American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Tibet, Everest Attempt
Everest Attempt. Between August 13 and 17 our team arrived at the Rongbuk Base Camp at 17,000 feet, hoping to climb the traditional ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Everest, North Face Attempt
Everest, North Face Attempt. Our team was composed of five women: Stacy Allison, Evelyn Lees, Liz Nichols, Melly Reuling and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Everest Northeast Ridge Attempt
Everest Northeast Ridge Attempt. Our expedition arrived at Base Camp at 5000 meters on September 3. We were British climbers Doug Scott ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Everest Attempt
Everest Attempt. In September, the Iranian, Mischa Saleki, who lives in Germany, reached the North Col of Everest from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Everest Tragedy
Everest Tragedy. The Defense Academy Team led by Takashi Kawakami comprised 10 members. They hoped to climb Everest by the west ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Asia, Tibet, Everest
Everest. A Japanese expedition is attempting Mount Everest from Tibet during the winter, as reported in January of 1988. The leader ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Changtse
Changtse. We were R. Turner, G. Nash, D. Hunter, C. Gordon, J. Smart and I as leader. We established Base ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Changtse Attempt
Changtse Attempt. Our expedition was composed of Mike Barry, Richard Fry, Sarah Gillam, Leslie Lawrence, Shay Nolan, Donal O’Murchu, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu from Tibet
Cho Oyu from Tibet. Our group from five nations under my leadership placed 13 climbers on the summit of Cho Oyu ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu Ascent and Paraglider Descent
Cho Oyu Ascent and Paraglider Descent. After seven Sherpas joined us on August 25, we settled Base Camp that same day ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Menlungtse Attempt
Menlungtse Attempt. Our team was composed of Norwegians Odd Eliassen, Bjørn Myrer-Lund, Torgeir Fosse and Helge Ringdal and Britons ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Labuche Kang Reconnaissance, 1986
Labuche Kang Reconnaissance, 1986. From September 1 to October 5, 1986, a joint Chinese-Japanese expedition made a reconnaissance of Labuche Kang (7367 meters, 24,170 feet). The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Labuche Kung
Labuche Kang. Labuche Kang lies between Cho Oyu and Shishapangma. The joint expedition of the Tibetan Mountaineering Association and the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma Attempt
Shisha Pangma Attempt. Our climbing party consisted of Chuck Huss. Ken Nolan, John Pelner, Art Porter and me. We arrived ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma
Shisha Pangma. New Zealanders Steve Bruce and Dick Price reached the summit of Shisha Pangma by the standard route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma and Kukuczka's 14th 8000er
Shisha Pangma and Kukuczka’s 14th 8000er. Polish climber Jerzy Kukuczka became the second person after Reinhold Messner to scale ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma
Shisha Pangma. Our nine-member Hungarian team climbed Shisha Pangma by the original route. We had a difficult journey to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Pungpa Ri Second Ascent and Shisha Pangma Attempt
Pungpa Ri Second Ascent and Shisha Pangma Attempt. Our expedition was a joint civilian and military operation with a 17-member ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Minor Peaks around Shisha Pangma
Minor Peaks around Shisha Pangma. In addition to the attempt on Shisha Pangma described above, we made climbs of other ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Dolmalari
Dolmalari. While making two pilgrimage circumabulations of unclimbed Kailas in western Tibet, I made an apparent first ascent of a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Tibet, Tamchok Kambab Kangri
Tamchok Kambab Kangri. While exploring the source of the Brahmaputra River for the National Geographic Society, I made a solo ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Western China, Bodga Shan
Bodga Shan. Located in the eastern Tien Shan Mountains, Bogda Shan (5445 meters, 17,864 feet) was first climbed in 1981 by Japanese climbers. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Western China, The Crown (Huang Guan Shan) Attempt
The Crown (Huang Guan Shan) Attempt. Our 14-man expedition was composed of Y. Hirose, N. Kondo, R. Tateyama, H. Shimizu, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Western China, Koshi Toshi Attempt, Kunlun Mountains
Koshi Toshi Attempt, Kunlun Mountains. An eight-member expedition under the leadership of Hisahiro Moro’oka attempted Koshi Toshi Mustagh (6699 meters, 21,979 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Western China, Mustagh Ata Ascent and Mustagh Ata North Attempt
Mustagh Ata Ascent and Mustagh Ata North Attempt. The NOK Mustagh Ata International Friendship Expedition successfully climbed Mustagh Ata (7546 meters, 24,757 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Western China, Mustagh Ata North
Mustagh Ata North. Horst Schindelbacher, Hans Sauseng, Thomas Hois, Manfred Wydra and I as leader climbed Mustagh Ata North in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, Western China, Mustagh Ata
Mustagh Ata. Our Franco-Italian ski expedition climbed the normal route on the Mustagh Ata. We arrived at Base Camp on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, USSR, Khan Tengri, North Face, 1986
Khan Tengri, North Face, 1986. One of the most notable Soviet climbs of 1986 was the new route on the 2800-meter-high, very ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, USSR, Pamir Camp
USSR Pamir Camp. The 1987 season was wet and snowy, worse than the 1986 season. Pik Lenina saw the brunt of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, USSR, P 5684, Pamir Mountains
P 5684, Pamir Mountains. A seven-man Bulgarian party led by Todor Batkov ascended a previously unclimbed, unnamed peak northeast of Pik ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Asia, USSR, Fanskiye Gory and Turkestanski Ranges
Fanskiye Gory and Turkestanski Ranges. Nine Americans climbed in two mountain ranges in the Soviet Union in 1987. Carla Firey, Tom ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1988
Clouds from Both Sides
Clouds from Both Sides, Julie Tullis’ autobiography (with a final chapter by Peter Gillman), takes us through her lifetime of ...
