American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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South America, Bolivia, Ala Norte, Condoriri, West Ridge, Cordillera Real
Ala Norte, Condoriri, West Ridge, Cordillera Real. Beautiful Condoriri’s two outspread wings give the image of a great bird ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Bolivia, Ala Norte, Condoriri, West Ridge, Cordillera Real
HuaynaPotosí, West Rib, Cordillera Real. In July of 1989, my wife Julie and I repeated the Lyon route on the massive ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Bolivia, Glaciation in the Cordillera Real
Glaciation in the Cordillera Real. Notable is the incredibly rapid retreat of the glaciers. Cirques that were once under glacial ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Bolivia, Quimsa Cruz
Quimsa Cruz. I spent almost six weeks in several forays into the Cordillera de Quimsa Cruz, but the results were ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Bolivia, Nevado Nina Collo, South Face
Nevado Nina Collo, South Face. In the third week of June, Britons Angus Andrew and Neil Howells made the first ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, Cerro Olivares Sur, First Ascent
Cerro Olivares Sur, First Ascent. A 5850-meter ( 19,193-foot) mountain was discovered during one of my many forays into the high ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, Ojos del Salado
Ojos del Salado. A joint Argentine-Italian-Czechoslovakian expedition was led by Italian Francesco Santon. Argentine Manuel Montoya and Czechs Petr Šverma ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, Peaks in the Cordón de la Jaula
Peaks in the Cordón de la Jaula. The cordones (chains) of la Jaula and el Peine offer a number ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, Cerro Pire and Other First Ascents, 1989
Cerro Pire and Other First Ascents, 1989. In early March of 1989, a large Argentine-Italian group, led jointly by A. Toujas and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, Aconcagua, Southeast Ridge
Aconcagua, Southeast Ridge. Mauricio Fernández and Carlos Dominguez of Mendoza reached the base of the south face of Aconcagua ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, Aconcagua, 1989-1990 Season
Aconcagua, 1989-1990 Season. A total of 353 expeditions registered last season to climb Aconcagua: 81 from Argentina; 77, United States; 39, Germany; 30, Spain; 24, Japan; 23, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, Aconcagua National Park
Aconcagua National Park. Plaza de Mulas (14,000 feet), the Standard Base Camp for the normal route, now has radio service with ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, New Peaks in the Atuel Valley
New Peaks in the Atuel Valley. My primary goal was to collect local lore in the mountain valleys of southern ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentina—Central Andes, Cerro Pabellón, 1989 
Cerro Pabellón, 1989. In January, 1989, Ortando Bravo, J. Madozzo, Maria Eugenia del Moral, S. Muntaner, Jorge and Cristián Schweimer, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, San Valentín
San Valentín. On December 28, fourteen people climbed San Valentin (given both as 4058 and 3876 meters, 13,314 and 12,716 feet). The group was ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Torre
Cerro Torre. On February 17, Brazilian Makoto Ishibe and I reached the summit of Cerro Torre via the Maestri route. He ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fitz Roy, Solo and in Winter
Fitz Roy, Solo and In Winter. Three Japanese, Yasushi Yamanoi, Mitsuhiru Iwata and Kenji Iwata, had hoped to climb Fitz ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fitz Roy, Super Couloir
FitzRoy, Super Couloir. On October 19, Jim Quirk and I arrived at the Piedra del Fraile on the Río Elé...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Agujas Poincenot and Guillaumet, 1989-90
Agujas Poincenot and Guillaumet, 1989-90. Much bad weather curtailed climbing during that season. Aguja Poincenot was climbed on January 4 via ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Stanhardt, 1989
Cerro Stanhardt, 1989. In AAJ, 1990, we reported on the new route of Mauricio Giarolli, Ermanno Salvaterra and Elio Orlandi on the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Don Bosco, South Face
Don Bosco, South Face. The very difficult south face of Don Bosco (2150 meters, 7054 feet) was finally climbed by Italians. The ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Paine Towers 1989-90
Paine Towers, 1989-90. The season in Patagonia had even worse weather than usual. In the Paine Towers Italian Guido Bonvicini ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, 1989-1990
Paine Towers, 1989-1990. Japanese climbers Michihiro Kadoya and Yoshio Nabeta set up Base Camp on the western side of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Torre Norte del Paine, 1989
Torre Norte del Paine, 1989. The first days of January, 1989 were stormy and windy and so Enrico Marazzi and I set ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Torre Norte del Paine, 1989
Torre Norte del Paine, 1989. In October and November of 1989, John Catto and I traveled to Chilean Patagonia to attempt the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Torre Norte del Paine, 1989
