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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
A.A.C., South Central Section
AAC, South Central Section. At the Club’s 1994 annual meeting, French Hill discussed the idea of forming a southwest section ...
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Club Activities
1997
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section
AAC, Rocky Mountain Section. A result of a survey of our members has been the breakup of the section into ...
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Club Activities
1997
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. The Oregon Section has been infused with some new members and great input. Tom Thrall continues to ...
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Club Activities
1997
The California Mountaineering Club
The California Mountaineering Club. With the last issue of our newsletter, the California Mountaineering Club entered its eighth year. Membership ...
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Club Activities
1997
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club. The CMC continued its emphasis on large numbers of hikes in the Colorado area, with over 2,000 ...
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Club Activities
1997
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee, chaired by Lynette Zuercher, scheduled 243 summer season ascents, which included 38 Basic School climbs and 10 Ski ...
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Club Activities
1997
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers, with members Mike Burns, Karen Close, Steven Cox (American team leader), Don Goodman, Natala Goodman, Jim ...
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Club Activities
1997
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. On April 12, 1996, Paul Claus, Carlos Buhler, Ruedi Homberger, Reto Ruesch and Charlie Sassara made the first ...
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Club Activities
1997
The Alpine Club of Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada. The Alpine Club of Canada celebrated its 90th Anniversary in 1996 with an anniversary dinner that ...
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Club Activities
1997
Avis Newhall Adams, 1896-1996
AVIS NEWHALL ADAMS 1896-1996 Avis Newhall Adams died on October 26, 1996, at the age of 100, in Beverly, Massachusetts, after a brief ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Chester L. Errett, 1905-1994
CHESTER L. ERRETT 1905-1994 Chester L. Errett was a member of the American Alpine Club for 51 years. He was hard ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Hans Kraus, 1906-1996
HANS KRAUS 1906-1996 Dr. Hans Kraus died on March 5, 1996, in his home in New York City. He had been a ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Sylvanus John Ebert, 1907-1996
SYLVANUS JOHN EBERT 1907-1996 John Ebert, founder of the Iowa Mountaineers, Inc., was one of the great legacies in American ...
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In Memoriam
1997
James F. Bonner, 1910-1996
JAMES F. BONNER 1910-1996 James F. Bonner, an AAC member since 1948, passed away on September 13, 1996, at the age of 86. He ...
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In Memoriam
1997
William F. Gerber, 1915-1996
WILLIAM F. GERBER 1915-1996 Bill Gerber of Denver died in October, 1996. He had suffered a stroke the year before, not ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Robert Kenneth Brinton, 1915-1996
ROBERT KENNETH BRINTON 1915-1996 Robert Brinton, born in Los Angeles on January 9, 1915, was a pioneer California rock climber and skier ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Benjamin Greely Ferris, Jr. M.D., 1919-1996
BENJAMIN GREELY FERRIS, JR. M. D. 1919-1996 Ben Ferris, for more than half a century a respected member and official ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Leonard A. Kalal, 1919-1996
LEONARD A. KALAL 1919-1996 The embodiment of the spirit, the joy, all that is wonderful in mountaineering—that is the ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Thomas J. Gargan, Sr., 1920-1996
THOMAS J. GARGAN, SR. 1920-1996 During this past year we lost a dear friend and mentor, Thomas J. Gargan, Sr. ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Henry Welty Coulter, Jr., 1920-1996
HENRY WELTY COULTER, JR. 1920-1996 Henry (Hank) Welty Coulter, a prominent and distinguished older member of the American Alpine Club, ...
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In Memoriam
1997