American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains. Jon Krakauer. Lyons & Burford, New York, 1990. 186 pages. $17.95. The sport of mountaineering, Jon Krakauer ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Why I Climb: Personal Insight of Top Climbers
Why I Climb: Personal Insights of Top Climbers. Steve Gardiner. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA, 1990. 130 pages, 27 black-and-white illustrations. Paperback, $12.95. Steve Gardiner, ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Footloose in the Himalaya
Footloose in the Himalaya. Mike Harding, Michael Joseph. Viking Penguin, New York, 1990. 242 pages, 6 sketch maps, numerous color photographs. Hardbound. $29.95. The ...
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Book Reviews
1991
High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks
High Asia: An Illustrated History of the 7,000 Metre Peaks. Jill Neate. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1989. 213 pages, 140 photographs, 79 in color, 57 maps, and ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Sherpas
Sherpas. James F. Fisher, Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. University of California Press. 19 color plates and 104 black-and-white illustrations. Paperback. To ...
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Book Reviews
1991
The Climbing Cartoons of Sheridan Anderson
The Climbing Cartoons of Sheridan Anderson. Text by Joe Kelsey. High Peaks Press, Wilson, Wyoming, 1989. 143 pages, illustrated. $12.95. Sheridan Anderson died ...
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Book Reviews
1991
The Gunks Guide
The Gunks Guide. 2nd Edition. Chockstone Press, Evergreen, CO, 1990. 342 pages. Illustrated. Paperback. $19.95. A funny thing happened at the Gunks in 1986. ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Exploring Idaho's Mountains: A Guide for Climbers, Scramblers and Hikers
Exploring Idaho’s Mountains: A Guide for Climbers, Scramblers and Hikers. Tom Lopez. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1990. 288 pages, black-and-white photographs, maps, ...
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Book Reviews
1991
The Canadian Alps: The History of Mountaineering in Canada, Volume I
The Canadian Alps: The History of Mountaineering in Canada, Volume 1. Robert W. Sandford. Altitude Publishing, Banff, 1990. 296 pages, numerous illustrations and ...
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Book Reviews
1991
The Mountains of Europe
The Mountains of Europe. Kev Reynolds, Editor; various contributors. Oxford Illustrated Press, Haynes Publishing Group, Starkford-near-Yeovil, Somerset, England; Haynes Publications, ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Mont Blanc Massif, Volume 1: Selected Climbs
Mont Blanc Massif, Volume I: Selected Climbs. Lindsay Griffin, general editor Les Swinden. Alpine Club, London. 268 pages, 30 diagrams (topos), 87 black ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya. John Reader. Elm Tree Books, London, 1989. 160 pages, color photographs. £ 25.00. In this age when ‘climbing’ conjures up visions of ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Travelers' Medical Resource: A guide to health & safety worldwide
Travelers’ Medical Resource: A guide to health & safety worldwide. William W. Forgey. ICS Books, Merrillville, Indiana, 1990. 627 pages. $19.95. Far From Help. ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue
Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue. Andy Selters. Illustrations by Jennifer Hahn. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1990. 154 pages, 60 illustrations, 5 black-and-white photographs. Paperback. $12.95. This ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Historia del andinismo en Chile
Historia del andinismo en Chile. Gastón San Román. Quickprint Y Cía, Santiago, 1989. 210 pages, 40 black-and-white illustrations, 7 sketch-maps. La ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Climate Related Landscapes in World Mountains Criteria and Map
Climate Related Landscapes in World Mountains Criteria and Map. Will F. Thompson. “Annals of Geomorphology,” Gebrüder Bornraeger, Berlin/ Stuttgart, 1990. 92 ...
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Book Reviews
1991
Phyllis Beatrice Munday, 1894-1990
PHYLLIS BEATRICE MUNDAY 1894-1990 With the death of Phyllis Munday on April 11, 1990 at Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, the American Alpine ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Erik F.B. Fries, 1899-1990
ERIK F.B. FRIES 1899-1990 Erik F. B. Fries died on November 7, 1990 at the age of 91 years in Falmouth, Massachusetts. ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Francis L. Carey,1903-1990
ELWYN ALBERT ARPS 1901-1990 Elwyn Albert Arps, member of the American Alpine Club since 1940, was bom in Ouray, Colorado on ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
FRANCIS L. CAREY 1903-1990 Frank Carey died on September 13, 1990 in Sharon, Connecticut after a short illness. He was bom in ...
