American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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South America, Peru?Cordillera Blanca, Cerro Parón, South-Southeast Face
Cerro Parón, South-Southeast Face. On August 14, Iñaki San Vicente and I made a new route on the nearly ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Peru?Cordillera Blanca, Ski and Paraglider Descents
Ski and Paraglider Descents. Twenty-four Slovene climbers, extreme skiers and paragliders visited the Cordillera Blanca in May and June. The ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Cayesh, New Route on West Face and Huascarán Norte Northwest Ridge
On June 30, Malte Roeper and I climbed with a porter and two donkeys to the head of the Quebrada Cayesh. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Peru?Cordillera Blanca, P 5697
P 5697. In July, Jostein Maardalen and I nearly completed the first ascent of P 5697 (18,691 feet) via the south ridge. The ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Peru?Cordillera Huayhuash, Jurau, West Face
Jurau, West Face. A British expedition had hoped to climb the previously unascended west face of Siulá Chico but failed ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Peru?Cordillera Huayhuash, A Sendero Luminoso Visit to a Canadian Base Camp
A Sendero Luminoso Visit to a Canadian Base Camp. At five A.M. on July 29, our Base Camp at Jahuacocha ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Peru?Cordillera Huayhuash, Sarapo, South Face Ascent and West Face Ski Descent
Sarapo, South Face Ascent and West Face Ski Descent. Italians Toni Valeruz and Tita Weiss made the ascent of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Southern Peru, Pucacocha and Other Peaks, Cordillera de la Viuda
Pucacocha and Other Peaks, Cordillera de la Viuda. These rock-and-ice peaks lie between the Jatúnchacua range in the north, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Southern Peru, Ausangate and Other Peaks, Cordillera Vilcanota
Ausangate and Other Peaks, Cordillera Vilcanota. Five Poles climbed in the Cordillera Vilcanota in June. We were Maciej Karon, Andrzej ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Southern Peru, Salcantay, North Face, Cordillera Vilcabamba
Salcantay, North Face, Cordillera Vilcabamba. From June 19 to 21, Peruvian Alberto Callupe and I made a new route on the north ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Cleaning and Maintaining Climbing Base Camps in South America
Cleaning and Maintaining Climbing Base Camps in South America. In South America there are many beautiful climbing areas that are ...
AAJ
Notes
1989
South America, Bolivia, Cololo, West Ridge, Cordillera Apolobamba
Cololo, West Ridge, Cordillera Apolobamba. We approached the Cordillera Apolobamba by jeep via Nubi Pampa. From Base Camp at 15,000 feet, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America. Chile, Licancabur and Llullaillaco
Licancabur and Llullaillaco. On December 31, 1987, Americans Chuck Huss, Bill Koener, Gordie Vernon and I and Chileans Gastón Oyarzún ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Chile, Cerro Azul, Maule Region, Winter Ascent
Cerro Azul, Maule Region, Winter Ascent. Cerro Azul (3800 meters, 12,467 feet) was ascended in winter and descended on skis for the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentina, Cerro Bonete Chico and Pilar de las Pailas, Northern Andes
Cerro Bonete Chico and Pilar de las Pailas, Northern Andes. Remote Bonete Chico (unofficial name) in Catamarca Province was ascended ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentina, Aconcagua Southwest Ridge
Aconcagua Southwest Ridge. Milan Romih and I climbed in Argentina around the beginning of 1988. On December 31, 1987, I made a new ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentina, Aconcagua, New Route on the West Face
Aconcagua, New Route on the West Face. The west face of Aconcagua is seen at advantage from the Plaza de ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentina, Aconcagua
Aconcagua. On January 14, we were on top of Aconcagua. Our intention had been to do the Polish route, but a ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentina, Puta de Indio and Cerro Agua Negra, Central Andes
Pata de Indio and Cerro Agua Negra, Central Andes. The newly opened international pass of Agua Negra, connecting San Juan, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentina, Cerro Morro Overo, Central Andes
Cerro Morro Overo, Central Andes. A number of medium-sized but bold rock peaks near the Mendoza frontier with Chile remain ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Southern Summer in the Fitz Roy-Cerro Torre Region, 1988-9
Southern Summer in the Fitz Roy-Cerro Torre Region, 1988-9. Until now (January 26, 1989), there has been little news except for the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Peaks near Cerro Torre and San Lorenzo, 1987
Peaks near Cerro Torre and San Lorenzo, 1987. An Italian expedition made a number of excellent ascents in the Fitz Roy-Cerro ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Aguja Saint Exupéry, West Face, and Fitz Roy, 1987
Aguja Saint Exupéry, West Face, and Fitz Roy, 1987. After the ascent of Cerro Torre from October 27 to 31, 1987 by Rosanna ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Aguja Rafael, West Face, and Saint Exupéry, North Face and Upper East Ridge
Aguja Rafael, West Face, and Saint Exupéry, North Face and Upper East Ridge. On January 25, my wife Sue Harrington ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Torre de la Media Luna
