American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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504 Records

Title Publication Year
Asia, India—Garhwal, P 6352, Seta Glacier, 1988
P6352, Seta Glacier, 1988. On June 9, 1988, Mukul Mukhopadhay, Dilip Chakrabarty and I made the first ascent of P 6352 (20,840 feet) at the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Garhwal, Shivling West Summit
Shivling West Summit. After establishing Base Camp at Tapovan on September 1, Dan Jenkins, Austin Weiss and I lazed about for ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Garhwal, Shivling
Shivling. Germans Hans Raumer, leader, Dirk von Massenbach and Jimmy Rudolf reached Tapovan on October 9. They set up a camp ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Garhwal, "P 6400" (P 5969)
“P 6400*” (P5969). Tapovan is a normally a beautiful Base Camp with grass and water. After we arrived on May 2, unusually ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Garhwal, Bhriguparth
Bhrigupanth. An Indian team climbed this peak (6772 meters, 22,218 feet) by the northwest face and attempted the north ridge. They established ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Garhwal, Thalay Sagar Attempt
Thalay Sagar Attempt. Japanese Akira Kiuchi, Ken Kodachi and high-altitude porter Barubiru attempted to climb the west ridge of Thalay ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Garhwal, Thalay Sagar Attempts
Thalay Sagar Attempts. Difficult Thalay Sagar (6904 meters, 22,661 feet) was unsuccessfully attempted in 1989. Japanese Akira Kiuchi and a companion failed at 6200 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Garhwal, Jaonli Attempt from the South
Jaonli Attempt from the South. Although Jaonli (6632 meters, 21,760 feet) has been climbed several times from the Jaonli Bamak on the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Garhwal, Gangotri Climbs
Gangotri Climbs. Two members of a team from Bombay led by Uday Kolwankar climbed Gangotri I (6672 meters, 21,890 feet) in July. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh Climbs by Indians, 1988
Himachal Pradesh Climbs by Indians, 1988. Menthosa (6444 meters, 21,140 feet) was climbed on July 30, 1988 by leader Soumitra Ganguly and Chinmoy Pal. Kulu ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Peaks in Himachal Pradesh
Peaks in Himachal Pradesh. Indian climbers continued to make many ascents. Mulkila 4 (M4) was climbed by an expedition from Calcutta ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Kulu Pumori and Shigri Parbat
Kulu Pumori and Shigri Parbat. A 44-man expedition from the Indian Border Security Force climbed both of these peaks. Three ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Gyagar, Spiti
Gyagar, Spiti. We made the first ascent of remote Gyagar (6400 meters, 20,998 feet), which lies near the junction of Tibet, Ladakh ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Phabrang
Phabrang. A four-member Japanese group led by Shiro Sekimoto climbed Phabrang (6172 meters, 20,250 feet) twice by different routes. On August 8, all ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, Indrasan from the North
Indrasan from the North. After bicycling from Simla to Manali, our approach began on May 8. The conditions for the porters ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Himachal Pradesh, CB 13
CB 13. A Japanese expedition with 11 climbers led by Isao Minami put two teams on the summit of CB 13 (6264 meters, 20,223 feet) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Nun and Kun
Nun and Kun, 1988. A 95-member team from the Indian Army was led by Lieutenant Colonel H.S. Mann. Nun was ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Nun
Nun. Our expedition consisted of Austrians Willi Wehinger, Walter Bell, Kurt Kirchler, Götz Mayr and me as leader and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Nun Attempts
Nun Attempts. A number of expeditions to Nun this year failed to reach the summit. These included Netherlanders led by ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Nun
Nun. Spanish Basques made the ascent of Nun by the northwest face. After establishing three high camps, leader Juan Manuel ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Nun and Kun, UIAA Training Camp
Nun and Kun, UIAA Training Camp.The training camp organized by the UIAA was a remarkable success. A team of 28 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Kun
Kun. Three Italian expeditions attempted to climb Kun in 1989. Only the one led by Massimo Pagani succeeded. Those under the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Kun Attempt
Kun Attempt. A Colorado Mountain Club group attempted to climb Kun by the northeast ridge. Dick Dietz, Kent Groninger, Cathleen ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Kun Attempt
Kun Attempt. Our expedition was composed of Carla Barbanti, Claudio Ansaloni, Gian Paolo Bassi, Ermanno Boccolari, Giancarlo Calza, Loris Duzzi, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Kun
