American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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A Necklace of Slings
A Necklace of Slings. Dave Gregory. The Ernest Press, 1995. 181 pages. Line drawings. £15. Dave Gregory gives us a real potpourri: personal ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Great American Rock Climbs
Great American Rock Climbs. Richard DuMais. High Peak Books, Wilson, Wyoming, 1995. Black-and-white photos, topos. 115 pages. $21.95. Richard DuMais tackles a topic ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Vertical Pleasures: The Secret Life of a Tax Man
Vertical Pleasures: The Secret Life of a Tax Man. Mick Fowler. Cloudcap Press, Seattle, Washington, 1995. $19.95. I do not read many ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Storm Over Denali, Mount McKinley: Climbing the West Buttress of Denali
Storm Over Denali. Thomas Pollard. Diocese of Springfield Massachusetts, 1995. Video. 50 minutes. $30.00. Mount McKinley: Climbing the West Buttress of Denali. Kevin ...
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Book Reviews
1996
On Ice
On Ice. Directed by Scott and Eden Ayer. Cliffhanger Productions, 1995. Video, 62 minutes. $29.95. With all the renewed interest in waterfall climbing ...
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Book Reviews
1996
One Summer: Bouldering in the Peak with Ben Moon, Three Weeks and a Day
One Summer: Bouldering in the Peak with Ben Moon. Ben Moon and Ben Pritchard. Sheffield Independent Film, Ltd., 1994. Video, 50 minutes. $19.95. ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Climbing in Cyberspace: An Overview
Climbing in Cyberspace: An Overview Internet, surfing, URLs, home pages, World Wide Web, Netscape. Just a couple of years ago ...
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Notes
1996
Bernina and Bregaglia, Selected Climbs
BRIEFLY NOTED (JT: John Thackray; DS: David Stevenson) Bernina and Bregaglia, Selected Climbs. Lindsay Griffin. Alpine Club Guide Books. 480 pages, 42 ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Climber's Guide to Devil's Lake
Climber’s Guide to Devil’s Lake. Sven Olof Swartling, Second Edition, revised, enlarged. University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. Paper, 59 diagrams, 11 ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Climber's Guide to Pinnacles National Monument, Second Edition
Climber’s Guide to Pinnacles National Monumment, Second Edition. David Rubine. Chockstone Press, Evergreen, Colorado, 1995. 248 pages. $25.00. Comment: Generally succeeds in ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Climbing in the Adirondacks
Climbing in the Adirondacks. Don Mellor. Adirondack Mountain Club. Black-and-white photos, maps. 460 pages. $24.95. Comment: The Third Edition is roughly 200 pages ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Desert Rock: Rock Climbs in the National Parks
Desert Rock: Rock Climbs in the National Parks. Eric Bjornstad, graphics by Chris Becker. Chockstone Press, Evergreen, Colorado, 1996. 242 pages. $20.00. Comment: ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Exotic Rock
Exotic Rock. Sam Lightner, Jr. Self-published. P.O. Box 591, Teton Village, WY, 83025. Color and black-and-white photos. 138 pages. $24.95. Comment: Though Lightner’...
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Book Reviews
1996
Hooked on Traprock: Rock Climbing in Central Connecticut
Hooked on Traprock: Rock Climbing in Central Connecticut. Ken Nichols. Amereon House. Photos, cartoons. 504 pages. $27.95 Comment: Ken’s talents as ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Hueco Tanks: Climbing and Bouldering Guide, Second Edition
Hueco Tanks: Climbing and Bouldering Guide, Second Edition. John Sherman. Chockstone Press, Evergreen, Colorado, 1996. 407 pages. $25.00. Comment: Possibly the most routes ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Indian Peak Descents: Ski Mountaineering and Snowboarding in Colorado's Indian Peaks
Indian Peak Descents: Ski Mountaineering and Snowboarding in Colorado’s Indian Peaks. Ron Haddad and Eileen Faughey. Sigma Books, Boulder, ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Red Rocks Select, Second Edition
Red Rocks Select, Second Edition. Todd Swain. Chockstone Press, Evergreen, Colorado, 1996. 246 pages. $25.00. Comment: Swain’s second edition contains nearly 800 routes, 300 ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Seneca: The Climbers Guide
Seneca: The Climbers Guide. Tony Barnes. Earthbound Sports, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1995. 163 pages. $19.95. Comment: Over 400 routes in this clear, no-nonsense ...
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Book Reviews
1996
Vertical Heartland: A Rock Climber's Guide to Southern Illinois
Vertical Heartland: A Rock Climber’s Guide to Southern Illinois. Eric Ulner, photography by David Hart. Second West, Carbondale, IL, 1996. ...
