American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Climbing Alone, Alberta, Waterton National Park, Expert's Choice
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, CLIMBING ALONE Alberta, Waterton National Park, Expert’s Choice On February 10, a middle-aged male was ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Rockfall, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Waterfall
ROCKFALL Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Waterfall On Feb. 20, after a successful ascent of this waterfall (III, WI3), a party of ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Rappel Error — Inadequate Anchor, Alberta, Bow Falls
RAPPEL ERROR—INADEQUATE ANCHOR Alberta, Bow Falls On Feb. 23 around noon, a party of three were starting the descent of ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Ice, Darkness, Inadequate Tie-In at Anchors, Alberta, Maligne Canyon
FALL ON ICE, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE TIE-IN AT ANCHOR Alberta, Maligne Canyon On March 18 at 2030, a party of three climbers were ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Overdue, Fatigue, Inadequate Equipment, Darkness, Alberta, Murchison Falls
OVERDUE, FATIGUE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, DARKNESS Alberta, Murchison Falls Three ice climbers set out to climb Murchison Falls (180m, V, WI4) ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, Off Route, Alberta, Chinaman's Peak
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, OFF ROUTE Alberta, Chinaman’s Peak On June 28, Allan J. (30) was leading pitch ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, No Helmet, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, Inexperience, Alberta, Kananaskis Valley, Barrier Bluffs
FALL ON ROCK, NO HELMET, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Kananaskis Valley, Barrier Bluffs Late in the afternoon of ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock — Hand Hold Came Off, Off Route, Alberta, Castle Mountain, Goat Plateau Approach
FALL ON ROCK—HAND HOLD CAME OFF, OFF ROUTE Alberta, Castle Mountain, Goat Plateau Approach On July 15, a party of ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection, Faulty Use of Crampons, Alberta, Mount Andromeda
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Alberta, Mount Andromeda Two climbers had ascended Mount Andromeda and were ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Stranded, Difficult Terrain, Insufficient Research, Alberta, Clemenceau to Chaba River Trek
STRANDED, DIFFICULT TERRAIN, INSUFFICIENT RESEARCH Alberta, Clemenceau to Chaba River Trek An experienced party of eleven climbers flew in to ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock – Rock Dislodged, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Mount Neptuak
FALL ON ROCK—ROCK DISLODGED, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Mount Neptuak On August 10, a party of two were ascending the normal ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Stranded Due to Shoulder Dislocation, Alberta, Mount Louis
STRANDED DUE TO SHOULDER DISLOCATION Alberta, Mount Louis On August 10, G.G. and G.B. were beginning the exit pitches ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Mount Temple, Greenwood/Locke Route
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Mount Temple, Greenwood/Locke Route On August 20, a party of two attempted the Greenwood/...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Protection, Belay Failure, Alberta, Chinaman's Peak
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, BELAY FAILURE Alberta, Chinaman’s Peak On August 22, B.P. (20) and M.K. ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Lost, Climbing Alone, Hypothermia, Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca
LOST, CLIMBING ALONE, HYPOTHERMIA, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca On Sept. 26, a lone climber took out a ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Rappel Error — Inadequate Use of Equipment, Alberta, Smith-Dorrien Valley, Ranger Creek
RAPPEL ERROR—INCORRECT USE OF EQUIPMENT Alberta, Smith-Dorrien Valley, Ranger Creek At 1630 on November 9, authorities at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Slip on Ice, Faulty Use of Crampons, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Smith-Dorrien Valley, French Creek
SLIP ON ICE, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Smith-Dorrien Valley, French Creek On November 20, L.S. (24) and a ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Self-Belay Failure, Alberta, Kananaskis Valley, Kidd Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, SELF-BELAY FAILURE Alberta, Kananaskis Valley, Kidd Falls On November 23, S.M. (21) and a partner set ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Mount Rundle, The Professor Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Mount Rundle, The Professor Falls On November 23, R.R. was leading the second pitch ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Rappel Error — Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Murchison, Murchison Falls
RAPPEL ERROR—INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Murchison, Murchison Falls On November 23, a party of two were beginning the ...
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Accident Reports
1998