American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount McKinley, Northwest Face of the West Buttress, Beauty is a Rare Thing
Mount McKinley, Northwest Face of the West Buttress, Beauty is a Rare Thing. In June, Steve House soloed a line ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount Hunter, Moonflower Buttress
Mount Hunter, Moonflower Buttress. It was reported that in 1995, Alex Lowe and Conrad Anker spent 36 hours camp-to-camp on the Moonflower ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount Hunter, Southeast Ridge, Hard Saying Not Knowing
Mount Hunter, Southeast Ridge, Hard Saying Not Knowing. In early May, Judd Stewart and myself (Wesley Bunch) were flown into ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount Koven, First Ascent
Mount Koven, First Ascent*. The word had been going around Alaska for a couple of years that Mount Koven was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Wedge Peak, North Face
Wedge Peak, North Face. Ian MacRae and I started walking, in the rain, into Mount Wedge on August 1. Early on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount Deception, Northeast Ridge
Mount Deception, Northeast Ridge*. Our goal was the southeast ridge, a long double-cor-niced tight-rope walk that had rudely turned back ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Ragged Peak, East Ridge
Ragged Peak, East Ridge. In July, 1995, Ian MacRac and I walked up Glacier Creek to the Muldrow Moraine to climb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Peak 8800 Ascent and Mount Foraker Massif, The Way
Peak 8800, Ascent, and Mount Foraker Massif, The Way. Not being able to find a partner for a June climb on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mount Bradley, Bourbon Bottle Route
Mount Bradley, Bourbon Bottle Route. From June 14 to 18, Jim Donini and I did a new route on Mount Bradley’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, The Incisor, New Route
The Incisor, New Route. It was reported that Eli Helmuth climbed a new route on the Incisor with three clients ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mount Bradley, South Pillar
Mount Bradley, South Pillar. It was reported that in 1995, Austrian Andreas Orgler climbed the 1200-meter south pillar of Mount Bradley ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mount Wake and Surrounding Peaks, Various Ascents
Mount Wake and Surrounding Peaks, Various Ascents. “L’equipe jeunes” of the Fédération Française de la Montagne ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Various Ascents
Ruth Gorge, Various Ascents. Drew Spaulding, Calvin Hebert and I arrived on the Ruth Glacier on July 5. We planned to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Little Switzerland Various Ascents
Little Switzerland, Various Ascents. In July, Mike Woolridge, Rob Pease, Campbell Mercer and Matt Walsh were active in Little Switzerland. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Cathedral Mountains
Cathedral Mountains. In June, John Middendorf, Calvin Hebert, and I visited a small, isolated cluster of granitic peaks with small ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Kichatna Spires, Various Ascents
Kichatna Spires, Various Ascents. Kevin Thaw (U.K.) and Calder Stratford established two new routes in the Kichatna Spires. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Moffit, Northwest Ridge, and Mount Hayes, East Ridge
Mount Moffit, Northwest Ridge, and Mount Hayes, East Ridge. Attempts on Mount Moffit (13,020’) were becoming annual events for Randy Waitman ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Hayes, Northeast Ridge
Mount Hayes, Northeast Ridge. On May 15, Tom Douglas, Fred Harbison and I started from the Trident Glacier (6,000 feet) up a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount Shand, West Face
Mount Shand, West Face. Rick Studley, Ian MacRae and I convinced Paul Rodgers at Talkeetna Air Taxi to land us ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Mount McGinnis, Southeast Ridge
Mount McGinnis, Southeast Ridge. In October, 1995, on our way in to attempt the southeast ridge of McGinnis Peak, Rick Studley ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Hunter Creek, Various Ascents
Hunter Creek, Various Ascents. The winter of 1995-1996, with its initial snow drought and extremely cold temperatures, stimulated a modern ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Portage Glacier Valley and Along the Seward Highway, Various Ascents
Portage Glacier Valley, and Along the Seward Highway, Various Ascents. South of Anchorage, in the Portage area, Dave Miller and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Cat's Ears Spire, Second Ascent, and Devil's Thumb, Attempt
Cat’s Ears Spire, Second Ascent, And Devil's Thumb, Attempt. From May 12 to June 5, Jeff Selvig, Simon Elias and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
Wrangell/Saint Elias National Park. The 1996 spring and summer season in the Wrangell/Saint Elias National Park proved to be ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Mount Saint Elias, First Winter Ascent
Mount Saint Elias, First Winter Ascent. On February 13, 1996, David Briggs, Gardner Heaton and Joe Reichert were flown to 2,300 feet on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Mount Fairweather, First Ski Descent
