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Asia, India, Lahaul, Peak 6111m. Ascent
Peak 6111m, Ascent. An Indian expedition led by Jyotrimay Dutta made an ascent of Peak 6111m in August. This peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, India, East Karakoram, Rimo IV and Migpa, Ascents and Tragedy
Rimo IV and Migpa, Ascents and Tragedy. An Indo-French Expedition went to the East Karakoram in July and August. Expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Nepal, Bureaucratic Developments
Nepal, Bureaucratic Developments. The Nepal Mountaineering Association has recommended that 15 new peaks be opened for climbing. Approval has been obtained ...
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Notes
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Upper Dolpo, Gautam Himal and Palchung Hamga Himal, Exploration, Previously Unreported
Gautam Himal and Palchung Hamga Himal, Exploration, Previously Unreported. One goal of our 1999 journey to Dolpo was to reveal the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Upper Dolpo, Changwatang and Nalakankar, First Ascents, and Exploration of the Chandi, Nalakankar and Takphu Himal
Changwatang and Nalakankar, First Ascents, and Exploration of the Chandi, Nalakankar and Takphu Himal. We were granted climbing permission for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Jongsang Peak, South Summit I, New Route and Tragedy
Jongsang Peak, South Summit I, New Route and Tragedy. The expedition, organized by the Alpine Association of Slovenia (PZS), had ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Annapurna, North Face, Reconnaissance
Annapurna, North Face, Reconnaissance. Four expeditions went to the north face of Annapurna I last spring and encountered constant and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Nilgiri Northeast, South Ridge, Asceng
Nilgiri Northeast, South Ridge, Ascent. On, April 5, the Groupe Militaire de Haute Montagne left for Nepal, returning to the Himalaya ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Annapurna III, South Ridge, Attempt
Annapurna III, South Ridge, Attempt. Six years after our first try on Annapurna III (7555m), we were back again. In 1994, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Manaslu, Northeast Face, First Solo Ascent
Manaslu, Northeast Face, First Solo Ascent. I left France on April 10. I diligently prepared my equipment in Kathmandu from the 11...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Mt. Everest in the Pre-Monsoon
Mt. Everest in the Pre-Monsoon. An unprecedented total number of teams, 57, managed to send an unprecedented number of people, 133, to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Everest, First Complete Ski Descent
Everest, First Complete Ski Descent. In the post-monsoon, Slovenian Davo Karnicar was the first person ever to descend by skis ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Ama Dablam, Possible Variation and Traverse
Ama Dablam, Possible Variation and Traverse. Ama Dablam (6812m) attracted 12 expeditions in the spring, 11 of which attempted the standard Southwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Kangtega, North Face, New Route
Kangtega, North Face, New Route. From May 20-28, Valeri Babanov established a new line on the north face of Kangtega (6799...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Lobuje East, East Face Couloir, Ascent and Observations
Lobuje East, East Face Couloir, Ascent and Observations. Andy Gresh and Steve Su climbed Lobuje East via the East Face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Kusum Kanguru, Southwest Buttress/Ridge, Variation
Buttress/Ridge, Variation. After alpine- style ascents of Cholatse and Lobuje East, Fredrick Wilkinson and I, both 20, descended to Thado ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Mera Peak Group, Ascent
Merci Peak Group, Ascent. In October, Michal Brunner, Jiri Svejda and I climbed the 1200- meter west face of a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, "Real" Mera Peak, Attempt
“Real” Mera Peak, Attempt. In the 22 years that the trekking-peak system has been in use in Nepal, the highest of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Peak 6571m, West Face
Peak 6571m, West Face. Peak 6571m in the Khumbu region lies six kilometers south of Ama Dablam and five kilometers ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Ganesh VI, First Ascent
Ganesh VI, First Ascent. Two members of a six-man Japanese team made what they believe was the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Danga II, First Ascent
Danga II, First Ascent. We set out from the airstrip at Suketar, some 60 kilometers southwest of Danga, on April 18. There ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Nepal, Western Nepal, Janak Himal, Jannu, Wall of Shadows, Ascent
Jannu, Wall of Shadows, Ascent. Athol Whimp and Andrew Lindblade made a rare alpine- style ascent of the north face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Tibet, Traverse of the Trans-Himalaya and Various Ascents
Traverse of the Trans-Himalaya and Various Ascents, Previously Unreported. Over seven weeks in the summer of 1996, Irene Oehninger and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Tibet, Targo Ri, First Ascent
Targo Ri, First Ascent. In October, Richard Cowper, Julian Freeman-Attwood and I made the first ascent of Targo Ri (ca. 6550...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Tibet, Mt. Joijin Kangsa, Ascent
Mt. Noijin Kangsa, Ascent. The Japan Teacher’s Party 2000 Noijin Kangsa expedition consisted of one person, Tadakiyo Sakahara. The goal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Tibet, MT. Chung Sang, Probable First Ascent
Mt. Chung Sang, Probable First Ascent. On September 2, Geoff Hornby, Susie Sammut and Simon Hall made the probable first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Tibet, Shishapangma, West Summit, New Route
