American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, Canada, Alberta, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Andromeda, Andromeda Strain, First Free Ascent
Mt. Andromeda, Andromeda Strain, First Free Ascent. In September, John Culberson and I made the first free ascent of Andromeda ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Canada, Nunavut, Baffin Island, Mount Thor, Ascent and Tragedy
Mount Thor, Ascent and Tragedy. A team of Parks Canada rescue specialists were in Auyuittuq late last August in response ...
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Accident Reports
1998
North America, Canada, Nunavut, Baffin Island, Weasel Valley, Various Ascents
Weasel Valley, Various Ascents. Louis-Philippe Blanchette and I spent six weeks in the Arctic from June 1 to July 11. We did ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Canada, Nunavut, Baffin Island, The Weeping Wall, Stoneagin
The Weeping Wall, Stoneagin. From July 30 to August 19, Shinichi Sakamoto, Misako Koyanagi and Mike Libecki made the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Canada, Nunavut, Baffin Island, Tirokwa, West Face
Tirokwa, West Face. It was reported that a group of Italians from the Bregaglia area—Adriano Carnati, Luca Cattaneo, Danilo ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Canada, Nunavut, Baffin Island, Great Cross Pillar, Tunuk
Great Cross Pillar, Tunuk. It was reported that Lou Bartell and Russ Mitrovich climbed a new line on Great Cross ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Canada, Quebec, Torngat Mountains, Mt. d'Iberville/Mt. Caubvick, Ascent
Mt. d’Iberville/Mt. Caubvick, Ascent. On August 14, Tom Bennett, Hope Bennett, Tony Daffern and I made an ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Champs Elysees Glacier, Various Ascents
Champs Elysees Glacier, Various Ascents. It was reported that in late July, on the Champs Elysees Glacier, a five-member British ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Champs Elysees Glacier, Various Ascents
Champs Ely sees Glacier, Various Ascents. The British Tangent East Greenland Expedition comprising Paul Walker, Rod Pashley, Jim McLuckie, John ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Mont Forel Area, Various Activity
Mont Forel Area, Various Activity. It was reported that a CAF expedition with the goal of making the 50th anniversary ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Greenland, Cape Farewell, Icecap Crossing and Various Ascents
Icecap Crossing and Various Ascents. It was reported that in July and August, Douglas Campbell and Malcolm Thorburn crossed the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Greenland, Cape Farewell, Torssuqatoq Spires, Various Ascents
Torssuqatoq Spires, Various Ascents. It was reported that Andy and Pete Benson, Kenton Cool and A1 Powell (U.K.) visited ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Greenland, Watkins Mountains, Gunnbjornsfjeld, Ascents
Gunnbjornsfjeld, Ascents. I took a group of (mostly) senior citizens to climb Gunnbjornsfjeld, the highest peak on Greenland, and in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, Mexico, El Gran Trono Blanco, Giraffe, Second Ascent
El Gran Trono Blanco, Giraffe, Second Ascent. In February, Lionel and Damien Daudet made the (possible) second ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Central, Cerro Yana de Colac, Cerro Ventanilla and Cerro Yana Pucara, First Ascents
Cerro Yana de Colac, Cerro Ventanilla and Cerro Yana Pucara, First Ascents. In 1997,I visited the two more accessible districts ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Central, Nevado Padrecaca, Quepala, Llongote, and Ticlla, Ascents
Nevado Padrecaca, Quepala, Llongote, and Ticlla, Ascents. While Peru is a popular destination, the Cordillera Central is not. Pamela Caswell, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Torre del Parón and La Esfinge
Torre del Parón and La Esfinge. The granite formations of the Parón Valley offer the best granite climbing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Yanapacha, West Face
Yanapacha, West Face. It was reported that the three-man team of Caffarena/Kleinberg/Mauriz climbed a possible new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Pucaraju, Ascents
Pucaraju, Ascents. It was reported that, in 1995, Cordier and Maynet climbed La Princesse au Petit Pois (TD) on the 300-meter ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Pucaraju, Hot Line
Pucaraju, Hot Line. In May and June, Nahuel Campitelli and Marcos Frischknecht from Bariloche, Argentina, made a (possible) third ascent (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Chopicalqui, North Ridge
Chopicalqui, North Ridge. It was reported that a 12-man Italian team made the first integral ascent of the north ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Huandoy, South Face, Demaison Route, Second Ascent, and Other French Activity
Huandoy, South Face, Demaison Route, Second Ascent, and Other French Activity. In June, Y. Graziani and J. Blanc Gras made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Caraz III and Santa Cruz Norte
Caraz III and Santa Cruz Norte. On July 15, Brett Wolf, Kris Erickson and Patrick Knoll completed a new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Palcaraju Sur, New Route
Palcaraju Sur, New Route. Palcaraju Sur (6100m) is at the end of the Cojup range in the Cordillera Blanca. Pedro ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Slovenian Activity
Cordillera Blanca, Slovenian Activity. Meta Boncelj made a ski descent from the summit of Pisco (5752m) on July 14. She then ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Ranrapalca, North Face, Variation
