American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Title Publication Year
K2 Attempt from the North
Spaniard Basques Felix Iñurrategi and Alberto Inurrategi, Joseba Urkia, Fernando Uribesalgo, Jon Ander Loido and Xabier Zuniga attempted to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Asia, Chinese Karakoram, K2 Attempt from the North
K2 Attempt from the North. Russians Alexei Klimin, Ms. Elena Glushko, Nikolai Yurakovski and I as leader, Mexican Ricardo Torres ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Asia, Chinese Karakoram, The Crown (Huang Guan Feng)
The Crown (Huang Guan Feng). A Japanese Alpine Club expedition of 14 members led by me climbed the Crown (7295 meters, 23,934 feet), 40 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Asia, Southwestern China, Yuzhu Feng, Eastern Kunlun, Qinghai
Yuzhu Feng, Eastern Kunlun, Qinghai. Our expedition was composed of Yasuji and Kimio Moriyama, Hiroaki Tokuda, Yasuji Wakita, Yasuo Ota ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Asia, Southwestern China, Kok Sel, Xinjiang
Kok Sel, Xinjiang. A 17-member Japanese expedition led by Eiji Kamei climbed for the first time a 6705-meter (21,998-foot) peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Asia, CIS, Khan Tengri, International Speed Climbing Competition, Kirghizstan
Khan Tengri, International Speed Climbing Competition, Kirghizstan. In order to compete, Conrad Anker and I were graciously hosted at the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Khan Tengri Tragedy
Khan Tengri Tragedy. On July 23, a number of teams occupied camp in the 6000-meter col between Pik Chapayeva and Khan ...
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Accident Reports
1994
A Second Khan Tengri Tragedy
A Second Khan Tengri Tragedy. A British commercial expedition had three clients led by aspirant guide Peter Potter. At the 4200...
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Accident Reports
1994
Asia, CIS, Fanskiye Gory, Tadzhikistan, 1992
Fanskiye Gory, Tadzhikistan, 1992. On June 16, 1992, Rick and Alison Allen, Sharu Prabhu and our Russian hosts, Sergei Yefimov and Valeri Pershin, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Peaks Above Vanch Valley
Richard Leech, Oliver Shergold, Martin Shelley, Polly Truscott, Punit Khare, Louise Rickard, Rob Haddock, Roy Bannerman and I as leader ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Asia, CIS, French Youth Expedition to Ak-Su, Pamir Alai, Tadzikistan, and the Piolet d'Or
French Youth Expedition to Ak-Su, Pamir Alai, Tadzikistan, and the Piolet d’Or. A group of young French climbers was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Asia, CIS, Little Iskander and Pik Domaskaya, Ak Su
Little Iskander and Pik Domaskaya, Ak Su. Fabrizio Defrancesco, Stefano Nicolussi and I climbed above the Ak Su valley in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Asia, Mongolia, Kharkiraa
Kharkiraa. Mauro Taramelli, Nicoletta Piazza and Stefano Crotta were taken by the Mongol Altai Club to the province of Ivs ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1994
Cloud Dancers, Portraits of North American Mountaineers
Cloud Dancers, Portraits of North American Mountaineers. Jonathan Waterman, editor. The American Alpine Club Press, Golden, Colorado, 1993. 323 pages. $16.95. Jonathan Waterman’...
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Book Reviews
1994
Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers
Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers. Nicholas O’Connell. Foreword by Greg Child. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1993. 300 pages. $19.95. Beyond Risk is a ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Mixed Emotions
Mixed Emotions. Greg Child. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1993. 256 pages. $14.95 (paper). Stories off the Wall. John Roskelley. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1993. Color and ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Spirit of the Age, The Biography of America's Most Distinguished Rock Climber, Royal Robbins
Spirit Of The Age, The Biography Of America's Most Distinguished Rock Climber, Royal Robbins. Pat Ament. Adventure’s Meaning Press, ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Blind Corners; Adventure on Seven Continents
Blind Comers; Adventure on Seven Continents. Geoff Tabin. ICS Books, Merrillville, IN, 1993. 33 color photos, hardcover, 196 pages, $24.99. Geoff Tabin’s Blind ...
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Book Reviews
1994
The Best of Ascent
The Best Of Ascent. Edited by Steve Roper and Allen Steck. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1993. 384 pages. $25. Before there was ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Galen Rowell's Vision: The Art of Adventure Photography
Galen Rowell’s Vision: The Art of Adventure Photography. Galen Rowell. Mountain Light Press, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1993. 288 pages, 138 ...
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Book Reviews
1994
High Himalaya: Unknown Valleys
High Himalaya: Unknown Valleys. Harish Kapadia. Indus Publishing Co., New Delhi, 1993. 335 pages, 17 pen-and-ink drawings, 24 maps. $30. The mail has just arrived. ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Mount Everest-The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Endeavour
Mount Everest—The Best Writing and Pictures from Seventy Years of Endeavour. Edited by Peter Gillman with a forward by ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Mount Everest Massif
Mount Everest Massif. Jan Kielkowski. Explo Publishers, 1 Maja 40/6, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland. 1992. Climbing Guide, 201 pages, 9 maps, 97 illustrations, $18.50. Mountaineering Atlas, 21 pages, maps ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Climbing Mount Everest, The Bibliography: The Literature and History of Climbing the World's Highest Mountain
Climbing Mount Everest, The Bibliography: The Literature and History of Climbing the World’s Highest Mountain. Compiled by Audrey Salkeld ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Vascos al Himalaya: 1977-1992, Crónica de una Aventura; Everest: El Desafio de un Sue?o; Everest: La Ruta Lógica
Vascos al Himalaya: 1974-1992, crónica de una aventura. Antonio Ortega, editor. Pyrenaica. Bilbao, Spain, 1992. 264 pages, 364 color illustrations. Hardbound. Everest: ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Flowers of the Western Himalayas
Flowers of the Western Himalayas. Rupin Dang. Indus, Harper Collins, New Delhi, India, 1993. 140 pages, many color photographs. This is a ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Pakistan Trekking Guide
Pakistan Trekking Guide. Isobel and Ben Shaw. The Guidebook Co., Hong Kong, 1993. £11.96. Readers familiar with Isobel Shaw’s excellent general ...
