American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory & Irvine
Ghosts of Everest: The Search for Mallory & Irvine. Jochen Hemmleb, Larry A. Johnson, Eric R. Simonson, as told to William ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2000
The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mt. Everest
The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mt. Everest. Conrad Anker and David Roberts. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1999. 192 pages. $22.00. In 1924, ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2000
Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory
Last Climb: The Legendary Everest Expeditions of George Mallory. David Breashears and Audrey Salkeld. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1999. ...
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Book Reviews
2000
Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering
Life and Death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan Mountaineering. Sherry B. Ortner. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. 396 pages. $26.95. Life ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2000
30 Years of Climbing Magazine
30 Years of Climbing Magazine. Climbing Magazine. Carbondale, CO: Primedia, 1999. 337 pages. $18.95. The Best of Rock & Ice: An Anthology. Dougald MacDonald, Editor. ...
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Book Reviews
2000
High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Other Unforgiving Places
High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Other Unforgiving Places. David Breashears. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1999. 16 color photos. 309 ...
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Book Reviews
2000
Summit: Vittorio Sella, Mountaineer and Photographer, The Years 1879-1909
Summit: Vittorio Sella, Mountaineer and Photographer, The Years 1879-1909. Essays by Ansel Adams, David Brower, Greg Child, Paul Kalmes and ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2000
Patagonia: Images of a Wild Land
Patagonia: Images of a Wild Land. David Neilson. Emerald, Australia: Snowgum Press, 1999. Color and black-and-white photos. 96 pages. $37.50. Australian photographer David ...
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Book Reviews
2000
Sherman Exposed: Slightly Censored Climbing Stories
Sherman Exposed: Slightly Censored Climbing Stories. John Sherman. Seattle: Mountaineers Books, 1999. 238 pages. $24.95. Here we have John Sherman’s collected articles—30 ...
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Book Reviews
2000
Close Calls: Climbing Mishaps and Near-Death Experiences
Close Calls: Climbing Mishaps and Near-Death Experiences. John Long. Helena, MT: Falcon Publishing, 1999. 182 pages. $12.95. John Long is a Yosemite hardman ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2000
In Brief
Despite our general policy of not reviewing how-to manuals and guidebooks, at least two titles stand out as exceptional: Mark ...
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Book Reviews
2000
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section. Over the past two years, the Sierra Nevada Section has worked diligently to engage the National ...
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Club Activities
2000
AAC, Central Rockies Section
AAC, Central Rockies Section. Perhaps it’s the proximity of the AAC offices or just that Coloradoans are being drawn ...
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Club Activities
2000
AAC, North Central Section
AAC, North Central Section. The North Central Section covers Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota. In July, 1999, Scott ...
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Club Activities
2000
AAC, South Central Section
AAC, South Central Section. The South Central Section held an annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, on October 16. The newly elected ...
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Club Activities
2000
AAC, New York Section
AAC, New York Section. As the millennium approached, the New York Section could look back on 25 years of continued growth ...
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Club Activities
2000
AAC, New England Section
AAC, New England Section. Chris Dame and friends began 1999 by attaining the summit of Chile’s El Novado Juncal (6110m) ...
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Club Activities
2000
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. In February, Mark Miraglia and Dolly Lefever climbed the Northeast Ridge of Mt. Tasman in New ...
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Club Activities
2000
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers’ Seattle climbing program, under the leadership of Ron Eng, continues to maintain a long-standing focus on ...
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Club Activities
2000
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee, chaired by Gerald Itkin, scheduled 266 climbs, including 16 in winter. The Basic Climbing Committee, headed by ...
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Club Activities
2000
California Mountaineering Club
California Mountaineering Club. The California Mountaineering Club is now ten years old. We have nearly 300 members, mostly from southern California ...
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Club Activities
2000
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. The Arizona Mountaineering Club (AMC) increased its membership in 1999 to more than 500 and added new programs for ...
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Club Activities
2000
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club. 1999 was a busy year for The Colorado Mountain Club. The Club graduated 258 students in its technical ...
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Club Activities
2000
Marjory Bridge Farquhar, 1903-1999
MARJORY BRIDGE FARQUHAR 1903–1999 Marjory Farquhar, one of America’s outstanding pioneer women climbers, died in San Francisco on January 22 after ...
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In Memoriam
2000
Thomas Hughes Jukes, 1906-1999
THOMAS HUGHES JUKES 1906-1999 Tom Jukes was born in Hastings, England, in 1906 and died on November 1, 1999, in Berkeley, CA, after ...
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In Memoriam
2000
Paul Kiesow Petzoldt, 1908-1999
PAUL KIESOW PETZOLDT 1908-1999 Legendary mountaineer, educator and conservationist Paul Kiesow Petzoldt died in Maine on October 6. From the moment ...
