American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Hoffman, Southeast Face Central
Mt. Hoffman, Southeast Face Central. This route, the Southeast Face Central (5.8-5.9, three and a half pitches) in the Wishon ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Finger Rock, Boldfinger
Finger Rock, Boldfinger. A long time ago (1970s?), Fred Beckey and crew climbed a route on the south side of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Evolution Peaks, Grand Traverse
Evolution Peaks, Grand Traverse. The Evolution Peaks were judged to be the scenic culmination of the High Sierra by the 19...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Darwin, Southwest Arête
Mount Darwin, Southwest Arête. While camped at Evolution Lake in July, I noticed a surprisingly clean and well-defined granite ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Huxley, North Buttress, Left and Right Sides
Mount Huxley, North Buttress, Left and Right Sides. As seen from Evolution Lake, the north buttress of Mount Huxley (13,086') ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Various Ascents
Zion, Various Ascents. During late winter, Dan Stih and I made the first ascent of the Altar of Sacrifice, as ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, West Temple, Gettin' Western
West Temple, Gettin’ Western. On April 30, Andrew Nichols and I made the third ascent of Gettin’ Western on the east ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Right Twin, Paca-Lolo Dreams
Right Twin, Paca-Lolo Dreams. From October 15-October 20, Brad Bond, Bryan Smith and I climbed a new route, Paca-Lolo Dreams (V 5.9 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Temple of Shinawava, Soul Craft
Temple of Sinawava, Soul Craft. On December 12, Karen Hilton and I completed the first ascent of Soul Craft (VI 5.11 A4+) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Streaked Wall, Latitudes, Second Ascent
Streaked Wall, Latitudes, Second Ascent. It was reported that in early November, John Varco and Bryan Gilmore made the second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Twin Brothers, Levels of Doom, and Isaac, Middle Earth
Twin Brothers, Levels of Doom, and Isaac, Middle Earth. It was reported that Amanda Tarr and Eric Rasmussen put up ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Road Kill
Zion, Road Kill. It was reported that, while filming a video about big wall climbing, Jeff Lowe and his “student,” ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, San Rafael Swell, La Piñata
San Rafael Swell, La Piñata. On November 9, Franziska Garrett and I were surprised to find the big hulk of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, Various Ascents
Fisher Towers, Various Ascents. It was reported that Crusher Bartlett and Dave Levine climbed Beaking in Tongues, a seven-pitch route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, King Fisher, The Hazing
King Fisher, The Hazing. It was reported that Eric Kohl, Bryan Law (joined by Pete Takeda on the final push) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, The Titan, The Wasteland
The Titan, The Wasteland. It was reported that Walt Shipley and Bill Lee nailed “what may be the Titan’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, Doric Column, The Big Nasty
Doric Column, The Big Nasty. It was reported that Bill Lee and Walt Shipley put up a new 600-foot route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
Fisher Towers, Various Ascents
In 1997, I climbed four small, “new” towers in the Fisher Towers with various partners. In April, Jon Butler and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Utah, Capitol Reef National Park, Factory Butte, Clarification
Factory Butte, Clarification. I was a interpretive park ranger at Capitol Reef National Park from June, 1992, through October, 1994. During my ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon, Fear and Loathing
Fear and Loathing. In early September, Dan Stih, Paul Reinshagen and I climbed a new 400- meter route in Oak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Hallucinogenic Wall, Solo Ascent
Hallucinogen Wall, Solo Ascent. It was reported that Amanda Tarr soloed the Hallucinogen Wall in the Black Canyon of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, North Chasm View Wall, Link-up of Stoned Oven and Air Voyager
North Chasm View Wall, Link-up of Stoned Oven and Air Voyage. It was reported that Jeff Hollenbaugh and Mike Pennings ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Gore Range, Peak C, New Route
Peak C, New Route. On August 9, Benny Bach and I climbed an eight-pitch, 5.7+ route on the north face of Peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Long's Peak, The Diamond, Smash the State
Long’s Peak, The Diamond, Smash the State. Between May 15-20, Ken Sauls and I made the second ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Ship's Prow, Bologna Pony
The Ship’s Prow, Bologna Pony. It was reported that Jim Redo and Pat Adams put up a new 500-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Goat Flat, Bomber Lake Arête
