American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Asia, India, Lahaul-Spiti, Fluted Peak, Ascent
Fluted Peak, Ascent. K. P. Mitra led a ten-member expedition from Bengal, India, to Fluted Peak (6122 m), climbing it on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, India, Lahaul-Spiti, Peak 6100m, Ascent
Peak 6100m, Ascent. A seven-member expedition from Bengal, India, led by Himadri Shekhar Bose, climbed an unnamed peak of 6100 meters ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, India, Lahaul-Spiti, Traverse of the Himalaya
Traverse of the Himalaya. Bachendri Pal (the first Indian woman to climb Everest and a member of the Indian Mountaineering ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, India, Lahaul-Spiti, Winter Traverse of the Indian Himalaya
Winter Traverse of the Indian Himalaya. From January 27 to February 21, Susie Patterson and Ned Gillette went from Leh to Zanskar ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Newly Opened Peaks in the Nepal Himalaya
Newly Opened Peaks in the Nepal Himalaya. The Ministry of Tourism has opened 19 of the less popular Expeditions Peaks to ...
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Notes
1998
Asia, Nepal, Nemjung
Nemjung. It was reported that a nine-man French team led by Jean Paul Bouquier reached 6410 meters on the west ridge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Raksha Urai Massif, First Attempt
Raksha Urai Massif, First Attempt. In far western Nepal, a team of 14 Austrians had some difficulty getting through a very ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Annapurna, Attempt and Tragedy
Annapurna, Attempt and Tragedy. On December 2, Anatoli Boukreev and I, accompanied by the alpinist and videographer Dimitri Sobolev, flew by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Dhaulagiri VII, North-Northeast Face
Dhaulagiri VII, North-Northeast Face. (This first-hand account supplements the notes written on page 304 by Elizabeth Hawley in last year’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Tukuche, Ascent and Attempts
Tukuche, Ascent and Attempts. It was reported that three teams attempted Tukuche (6920m) in the pre-monsoon. Bart Vos (NL) made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Various Winter Ascents
Nepal, Various Winter Ascents. In the winter of 1996-97, only four expeditions came to Nepal, one each on Ama Dablam, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu, Ascents and Tragedies
Manaslu, Ascents and Tragedies. Peter Sperka, an experienced mountaineer and ski alpinist from the High Tatras, organized the Slovak expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu, First American Ascent, and Last 8000er to be Climbed by an American
Manaslu, First American Ascent, and Last 8000er to be Climbed by an American. On September 11, on Manaslu’s standard Northeast ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Kwangde Shar, Northeast Spur, Attempt
Kwangde Shar, Northeast Spur, Attempt. It was reported that a British team led by Phil Wicken had hoped to make ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam, West Ridge
Ama Dablam, West Ridge. Second place in the High Altitude Class of the Russian Climbing Competitions went to the team ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Various Activity in the Post-Monsoon Season
Nepalese Himalaya, Various Activity in the Post-Monsoon Season. On Ama Dablam, 72 climbers from all but one of 12 teams summitted via ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Attempt and Tragedy
Pumori, Attempt and Tragedy. Along with the Czech trekkers, the Czech Trekking Expedition CK Montana consisted of four Slovaks: Dusan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Everest in the Pre-Monsoon
Everest in the Pre-Monsoon. On Everest this spring there fortunately was no such dramatic disaster as the fatal storm of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Various Activity in the Pre-Monsoon
Nepal, Various Activity in the Pre-Monsoon. Britain’s Alan Hinkes arrived in Kathmandu at the end of March with a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest Group, Attempted Traverse
Mount Everest Group, Attempted Traverse. A program similar to Reinhard Patscheider’s (see Tibet) was Anatoli Boukreev’s more elaborate ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse, First American Female Ascent
Lhotse, First American Female Ascent. It was reported that on May 26, Christine Feld Boskoff became the first American woman—and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Intermediate, Attempt and Tragedy
Lhotse Intermediate, Attempt and Tragedy. Vladimir Bashkirov, a Russian climber who summited Everest with his Indonesian employers this season had, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Lobuche East, Pumori, and Nuptse, Ascents and Tragedy
Lobuche East, Pumori, and Nuptse, Ascents and Tragedy. Tomaž Humar, Janez Jeglic, Marjan Kovac, Bercic Cene, and Kokalj Franc from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Nuptse, Soutwest Ridge, Attempt
Nuptse, Southwest Ridge, Attempt. Hans Kammerlander (Italy) and his only other teammate, Maurizio Lutzenberger, attempted to be the first people ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Nepalese Himalaya, Peak Bagging and Other Activity in the Post-Monsoon
Nepalese Himalaya, Peak Bagging and Other Activity in the Post-Monsoon. This autumn’s weather seemed unremittingly bad for climbing, without ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Makalu, West Face, Ascent and Tragedy
Makalu, West Face, Ascent and Tragedy. A team of climbers from Ekaterinburg, Russia, led by Sergei Efimov, made an ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Jannu, North Face, Attempt
Jannu, North Face, Attempt. In the fall, our team went to attempt the north face of Jannu (7710m) in Nepal. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Gimmegela, Third Ascent
Gimmegela, Third Ascent. It was reported that a 14-man British Services expedition made the third ascent of Gimmegela (7350m) via ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga, North Face
Kangchenjunga, North Face. Kangchenjunga, located in remote eastern Nepal, lies on the border with India’s autonomous state of Sikkim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga, Attempt
Kangchenjunga, Attempt. The main goal of an 11-member Slovak expedition was to climb Kangchenjunga by the 1981 Czechoslovak Route. The leader ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Hindu Kush, Karambar Region, Various Ascents
Karambar Region, Various Ascents. The Montecchio Maggiore section of the Club Alpino Italiano spent from July 22 to August 27 in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Western Karakoram, Rakaposhi, First Iranian Ascent
Rakaposhi, First Iranian Ascent. With only a few previous expeditions from Iran, and as our first experience to the Himalayan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Western Karakoram, Spantik, Ascents
Spantik, Ascents. Frenchman Daniel Petraud climbed Spantik (7027m) twice, the first time on August 15 with three other climbers. He then ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Western Karakoram, Bolocho I, Bolocho V, and Bolocho VI, First Ascents
Bolocho I, Bolocho V, and Bolocho VI, First Ascents. The British team of Stuart Muir and Dave Wilkinson were reported ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Western Karakoram, Ruwiduri Sar, Zarsanic I, First Ascents
Ruwiduri Sar, Zarsanic 1, First Ascents. It was reported that Annabelle Barker, Pru Cartwright, Margaret Clennett, Sally MacIntyre and Sue Williscroft ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Western Karakoram, Malubiting West, Ascent
Malubiting West, Ascent. On July 29, Matthias Dischinger (28) from Lorrach, Germany, Roland Brandli (35) from Zurich, Switzerland, Ruedi Karrer (38) from Zurich, Switzerland, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat Range, Laila Peak, First Ascent
Laila Peak, First Ascent. Our German team of five made the first ascent of Laila Peak (5971m) in the Rupal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat Range, Nanga Parbat, First American Ascent
Nanga Parbat, First American Ascent. Carlos Buhler became the first native-born American to climb Nanga Parbat when he ascended the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat Range, Nanga Parbat, Various Ascents
Nanga Parbat, Various Ascents. It was reported that a number of teams made successful ascents of Nanga Parbat in 1997. A ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Choktoi Glacier Area, Various Ascents
Choktoi Glacier Area, Various Ascents. It was reported that a British expedition of Alex Franklin, Will Garrett, Fiona Hatchell, Colin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998