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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
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kazakhstan, Tien-Shan, Development of the Anatoli Boukreev Memorial Fund, and Khan Tengri, Attempt
Development of the Anatoli Boukreev Memorial Fund, and Khan Tengri, Attempt. Anatoli Boukreev was one of the great high-altitude climbers ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kazakhstan, Tien-Shan, Khan Tengri, North Face, New Route
Khan Tengri, North Face, New Route. There are 12 existing routes on Khan Tengri (7010m) that lead to the summit from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Pamir-Alai, Laylak and Karavshin Regions, Clarification
Laylak and Karavshin Regions, Clarification. Vladimir Kopylov, co-author with Paola Sicouri of Forbidden Mountains, notes that C.I.S. climbers ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Laylak Region, Ak-Su North Peak, North Face, Various Ascents
Ak-Su North Peak, North Face, Various Ascents. The Laylak Ak-Su region is still one of the most attractive climbing regions ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Laylak Region, Ak-Su North Peak, First Winter Ascents
Ak-Su North Peak, First Winter Ascents. The winter season of 1998-’99 saw the first two winter ascents of the enormous ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Laylak Region, Iskander, South Face, New Route
Iskander, South Face, New Route. A. Zhiltsov led a Tatarstan Republic team of N. Akifiev and A. Akhmadiev on a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.),Kyrgyzstan, Laylak Region, Admiralteets, Bashkirov Route
Admiralteets, Bashkirov Route. From July 27-30, M. Mikhaylov (leader), V. Akimov, A. Molotov, A. Puchinin and A. Chernov, all from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Laylak Region, Ortochasma Valley, Exploration, and Ascents in the Karavshin
Ortochasma Valley, Exploration, and Ascents in the Karavshin. On our latest climbing trips we have always tried to visit unpublished ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Peak Gorniak, Third Ascent
Peak Gomiak, Third Ascent. Peak Gomiak (5013m) is difficult to get to without a helicopter. It takes two days and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Various Ascents
Karavshin Region, Various Ascents. We (Robert Lange, Bettina Boehmer, Mathias Engelien from Germany and Will Stites from the U.S.) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Various Ascents
Karavshin Region, Various Ascents. On August 5, Guy Edwards, Hermien Freriksen, Brian Webster, Kevin Christakos and I (Canada) flew from Bishkek, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Akshirak and Pamir Alai Ranges, Various Ascents
Akshirak and Pamir Alai Ranges, Various Ascents. In July, Chris Seashore, Carol Petrelli, Blase Reardon and I went to the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, Karavshin Region, Korzhenievskovo Valley, Various Ascents
Korzhenievskovo Valley, Various Ascents. From July 2 to August 22, Rowland Barker, Steven Carter, Hamish Downer, Mark Stevenson and I visited the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, West Kokshaal-Tau, Kizil Asker Area, Various Ascents
Kizil Asker Area, Various Ascents. In 1997, I traveled with an international team of five to the West Kokshaal-Tau range, the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, West Kokshaal-Tau, Kokshaal-Tau, Various Ascents
Kokshaal-Tau, Various Ascents. From July 18-August 26, the united team of Moscow district climbed in the West Kokshaal-Tau. The chief of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Kyrgyzstan, West Kokshaal-Tau, Chonturasu Glacier Area, Various Ascents
Chonturasu Glacier Area, Various Ascents. In September, Pat Littlejohn followed up his 1997 guided expedition to the Chonturasu Glacier at the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Tibet, Yebokangal Ri and Porong Ri, Ascents
Yebokangal Ri and Porong Ri, Ascents. We were Reinier Zuidhoff, leader; Hans Van Der Meulen, Wilco Van Rooijen, Cas Van ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Tibet, Nyangla Qen Tangla Shan Range, Sepu Kunglha Karpo Massif, Various Activity
Sepu Kunglha Karpo Massif, Various Activity. The Nyangla Qen Tangla Shan in Eastern Tibet is topped by Sepu Kangri (6950m). ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, China, Mustagh Ata, Gasherbrum II, and Other Activity in the Chinese Karakoram
Mustagh Ata, Gasherbrum II, and Other Activity in the Chinese Karakoram. Our expedition was co-led by Daniel Mazur and Jonathan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, China, Mt. Kongur, Attempt
Mt. Kongur, Attempt. Our group this year tried to climb Mt. Kongur (7719m) in the Kashgar Range. The extremely bad ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, China, Yunnan Province, Various Ascents
Yunnan Province, Various Ascents. In April, I traveled to northwest Yunnan province and made my way to the town of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, China, Sichuan, Lotus Flowers Mountain Range, Peak 5704m, First Ascent
Peak 5704m, First Ascent. The 5704-meter main peak of the Lotus Flowers mountain range (a.k.a. Zharha Latse, Mt. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
IMAX Everest
IMAX Everest. Produced by MacGillivary Freeman Films. Mountain footage filmed and directed by David Breashears. Camera assistant, Robert Schauer. Screened ...
