American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, Mexico, Cerro El Gavilan, Spanish Harlem
Cerro El Gavilan, Spanish Harlem. It was reported that Albino Pon and Rodman and Marcus Garcia put up the 11-pitch ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, Mexico, El Gigante, Simuchi
El Gigante, Simuchi. In the Basaseachic Waterfall National Park, Chihuahua, Carlos García Ayala (Mexico) and Cecilia Buil (Spain) made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Venezuela, Roraïma Tepui, El Mundo Perdido
Roraïma Tepui, El Mundo Perdido. Tony Arbones (Spain) and I established the route El Mundo Perdido (VI 7b+ A2, 480...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Ecuador, Cotopaxi, Northeast Face, New Route
Cotopaxi, Northeast Face, New Route. From February 28 to March 1, Gaspard Naverette, Jurg U Umlaut and Gabriel Llano climbed a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Ecuador, Chimborazo, North Ridge of Veintimilla Summit
Chimborazo, North Ridge of Veintimilla Summit. On December 20-22, Byron Sykes and I, with support from Jens Larsen and Jorge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Pisco West, East Face, Canadian Non-Direct
Pisco West, East Face, Canadian Non-Direct. In May, Chris Geisler and I established the route Canadian Non-Direct (5.9 WI 4+ 90°, 400m) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Chopicalqui, North Face, Mirton Novice Extreme
Chopicalqui, North Face, Mirton Novice Extreme. On July 20, Pavle Kozjek (Slovenia) climbed Mirton Novice Extreme (TD/ED, 5+ 90°, ca. 800m) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Artesonraju, Southest Face, and Tocllaraju, Northwest Face, Descents
Artesonraju, Southeast Face, and Tocllaraju, Northwest Ridge, Descents. In May and June, Ptor Spricenieks, John Griber, Jason Schutz, Kris Erickson ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Various Ascents, and Observations on Glaciation
Cordillera Blanca, Various Ascents, and Observations on Glaciation. From July 20 until August 20, Jimmy Surette and I climbed in the Cordillera ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, La Esfinge, East Face, Free Ascent
La Esfinge, East Face, Free Ascent. Ralph Ferrara and John Reyner freed the 1985 route on the east face of La ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera de Huarochiri, Nevado Pariacacca Norte, Traverse
Nevado Pariacacca Norte, Traverse. The twin Nevados Tuyujuto or Pariacacca (5756m and 5701m) belong to the Cordillera de Huarochiri (locally ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Peru, Cordillera Raura and Cordillera de la Viuda, First Ascents
Cordillera Raura and Cordillera de la Viuda, First Ascents. The Peruvian climber Alberto Murguía and I traveled by bus ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Bolivian Climbing, Overview
Bolivian Climbing, Overview. It was a dry year. The Bolivian government introduced drinking laws, which meant bars had to shut ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Pico Gotico, West Face, New Route
Pico Gotico, West Face, New Route. On August 26-27, Erik and Grigota Monasterio established the highest pure rock route done ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Tres Marias Group and Chachacomani, Various Ascents
Tres Marias group and Chachacomani, Various Ascents. Britons Phil Amos and Adam Thomas spent three weeks in this area of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Chearoco, Southeast Face
Chearoco, Southeast Face. Our expedition consisted of Mary Stigge, Jean Aschenbrenner, Wesley Berg and Jack Zuzack as members and Doug ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Cordillera Real and the Cordillera de la Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents
Cordillera Real and the Cordillera de la Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents. On June 1, the Salt Lake-based team of Ben Folsom, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Cordillera de Quimza Cruz, Los Cuernos del Diablo
Cordillera de Quimza Cruz, Los Cuernos del Diablo. On April 11, Pete Grosset (UK) and I climbed a new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Overview
Cordillera Apolobamba, Overview. After an unprecedented amount of activity in the area in 1997, 1998 saw three commercial expeditions and perhaps only ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Chaupi Orco Norte to Chaupi Orco, Traverse
Chaupi Orco Norte to Chaupi Orco, Traverse. On May 26, British La Paz residents Yossi Brain and Pete Grosset, together with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Cuchillo, New Route
Cuchillo, New Route. In July, Jeff Newsom and Chris Gardei (U.S.) gained Cuchillo’s (5655m) west ridge via the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Sunchuli Valley Area, New Routes
Sunchuli Valley Area, New Routes. Italians Marcello Sanguineti (Club Alpino Italiano Chiavari) and Alessandro Bianchi (CAI-ULE Genova) returned to Bolivia ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Hichukhota Area, Various Ascents
Hichukhota Area, Various Ascents. A French expedition spent seven days in the Hichukhota area and made the following ascents: Wila ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Condoriri Group, Overview
Condoriri Group, Overview. The dry conditions meant that Cabeza de Condor (5648m) was devoid of snow and the few teams ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Ala Derecha, Possible New Route
