American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Title Publication Year
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
Cameron Tague, 1967-2000
CAMERON TAGUE 1967-2000 On July 6, Cameron Tague slipped off of Broadway, the ledge system that splits the Diamond’s imposing ...
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In Memoriam
2001
Necrology
Robert C. Hind 1911–2000 Michelle Potkin 1956–2000 Adam Kloff 1972–2000 Brian Reagan 1972–2000 John Jackson 1976–2000
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Notes
2001
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Fourth Annual Report on the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the fifty-fourth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the twenty-third issue in which The Alpine Club ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
2001
Falling Ice, Poor Position, Alberta, Banff National Park, Louise Falls
CANADA FALLING ICE, POOR POSITION Alberta, Banff National Park, Louise Falls On January 20, a number of parties were climbing on ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Ice, Protection Failure—Ice Ax Tool, Alberta, Banff National Park, Wicked Wanda
FALL ON ICE, PROTECTION FAILURE-ICE AX TOOL Alberta, Banff National Park, Wicked Wanda F.B. (32) was leading the crux pitch ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Ice, Climbing on Thin Ice
On February 13, C.W. (26) and I, M.H. (38), were climbing The Sorcerer, a Grade V water ice climb. The first ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Snow, Avalanche (Twice), Poor Position, Late Start, Inadequate Equipment—Stove, Alberta, Lake Louise, Wapta Ice Field, Peyto Glacier Approach
FALL ON SNOW, AVALANCHE (TWICE), POOR POSITION, LATE START, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT-STOVE Alberta, Lake Louise, Wapta Ice Field, Peyto Glacier Approach ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock—No Belay, Lack of Communication, Alberta, Banff National Park, Back of the Lake
FALL ON ROCK-NO BELAY, LACK OF COMMUNICATION Alberta, Banff National Park, Back of the Lake On June 17, two experienced sport ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Slip on Mixed Terrain, Inadequate Equipment (Ice Ax in Pack), Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Mountain
SUP ON MIXED TERRAIN, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT (ICE AX IN PACK), EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Mountain The story ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, Carabiner Failure—Probably Cross-Loaded, Alberta, Banff National Park, Back of the Lake
FALL ON ROCK, CARABINER FAILURE-PROBABLY CROSS-LOADED Alberta, Banff National Park, Back of the Lake On July 29, A.L. was attempting ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Handhold Came Off—Fall on Rock, Protection (Bolt) Pulled Out, Alberta, Lady MacDonald, Stoneworks Crag
HANDHOLD CAME OFF-FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION (BOLT) PULLED OUT Alberta, Lady MacDonald, Stoneworks Crag On August 4, S. (20) was climbing a 5.12...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock—Dislodged, Fall on Snow, No Belay or Protection, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Lefroy
FALLING ROCK-DISLODGED, FALL ON SNOW, NO BELAY OR PROTECTION Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Lefroy On August 18, four climbers were ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Little
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Little On August 29, a party of four was ascending the normal route on ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Ice/Snow, Unroped, Poor Route Choice, Haste, Alberta, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca
FALL ON ICE/SNOW, UNROPED, POOR ROUTE CHOICE, HASTE Alberta, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca On August 29 at 0500, F.W. (43), S....
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Accident Reports
2001
Handhold Came Off—Failure to Test Hold, Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Colin
HANDHOLD CAME OFF–FAILURE TO TEST HOLD, FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Colin On September 7, ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Avalanche, Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Woolley
AVALANCHE, FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Woolley On November 13 at 1000, a party of three (ages: 25, 26, 26) ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Rappel Failure—Misperception of Anchor, Fall on Ice
RAPPEL FAILURE-MISPERCEPTION OF ANCHOR, FALL ON ICE Alberta, Banff National Park, Selenium Falls On December 12, a party of three had ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Ice, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Alberta, Roche a Perdix, Drambuie Deamon
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED Alberta, Roche a Perdix, Drambuie Deamon On December 16,1.R. attempted to solo climb ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Avalanche, Fall on Snow and Rock, Poor Position—Unsafe Conditions, British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Burgess
AVALANCHE, FALL ON SNOW AND ROCK, POOR POSITION–UNSAFE CONDITIONS British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Burgess On April 21, a ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection—Belay Anchor, Inadequate Belay, British Columbia, Squamish, Sickle
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION–BELAY ANCHOR, INADEQUATE BELAY British Columbia, Squamish, Sickle Two climbers were ascending a route called ...
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Accident Reports
2001