American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua Attempt and Ascent
Aconcagua Attempt and Ascent. On December 14, Brian Asbury and Glen Frank started up from the normal route's 14,000 foot-basecamp in an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua, Expedition Inspiration
Aconcagua, Expedition Inspiration. An expedition of breast cancer survivors attempted to climb Aconcagua to raise awareness of the disease and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua, Ascents and Tragedy
Aconcagua, Ascents and Tragedy. It was reported that Lucien Berardini, who led the first ascent of the 3000-meter South Face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua, Polish Route Variant
Aconcagua, Polish Route Variant. A Spanish group from Aragon opened on January 18 a variant to the 1934 Polish Route. This new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua Bites Back
Aconcagua Bites Back. The last two seasons on Cerro Aconcagua (22,800 feet) have been remarkably cold and windy, and authorities with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentina, Cordillera de Colanguil, Central Andes, Cerro Lavadero, First Ascent, and Subsidiary Summits
Cerro Lavadero, First Ascent, and Subsidiary Summits. On December 12, 1994, two groups (Italians Toni Mastellano, Franco Cremonese and two companions, Argentines ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentina, Cordillera de Colanguil, Central Andes, Cerro El Toro, New Route
Cerro El Toro, New Route. On February 22, the Swiss brothers Stephane and Raphael Joliat reached the summit (6160 meters) via the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentina, Cordillera de Colanguil, Central Andes, Revised Heights, Corrections and Ascents in the Pissis, Bonete and Ojos del Salado Area
Revised Heights, Corrections and Ascents in the Pissis, Bonete and Ojos del Salado Area. An unpublished map of the Institute ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Torres del Paine National Park, Rules and Regulations
Torres del Paine National Park, Rules and Regulations. Officially, a special foreigners-only climbing fee of $100 must be paid at the ...
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Notes
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cuerno Norte, East Face, Fist Full of Dollars
Cuerno Norte, East Face, Fist Full of Dollars. British climbers Louise Thomas, Mike Turner, Martin Doyle and Ollie Sanders made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cuerno Principale, East Face
Cuerno Principale, East Face. The still-unattempted east face of Cuerno Principale (2450 meters) was the target of a German team from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cuerno Principal, Variant to Line of First Ascent
Cuerno Principal, Variant to Line of First Ascent. Alexandra Schultheis, Michael Cross, and I traveled to Chilean Patagonia for a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fortaleza, Solo Ascent
Fortaleza, Solo Ascent. I was on my way to the Fitz Roy area, trekking in the Torres del Paine. At ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Central Tower of Paine, Insumisoa
Central Tower of Paine, Insumisoa. It was reported that in February the Spanish team of Raúl Melero, Mikel Sá...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Paine, Various Ascents
Torres del Paine, Various Ascents. Eli Helmuth and I visited the Paine Towers area from January to February 20. After setting ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, North Tower Of Paine, East Face
North Tower Of Paine, East Face. Marko Prezelj and Andrej Stremfelj climbed a new 750-meter route on the east face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Torre, First British Ascent
Cerro Torre, First British Ascent. Paul Morres (UK), Mark Wilford (US) and I (UK/US) found ourselves in Patagonia on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Torre, South Face
Cerro Torre, South Face. Italians Ermanno Salvaterra, Piergiorgio Vidi, and Roberto Mani developed a new route, Infmito Sud (VII 7 A4), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Torre, Various Ascents
Cerro Torre, Various Ascents. Two Japanese climbers made the first Japanese ascent of the Cerro Torre on November 12. Storms prevented ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Torre Egger, Southwest Face
Torre Egger, Southwest Face. Conrad Anker, Steve Gerberding and Jay Smith made the fifth ascent of Torre Egger with their ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, El Mocho, New Route
El Mocho, New Route. It was reported that the Germans Jorn Heller and Robert Jasper climbed a new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Torre Valley, Various Ascents
Cerro Torre Valley, Various Ascents. In January, during a four-week stay in Bridwell Camp and thanks to the cooperation of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Adela Sur, New Route, and Traverse of Cerro Nato, Doblando, and Grande
Cerro Adela Sur, New Route, and Traverse of Cerro Nato, Doblado, and Grande. It was reported that the German Robert ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Aguja de la S
Aguja de la S. This formation, although the smallest granite peak in the Fitz Roy area, offers superb climbing on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Aguja Poincenot, South Face
Aguja Poincenot, South Face. It was reported that a four-man team of Andy Maag (Ireland), Makoto Ishibe (Japan), Alexandre Portela (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fitz Roy, Royal Flush
