American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Utah, River Road (Scenic Byway 128)
Fisher Towers Area. Mike Baker soloed the northwest corner of River Tower, correcting its rating to III 5.8 C2. On the 900...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
South America, Chile, Chilean Patagonia, Cuerno Norte, Caveman Route
Cuerno Este, Tropicana. On February 28, Nacho Erez and I made the second ascent of Tropicana on Cuerno Este. It was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Preface
Christian Beckwith, Editor Advisory Board John E. (Jed) Williamson, Managing Editor; Michael Kennedy, John W. Middendorf, IV Associate Editors David ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1997
The Northwest Face of Ama Dablam, Vertical Commitment in the Nepal Himalaya
The Northwest Face of Ama Dablam Vertical commitment in the Nepal Himalaya by Vanja Furlan, Planinska zveza Slovenije translated by ...
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Feature Article
1997
Api, Bobaye, Nampa, The 1996 Slovenian Three Peaks Expedition
Api, Bobaye, Nampa The 1996 Slovenian Three Peaks Expedition by Roman Robas, Matic Jost, Tomaz Humar, and Janko Meglic, Planinska zvezci ...
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Feature Article
1997
A Season in Everest, The Rest of the Story
A Season on Everest The rest of the story by Elizabeth Hawley As the whole world seems to know, disaster ...
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Feature Article
1997
A Time To Live, A Time To Die, Tragedy on the Southeast Ridge of Mount Everest
A TIME TO LIVE, A TIME TO DIE Tragedy on the southeast ridge of Mount Everest by Charlotte Fox In ...
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Feature Article
1997
The Oxygen Illusion, Perspectives on the Business of High-Altitude Climbing
The Oxygen Illusion Perspectives on the business of high-altitude climbing by Anatoli Boukreev translated by Natasha Lagovskaya During the first ...
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Feature Article
1997
Beauty is a Rare Thing, The Birth of a New Route on the Northwest Face of Denali's West Buttress
Beauty is a Rare Thing The birth of a new route on the northwest face of Denali's west buttress, by ...
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Feature Article
1997
The Free Noe of North Chasm View Wall, Puzzling It Out Among the Birds in Colorado's Black Canyon of the Gunnison
The Free Nose of North Chasm View Wall Puzzling it out among the birds in Colorado’s Black Canyon of ...
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Feature Article
1997
The Spindrift Couloir, Scrappin' It Up After Classes in the Washington Cascades
The Spindrift Couloir Scrappin’ it up after classes in the Washington Cascades by Bart Paull It was my idea, mainly. ...
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Feature Article
1997
The Great and Secret Show, Thirty-nine Days in the Vertical Realm
The Great and Secret Show Thirty-nine days in the vertical realm by Warren Hollinger Clive Barker’s novel The Great ...
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Feature Article
1997
The North Ridge of Mt. Kennedy
The North Ridge of Mt. Kennedy In 1968, four young men pitted themselves against one of North America’s greatest challenges. ...
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Feature Article
1997
Arctic Discipline, Modern Techniques and Old-Fashioned Grit in the Coldest Pocket of Canada
Arctic Discipline Modem techniques and old-fashioned grit in the coldest pocket of Canada by Jack Roberts I was bored. Bored ...
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Feature Article
1997
Mount Foster, H.W. Tilman Would Have Approved
Mount Foster H. W. Tilman would have approved by Dan Mannix I’m a Colorado Boy. The ocean is as ...
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Feature Article
1997
Misadventures Below Zero, Up Against It in Antarctica
Misadventures Below Zero Up against it in Antarctica by Erik Decamp translated by Marina Heusch “Are you okay?” “I’ve ...
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Feature Article
1997
The West Face of Chacraraju, Cracking One of South America's Long-Standing Problems
The West Face of Chacraraju Cracking one of South America’s long-standing problems by Tomaz Zerovnik, Planinska zveza Slovenije Translated ...
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Feature Article
1997
Competition Climbing in the C.I.S., The Only Plastic Is in the Boots
Competition Climbing in the C.I.S. The only plastic is in the boots by Vladimir Shataev translated by Sergei ...
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Feature Article
1997
L'Inespérée, The Push for the Top of a New Route in Greenland's Tasermiut Fjord
L’Inespérée The push for the top of a new route in Greenland’s Tasermiut Fjord by Lionel ...
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Feature Article
1997
Unexpected Gifts, A Season in Patagonia
Unexpected Gifts A season in Patagonia by Rolando Garibotti, Club Andino Bariloche I arrived in Chalten in mid-November with many ...
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Feature Article
1997
Shivling's East Ridge, Light is Right: A Rapid Alpine-Style Ascent of a Garhwal Testpiece
Shivling’s East Ridge Light is right: A rapid alpine-style second ascent of a Garhwal testpiece by Mark Richey Swinging ...
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Feature Article
1997
Ultima Thule, A Short Walk through China's Kun Lun Shan
Ultima Thule A short walk through China ’s Kun Lun Shan by Mark Newcomb “Man, this place is vast and ...