Mount Fairweather, First Ski Descent. Dave Braun and I carved rime ice from the 15,300-foot summit of Mount Fairweather on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Tongass National Forest, Field Glacier
Tongass National Forest, Field Glacier. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names, at its June 13, 1996, meeting, approved the name Field ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Mount Bona and P 11,920
Mount Bona and PI1,920. On May 30, Paul Claus of Ultima Thule Outfitters landed Ruedi Homberger and Stefan Wyss of Switzerland ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Mount Natazhat, Northeast Ridge
Mount Natazhat, Northeast Ridge. On April 9, Paul Barry, Harry Hunt, Dave Lucey and myself made the second ascent of Mount ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Mount Bear, Ascent, and South to North Traverse
Mount Bear, Ascent, and South to North Traverse. Our superb pilot, Paul Claus, of Ultima Thule Outfitters, dropped the three ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Mount Anderson, First Ascent
Mount Anderson, First Ascent. Mount Anderson (10,972 feet), in the St. Elias Mountains, lies at the junction of the Tittmann and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Peak 9265 (Possible) First Ascent
Peak 9265, (Possible) First Ascent. Peak 9265 sits just northeast of the intersection of the Anderson and Chitina glaciers, and only two ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, Mount Miller, First Ascent
Mount Miller, First Ascent. In January, I noticed in Climbing magazine that a group had been awarded a Mugs Stump ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains, The Golden Fleece, First Ascent
The Golden Fleece, First Ascent. The Golden Fleece, otherwise known as Birdman Falls, is a formation of ice that has ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Mountains, Attempt and Ascents
Saint Elias Mountains, Attempt and Ascents. From a base camp on a “virgin” glacier between Mount King George (3741 m) and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Kennedy, North Ridge, First Ascent
Mount Kennedy, North Ridge, First Ascent. In 1968, Todd Thompson, Joe Faint, Philip Koch, and David Seidman made the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, St. Elias Mountains, Various Ascents
St. Elias Mountains, Various Ascents. On April 9, our pilot, Paul Claus of Ultima Thule Outfitters, landed us in the remote ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Kluane National Park Reserve Icefield Mountaineering Statistics, 1996
Kluane National Park Reserve Icefield Mountaineering Statistics, 1996. During the spring and summer of 1996 there were 45 mountaineering expeditions, comprising 161 persons, that ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Northern Selkirks, Various Ascents
Northern Selkirks, Various Ascents. In August, 1995, Steve Sheriff and I gained a high point beneath Mount Sorcerer by following logging ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Boundary Range, Coast Mountains, Traverse of the Taku-Whiting Divide
Coast Mountains, Traverse of the Taku-Whiting Divide. Jan Palaty, Steve Sheffield, Dave Williams and I spent four weeks traversing the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Ragged Range, Mount Nirvana, East Face
While sitting atop the summits of the Cirque of the Unclimbables in 1960, the late Bill Buckingham noted a particularly fine ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Yukon Territory, Mount Proboscis, Grendel
Mount Proboscis, Grendel. From mid-July to August, Chris Righter, Greg Epperson, Chris Kalous and I established Grendel (VI 5.10 A4) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Traverse of Axel Heiberg Island
Traverse of Axel Heiberg Island, Northwest Territories. In July, 1995, the traverse of Axel Heiberg Island was accomplished between Mokka Fjord ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Bugaboo Group, Eastpost Spire, South Face
Eastpost Spire, South Face. Urban Golob and Slavko Rozic (Slovenia) climbed a new route, Mountain Fairy Tale (300 meters, 5.9 A3) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Bugaboo Group, Crescent Tower
Crescent Tower. On the Crescent Tower, Urban Golob and Slavko Rozic climbed a new route, West Side Story (270 meters, III 5.10...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Bugaboo Group, North Howser Spire, West Face, First Free Ascent
North Howser Tower, West Face, First Free Ascent. On the evening of August 14, Kennan Harvey and I hiked to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Bugaboo Group, Snowpatch Spire, Power of Lard
Snowpatch Spire, Power of Lard. We arrived at the Bugaboo parking lot late in the afternoon of August 23 and had ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Various Ice Ascents
Canada, Various Ice Ascents. In Bridge River, B.C., Kevin Normoyle and Quang-Taun Luong put up The Theft (V WI6...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Mount Geikie, North Face
Mount Geikie, North Face. A new route was established on the 4,000-foot north face of Mt. Geikie in the Canadian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Winter Ice Activity
Canadian Rockies, Winter Ice Activity. The 1996-1997 winter in the Canadian Rockies turned out to be perhaps the most prodigious ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997