American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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497 Records

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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) ...
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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 ...
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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), ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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): ...
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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). ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II
Gasherbrum II. It was reported that seven teams attempted Gasherbrum II this year, all by the Austrian Route. Three were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II
Gasherbrum II. Charlotte Fox became the first American woman to climb Gasherbrum II, summitting in August via the southwest ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II Attempts
Gasherbrum II Attempts. Five Austrians led by Helmut Gaubmann failed at 7400 meters when Norbert Fischbacher contracted cerebral edema. He was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum IV, West Face Solo Attempt and Tragedy
Gasherbrum IV, West Face Solo Attempt and Tragedy. Slavko Sveticic died while attempting to climb solo the west face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum IV Attempt
Gosherbrum IV Attempt. It was reported that the South Korean team referred to above reached a height of 6400 meters before ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Chogolisa Attempt
Chogolisa Attempt. On August 5, my partner Andrew Brash (Canada) and I reached Chogolisa Base Camp on the Baltoro Glacier. Our ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Trango Nameless Tower, The Book of Shadows
Trango Nameless Tower, The Book of Shadows. Eric Brand, Jared Ogden, Willie Benegas, and Kevin Starr completed a new route, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Trango Nameless Tower, Insumisioa
Trango Nameless Tower, Insumisioa. It was reported that the Spainish team of Fermín Izco, Mikel Zabalza, and Antonio Aquerreta ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Trango Nameless Tower, Attempt and Ascent
Trango Nameless Tower, Attempt and Ascent. Paul Pritchard, Noel Craine, Adam Wainwright and Andy Cave traveled by jeep to arrive ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Trango Nameless Tower, Slovene Route
Trango Nameless Tower, Slovene Route Attempt. Celia Bull, Donna Claridge, Kate Phillips, and “Grandma” Geraldine Westrupp attempted to make an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Trango Nameless Tower, Slovene Route Attempt
Trango Nameless Tower, Slovene Route. It was reported that the Spanish team of Txuma Ruiz and Julián Beraza repeated ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Trango Nameless Tower, Free Ascent
Trango Nameless Tower, Free Ascent. On September 7, an all-Wyoming Team topped out on the summit of the Nameless Tower (20,500'). ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Skilbrum Attempt
Skilbrum Attempt. The only known climb of Skilbrum (7360 meters) was made in 1957 by Marcus Smuck and Fritz Wintersteller, during the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, P 6190 Attempt
P 6190 Attempt. An expedition of five U.S. climbers attempted a first ascent of this beautiful unnamed peak from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum, West Ridge via Northwest Face Attempt
Masherbrum, West Ridge via Northwest Face Attempt. The team consisted of Peter Absolon, David Irwin, Marco Cornacchione, and Gary Wilmot. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum, South Face Attempt
Masherbrum, South Face Attempt. Our expedition endeavored to climb the South Face of Masherbrum (7821 meters), first climbed by a strong ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Anthony's Peak, First Ascent
Anthony's Peak, First Ascent. Chris Howarth, Ian Arnold, Dave Millman and Richard Baines established Advance Base at Karphoro on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Laila Peak, North Face Attempt
Laila Peak, North Face Attempt. It was reported that a seven-member Italian expedition led by Oreste Forno failed in its ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Baintha Brakk Ascent
Baintha Brakk Ascent. It was reported that Jean Annequin and Pascal Chataing, both of France, climbed this pillar (c. 6400 meters) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996
Asia, Pakistan, Spantik Ascent and Attempt
Spantik Ascent and Attempt. The French "Allibert" Karakoram expedition 1995 was successful in climbing Spantik (7027 meters) in the Rakaposhi Group. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1996