Shishapangma, West Summit, New Route. Eduard Sánchez and I left Kathmandu on October 4, headed for the Langtang Valley. Accompanied ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Tibet, Cho Oyu and Shishapangma, Ascents
Cho Oyu and Shishapangma, Ascents. In August, I traveled to Tibet with three other friends from Telluride, Colorado: Andrew Sawyer, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Tibet, Exploration of Unclimbed Peaks in Tibet, and Mt. Zhemazhenyon, First Ascent
Exploration of Unclimbed Peaks in Tibet, and Mt. Zhemazhenyon, First Ascent. From summer to autumn of the last year of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, China, Tien Shan, Kokshaal-Tau, Attempts and Exploration
Kokshaal-Tau, Attempts and Exploration. I’d first learned of this area of China’s Tien Shan/Kokshaal-Tau range from a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, China, Tien Shan, Peak Kezi-Sel, Traverse, and Jamanjar, Attempt
Peak Kezi-Sel, Traverse, and Jamanjar, Attempt. After 14 days’ acclimatization in Kyrgyzstan in the Kichik Alai and Alai ranges, Andrei Lebedev (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, China, Kun Lun Shan, Shipton's Arch, First Ascent
Shipton’s Arch, First Ascent. In May, Sam Lightner, Nancy Feagin, Jeremy Schmidt, Gordon Wiltsie, and I went on a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, China, Kun Lun Shan, Chakragil, West Ridge
Chakragil, West Ridge. While taking advantage of a free week during a visit to the far reaches of Xinjiang Province ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, China, Kun Lun Shan, Mt. Mustagh Ata, East Ridge
Mt. Mustagh Ata, East Ridge. In 1994, Dan Waugh had seen and photographed the east ridge of Mustagh Ata (7546m) and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, China, Kun Lun Shan, Qong Muztag, First Ascent
Qong Muztag, First Ascent. The Waseda University Alpine Club of Tokyo sent an expedition to the Kun Lun Range of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, China, Kun Lun Shan, Jambeyang, Attempt
Jambeyang, Attempt. Jambeyang, throne to the Bodhisattva of learning, stands at the head of the Duron Valley. This unclimbed pyramid ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, China, Qionglai Mountains, Siguniang Region, Various Activity
Siguniang Region, Various Activity. In September, the American/Italian team of Craig and Silvia Luebben traveled to the Siguniang Mountains ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Borneo, Mount Kinabalu, Lows Gully, First Ascent
Mount Kinabalu, Lows Gully, First Ascent. Pep Soldevila, Carles Albesa, Xavier Fernández, and Xavier Vilella made the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Asia, Borneo, Mount Kinabalu, Lows Gully, Second Ascent
Mount Kinabalu, Lows Gully, Second Ascent. In 1998, Steve Long had joined a trip to descend Lows Gully beneath Mount Kinabalu. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography
Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography. Edited and compiled by Anthony Decaneas; Introduction by Clifford S. Ackley. Seattle: Mountaineers Books, 1999. 144 pages. $29.95. If ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest
Snow in the Kingdom: My Storm Years on Everest. Ed Webster. Eldorado Springs, Colorado: Mountain Imagery, 2000. 580 pages, color and black & ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Annapurna: 50 Years of Expeditions in the Death Zone
Annapurna: 50 Years of Expeditions in the Death Zone. Reinhold Messner. Seattle: Mountaineers Books. 173 pages. $24.95. There are other Annapurnas in men’...
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Book Reviews
2001
True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna
True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent of Annapurna. David Roberts. New York: Simon and Schuster. 229 pages. $24.00. True ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Climbing The World's 14 Highest Mountains: A History of the 8000-Meter Peaks
Climbing The World’s 14 Highest Mountains: A History of the 8000-Meter Peaks. Richard Sale, with photo editing by John Cleare. ...
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Book Reviews
2001
How the English Made the Alps
How the English Made the Alps. Jim Ring. London: John Murray, 2000. 16 pages of black- and-white photos. 298 pages. £19.99.
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Book Reviews
2001
Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps
Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps. Fergus Fleming. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2000. 16 pages of black-and-white photos. 398 pages. $26.00. By ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Hermann Buhl: Climbing without Compromise
Hermann Buhl: Climbing without Compromise. Reinhold Messner and Horst Hofler. Translated by Tim Carruthers. Seattle: Mountaineers Books, 2000. 205 pages. $24.95. Until this ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Voices from the Summit: The World's Great Mountaineers on the Future of Climbing
Voices from the Summit: The World’s Great Mountaineers on the Future of Climbing. Edited by Bernadette McDonald and John ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering
Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering. Chic Scott. Calgary: Rocky Mountain Books, 2000. Countless photographs. 440 pages. This author knows ...
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Book Reviews
2001
The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory
The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory. Peter and Leni Gillman. Seattle: Mountaineers Books, 2000. 329 pages. $27.95. Since the discovery of ...
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Book Reviews
2001