American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Pakistan, Trango Nameless Tower, South Face, First Japanese Ascent
Trango Nameless Tower, South Face, First Japanese Ascent. Three Japanese recorded the first Japanese ascent of Trango Tower (6239 m) via ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Shipton Spire, East Face
Shipton Spire, East Face. Charles Boyd, Greg Child, Greg Collum, and I arrived in Islamabad the first week of June. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Mustagh Tower, Northwest Ridge, Attempt
Mustagh Tower, Northwest Ridge, Attempt. This summer a team of four attempted the Northwest Ridge of Mustagh Tower and reached ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Lobsang Spire, Attempt
Lobsang Spire, Attempt. Two hundred meters of hard technical climbing denied a multinational group of young climbers the second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum I, Southeast Face, Attempt
Masherbrum I, Southeast Face, Attempt. A Russian-American expedition led by Dr. Lev Ioffe (who resides in the U.S.) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum I, East-Southeast Ridge, Attempt
Masherbrum I, East-Southeast Ridge, Attempt. It was reported that Peter Cole led a four-man American team (Cole, Gary Kuehn, Erik ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Masherbrum II, Ascent
Masherbrum II, Ascent. It was reported that a Pakistan Army expedition that had wanted to climb Masherbrum I turned their ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, K2, South-Southeast Spur
K2, South-Southeast Spur, First Chilean Ascent. We departed for Pakistan on May 24, after more than one year of programming and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, K2, South-Southeast Ridge, Ascent
K2, South-Southeast Ridge, Ascent. A Japanese expedition led by Yamamoto Atushi (33) put 12 members on the summit of K2 and recorded ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Ascent and Tragedy
K2, Ascent and Tragedy. Italian climber Lorenzo Mazzoleni, 30, died on July 29 in a fall from the Shoulder (8000 m) after having ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Abruzzi Ridge
K2, Abruzzi Ridge. It was reported that Japanese Masafumi Todaka had planned a solo ascent of the unrepeated Kukuczka-Piotrowski route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Attempts
K2, Attempts. It was reported that a seven-man group (Rick Allen, Andy Parkin, Mike Smith, Harry Taylor and Brian Tilly, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak, Ascent and Tragedy
Broad Peak, Ascent and Tragedy. Three Korean climbers perished after scaling Broad Peak (8047 m) on July 20. The group leader, Hong ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum IV, East Face, Attempt
Gasherbrum IV, East Face, Attempt. No protection and avalanches stopped a Korean expedition of the Seoul University Alpine Club at 7400 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I, Ascent
Gasherbrum I, Ascent. Spaniards Txetxu Lete Bernardo, Koke Lasa Berasategui and Luis Miguel Lopez Soriano climbed the Japanese Couloir on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I, Ascent and Tragedy
Gasherbrum I, Ascent and Tragedy. Spanish Climber Manuel Alvarez Diaz (38) perished after successfully scaling Gasherbrum I (8067 m) on July 17. According ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum II, Attempt
Gasherbrum II, Attempt. The seven member New England Expedition Team consisted of Maury McKinney, Brad White, Joe Lenteni, A.J. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I and II
Gasherbrum I and II, Ascents. Alan Hinkes (U.K.) summitted two 8000ers during the 1996 season: Gasherbrum I on July 10 at 10 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I and Gasherbrum II, Enchainment
Gasherbrum I and Gasherbrum II, Enchainment. The French climber and guide Jean-Christophe Lafaille, best known for climbing hard endurance routes, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I and II, Ascents
Gasherbrum I and II, Ascents. It was reported that Iñaki Ochoa (29) of Spain completed ascents of both Gasherbrum I (8065 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Lila Peak, West Face/North Ridge, First Official Ascent
Lila Peak, West Face/North Ridge, First Official Ascent*. Lila Peak (6200 m) in the Gondokoro area of the Pakistan Karakoram ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Pakistan, Paty Peak, South Ridge
Paty Peak, South Ridge. I well accepted the fresh snow that slowed Dean Hernandez and Mathew Sinclair’s approach to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, CIS, Caucasus Ski Traverse
Caucasus Ski Traverse. I made two attempts on the ski traverse of the Caucasus. The first attempt was in 1994, in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tadjikistan, Pamir-Alai, Muzcol Range, Various Ascents
Muzcol Range, Various Ascents. It was reported that a 13-member EWP expedition traveled to the eastern Pamir of Tadjikistan to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir-Alai Mountains, Schurokovo Glacier, Various Ascents
Schurovkovo Glacier, Various Ascents. It was reported that Hugh Nicholson, Peter Crampton, Alison Douglass, Peter Garlick and Paul Hersey (NZ) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Laylak Valley, Pik Alexander Blok, Stairway to Hell
