American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Tibet, Kula Kangri Region, 1993
Kula Kangri Region, 1993. A seven-member climbing-and-scientific French party, including geologist Arnaud Pêcher, visited the Kula Kangri area in southern ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Kula Kangri, Second Ascent
Kula Kangri, Second Ascent. An Austrian expedition consisting of Gerhard Berger, Anton Dollfuss, Dr. Martin Donner, Kurt Ebner, Helmut Ortner, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Everest from Tibet in the Pre-Monsoon
Everest from Tibet in the Pre-Monsoon. The Nepalese government’s limited number of permits to climb Everest from the south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Everest Ascents and Tragedy
Everest Ascents and Tragedy. It was a difficult year on the north side of Everest in the spring of 1994, with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Everest, Kangshung Face Attempt
Everest, Kangshung Face Attempt. Our expedition was composed of Canadian Barry Blanchard, Americans Steve Swenson, Sandy Pitman (f), Alex Lowe ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Everest Summer Attempt
Everest Summer Attempt. Nick Banks and then Iain Peter from the UK led five Britons, a New Zealander, an Australian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Everest Attempts and Tragedy in the Post-Monsoon
Everest Attempts and Tragedy in the Post-Monsoon. In September, the monsoon continued till late in the month and brought large ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu from the North in the Pre-Monsoon
Cho Oyu from the North in the Pre-Monsoon. As in other seasons, there were numerous ascents of Cho Oyu by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu from Tibet in the Post-Monsoon
Cho Oyu from Tibet in the Post-Monsoon. Cho Oyu was successfully climbed in the autumn by 35 climbers, bringing the total ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma in the Pre-Monsoon, Mostly to the Lower Central Summit
Shisha Pangma in the Pre-Monsoon, Mostly to the Lower Central Summit. Only one climber, German Jakob Kirschmer, reached the highest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma, Southwest Face Attempt
Shisha Pangma, Southwest Face Attempt. Catherine Destivelle and I left Kathmandu on August 24 and reached Nyalam the next day. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma Ascent, Attempts and Tragedies in the Post-Monsoon
Shisha Pangma Ascent, Attempts and Tragedies in the Post-Monsoon. Only one climber reached the highest summit of Shisha Pangma in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma Rescue, Ascent to Central Summit and New Route
Shisha Pangma Rescue, Ascent to Central Summit and New Route. Frenchmen Jean-Christophe Lafaille and Dominique Caillat were among the many ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma
Shisha Pangma. Our commercial expedition organized by Himalayan Kingdoms and led by me had 12 clients and three guides. Heavy snowfall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma Central Ascent and Tragedy
Shisha Pangma Central Ascent and Tragedy. Our expedition to Shisha Pangma without supplementary oxygen or Sherpas was composed of Dave ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Shisha Pangma Attempt on Skis
Shisha Pangma Attempt on Skis. Stephen Koch invited me to join Chuck Armatys, Mike Sinclair, Scott Gould, Kurt Papenfus and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Tibet, Lunpo Kangri Attempt
Lunpo Kangri Attempt. Lunpo Kangri rises to 7095 meters (23,278 feet) some 700 kilometers west of Lhasa. Hiroshi Yashima led an expedition of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Chinese Karakoram, K2 Attempt and Ascent of P 6640
K2 Attempt and Ascent of P 6640. Towards the end of April, Americans Mark Wilford and Brad Johnson, Britons Alan Burgess, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Chinese Karakoram, K2, North Buttress via the Japanese Route, Ascent and Tragedy
K2, North Buttress via the Japanese Route, Ascent and Tragedy. The expedition was composed of Spaniards José Carlos Tamayo, Iñ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Chinese Karakoram, K2 Attempt
K2 Attempt. The object of our expedition was to open a new route on the northwest face of K2. After ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Chiring (Karpo Go), Panmah Mustagh
Ten Japanese under the leadership of Hiroshi Fujii ascended unclimbed Chiring (7090 meters, 23,262 feet), which lies in the Panmah Mustagh on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Chinese Karakoram, Chongtar, Improperly-Disposed-of Garbage by Others
Chongtar, Chinese Karakoram and Improperly-Disposed-of Garbage by Others. On September 8, three of four members of our expedition made the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Western China, Yuzhu. Qinghai
Yuzhu. Qinghai. Our expedition was composed of Yoshihide Higami, Kazuo Yamagishi, Kiyo Yamagishi, Anji Moriyama, Hideo Tobe and me as ...
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1995
Asia, Western China, Yushu, Kunlun, Qinghai
Yushu, Kunlun, Qinghai. Yushu (5933 meters, 19,466 feet) is a sacred peak at 35°45'N, 93°41'E on the west side of the Kunlun ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, Western China, Kaxkar, Tien Shan
Kaxkar, Tien Shan. Kaxkar (or Kashkar) rises to 6347 meters (20,824 feet) in China 15 kilometers south of Tomur (Pik Pobedy). Our expedition ...
