American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Arizona, Boboquivari Peak, Babo Heads
Boboquivari Peak, Babo Heads. In January, I soloed Babo Heads (IV 5.11 a) on the south face of Boboquivari Peak. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States Colorado, Colorado National Monument, Various Ascents
Colorado National Monument, Various Ascents. Over the Edge Spire was climbed by its west face via Child’s Play (II 5.8+...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Colorado National Monument, Western Colorado, Various Ascents
Western Colorado, Various Ascents. On August 4, Jesse Harvey, Pat Goodman and I made the first ascent of a yummy 350-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Big Dominquez Canyon, Thor Canyon, Various Ascents
Thor Canyon, Various Ascents. Big Dominquez Canyon is located on the Uncompahgre Plateau near Unaweep Canyon southeast of Grand Junction. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Various Ascents
Rocky Mountain National Park, Various Ascents. Tricky to describe what started it, but the 1998 summer season in RMNP saw a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Rocky Mountain National Park, Various Ascents
The summer of 1998 was a productive one for new route activity in Rocky Mountain National Park. At least 20 new routes ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, Four Pitches, 24 Hours
Longs Peak, Four Pitches, 24 Hours. In the first week of September, Mic Follari and I completed a new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, The Diamond, Left for Dead
Longs Peak, The Diamond, Left For Dead. During the first week of August, Shane Wayker and I finished a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, Lower East Face, Babies 'R' Us
Longs Peak, Lower East Face, Babies ‘R’ Us. Babies ‘R’ Us (III 5.12a) is a five-pitch route on the Lower ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Ships Prow, Sarchasm
Ships Prow, Sarchasm. As reported in last year’s volume, Pat Adams and Jim Redo climbed the three-pitch Bologna Pony (5.12...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Mt. Evans, The Rusty Dagger
Mt. Evans, The Rusty Dagger. The Rusty Dagger was poised over our heads in a dead straight line. It seemed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Moran, Various Ascents
Mount Moran, Various Ascents. In July, I soloed South Buttress Drifter (V 5.10c) on the South Buttress of Mt. Moran. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grant Teton, Second Tower, New Route, and Mount Moran, South Face, Various Ascents
Grand Teton, Second Tower, New Route, and Mount Moran, South Face, Various Ascents. In August, I made roped solo ascents ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Teewinot, Mt. Owen, Grand Teton, Enchainment
Teewinot, Mt. Owen, Grand Teton, Enchainment. Fellow Exum guide Hans Johnstone and I took advantage of a rare shared day ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mt. Moran, Northeast Ridge, First Descent
Mt. Moran, Northeast Ridge, First Descent. On May 14, I completed the first descent of Mount Moran’s classic northeast ridge, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mt. Sacagawea, Northwest Face
Mt. Sacagawea, Northwest Face. On September 3, after humping into Titcomb Basin with enough gear for 15 days in the wilderness, my ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Ambush Peak, East Face, and Other Ascents
Ambush Peak, East Face, and Other Ascents. The Wind River Mountains of Wyoming harbor many unclimbed walls and much beautiful ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mt. Hooker, Northwest Passage
Mt. Hooker, Northwest Passage. In mid-September, Ryan Hokanson and I hired two horses to pack our luggage up to Hailey ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mt. Hooker, Year of the Horse
Mt. Hooker, Year of the Horse. Hiring horses and taking the “long way in” from Dickenson Park, Jeff Maus, Kevin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Montana, Glacier National Park, New Ice and Alpine Routes
Glacier National Park, New Ice and Alpine Routes. New routes in Glacier National Park often come in flurries, largely because ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Montana, Glacier National Park, North Face of Mt. Edwards, Ascent
North Face of Mt. Edwards, Ascent. Chris Trimble and I hiked in to an igloo constructed at Lower Snyder Lake ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Thorn Peak, East Face, 100 Years of Solitude
Thorn Peak, East Face, 100 Years of Solitude. During late July, 1992, I traversed the Gakona Range from the range’s high ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Mountaineering Statistics
Denali National Park, Mountaineering Statistics. Most weather forecasters will attribute the strange 1998 climbing season facts to El Niño: the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali, Youngest Climber to Reach the Summit
Denali, Youngest climber to Reach the Summit. Korean climber Kim Young Sik celebrated his 12th birthday two days before he ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali, First Double Amputee to Summit
Denali, First Double Amputee to Summit. Korean climber Kim Hong Bin became the first double amputee to summit Denali, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Hunter, Northeast Buttress, North Couloir
