American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Russia, Caucasus, Suganbashi, East Face
Suganbashi, East Face. Sixth place in the Russian Climbing Championships was the team from North Osetin (S. Egorini, leader, I. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Tadjikistan, Muzcol Area, Various Ascents
Muzcol Area, Various Ascents. It was reported that the British-based company, EWP, led two trips into the Muzcol, a group ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir-Alai, Lailak Region, Rocky Ak-Su, North Face, Various Ascents
Rocky Ak-Su, North Face, Various Ascents. Out of the six teams that entered the Technical Class of the Russian Mountaineering ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir-Alai, Lailak Region, The Peaks of the Lailak Ak-Su Valley
The Peaks of the Lailak Ak-Su Valley. While there has been a recent surge in publicity about the Karavshin Ak-Su ...
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Notes
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir-Alai, Karavshin Region, Kara-Su and Ak-Su Valleys, Various Ascents
Kara-Su andAk-Su Valleys, Various Ascents. (The following account is a combination of three individual notes by Doug Byerly, Stephanie Davis*, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir-Alai, Karavshin Region, Various Ascents
Karavshin Region, Various Ascents. It was reported that the British team of Paul Pritchard, Dave Green, Johnny Dawes and Noel ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir-Alai, Karavshin Region, Slesova Peak, Moroz Route, Ascent
Slesova Peak, Moroz Route, Ascent. In the Russian Mountaineering Championships, third place was taken by the Moscow team “Treksport” (S. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzsky Alatau, Ala Archa National Park, Peak Free Korea, Variation
Peak Free Korea, Variation. Two summits caught Bernard’s and my attention: Mt. Korona (4860m) and Mt. Svobodnaya Korea (4740m). ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzsky Alatau, Ala Archa National Park, Box Peak, New Route
Box Peak, New Route. In July, Misha Michailava, Andrei Molatov, Dmitry Jumakov, Valerie Fedem and Alexandar Chernov ascended a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzsky Alatau, West Kokshaal-Tau, Dankova Group, Various Ascents
Dankova Group, Various Ascents. It was reported that a 1996 expedition to the eastern end of the West Kokshaal-Tau resulted in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
West Kokshaal-Tau, Various Ascents
I traveled to Kyrgyzstan in August, beginning my trip once again in Ala Archa National Park outside Bishkek, the capital . ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kazakhstan, Tien Shan, Peak Pobeda, Zhuravleva Route
Peak Pobeda, Zhuravleva Route. First place in the High Altitude Class of the Russian Climbing Competitions was taken by the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kazakhstan, Tien Shan, Peak Pobeda, Ski Descent, Attempt
Peak Pobeda, Ski Descent, Attempt. “Mt. Victory” (pronounced po-byeh-da in Russian) was the last major peak in the Soviet Union ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Kazakhstan, Tien Shan, Peak Nazarbaev, Mass Ascent
Peak Nazarbaev, Mass Ascent. On July 6, our party of about 300 made the first ascent of Peak Nazarbaev (4376m) in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Russia, Siberia, Altai Mountains, Northern Chuisky Range, Maashey, Northern Wall, Bydonov Route
Maashey, Northwest Wall, Bydonov Route. The Rubtsov Mountain Club (D. Sergeev, leader, E. Vinnikov, A. Drakie) made an ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Russia, Siberia, Altai Mountains, Northern Chuisky Range, Maashey Valley, Various Ascents
Maashey Valley, Various Ascents. The Altai mountains straddle the border area of Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China. Much of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Loinbo Kangri, Ascent, and Qungmo Kangri, Ascent
Loinbo Kangri, Ascent, and Qungmo Kangri, Ascent. It was reported that a joint Chinese-Korean expedition managed to make the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Jumo Ganker, Attempt
Jumo Ganker, Attempt. It was reported that Huw Davies and John Town (U.K.) attempted Jomo Ganker (7048m) in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Sepu Kangri, Attempt
Sepu Kangri, Attempt. There is a range of mountains in Tibet comparable in length to the entire Swiss Alps that ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Shishapangma, Attempt
Shishapangma, Attempt. The main goal of the Slovenian Shishapangma 1997 autumn expedition was to climb the British route on the Shishapangma’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Shishapangma
