American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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558 Records

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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
Wilbur Davis, 1921-1996
WILBUR DAVIS 1921-1996 Wilbur Davis has been a member of the Iowa Mountaineers for over 37 years. He served as an ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Keith E. Hart, 1927-1996
KEITH E. HART 1927-1996 Keith E. Hart of Juneau, Alaska, died on April 27 at the age of 69. Hart was bom ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Ray David Dykeman, 1932-1996
RAY DAVID DYKEMAN 1932-1996 I first met Dave Dykeman after being invited to join a group of friends who were ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Michael R. Franklin, 1945-1996
MICHAEL R. FRANKLIN 1945-1996 Michael R. Franklin, born December 31, 1945, in Boston, Massachusetts, was killed in an auto accident on January 3 ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Rich Davidson, 1950-1996
RICH DAVIDSON 1950-1996 Rich Davidson, 46, of Los Alamos, New Mexico, and his tent mate Debbie Marshall, 31, of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Rob Hall, 1961-1996
ROB HALL 1961-1996 Mount Everest dealt a particularly savage blow last year. On May 12, Rob Hall died on the South ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Scott Fischer, 1956-1996
SCOTT FISCHER 1956-1996 AAC member Scott Fischer was among the eight climbers who died on Mount Everest on May 10, 1996. Scott, ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Deborah Marshall, 1965-1996
DEBORAH MARSHALL 1965-1996 I met Debbie when she joined the Annapurna IV 1996 Memory Climb in the fall of 1995 at an ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Vanja Furlan, 1966-1996
VANJA FURLAN 1966-1996 Vanja Furlan who was bom on May 15, 1966, in Novo Mesto in the Republic of Slovenia. He was ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fiftieth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club
Canada: As of publication date, data and narratives from Canada were not available for this year’s report. United States: ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1997
Rappel Error—Only Connected to One Strand of Rappel Rope, Alaska, Anchorage, Hunter Creek
RAPPEL ERROR—ONLY CONNECTED TO ONE STRAND OF RAPPEL ROPE Alaska, Anchorage, Hunter Creek On January 21, Evan Blanchard (20) had climbed ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Inadequate Food and Fuel, Failure to Turn Back, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount Foraker
INADEQUATE FOOD AND FUEL, FAILURE TO TURN RACK, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount Foraker On April 1, Mitch Ward and Randy Adrian’s “...
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Accident Reports
1997
Back Strain, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
BACK STRAIN Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 11, Robert Gray of the “CFS” party twisted his back at the 14,200 ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Avalanche, Poor Position, Alaska, Mount Hunter
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION Alaska, Mount Hunter On May 13, 1996, Marcus von Zitzewitz and Olaf Hecklinger were killed when an avalanche swept ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection and Belay, HAPE, Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley, South Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BELAY, HAPE, FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley, South Buttress On May 27, Nancy Bluhm (32) of the “...
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Accident Reports
1997
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection , Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress. On May 19, “Seven Summits Croatia” party of ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Faulty Use of Crampon—Fall on Snow, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPON—FALL ON SNOW Alaska, Mount McKinley The Spanish expedition “Lleida McKinley ’96” had eleven climbers in the ...
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Accident Reports
1997
HACE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HACE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 12, Ka Eui-Ryong of the Korean Alpine Club Su Won Expedition, was unable ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Falling Rock, Stranded, Alaska, Alaska Range, Coffee Glacier, Eyetooth
FALLING ROCK, STRANDED Alaska, Alaska Range, Coffee Glacier, Eyetooth On June 15, JJ Brooks (33) was hit by fragments from a large ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Appendicitis, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Muldrow Glacier
APPENDICITIS Alaska, Mount McKinley, Muldrow Glacier On June 19 at 2345, a National Outdoor Leadership School expedition requested a helicopter to evacuate ...
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Accident Reports
1997