American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Looking for Mo
Looking for Mo. Daniel Duane. Farrar, Straus and Giroux: New York, 1998. 230 pages. $22.00. Looking for Mo is Duane’s first book ...
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Book Reviews
1999
A.A.C., Alaska Section
AAC, Alaska Section. The year began in February with an ice-climbing seminar in Eagle River Valley in which more than 35 ...
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Club Activities
1999
A.A.C., Cascade Section
AAC, Cascade Section. A number of exciting things happened in 1998 with the goal of revitalizing the Cascade Section in 1999. We ...
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Club Activities
1999
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. A unique gathering of people interested in the many issues concerning mountaineering in Tibet occurred in Portland ...
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Club Activities
1999
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section. As we moved closer to the end of the 20th century, 1998 gave us some disconcerting glimpses ...
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Club Activities
1999
A.A.C., Central Rockies Section
AAC, Central Rockies Section. This has been a progressive and prosperous year for the Central Rockies Section. The 1997 Section Banquet ...
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Club Activities
1999
A.A.C., South Central Section
AAC, South Central Section. Texas rock climbers from Austin, San Antonio, Dallas and Houston climbing clubs have been working with ...
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Club Activities
1999
A.A.C., New York Section
AAC, New York Section. The year 1998 will be remembered for a number of significant events. In January, a group of 14 ...
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Club Activities
1999
A.A.C., New England Section
AAC, New England Section. 1998 saw the beginning of a renewal of the Section as a more cohesive social entity and, ...
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Club Activities
1999
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Seattle Mountaineers climbing program, under the leadership of Barbara McCann, continued with expansion of its traditional alpine ...
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Club Activities
1999
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. Problems with governmental agencies proliferated in 1998. The Oregon State Marine Board continued its vendetta to classify, regulate and ...
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Club Activities
1999
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. Membership and enthusiasm continue to grow as the Arizona Mountaineering Club enters its 35th year. The membership, ...
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Club Activities
1999
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. Dartmouth climbers pulled down harder than ever before in New England, out west and beyond this year. ...
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Club Activities
1999
Harry C. McDade, M.D., 1924-1997
HARRY C. MCDADE, M.D. 1924-1997 In last year’s In Memoriam, Bill Putnam tells well of Harry McDade’s ...
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In Memoriam
1999
Ichiro Yoshizawa, 1903-1998
ICHIRO YOSHIZAWA 1903-1998 Ichiro Yoshizawa, a member of The American Alpine Club and one of Japan’s most distinguished mountaineers ...
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In Memoriam
1999
Bernard Pierre, 1920-1997
BERNARD PIERRE 1920-1997 Bernard Pierre was bom in Chelles, France, became a doctor of law and a graduate of the ...
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In Memoriam
1999
Harry Hoyt, 1924-1997
HARRY HOYT 1924-1997 Harry Hoyt was bom June 20, 1924, in Grinnell, Iowa. Since he suffered from asthma, he was sent as ...
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In Memoriam
1999
Henry Cecil John Hunt, 1910-1999
HENRY CECIL JOHN HUNT 1910-1999 Lord Hunt, who led the successful British expedition that made the first ascent of Everest, ...
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In Memoriam
1999
Luther Gerald Jerstad, 1936-1998
LUTHER GERALD JERSTAD 1936-1998 Lute Jerstad possessed a magical quality bom of the mountains that affected all those around him. ...
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In Memoriam
1999
Ned Gillette, 1945-1998
NED GILLETTE 1945-1998 “Ned left me and a lot of us with the courage, passion and imagination to push on, ...
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In Memoriam
1999
Francys Distefano-Arsentiev, 1958-1998, Serguei Anatolievich Arsentiev, 1958-1998
FRANCYS DISTEFANO-ARSENTIEV 1958-1998 SERGUEI ANATOLIEVICH ARSENTIEV 1958-1998 About five years ago, Francys Distefano, a long-time member of the Telluride community ...
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In Memoriam
1999
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Second Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
Canada: I would like to start by thanking Geoff Powter for compiling the Canadian incidents for the 1998 edition. He took ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1999
Stranded, Darkness, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Weeping Wall
STRANDED, DARKNESS, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Weeping Wall On March 7 at 2200, Jasper wardens received a report of stranded ice climbers ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Failure to Follow Route, Overdue, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, OVERDUE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda Two climbers were two days overdue on the Skyladder route ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska On May 13, D. B. reported a climbing accident to ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rappel, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain
FALL ON RAPPEL, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain On June 21, a party of two had completed the first ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Avalanche, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Mount Edith Cavell
AVALANCHE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Mount Edith Cavell On June 28, two climbers ascended the East Ridge of Mount ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska
FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska On July 5, Kananaskis Emergency Services were notified by D. S. of a ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay-Lowering, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Heart Creek, Kananaskis Country
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY-LOWERING Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Heart Creek, Kananaskis Country On July 18, M. P. was climbing at the ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Falling Rock, Off Route, Stranded, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis
FALLING ROCK, OFF ROUTE, STRANDED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis On July 26, a party of two attempted Greenwood Route (III, 5.7) ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Falling Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Fay
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Fay On August 2, a party of three were climbing the center ice bulge on ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Stranded, Off Route, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Edith
STRANDED, OFF ROUTE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Edith On August 5, two climbers were attempting the South Ridge (II, 5.4) of ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Overdue, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Mount Geraldine
OVERDUE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Mount Geraldine Two inexperienced climbers read the route description for Mount Geraldine in ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Falling Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria On August 12, a party of two were starting early up the North Ridge ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled, No Hard Hat, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Back-of-the-Lake Crag
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Back-of-the-Lake Crag On August 30, T. R. was leading “I ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out—Piton, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ha Ling Peak
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT-PITON Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ha Ling Peak On September 12, J. M., F. K. and S. ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Falling Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Goat Mountain
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Goat Mountain On September 14 M.D.L.C. was climbing with D. C. on a ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay—Rope Too Short, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Back of the Lake Crag
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY-ROPE TOO SHORT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Back of the Lake Crag On September 15, after completing Imaginary ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Avalanche, Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Dennis
AVALANCHE, FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Dennis On March 14, a party of three were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Grays Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Grays Peak Two climbers departed the Gibson Lake parking lot in ...
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Accident Reports
1999