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Feature Article
1997
North America, United States, Washington, Cascades, Big Four Mountain, North Face, Spindrift Couloir
Accounts from the various climbs and expeditions of the world are listed geographically from north to south and from west ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Washington, Mount Baker, Variation to Roman Nose Route
Mount Baker, Variation to Roman Nose Route. On June 9, Mike Morrison, Tim Weyand and I climbed what may be little ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, High Sierra, Big Adventure
High Sierra, Big Adventure. On August 5, Josh Schmidt (16), Jared Kraus (16), and Daniel Winetsky (15) embarked on an 18-day adventure in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, The Domelands and Sierra Nevada, Various Attempts and Ascents
The Domelands and Sierra Nevada, Various Attempts and Ascents. During a week-long encampment in the mosquito-infested Dusty Basin, in August, 1995, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Southern Sierra, Domelands, Poison Domes, Various Ascents
Southern Sierra, Domelands, Poison Domes, Various Ascents. Over the past three summers, spurred on by Mark Robinson’s persistence and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Domelands, Lamont Pinnacles, Various Ascents
Domelands, Lamont Pinnacles, Various Ascents. Lamont Pinnacles is one of those seldom visited areas positioned near the southeastern fringe of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Sierra National Forest, Black Rock Dome, Bad Day at Black Rock
Sierra National Forest, Black Rock Dome, Bad Day At Black Rock. Black Rock Dome is a 600-foot south-facing formation just ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Sierra National Forest, Sunset Point
Sierra National Forest, Sunset Point. This fall, Ron Negrette and I explored this area near Huntington Lake and climbed a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Domelands, Banded Cliffs, Stegosaurus Dome, Naked Lunch
Domelands, Bunded Cliffs, Stegosaurus Dome, Naked Lunch. In July, John Mattashed and I made a trip into the Banded Cliffs, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Sawtooth Ridge, Orangesmith
Sawtooth Ridge, Orangesmith. Steve Must and I climbed a new ten-pitch route north of Blacksmith Peak, one we dubbed Orangesmith (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Quarry's South Peak, New Route
Quarry’s South Peak, New Route. Although the best line on the rounded east face had been done years ago ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Mount Chamberlain, North Face, Hot Damn Variations
Mount Chamberlain, North Face, Hot Damn Variation. In August, 1995, Bruce Bindner and I free climbed the North Face route (V, 5.10...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Peak 3985m, Red Baron Tower, First Free Ascent
Peak 3985m, Red Baron Tower, First Free Ascent. In August, Bruce Bindner and I climbed the old Fred Beckey-Barry Hagen ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Thor Peak, South Face, Odin's Wrath
Thor Peak, South Face, Odin’s Wrath. Odin’s Wrath (III-IV 5.10d) ascends a line between Satan’s Delight and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Little Slide Canyon, Regge Pole, The East Face Dihedrals
Little Slide Canyon, Regge Pole, The East Face Dihedrals. Pat Brennan and I completed The East Face Dihedrals (III 5.11) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, East Fuller Butte, Southern Yosemite Direct
East Fuller Butte, Southern Yosemite Direct. In late summer, Rick Cassam, Brandt Didden and I spent three days on this ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Angel Wings, Just a Rock in the Park
Angel Wings, Just A Rock In The Park. In June, Richard Leversee, Ron Felton and I completed a new route, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Sequoia National Park, Hamilton Dome, Before the Jury
Sequoia National Park, Hamilton Dome, Before The Jury. When you sit on the deck at the Bearpaw Meadows High Sierra ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Gorge of Despair, Silver Turret, Desperadoes
Gorge Of Despair, Silver Turret, Desperadoes. I started Desperadoes (III 5.12a) with Guy Keesee in 1993. We returned for another attempt ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Lone Pine Peak, South Face, Land of Little Rain
Lone Pine Peak, South Face, Land of Little Rain. As you sit by the Stone House, an old building at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Yosemite, The Changing Face of Yosemite
The Changing Face of Yosemite. Yosemite National Park was the site of two major natural disasters in the year. A ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, El Capitan, The Shield Rescue and Judicial Precedent
El Capitan, The Shield, Rescue and Judicial Precedent. On May 16, Austrians Christian Zenz and Christian Wassertheurer requested a rescue from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Activity in Yosemite Valley
Activity in Yosemite Valley. On the free climbing scene, this year’s big news was the third free ascent, in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley Speed (as of November, 1996)
Yosemite Valley Speed (as of November, 1996) El Capitan Mr Midwest (D. Bengston/S. Gerberding/Al Swanson. April, 1996): 21:00* West Face (H. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, West Quarter Dome, Quarter Pounder
West Quarter Dome, Quarter Pounder. Urmas Franosch and I had originally intended to free climb the North Face route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Glacier Point, Galactic Hitchhiker
Glacier Point, Galactic Hitchhiker. On October 14, Lou Renner of Santa Cruz, California, and I (from San Francisco), completed a first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, California, Ribbon Falls Amphitheater, Hole in the Head
Ribbon Falls Amphitheater, Hole in the Head. Rick Carlton Studley III and I climbed a 1,000-foot variation to the route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon, Christopher's Tower and Lucifer's Tooth
Oak Creek Canyon, Christopher’s Tower and Lucifer’s Tooth. On January 13, Dan Stih and I climbed a freestanding tower ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997