American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Nepal, Activity on the Nepalese 8000-ers in the Post-Monsoon
Activity on the Nepalese 8000-ers in the Post-Monsoon. This was a poor season on Nepal’s 8000ers, even though all ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest, Activity in the Pre-Monsoon Season
Mount Everest, Activity in the Pre-Monsoon Season. The pre-monsoon season saw more people reach the top of Everest than ever ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Mount Everest, North Ridge, Ascent and Tragedy
Mt. Everest, North Ridge, Ascent and Tragedy. On May 17, the husband-and-wife team of Serguei Arsentiev and Francys Distefano-Arsentiev started from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Everest, Scientific Expedition
Everest, Scientific Expedition. Wally Berg was on Everest with a special mission: to bolt to bedrock as close as possible ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Everest, South Col/Southeast Ridge, Speed Ascent
Everest, South Col/Southeast Ridge, Speed Ascent. Speed ascents of Mount Everest have rarely been attempted. Now a well-known 35-year-old ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Everest, Ascents in the Post-Monsoon
Everest, Ascents in the Post-Monsoon. In addition to the summits by Kaji Sherpa and Tashi Tshering Sherpa (see above), Norichika ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Lhotse Shar, Ascent
Lhotse Shar, Ascent. On Lhotse Shar, the 8400-meter eastern summit of the Lhotse massif next to Everest, a team of 15 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Pumori, Southwest Ridge
Pumori, Southwest Ridge. The Internet contributed this spring to a new type of awkward situation concerning membership of an expedition. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Ama Dablam in the Post-Monsoon
Ama Dablam in the Post-Monsoon. As the season began, the Nepalese authorities expected 16 teams to come to Ama Dablam (6812m), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Kangtega, Northeast Face, New Route
Kangtega, Northeast Face, New Route. A seven-man French team (Erwan Le Lann, Francois Marsigny, Sebastien Montaz-Rosset, Francois Pallendre, Franck Plenier, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Kasum Kanguru, Northwest Face
Kasum Kanguru, Northwest Face. It was reported that Yannick Graziani and Christian Tromsdörff established a new route, Tendi, on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Kasum Kanguru, East Face
Kasum Kanguru, East Face. In April, Yasushi Yamanoi of Japan soloed a new route on the east face of Kasum ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Tarke Kang, Ski Descent
Tarke Kang, Ski Descent. A small four-member group of Czech mountaineers (Robin Baum, leader, Vladimír Smrž, Vladimir Prieložný, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal, Paldor Peak Group, Attempts
Paldor Peak Group, Attempts. Sabine Krol and I were in the Ganesh Himal from February 12-March 6. Our goal was to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal, Kangchenjunga, Ramtang, And Medical Research
Kangchenjunga, Ramtang, And Medical Research. Base Camp was established at Pangpema at 5100 meters on the north side of Kangchenjunga. Chris ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal, Kangchenjunga, First Female Ascent
Kangchenjunga, First Female Ascent. My husband, Gary Pfisterer, and I led an international expedition to climb the north face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal, Jonsang, Attempt
Jonsang, Attempt. One of the few teams trying something innovative in Nepal last spring was the six-man Irish expedition led ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal, Drohmo and Janak
Drohmo and Janak. On April 13, a small Anglo-American-Nepalese expedition established Base Camp on the summer yak pastures of Lhonak (4650m), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal, Drohmo, First Ascent
Drohmo, First Ascent. Doug Scott and Roger Mear went to a 6855-meter mountain called Drohmo in far eastern Nepal north-northwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Nepal, Ganesh Himal, Taple Shikhar, First Ascent
Tapie Shikhar, First Ascent. Not far south-southwest of Drohmo is the 6341-meter mountain generally known as Cross Peak (its Nepalese ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Pir Peak, Winter Ascent
Pir Peak, Winter Ascent. The Alpine Club of Pakistan launched its first winter mountaineering expedition to Pir Peak (6363m) in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Sani Pakush, Attempt
Sani Pakush, Attempt. It was reported that Andy Benson, Kenton Cool, Rich Cross and A1 Powell attempted the ca. 2600-meter ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak, Attempt and Tragedy
Broad Peak, Attempt and Tragedy. Eric Escoffier and Pascalle Bessieres (F) were last seen on the summit ridge of Broad ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Savoia Kangri, Attempt
Savoia Kangri, Attempt. It was reported that Nick Bullock, Julian Cartwright, Jamie Fisher, Ewan and Ruaridh Pringle, Paul Schweizer and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum I and II, Ascents, Attempts and Tragedy
Gasherbrum I and II, Ascents, Attempts and Tragedy. Our international expedition of 13, led by Peter Guggemos (Germany), successfully saw 11 summiting ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Latok I, North Ridge, Attempt, Harpoon, First Ascent, and Other Activity
Latok I, North Ridge, Attempt, Harpoon, First Ascent, and Other Activity. Our expedition consisted of Lyle Dean, John Bouchard, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Latok III, West Face, Attempt
Latok III, West Face, Attempt. In July, Jay Smith, Kitty Calhoun, Steve Quinlan and Ken Sauls attempted an alpine-style ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Shipton Spire, Inshallah
Shipton Spire, Inshallah. In July, Steph Davis, Kennan Harvey, and Seth Shaw established a third route on Shipton Spire (a....
