American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
North America, United States, Utah, Remote Southern Areas, Indian Creek, Various Activity
Indian Creek, Various Activity. In Indian Creek, there is ever more development, little of which gets reported. Previously unreported is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Remote Southern Areas, Valley of the Gods
Valley of the Gods. In March, on the Seven Drunken Sailors formation, Mike Baker and Leslie Henderson established Borracho Grande (5.9 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Various Ascents
Zion, Various Ascents. A major route was established across from Angels Landing, between Weeping Rock and Touchstone. Beyond the Pale (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, The Sentinel, Brown-Eyed Girl
The Sentinel, Brown-Eyed Girl. In late April, a certain Montana boy (who wishes to remain anonymous) and Joel Nolte climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Traverse of West Temple and Towers of the Virgin
Traverse of West Temple and Towers of the Virgin. On the spring equinox, Dan Stih and I made a complete ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Enchainment
Zion, Enchainment. It was reported that in April, Mike Pennings and Jeff Hollenbaugh linked the routes Touchstone Wall, Space Shot, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Mt. Kinesava, Arrakis
Mt. Kinesava, Arrakis. In early October, Dan Gambino and I climbed a new route on the southwest face of Mt. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Emerald Star Mountain, Leaving Llamaland
Emerald Star Mountain, Leaving Llamaland. From May 30-June 3, Amanda Tarr established the route Leaving Llamaland (V+ 5.7 A2+, 1,000') on Emerald ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, West Temple, Back Where It all Begins
West Temple, Back Where it All Begins. On April 10, John Rzyczecki and I started a new route on the southeast ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon, Lucifer's Tooth, New Route
Oak Creek Canyon, Lucifer’s Tooth, New Route. In late December, Ned Overs and I established a new line on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Arizona, Boboquivari Peak, Babo Heads
Boboquivari Peak, Babo Heads. In January, I soloed Babo Heads (IV 5.11 a) on the south face of Boboquivari Peak. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States Colorado, Colorado National Monument, Various Ascents
Colorado National Monument, Various Ascents. Over the Edge Spire was climbed by its west face via Child’s Play (II 5.8+...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Colorado National Monument, Western Colorado, Various Ascents
Western Colorado, Various Ascents. On August 4, Jesse Harvey, Pat Goodman and I made the first ascent of a yummy 350-foot ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Big Dominquez Canyon, Thor Canyon, Various Ascents
Thor Canyon, Various Ascents. Big Dominquez Canyon is located on the Uncompahgre Plateau near Unaweep Canyon southeast of Grand Junction. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Various Ascents
Rocky Mountain National Park, Various Ascents. Tricky to describe what started it, but the 1998 summer season in RMNP saw a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
Rocky Mountain National Park, Various Ascents
The summer of 1998 was a productive one for new route activity in Rocky Mountain National Park. At least 20 new routes ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, Four Pitches, 24 Hours
Longs Peak, Four Pitches, 24 Hours. In the first week of September, Mic Follari and I completed a new route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, The Diamond, Left for Dead
Longs Peak, The Diamond, Left For Dead. During the first week of August, Shane Wayker and I finished a new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, Lower East Face, Babies 'R' Us
Longs Peak, Lower East Face, Babies ‘R’ Us. Babies ‘R’ Us (III 5.12a) is a five-pitch route on the Lower ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Ships Prow, Sarchasm
Ships Prow, Sarchasm. As reported in last year’s volume, Pat Adams and Jim Redo climbed the three-pitch Bologna Pony (5.12...
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Climbs And Expeditions
1999