Kun. On August 10, our group, guided by Christian Laplace and me, gathered at Base Camp at 4400 meters on the moraine ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, White Needle
White Needle. Our expedition was composed of Gorka Estomés, Tomás Izco, José Luis Pérez, Mikel Repáraz, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, East Kishtwar Peaks
East Kishtwar Peaks. Our team comprised Bob Reid, Roger Webb, Dave Saddler and me. We were active to the north ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, P 6230, South of Umasi La, Kishtwar Himalaya
P 6230, South of Umasi La, Kishtwar Himalaya. On July 25, Ian Mills, Neil Brown and I climbed a new route, the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Hagshu Attempt
Hagshu Attempt. A British group led by John Barry failed to climb this difficult peak, which they were attempting by ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Kishtwar Himalaya
Hagshu, Kishtwar Himalaya. We were Tim Whitaker, Max Holliday, Phil Booth, Ken Hopper and I. Booth, Hopper and Holliday made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Matho Kangri I and III
Matho Kangri I and III. Matho Kangri (or Yan Kangri) had been climbed only once before, by Japanese in 1986. A 21...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Kashmir and Jammu, Kolahoi, Southeast Rib
Kolahoi, Southeast Rib. On June 25, Jan Harris and I made what may have been the first ascent of the southeast ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Eastern Karakoram, Saser Kangri I and IV, 1988
Saser Kangri I and IV, 1988. The 144 kilometers from Leh to Panamik were covered by Army trucks via the highest road ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Eastern Karakoram, Peaks above Chong Kumdan and Aq Tash Glaciers
Peaks Above Chong Kumdan and Aq Tash Glaciers. Our members were Arun Samant, Muslim Contractor, Monesh Devjani, Vijay Kothari, Ashwin ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Eastern Karakoram, Rimo II and IV
Rimo II and IV. An Indo-International expedition, led jointly by Sonam Palzor and Doug Scott, climbed Rimo II (7373 meters, 24,190 feet) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, India—Eastern Karakoram, Mamostang Kangri, Third Ascent
Mamostong Kangri, Third Ascent. Indian Army Engineers led by me climbed Mamostong Kangri (“Thousand Devils Peak”) by the same route ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, K2 Attempt
K2 Attempt. Our expedition comprised 10 Basques, Balti “Little” Karim and me. The Basque members were Iñaki Carranza, Juanjo San ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
K2 Attempt and Tragedy
An Austrian expedition was composed of leader Edi Koblmüller, Hans Bärnthaler, Robert Strouhal, Gustav Ammerer, Herbert Hutar, Dr. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, K2 Attempt
K2 Attempt. Swiss Jean Troillet and I made what hardly can be called an attempt on K2 from the west ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak Attempts
Broad Peak Attempts. This was not a good year for expeditions to Broad Peak. Bernard Muller and his wife Laurence ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I Ascent and Tragedy
Gasherbrum I Ascent and Tragedy. Our expedition, composed of four Japanese, Russian Igor Kurkov, Nepali Tsindi Dorje Sherpa and Austrians ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I
Gasherbrum I. Austrian Willi Bauer was back in the Karakoram in 1989 from which he barely escaped in the disastrous 1986 tragedy ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Netherlands Gasherbrum II Ascent, 1988
Netherlands Gasherbrum II Ascent, 1988. On June 25, 1988, Arjan van Waardenburg, Rene de Bos, Hans van der Meulen and I reached the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II
Gasherbrum II. Toni Fullin, Tito Planzer, Peter Stadler and I left Dassu on May 8, the first expedition of the year. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Gasjerbrum II, All-Women's Ascent
Gasherbrum II, All-Women’s Ascent. The first all-women’s team from Britain to an 8000er was composed of Rhona Lampard, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II Ascent and Tragedy
Gasherbrum II Ascent and Tragedy. We were Javier Bermejo, Xabier Erro, Pili Ganuza de Goñi, Javier Garayoa, José Miguel ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II Attempts
Gasherbrum II Attempts. Aside from the American attempt described below, there were two other unsuccessful tries to climb Gasherbrum II. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II Attempt
Gasherbrum II Attempt. Ours was the first American commercial expedition to an 8000-meter peak. We were Galen Rowell, deputy leader, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Chogolisa Attempt, 1988
Chogolisa Attempt, 1988. On page 245 of AAJ, 1989, it incorrectly stated that a French expedition led by Christian Bourgeon changed its objective ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum Attempt
Masherbrum Attempt. Our team members were Mark Miller, Nigel Hillman, Bruce Hubbard, Stuart Bygrave, Adrian Bake, Mike Cross, Graham Hulme, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1990