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Book Reviews
1996
H. Adams Carter, 1914-1995
H. ADAMS CARTER 1914-1995 The sudden death of Adams Carter on April 1 brought a sense of loss and sadness to ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Tom Cabot, 1897-1995
TOM CABOT 1897-1995 Tom Cabot had been a member of the AAC since 1924, distinguishing him as our oldest living member ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Charles Stacy French, 1907-1995
CHARLES STACY FRENCH 1907-1995 Charles Stacy French, American Alpine Club member since 1937, and former Director of the Carnegie Institution’s ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Nello Pace, 1917-1995
NELLO PACE 1917-1995 Nello Pace, one of our most versatile members, who joined the AAC in 1955, died June 17, 1995 of prostate ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Robert Lyon Spurr, 1937-1995
ROBERT LYON SPURR 1937 - 1995 My father, Robert Lyon Spurr, Alaskan mountaineer and mountain runner, was killed on North Maroon Peak ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Jim Hinkhouse, 1943-1995
JIM HINKHOUSE 1943-1995 Jimmy “Jim” Dean Hinkhouse died with climbing companions Scott Hall and Tom Downey during a storm at ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Thomas P. Bonner, 1962-1995
THOMAS P. BONNER 1962-1995 Thomas Bonner died on March 11, 1995 from a fall while leading a rock climb on Ragged Mountain ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Rob Slater, 1960-1995
ROB SLATER 1960-1995 To the determined climber, there are main events that lead one toward the greatest peaks. Beyond the ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Alison Jane Hargreaves, 1962-1995
ALISON JANE HARGREAVES 1962- 1995 Alison Jane Hargreaves had shot to prominence as one of the world’s greatest mountaineers in ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Paul Nunn, 1943-1995
PAUL NUNN 1943-1995 On August 6, Paul Nunn and Geoff Tier were descending from the summit of Haromosh II (6666 meters), in ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Sir Robert Charles Evans, 1918-1995
SIR ROBERT CHARLES EVANS 1918 - 1995 Charles Evans was a mountaineer’s mountaineer: expert, unassuming and self-effacing to a fault, whose ...
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In Memoriam
1996
Vladimir Balyberdin, 1949-1994
VLADIMIR BALYBERDIN 1949-1994 Vladimir Balyberdin, age 45, the most famous Russian mountaineer of his generation, was killed in a traffic accident ...
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In Memoriam
1996
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. Beacon Rock has been a constant access issue during 1995. For part of the year the ...
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Club Activities
1996
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section. In 1995 our section worked hard to improve communications both within the club and with ...
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Club Activities
1996
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. Though the AAC's headquarters are no longer in Manhattan, the New York Section is ...
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Club Activities
1996
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Seattle climbing program, under the leadership of Steven M. Cox, continues to address the related issues of ...
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Club Activities
1996
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee, chaired by Candy Morgan, set some ambitious goals and met them well: to continue with ...
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Club Activities
1996
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. Founded in 1964 in Phoenix, the Arizona Mountaineering Club enjoyed another successful year in 1995. Membership approached 340. Many members ...
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Club Activities
1996
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club. The Club, with over 9,000 members, has a primary clubhouse in Golden, Colorado. It has eighteen associated ...
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Club Activities
1996
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. Over 4,000 individuals participated in the club's instructional courses and climbing outings in 1995. Many of the courses were offered ...
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Club Activities
1996
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. Membership and intensity of interest continue to grow as the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club enters its 60th year. ...
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Club Activities
1996
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Forty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the forty-ninth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering, published by the AAC, and the eighteenth that has ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1996
Inadequate Protection—Ice Tool Came Out, Fatigue, Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ghost River, "This House of Sky" Falls
INADEQUATE PROTECTION—ICE TOOL CAME OUT, FATIGUE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ghost River, “This House of Sky” Falls About 1600 ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Avalanche, Exceeding Abilities, Weather, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain, "Urs Hole" Falls
AVALANCHE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, WEATHER Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain, “Urs Hole” Falls Sometime on February 24, two ice climbers (both 20) were ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Falls on Ice, Inadequate Belay Position, Protection Pulled Out, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise, Louise Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE BELAY POSITION, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise, Louise Falls A party of two ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cougar Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cougar Canyon About 1500 on May 13, Kananaskis E.M.S. received a call ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Overdue, Weather Poor Navigation, Climbing Alone, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Ice Field
OVERDUE, WEATHER POOR NAVIGATION, CLIMBING ALONE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Ice Field On July 22, D. E.(52) started up the Athabasca ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Handhold Failure, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Kid Goat Buttress, "Keelhaul Wall"
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, HANDHOLD FAILURE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Kid Goat Buttress, “Keelhaul Wall” On July 24, Laura and Marty ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Ice, Placed No Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Aberdeen
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Aberdeen About 1700 on August 27, a party of four were descending ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Indefatigable
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Indefatigable On September 5, Kananaskis Country rangers were informed that someone had fallen ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Rappel Failure—Error in Anchoring, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle 
RAPPEL FAILURE—ERROR IN ANCHORING, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle On September 10, David and Edward, (both 18), from England, and ...
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Accident Reports
1996