American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Moonlight Buttress, East Face, Whiteys on the Moon
Moonlight Buttress, East Face, Whiteys on the Moon. The natural line of our route, Whiteys on the Moon (V 5.10 A3, 9 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Angels' Landing, Swiss-American, One-Day Ascent
Angels’ Landing, Swiss-American, One-Day Ascent. In October, Fly’n Brian McCray and I climbed the Swiss American route (VI 5.9R ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Mt. Moroni, East Face, Plan B, Previously Unreported
Mt. Moroni, East Face, Plan B, Previously Unreported. Plan B (IV 5.10 C1, or 5.12b, 6 pitches, 8 bolts) is located on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Abraham, Southeast Face, Dr. Thunder, Previously Unreported
Abraham, Southeast Face, Dr. Thunder, Previously Unreported. Dr. Thunder (VI 5.10 A3), established in October, 1999, by Boulos Ayad, Joe French, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Isaac, Stigmata
Isaac, Stigmata. In September, Fly’n Brian McCray and I hoped to climb the elusive Middendorf-Shipley route the Radiator in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, The Sentinel, East Face, The Belly of the Buddha, Previously Unreported
The Sentinel, East Face, The Belly of the Buddha, Previously Unreported. The Belly of the Buddha (V 5.10 A2+, 12 Pitches), first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Left Twin Brother, Northwest Face, The Promised Land, Previously Unreported
Left Twin Brother, Northwest Face, The Promised Land, Previously Unreported. The large, top-to-bottom, crescent-shaped, left-facing dihedral system on the Left ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Left Twin Brother, Ghetto Brother
Left Twin Brother, Ghetto Brother. Over six days in late October, Eric Draper, Bryan Bird, Kirsten Kremer, and I established ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Bridge Mountain, Northwest Face, Desert Alpine, Previously Unreported
Bridge Mountain, Northwest Face, Desert Alpine, Previously Unreported. The name of the route, Desert Alpine (V 5.11 A1+, 18 pitches), doesn’t ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Johnson Mountain, West Face, Mojo Rising
Johnson Mountain, West Face, Mojo Rising. Located on the left-hand side of Johnson Mountain, Mojo Rising (IV/V 5.10 A1, 9 pitches, 3 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, The Watchman, West Face, Central Pillar Watchman Direct, Previously Unreported
The Watchman, West Face, Central Pillar Watchman Direct, Previously Unreported. This new route (V 5.10 C1+ W.Y.A., 16 pitches, 7 bolts), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Mt. Kinesava, The Millennium Falcon
Mt. Kinesava, The Millennium Falcon. The first three pitches of The Millennium Falcon were climbed by Calvin Herbert, Andrew Nichols, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Various First Ascents
Rocky Mountain National Park, Various First Ascents. Kath Pyke and I climbed a number of new routes in the major ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, North Chasm View Wall, The Pig Series
North Chasm View Wall, The Pig Series. The Pig Series is comprised of two routes, No Pig Deal (V 5.11+ R) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, North Chasm View Wall, Black Planet, Second Ascent and New Variation
North Chasm View Wall, Black Planet, Second Ascent and New Variation. Over the period of March 15-25,1 left my home ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Prospectors Mountain, Northeast Face Direct, Previously Unreported
Prospectors Mountain, Northeast Face Direct, Previously Underreported. The Northeast Face Direct route (IV 5.11a Al) went up in ground-up traditional ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Various Activity
The summer of 2000 was another exceptionally dry one in the Teton Range. Many of the big alpine routes on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, The Enclosure, Northwest Ridge, Variation
The Enclosure, Northwest Ridge, Variation. A series of corners, formed of predominately white rock, is located several hundred feet left ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mt. Moran, New Route
Mt. Moran, New Route. In July, John Kelley and Jim Beyer added a new route to the south face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Traverse, Speed
Grand Traverse, Speed. During the summer of 2000, after finding out that arthritis had settled into my hips for good, I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, Wind River Peak, Tempest Tower, Second Ascent
Wind River Peak, Tempest Tower, Second Ascent. It appears that Matt Flicek and I unknowingly managed to do a second “...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Montana, Glacier National Park, Various Activity
Glacier National Park, Various Activity. A cool, dry fall, a full moon, and the sudden arrival of an arctic front ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Montana, Glacier National Park, Mt. Edwards, North Face, Chaos Theory
Mt. Edwards, North Face, Chaos Theory. On previous trips in previous years, I often found myself drooling hopelessly as I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Bitterroot Mountains, Blodgett Canyon, Various Routes, Previously Unreported
Considered too blank and featureless for climbing, the massive south face of the Drip Buttress remained untouched for years. Bruce ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Bitterroot Mountains, Blodgett Canyon, Drip Buttress, McWonder Muffins
