American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Europe, France, Les Droites, New Route, 1991
Les Droites, New Route, 1991. On October 3, 1991, Canadian Barry Blanchard and I climbed a new route on Les Droites. We left ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Europe, France, Aiguille des Pélerins, North Face
Aiguille des Pèlerins, North Face. On April 21 and 22, Briton Andy Parkin and I climbed a new route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
100th Anniversary of the Planinska zveza Slovenije
100th Anniversary of the Planinska zveza Slovenije. The American Alpine Club congratulates the Planinska zveza Slovenije (the Slovene Alpine Club) ...
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Notes
1993
Africa, Kenya, Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya, Diamond Buttress, 1991. A probable new route on the 500-meter-high rocky south face of Batian, the highest summit of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, American Ascents of 8000-Meter Peaks as of August 31, 1991
American Ascents of 8000-Meter Peaks as of August 31, 1992. Gasherbrum I (Hidden Peak): July 5, 1958 by Andrew Kauffman and Peter Schoening (First ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Bhutan, Ganglagachu
Ganglagachu. A ten-member French expedition led by Philippe Allibert and Jean-François Tripard on October 25 climbed Ganglagachu (c. 6000 meters) in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, India—Sikkim, Chombu Attempt
Chombu Attempt. A six-man Japanese team from Toyo University, led by Kenshiro Ohtani, was the first foreign expedition allowed to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Ascent and Tragedy
Kangchenjunga Ascent and Tragedy. The famous Polish woman climber, Wanda Rutkiewicz, was last seen shortly after eight P.M. on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Ascent and Tragedy
Kangchenjunga Attempt and Tragedy. Our expedition consisted of Hannes Grimm, Walter Hadersdorfer, Edu Koch, Dr. Gerhard Reif, Michael Saumwe- ber, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna
Kumbhakarna. A team of six Canadians led by Ken Legg climbed the south ridge of Kumbhakarna (Jannu; 7710 meters, 25,294 feet), making ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna Attempt
Kumbhakarna Attempt. Four Swiss led by Hans Rauner attempted to climb Kumbhakarna (Jannu) by the south ridge. They reached 6500 meters ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna East Face Attempts
Kumbhakarna East, East Face Attempts. Vanja Furlan and I again attempted to climb the east face of Kumbhakarna East (7468 meters, 24,502 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. The great west face of Makalu had defeated top-class alpinists with its extreme difficulty at very high altitude. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Attempt
Makalu Attempt. Our members included Americans Peter Getzels, Brad Johnson, Peter Carse, Dr. James States, Brian Cox and me as ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Makalu Post-Monsoon Attempt
Makalu Post-Monsoon Attempts. None of the post-monsoon attempts on Makalu, all on the normal northwest side, was successful. French climbers ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Kangchungtse Post-Monsoon Ascents
Kangchungtse Post-Monsoon Ascents. An expedition of six Spanish Basques successfully climbed Kangchungtse (Makalu II; 7678 meters, 25,190 feet) by its south ridge. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Kangchungtse or Makalu II Attempt
Kangchungtse or Makalu II Attempt. Our commercial expedition started on a really bad note. Britons Mark Miller, the original leader, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Baruntse
Baruntse. Two expeditions climbed Baruntse (7129 meters, 23,389 feet) by the normal southeast ridge. On October 11, French climbers Michel Zalio, Guy l’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Chamlang Attempt
Chamlang Attempt. Three Frenchmen under the leadership of Laurent Hallier attempted to climb Chamlang (7319 meters, 24,014 feet) by its north face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, Pre-Monsoon Ascents, Tragedy, Attempt
Ama Dablam, Pre-Monsoon Ascents, Tragedy, Attempt. All four premonsoon expeditions to Ama Dablam were on the normal route, the southwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam. On March 31, Jim Quirk and I arrived at the beautiful Mingbo Valley Base Camp. After an abortive attempt ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, Pre-Monsoon Ascents, Attempts and Tragedy
Ama Dablam, Post-Monsoon Ascents, Attempts and Tragedy. As has been the case in past post-monsoon years, many expeditions head for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam Winter Ascents
Ama Dablam Winter Ascents. Five expeditions climbed Ama Dablam by its normal southwest ridge in the last month of 1992. Five ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse South Face, More on Tomo ?esen's 1990 Ascents
Lhotse South Face, More on Tomo Cesen’s 1990 Ascent. When Scott Fischer and I returned to Kathmandu after climbing Lhotse ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest, Ascents, Attempts and Tragedies via the Western Cwm in the Pre-Monsoon Season
Everest, Ascents, Attempts and Tragedies via the Western Cwm in the Pre-Monsoon Season. The scene on Nepal’s side of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest West Ridge Attempt