Pik Alexander Blok, Stairway to Hell. In August, we made an ascent of a Russian 6B route on Pik Alexander ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Laylak Valley, Rocky Ak-Su, Various Ascents
Rocky Ak-Su, Various Ascents. It was reported that this peak in the Laylak Valley was climbed from July 12 to August 6, 1995. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Laylak Valley, Alexander Blok Peak, West Face
Alexander Blok Peak, West Face. It was reported that a big team from Central Siberia that included A. Bekasov, V. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Ak-Su and Kara-Su Valleys, Various Attempts and Ascents
Ak-Su and Kara-Su Valleys, Various Attempts and Ascents. As part of our Kyrgyzstan itinerary, Brady Van Matre and I traveled ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Ak-Su Valley, Various Ascents
Ak-Su Valley, Various Ascents. It was reported that in September, 1995, the French team of P. Caribo, J.P. Calvet and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Peak 4810, East Face
Peak 4810, East Face. It was reported that the northeast face of 4810 was climbed by Alexander Odintsov and Igor Borihin from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Peak 4810, Northwest Face
Peak 4810, Northwest Face. It was reported that Viktor Komarov, Kostya Sakharov, Anatoli Vinokurov and Alexander Shcherbakov climbed the vertical to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Peak 4810, Various Ascents
Peak 4810, Various Ascents. It was reported that on the 1100-meter east face of 4810 two significant routes were established in 1995. M. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Ala Archa National Park, Kyrgyzskiy Alatau Mountains, Various Ascents
Ala Archa National Park Kyrgyzskiy Alatau Mountains, Various Ascents. At the end of August, Brady Van Matre and I traveled ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Pic Korona, Various Ascents
Pic Korona, Various Ascents. It was reported that I. and V. Plotnikov and V. Sergeev from Barnaul in Central Siberia ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Peak Pobeda, Ascent, and American Snow Leopard
Peak Pobeda, Ascent, and American Snow Leopard. By reaching the summit of Peak Pobeda (7439 m) on August 22, during a two-man, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Tien Shan, Ascents and Descents
Tien Shan, Ascents and Descents. We traveled into the Tien Shan for an adventure film for the Outdoor Life channel. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, South Inylchek Glacier, Various Ascents
South Inylchek Glacier, Various Ascents. It was reported that in this popular region, which gives access to the well-known Khan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, C.I.S. Competitions, 1996
C.l.S. Competitions, 1996. Russia is the only country in the world where mountaineers who make ascents in various mountains ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Mt. Qungmomanze, First Ascent
Mt. Qungmomanze, First Ascent. It was reported that a Sino-South Korean team made the first ascent of Mt. Qungmomanze (23,123’) in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Shishapangma, Ascent and Tragedy
Shishcipangma, Ascent and Tragedy. Josu Bereziartua, Félix and Alberto Inurrategi arrived at BC together with the expedition from Alava ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Shishapangma, Attempt and Tragedy
Shishapangma, Attempt and Tragedy. An expedition from the Ukraine led by Ivan Valenya planned to make ascents of Cho Oyu ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu and Shishapangma, Ascents and Tragedy
Cho Oyu and Shishapangma, Ascents and Tragedy. In the autumn, V. Bachkirov (leader), B. Sedoussov, N. Zakharov, E. Vinogradski, V. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu, First African-American Ascent of an 8000-meter Peak
Cho Oyu, First African-American Ascent of an 8000-meter Peak. An American team led by Eric Simonson of Ashford, WA, summited ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu, Various Ascents in the Post-Monsoon Season
Cho Oyu, Various Ascents in the Post-Monsoon Season. The Himalayan season’s greatest success numerically was not on any mountain ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Mount Everest, North-Northeast Face, New Route
Mount Everest, North-Northeast Face, New Route. In May, a Russian team led by Sergei Antipine from Krasnojarsk, Siberia, made an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Mount Everest, Attempt
Mount Everest, Attempt. Our expedition, “Comarques de Girona-Everest 1996,” was composed of seven members, all of them from Girona (Catalonia, Spain): ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Chomolhari, Chomolhari Range
Chomolhari, Chamolhari Range. It was reported that a joint Japanese/Chinese expedition climbed Chomolhari (7326 m) on the Tibet/Bhutan border ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, Tibet, Konkaling Peaks, Southeast Tibet
Konkaling Peaks, Southeast Tibet. In October and November I visited southeast Tibet with Sari Nicoll. We were accompanied by a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, China, Muztagh Ata, West Ridge
Muztagh Ata, West Ridge. Participants of the Tomsk Sport Club “Burevestnik,” Russia, climbed Muztag Ata (7546 m) by the west ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997