American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Western China, Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) Reconnaissance from the North
Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak) Reconnaissance from the North. There were two Japanese expeditions that approached Gasherbrum I from the Chinese ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, USSR, Khan Tengri and Pik Pobedy
Khan Tengri and Pik Pobedy. The 3000-meter-high snow-and-ice north face of Khan Tengri is the highest and most severe wall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, USSR, Pamir Camps, 1988
Pamir Camps, 1988. The Soviet international Pamir camps continue to be popular, providing challenging high-altitude climbing at relatively moderate cost. During ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, USSR, Pik Leipzig
Pik Leipzig. Near Pik Lenina, there are still rarely visited lower peaks. On August 9, East Germans Ralf Brummer, Wolfgang Hempel, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Asia, USSR, Czerski Range, 1988
Czerski Range, 1988. A Czechoslovak expedition climbed in the Czerski Range in eastern Siberia in 1988. (The range was named for a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1990
Everest: Kangshumng Face
Everest: Kangshung Face. Stephen Venables. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1989. 236 pages. Black-and-white and color photographs, maps. £14.95. Stephen Venables, raised in a somewhat ...
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Book Reviews
1990
The Art of Adventure
The Art of Adventure. Galen Rowell. Collins Publishers, San Francisco, 1989. 166 pages, 127 color photographs. $45.00. There is no doubt that Galen Rowell ...
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Book Reviews
1990
K2—Traum und Schicksal
K2—Traum und Schicksal. Kurt Diemberger. Bruckmann Verlag, Munich, 1989. 336 pages, 46 color photographs, 60 black-and-white photographs, 4 drawings, 5 maps, 4 mountain profiles, Tibetan symbols. ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World's Great Peaks
Mountaineer: Thirty Years of Climbing on the World’s Great Peaks. Chris Bonington. Diadem Books, London, and Sierra Club Books, ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Ascent: The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image
Ascent: The Mountaineering Experience in Word and Image. Edited by Allen Steck and Steve Roper. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1989. 205 ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Mountain Journeys
Mountain Journeys. Edited by James P. Vermeulen. The Overlook Press, Woodstock, New York, 1989. 248 pages, $19.95. James P. Vermeulen has compiled an ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Gorilla Monsoon
Gorilla Monsoon. John Long, Chockstone Press, Denver, 1989. 177 pages. $12.95. In the eighteen largely autobiographical narratives in Gorilla Monsoon, John Long creates ...
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Book Reviews
1990
The Loneliest Mountain
The Loneliest Mountain. Lincoln Hall. Photographs by Jonathan Chester. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1989. 232 pages. $35.00 Scarcely 4000 meters high and technically not very ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Rocks Around the World
Rocks around the World. Stefan Glowacz and Uli Wiesmeier. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1988. 144 pages. $24.95. There’s a commercial recipe ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Portrait of an Explorer: Hiram Bingham, Discoverer of Machu Picchu
Portrait of an Explorer. Hiram Bingham, Discoverer of Machu Picchu. Alfred M. Bingham. Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa, 1989. 141 black ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Ecuador: Tierras Atlas; Frontera Superior de Colombia; The Andes: Natural Beauty of Chile
Ecuador: Tierras Atlas.Jorge Anhalzer. Imprenta Mariscal, Quito, 1987. 154 pages, 120 color photographs, 1 sketchmap. Hardbound. Frontera Superior de Colombia.José F. Machado ...
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Book Reviews
1990
The Mount Everest Maps
The Mount Everest Maps In the November 1988 issue of the National Geographic the most accurate map of Mount Everest (1:50,000) ever ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Winter Sports Medicine
Winter Sports Medicine. Murray J. Casey, Carl Foster, and Edward G. Hixson. F.A. Davis, Philadelphia, 1989. 425 pages, illustrated. $65.00. This is ...
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Book Reviews
1990
High Altitude Medicine and Physiology
High Altitude Medicine and Physiology. Michael P. Ward, James S. Milledge and John B. West. University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1989. 515 ...
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Book Reviews
1990
High Altitude Medicine and Pathology
High Altitude Medicine and Pathology. Donald Heath and David Reid Williams. Butterworths, 1989. London, 352 pages. $95.00. The authors are senior pathologists, well ...
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Book Reviews
1990
International Travel Health Guide
International Travel Health Guide. Stuart R. Rose. Travel Medicine Inc., Northampton, Mass., 1989. 228 pages. $12.95. Though this does not pretend to emulate ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Climbing in the Adirondacks: A Guide to Rock and Ice Routes in the Adirondack Park
Climbing in the Adirondacks: A Guide to Rock and Ice Routes in the Adirondack Park. Second Edition. Don Mellor. The ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Front Range Bouldering
Front Range Bouldering. Bob Horan. Chockstone Press, Denver, 1989. 196 pages, numerous maps, diagrams and black and white photos. $11.95. Most good climbers ...
