American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
South America, Chilean Patagonia, Torres del Diablo and The Bader Valley, Various Ascents
Torres del Diablo and The Bader Valley, Various Ascents. On January 18, John Merriam, Dylan Taylor, Darrel Gschwendtner and I teamed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, La Mascara, Cuerno Principal, Cuerno Este, and Cuerno Norte, Various Activity
La Mascara, Cuerno Principal, Cuerno Este, and Cuerno Norte, Various Activity. In mid- January, 1998, Darrell Gschwendtner, John Merriam, Jonathan Copp, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, The Mummber, Cuerno Oriental, and the Sharksfin, Various Activity
The Mummer, Cuerno Oriental, and the Sharksfin, Various Activity. During March and April of 1998, Tom Bauman, Alan Kearney and Jack ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, Torres Del Paine, Various Ascents
Torres Del Paine, Various Ascents. Andy McAuley of Australia and Carsten Birckhahn of Germany climbed in a climbing area called ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, El Escudo, Et Si Le Soleil Ne Revenait Pas
El Escudo, Et Si Le Soleil Ne Revenait Pas.… On December 18,1997, Swiss climbers Jean- Daniel Nicolet and Jean-Michel Zweiacker climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, Torres Del Paine, Various Activity
Torres Del Paine, Various Activity. On December 12,I arrived in Patagonia for what was to be a three-month stay. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Chilean Patagonia, Various Ascents
Chilean Patagonia, Various Ascents. On Monday, December 29, I crawled out of my cave at 5 a.m. I didn’t think ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Cerro Piergiorgio, Esperando La Cumbre, and Other Activity
Cerro Piergiorgio, Esperando La Cumbre, and Other Activity. Maurizio Giordani and I made the first ascent of the northwest spur ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Cerro Marconi Norte
Cerro Marconi Norte. It was reported that Maurizio Giordani climbed a new route (5.5, 500m), solo, on on the north flank ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Effects of El Niño on Patagonia's 1997-'08 Climbing Season
Effects Of El Niño On Patagonia’s 1997-’98 Climbing Season. Briefly explained, El Niño is a sporadic warm ...
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Notes
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Cerro Gorra Blanca, Ascent
Cerro Gorra Blanca, Ascent. Well-known Argentine climbers Jose Luis Fonrouge and Alfredo Rosasco ascended Cerro Gorra Blanca (2907m). The ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Various Activities
Argentine Patagonia, Various Activities. The 1997-98 climbing season in Patagonia began in typical fashion, with frustrated climbers sitting in huts ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Various Ascents
Argentine Patagonia, Various Ascents. On December 31, 1997, thanks to a three-day spell of good weather, Spanish climbers Manel de la Matta ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Slovenian Activity
Argentine Patagonia, Slovenian Activity. On Aguja Guillaumet, Damjan Kocar and Peter Subic climbed the left couloir (V+ 65°, 300m) on February 12. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Aguja Saint Exupery, Buscaini Route, Variation
Aguja Saint Exupery, Buscaini Route, Variation. The early part of March, 1997, witnessed a spell of ten days of good weather. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Aguja Saint Exupery, Chiaro de Luna, Techada Negro, Attempt, and Shady Wilson Spire, House of Cards
Aguja Saint Exupery, Chiaro de Luna, Techada Negro, Attempt, and Shady Wilson Spire, House of Cards. Chad Gamer and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Aguja Saint Exupery, Condorito
Aguja Saint Exupery, Condorito. Kurt Albert, Bernd Arnold and Edbert Dozenkaff did the first ascent of Condorito (5.12d A2, 400m + 300...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Fitz Roy, West Face Attempt, and Supercanaleta, Ascent
Fitz Roy, West Face Attempt, and Supercanaleta, Ascent. On December 6, 1997, Jack Tackle and I arrived in Chaltén to attempt ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Fitz Roy, Various Ascents
Fitz Roy Area, Various Ascents. On February 11, 1998, Rainer Treppter and two partners (all from Germany) summited Fitz Roy via the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Torre Egger and Cerro Standhart, Attempts
Torre Egger and Cerro Standhart, Attempts. Hugo Biarge, Pere Vilarasau and I tried an alpine-style ascent of Badlands on Torre ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998