American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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
A.A.C., New York Section
AAC, New York Section. The New York Section, in the interest of serving its rapidly growing membership, continued to expand ...
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Club Activities
1998
A.A.C., New England Section
AAC, New England Section. The year began with our second Annual Dinner. Almost 90 New Englanders gathered once again to dress ...
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Club Activities
1998
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. The club’s 1997 climbing activities included the following: On April 4, Elena Hinds, Cory Hinds and Jim ...
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Club Activities
1998
The Alpine Club of Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada. For the Alpine Club of Canada, the year saw several major events. A re-enactment of ...
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Club Activities
1998
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Seattle Mountaineers climbing program, under the leadership of Barbara McCann, expanded its traditionally alpine program by adding ...
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Club Activities
1998
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee, chaired by Susan Pyle Erickson, scheduled 288 climbs, which included 41 Basic School climbs, 23 winter climbs, 19 Explorer ...
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Club Activities
1998
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. The 300+ members of the Arizona Mountaineering Club enjoyed another successful year of climbing-based activities. The AMC meets ...
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Club Activities
1998
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club. The year 1997 brought success and change to The Colorado Mountain Club. In January, John Juraschek became ...
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Club Activities
1998
Joseph Stettner, 1901-1997
With special thanks to David Harrah for his help in compiling this year's section JOSEPH STETTNER 1901 - 1997 With the passing ...
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In Memoriam
1998
Elizabeth Woolsey, 1908-1997
ELIZABETH WOOLSEY 1908-1997 An enthusiastic member of the American Alpine Club for 62 years, Elizabeth D. “Betty” Woolsey, 88, died at her ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1998
William P. House, 1913-1997
WILLIAM P. HOUSE 1913 - 1997 Bill House grew up in Pittsburgh, attended Choate, and went on to Yale, where he became ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1998
Lyman Spitzer, 1914-1997
LYMAN SPITZER 1914 - 1997 On March 31, we lost a distinguished astrophysicist and an accomplished mountaineer when Lyman Spitzer died suddenly at ...
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In Memoriam
1998
Herbert N. Hultgren, M.D., 1917-1997
HERBERT N. HULTGREN, M.D. 1917 - 1997 Herb Hultgren arguably made more important contributions to our understanding and management of mountain ...
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In Memoriam
1998
Arnold Wexler, 1918-1997
ARNOLD WEXLER 1918-1997 Arnold Wexler died in his sleep Sunday evening, November 16, of brain cancer. He was 79. Arnold lived in ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1998
Harry Clay McDade, 1924-1997
HARRY CLAY MCDADE 1924-1997 A member of the American Alpine Club since 1965, Harry distinguished himself not so much by his ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1998
Donald D. McIntyre, 1946-1997
DONALD D. MCINTYRE 1946-1997 Those of us who were friends and family of Don McIntyre were shocked and profoundly saddened ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1998
Allan Bard, 1952-1997
ALLAN BARD 1952-1997 Allan Bard died on July 5 from injuries sustained in a 200-foot fall while leading a climb of ...
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In Memoriam
1998
Anatoli Boukreev, 1958-1997
ANATOLI BOUKREEV 1958-1997 The last 15 months that have been left on my shoulders have given me three splendid successes, both ...
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In Memoriam
1998
Douglas Byron Hall, 1969-1997
DOUGLAS BYRON HALL 1969-1997 On January 25, the earth lost a most remarkable individual and a great creative spirit. Doug Hall ...
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In Memoriam
1998
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-First Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
Canada: Before moving to an overall view of the past year's Canadian accidents, there are two items of business I ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1998