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, A Note on Names of Formations Rising from the Hainablak Glaciers
A Note on Names of Formations Rising from the Hainablak Glaciers. Directed by Greg Child, Bernard Domenech (France) contacted the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Nameless Tower, Eternal Flame, Second Ascent
Nameless Tower, Eternal Flame, Second Ascent. In June and July, Alberto Sepulveda, Jorge Couceiro, Jose Maria Andrés and José ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Drifka, Second Ascent
Drifika, Second Ascent. It was reported that in July, Angelo Rusconi, Luciano Gimpa, Simone Rossetti, and Gino Hora (Italy) made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Hushe Valley, Various Ascents
Hushe Valley, Various Ascents. Giuseppe Masdea, Maurizio Garota, Danilo Valsecchi, Corrado Valsecchi and I, all members of the Lecco Group ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Nangma Valley, Various Ascents
Nangma Valley, Various Ascents. A team of six climbers (Mike Turner, Steve Mayers, Elfyn Jones, Di Lampard, Louise Thomas and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Changi Tower North Peak, First Ascent
Changi Tower North Peak, First Ascent. Changi Tower (ca. 5800m) (the actual height of Changi Tower was difficult to assess, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakiston, Changi Tower Main Peak, Excess Baggage
Changi Tower Main Peak, Excess Baggage. Excess Baggage starts directly above Camp I at the base of a four-pitch, left-facing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Charakusa Valley, Various Ascents
Charakusa Valley, Various Ascents. Conrad Anker, Peter Croft, and Galen Rowell spent the month of July climbing five rock spires ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Charakusa Valley, Various Ascents
Charakusa Valley, Various Ascents. An Italian expedition comprising Maurizio Giordani, Luca “Rampikino” Maspes, Mattia Locatelli and Natale Villa were active ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Brakk Zang, Ganyips
Brakk Zang, Ganyips. From June 28 to July 5, Pep Masip and I put up a new route on the southeast face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Diran, Ascent
Diran, Ascent. Adrian Burgess and Rob Ziegler made the first American ascent of Diran (23,838') on July 10. The mountain was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Various Activity
Nanga Parbat, Various Activity. 1998 will be remembered by many for Nanga Parbat’s (8125m) exceptional generosity. Of the six expeditions, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat, Ascent
Nanga Parbat, Ascent. Our summit day, July 21, saw a multi-national group from three different expeditions depart CIV at about 4 a....
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Caucasus, Mt. Dalar, North Face, and Traverse
Mt. Dalar, North Face, and Traverse. From August 9-13, a team led by V. Ivanov, together with I. Afanasiev, I. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Caucasus, Chegem Valley, Ice Climbing Exploration
Chegem Valley, Ice Climbing Exploration. In February, an ice climbing expedition led by Alexander Kopylov made a reconnaissance of waterfall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Caucasus, Mt. Donguz-Orun, North Face, Descent by Ski and Snowboard
Mt. Donguz-Orun, North Face, Descent by Ski and Snowboard. Mt. Donguz-Orun (“Mountain over the Lake of Pigs,” 4468m), a spectacular ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Caucasus, Mt. Elbrus, Refuge of 11 Hut Fire
Mt. Elbrus, Refuge of 11 Hut Fire. The Refuge of 11—the famous high-altitude hut on Mount Elbrus—was completely destroyed by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Caucasus, Mt. Erydag, Northwest Face
Mt. Erydag, Northwest Face. A team of the Dagestan Republic Rescue Service, led by V. Sogokon and comprising A. Goriaev ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Tadjikistan, Fanskie Mountains, Various Ascents
Fanskie Mountains, Various Ascents. A lot of famous mountains and good technical routes were climbed in August in the Fanskie ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Tadjikistan, Fanskie Mountains, Note on the Various Climbing Championships of the C.I.S.
Note on the Various Climbing Championships of the C.I.S. The Russian Mountaineering Federation was established in 1982. Preceding and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kazakhstan, Dzhungaria Ala-Tau, Various Ascents
Dzhungaria Ala-Tau, Various Ascents. It was reported that British guide Nick Parks traveled to the rarely visited Dzhungaria (Dzhungarskiy) Ala-Tau, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kazakhstan, Tien-Shan, Central Tien Shan, Overview
Central Tien Shan, Overview. The weather during the 1998 season in the Central Tien-Shan (Khan-Tengri/Pobeda region), typified by a lot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999