American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
The Stanford Alpine Club: Featuring the Photography of Tom Frost, Henry Kendall, and Leigh Ortenburger
The Stanford Alpine Club: Featuring the Photography of Tom Frost, Henry Kendall, and Leigh Ortenburger. John Rawlings. Foreword by Steve ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Mystery, Beauty, and Danger: The Literature of the Mountains and Mountain Climbing Published in English before 1946
Mystery, Beauty, and Danger: The Literature of the Mountains and Mountain Climbing Published in English before 1946. Robert Hicks Bates, Ph....
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Book Reviews
2001
El Capitan: Historical Feats and Radical Routes
El Capitan: Historical Feats and Radical Routes. Daniel Duane. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. 35 black-and-white photos. 143 pages. $24.95. The endpapers of Dan ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Teewinot
Teewinot. Jack Turner. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000. 248 pages. $24.95.
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Book Reviews
2001
Stone Palaces
Stone Palaces. Geofrey Childs. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2000. 217 pages. $22.95. Teewinot and Stone Palaces are of a similar literary genre. They ...
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Book Reviews
2001
History of the Great Mountaineering Adventures
History of the Great Mountaineering Adventures. Stefano Ardito. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 2000. 490 color photos, 200 black-and-white photos, 8 color maps, 50 illustrations. 320 pages. $48.00. When ...
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Book Reviews
2001
A Fine Kind of Madness: Mountain Adventures Tall and True
A Fine Kind of Madness: Mountain Adventures Tall and True. Laura and Guy Waterman. Seattle: Mountaineers Books, 2000. 192 pages. $16.95. That first ...
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Book Reviews
2001
A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya
A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya. Stephen Venables. London: Hutchinson, 2000. Hardcover. 208 pages (copy reviewed). And New York: Thunder’...
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Book Reviews
2001
Regions of the Heart: The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves
Regions of the Heart: The Triumph and Tragedy of Alison Hargreaves, by David Rose and Ed Douglas (National Geographic Press, $25), ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest, by Beck Weathers (Villard, $24.95). The story of Weathers' survival on Everest in 1996 ...
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Book Reviews
2001
The Eiger: Vertical Arena
The Eiger: Vertical Arena. Edited by Daniel Anker (Mountaineers Books, $32.95). Anker has collected 17 climbers’ views in this profusely illustrated history.
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Book Reviews
2001
Everest: Alone at the Summit
Everest: Alone at the Summit. Stephen Venables (Thunders Mouth Press, $14.95). First American edition of Venables’ climb of the Kangshung Face ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Across the Frozen Himalaya
Across the Frozen Himalaya, by Harish Kohli (Indus Publishing, New Delhi) describes a 2000-kilometer ski traverse from the Karakoram Pass ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Denali: A Literary Anthology
Denali: A Literary Anthology, edited by Bill Sherwonit (Mountaineers Books, $18.95), is a new volume that collects a variety of literary ...
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Book Reviews
2001
Shishapangma: The Alpine-Style Ascent of the South-West Face
Shishapangma: The Alpine-Style Ascent of the South-West Face, by Doug Scott and Alex MacIntyre (Mountaineers Books, $19.95), was the winner of ...
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Book Reviews
2001
The Mountaineering Club of Alaska
The Mountaineering Club of Alaska. The Mountaineering Club of Alaska swelled to over 650 members in 2000. The club offered 34 hiking and ...
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Club Activities
2001
The Alpine Club of Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada. The highlight of 2000 was the Mount Alberta climbing and trekking program held in commemoration of ...
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Club Activities
2001
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers’ Seattle climbing program, under the leadership of Ron Eng, has maintained its traditional focus on alpine ...
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Club Activities
2001
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. Jeff Alzner led the K2000 Expedition to the North Ridge of K2 in the summer. The climb ...
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Club Activities
2001
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. Through its Climbing Committee, chaired by Don Erickson, The Mazamas of Portland, Oregon, offers comprehensive mountaineering education from ...
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Club Activities
2001