American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna I Attempt
Annapurna I Attempt. Jean-Christophe Lafaille went back to the south face of Annapurna I where he had been with Pierre ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Singuchuli, East Face
Singuchuli, East Face. Until our visit, the east face of Singuchuli remained unclimbed. The face is 1450 meters high with an ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Dorje Lhakpa, Winter Attempt and Tragedy
Dorje Lhakpa, Winter Attempt and Tragedy. Americans Andy Selters, Kurt Schmierer and Greg Collum and one German attempted the unclimbed ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri I, Solo Attempt in Winter
Dhaulagiri I, Solo Attempt in Winter. Swiss Franco Dellatorre proposed to make a solo ascent of the standard Northeast Ridge ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri I, Ascents and Tragedy
Dhaulagiri I, Ascents and Tragedy. After completing his ascent of Annapurna I, Carlos Carsolio, a Mexican who has climbed eleven ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri Attempts, Ascents and Tragedy
Dhaulagiri Attempts, Ascents and Tragedy. Nine teams attempted Dhaulagiri (8167 meters) this autumn, all via the Northeast Ridge. The climbers came ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Langtang Lirung, Winter Ascent and Attempt
Langtang Lirung, Winter Ascent and Attempt. Two Japanese teams attempted the normal route, the southeast ridge of Langtang Lirung (7234 meters). ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Makalu, Southeast Face
Makalu, Southeast Face. In October, Dan Mazur, Jonathon Pratt, Alex Nikifarov and Andy Collins completed the first alpine-style ascent of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Makalu, Ascents and Tragedy
Makalu, Ascents and Tragedy. Four teams followed the Standard Route, and success came to all of them, but was accompanied ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Makalu, Normal Route
Makalu, Normal Route. It was reported that a seven-member Dutch team led by Reinier Zuidhoff reached 6850 meters in the post-monsoon ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu, Ascent and Tragedy
Manaslu, Ascent and Tragedy. Michael Zunk went to the 8163-meter summit of Manaslu on May 7 with teammates Joerg Bartock and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Nuptse, Southeast Pillar Attempt
Nuptse, Southeast Pillar Attempt. It was reported that Wolfgang Pohl led an eight-member German Alpine Club expedition that reached 7050 meters ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Sita Chuchura Attempt
Sita Chuchura Attempt. It was reported that a three-man Japanese expedition led by Kuniharu Okawa attempted the north ridge of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Pisang Peak Ascent and Tragedy
Pisang Peak Ascent and Tragedy. In autumn a 20-strong Slovenian trekking group made the Annapurna circuit. Four members, all experienced ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu Ascents
Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu Ascents. Kazakhastan climber Anatoli Boukreev made three ascents of 8000-meter peaks in 1995. His story appears ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Lohtse
Lohtse. Five Spanish Basques and one South Korean sent the first Spanish citizens to the top of Lhotse (8516 meters). Two ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Baruntse, West Pillar
Baruntse, West Pillar. A team of eleven Russians led by Sergei Efimov crossed an icefall southwest of the summit and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Gimmigela, First Ascent from Nepal
Gimmigela, First Ascent from Nepal. An expedition of 11 Japanese, five Nepalese police, and 12 Sherpas and other Nepalese load carriers, was ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Attempts on Unclimbed Peaks Pasang Lhamu and Cho Polu
Attempts on Unclimbed Peaks Pasang Lhamu and Cho Polu. Plans to make the first ascents of two peaks by any ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, "Shey Shikhar," Various Ascents
"Shey Shikhar," Various Ascents. In September and October my team explored a remote region of the Kanji Roba Himal in ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Hiunchuli, East Face, Terra Nostra
Hiunchuli, East Face, Terra Nostra. Tadej Golob, Dujan Polenik and Tomac Jeras climbed the 1200-meter Terra Nostra (ED VI+ A2) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Theogiri, First Ascent
Theogiri, First Ascent. On October 26, Peter Papas and I completed what is probably the first ascent of P 5953 in the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Drangnag-Ri, First Ascent
Drangnag-Ri, First Ascent. Our expedition, the Norwegian 1995 Everest 10th Anniversary Expedition, was comprised of Pema Dorjee and Arne Naess (co-leaders), ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Unnamed Peak Attempt, Khumbu Region
Unnamed Peak Attempt, Khumbu Region. In the last week of November 1994, Jeff Singer and Clay Patton of Durango, Colorado attempted ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Ascents of Imje Tse and Ama Dablam
Ascents of Imje Tse and Ama Dablam. We ascended Imje Tse (20,305 feet). The summit was reached by Don McIntyre, team ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Cholatse, North Face
Cholatse, North Face. Our expedition was composed of four French climbers (aged 21-26) selected by the French Mountaineering Federation (FFME): ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Cholatse, Southwest Ridge, 1993 Solo Ascent
Cholatse, Southwest Ridge, 1993 Solo Ascent. I went to Nepal along with the 1993 American Cholatse team on September 23 (see AAJ 1994, page 218). ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Tawoche, Northeast Buttress
Tawoche, Northeast Buttress. Mick Fowler and Pat Littlejohn climbed the northeast buttress in four and a half days in April. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and a Season-Ending Storm
Pumori, Ama Dablam, and a Season-Ending Storm. These two popular destinations had eight and 17 teams on them respectively. A total ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Abruzzi Ridge
K2, Abruzzi Ridge. It was reported that Ronald Naar (Netherlands) led the first Dutch expedition to K2. Their attempt was ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Northwest Ridge Attempt
K2, Northwest Ridge Attempt. Matt Culberson, Lyle Dean, Larry Hall, Ron Johnson, Dr. Allen McPherson, Jay Shotwell and I arrived ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Ascent and Tragedy
K2, Ascent and Tragedy. In late May, the American team of Rob Slater, Scott Johnston, Jack Roberts, Richard Celsi and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Ascent and Tragedy
K2, Ascent and Tragedy. A seven-member Spanish expedition led by Jose Garces attempted K2 by the south-southeast spur. The account ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Attempts and Tragedy
K2, Attempts and Tragedy. Seven Spanish Catalans led by Josep Aced reached 8300 meters on the Abruzzi route. During the descent, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak, Attempts and Tragedy
Broad Peak, Attempts and Tragedy. A Ukranian expedition was led by Vadim Sviridenko in memory of three companions who died ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak, Attempts, Ascents, and Tragedy
Broad Peak, Attempts, Ascents, and Tragedy. It was reported that 28 people reached the Main Summit of Broad Peak (8047 meters) this ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak, Traverse of North, Central and Main Summits
Broad Peak, Traverse of North, Central and Main Summits. It was reported that Toru Hattori, Toshiyuki Kitamura and Masafumi completed ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I, Ascent and Ski Descent
Gasherbrum I, Ascent and Ski Descent. The aim of the expedition was to ski from the summit of Gasherbrum I ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Hidden Peak (Gasherbrum I) Attempt
Hidden Peak (Gasherbrum I) Attempt. Our team on Hidden Peak included Georgie Powers, Carlos Buhler, Mark Newcomb, Marc Appling, Greg ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I Attempts
Gasherbrum I Attempts. Eight Tibetan climbers under the leadership of Samdruk (who had climbed Everest in 1975), having succeeded on Gasherbrum ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
1996