American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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529 Records

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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
South America, Bolivia, Condoriri Group, Cabeza de Condor, New Route
Cabeza de Condor, New Route. In August, 1996, Erik Monasterio (Bolivia/New Zealand) and Jared Ogden (U.S.) climbed a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Bolivia, Southern Cordillera Real, Tiquimani, New Route
Tiquimani, New Route. In August, 1997, Spaniard Pere Vilarasau soloed the imposing Tiquimani in an impressive five hours round-trip. The 5519-meter ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Chile, Central Andes, Tupungato, South Face
Tupungato, South Face. It was reported that on January 6, 1997, Christiane Herrmann, Olaf Hollik and Frank Kostrovn climbed the south face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Chile, Central Andes, Cerro Giobbi and Cerro Centinela, First Ascents
Cerro Giobbi and Cerro Centinela, First Ascents. I decided to take a sabbatical to guide young climbers to unexplored mountain ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
South America, Chile, Argentine Patagonia, Various Ascents, and Second Ascent of Condorito
Argentine Patagonia, Various Ascents, and Second Ascent of Condorito. (This account complements the brief notes in last year’s volume, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Various Ascents
Antarctic Peninsula, Various Ascents. It was reported that in February, 1997, Greg Mortimer led an Australian team that made a number ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Antarctica, Mt. Shinn, Northeast Face
Mt. Shinn, Northeast Face. It was reported that Ralph Dujmovits led a four-member team that made the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Africa, Mali, Hombori Tondo, General Overview
Hombori Tondo, General Overview. Le Main de Fatima is the best-known feature of the many huge sandstone “mesas” that populate ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Africa, Mali, Kaga Tondo, Solucao Suicida, Various Ascents
Kaga Tondo, Solucao Suicida. Various Ascents. It was reported that from June 6-13, three Brazilians (Márcio Bruno, Eliseu Frechou ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Africa, Mali, Le Main de Fatima, Various Ascents
Le Main de Fatima, Various Ascents. It was reported that the British team of Grant Farquar, Louise Thomas and Mike “...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Kang Yazé, Free Tibet
Kang Yazé, Free Tibet. It was reported that in the summer of 1997, Pedro Rodriguez and Javier Perandones put up the 1000...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Meru, Attempt
Meru, Attempt. It was reported that Nick Bullock, Julian Cartwright, Jamie Fisher and Owain Jones (all U.K.) attempted the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Kedar Dome, East Face, The Sunrise Pillar
Kedar Dome, East Face, The Sunrise Pillar. It was reported that Polish climbers Janusz Golab and two friends repeated Martin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Srikanta, North Ridge
Srikanta, North Ridge. It was reported that in September, 1997, an all-woman’s team from Uttarkashi climbed Srikanta (6133m), the western-most ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Suitilla, Attempt
Suitilla, Attempt. It was reported that a five-member team from Bombay attempted the “Peak of Needles,” unclimbed Suitilla (6373m), via ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Gepang Goh, Southeast Flanks
Gepang Goh, Southeast Flanks. It was reported that an Indian Army team climbed a new route on Gepang Goh in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Gya, Mistaken Attempt, and Other Ascents
Gya, Mistaken Attempt, and Other Ascents. It was reported that three expeditions attempted this unclimbed peak in 1997. In April, Arum ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Kula, First Ascent
Kula, First Ascent. It was reported that Kula (a.k.a. Chalung, 6546m) was climbed for the first time by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, India, Ladakh, Pologongka, First Ascent
Pologongka, First Ascent. It was reported that Britons Mike Ratty, Richard Law and Trevor Willis, plus their LO, Narindar Chakula, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Hainablak, East Tower, Attempt
Hainablak East Tower, Attempt. (This account clarifies an inaccurate report from last year’s volume; see 1998 AAJ, pp. 321-322.) On ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Hushe Region, Beatrice, Southeast Face
Beatrice, Southeast Face. In last year’s volume (p. 327), the two 1997 British routes on Beatrice were reported. We now have ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Pakistan, Hushe Region, Ghulam Tower, Giorgio Lorenzo
Ghulam Tower, Giorgio Lorenzo. It was reported that the four-man team of Riccardo Milani, Adriano Selva, Andrea Spandri and Natale ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Khan Tengri, Attempt, Tragedy, and New Route
Khan Tengri, Attempt, Tragedy, and New Route. It was reported that Yuri Krasnoukhov was attempting the standard route on Khan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Tibet, Chola Shan, Chola Shan Range, Various Ascents
Chola Shan Range, Various Ascents. In July and August, 1997, Joanne Jeske and I traveled widely throughout Kham, the old eastern ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Tibet, Qionglai Shan, Qionglai Range, Various Ascents
Qionglai Range, Various Ascents. In late August, 1997,I returned to the Siguniang Shan area of the Qionglai Range, on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, Tibet, Qionglai Shan, Gurla Range, Ascents and Other Activity
Gurla Range, Ascents and Other Activity. Our team consisted of Tom Simons, Quinn Simons, Soren Peters and myself as guide. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, China, Chinese Tien Shan, Geregeer Mustagh, First Ascent
Geregeer Mustagh, First Ascent. It was reported that in the summer of 1997, a joint Academic Alpine Club of Shizuoka and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Asia, China, Chinese Karakoram, Aghil Mountains, Various Ascents
Aghil Mountains, Various Ascents. New Zealanders John Cocks, Kristen Foley, Tom Davies, John Wild, Dave Ellis, Dominic Hammond and John ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Washington, North Cascades, Thunder Peak, East Ridge
Thunder Peak, East Ridge. Thunder Peak is an 8,800-foot satellite of Mount Logan in the North Cascades. Its 2,000-foot east ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Washington, North Cascades, Pasayten Wilderness, General Sherman, East Face
General Sherman, East Face. On May 31, Billie Butterfield, Dave LeBlanc, Juan Esteban Lira, Natala Goodman and I climbed an outrigger ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Oregon, Mt. Hood, South Face
Mt. Hood, South Face. A new route was put up on Mt. Hood in Oregon on September 19. Two separate lines ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, American Safe Climbing Association, Activity Report
American Safe Climbing Association, Activity Report. With a huge lift from the American Alpine Club, the American Safe Climbing Association ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Various Activity
Yosemite Valley, Various Activity. Dean Potter, in outlandishly bold style, made a new solo speed record of the Regular route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, El Niño, Second Ascent
El Capitan, El Niño, Second Ascent. In the meadow, on a clear fresh October afternoon, Patrick “Patch” Hammond and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Free Rider
El Capitan, Free Rider. On September 21, Peter Janschek and I finished a free ascent of Free Rider. We swapped every ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Highway To Hell
El Capitan, Highway To Hell. Gabor Berecz and I, both from Munich, spent a few weeks again this year in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Heavy Metal and Tinker Toys
El Capitan, Heavy Metal and Tinker Toys. In August, Boulos Ayad, Tyson Hausdoerffer and I managed to establish an 11-pitch ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Ned's Excellent Adventure
El Capitan, Ned’s Excellent Adventure. In the sweltering heat of early August, Warren Hollinger and I established a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Reticent Wall, Solo Ascent
Reticent Wall, Solo Ascent. Tomaž Humar (Slovenia) climbed El Capitan’s Reticent Wall (VI 5.9 A5, 850m) solo, finishing on October 26 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Porcelain Wall, Sky Is Falling
Porcelain Wall, Sky Is Falling. In late July, Eric Kohl and I established a new line on the left side ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999