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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
Asia, China, Kun Lun, Exploratory Mountaineering
Kun Lun, Exploratory Mountaineering. In June, Mark Newcomb, Hans Johnstone and Kent McBride traveled to the Kun Lun Shan Mountains ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, China, Khan Yailik, First Ascent
Khan Yailik, First Ascent. Mt. Khan Yailik rises to 6744 meters in the western part of the Kun Lun mountain region, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, China, K2, North Ridge
K2, North Ridge. In July, two expeditions met at the bottom of the north face of K2, the world’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Asia, China, Chinese Karakoram, Madame Butterfly, Attempt
Madame Butterfly, Attempt. On August 16, five of us arrived in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, and hired a car to take ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
Himalaya Alpine Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks
Himalaya Alpine Style: The Most Challenging Routes on the Highest Peaks. Andy Fanshawe and Stephen Venables. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1996. Color ...
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Book Reviews
1997
Icefields
Icefields. Thomas Wharton, Washington Square Press, 1996. Paper. $12.00 Icefields is a novel of subtle and singular beauty. The author, Thomas Wharton, ...
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Book Reviews
1997
A Night on the Ground, a Day in the Open
A Night on the Ground, a Day in the Open. Doug Robinson. Mountain N’ Air Books. La Crescenta, California, 1996. Black ...
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Book Reviews
1997
Storms of Silence
Storms of Silence. Joe Simpson. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1996. Color, and black-and-white photographs, 240 pages. $19.95. Joe Simpson’s third book is an ...
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Book Reviews
1997
Around the Roof of the World
Around the Roof of the World. Edited by Nicholas and Nina Shoumatoff. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1996. 23 chapters, 23 ...
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Book Reviews
1997
Alaska Ascents
Alaska Ascents. Edited by Bill Sherwonit. Alaska Northwest Books, Seattle, 1996. 295 pages. $16.95. For those interested in Alaska in particular and mountaineering ...
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Book Reviews
1997
A Portrait of Leni Riefenstahl
A Portrait of Leni Riefenstahl. Audrey Salkeld. Jonathan Cape, London, 1996. 312 pages, black-and-white photographs, ca. $20.00. In the 1920s, Leni Riefenstahl climbed ...
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Book Reviews
1997
The Right Mountain: Lessons from Everest on the Real Meaning of Success
The Right Mountain: Lessons from Everest on the Real Meaning of Success. Jim Hayhurst, Sr. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996. 209 ...
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Book Reviews
1997
The View from the Edge: Life and Landscapes of Beverly Johnson
The View from the Edge: Life and Landscapes of Beverly Johnson. Gabriela Zim. Mountain N’Air Books, La Crescenta, California, 1996. 188 ...
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Book Reviews
1997
Carnets du Vertige
Carnets du Vertige. Louis Lachenal. Editions Guérin: Chamonix, 1996. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs, maps, sketches. 378 pages. 324 French francs. Michel ...
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Book Reviews
1997
Gentle Expeditions: A Guide to Ethical Mountain Adventure
Gentle Expeditions : A Guide to Ethical Mountain Adventure. Bob McConnell. AAC Press: Golden Colorado, 1996. 117 pages. $10.00. These temple-destroyers, devotees of raging ...
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Book Reviews
1997
Climber's Guide to the Teton Range
Climber’s Guide to the Teton Range. Leigh N. Ortenburger and Reynold G. Jackson. The Mountaineers, Seattle, 1995. 414 pages, $39.00. There are ...
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Book Reviews
1997
Lou Whittaker: Memoirs of a Mountain Guide; Rock Jocks, Wall Rats, and Hang Dogs: Rock Climbing on the Edge of Reality; 6194: Denali Solo
Lou Whittaker: Memoirs of a Mountain Guide. Lou Whittaker with Andrea Gabbard. Seattle: The Mountaineers. 1994. 271 pages. $24.95. Rock Jocks, Wall Rats, ...
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Book Reviews
1997
The American Alpine Club 94th Annual Meeting, December 6-7, 1996
The American Alpine Club 94th Annual Meeting, December 6-7, 1996 New York? What the hell are they having it in New ...
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Club Activities
1997
A.A.C., New York Section
AAC, New York Section. Much of the Section’s energy and focus in 1996 centered around helping to organize the 94th ...
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Club Activities
1997
A.A.C., New England Section
AAC, New England Section. Un success fou! AAC New Englanders flocked to a hilltop in Weston, Massachusetts, on March 30, 1996, to ...
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Club Activities
1997