Blodgett Canyon, Drip Buttress, McWonder Muffins, Previously Unreported. Eric Roberts and I climbed a new five-pitch aid route in October, 1999. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Bitterroot Mountains, Various Activity
Bitterroot Mountains, Various Activity. An entry for new climbs in the Bitterroot Mountains is well overdue, since the last AAJ ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Fred Burr Buttress, The Chimney, New Route, Previously Unreported
Bruce Anderson and I climbed this route, The Chimney (IV 5.10+, 8 pitches), in a one-day push in mid-summer 1993. The route, on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Wyoming, Bitterroot Mountains, Roaring Lion Canyon, New Routes
Roaring Lion Canyon, New Routes. Many routes have recently been established in this little known canyon, primarily on the Thin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Mt. Doonerak, First Winter Ascent, Previously Unreported
Mt. Doonerak, First Winter Ascent, Previously Unreported. On March 17, 1996, Jon Miller and I flew into the North Fork of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Hayes Range, Mt. Hess, East Buttress, Second Ascent, Previously Unreported
Mt. Hess, East Buttress, Second Ascent, Previously Unreported. In May, 1997, Jon Miller and I climbed up snow and low-fifth-class rock ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Delta Range, Item Peak, North Face, New Route
Item Peak, North Face, New Route. On the first Saturday of April, after driving down the Richardson Highway, Shad O’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park and Preserve, Summary
Denali National Park and Preserve, Summary. The 2000 climbing season at Denali National Park and Preserve was one of the most ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. McKinley, Cassin Ridge, Ascent and Update
Mt. McKinley, Cassin Ridge, Ascent and Update. Fredrick Wilkinson and I, both 20, made an ascent of the Cassin Ridge over ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. McKinley, Slovak Route, Second Ascent
Mt. McKinley, Slovak Route, Second Ascent. Kevin Mahoney and I flew into the Alaska Range to climb for the month ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Slovak Route, Third Ascent
Mt. McKinley, Slovak Route, Third Ascent. From June 24-26, Steve House, Scott Backes and Mark Twight climbed the Slovak Route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. McKinley, Reality Ridge, First Solo Ascent
Mt. McKinley, Reality Ridge, First Solo Ascent. I departed on May 6 for the West Fork of the Ruth Glacier (7,000'), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mounts Foraker and Hunter, Ascents, and McKinley, Ascent and Traverse
Mounts Foraker and Hunter, Ascents, and McKinley, Ascent and Traverse. We started skiing from the Park Highway close to Talkeetna (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Foraker, The Infinite Spur, Ascent
Mt. Foraker, The Infinite Spur, Ascent. On May 18, Carl Tobin and I flew into the West Fork of the Kahiltna ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Foraker, Infinite Spur, Ascent by Lads
Mt. Foraker, Infinite Spur, Ascent by Lads. At 4 p.m. on May 26, Gren Hinton and I skied into the Infinite ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mount Huntington, West Face
Mount Huntington, West Face. At 6:30 p.m. on May 6, less than 24 hours after we left Colorado, Talkeetna Air Taxi deposited ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Huntington, Harvard Route
Mt. Huntington, Harvard Route, Ascent, and Possible New Variation. On May 8-10, Joe Puryear and I climbed the Harvard Route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Huntington, Golden Granite West Face, New Route
Mt. Huntington, Golden Granite West Face, New Route. Mentally noted in the summer of 1996, this route would take two tries ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Hunter, Deprivation
Mt. Hunter, Deprivation. Jeff Hollenbaugh and I would miss the Shaft, but after watching other Moonflower hopefuls unload their massive ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Hunter, North Buttress, The Knowledge, New Route
Mt. Hunter, North Buttress, The Knowledge, New Route. Britons Jules Cartwright and Ian Parnell climbed a new route, The Knowledge (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Peak 8,920', East Face, First Ascent
Peak 8,920', East Face, First Ascent. Smith Curry and I landed on the Thunder Glacier with few plans and knowledge ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Thunder Mountain, South Face, New Route
Thunder Mountain, South Face, New Route. In June, Jim Donini and John Bragg reunited after 25 years (the pair had not ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Little Switzerland, Editor's Note
Editor’s Note: The name “Little Switzerland” was coined by Don Sheldon, who would often fly climbers through the area, ...
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Notes
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Little Switzerland, Royal Tower, Arizona Highways, New Route and Various Activity
Royal Tower, Arizona Highways, New Route, and Various Activity. John Mattson, Josh Zimmerman and I had originally started a route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Little Switzerland, Various First Ascents
Little Switzerland, Various First Ascents. From June 20-July 10, Bill Gamble, Mark Davis, Chris Giles, and I established three new routes ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Little Switzerland, Crown and Dix Glaciers, Various First Ascents
Little Switzerland, Crown and Dix Glaciers, Various First Ascents. After being airlifted by Talkeetna Air Taxi director Paul Roderick onto ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001