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Club Activities
1991
Joseph E. Johnson, 1906-1990
JOSEPH E. JOHNSON 1906-1990 Joseph E. Johnson, President Emeritus of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a former State Department ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Christine Lincoln Reid, 1906-1990
CHRISTINE LINCOLN REID 1906-1990 Christine Reid, known to her friends as “Pussy” or “Pooh,” was an enthusiastic mountaineer, skier and ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Colin G. Chisholm, 1907-1990
COLIN G. CHISHOLM 1907-1990 Colin Chisholm died peacefully on January 7, 1990. He was always an active man, both physically and mentally. ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Victor Josendal, 1920-1990
VICTOR JOSENDAL 1920-1990 Victor Josendal, a long-time member of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada, died ...
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In Memoriam
1991
William James Buckingham, 1936-1990
WILLIAM JAMES BUCKINGHAM 1936-1990 Bill Buckingham was a striking exception to the folklore that American mountaineers come from the flatlands, ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Paul Maurice Ledoux, Jr., 1944-1990
PAUL MAURICE LEDOUX, JR. 1944-1990 It is hard to record the passing of a friend. Paul died on January 18, 1990 of ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Michael Koshuta, 1956-1990
MICHAEL KOSHUTA 1956-1990 On this fall morning in Colorado, I get up to light the wood stove and fix a ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Henry S. Francis Jr., 1930-1990
HENRY S. FRANCIS JR. 1930-1990 Harry, as he was known to all, except possibly his parents, died at home on ...
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In Memoriam
1991
Bill March, 1941-1990
BILL MARCH 1941-1990 Bill March died on September 8. He was recognized internationally for his bold mountain climbing accomplishments in Scotland, ...
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In Memoriam
1991
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. Several new overtures marked the year of 1990. The New York Section Environmental Fund, designed ...
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Club Activities
1991
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. During the year the Oregon Section conducted several meetings. The most important was a dinner ...
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Club Activities
1991
Alpine Club of Canada
Alpine Club of Canada. With continued membership growth and unprecedented increases in activities, the A.C.C. saw its most ...
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Club Activities
1991
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. Our club had numerous outings throughout the year to Granite Mountain, Camelback Mountain, Pinnacle Peak, the McDowell ...
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Club Activities
1991
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. In September the club ran an eight-day rock-climbing orientation class for 36 freshmen as part of the Freshman ...
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Club Activities
1991
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The Iowa Mountaineers celebrated their 50th anniversary with a very active schedule in 1990. Membership remained steady at about 1,200 ...
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Club Activities
1991
Idaho Alpine Club
Idaho Alpine Club. 1990 marked the 30th anniversary of the I.A.C. and Idaho’s Centennial. Members organized a “Spuds ...
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Club Activities
1991
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. We Mazamas of Portland, Oregon, sat down to our 97th Annual Banquet in November at the Lloyd Center ...
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Club Activities
1991
Memphis Mountaineers, 1990
1990 was another active year for our club. Membership grew significantly, increasing 15% over 1989 to 71. The majority lives in Memphis, although 20 members ...
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Club Activities
1991
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. Membership in our organization remained at about 350 members. The club maintained its past tradition of offering ...
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Club Activities
1991
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Forty-Fourth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the forty-fourth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the thirteenth that has been done jointly by ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1991
Fall on Ice, Roped but not Belayed, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Aberdeen
FALL ON ICE, ROPED BUT NOT BELAYED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Aberdeen The initial pitches of the North Glacier route ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Avalanche, Inadequate Preperation and Route Selection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda
AVALANCHE, INADEQUATE PREPARATION AND ROUTE SELECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda The morning of September 4, 1990, dawned with pristine clarity in ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall into Crevasse, Unroped, Public on Glacier, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Athabasca Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, UNROPED, PUBLIC ON GLACIER Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Athabasca Glacier July 25, 1990, was a warm, sunny day, as a ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Insufficient Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Barrier Bluffs
FALL ON ROCK, INSUFFICIENT PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Barrier Bluffs While leading the route called Cadillac Jack on June 3, 1990, T....
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow and Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Blakiston
FALL ON SNOW AND ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Blakiston On July 7, 1990, a party of five climbed the Class 4 south ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Anchor Failure while Lowering off, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain
ANCHOR FAILURE WHILE LOWERING OFF Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain During a climb of Mother’s Day (5.6) in April, 1990, the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain In July, 1990, a climber (19) fell while leading on ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Stranded, Solo Ice Climbing, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountian
STRANDED, SOLO ICE CLIMBING Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain In December, 1990, a climber went to solo the Cascade waterfall when ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall in Crevasse, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, French Glacier
FALL IN CREVASSE, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, French Glacier A party of three was traveling, unroped, down the French Glacier ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Loose Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grand Sentinel
LOOSE ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grand Sentinel The Grand Sentinel is a 100 meter quartzite pillar on the north slopes of ...
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Accident Reports
1991