American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section. In 2000, the Sierra Nevada Section offered members a variety of ways to network with other climbers ...
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Club Activities
2001
The Arizona Mountaineering Club
The Arizona Mountaineering Club. During the year 2000, the Arizona Mountaineering Club’s membership base reached 596. The club continued its traditional ...
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Club Activities
2001
A.A.C., Central Rockies Section
AAC, Central Rockies Section. The Central Rockies Section was a sponsor of the Ouray Ice Festival 2000, held on January 14-16. ...
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Club Activities
2001
A.A.C., North Central Section
AAC, North Central Section. The North Central Section is continuing to try to “get its feet” on the ground after ...
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Club Activities
2001
A.A.C., New York Section
AAC, New York Section. The new millennium began inauspiciously. Unseasonably warm weather in early January threatened to make our 15th ...
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Club Activities
2001
A.A.C., New England Section
AAC, New England Section. We had 82 members and guests in attendance at the Section’s 5th Annual Black Tie Dinner—...
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Club Activities
2001
Donald Hubbard, 1900-2000
DONALD HUBBARD 1900-2000 Donald Hubbard, whose achievements as a rock climber and alpinist spanned nearly half a century, died of ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Lloyd A. Anderson, 1902-2000
LLOYD A. ANDERSON 1902-2000 Lloyd A. Anderson, an American Alpine Club member since 1942 and the founder of Recreational Equipment Inc., ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Glenn Exum, 1911-2000
GLENN EXUM 1911-2000 Nothing defined Glenn Exum as enduringly as the harmonies that filled his life. They touched his passion ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Jules M. Eichorn, 1912-2000
JULES M. EICHORN 1912-2000 Sierra pioneer Jules Marquard Eichom, a 66-year member of the American Alpine Club, died February 15 after ...
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In Memoriam
2001
David Ross Brower, 1912-2000
DAVID ROSS BROWER 1912-2000 Cancer claimed David Brower on November 5. During October, in pain and knowing that only weeks were ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Paul Thomas Doherty, 1919-2000
PAUL THOMAS DOHERTY 1919-2000 The “Old Fish Cop” left this world from his home in Gorham, New Hampshire, on June 18, ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Peter Limmer, Jr., 1920-2000
PETER LIMMER, JR. 1920–2000 While not a member of the American Alpine Club, Peter, as assistant to his late father and ...
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In Memoriam
2001
George Irving Bell, 1926-2000
GEORGE IRVING BELL 1926–2000 When George Bell, who made significant first ascents in the Andes and the Karakoram, died on May 28, ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Gilbert J. Roberts, M.D., 1934-2000
GILBERT J. ROBERTS, M.D. 1934-2000 Gil Roberts, a fine expedition mountaineer from the 1950s and 1960s, died on July 15, 2000, ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Charles Marshall Pratt, 1939-2000
CHARLES MARSHALL PRATT 1939-2000 Ah, Chuck, Chuck, so lately here, so soon gone. How can I be writing this? You, ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Laura Evans, 1949-2000
LAURA EVANS 1949-2000 As I approached the summit of Mt. Aconcagua, Laura Evans raised her arms to the sky. She ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Charles "Chuck" Wade Comstock, 1960-2000
CHARLES “CHUCK” WADE COMSTOCK 1960-2000 Let’s just split right here, Roman. I got a stove and a cook pot, ...
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In Memoriam
2001
David Duane Paisley, 1961-2000
DAVID DUANE PAISLEY 1961–2000 Colorado Springs-based professional guide and mountaineer David Paisley died May 31 as the result of a crevasse fall ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Seth Shaw, 1962-2000
SETH SHAW 1962-2000 Seth Thomas “ST” Shaw and Tim Wagner had successfully climbed a new route on the east face/...
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In Memoriam
2001