdoors; A Guide to Emergency Medical Procedures and First Aid
Medicine For The Outdoors; A Guide to Emergency Medical Procedures and First Aid. Paul S. Auerbach. Little Brown, Boston, 1986. 345 pages, ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Avalanche Safety for Skiers & Climbers
Avalanche Safety for Skiers & Climbers. Tony Daffern. Rocky Mountain Books, Calgary, 1983. 172 pages, black and white photographs, diagrams, glossary, bibliography. $11.50 (Canada). ...
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Book Reviews
1987
The Avalanche Book
The Avalanche Book. Betsy Armstrong and Knox Williams. Fulcrum, Golden, Colorado, 1986. 212 pages, appendices, bibliography. $14.95. Anyone whose encounters with snow tend ...
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Book Reviews
1987
East Coast Rock Climbs
East Coast Rock Climbs. John Harlin III. Chockstone Press, Denver, 1986. 397 pages, black and white photographs, line drawings, maps. $22.00 (paper). This ...
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Book Reviews
1987
The Gunks Guide: Rock Climbs in the Shawangunks of New York
The Gunks Guide: Rock Climbs in the Shawangunks of New York. Todd Swain. Alpine Diversions, New Paltz, 1986. 318 pages, black and ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Lumpy Ridge and Estes Park Rock Climbs
Lumpy Ridge and Estes Park Rock Climbs. Scott Kimball. Chockstone Press, Denver, 1986. 184 pages, black and white photographs, line drawings. $15.00 (paper). ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Devils Tower National Monument: A Climber's Guide
Devils Tower National Monument: A Climber’s Guide. Steve Gardiner and Dick Guilmette. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1986. 136 pages, black and white ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Joshua Tree Rock Climbing Guide
Joshua Tree Rock Climbing Guide. Randy Vogel. Chockstone Press, Denver, 1986. 401 pages, black and white photographs, line drawings, maps. $25.00 (paper). Joshua ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Rock Climbs of Tuolumne Meadows
Rock Climbs of Tuolumne Meadows. Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein. Chock- stone Press, Denver, 1986. 140 pages, black and white photographs, line ...
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Book Reviews
1987
East Africa International Mountain Guide
East Africa International Mountain Guide. Andrew Wielochowski. West Col Productions, Goring, 1986. 151 pages, photographs, line drawings, maps, bibliography. $25.00 (U.S.). This ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Maps of Nepal
Maps of Nepal. Harka Gurung. White Orchid Books, Bangkok, 1983. 100 pages, 28 color and black and white maps, many sketches and geological ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Living on the Edge
Living on the Edge. Cherie Bremer-Kamp. Peregrine Smith Books, Layton, Utah, 1987. 213 pages, 33 color photos, 6 maps and diagrams. $19.95. There are risks ...
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Book Reviews
1987
Henry Snow Hall, Jr., 1895-1987
HENRY SNOW HALL, JR. 1895-1987 A very proper Bostonian, in every positive sense of the word, Henry Hall has been ...
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In Memoriam
1987
Fritiof Melvin Fryxell, 1900-1986
FRITIOF MELVIN FRYXELL 1900-1986 Fritiof M. Fryxell, geologist, professor, writer and mountaineer, died December 19, 1986 at his home in Rock Island, ...
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In Memoriam
1987
Noel E. Odell, 1890-1987
NOEL E. ODELL 1890-1987 The distinguished climber, geologist and friend, Noel E. Odell, died on February 21, 1987, as we were about ...
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In Memoriam
1987
Vitaly Mikhailovich Abalakov, 1906-1986
VITALY MIKHAILOVICH ABALAKOV 1906-1986 With good reason Vitaly Abalakov was known as “The Father of Soviet Mountaineering.” One of the ...
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In Memoriam
1987
John L. J. (Jerry) Hart, 1904-1986
JOHN L. J. (JERRY) HART 1904-1986 John Lathrop Jerome (Jerry) Hart, President of the American Alpine Club from 1970 until 1973, died ...
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In Memoriam
1987
Lillian Gest, 1898-1986
LILLIAN GEST 1898-1986 Lillian Gest, last surviving member of a prominent Philadelphia family, died in January, 1986, at age eighty-eight. Many ...
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In Memoriam
1987
Lawrence Irving Grinnell, 1889-1985
LAWRENCE IRVING GRINNELL 1889-1985 Lawrence Grinnell was not perhaps one of our most outstanding climbers, but rather an all-around outdoorsman, ...
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In Memoriam
1987
L.C. "Jack" Baldwin, 1921-1986
L.C. “JACK” BALDWIN 1921-1986 The mountaineering world lost a great leader when, on June 26, Jack Baldwin suffered a fatal ...
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In Memoriam
1987
Thomas Gordon Goman, 1944-1986
THOMAS GORDON GOMAN 1944-1986 Tom Goman died on Mount Hood May 14 while leading a climbing group from the Oregon Episcopal ...
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In Memoriam
1987