Fitz Roy, Royal Flush. The climb was done in January/February. I was accompanied by German climbers Bernd Arnold, Jorg ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fitz Roy, Northwest Buttress
Fitz Roy, Northwest Buttress. Italians Andrea Sarchi, Lorenzo Nadali and Mauro Girardi ascended the northwest buttress of Fitz Roy over ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fitz Roy Attempt
Fitz Roy Attempt. In February 1994, Waldo Farias and I attempted Fitz Roy. On February 12 we managed to climb the Franco-Argentine ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Fitz Roy, Franco-Argentine Route, Second Solo Ascent
Fitz Roy, Franco-Argentine Route, Second Solo Ascent. It was reported that Christoph Hainz ascended this route on December 24. From the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Piergiorgio, Gringos Locos
Piergiorgio, Gringos Locos. On November 16 to 18, and again on December 7 and 8, Italians Maurizio Giordani and Gianluca Maspes climbed Gringos Locos (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Northern Patagonian Icefield Traverse and Various Ascents
Northern Patagonian Icefield Traverse and Various Ascents. Between January 4 and January 27 our expedition, composed of seven members, visited the Northern ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Piramide
Cerro Piramide. It was reported that Germans W. Lolblinger and E. Hass climbed this snow peak on December 5. (High Mountain ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, San Valentin Massif, North Peak
San Valentin Massif, North Peak. It was reported that a Spanish team of Pedro Antonio Ortega, Angel Ortiz, Bruno and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Argentine and Chilean Patagonia, San Lorenzo Ascents
San Lorenzo Ascents. We, a team of three Germans (Sebastian Thallo, Lorem Konastand and I) reached the top of San ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
South America, Tierra Del Fuego, Monte Sarmiento, West Peak
Monte Sarmiento, West Peak. The twin peaks of Monte Sarmiento had been climbed only once before. Italian expeditions made both ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Antarctica, Mount Paget, Fourth Ascent
Mount Paget, Fourth Ascent. It was reported that American Skip Novak, Britain Mark Strafford, Germans Gerhard Schmatz, Martin Anwander and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Antarctica, Mount Epperly, First Ascent
Mount Epperly, First Ascent. Erhard Loretan reportedly made the first ascent of this peak in the Ellsworth Mountains. (High Mountain ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Antarctica, Queen Maud Land, Various Ascents
Queen Maud Land, Various Ascents. Ivar Erik Tollefsen led a Norwegian expedition to Queen Maud Land, one of the most ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Africa, Mount Kenya, Diamond Couloir, Chouinard Variation, Solo
Mount Kenya, Diamond Couloir, Chouinard Variation, Solo. In May, Wade McKoy and I traveled to Mount Kenya, where I wanted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro, Hein Glacier, Snowboard Attempt
Mount Kilimanjaro, Hein Glacier, Snowboard Attempt. Wade McKoy and I climbed to 17,000 feet on the Hein Glacier route, which proved ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Africa, Tanzania, Kilimanjaro
Kilimanjaro. Drew Sparn, age 11, reached the summit of Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro and shares the title as the youngest person ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Europe, Norway, Trollveggen and Mongejura Enchainment
Trollveggen and Mongejura Enchainment. Last summer in the Romsdal Valley, Robert Casperson and Geir Arne Bore managed to free climb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Europe, Norway, Troll Wall, Rimmon Route, First Female Solo Ascent
Troll Wall, Rimmon Route, First Female Solo Ascent. The route I did was the Rimmon Route. It is about 800 meters ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Europe, Norway, 10 Alpine Faces Solo in 15 Days
10 Alpine Faces Solo in 15 Days. Over a 10-day period in April, Frenchman Jean-Christophe Lafaille linked 10 classic alpine faces, climbing solo ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Australasia, Irian Jaya,Carstenz Pyramid, South Face Variation
Carstenz Pyramid, South Face Variation. Between November 8 and 10 our party of 10 climbers completed an approximately 25-mile approach to the bottom ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Australasia, Irian Jaya, Carstenz Pyramid, Various Ascents
Carstensz Pyramid, Various Ascents. The main aim was to climb Carstensz and by a new route if possible. After a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Indian Regulations Update
Indian Regulations Update. The UIAA was categorically assured by Mohamad Ashraf, Vice-President of the Indian Mountaineering Federation, at the Flagstaff, ...
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Notes
1996
Asia, India, Spiti (Himachal Pradesh), Gyagar, Southwest Ridge
Gyagar, Southwest Ridge. An expedition of the Dogra Regiment, Indian Army, led by Lt Col. Haripal Singh Dhillon, climbed to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Spiti (Himachal Pradesh), Kang Yassay, West Peak
Kang Yassay, West Peak. The expedition (Mike Ratty, leader, Trevor Willis, John Shelley, John Lovett and Nick Fellowes) had planned ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Assam Himalaya, Nyegi Kangsang, East-Northeast Ridge
Nyegi Kangsang, East-Northeast Ridge. An Indian Mountaineering Foundation expedition led by Col. M.P. Yadav climbed to the summit of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996