American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Asia, India, Sikkim Himalaya, Kirat Chuli (Tent Peak) Attempts
Kirat Chuli (Tent Peak) Attempts. An Austrian expedition led by Kurt Elbl operated in Sikkim from April 24 to May 25. They ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Sikkim Himalaya, Siniolchu Ascent
Siniolchu Ascent. A Japanese expedition led by Dr. Masafumi Katayama summitted Siniolchu (6887 meters) on May 21 by the north ridge. Summitters ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Sikkim Himalaya, Siniolchu Attempt
Siniolchu Attempt. Josef Friedhuber led an Austrian expedition that attempted the north ridge of this beautiful peak on Zemu glacier. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Nanda Kot, South Face
Nanda Kot, South Face. A guided British expedition made the first ascent of the south face, approaching from the Pindari ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Chaukhamba II, Chaukhamba I, and Unnamed Peak, First Ascents
Chaukhamba II, Chaukhamba I, and Unnamed Peak, First Ascents. An expedition mounted by the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Chaukhamba I Attempt
Chaukhamba I Attempt. During September and October 1995, a British team consisting of Steve Adderley, Malcolm Bass, Julian Clamp, Paul Monico ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Chaukhamba II Attempt
Chaukhamba II Attempt. A Korean expedition led by Jai Young Jeon attempted the northeast ridge of Chaukhamba II, situated at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Mana Northwest, Southwest Ridge
Mana Northwest, Southwest Ridge. An Indo-Japanese Expedition (Indo-Tibet Border Police and Himalayan Association of Japan), led by S. D. Sharma ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Mana, Northwest Ridge
Mana, Northwest Ridge. An Indo-Tibet Border Police team, led by Mohinder Singh, started on the August 12 for Mana (7272 meters). Basecamp ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Kamet Ascent and Tragedy
Kamet Ascent and Tragedy. A Gorkha Regiment team of the Indian Army, led by Major H.S. Sahi, climbed the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Kamet and Abi Gamin Ascents
Kamet and Abi Gamin Ascents. A Jat Regiment expedition of the Indian Army led by Major Sonam Thapa reached the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Trisul I Attempt
Trisul I Attempt. A Spanish expedition, led by L. Juan Esteben and composed of nine members, attempted the west face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Trisul I Attempt
Trisul I Attempt. An Indian expedition from Bengal led by Samir Sengupta attempted the western approaches of this peak (7120 meters) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Tirsuli West Attempt
Tirsuli West Attempt. Roger Payne and Julie Ann Clyma attempted this last 7000-meter virgin peak (7035 meters) in the Kumaon via ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Nanda Devi East Attempt and Tragedy
Nanda Devi East Attempt and Tragedy. A 12-member Czech team hoped to climb this peak via the Polish 1939 route, over ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal Himalaya, Saptasring, Northeast Ridge Attempt
Saptasring, Northeast Ridge Attempt. It was reported that a British expedition led by Andrew Blett reached a height of 5400 meters ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, East Karakoram, Saser Kangri 1 Attempt and Tragedy
Saser Kangri 1 Attempt and Tragedy. S.C. Nej led a 44-member Indian Border Security Force team that attempted this peak (7672 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal, Mana Parbat II Ascent
Mana Parbat II Ascent. The Mana Parbat group of peaks (four in all, all above 6700 meters) lies on the Kalindi ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal, Bhrigupanth Ascent
Bhrigupanth Ascent. We arrived in Gangotri on September 9. After last-minute arrangements for portering we entered the Kedar Ganga, establishing Base ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal, Bhagirathi IV Attempt
Bhagirathi IV Attempt. It was reported that Steve Quinlan went to attempt the unclimbed west face of Bhagirathi IV, but ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal, Maiktoli Ascent
Maiktoli Ascent. Lavraj Sinh led an Indian team from Almora, Kumaon to the summit (6803 meters) on September 21 via the south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal, Shivling Ascents
Shivling Ascents. It was reported that the husband-and-wife team of Stevie Haston and Laurence Gouault ascended the Original Route of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Kumaon and Garhwal, Panch Chuli IV, First Ascent
Panch Chuli IV, First Ascent. A five-member team led by John Nankervis approached this remote peak in Kumaon from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Ladakh (Rupshu), Shara Shuwa, First Ascent
Shara Shuwa, First Ascent. A Japanese expedition led by Prof. Masato Oki reached the summit (6236 meters) on August 16-17. This ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Ladakh (Rupshu), Mentok I Attempt
Mentok I Attempt. A two-member team from Delhi, India, consisting of Paramjit Singh and Alka Sabharwal, attempted this peak (6340 meters), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Ladakh (Rupshu), Lungser Kangri, Chhamser Kangri, and Lapgo Peaks
Lungser Kangri, Chhamser Kangri, and Lapgo Peaks. An expedition of The Mountaineers led by Harish Kapadia climbed and trekked in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Ladakh (Rupshu), Bhagirathi III, South Buttress
Bhagirathi III, South Buttress. This rock pillar was climbed for the first time in 1982 by two Scots. The climb was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Ladakh (Rupshu), Yogeshwar Attempt and Saife Ascent
Yogeshwar Attempt and Saife Ascent. After an initial attempt on the unclimbed south ridge of Yoseghwar (6617 meters), which was thwarted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, India, Ladakh (Rupshu), Bhagirathi IV Attempt
Bhagirathi IV Attempt. My expedition to India with Silvo Karo was foiled by paperwork. We arrived in Delhi on August 28 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Nepalese Official Jailed for Corruption
Nepalese Official Jailed for Corruption. In recent years there have been stories of official corruption concerning Nepalese permits for Everest ...
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Notes
1996
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest, Pre-monsoon
Mount Everest, Pre-monsoon. No clients and just one Sherpa summitted from the two commercial expeditions on the Nepalese side. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest, Attempts, Ascents, and Tragedies in the Post-Monsoon
Mount Everest, Attempts, Ascents, and Tragedies in the Post-Monsoon. This autumn was the first major season (spring or autumn) since ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Resolution of Guiding Violation
Resolution of Guiding Violation. In October 1993, a British adventure travel company, Himalayan Kingdoms, was fined $100,000 by the Nepalese government because ...
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Notes
1996
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga, Ascents and Tragedy
Kangchenjunga, Ascents and Tragedy. On October 5, eight men from three teams set out without any bottled oxygen from their last ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga, Body of Female Discovered
Kangchenjunga, Body of Female Discovered. Simone Moro led an unsussessful Italian/Polish expedition that attempted the Normal Route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Attempt and Base Camp Cleanup
Kangchenjunga Attempt and Base Camp Cleanup. When I went to Yalung Kang (west summit of Kangchenjunga) in 1987 I was both ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna II, III and IV Attempts
Annapurna II, III and IV Attempts. It was reported that a three-member Serbian expedition led by Slobodan Gejo attempted Annapurna ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna South, New Route in Winter
Annapurna South, New Route in Winter. A five-member Russian team led by Vladimir Bachkirov succeeded on a new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna 1, Winter Attempt and Tragedy
Annapurna 1, Winter Attempt and Tragedy. A Korean expedition led by Kim Teuk-Hee formed the season's largest expedition of eight members ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna I, First Ski Descent
Annapurna I, First Ski Descent. On April 29, 17 days after leaving Base Camp, Andrej and Davorin Karnicar left Camp IV on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996