Mt. Hunter, Northeast Buttress, North Couloir. Scott DeCapio and I landed on the Kahiltna Glacier’s Southeast Fork in mid-May ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Bradley, South Face, The Gift (That Keeps On Giving)
Mt. Bradley, South Face, The Gift (That Keeps On Giving). Taking advantage of weather patterns allegedly caused by El Niñ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Huntington, West Face, Attempt
Mt. Huntington, West Face, Attempt. After flying over 1,200 miles of seamless clouds, Brad Grohusky and I were assured that the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Russell, North Ridge
Mt. Russell, North Ridge. On March 2-7, Colby Coombs, Caitlin Palmer, Meg Perdue and I flew to Mt. Russell in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Kichatna Spires, Mt. Nevermore, East Face, The Call of the Raven
Mt. Nevermore, East Face, The Call of the Raven. In June, Mike Houston (a.k.a. Mausen) and brothers Doug ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Range, Mounument Peak and Mt. Awesome, Ascents
Monument Peak and Mt. Awesome, Ascents. In March, Willy Peabody and I climbed Monument Peak at the head of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Range, Mt. Fairweather, Winter Ascent
Mt. Fairweather, Winter Ascent. On February 15, Nancy Juergens and I were landed in the foam of heavy surf approximately three ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Range, Mt. Leeper, Ascent
Mt. Leeper, Ascent. On May 13, Art Weiner and I were flown into the upper Yahtse Glacier at around 4,700 feet by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Range, Peak 8933', Ascent
Peak 8933', Ascent. On April 23, six of us (Mimi Bourquin, Paul Claus, Ruedi Homberger, Cristine Legnet, Reto Reutsch, and myself) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Range, Peak 10,522', Ascent
Peak 10,522', Ascent. On May 29, Kelly Bay of Wrangell Mountain Air flew me into the upper Chisana Glacier at around 8,300 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias Range, Mt. Bona, St. Elias Mountains
Mt. Bona, St. Elias Mountains. On May 27, Paul Claus flew AAC members Steve Malmberg, George Rodway, Dan Vogt, and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Peak 11,700', Southwest Ridge
After an injury in our party halted our attempt at the standard King Trench route on Mt. Logan, Morgan Lakey ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, "Mt. Swanson," Northwest Face
“Mt. Swanson,” Northwest Face. During the end of April and beginning of May, Jim Earl and I ventured to a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Mt. McArthur, South Face, Fred Said Buttress
Mt. McArthur, South Face, Fred Said Buttress. It was reported that in mid-June, Canadians Rick Clements, Chris Kettles, and Troy ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mountaineering Summary and Statistics, 1998
Mountaineering Summary and Statistics, 1998. This year there were 42 expeditions comprising 163 people within the icefields of Kluane. This is a slight ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mt. Wood to Mt. Macauley to Mt. Steele, High Traverse
Mt. Wood to Mt. Macauley to Mt. Steele, High Traverse. On July 28, John Millar, David Persson and I flew in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mts. Hubbard, Kennedy, South Kennedy, and Alverstone, Various Activity
Mts. Hubbard, Kennedy, South Kennedy, and Alverstone, Various Activity. On June 22, Kurt Gloyer of Gulf Air Taxi flew Douglas Bonoff, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mt. Alverstone, West Face, Pugilist at Rest and the Wilford Couloir
Mt. Alverstone, West Face, Pugilist at Rest and The Wilford Couloir. In May, Barry Blanchard and I set out to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Kluane National Park Reserve, King Peak, Call of the Wild
King Peak, Call of the Wild. From June 18-19, Joe Josephson and Steve House made the first ascent of Call ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mt. Logan, South Face Attempt, and Mt. King George, Lauchlan Ridge
Mt. Logan, South Face Attempt, and Mt. King George, Lauchlan Ridge. John Chilton, Rich Prohaska and I went to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Logan Mountains, Vampire Peaks, Various Ascents
Vampire Peaks, Various Ascents. On July 17, John Young, David Coleman, Cogie Reed, Harrison Shull, and I were dropped off in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Waddington Range, Various Activity
Waddington Range, Various Activity. This was an interesting year, with a long, dry, hot introduction to the season putting the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Quadra, Gimme Shelter
Mt. Quadra, Gimme Shelter. In March, Alain Massin and Steve Pratt managed the second ascent of Gimme Shelter on Mt. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Canadian Rockies, North Face of the Saskatchewan Mountain Massif, The Silver Lining
North Face of the Saskatchewan Mountain Massif, The Silver Lining. On April 5, Barry Blanchard, Steve House and I left the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Canada, British Columbia, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Babel, East Face, Free Ascent
Mt. Babel, East Face, Free Ascent. In August, John Culberson and I made the first American ascent of the East ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999