American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Preface
Preface Over the course of H. Adams Carter's 35-year tenure, The American Alpine Journal evolved as one might expect from ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1996
Infinite South, An Infinite Journey on an Infinite Wall
Infinite South An infinite journey on an infinite wall by Ermanno Salvaterra In the early days of October we confront ...
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Feature Article
1996
Ensueño, The Northwest Buttress of Fitz Roy
Ensueño The northwest buttress of Fitz Roy by Andrea Sarchi Twelve years have elapsed since my first journey to ...
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Feature Article
1996
Badlands, At the Mercy of the Torre God
Badlands At the mercy of the Torre god by Conrad Anker New Year’s Eve. Steve and I pace between ...
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Feature Article
1996
The Roads We Choose, A Himalayan Season
The Roads We Choose A Himalayan season by Anatoli Boukreev translated by Beth Wald In the Himalayan season of 1995, I ...
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Feature Article
1996
The End of a Dream, An Alpine-Style Ascent of the Southeast Ridge of Makalu
The End of A Dream An alpine-style ascent of the southeast ridge of Makalu by Daniel Mazur October 9th at 3 ...
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Feature Article
1996
Tawoche
Our basecamp at just over 5,000 meters was the highest I’d ever had , and not being a quick acclimatizer I ...
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Feature Article
1996
The Wolf's Fang, 11 Days on the Northwest Wall of Ulvetanna
The Wolf’s Fang 11 days on the northwest wall of Ulvetanna by IVAR ERIK TOLLEFSEN translated by ROLAND HUNTFORD Antarctica ...
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Feature Article
1996
Freeing the Salathé, The Greatest Rock Climb in the World
Freeing the Salathé The greatest rock climb in the world by Alex Huber Loaded down with 250 meters of rope, bivouac ...
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Feature Article
1996
The Elevator Shaft, A Wild Ride to the Summit of Mount Johnson
The Elevator Shaft A wild ride to the summit of Mount Johnson by DOUG CHABOT The first time I saw ...
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Feature Article
1996
The Alaskan Mile, A Winter Circumnavigation of the McKinley and Foraker Massifs
The Alaskan Mile A winter circumnavigtion of the McKinley and Foraker massifs by Daryl Miller In 1794, the first observations of ...
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Feature Article
1996
The Ghost of a Chance, An Account of the First Ascent of Mount McKinley's Father and Son's Wall
A Ghost of a Chance An account of the first ascent of Mount McKinley’s Father and Son’s Wall ...
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Feature Article
1996
The Book of Shadows, The First Ascent of the North Face of the Trango Nameless Tower
The Book of Shadows The first ascent of the north face of the Trango Nameless Tower by ERIC BRAND When ...
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Feature Article
1996
The Grand Voyage, A Solo Enchainment of 10 Alpine Faces in 15 Days
The Grand Voyage A solo enchainment of 10 Alpine faces in 15 days by Jean-Christophe Lafaille translation by Ernest Sachs Monday, April 3 ...
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Feature Article
1996
In the Land of the Inuit, New Routes and Perceptions in Sam Ford Fjord
In the Land of the Inuit New routes and perceptions in Sam Ford Fjord by Mark Synnott For the past ...
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Feature Article
1996
Superunknown
As with any expedition to a super-remote corner of the world, our expedition to Baffin Island forces us to keep ...
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Feature Article
1996
The Spanish Version of the K2 Tragedy
The Spanish Version of the K2 Tragedy by Xavier Eguskitza Based on the statements provided and corroborated by JOSÉ GARCÉ...
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Feature Article
1996
Egotrip into the Abyss, On Alison Hargreaves, Benoit Chamoux and Passage in the Mountains
Egotrip into the Abyss On Alison Hargreaves, Benoit Chamoux and passage in the mountains by Reinhold Messner translated by Christiane ...
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Feature Article
1996
From Vinowara to Jallawaya, An Etymological Exploration
From Vinowara to Jallawaya An Etymological Exploration by Liam P. O’Brien The Vinowara region of the Cordillera Real of ...