Ala Derecha, Possible New Route. On August 7, Erik and Grigota Monasterio (Bolivia-New Zealand) climbed the ice face to the right ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Huayna Potosí, West Face
Huayna Potosí, West Face. The increasingly popular 1000-meter West Face of Huayna Potosí (6088m) had very few ascents this year ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Milluni Valley, Various Ascents
Milluni Valley, Various Ascents. Slovenian Branko Ivanek, a La Paz resident and guide, made a number of probable first ascents ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Illimani Group, Traverse
Illimani Group, Traverse. British La Paz residents Yossi Brain and Peter Grosset teamed up with visiting Italians Alessandro Bianchi (Club ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Illimani Peak Names
Illimani Peak Names. By far the best map of Illimani is Cordillera Real Süd Illimani, published by the Deutschen ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Note on Activity
Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Note on Activity. Please note: the only way to know what has been climbed in the Quimsa ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents
Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents. The 1998 Scottish Bolivian Expedition (Tony Barton, leader; Ken Marsden, Tom Wiggins, Tony Hill, Russel Weedon, Dougie ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Northern Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents
Northern Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents. Frank Van Herreweghe (Andorra) and Marc Gavalda put up two rock routes on minor peaks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents
Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents. It was reported that Spaniards Óscar Acín, Javier Pina and Miguel-Angelo Zaragoza made a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Occidental, Overview
Cordillera Occidental, Overview. Snow conditions were extremely poor in the Cordillera Occidental. Bolivia’s highest mountain, the extinct volcano Sajama (6549...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Sud Lípez, Overview
Cordillera Sud Lipez, Overview. The Cordillera Sud Lípez lies to the east of the southern part of the Cordillera ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Chile, Various Activity
Chile, Various Activity. In the last two southern summers (December through March), I accompanied local mountaineers in repeat climbs in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Chile, Cochamo, Various Ascents
Cochamo, Various Ascents. It was reported that British and American climbers have begun developing an area of granite big walls ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Chile, Towers of Brujo, Clandestino
Towers of Brujo, Clandestino. From February 5-19, Toni Arbonés, Nicolas Meyer and I established Clandestino (ABO 7c+ A0, 400m), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Argentina, Cordillera de la Totora, Ascents in the Cordillera de la Totora
Ascents in the Cordillera de la Totora. This big but little-known range in San Juan has many unclimbed peaks. There ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Argentina, Cordillera de la Totora, Cerro Campanario, Attempt
Cerro Campanario, Attempt. In January, Diego Iglesias, Diego Socolinsky and Gabriel Brenta attempted Cerro Campanario (ca. 5400m), a rock spire ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua, General Overview
Aconcagua, General Overview. The tallest peak in the Western Hemisphere had a tough season. The normal routes up the 22,832-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Walther Penck, Ojos del Salado Region
Walther Penck, Ojos del Salado Region. Walther Penck, near Ojos del Salado, is one of the world’s highest volcanoes. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Ojos del Salado Area, Various Ascents and Observations
Ojos del Salado Area, Various Ascents and Observations. From February to March, I was in northern Chile and Argentina in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Tierra del Fuego, Monte Sarmiento, Attempt
Monte Sarmiento, Attempt. Nelson Bareta and Nativo Fransen of Brazil, and Eduardo Lopez, Mariano Sebesta, and Walter Rossini of Argentina ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia, Overview
Chilean Patagonia, Overview. The weather in Chilean Patagonia was terrible from November to February. March was very good from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia, Escudo, Southwest Face, First Winter Ascent
Escudo, Southwest Face, First Winter Ascent. On August 7-8, Italians Marco Balla Longa, Marco Birolin, and Mario Cumis climbed the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia, Aleta del Tiburon, East Face
Aleta del Tiburon, East Face. From January 15 to 25, in the Valle del Frances, Esteban Chacon (Chile) and Hubert van Ham (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia, Escudo, North Face, Bukowski Route
Escudo, North Face, Bukowski Route. Our original goal was the striking north pillar of Escudo. In 30 days, Jack Lewis and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia, Cuerno Principal, South Face, Attempt
Cuerno Principal, South Face, Attempt. From January 24 to February 2,1999, Corrado Pipolo and Mauro Florit (Italy) climbed four new pitches (510d ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Tierra del Fuego, Chilean Patagonia, Cerro Mascara, The Magic Carpet Ride
Cerro Mascara, The Magic Carpet Ride. During the months of January and February, 1999, Conny Amelunxen and I completed the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999