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Book Reviews
1999
World Mountaineering: The World's Great Mountains by the World's Great Mountaineers
World Mountaineering: The World’s Great Mountains by the World’s Great Mountaineers. Audrey Salkeld, general editor. Forward by Christian ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Postcards from the Ledge: Collected Mountaineering Writings of Greg Child
Postcards from the Ledge: Collected Mountaineering Writings of Greg Child. Greg Child. Mountaineers Books: Seattle, 1998. 25 black-and-white photos. 224 pages. $22.95. Among the ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Fall of the Phantom Lord: Climbing and the Face of Fear
Fall of the Phantom Lord: Climbing and the Face of Fear. Andrew Todhunter. Anchor Books/Doubleday: New York, 1998. 272 pages. $23.95. What ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Souvenirs from High Places, a History of Mountain Photography
Souvenirs from High Places, A History of Mountain Photography. Joe Bensen. Mountaineers Books: Seattle. 151 color and black-and-white photos. 144 pages. $35.00. Souvenirs ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Eric Shipton: Everest & Beyond
Eric Shipton: Everest & Beyond. Peter Steele. The Mountaineers: Seattle, 1998. Black- and-white photographs. 280 pages. $24.95. Fans and friends of Eric Shipton will ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Addicted to Danger: A Memoir about Affirming Life in the Face of Death
Addicted to Danger: A Memoir about Affirming Life in the Face of Death. Jim Wickwire and Dorothy Bullit. Pocket Books: ...
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Book Reviews
1999
On Belay! The Life of Legendary Mountaineer Paul Petzoldt
On Belay! The Life of Legendary Mountaineer Paul Petzoldt. Raye C. Ringholz. Mountaineers Books: Seattle, 1998. 272 pages. $24.95. Paul Petzoldt is a ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Facing the Extreme: One Woman's Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival and Her Quest for the Summit
Facing the Extreme: One Woman’s Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival and Her Quest for the Summit. Ruth Ann ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Meeting the Mountains
Meeting the Mountains. Harish Kapadia. Indus Publishing Company, New Delhi, 1998. 49 black-and-white photos. 30 maps. 398 pages. $27 (Order directly from ; reference IN 01019.) We ...
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Book Reviews
1999
To the Summit: Fifty Mountains that Lure, Inspire, Challenge
To the Summit: Fifty Mountains that Lure, Inspire, Challenge. Joseph Poindexter. Black Dog & Leventhal Publishing: New York, 1998. 300 color photos. 320 pages. $39.98. ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Meditations on the Peaks: Mountain Climbing as a Metaphor for the Spiritual Quest
Meditations on the Peaks: Mountain Climbing as a Metaphor for the Spiritual Quest. Julius Evola, translated by Guido Stucco. Inner ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Distant Mountains
Distant Mountains. John Cleare. Discovery Channel Books: New York, 1998. 160 color photos. 173 pages. $35.00. “What beautiful names the mountains and glaciers have ...
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Book Reviews
1999
The High Life: A History of High-Altitude Physiology and Medicine
The High Life: A History of High-Altitude Physiology and Medicine. John B. West. Oxford University Press: London, 1998. $79.50. In 1979, when I ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Rock Prints: A Collection of Rock Climbing Photographs
Rock Prints: A Collection of Rock Climbing Photographs. Greg Epperson. Rock Prints Publishing: Bishop, CA. 1998. 81 black-and-white photographs. 96 pages. $35.00. Greg Epperson, ...
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Book Reviews
1999
Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Around Everest
Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Around Everest. Ed Douglas. Constable, England. 1997. 256 pages. $40.00. In Chomolungma Sings the Blues, Ed Douglas, editor ...
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Book Reviews
1999
The Quotable Climber: Literary, Humorous, Inspirational, and Fearful Moments in Climbing
The Quotable Climber: Literary, Humorous, Inspirational, and Fearful Moments in Climbing. Edited by Jonathan Waterman. The Lyons Press: New York, 1998. 20 ...
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Book Reviews
1999
An Ice Ax, a Camera, and a Jar of Peanut Butter
An Ice Ax, A Camera, and A Jar of Peanut Butter. Ira Spring. The Mountaineers Books: Seattle, 1998. 283 photos. 240 pages. $24.95. In 1930, ...
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Book Reviews
1999