Shishapangma. It was reported that Goran Kropp (Sweden) led a 12-member expedition to Shishapangma on which Renata Chlumksa became the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Gaurishankar, Northeast Ridge, Attempt
Gaurishankar, Northeast Ridge, Attempt. Gaurishankar (7134m) lies on Nepal’s northern border with Tibet; it is visible from Kathmandu on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Dranang Ri, North Ridge, Attempt
Dranang Ri, North Ridge, Attempt. It was reported that an eight-man Japanese team led by Susumu Kobayashi attempted the unclimbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu, New Route
Cho Oyu, New Route. It was reported that during an Out There Trekking Expedition in the pre-monsoon season, Russian guide ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Mt. Everest, North Face, Variation
Mt. Everest, North Face, Variation. A Russian expedition led by Kazbek Khamitasayev ascended what they said was an unclimbed rib ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Mount Everest Group, Attempted Traverses
Mount Everest Group, Attempted Traverses. There were two ambitious plans for very lightweight traverses via the highest point on earth (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Everest, Various Activity on the North Side, and Cho Oyu, Various Activity
Everest, Various Activity on the North Side, and Cho Oyu, Various Activity. Ten commercial expeditions on the Tibetan side and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, Tibet, Kula Kangri, Third Ascent
Kula Kangri, Third Ascent. It was reported that a Spanish expedition made the third ascent of Kula Kangri (7554m) in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, China, Geladaintong, Northeast Face
Geladaintong, Northeast Face. I was invited by Geographic Expeditions to guide two American clients, William Rom, M.D. and Dan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, China, Sichuan Province, Daxue Shan, Various Ascents
Daxue Shan Range, Various Ascents. During the month of October, 1996, Fred Beckey led an expedition to the Daxue Shan range ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, China, Sichuan, Chola Shan, Chola Shan I and Chola Shan II, Ascents, and Gurla Mandhata, Attempt
Chola Shan I and Chola Shan II, Ascents, and Gurla Mandhata, Attempt. It was reported that in late summer and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, China, Sichuan, Chola Shan, UIAA Internation Camp, Various Ascents
UIAA International Camp, Various Ascents. On September 7, all 23 members of the Third UIAA International Mountaineering Camp from ten different countries ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Asia, China, Sichuan, Chola Shan, Slovenian Activity
Chola Shan, Slovenian Activity. During the UIAA International Training Camp, we climbed three new routes on four new peaks between 5000 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Into Thin Air
Into Thin Air. Jon Krakauer. Villard: New York, 1997. 293 pages. Black-and-white photos, woodcut illustrations. $24.95. I approached Into Thin Air warily. I ...
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Book Reviews
1998
The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest. Anatoli Boukreev and G. Weston DeWalt. St. Martin’s Press: New York, 1997. 256 pages. $24.95 After ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant
Everest: The History of the Himalayan Giant. Roberto Mantovani. Introduction by Kurt Diemberger. Mountaineers Books: Seattle, 1997. 143 pages. Hardback, large format, ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Everest, Mountain without Mercy
Everest, Mountain Without Mercy. Broughton Cobum. Introduction by Tim Cahill, afterword by David Breashears. National Geographic Society, 1997. Color photographs. 256 pages. $35.00. ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Dark Shadows Falling
Dark Shadows Falling. Joe Simpson. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1997. 27 color photos. 207 pages. $24.95. Joe Simpson’s Dark Shadows Falling is his third ...
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Book Reviews
1998
A Deathful Ridge: A Novel of Everest
A Deathful Ridge: A Novel of Everest. J.A. Wainwright. Mosaic Press: Ontario, Canada and Buffalo, New York, 1997. Hardback. 138 pages. $24.95 ...
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Book Reviews
1998
In the Zone: Epic Survival Stories From the Mountaineering World
In the Zone: Epic Survival Stories From the Mountaineering World. Peter Potterfield. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1996. Photographs. 270 pages. $22.95. Two of the ...
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Book Reviews
1998