American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Baintha Brakk, Attempts
Baintha Brakk, Attempts. It was reported that Germans Jan Mersch and Jochen Hasse attempted the South Pillar on Baintha Brakk (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, HAR Pinnacle, First Ascent, and Latok I, Attempt
HAR Pinnacle, First Ascent, and Latok I, Attempt. Our expedition consisted of John Bouchard, Barry Rugo, Tom Nonis, and me. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Latok II, West Face and Northwest Ridge, Ascents and Other Activity
Latok II, West Face and Northwest Ridge, Ascents, and Other Activity. A mostly German expedition of Alex and Thomas Huber, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, The Latok Group, Clarification
The Latok Group, Clarification. The 1997 ascents of Latok II have allowed us to clarify the naming of the three peaks ...
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Notes
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Shipton Spire, Ship of Fools
Shipton Spire, Ship of Fools. Mark Synnott and Jared Ogden established a new route on the east face of Shipton ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Hainablak, Ascent
hHainablak, Ascent. Hainablak is the prominent granite aiguille named by Ardito Desio in 1929 during his exploratory reconnaissance up the Baltoro ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Great Trango Tower, New Route
Great Trango Tower, New Route. It was reported that the Korean team of Kim Hyung-Jin, Lee Sang-Co, Choi Seoung-Chul and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Nameless Tower, Yugoslav Route
Nameless Tower, Yugoslav Route. The Scandinavian Trango Expedition (Jan Stenstrom, leader; Magnus Nilsson, Jon Haukassveen, Torbjom Ohlén, Fredrik Schlyter, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Nameless Tower, North Face, New Route
Nameless Tower, North Face, New Route. Our ten-week expedition to Pakistan was successful in establishing a new big-wall route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Skilbrum, Ascent and Tragedy
Skilbrum, Ascent and Tragedy. A 17-member Japanese expedition made the second ascent of Skilbrum (7360m) via either the original Southwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, K2, West Face, Variation
K2, West Face, Variation. In 1994, the Tokai Branch of the Japanese Alpine Club started its exploration of new routes to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, K2, South-Southeast Spur, Attempt
K2, South-Southeast Spur, Attempt. A seven-member Basque team led by Ramon Agirre (38) reached 7000 meters on the south-southeast spur but were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Broad Peak, South-Southeast Ridge, Attempts
Broad Peak, South-Southeast Ridge, Attempts. It was reported that two teams attempted Broad Peak by its south-southeast ridge this year. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Broad Peak, Attempts and Tragedy
Broad Peak, Attempts and Tragedy. A number of climbers were reported to have reached Broad Peak’s foresummit this year, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, and Broad Peak, Ascents
Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, and Broad Peak, Ascents. A strong 20-member Japanese Gunma Mountaineering Association team and an equally strong ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Gasherbrum II, First Iranian Ascent
Gasherbrum II, First Iranian Ascent. Gasherbrum II was the first 8000-meter peak organized and climbed independently by Iranians. The ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Gasherbrum IV, Northwest Ridge Attempt
Gasherbrum IV, Northwest Ridge, Attempt. It was reported that the Basques Jon Lazkhano, Kiki de Pablo, José Carlos Tamayo and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Pakistan, Central Karakoram, Beatrice, Southeast Face, New Routes
Beatrice, Southeast Face, New Routes. It was reported that from the end of August to mid-September, a British team put ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Russia, Caucasus, Mt. Shkelda, New Route in Winter
Mt. Shkelda, New Route in Winter. Shkelda is a well-known mountain in the Caucasus. Its “Majesty Fence” consists of five ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Russia, Caucasus, Kiukiurtliu, Lukashbili Route
Kiukiurtliu, Lukashbili Route. Climbers from Dagistan chose Kiukiurtliu, a mountain located on the southeastern spur of Mt. Elbrus (4.5 kilometers from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998