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Book Reviews
1988
K2, Triumph and Tragedy
Triumph and Tragedy by Jim Curran, is the definitive story in English of what happened on K2 in the summer ...
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Book Reviews
1988
K2
K2 by John Barry is a very different book. Barry was co-leader with Alan Rouse of the British expedition to ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Nanda Devi The Tragic Expedition
Nanda Devi The Tragic Expedition. John Roskelley. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 1987. 239 pages, illustrated. $16.95. A full accounting of the events on ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Überlebt—Alle 14 Achttausender
Überlebt—Alle l4 Achttausender. Reinhold Messner. BLV Verlagsgesellschaft, Munich, 1987. 247 pages. Many photographs, mostly in color, route paintings. On October 16, 1986 with ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Patagonia: Terra magica per alpinisti e viaggiatori
Patagonia: Terra magica per alpinisti e viaggiatori. Gino Buscaini and Silvia Metzeltin. Dall’Oglio, Milano, 1987. 272 pages, 73 color photographs, 76 black-and-white photographs, 11 ...
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Book Reviews
1988
El enigma de los santuarios indígenas de alta montaña
El enigma de los santuarios indígenas de alta montaña. Antonio Beorchia Nigris. Universidad Nacional de San Juan, San ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Mountain People
Mountain People. Michael Tobias, editor. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1986. 219 pages, black-and-white and color photographs, maps. $29.95. For the past several ...
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Book Reviews
1988
H.W. Tilman, The Eight Sailing/Mountain-Exploration Books
H.W. Tilman, The Eight Sailing/Mountain-Exploration Books by H.W. Tilman. Published simultaneously in the U.K. and the ...
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Book Reviews
1988
The Everest Years: A Climber's Life
The Everest Years: A Climber’s Life. Chris Bonington. Viking, New York, 1987. 256 pages, 160 photographs in color and black-and-white, maps. $24.95. Chris ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Norman Collie: A Life in Two Worlds—Mountain Explorer and Scientist, 1859-1942
Norman Collie: A Life in Two Worlds—Mountain Explorer and Scientist, 1859–1942. Christine Mill. Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen, 1987. XIII+197 pages, black-and-white ...
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Book Reviews
1988
A Dream of White Horses
A Dream of White Horses. Edwin Drummond. Diadem Books, Cheshire (England), 1987. 224 pages, black-and-white photographs. £10.95. Once in a while something happens ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Degrees of Difficulty
Degrees of Difficulty. Vladimir Shatayev. Translated from the Russian by Deborah Piranian. Foreword by Pete Schoening. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1987. 194 pages, 13 ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Yosemite Climbs
Yosemite Climbs. George Meyers & Don Reid. Chockstone Press, Inc., Denver, 1987. 433 pages, monochrome photos, line drawings, maps. $22.00 (paper). Yosemite Valley has ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Rock Climbs in the White Mountains of New Hampshire
Rock Climbs in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Second Edition. Ed Webster. Mountain Imagery (PO Box 210, Eldorado Springs, Colorado 80025), 1987. 564 ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Extreme Rock: Great British Rock Climbs
Extreme Rock: Great British Rock Climbs. Ken Wilson and Bernard Newman. Diadem Books, London, 1987. 296 pages, color photographs, line drawings, bibliography. £27.95. ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Pure and Perpetual Snow: Two Climbs in the Andes of Peru
Pure and Perpetual Snow: Two climbs in the Andes of Peru. David Mazel. The Free Solo Press, Alamosa, Colorado, 1987. 136 pages, 22 ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Angels of Light
Angels of Light. Jeff Long. William Morrow, 298 pages. $18.95. Jeff Long has written a climbing Western, with philosophical overtones. Yosemite Valley ...
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Book Reviews
1988
Going Higher, the Story of Man and Altitude
Going Higher, the Story of Man and Altitude. Charles S. Houston, M.D. Boston, Little, Brown and Company, revised edition, 1987. 324 ...
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Book Reviews
1988