American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Preface
The discerning reader will note that relatively little information on 8000-meter peaks is recorded in the 1999 volume. This is not ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1999
Access and the Politics of Climbing, A Long Simmering Stew
Access and the Politics of Climbing A long-simmering stew by Michael Kennedy, President, The Access Fund When the history of ...
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Feature Article
1999
8000 Meters and More, Working Out the Moves on the Routes of the New Millennium
8000 Meters and More Working out the moves on the routes of the new millennium by Alexander Huber, Germany As we ...
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Feature Article
1999
Zion Solo, Bridging the Gap Between Work and Life
Zion Solo Bridging the gap between work and life by Amanda Tarr I emerged, coughing, from a confused sleep. Rolling ...
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Feature Article
1999
Baffin's Still-Untapped Potential, A Bird's Eye View of the Future
Though climbing has been going on in Baffin Island since at least 1934, and in earnest since the early 1970s, it ...
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Feature Article
1999
Alone on Mt. Thor
“When there’s only one in the crew, everybody gets to be captain.” – “Big Wall Pro: Flavio d’ Bongo,” from ...
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Feature Article
1999
The Southwest Face of King Peak, Personal Evolution on an Overlooked Gem
The Southwest Face of King Peak Personal evolution on an overlooked gem by Joe Josephson A profound form of love. ...
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Feature Article
1999
El Gigante, The First Ascent of Mexico's Biggest Wall
El Gigante The first ascent of Mexico’s biggest wall by Cecilia Buil, Spain translated by Robyn Fulwiler and Margaret ...
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Feature Article
1999
The Central Tower of Paine, A Singular Education
The Central Tower of Paine A singular education by Steve Schneider My first view of Patagonia was from 30,000 feet. My ...
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Feature Article
1999
Welcome to Patagonia, A Primer for Wild Walls and Wilder Weather
Welcome to Patagonia A primer for wild walls and wilder weather by Charlie Fowler November 28, 1997. I’m in Kathmandu, crippled ...
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Feature Article
1999
Shipton Spire, Free as Can Be in the Pakistan Karakoram
Shipton Spire Free as can be in the Pakistan Karakoram by Steph Davis The glacier below is so gothically crenulated ...
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Feature Article
1999
Modern Alpinism in the Karakoram, Collecting Climbing's Overlooked Jewels
Modern Alpinism in the Karakoram Collecting climbing’s overlooked jewels by Luca “Rampikino” Maspes, Italy There are many kilometers between ...
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Feature Article
1999
Pilgramage on Bhagirathi, At the Mercy of the Mountain Gods
Pilgrimage on Bhagirathi At the mercy of the mountain gods by Yuri Koshelenko, Russia translated by Natasha Lagovskaya and Liana ...
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Feature Article
1999
Russian Style on Changabang, A Convergence of Cultures in the Garhwal Himalaya
Russian Style on Changabang A convergence of cultures in the Garhwal Himalaya by Carlos Buhler In the spring of 1981, I ...
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Feature Article
1999
Kasum Kanguru's East Face, Solitary Adventures on a Never-Ending Story
Kasum Kanguru’s East Face Solitary adventures on a never-ending story by Yasushi Yamanoi, Japan translated by Eiichi Fukushima Kasum ...
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Feature Article
1999
Tang Kongma and Drohma, Building a Bigger Window
Tang Kongma and Drohmo Building a bigger window by Doug Scott, United Kingdom To climb new routes, alpine style, up ...
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Feature Article
1999
Ak-Su in Winter, Where the Russians Get Their Ya-Yas
Ak-Su in Winter Where the Russians get their ya-yas by Pavel Chabaline and Igor Nefyodov, Russia translated by Yuri Kolomiets ...
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Feature Article
1999
Alum Kuh, A Climbing Appointment with the Islamic Republic of Iran
Alum Kuh A climbing appointment with the Islamic Republic of Iran by Kath Pyke, United Kingdom It’s strange how ...
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Feature Article
1999
Mountaineering in Antarctica, A Survey of Continental Climbing
Mountaineering in Antarctica A survey of Continental climbing by Damien Gildea, Australia Antarctica has been hailed as the mountaineering destination ...
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Feature Article
1999
Madagascar's Big Walls, The First Ascent of Tsaranoro Atisimo
Have you ever dreamed of a comer of paradise and then, in the realization of the dream, found it to ...
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Feature Article
1999
North Africa and the Middle East
The great Sahara desert, stretching for 2,500 miles across North Africa, has long presented a barrier, a tantalizing mystery and a ...
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Feature Article
1999
After Thin Air, The Legacy of the 1996 Mount Everest Tragedy
After Thin Air The legacy of the 1996 Mount Everest tragedy by Michael Chessler You already know the names of the ...
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Feature Article
1999
Mountain Medicine, A Review of High-Altitude Cerebral Edema
Mountain Medicine A review of High-Altitude Cerebral Edema by Geoffrey Tabin, M.D. The week before Jeff Colovis and I ...
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Feature Article
1999
The Mountain Environment, The Year in Garbage
The Mountain Environment The year in garbage by Brent Bishop and Chris Naumann In the United States and around the ...