Everest West Ridge Attempt. Our British Services Everest Expedition was composed of Majors Bronco Lane, N.G. Williams, C.D. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest Survey
Everest Survey. Vernon Tejas and Skip Horner accompanied Louis Bowen to the summit of Everest on May 12 with the assistance ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest, Post-Monsoon South Col Ascents and Attempts
Everest, Post-Monsoon South Col Ascents and Attempt. A total of 32 climbers ascended Everest in the post-monsoon season, all via the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest, Southwest Face Attempt
Everest, Southwest Face Attempt. The huge, steep southwest face of Everest has been successfully scaled by only three expeditions. This ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest
Everest. Our expedition consisted of Americans Robert Hoffman, Kurt Cox, Bradford Bull, Edward DeLean, Philip Perrin, Robert Elias, Karen Stephens, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest
Everest. Our members were Patxi Fernández, Mikel Reparaz, Juan Tomás, José Ramón Zubizarreta, Félix Iñurrategui, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest
Everest. Our international group consisted of Frenchmen Michel Vincent, leader, Jean-Pierre Maurus, Phillipe Arvis, Spanish Basque José Luis Sesma, Mexican ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Skiing Off Mount Everest
Skiing Off Mount Everest. In the pre-monsoon season, German Reinhard Patscheider skied down the normal South Col route on Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest, Winter Attempt
Everest, Winter Attempt. Ten British climbers and an American under the leadership of Lieutenant Colonel Philip Neame unsuccessfully attempted to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Everest Solo Winter Attempt and Death of a Sherpa, 1993
Everest Solo Winter Attempt and Death of a Sherpa, 1993. Spaniard Fernando Garrido made an unsuccessful solo attempt on the South ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Pumori Pre-Monsoon Attempt, Ascent and Tragedy
Pumori Pre-Monsoon Attempt, Ascent and Tragedy. Two Germans and an Austrian led by Christof Drechsel attempted to climb Pumori (7161 meters, 23,494 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Post-Monsoon Ascents, Attempts and Tragedy
Pumori, Post-Monsoon Ascents, Attempts and Tragedy. A number of ascents of Pumori (7161 meters, 23,494 feet) were made in the post-monsoon period, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Winter Attempt
Pumori, Winter Attempt. South Korean Shinji Sasaoka failed to climb the northeast face of Pumori solo. He reached 6700 meters on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Lobuje East and Kwangde Shar, 1990
Lobuje East and Kwangde Shar, 1990. Micha Miller and I climbed Lobuje East on the Bibler-Freer route on the east ridge (5.9, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Kusum Kanguru Tragedies, 1991
Kusum Kanguru Tragedies, 1991. Ulric and Cathy Jessop were married in October, 1991 and decided to spend their honeymoon climbing in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Kusum Kanguru North Face, 1991
Kusum Kanguru, North Face, 1991. In mid May, 1991, I soloed a direct finish to the Curtis-Ball route on the north face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Kongma Tse, P 5886, Kusum Känguru and Attempt on Kwangde, 1991
Kongma Tse, P 5886, Kusum Känguru and Attempt on Kwangde, 1991. Between October 16 and November 14, 1991,I visited the Khumbu area, joined ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Cho Oyu from the South in the Pre-Monsoon Season
Cho Oyu from the South in the Pre-Monsoon Season. As in past years, the west side of Cho Oyu has ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Cho Oyu, Post-Monsoon Spanish Expeditions
Cho Oyu, Post-Monsoon Spanish Expeditions. Our expedition from Navarra was composed of Dr. José María Artetxe, Alfonso Ballano, Javier ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Cho Oyu in Winter, 1993
Cho Oyu in Winter, 1993. An expedition of six Spaniards, a Swiss woman and an Argentine was led by Manuel Gonzá...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Cholatse
Cholatse. Cholatse (6440 meters, 21,129 feet) was successfully climbed by all members by the west rib to the southwest ridge. The summit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Langtang Lirung Winter Ascent and Tragedy
Langtang Lirung Winter Ascent and Tragedy. Langtang Lirung (7234 meters, 23,734 feet) received its 13th ascent on December 18 when South Korean Kim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh III Attempt
Ganesh III Attempt. Kim Jong-Min led a group of eight South Koreans who attempted to climb the northeast spur to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu Ascent and Tragedy
Manaslu Ascent and Tragedy. Our expedition was made up of Italians Marco Bianchi, Giorgio Passino, Christian Kunter, Mario Corradini, Belgian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993
Asia, Nepal, Ascent of Manaslu North I and Attempt on Manaslu North II
Manaslu, Ascent of Manaslu North I and Attempt on Manaslu North II. An expedition of 11 South Koreans was led by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1993