American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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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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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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1997
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Cable Mountain, Hammer and Sickle
Cable Mountain, Hammer and Sickle. In September, Ron Ramonde and I did the first ascent of Cable Mountain in Zion. ...
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1997
North America, United States, Utah, Monument Basin, Various Ascents
Monument Basin, Various Ascents. With various partners, I was involved in the following ascents. Tutti-Frutti (two pitches, 5.10 C2), on the ...
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1997
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, Echo Tower, Phantom Spirit
Fisher Towers, Echo Tower, Phantom Spirit. On September 2-3, Dave Goldstein and I made a hammerless ascent of Phantom Spirit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Utah, San Rafael Swell, Bottleneck Peak, Fumbling Toward Ecstasy
San Rafael Swell, Bottleneck Peak, Fumbling Toward Ecstasy. With Laura Zaruba, on October 12, I climbed Fumbling Toward Ecstasy (four pitches, 5.10) ...
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1997
North America, United States, Utah, Texas Canyon, Lone Star
Texas Canyon, Lone Star. On November 10, Jon Butler, Jesse Harvey and I made the first ascent of Lone Star, a 460...
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1997
North America, United States, Colorado, North Chasm View Wall, The Free Nose, First One-Day Ascent
North Chasm View Wall, The Free Nose, First One-Day Ascent. In May, Kennan Harvey and I did the second ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Colorado, Mount Evans, Various Ascents
Mount Evans, Various Ascents. On August 8, Greg Crouch and I climbed Captain Calamari (six pitches, 5.9+ R A1), which lies to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Colorado, Longs Peak, The Diamond, First One-Day Winter Ascent
Longs Peak, The Diamond, First One-Day Winter Ascent. On January 15, Craig Luebben and I climbed the Diamond on Longs Peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Colorado, Longs Peak, The Diamond
Longs Peak, The Diamond. On June 2, Cameron Tague and I climbed Jack of Diamonds on Longs Peak’s Diamond in 12 ...
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1997
North America, United States, Colorado, RMNP, Various Ascents
RMNP, Various Ascents. Jack Roberts and an Icelander known as “Helgi” climbed Field’s Chimney (WI4 M6). The route, which ...
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1997
North America, United States, Colorado, Powell Peak Cirque, Early Retirement and The Corporate Ladder
Powell Peak Cirque, Early Retirement, and The Corporate Ladder In search of largely unexplored rock faces in RMNP, Bob Monet ...
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1997
North America, United States, Colorado, Peak C, North Face
Peak C, North Face. The north face of Peak C in the Gore Range has remained, as far as we ...
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1997
North America, United States, Colorado, Various Ice Ascents
Colorado, Various Ice Ascents. Two new hard mixed water ice climbs were established in Vail. Alex Lowe established Aberrant Behavior (...
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1997
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, The Fifth Column, Yodel This
The Fifth Column, Yodel This. In the summer of 1995, I noticed a beautiful wall just over the Garnet Canyon trail. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Wyoming, The Grand Teton, Hossack-McGowan Couloir, First One-Day Winter Ascent and First Ski Descent
The Grand Teton, Hossack-MacGowen Couloir, First One-Day Winter Ascent and First Ski Descent. On February 16, Hans Johnstone and I started ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton, Otterbody Snowfield, First Ski Descent
Grand Teton, Otterbody Snowfield, First Ski Descent. The successful descent of the Hossack-MacGowen on the north face of the Grand ...
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1997
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, The Cathedral Group, Various Ascents
The Cathedral Group, Various Ascents. The north face of the Middle Teton was the scene of some new route activity ...
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1997
North America, United States, Wyoming, Big Horn Mountains, The Merlin, Superfortress
The Merlin, Superfortress. In August, Mike Lilygren, Steve Bechtel, and Bobby Model returned to the Big Horn Mountains to finish ...
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1997
North America, United States, New York, Adirondack Mountains, Various Ice Ascents
Adirondack Mountains, Various Ice Ascents. Two hard mixed climbs were established at Poke- O-Moonshine in the Adirondack Mountains. Jeff Lowe ...
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1997
North America, United States, North Carolina, Whitesides, Three Routes in a Day
Whitesides, Three Routes in a Day. On the 800-foot cliffband Whitesides, Jim Corbett and David Young climbed three routes on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Philip Smith Mountains
Philip Smith Mountains. A striking 6,400-plus foot massif rises prominently three miles to the north of Porcupine Lake out of ...
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1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Traverse of the Lisburne Peninsula
Traverse of the Lisburne Peninsula. In June, 1995, the traverse of the Lisburne Peninsula was accomplished across the spine of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park and Preserve Mountaineering Summary, 1996
Denali National Park and Preserve Mountaineering Summary, 1996. High winds, wide crevasses and a record low snowfall set the scene for ...
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1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range Traverse
Alaska Range Traverse. Kevin Armstrong, John Burcham, Jeffrey Ottmers, and Doug Woody began the first continuous foot traverse* of the ...
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1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range Traverse
Alaska Range Traverse. It was reported that Paul Adkins, Roman Dial, Carl Tobin and, for parts of the journey, Bill ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount Prindle, Southeast Buttress, The Fleecing of America
Mount Prindle, Southeast Buttress, The Fleecing of America. As Eric Sloan and I drove north from Fairbanks the July rain ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount McKinley, Japanese Couloir, Trash Clean-Up
Mount McKinley, Japanese Couloir, Trash Clean-Up. Over a period of three days in June, National Park Service Mountaineering Ranger Joe ...
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1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount McKinley, Glisse Descents
Mount McKinley, Glisse Descents. In May and June, two mountaineers from Slovenia, skier Dr. Iztok Tomazin and snowboarder Marko Car, ...
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1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount McKinley, Snowboard Descents
Mount McKinley, Snowboard Descents. In June, I was on Denali to climb and snowboard. Joining me were Wade McKoy, a ...
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1997
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount McKinley, Northwest Face, New Route
Mount McKinley, Northwest Face, New Route. On May 19, Juraj Hreus and I climbed a new route on the northwest face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1997