American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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First Ascents of Routes on Mount Everest, 1963-1987
First Ascents of Routes on Mount Everest, 1963-1987 Compiled by Dee Molenaar Year Date(s) Route Nationality Climbers  1953 5/29 South Col, ...
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Notes
1988
Asia, India—Sikkim, Kabru Dome, Forked Peak and Rathong
Kabru Dome, Forked Peak and Rathong. An Indian Army expedition led by Major K.V. Cherian climbed these three peaks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, India—Sikkim, Chomoyummo, 1986
Chomoyummo, 1986. As preparation for the 1987 Kangchenjunga expedition, the Indian Army Assam Rifles climbed Chomoyummo (6823 meters, 22,368 feet) in northern Sikkim. (The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, India—Sikkim, Kangchenjunga Ascent and Tragedy
Kangchenjunga Ascent and Tragedy. A 62-member team from the Indian Army Assam Rifles, including three women, was led by Major ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Himalayan Fatalities, 1986
Himalayan Fatalities, 1986. I have read with considerable interest the pages devoted to the Himalaya. On the basis of these reports, ...
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Notes
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga, North Face Solo Attempt
Kangchenjunga, North Face Solo Attempt. Frenchman Eric Monier hoped to climb the north face of Kangchenjunga solo. He set out ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga
Kangchenjunga. On October 10, Australians Michael Groom and John Coulton went to the summit of Kangchenjunga by the southwest face in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga, North Face Attempt
Kangchenjunga, North Face Attempt. Terry Tremble, Dr. Carol Brand-Maher and I attempted to climb the north face of Kangchenjunga. Dr. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga South Attempt
Kangchenjunga South Attempt. The leader of three Belgians and a Nepalese on the southwest face of Kangchenjunga, Alain Hubert, reached 8000 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Winter Ascent, 1988
Kangchenjunga Winter Ascent, 1988. A South Korean expedition led by Jung Sang-Moo made a winter ascent of the southwest face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Yalung Kang Attempt
Yalung Kang Attempt. I had originally hoped to climb Yalung Kang by the normal southeast-face route with a small alpine-style ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna (Jannu) Attempt
Kumbhakarna (Jannu) Attempt. Beverly Boynton*, Randal Harrington, Evan Kaplan, Chuck Schaap, James Springer, Callum MacKay (our only Briton) and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna, North Face
Kumbhakarna, North Face. Ascent and Tragedy. Our expedition consisted of Ger Friele, Edmond Öfner, Ferry van Wilgenburg, Rudolf de Koning, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna (Jannu) North Face
Kumbhakarna (Jannu) North Face. Erik Decamp, François Marsigny, Spaniard Juan Tomás and I arrived at Base Camp on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna (Jannu)
Kumbhakarna (Jannu). Our team was made up of Elizabeth Julliard, Marion Gaillard, Gérard Auger, Jean-Robert Grasso, Mario Paffumi, Fré...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. This five-man expedition from the Netherlands hoped to climb the Yugoslavian route on the south face of Makalu. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Swiss Makalu Attempt
Swiss Makalu Attempt. Two of the three team members, Daniel Anker and Martin Fischer, reached their high point of 7600 meters ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Austrian Makalu Attempt
Austrian Makalu Attempt. This five-man Austrian expedition led by Wilfried Studer ended with a permit for the west-pillar route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. The 1987 Franco-American Makalu Expedition consisted of Michel Fauquet, leader; Americans Michael Crosset, Fred Phinney, Barry Rosenbaum, Jay Sieger ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Winter Attempt
Makalu Winter Attempt. Our expedition was composed of Poles Andrzej Machnik, leader, Grzegorz Fliegel, Julian Kobowicz, Wojciech Jedlinski, Zbigniew Terlikowski ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kangchungste (Makalu II) Attempt
Kangchungtse (Makalu II) Attempt. Swiss climbers Wilma Simonetta and Claudio Righeschi intended to climb the normal route on Kangchungtse. They ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Kangchungste (Makalu II) Attempt and Tragedy
Kangchungtse (Makalu II) Attempt and Tragedy. A ten-member French expedition led by Louis Dollo attempted Kangchungtse by the normal south-ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Chamlang East Attempt
Chamlang East Attempt. Jon Deak and I, one of four regular members and founder and life president respectively of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Baruntse Attempt