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Feature Article
1996
North America, United States, Washington, North Cascades, Silver Star Mountain, Stellar Eclipse
Silver Star Mountain, Stellar Eclipse. On September 3 Off White of Olympia and I returned to the West Pillar of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Washington, North Cascades, Mount Morrison, Don-Julie
Mount Morrison, Don-Julie. In the summer of 1994 I climbed the Hobbs/Slate route on the north buttress of Mount Morrison ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Washington, North Cascades, Inspiration Peak, Southwest Buttress
Inspiration Peak, Southwest Buttress. On July 16, my brother Carl and I climbed the Southwest Buttress of Inspiration Peak. This buttress ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Activity in Yosemite Valley
Activity in Yosemite Valley. The most brilliant effort of 1995 was Alex Huber's second all-free ascent of the Salathé Wall. Accompanied ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, New Route
El Capitan, New Route. It was reported that Steve Gerberding, Scott Stowe and Lori Reddle put up a new A5 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Cleanup of the Nose
El Capitan, Cleanup of the Nose. The Conservation Committee of the AAC provided a generous grant to a group of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Winds of Change, Second Ascent
El Capitan, Winds of Change, Second Ascent. Grega Lajen and Iztok Mihev made a convoluted second ascent of Winds of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Ribbon Falls Amphitheater, Reason Beyond Insanity
Ribbon Falls Amphitheater, Reason Beyond Insanity. On October 12, Canadian Sean Easton and I started up the previously unclimbed 1,200-foot main ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, The Sentinel, Direct North Face, Free Ascent
The Sentinel, Direct North Face, Free Ascent. In early October I began a two-week effort to free the Sentinel. Grant ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Peak 12,960+, South Face, Zig-Zag Dihedral
Peak 12,960+, South Face, Zig-Zag Dihedral. This peak has also been referred to as Peak 13,016 and Peak 3985 meters. Its large south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Sierra National Forest, Balch Camp Flake, JCA's Wide World Of Sport
Sierra National Forest, Balch Camp Flake, JCA’s Wide World Of Sport. Normally I wouldn’t bother to report such ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Whitney Portal Area, Mushroom Tower, New Routes
Whitney Portal Area, Mushroom Tower, New Routes. This attractive formation is about one mile west of Whitney Portal Buttress. It ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Climbing Activity in Zion National Park
Climbing Activity in Zion National Park. The climbing seasons of 1995 were affected by heavy spring rains, the typical scorching hot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Lovelace, First Free Ascent
Lovelace, First Free Ascent. On April 25, Kennan Harvey and I wanted to try a free ascent of Moonlight Buttress in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Paria Point, Sunlight Butress
Paria Point, Sunlight Buttress. In October, Ron Olevsky, Steve Johnson and I completed a new route on the east face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Monument Valley, The Stagecoach, Bandito Route
Monument Valley, The Stagecoach, Bandito Route. Carl Tobin, Dan Langmade, and I climbed the first ascent of the Bandito Route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Bridger Jack, Indian Creek, Still Alive at 35
Bridger Jack, Indian Creek, Still Alive at 35. The route climbs the east face of the mesa beginning in a shallow ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Taylor Canyon, Aphrodite, South Face, The Rotor
Taylor Canyon, Aphrodite, South Face, The Rotor. Mike Pennings and I completed a route on the south face a month-and-a-half ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, The Fortress, South-Southwest Face
The Fortress, South-Southwest Face. Mike Pennings and I explored an area down around Mineral Bottom and climbed a free route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Canyonlands National Park, Airport Tower, Sky Pilot
Canyonlands National Park, Airport Tower, Sky Pilot. Mike Baker and Leslie Henderson climbed a new route on Airport Tower in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Arches National Park, Miss Rosa Coldfield
Arches National Park, Miss Rosa Coldfield. The tower is the first landform south of the Phallus and was soloed in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Moab area, New Routes, Stairway to Heaven
Moab area, New Routes. Stairway to Heaven (III 5.10, five pitches, 410 feet) climbs to the rimrock via a crack system in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Tusher/Mill Canyon Area, The House of Putterman
Tusher/Mill Canyon Area, The House of Putterman. In October, Jon Butler and I made a free ascent of The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Sister Superior, Castle Valley Area, Black Sabbath
Sister Superior, Castle Valley area, Black Sabbath. The first free ascent of the north face of Sister Superior (III 5.11, four ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers Area, New Ascents
Fisher Towers Area, New Ascents. Echo Tower, The Tapeworm (IV 5.8 A3, six pitches, 625 feet). The major new line on Echo ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Cottontail, Hammerless Ascent
Cottontail, Hammerless Ascent. It was reported that Dave Goldstein and Mark Hammond made a probable first hammerless ascent of Cottontail ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Texas and Arch Canyon Area, El Cerro Del Perro
Texas and Arch Canyon Area, El Cerro Del Perm. This remote tower is located on the south side of a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Lake Powell Area, Tower Butte, West Face
Lake Powell Area, Tower Butte, West Face. Davy Insley and Jason Keith first ascended this remote butte. Approach by boat ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, San Rafael Swell, Various Ascents
San Rafael Swell, Various Ascents. Petrifying Wood Tower, Black Cow (III 5.10 A4, three pitches, 310 feet). The tower is located two ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Factory Butte, San Rafael Swell, School for Advanced Suffering
Factory Butte, San Rafael Swell, School for Advanced Suffering. The route was first climbed by Cheryl Hogan and me on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
North America, United States, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Various Ascents
Little Cottonwood Canyon, Various Ascents. The most significant new climbs in recent years have mostly been slabs put up in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996