American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Cerro Torre, Ferrari Route, and Cerro Standhart, Tomahawk and Exocet Routes, First Link-Up
Cerro Torre, Ferrari Route, and Cerro Standhart, Tomahawk and Exocet Routes, First Link- Up. Laurence Monnoyeur and I have been ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
South America, Argentine Patagonia, Cerro Torre, Compressor Route, and Fitz Roy, West Face, Attempt
Cerro Torre, Compressor Route, and Fitz Roy, West Face, Attempt. On February 11, British legal alien Kevin Thaw and I climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Lamaire Channel, Various Ascents
Lamaire Channel, Various Ascents. Greg Landreth and Keri Pashuk, with their boat Northanger, were active again in the Antarctic Peninsula, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Antarctica, Queen Maud Land, Various Ascents
Queen Maud Land, Various Ascents. In the 1996-97 season, I was involved with the following ascents. Gordon Wiltsie, Michael Graber, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Various Ascents
Antarctica, Various Ascents. From December 3,1997 to January 19, 1998,I was in Antarctica, providing light service and ground support for scientific and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Various Ascents
Antarctica, Various Ascents. The Norwegian pair of Patrick and Vika Gustaffson spent 17 days exploring the northern part of the Ellsworth ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Mt. Vinson Area, Various Ascents
Mt. Vinson Area, Various Ascents. On January 3, Viki Groselj, Stane Klemenc, Rafko Vodisek (Slovenia) and Stipe Bozic, Josko Bojic (Croatia) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Peak Shear, First Ascent, Mt. Tyree, Northeast Couloir, and Mt. Vinson, Tragedy
Peak Shear, First Ascent, Mt. Tyree, Northeast Couloir, and Mt. Vinson, Tragedy. The French High Mountaineering Military Group (GMHM) was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Africa, Kenya, Mt. Kenya, Various Ascents
Mt. Kenya, Various Ascents. In late February, Benny Bach and I spent a month on Mt. Kenya, making ascents of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Africa, Tanzania, Killimanjaro, First Descent, and New Route
Killimanjaro, First Descent, and New Route. On February 10, we left the Impala Hotel for the Umbway route, a drive of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Africa, Tanzania, Killimanjaro, Various Activity
Kilimanjaro, Various Activity. In January, my wife Ann Robertson and I made three complete traverses of Kilimanjaro, taking in six ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Europe, Norway, Hemsedal and Laerdal Valleys, Various Ascents
Hemsedal and Laerdal Valleys, Various Ascents. On March 13, Mark Wilford and I flew to Oslo for an ice climbing adventure. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Europe, Norway, Troll Wall, the Russian Route and Baltica
Troll Wall, the Russian Route and Baltica. During the last quarter century, the most difficult routes on the Troll Wall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Europe, Norway, The Shield, Attempt
The Shield, Attempt. My Norwegian climbing trip this summer was a surprise and a disappointment. First I flew to Oslow ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Europe, Slovakia, High Tatras, Ridge Traverse
High Tatras, Ridge Traverse. In January, Vlado Plulik made a solo traverse of the main ridge of the High Tatras ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Hkakbo Razi, First Ascent
It was reported that Nyama Gyaltsen from Burma and Takashai Ozaki from Japan made the successful first ascent of Hkakbo ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Environmental Security Deposit and Environmental Fees for Expeditions
Environmental Security Deposit and Environmental Fees for Expeditions. Col. J. P. Bhagatjee, Director of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, states that ...
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Notes
1998
Asia, India, Garhwal - Kumaon, Srikanta, All-Women's Ascent
Srikanta, All-Women’s Ascent. A 12-members all-women’s expedition from Uttarkashi, India, led by Chandra Prabha Aitwal, approached Srikanta (6133m) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, India, Garhwal - Kumaon, Shivling, Attempt
Shivling, Attempt. Satyendra Rana led a five-member Himalayan Alpine Adventure Club from Delhi to Shivling (6543m). Continuous rockfall on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, India, Garhwal - Kumaon, Suitilla, Attempt
Suitilla, Attempt. A five-member Sahyagiri Trekkers expedition from Mumbai, led by Makarand Pendse, attempted Suitilla (6373m), an unclimbed peak in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998