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Book Reviews
1994
On the Edge of Europe: Mountaineering in the Caucasus
On the Edge of Europe: Mountaineering in the Caucasus. Audrey Salkeld and José Luis Bermúdez. Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1993. 260 ...
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Book Reviews
1994
From the Black Forest to Tibet: One Woman's Mountains
From the Black Forest to Tibet: One Woman’s Mountains. Trudy Healy. New York: Vantage Press, 1993. Illustrated by the author. 288 ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Aconcagua-Quaderns d'Alpinisme No 4
Aconcagua—Quaderns d’Alpinisme N° 4. Carles Capellas, Editor. Servei General d’Informació de Muntanya, Centre de Documentació Alpina, Apartat de ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Mount McKinley-Icy Crown of North America; In the Shadow of Denali, Life and Death on Alaska's Mt. McKinley; Mount McKinley Climbers Handbook
Mount McKinley—Icy Crown of North America, Fred Beckey. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1993. 319 pages, black and white and color photos. $29.95. In ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Mount Logan Map, Research and Reference Folio
Mount Logan Map, Research and Reference Folio. G. Holds worth and B. Sawyer. Arctic Institute of North America, 2500 University Drive ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Selected Climbs in the Cascades
Selected Climbs in the Cascades. Jim Nelson and Peter Potterfield. The Mountaineers, Seattle, Washington, 1993. 234 pages. 142 black-and-white illustrations, 26 topos, 4 line maps. $22.95 ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Sierra Classics: The 100 Best Climbs in the High Sierra
Sierra Classics: The 100 Best Climbs in the High Sierra. John Moynier and Claude Fiddler. Chockstone Press, Evergreen, CO, 1993. 316 pages. $25.00. When ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Tahquitz & Suicide
Tahquitz & Suicide. Randy Vogel and Bob Gaines. Chockstone Press, Evergreen, Colorado, 1993. 197 pages, 29 black-and-white photographs, 63 topo maps, approximately 440 routes. $24.95. It is ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Colorado Front Range Crags
Colorado Front Range Crags. Chockstone Press, Evergreen, CO, 1993. 279 pages, black-and-white photographs, topos, maps, $18.00. Colorado Front Range Crags is the latest ...
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Book Reviews
1994
NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering
NOLS Wilderness Mountaineering. Phil Powers. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA. 241 pages, many drawings, glossary and index. NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Talus: A History of the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Talus: A History of the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. Dean Engle. Peter Randall, Hanover, 1993. 253 pages, index, three appendices, many illustrations, two ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Avalanche Handbook
Avalanche Handbook. David McClung and Peter Shaerer. Second Edition. The Mountaineers, Seattle, Washington, 1993. 272 pages, photos and drawings. Soft cover. $19.95. “I ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Altitude-Related Places: A Medical Atlas
Altitude-Rated Places: A Medical Atlas. Blake Moomey. McNaughton and Gunn, New Orleans, 1993. 225 pages, 11 appendices, 20 maps. $16.95. This will be a useful ...
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Book Reviews
1994
Terris Moore, 1908-1993
TERRIS MOORE 1908-1993 Terris Moore, age 85, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, explorer, mountaineer, light-plane pilot and President Emeritus of the University of ...
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In Memoriam
1994
Walter Abbot Wood, 1908-1993
WALTER ABBOTT WOOD 1908-1993 Walter Abbott Wood was born in Hoosick Falls, New York in 1908. He was educated at St. ...
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In Memoriam
1994
John Salathé, 1899-1993
JOHN SALATHÉ 1899-1993 Here are a few facts to piece out the excellent obituary below. John Salathé was born in ...
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In Memoriam
1994
Richard Manning Leonard, 1908-1993
RICHARD MANNING LEONARD 1908-1993 Richard Manning Leonard, a member of the American Alpine Club since 1936, was elected to Honorary Membership ...
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In Memoriam
1994
Carl A. Blaurock, 1894-1993
CARL A. BLAUROCK 1894-1993 I first met my long-time friend and climbing companion, Carl Blaurock, in 1920 on a scheduled trip ...
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In Memoriam
1994
Stephen H. Hart, 1908-1993
STEPHEN H. HART 1908-1993 Stephen Harding Hart, who made several first Colorado ascents—Lone Eagle and Crestone Needle—in his ...
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In Memoriam
1994
Stanley S. Shepard, 1938-1993
STANLEY S. SHEPARD 1938-1993 Stan Shepard died on August 12 in the Quimsa Cruz mountains of Bolivia when the vehicle in ...
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In Memoriam
1994
Gustavo Brillembourg, 1957-1993
GUSTAVO BRILLEMBOURG 1957-1993 Gustavo Brillembourg was climbing the Northeast Buttress of Higher Cathedral Rock in the Yosemite on September 28. Having ...
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In Memoriam
1994
Steven Craig Risse, 1952-1993
STEVEN CRAIG RISSE 1952-1993 Seattle-area climber, Steven Craig Risse, with Mark Bebie and Thomas Waarsdorp, died in late March in ...
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In Memoriam
1994
Lawrence E. Nielsen, 1917-1992
LAWRENCE E. NIELSEN 1917-1992 Lawrence E. Nielsen was born and raised on a cattle and wheat ranch near Pilot Rock ...
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In Memoriam
1994