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In Memoriam
2000
Harold L. Pinsch, 1917-1999
HAROLD L. PINSCH 1917-1999 The mountain rescue community, and in particular Olympic Mountain Rescue (OMR), lost a strong advocate and ...
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In Memoriam
2000
William D. Hackett, 1918-1999
WILLIAM D. HACKETT 1918–1999 Bill Hackett died in Portland from complications following heart surgery. Bill had a distinguished military career, a ...
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In Memoriam
2000
Henry W. Kendall, 1926-1999
HENRY W. KENDALL 1926-1999 Henry Kendall died during an underwater photography dive at Wakulla Springs, FL, on February 15. He suffered ...
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In Memoriam
2000
Charles Davis Hollister, 1936-1999
CHARLES DAVIS HOLLISTER 1936-1999 Charley Hollister was an inexhaustibly cheerful and upbeat person with a Will Rogers-like wit, an adolescent’...
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In Memoriam
2000
Alex Lowe, 1958-1999
“The best climber in the world is the one having the most fun!” —Alex Lowe By the time of his ...
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In Memoriam
2000
Yossi Brain, 1967-1999
YOSSI BRAIN 1967-1999 When trying to write of someone when they are gone, it becomes necessary to call up a ...
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In Memoriam
2000
Dave Bridges, 1970-1999
DAVE BRIDGES 1970-1999 “The only death you die is the death you die every day by not living. Dream big ...
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In Memoriam
2000
Necrology
Otto Titus Trott (1911-1999) Anderson Bakewell (1912-1999) Paul V. Livingston (1914-1999) Harold W. Stevenson (1921-1999) Ralph Johnson (1923-1999) Akio Horiuchi (1933...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2000
Accidents in North American Mountaineering — Fifty-Third Annual Report of the Safety Committees of the Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada
Canada: Many thanks to Rod Plasman for compiling last year’s accident information. The number of accidents that occurred in 1999 ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
2000
Falling Ice, Poor Position
On January 24 a party of three had begun the first of pitch Ice Nine, a water ice Grade 6 route. One ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2000
Off Route, Inadequate Equipment, Climbing Alone, Weather, Inexperience — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield, Mount Snowdome
OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, CLIMBING ALONE, WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield, Mount Snowdome J.R. (28) hitchhiked to ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Falling Ice, Fall on Ice — Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Wilson, Oh Le Tabernac
FALLING ICE, FALL ON ICE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Wilson, Oh Le Tabernac On March 17 the lead climber of ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Cornice Failure — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield, Mount Andromeda
CORNICE FAILURE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield, Mount Andromeda At approximately 0230 on May 30, two climbers (22 and 23) departed the climbers’ ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2000
Protection Pulled, Off Route — Alberta, Ha Ling Peak (Formerly Known as Chinaman's Peak)
PROTECTION PULLED, OFF ROUTE Alberta, Ha Ling Peak (formerly known as Chinaman's Peak) On July 6, two climbers set out on ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mounts Charlton and Unwin
WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mounts Charlton and Unwin On July 15, two inexperienced climbers (both 25) climbed Mount ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, and Stranded, Inexperience — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED, and STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca On July 19, a party ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Wrong Route, Inappropriate Equipment — Alberta, Banff National Park, Castle Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, WRONG ROUTE, INAPPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Banff National Park, Castle Mountain On July 27 a party of two began ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall in Crevasse — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield
FALL IN CREVASSE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield At 1840 on August 5, two climbers came off the Columbia Icefield to ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2000
Rockfall, Poor Position, Poor Judgment — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Edith Cavell
ROCKFALL, POOR POSITION, POOR JUDGMENT Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Edith Cavell On August 20, two climbers (F 43, M 54) began ascending ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Ice, Equipment Failure — Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Aberdeen
FALL ON ICE, EQUIPMENT FAILURE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Aberdeen On August 20, L.S. (40) was guiding K.B. (61) on ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Loose Rock, Fatigue — Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Victoria
FALL ON ROCK, LOOSE ROCK, FATIGUE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Victoria I (35) was climbing with two friends, H.N. (32) ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Handhold Pulled — Alberta, Mount Laurie (Yamnuska)
FALL ON ROCK, HANDHOLD PULLED Alberta, Mount Laurie (Yamnuska) On September 17, C.H. and C.S. were climbing “Grillmair Chimney” (5.5) ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Poor Position, Inexperience and Avalanche (Two Separate Accidents) — Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Waterfall
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, POOR POSITION, INEXPERIENCE and AVALANCHE (TWO SEPARATE ACCIDENTS) Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Waterfall These ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Snow, No Helmet, Climbing Alone — British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Mount Stanley
FALL ON SNOW, NO HELMET, CLIMBING ALONE British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Mount Stanley On August 6 a climber was reported ...
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Accident Reports
2000