American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
North America, United States, Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon, Pic de Coubertin
Oak Creek Canyon, Pic de Coubertin. In celebration of the Olympic Centennial, the UIAA (which was in the area for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Toothrock, East Buttress
On December 29-January 1, Paul Gagner and I finished a 1,500-foot east buttress route (11 pitches, 5.10 A2) started by Glenn Rink et ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Southwest Desert Soft Rock Climbing
Southwest Desert Soft Rock Climbing. Among the main attractions of the desert around Moab are the rich reds and blacks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Green River Area
Green River Area. In the isolated Green River regions west of Moab, James Garrett and Mike Pennings ventured out on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Gemini Bridges Trail
Gemini Bridges Trail. Eight miles north of Moab and up the popular four-wheel drive/mountain bike Gemini Bridges Trail, Matt ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Long Canyon
Long Canyon. Another impressive tower climb of the past year was the free ascent by Steph Davis of Jim Olsen ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Day Canyon
Day Canyon. In Day Canyon, also accessed from the Potash Road, Keith Reynolds and Alan Stephenson climbed Prohibition Crack (three ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, State Highway 313
State Highway 313. Sunset Tower up the road from Dead Horse Point and the Island-in-the-Sky district of Canyonland National Park (nine ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Courthouse Pasture
Courthouse Pasture. Jason Keith and Hollis McCord climbed to the summit of the Merrimac Butte by a new route up ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Island-in-the-Sky
Island-in-the-Sky. Dave Madera, Bob Novellino, Jorma Hayes and Bret Sutteer climbed a virgin butte approximately one mile north of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, San Rafael Swell
San Rafael Swell. Mike Friedrichs and Anne Yeagle put up an eight-bolt sport climb, Anti-Swell (5.10b), and Friedrichs and Todd ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, River Road (Scenic Byway 128)
River Road (Scenic Byway 128). Dave Glouderman rope soloed the 5.9 tower high above the River Road at Mile Post 6 in December.
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Navajolands
Navajolands. Spinnaker Tower was climbed free at 5.11+ by Stevie Haston and Laurence Guault. Lost Coyote Tower, a 250-foot spire located ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Crag Climbing
Crag Climbing. Crag climbing began in the desert at Indian Creek in the 1970s, when the majority of routes established ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Aeolian Tower, Howling Winge
Aeolian Tower, Howling Winge. In the Courthouse Pasture area, north of Moab, in 1995, Dave Goldstein and I made a first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Desert Shield, First Hammerless Ascent
Desert Shield, First Hammerless Ascent. The nine-pitch Desert Shield saw its first clean ascent by Mark Bennett and Kevin Lawlor. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Mount Kinesava, West Face, First One-Day Ascent
Mount Kinesava, West Face, First One-Day Ascent. On March 15, Drew Spaulding, Jon Allen and I climbed the King’s Corner ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Peak 6,365, The Shadow Line, Attempt
Peak 6,365, The Shadow Line, Attempt. With Dave Goldstein, in February and March, I climbed The Shadow Line (nine pitches, 5.11 A3+) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Mountain of the Sun, Eye Shadow
Mountain of the Sun, Eye Shadow. In mid-October, Warren Hollinger and I climbed a major new wall route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Angelino Wall, Drop Zone
Angelino Wall, Drop Zone. From November 27-December 1, 1996, Chris McNamara and I climbed Drop Zone (11 pitches, 5.8 A4-) on the Angelino ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997