Baruntse Attempt. A French expedition led by André Mathis failed to climb the northeast face and north ridge of Baruntse. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam. Nelson Max, Bruce Cox, Dave Karl, Ron Norton, Chip Kamin and I arrived at 15,000 feet at the normal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam. The first Greek ascent of any Himalayan or Karakoram peak was achieved on April 17 when Mike Tsoukias, Christos ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam South Ridge Attempt
Ama Dablam South Ridge Attempt. After a 13-day walk-in, we arrived at Base Camp on September 17. Four members succumbed to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, North Ridge Attempt
Ama Dablam, North Ridge Attempt. Steven Davis, Charles “Mick” Holt, Jeffery Alzner and I attempted the north ridge of Ama ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam Attempt
Ama Dablam Attempt. A British-American expedition led by Englishman William O’Connor had hoped to climb Ama Dablam’s normal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Bulgarian Ama Dablam Attempt
Bulgarian Ama Dablam Attempt. This Bulgarian expedition led by Venelin Petrov had hoped to climb a new route, the northwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam. An American team led by Annie Whitehouse had planned to attempt Tawoche first and then Ama Dablam, but ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Tawoche Attempt
Tawoche Attempt. Ten Britons and Americans were led by Scott Mal Duff on a guided climb on the southwest face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Shar Attempt
Lhotse Shar Attempt. The members of our expedition were Filip Bence, Janez Benkovic, Vincenc Bercic, Tomo Cesen, Milan Gladek, Silvo ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Shar
Lhotse Shar. Our expedition was composed of Guy Donzey, Dr. Xavier Bigard, Pierre Royer, Lionel Mailly, Yves Tedeschi, Eric Gramond, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Shar, East Ridge Attempt
Lhotse Shar, East Ridge Attempt. Alan Burgess, Joe Frank, Dick Jackson and I had hoped to traverse from Lhotse Shar ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Shar Tragedy
Lhotse Shar Tragedy. On September 27, four of the Spanish Catalan expedition that was trying to repeat the Austrian route on ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse South Face Attempt
Lhotse Attempt. Frenchmen Eric Escoffier and Eric Beilin and Swiss Stéphane Schaffter acclimatized on Island Peak and Lhotse Shar ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
Lhotse South Face Attempt. An International expedition to the still unclimbed south face of Lhotse was led by Krzysztof Wielicki. ...
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Club Activities
1988
Asia, Nepal, Czechoslovakian Everest Attempt
Czechoslovakian Everest Attempt. A Czechoslovakian expedition of 23 climbers was led by Ivan Gálfy. They had hoped to make two ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Everest Attempt
Everest Attempt. Our expedition was composed of 13 Spaniards and two Italians. We set up Base Camp on April 3. Camps I, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Everest Attempt
Everest Attempt. In the post-monsoon 31 climbers attempted Everest from the Western Cwm. All but four climbers were on the permits ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Everest Attempts
Everest Attempts. The “expedition” organized by Hanns Schell was actually a group of teams. It included the American Snowbird Expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Everest Attempt
Everest Attempt. The Snowbird Everest expedition began with a casual visit to Nepal’s Ministry of Tourism and then a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Everest Attempt
Everest attempt. Raging winds brought progress on our four-man attempt on the south pillar of Everest to a standstill as ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Everest
Everest. A Korean expedition led by Hahm Tak-Young successfully climbed Everest by the South Col. Heo Young-Ho and Ang Rita ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Nuptse Attempt
Nuptse Attempt. On October 10, after four bivouacs, the two members, Italians Enrico Rosso and Fabrizio Manoni, reached 6700 meters on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Nuptse Attempt
Nuptse Attempt. Like the Italian team this season, Americans Rob Newsom and his companion wanted to climb the south spur ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Pumori Attempt
Pumori Attempt. The two Dutch climbing members, leader Joost Pielage and Bart Jordans, never really got onto the mountain in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, East Face
Pumori, East Face. On October 25, Sherpas Sundare, Ang Dorje and Nima and I got to the top of Pumori. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Japanese Southwest Ridge Ascent
Pumori, Japanese Southwest Ridge Ascent. This large expedition marched up the mountain in true Himalayan style with four camps, 3000 meters ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988