American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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The Riddle of the Cordillera Blanca, Who Names a Mountain?
The Riddle of the Cordillera Blanca Who Names a Mountain? by Antonio GÓmez BohÓrquez Translated by Bean Bowers ...
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Feature Article
1998
Mountain Medicine, A Review of the Eye at Altitude
Mountain Medicine A review of the eye at altitude by Geoffrey C. Tabin, M.D. In 1988, on the southwest face ...
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Feature Article
1998
The Mountain Environment, A Year in Garbage
The Mountain Environment The year in garbage by Brent Bishop and Chris Naumann Each year, climbers push the limit of ...
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Feature Article
1998
North America, United States, Washington, Cascades, Mt. Rainier, Fickle Finger of Success
Mt. Rainier, Fickle Finger of Success. From July 21 through July 25, Alex Van Steen and Richard Alpert led a Rainier Mountaineering ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Washington, Cascades, Double Peak, East Face
Double Peak, East Face. On June 29, Mark Ronca and I made the first ascent of this sheer face on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Oregon, Second Spire, First Ascent
Second Spire, First Ascent. On August 3, Rob Morgan and I made the first ascent of Second Spire in four pitches (5.7 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
The American Safe Climbing Association, Formation and Activity
The American Safe Climbing Association, Formation and Activity. It’s been a busy first six months for the American Safe ...
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Notes
1998
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Various Ascents
Yosemite Valley, Various Ascents. For the third year in a row, action on the Salathé Wall led the headlines. This ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, The Porcelain Wall, Sarganata
The Porcelain Wall, Sarganata. From August 22 to 27, Pep Masip and I put up a new route on the Porcelain Wall. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Blue Shift
Half Dome, Blue Shift. On June 1, Karl McConachie and I completed a new route on Half Dome. Blue Shift (VI 5.11...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, The Nose
El Capitan, The Nose. Single-day ascents of this 3,000-foot vertical granite wall have become rights of passage for top rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Bubbs Creek Wall, Samurai Warrior
Over three days in September, Dave Nettle and I established a new route on Bubbs Creek Wall in Kings Canyon. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Moro Rock, El Niño
Moro Rock, El Niño. Grant Gardner, Jody Pennycook and I completed a new route on the east face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Thor Peak, South Face, Lucifer's Hammer
Thor Peak, South Face, Lucifer’s Hammer. In September, Bruce Bindner, Em Holland and I climbed Lucifer’s Hammer (III, 5.10...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Nameless Pyramid, East Face, Direct Finish
Nameless Pyramid, East Face, Direct Finish. The East Face of Nameless Pyramid (5.8) is a popular backcountry route, often done car-to-car ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mt. Hoffman, North Face, Meteor Shower
Mt. Hoffman, North Face, Meteor Shower. The north face of Mt. Hoffman is a wide face with many potential lines. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Balch Camp Flake, Flicker of Time Arête and The Passionate Life
Balch Camp Flake, Flicker of Time Arête and The Passionate Life. On February 23, David Cotter and I climbed the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, The Fin, North Arête Chimney
The Fin, North Arête Chimney. In June, Dave Nettle, Kevin Daniels and I climbed an obvious crack system directly ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Tehipite Dome, Too Hip
Tehipite Dome, Too Hip. In July, 1996, Ron Felton and I climbed a crack and face line, Too Hip (III 5.11, six ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Tehipite Dome, Southwest Face, In the Niche of Time
Tehipite Dome, Southwest Face, In the Niche of Time. In October, spending 14 days out from the trailhead and six days ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Hoffman, Southeast Face Central
Mt. Hoffman, Southeast Face Central. This route, the Southeast Face Central (5.8-5.9, three and a half pitches) in the Wishon ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Finger Rock, Boldfinger
Finger Rock, Boldfinger. A long time ago (1970s?), Fred Beckey and crew climbed a route on the south side of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Evolution Peaks, Grand Traverse
Evolution Peaks, Grand Traverse. The Evolution Peaks were judged to be the scenic culmination of the High Sierra by the 19...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Darwin, Southwest Arête
Mount Darwin, Southwest Arête. While camped at Evolution Lake in July, I noticed a surprisingly clean and well-defined granite ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Huxley, North Buttress, Left and Right Sides