Ranrapalca, North Face, Variation. It was reported that Patrick Knoll and Peruvians Guillermo Mejia-Ordóñez and Eduardo Angulo-Zambrano did a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Peru, Cordillera Occidental, High Altitude Archaeology and Various Ascents
Cordillera Occidental, High Altitude Archaeology and Various Ascents. High altitude archae- ology was again the focus of several expeditions on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Various Activity
Bolivia, Various Activity. In June, a U.S. climber died of a heart attack on the normal route on Huayna ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Apolobamba Area, Various Ascents
Apolobamba Area, Various Ascents. The first team out during the 1997 season was the Walsall expedition of Dean Wiggin, Eamonn Flood ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Condoriri East Peak, Illampu West Face, and Climbs in the Apolobamba
Condoriri East Peak, Illampu West Face, and Climbs in the Apolobamba. The 1997 University of Edinburgh Apolobamba Expedition comprised Tom Bridgeland, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Illampu, West Face, New Route
Illampu, West Face, New Route. It was reported that a French pair climbed a new route, Entourloup (TD, 800m+) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Overview
Cordillera Real, Overview. In the Cordillera Real, snow consolidated on the normal routes to give perfect conditions for most of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
The Jallawaya/Nigruni-Mountains, Various Ascents
The Jallawaya/Nigruni-Mountains, Various Ascents. The Jallawaya/Nigruni-Mountains, part of the Cordillera Real, have a lot of small glaciers. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimza Cruz, Various Ascents
Cordillera Quimza Cruz, Various Ascents. In early August, Thomas Miyagawa, Andrew MacAllister and I set up a base camp around ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimza Cruz, Nevado Satelite, New Route
Nevado Satelite, New Route. Matež Kramer and Miha Valic climbed a new route on Nevado Satelite, Ražikža smer (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimza Cruz, Nevado de las Virgenes, First Ascent, and Other Activity in La Choco Cota
Nevado de las Virgenes, First Ascent, and Other Activity in La Choco Cota. Although previously reported as ascended, Nevado de ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimza Cruz, Sajama, Scientific Expedition
Sajama, Scientific Expedition. A scientific expedition to Sajama (6542m) saw a team of scientists drill two 120-meter by four-inch core ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimza Cruz, Condoriri Group, Various Activity
Condoriri Group, Various Activity. Slovenes David Podgorelec and Aleš Kovac from the Kozjak Maribor Mountaineering Club spent a week at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentina, Aconcagua, South Face
Aconcagua, South Face. We arrived at Plaza de Mulaz on December 26. We made our first attempt on the normal route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentina, Aconcagua's Centennial, Aconcagua Mummy Disagreement and the Gendarmeria Nacional Rescue Team
Aconcagua ’s Centennial, Aconcagua Mummy Disagreement and the Gendarmeria Nacional Rescue Team. Aconcagua was first ascended by Mathias Zurbriggen on ...
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Notes
1998
South America, Argentina, Aconcagua, Attempt by Blind Climber
Aconcagua, Attempt by Blind Climber. In December, Erik Weihenmayer, a blind climber, made an attempt of Aconcagua by the normal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentina, Northern Andes, Volcán Llullaillaco, New Route
Volcán Llullaillaco, New Route. Llullaillaco, a volcano on the Argentine-Chilean border, was a sacred peak for the Incas who ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentina, Northern Andes, Cerro Ojos del Salado, Possible New Route, and Other Activity
Cerro Ojos del Salado, Possible New Route, and Other Activity. Among the many teams active in the region, two Brazilian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Valle Encantado, Various Ascents
Valle Encantado, Various Ascents. Since April, 1995, some new ascents have been made in this attractive and off-the-beaten-track area near Bariloche. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Monte Pissis, Attempt, and Possible First Ascent
Monte Pissis, Attempt, and Possible First Ascent. In April, I made a solo attempt on Pissis (6759m) via the route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Timonel, First Ascent
With both Chilean and Argentine Patagonia reports, we rely heavily on climbers to contact us as soon as they return ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, La Hoja, Bohemian Rhapsody, and Expeditions to the Pingo Valley, Clarification
La Hoja, Bohemian Rhapsody, and Expeditions to the Pingo Valley, Clarification. Between January 5 and February 6, 1996, Sven Bruchfeld (24) and Christian Oberli (24), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, Peineta, Duraznos para Don Quijote, and First Canadian Ascent
Peineta, Duraznos para Don Quijote, and First Canadian Ascent. In early January, 1997, Guy Edwards and I (Canada) traveled to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, Traverse
Patagonia, Traverse. Carsten Birckhahn (Germany) and partners made a traverse from the Pacific to the Atlantic oceans across Patagonia in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, North Tower, Spirito Libero
North Tower, Spirito Libero. On February 2, 1998, the team of Fabio Leoni and Elio Orlandi from Trento, Italy, put up a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998