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1995
Asia, CIS, Kliuchevskaya Sopka, Kamchatka
Kliuchevskaya Sopka, Kamchatka. Our expedition consisted of Richard Wojtaszaewki, Alyson Starling, Huw Davies and me. After an ascent of Avacha (2900 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, CIS, Cherskiy Mountains
Cherskiy Mountains. Michael Doyle, Simon Inger, John Kentish and I were the first western climbers to visit the Cherskiy Mountains ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, CIS, Mongun Taiga, Tuva, Southern Siberia
Mongun Taiga, Tuva, Southern Siberia, 1993. Our expedition’s main objective was to unify the separate disciplines of mountain-biking and mountaineering ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, CIS, Borkoldoy Region of the Central Tien Shan, Kirghizstan
Borkoldoy Region of the Central Tien Shan, Kirghizstan. A mountaineering and trekking group of five Russians and six British (Marion ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, CIS, Pik Olympia, Tien Shan, Kirghizstan
Pik Olympia, Tien Shan, Kirghizstan. The UIAA (International Union of Alpine Associations), which represents 77 mountaineering associations world-wide, celebrated in 1994 the 100...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, CIS, Admiral Peak, Ak Su Valley, Pamir Alai, Kirghizstan
Admiral Peak, Ak Su Valley, Pamir Alai, Kirghizstan. Jerry Hadwin, Clive Davis, Andy Lewington and I flew on July 18 on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Asia, CIS, P 5800 (Goodwill Peak) and Chottukay (P 5823), Muzkol, East Pamirs, Tadjikistan
P 5800 (Goodwill Peak) and Chottukay (P 5823), Muzkol, East Pamirs, Tadjikistan. No sooner did the helicopter drop us in Muzkol than ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Australasia, Irian Jaya, Carstensz Pyramid
Cartensz Pyramid. On April 22, Glenn Porzak, Chris Pizzo, Chris Kopczynski, Gerry Roach, Dave Graber, Wayne Hutchens and I flew to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Australasia, Irian Jaya, Carstensz Pyramid, 1993
Carstensz Pyramid, 1993. Our expedition consisted of 6 French climbers, 3 Belgians, 2 Spaniards and an Englishman. It took us six days and seven ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
Australasia, Irian Jaya, Trikora, Carstensz Group
Trikora, Carstensz Group. Briton Jules Stewart, Spaniards Juan Luis Salcedo and I climbed a new route on Trikora on June 8. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1995
The Love of Mountains Is Best
The Love of Mountains Is Best. Robert H. Bates. Peter Randall, 1994. 473 pages, 150 photos. $35.00. On a high rock of the Swiss ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Spirits of the Air
Spirits of the Air. Kurt Diemberger. Translated from the German by Audrey Salkeld. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1994. 304 pages, numerous photographs, maps ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Heroic Climbs
Heroic Climbs, Chris Bonington, general editor. The Mountaineers, Seattle, Washington. 1994. 224 pages. $32.00. Heroic Climbs is an anthology of forty narratives and ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Hold the Heights: The Foundation of Mountaineering
Hold the Heights: The Foundation of Mountaineering. Walt Unsworth. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1993. 432 pages, 24 pages of black-and-white photos, 14 maps. $29.95. This is ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Mountaineering Women: Stories by Early Climbers
Mountaineering Women: Stories by Early Climbers. Edited, with an Introduction by David Mazel. Texas A & M University Press, 1994. 184 pages, black-and-white ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
Beyond the Limits: A Woman ’s Triumph on Everest. Stacy Allison with Peter Carlin. Little Brown & Company, Boston. 1993. What can ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Everest Calling: Ascent of the Dark Side: The Mallory-Irvine Ridge
Everest Calling: Ascent of the Dark Side: The Mallory-Irvine Ridge. Lorna Siggins. Mainstream Publishing Company, Edinburgh, Scotland. 1994. 191 pages, color and ...
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Book Reviews
1995
At the Rising of the Moon
At the Rising of the Moon. Dermot Somers. Baton Wicks, London. 208 pages. Paperback. Most climbing literature comes from climbers who ...
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Book Reviews
1995
This Game of Ghosts
This Game of Ghosts. Joe Simpson. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1994. 320 pages, black-and-white photographs. $24.95. Joe Simpson’s second volume of autobiography is ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rock Climber
Camp 4: Recollections of a Yosemite Rock Climber. Steve Roper. The Mountaineers, Seattle, Washington, 1994. 255 pages, black-and-white photos. $24.95. Read this book. It’...
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Book Reviews
1995
We Aspired: The Last Innocent Americans
We Aspired: The Last Innocent Americans, Pete Sinclair. Utah State University Press, Logan, Utah. 1993. 239 pages. As a twenty-three-year-old climber in 1959, ...
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Book Reviews
1995
The Burgess Book of Lies
The Burgess Book of Lies. Adrian and Alan Burgess. Cloudcap, Seattle, 1994. 463 pages. $30.00. The Burgess twins, known to all as Aid ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Canadian Summits
hCanadian Summits. R.W. Sandford and Geoff Powter. Alpine Club of Canada, Canmore, Alberta, 1994. 189 pages, innumerable black-and-white photographs. $24.95 Canadian (paper). ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Mountaineering In Patagonia
Mountaineering In Patagonia. Alan Kearney. Cloudcap, Seattle, Washington, 1993. Hardcover. 143 pages, 24 color photos, maps, topos. Having climbed in Patagonia on three ...
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Book Reviews
1995
Aconcagua: a Climbing Guide
Aconcagua: a Climbing Guide. R.J. Secor. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1994. 144 pages, 48 black-and-white photographs, 12 line drawings and sketch maps. Paper. $15.95. Although ...
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Book Reviews
1995