Mount Huxley, North Buttress, Left and Right Sides. As seen from Evolution Lake, the north buttress of Mount Huxley (13,086') ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Various Ascents
Zion, Various Ascents. During late winter, Dan Stih and I made the first ascent of the Altar of Sacrifice, as ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, West Temple, Gettin' Western
West Temple, Gettin’ Western. On April 30, Andrew Nichols and I made the third ascent of Gettin’ Western on the east ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Right Twin, Paca-Lolo Dreams
Right Twin, Paca-Lolo Dreams. From October 15-October 20, Brad Bond, Bryan Smith and I climbed a new route, Paca-Lolo Dreams (V 5.9 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Temple of Shinawava, Soul Craft
Temple of Sinawava, Soul Craft. On December 12, Karen Hilton and I completed the first ascent of Soul Craft (VI 5.11 A4+) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Streaked Wall, Latitudes, Second Ascent
Streaked Wall, Latitudes, Second Ascent. It was reported that in early November, John Varco and Bryan Gilmore made the second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Twin Brothers, Levels of Doom, and Isaac, Middle Earth
Twin Brothers, Levels of Doom, and Isaac, Middle Earth. It was reported that Amanda Tarr and Eric Rasmussen put up ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Road Kill
Zion, Road Kill. It was reported that, while filming a video about big wall climbing, Jeff Lowe and his “student,” ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, San Rafael Swell, La Piñata
San Rafael Swell, La Piñata. On November 9, Franziska Garrett and I were surprised to find the big hulk of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, Various Ascents
Fisher Towers, Various Ascents. It was reported that Crusher Bartlett and Dave Levine climbed Beaking in Tongues, a seven-pitch route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, King Fisher, The Hazing
King Fisher, The Hazing. It was reported that Eric Kohl, Bryan Law (joined by Pete Takeda on the final push) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, The Titan, The Wasteland
The Titan, The Wasteland. It was reported that Walt Shipley and Bill Lee nailed “what may be the Titan’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, Doric Column, The Big Nasty
Doric Column, The Big Nasty. It was reported that Bill Lee and Walt Shipley put up a new 600-foot route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Fisher Towers, Various Ascents
In 1997, I climbed four small, “new” towers in the Fisher Towers with various partners. In April, Jon Butler and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Capitol Reef National Park, Factory Butte, Clarification
Factory Butte, Clarification. I was a interpretive park ranger at Capitol Reef National Park from June, 1992, through October, 1994. During my ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon, Fear and Loathing
Fear and Loathing. In early September, Dan Stih, Paul Reinshagen and I climbed a new 400- meter route in Oak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Hallucinogenic Wall, Solo Ascent
Hallucinogen Wall, Solo Ascent. It was reported that Amanda Tarr soloed the Hallucinogen Wall in the Black Canyon of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, North Chasm View Wall, Link-up of Stoned Oven and Air Voyager
North Chasm View Wall, Link-up of Stoned Oven and Air Voyage. It was reported that Jeff Hollenbaugh and Mike Pennings ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Gore Range, Peak C, New Route
Peak C, New Route. On August 9, Benny Bach and I climbed an eight-pitch, 5.7+ route on the north face of Peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Long's Peak, The Diamond, Smash the State
Long’s Peak, The Diamond, Smash the State. Between May 15-20, Ken Sauls and I made the second ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Ship's Prow, Bologna Pony
The Ship’s Prow, Bologna Pony. It was reported that Jim Redo and Pat Adams put up a new 500-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Goat Flat, Bomber Lake Arête
Goat Flat, Bomber Lake Arête. On September 5, Fred Beckey and I climbed a long, low-angled ridge south of Bomber ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Watch Tower, South Buttress, First Free Ascent
Watch Tower, South Buttress, First Free Ascent. Last August, John Merriam and I did the first free ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton, No Cumbre, No Ruta
Middle Teton, No Cumbre, No Ruta. On July 14, Alex Lowe and I climbed No Cumbre, No Ruta (WI5 M7 A0, 240 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Montana, Crazy Peak, North Face
Crazy Peak, North Face. On June 13, Paul Richer and I hiked into Big Timber Canyon to climb the north face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Montana, Glacier National Park, Various Ascents
Glacier National Park, Various Ascents. Beginning in the winter of 1995-96, new ice routes have been discovered and climbed in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998