Torre Norte del Paine, 1989. We arrived at Base Camp at 650 meters at the Italian Camp on December 8, 1989. On December 15, Ricardo ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fortaleza, Northwest Spur, Paine Group, 1989
Fortaleza, Northwest Spur, Paine Group, 1989. Roberto Cazan, Fabio Bristot and I made a new route on the northwest spur of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fortaleza, East Face
Fortaleza, East Face. The 1200-meter-high east face of Fortaleza was raked by rockfall and remained unclimbed. In October and November, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Peineta
Peineta. The Fédération Française de la Montagne et de l’Escalade chose eight young climbers of very ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Cordillera Darwin, 1987
Geof Bartram, Steve Amstutz, Pete Getzels, and I converged on Punta Arenas, planning to explore the Canal Beagle and the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South America, Tierra del Fuego, Monte Darwin, 1989
Monte Darwin, 1989. Our expedition had as members Takamori Kobayashi, Hiroaki Kino, Yoshiharu Sekino, Taijiro Maeda, Chilean Eduardo García and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Antarctica, Antarctica Traverse by Messner and Fuchs, 1989-1990
Antarctica Traverse by Messner and Fuchs, 1989-1990. From November 13, 1989 to February 12, 1990, Reinhold Messner and German Arved Fuchs crossed Antarctica entirely ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Antarctica, Traverse by an International Group 1989-1990
Antarctic Traverse by an International Group 1989-1990. From Seal Nunatak, Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula which extends south towards ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Antarctica, Mount Huggins, Royal Society Range, 1989
Mount Huggins, Royal Society Range, 1989. On December 19, 1989, Brenton Worley and I made the second ascent of Mount Huggins (3733 meters, 12,248 feet), ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Antarctica, Vinson Massif, East Ridge, 1989
Vinson Massif, East Ridge, 1989. Chileans Arturo Fernandois, Fernando Luchsinger, Jaime Roca, Italo Valle and I as leader were flown from ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Antarctica, Vinson Massif
Vinson Massif. During the southern 1990-1 winter, Pedro Nicolás and I made the first Spanish expedition to the Antarctic ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Antarctica, South Georgia, 1989-1990
South Georgia, 1989-1990. Our expedition spent three months on the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. It was jointly led by ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
South Georgia, Summary of More Important Ascents
SouthGeorgia, Summary of More Important Ascents. In Freeman-Attwood’s excellent full report, a selected history of expeditions is given. Most ...
AAJ
Notes
1991
Africa, Kenya, Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya. Sixty years ago, Eric Shipton and Bill Tilman spent an amazing fortnight climbing in the Mount Kenya massif. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Australasia, Indonesia, Irian Jaya
Carstensz Pyramid. In the very last years, aside from a few Indonesian climbers, only a few rash mountaineers have attempted ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, India—Arunachal Pradesh, Gorichen, Kameng District, 1989
Gorichen, Kameng District, 1989. The team under my command consisted of 20 officers and men from the Assam Rifles and Phurba Sherpa ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, India—Sikkim, Chummakhang East, Northern Sikkim
Chummakhang East, Northern Sikkim. This satellite peak (6050 meters, 19,849 feet) of the 6212-meter main peak of Chummakhang was climbed by an ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, India—Sikkim, Pauhunri, 1989
Pauhunri, 1989. The fifth ascent of Pauhunri (7125 meters, 23,376 feet) was made on November 1, 1989. Base Camp at Chholamo and Camps I and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Southwest Face
Kangchenjunga Southwest Face. We hoped to make the first American ascent of the southwest face of Kangchenjunga. We were Rob ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjanga North Face Attempt
Kangchenjunga North Face Attempt. Our expedition unsuccessfully tried the British route on the north side of Kangchenjunga, which we chose ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Central Attempt
Kangchenjunga Central Attempt. A 13-man Korean expedition led by Cho Sang-Ku tried to climb to the central summit of Kangchenjunga ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, Nepal, Makalu
Makalu’s West Pillar. Kitty Calhoun Grissom’s article on this first female ascent of Makalu appears earlier in this ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, Nepal, Makalu, Indonesian Attempt
Makalu, Indonesian Attempt. Our expedition attempted the normal northwest ridge. The climbers were Irawan Ari Muladi, Bambang Setio Reharjo, Tumbur ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, Nepal, Makalu
Makalu. A Spanish expedition led by Joaquim Prunés was composed of Jordi Agulló, Jordi Anglés, Serge Benet, Antoni ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. A French expedition led by Yves Estienne had as members Rémi Roux, Jean-Pierre Viallet, Jean-Pierre Maissent, Jean-Marc ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1991