Goat Flat, Bomber Lake Arête. On September 5, Fred Beckey and I climbed a long, low-angled ridge south of Bomber ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Watch Tower, South Buttress, First Free Ascent
Watch Tower, South Buttress, First Free Ascent. Last August, John Merriam and I did the first free ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton, No Cumbre, No Ruta
Middle Teton, No Cumbre, No Ruta. On July 14, Alex Lowe and I climbed No Cumbre, No Ruta (WI5 M7 A0, 240 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Montana, Crazy Peak, North Face
Crazy Peak, North Face. On June 13, Paul Richer and I hiked into Big Timber Canyon to climb the north face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Montana, Glacier National Park, Various Ascents
Glacier National Park, Various Ascents. Beginning in the winter of 1995-96, new ice routes have been discovered and climbed in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Montana, Glacier National Park, Various Ascents
Glacier National Park, Various Ascents. E1 Niño gave northwest Montana the unusual mix of cold weather and little snow ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Arrigetch Peaks, Parabola Peak, Northeast Buttress
Arrigetch Peaks, Parabola Peak, Northeast Buttress. On August 4, Lara Karena Bitenieks and I flew into Circle Lake to commence a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Arrigetch Peaks, Various Ascents
Arrigetch Peaks, Various Ascents. On June 15,I flew to Fairbanks, Alaska, where I met up with Fred Beckey, Dave Medara ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, The Western British Mountains, Traverse
The Western British Mountains, Traverse. The winter in the Brooks Range lasted right up to the last day in May. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Ascent and Descent of the Echooka River
Ascent and Descent of the Echooka River. In early July, a successful attempt was made to reach the headwaters of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Endicott Mountains
Endicott Mountains. Peak 6800 is one of the most astonishing limestone walls in the Brooks Range. It stands above a beautiful ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Mt. Prindle, McCloud
Mt. Prindle, McCloud. Around July 4, Ian McRae and I climbed a five-pitch (200-foot rope) route to the right of The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Franklin Icefields, Traverse and Ascents
Franklin Icefields, Traverse and Ascents. Craig Deutche and I established a new and fascinating route across the Franklin Icefields in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mountaineering Summary
Denali National Park, Mountaineering Summary. The 1997 climbing season for Mount McKinley and most of the Alaska Range started with mountaineers ...
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Notes
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Foraker, North Face, and Circumnavigation
Mt. Foraker, North Face, and Circumnavigation. Historically, getting to the north side of Mt. Foraker has been a serious endeavor. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Hunter, Moonflower Buttress, Ascents, Attempt and Tragedy
Mt. Hunter, Moonflower Buttress, Ascents, Attempt and Tragedy. The Moonflower Buttress on Mt. Hunter saw two ascents this year and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Hunter, South Face, Variation
Mt. Hunter, South Face, Variation. On June 11, Jack Tackle and I flew into the Thunder Glacier (6,800') below the south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Hunter, Southeast Spur, Third Ascent
Mt. Hunter, Southeast Spur, Third Ascent. Jeff apple Benowitz and I started up the initial couloir of the Southeast Spur ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Denali, New Route
Denali, New Route. The northeast side of Mt. McKinley attracted our attention even before literature about the region became accessible ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Denali, Attempt, and Ascent of Browne Tower; Mt. Koven, Second Ascent; and Mt. Tatum, North Rib
Denali, Attempt, and Ascent of Browne Tower; Mt. Koven, Second Ascent; and Mt. Tatum, North Rib. Our goal was an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Denali, Butte Direct
Denali, Butte Direct. On April 18, Jim Blow and I took Hudson Air to Kantishna and traveled 40 miles to the base ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Denali, Winter Ascents
Denali, Winter Ascents. Two winter ascents were made in the winter of 1997-’98, both of which merit considerable note. On ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Denali, Wickersham Wall, Continuous Ski Descent
Denali, Wickersham Wall, Continuous Ski Descent. Adrian Nature made a continuous and complete ski descent of the Wickersham Wall, adding 7,000 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Denali, West Rib, Variation
Denali, West Rib, Variation. Jason McHam and I climbed the West Rib route on Denali, sum- mitting on June 26. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Denali, Mascioli's Pillar, New Route
Denali, Mascioli’s Pillar, New Route. On June 15-16, Steve House and Steve Swenson made the first ascent of what ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1998