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Book Reviews
1990
Boulder Climbs South
Boulder Climbs South. Richard Rossiter. Chockstone Press, Denver, 1989. 411 pages, numerous maps, diagrams and black and white illustrations. $25.00. Two new guidebooks ...
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Book Reviews
1990
James Monroe Thorington, 1894-1989
JAMES MONROE THORINGTON 1894-1989 James Monroe Thorington, born in Philadelphia on October 7, 1894, died in nearby Germantown on November 29, 1989, at the ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Yuko Maki, 1894-1989
YUKO MAKI 1894-1989 The American Alpine Club lost a distinguished honorary member on May 2, 1989 when Yuko Maki died from a ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Ome Daiber, 1907-1989
OME DAIBER 1907-1989 The “Father of Mountain Rescue,” Ome Daiber, died on April 2, 1989 in his 81st year. A member of ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Denton Fox, 1929-1988
DENTON FOX 1929-1988 Denton Fox was one of a small group of climbers, mostly from the Western states, who, by ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Robert M. Schwarzenbach, 1917-1988
ROBERT M. SCHWARZENBACH 1917-1988 Robert M. Schwarzenbach died on August 27, 1988 in Stamford, Connecticut. He was born in Jericho, New York ...
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In Memoriam
1990
W. Ryland Hill, 1912-1988
W. RYLAND HILL 1912-1988 Ryland Hill, an American Alpine Club member since 1961, died on December 22, 1988. He was Dean Emeritus of ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Hassler Whitney, 1907-1989
HASSLER WHITNEY 1907-1989 With the death of Hassler Whitney on May 10, 1989, the Club has lost one of the best known ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Ruth Dyar Mendenhall, 1912-1989
RUTH DYAR MENDENHALL 1912-1989 Ruth Eleanor Dyar was bom on August 16, 1912 in Kiesling, Washington, a farming hamlet near Spokane. Her ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Ed Link, 1914-1989
ED LINK 1914-1989 Ed (Hazel E.) Link, an AAC member since 1945, died of cancer in Seattle on April 14, 1989. He was 74. ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Einar Nilsson, 1901-1989
EINAR NILSSON 1901-1989 Einar Nilsson, a retired electrical engineer, died of pneumonia on December 13, 1989, aged 88. He was born in Malmö, ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Louis Samuel Stur, 1924-1989
LOUIS SAMUEL STUR 1924-1989 Do not go gently into that good night, Old Age should burn and rave at close ...
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In Memoriam
1990
William E. "Smoke" Blanchard, 1915-1989
WILLIAM E. “SMOKE” BLANCHARD 1915-1989 It was a windy spring evening in the Owens Valley when James Wilson came striding ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Marcus Morton, 1893-1989
MARCUS MORTON 1893-1989 Marcus Morton was born on August 13,1893 in Newton Massachusetts, the third in the family to bear that ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Donald Mason Woods, 1903-1989
DONALD MASON WOODS 1903-1989 Teacher, climber, outdoorsman, photographer, world traveler, singer, actor, dancer, Donald Mason Woods died as a result ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Howard E. Stansbury, Jr., 1913-1989
HOWARD E. STANSBURY, JR. 1913-1989 Howard E. Stansbury, an American Alpine Club member since 1965, died on May 11, 1989 while on a ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Samuel Finley Thomas, M.D., 1913-1989
SAMUEL FINLEY THOMAS, M.D. 1913-1989 Samuel Finley Thomas was born in Paris, France on October 2, 1913. He died in Salt ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Norman F. Rohn, 1919-1989
NORMAN F. ROHN 1919-1989 I first teamed up with Norm Rohn during a Sierra Club trip to the Palisades over ...
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In Memoriam
1990
Raymond C. Gardner, 1913-1989
RAYMOND C. GARNER 1913-1989 Ray Garner died after a short illness on July 20 at the age of 76. His untimely death ...
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In Memoriam
1990
A.A.C., Blue Ridge Section
A.A.C., Blue Ridge Section. Closing out the decade for the Blue Ridge Section, 1989 was another year of increased ...
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Club Activities
1990
A.A.C., Cascade Section
A.A.C., Cascade Section. 1988 and 1989 were very good years for climbers in the Cascade Section. As usual, members participated ...
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Club Activities
1990
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section. The activity of the Rocky Mountain Section continued to increase in 1989. Quarterly meetings were ...
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Club Activities
1990
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. The principal activity for the Section in 1989, as it has been for the past several ...
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Club Activities
1990
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. Not every year is of vintage quality, but 1989 will surely rank as one of ...
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Club Activities
1990
Alpine Club of Canada
Alpine Club of Canada. Following are highlights of the A.C.C.’s 1989 achievements. In the facilities area, 1989 marked the ...
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Club Activities
1990
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Mountain Club. In 1989 the Appalachian Mountain Club continued to maintain over 1,000 miles of hiking trails in the northeastern U....
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Club Activities
1990
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. In 1989 the club fielded 72 outings including 53 climbing trips with climbs averaging a 5.7 rating. Seven of the outings ...
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Club Activities
1990