American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Tenaya Canyon, New Route
Tenaya Canyon, New Route. While some Club members are painting their names across the skies above the world’s great ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Peak 4151, South Face
Peak 4151, South Face. Mt. Corcoran consists of four widely separated summits along the Sierra crest. The southernmost peak, a.k....
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Temple Crag, Backside of Beyond
Temple Crag, Backside of Beyond. Temple Crag has a hidden face. Last October, when the Celestial Arêtes retreated behind ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Nevada, Rainbow Wall, The Big Payback
Rainbow Wall, The Big Payback. Tony Sartin, Dave Evans, and I started The Big Payback (5.10 A3, 11 pitches) in April, 1997. We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Nevada, Rainbow Wall, Various Activity
Rainbow Wall, Various Activity. The Rainbow Wall in Red Rocks, Nevada, is the closest thing to a big wall you ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Wasatch Range, Ski Traverse
Wasatch Range, Ski Traverse. It was reported that Doug Byerly, Jon Allen and Lome Glick made perhaps the first “high ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Moab Area, Ron's Tower, First Ascent
Ron’s Tower, First Ascent. This tower was climbed by Steve Anderson, Bill Duncan, and Matt Simpson at II 5.8 A2...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Moab Area, Various Ascents
Moab Area, Various Ascents. Kevin Chase, Tom Gilje, and Tait Rees made the first ascent of the lone tower located ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Moab Area, River Road Area, Various Ascents
River Road Area, Various Ascents. Along the River Road (east of Moab), O’Grady (5.12+) was climbed in September by Jay ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Moab Area, Various Ascents
Moab Area, Various Ascents. Sunshine Wall is an exciting Wingate buttress bordering the northern reaches of Salt Valley, just north ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Moab Area, The Nuns, Various Activity
The Nuns, Various Activity. Three new routes were established on The Nuns in Castle Valley. Bad Habit (5.11) climbs the east ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Moab Area, Lighthouse Tower, Free Ascent
Lighthouse Tower, Free Ascent. On October 24, Bill Wright, George Bell, John Prater and Ken Leiden made the first recorded free ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Arches National Park, Hot Wheels Tower, Funny Car
Hot Wheels Tower, Funny Car. In the Windows area of Arches National Park, Brad Bond rope-soloed the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Arches National Park, The Penguins, New Route
The Penguins, New Route. On the west side of the Penguins, Todd Gordon, Mary Ann Loehr and Margie Floyd established ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, Various Ascents
Fisher Towers, Various ascents. The Minotaur saw a first ascent (IV 5.9+ C2) by Lisa Raleigh and Duane Raleigh in five-and-a-half ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Mystery Towers, Various Ascents
Mystery Towers, Various Ascents. In March, in the remote Mystery Towers just east of Fisher Towers, Keith Reynolds and Alan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Canyonlands National Park, Monument Basin, Meemohive, Captain Pugwash
Monument Basin, Meemohive, Captain Pugwash. Dave Levine and I visited Monument Basin in April and, after attempting to free the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Canyonlands National Park, Tristin's Tower, Airport Tower, Ascents
Tristin’s Tower, Airport Tower, Ascents. Tristin’s Tower in the Lockhart Basin area of Canyonlands was climbed by John ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Canyonlands National Park, Green River Area, Felony Tower
Green River Area, Felony Tower. This area is outside of the Park but approached via the Horsethief Trail road. Jim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Remote Southern Areas, Rims Recreation Area, Various Ascents
Rims Recreation Area, Various Ascents. Thirty miles south of Moab (via U.S. 191) is the BLM’s Rims Recreation Area, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999