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Feature Article
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Canyonlands National Park, Green River Area, The Warlock, Free Ascent
Green River Area, The Warlock, Free Ascent. This area is outside of Canyonlands National Park but approached via the Horsethief ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Angel's Landing, Swoop Gimp or Be Dust
Zion National Park Angel’s Landing, Swoop Gimp or Be Dust. Previously unreported is Swoop Gimp or Be Dust (VI 5.10 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Arizona, Lost Coyote Tower, Ascent
Lost Coyote Tower, Ascent. Previously unreported is the first ascent of Lost Coyote Tower (II A1 5.8) by Fred Beckey and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Texas, Big Bend National Park, Bosquillas Canyon, Campanile Boquillas
Boquillas Canyon, Campanile Boquillas. In January, 1997, I soloed Campanile Boquillas (IV 5.10 A2), which ascends a 500-foot limestone tower on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Wild Basin Area, Various Ascents
Wild Basin Area, Various Ascents. Bruce Miller and Clay Wadman climbed a new route, Mil-Wad (5.12), on Mt. Alice in 1994. Jim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, Chasm View Wall
Longs Peak, Chasm View Wall. On Chasm View Wall, in between Red Wall and Directissima, Middle Ground (5.11) was established by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Traverse, and Kahiltna Dome, North Ridge
Alaska Range, Traverse, and Kahiltna Dome, North Ridge. In March, 1997, Meg Perdue, Peter Yeomans, Greg Wolfgang and I traveled by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Little Switzerland, Royal Tower, East Buttress and The Throne
Royal Tower, East Buttress, and The Throne. In mid-June, 1994, Ned Lewis enticed me onto the Pica Glacier’s Royal Tower ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Logan Mountains, Vampire Peaks, The Vampire Spire, First Ascent
Vampire Peaks, The Vampire Spire, First Ascent. During June, 1994, in the Vampire Peaks of the Northwest Territories, Jeff Hollenbaugh and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Logan Mountains, Cirque of the Unclimbables, Mt. Proboscis, Spanish Variation, Second Ascent
Mt. Proboscis, Spanish Variation, Second Ascent. Over the first two weeks of July, 1997, and as part of the BBC television ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Logan Mountains, Cirque of the Unclimbables, Mt. Proboscis, Spanish Variation, Attempt
Mt. Proboscis, Attempt. It was reported that Spaniards Eduardo Martinez, Iñaki Fernández and Juan Vallejo attempted a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Baffin Island, Auyuittuq National Park, North Tower of Asgard, North Face, Nunavut
North Tower of Asgard, North Face, Nunavut. From July 4 to 21, 1996, Txus Lizarraga, Raul Melero, Natxo Barriuso and I (all from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, North Cascades, Slesse Mountain, East Face
Slesse Mountain, East Face. Slesse Mountain (8,002') is a dark fang of granodiorite standing in a spectacular alpine environment. Dave ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Greenland, Tupilak East, New Route
Tupilak East, New Route. It was reported that in September, 1997, Kurt Albert, Stefan Glowacz and eight others put up a 700...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Greenland, Ulamertorssuaq, Jacques Cousteau
Ulamertorssuaq, Jacques Cousteau. It was reported that in 1997, Spanish climbers Miquel Angel Gallego, José Luis Clavel, José Matas and José ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Caraz II, South Face
Caraz II, South Face. It was reported that, during the summer of 1997, Britons A1 Coull, Mark Kendrick and Muir Morton ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Copa, Various Activity
Copa, Various Activity. It was reported that French climbers were busy on Copa (6173m) in April and May, 1997. Gael Bouquet ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Quebrada de Rurec, Via Monntrek
Quebrada de Rurec, Via Monttrek. It was reported that Spanish climbers Eloi Callado and César Pedrocchi established what was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Huandoy Sur, Desmaison Route, Second Ascent
Huandoy Sur, Desmaison Route, Second Ascent. We went to Peru between June and August, 1997, to climb Huandoy Sur’s south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Yerupajá, South Face, Ascent
Yerupajá, South Face, Ascent. It was reported that in 1997, an Austrian team climbed the south face of Yerupajá (6634m) to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Trapecio, South Face
Trapecio, South Face. It was reported that in 1997, Francois Baroux, Frédéric Bréhé, Pierre Plaze and Christophe Vigne ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Condoriri Region, Various Ascents
Condoriri Region, Various Ascents. While visiting the Condoriri region in July, 1995, I “enchained” two peaks, climbing them back-to-back to make ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Various Ascents
Cordillera Real, Various Ascents. In June and July, 1996, Scott Backes, Ed Pope, Betty Roberts and I visited the Cordillera Real. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Chaupi Orco Area, Various Ascents
Chaupi Orco Area, Various Ascents. A 19-strong German Alpine Club Youth expedition (JDAV), accompanied by Bolivian guide Aldo Riveros, made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Northern Apolobamba, Various Ascents
Northern Apolobamba, Various Ascents. A German expedition from Forchheim, with Bolivian guide Aldo Riveros, made a number of first ascents ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Huayna Potosí, East Face
Huayna Potosí, East Face. On August 19, 1997, in a 17-hour round trip, Marcos Barlena (Chile) and Eric Winandy (Belgium) climbed a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999