Torre de la Media Luna. This tower rises between El Mocho and Cerro Torre. It was first climbed on February 4 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Cerro Riso Patrón
This elegant rock-and-ice pinnacle (c. 3000 meters, 9843 feet) was climbed for the first time on August 15 in the Southern Hemisphere winter ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Monte Balmaceda Attempt
Monte Balmaceda Attempt. I accompanied a nine-member expedition of the Federación de Andinismo de Chile to the east-northeastern side ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Mano del Diablo, 1987
Cerro Mano del Diablo, 1987. On January 18, 1987, French climbers Bertrand Doligez and Jean-Louis Hourcadette made the first ascent of Cerro Mano ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Paine Towers, Various Ascents, 1987
Paine Towers, Various Ascents, 1987. Italians Fabio Leoni, Giuseppe Bagattoli, Michele Cagol and Josef Espen made the first ascent of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, North Tower of Paine Attempt
North Tower of Paine Attempt. In December, 1987, Matjaž Ravhekar, Ivan Rejc and I entered the Paine area, hoping to climb ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
South America, Argentine-Chilean Patagonia, Torres de Paine, South Tower, Nearly Complete Ascent of West Face, 1987
Torres de Paine, South Tower, Nearly Complete Ascent of West Face, 1987. We were Antonio Prestini, Lornza Bergamaschi, Enzo Parazzoli, Luciano ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Antarctica, Northern Victoria Land, Mount Minto
Mount Minto, Northern Victoria Land. Mount Minto (4163 meters, 13,658 feet) is the highest point in Northern Victoria Land. It had been ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Antarctica, Vinson Massif
Vinson Massif. Vern Tejas climbed the highest peak in Antarctica in 14 hours from Base Camp to summit to Base Camp ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Europe, Switzerland, Eiger North Face
Eiger North Face, Switzerland. Although I remember the Editor referring to the Eiger North Face as an “attractive shooting gallery,” ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Oceania, Irian Jaya, Puncak Trikora, 1987
Puncak Trikora, 1987. On August 16, 1987, Günter and Werner Hönlinger and I made the first ascent of Puncak Trikora (4765 meters, 15,633 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Saudi Arabia, Jabel Dalfa and Jabel Haddad Massifs
Jabel Dalfa and Jabal Haddad Massifs, West Central Arabia, 1989. On January 12, 1989, I made the first ascent of a prominent granitic ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, India—Arunachal Pradesh, P 6247, South of Gorichen, Arunachal Pradesh, 1987
P 6247, South of Gorichen, Arunachal Pradesh, 1987. A 37-member team of the 21st Mountain Division of the Indian Army was led ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Bhutan, Kankar Pünzum Attempt, 1986
Kankar Pünzum Attempt, 1986. (The report on this expedition has only just now become available. —Editor.) A team of five ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Bhutan, Jichu Drake, First Ascent to the Main Peak
Jichu Drake, First Ascent to the Main Peak. After an unsuccessful attempt on the southeast ridge by Japanese ladies in ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, India-Sikkim, Forked Peak and Kabru Dome Correction
Forked Peak and Kabru Dome Correction. Page 184 of AAJ, 1988 carried an account about Major K. V. Cherian’s expedition’s ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Kanchenjunga Attempt and Tragedy
Kanchenjunga Attempt and Tragedy. The advance party of four members and one support member left Bombay on February 22. At Hille ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga North Face Attempt
Kangchenjunga North Face Attempt. Spanish Basques unsuccessfully attempted to climb Kangchenjunga from the north but were thwarted by bad weather. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga, Southwest Face
Kangchenjunga, Southwest Face. A Japanese expedition, led by Masaaki Fukushima, made the 26th ascent of Kangchenjunga, climbing the southwest face. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Yalungkang
Yalungkang. Our Basque expedition entirely from Azpeitia was composed of Pako Uriarte, José Urbieta, Benantxio Irureta, Pello Aranburu, Francisco Javier ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Makalu West Buttress, One-Day Solo Ascent
Makalu West Buttress, One-Day Solo Ascent. I spent from April 8 to 25 with Iman Gurung and Onggel Sherpa fixing rope on ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. Our expedition consisted of Gino Baccanelli, Battistino Bonali, Giuseppe Buila, Giancarlo Domenighini, Giovanni Ducoli, Dr. Sandro Ghitti, Guiglielmo ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. Our expedition consisted of Germans Michael Dacher, Ralf Dujmovits, Richard Koller, my wife Gaby and me as leader ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Ascent and Tragedy and Kangchungtse
Makalu Ascent and Tragedy and Kangchungtse. The Polish Makalu Expedition consisted of Krystyna Palmowska, Amalia Kaploniak, Jolanta Patynowska, Dr. Ryszard ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu. Attempt. We arrived at Base Camp on August 29. The team members were Australian Greg Child, Irishman Terry Mooney, Indians ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt and Kangchungtse Ascent
Makalu Attempt and Kangchungtse Ascent. Our expedition hoped to climb Makalu by the original French route. We were Jordi Agulló, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1989