American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
K2: Challenging the Sky
K2: Challenging the Sky. Roberto Mantovani and Kurt Diemberger. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1997. 144 pages. $35.00. Second only to Everest in height, K2 ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Mont Blanc: Discovery and Conquest of the Giant of the Alps
Mont Blanc: Discovery and Conquest of the Giant of the Alps. Stefano Ardito. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1997. Profuse color photographs. $48.00. Twenty ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Escape Routes
Escape Routes. David Roberts. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1997. 267 pages. $22.95. It is hard to imagine a regular reader of this journal who ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Wild Snow: A Historical Guide to North American Ski Mountaineering
Wild Snow: A Historical Guide to North American Ski Mountaineering. Louis W. Dawson. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1997. 214 black-and-white photographs, ten maps. 292 ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Rock Stars: the World's Best Free Climbers
Rock Stars: the World’s Best Free Climbers. Heinz Zak. Bergverlag Rudolf Rother: Munich, 1997. Distributed in the U.S. by ...
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Book Reviews
1998
A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi's Historic Expedition on Alaska's Mount St. Elias
A Most Hostile Mountain: Re-creating the Duke of Abruzzi’s Historic Expedition on Alaska’s Mount St. Elias. Jonathan Waterman. ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Cook & Peary: The Polar Controversy Resolved
Cook & Peary: The Polar Controversy Resolved. Robert M. Bryce. Stackpole: Mechanicsburg, PA 1997. 1133 pages. $50. The literature of polar exploration, unlike that ...
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Book Reviews
1998
The Climb of My Life: A Miraculous Journey from the Edge of Death to the Victory of a Lifetime
The Climb of My Life: A Miraculous Journey from the Edge of Death to the Victory of a Lifetime. Laura ...
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Book Reviews
1998
G2: A Climbing Journal
G2: A Climbing Journal. Produced and directed by Thom Pollard. TRT: 53 minutes. Shot on Beta SP and Hi Band 8 video ...
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Book Reviews
1998
The Duke of the Abruzzi: An Explorer's Life
The Duke of the Abruzzi: An Explorer’s Life. Mirella Tenderini and Michael Shandrick. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1997. 216 pages. $24.95. Climbers of ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Against the Wall
Against the Wall. Simon Yates. Jonathan Cape: London, 1997. Distributed in the U.S. by Trafalgar Square, North Pomfret, Vermont. Color ...
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Book Reviews
1998
The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier
The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier. Bruce Barcott. Sasquatch Books: Seattle, 1997. 278 pages. $23.95. During the past ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Big Wall Climbing: Breakthroughs on the Free-Climbing Frontier
Big Wall Climbing: Breakthroughs on the Free-Climbing Frontier. Paul Piana. Sierra Club Books: San Francisco, 1997. Hard cover, profuse color photography. 190 ...
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Book Reviews
1998
A History Of Mountain Climbing
A History Of Mountain Climbing. Roger Frison-Roche and Sylvain Jouty. Flammarion: Paris and New York, 1996. Hardback, large format, numerous color ...
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Book Reviews
1998
Deep Play, A Climbers Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls; Stories of a Young Climber: An Autobiography
Deep Play, A Climbers Odyssey from Llanberis to the Big Walls. Paul Pritchard. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1997. 16-page color insert. 192 pages. $22.95. ...
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Book Reviews
1998
The American Alpine Club 95th Annual Meeting, Bellevue, Washington, December 5-7, 1997
The American Alpine Club 95th Annual Meeting, Bellevue, Washington, December 5-7, 1997. The energetic and diversified nature of world mountaineering was ...
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Club Activities
1998
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. In February, Tom Bennett and I organized the premier Mazama Denali Conference, which featured 26 speakers from all ...
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Club Activities
1998
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section. 1997 brought the Sierra Nevada Section continued growth and success spiced with daunting new challenges. With the ...
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Club Activities
1998
A.A.C., Northern Rockies Section
AAC, Northern Rockies Section. After receiving word in late 1996 of the Board’s decision to create this new section, we ...
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Club Activities
1998
A.A.C., South Central Section
AAC, South Central Section. The section held its annual meeting on October 27 in Houston at the Hilton Southwest Hotel. Past ...
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Club Activities
1998