American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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503 Records

Title Publication Year
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
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Ruth Gorge, Buckskin Glacier, Various Activity
Buckskin Glacier, Various Activity. Ben Gilmore, Kevin Mahoney, Mike Wood, Scott DeCapio and I flew to the Buckskin Glacier on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, The Eye Tooth, West Face, The Dream in the Spirit of Mugs, Second Ascent, Previously Unreported
The Eye Tooth, West Face, The Dream in the Spirit of Mugs, Second Ascent, Previously Unreported. On June 25, 1998, Zack Smith ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Ruth Gorge, Various Ascents
Thanks to a Mugs Stump Award grant, Scott DeCapio and I were dropped by Talkeetna Air Taxi on May 10 at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Bradley, South Face
Mt. Bradley, South Face. In July, Blair Williams and Michael Schaefer climbed a new route (5.10 A3) on the south face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Sholes and Mt. Tassles, First Ascents
Mt. Sholes and Mt. Tassles, First Ascents. In May, Geoff Hornby and Mike Smith made the first climbing visit to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Mt. Johnson, The Escalator, New Route and Tragedy
Mt. Johnson, The Escalator, New Route and Tragedy. On May 17 and 18, in warm and unsettled weather, Seth Shaw and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
Peak 9,650, Ice Schooner, New Route, and Various Activity
On May 18, Rob Jones and his Super Cub deposited Fred Beckey, Ryan Hokanson, and I among the many other erratics ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell Mountains, Peaks 10,630' 10,150', Possible New Routes
Peaks 10,630' and 10,150', Possible New Routes. On May 7, Kelly Bay of Wrangell Mountain Air flew me into the upper ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell Mountains, Mt. Blackburn, New Route, Previously Unreported
Mt. Blackburn, New Route, Previously Unreported. In May, 1998, Franz Mueter, Martin Truffer, and I walked in from the McCarthy Road ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Wrangell Mountains, Mt. Schou, Peak 8625', and Peak 8778', New Routes
Mt. Schou, Peak 8625', and Peak 8778', New Routes. In early July, Gary Green of McCarthy Air flew Chad Taylor ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Mt. Herman Buhl, New Route, Previously Unreported
Mt. Herman Buhl, New Route, Previously Unreported. Carl Oswald and his brother climbed a wicked new route up a sub-peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Triangle Peak, The Prism, Previously Unreported
Triangle Peak, The Prism, Previously Unreported. On October 13, 1997, Matt Porter and I hiked nine miles up the South Fork of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Bellicose Peak, Freer's Cheers, New Route, Previously Unreported
Bellicose Peak, Freer’s Cheers, New Route, Previously Unreported. In May, 1998, Carl Oswald and I headed into the Eklutna Valley ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Peak 8,530', North Face, First Ascent
Peak 8,530', North Face, First Ascent. In July, after bushwhacking up the drainage for a day and a half, Carl ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Icing Peak, North Ridge, Previously Unreported
Icing Peak, North Ridge, Previously Unreported. On May 5, 1999, Carl Oswald and I began a ten-day trip up the Matanuska and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, The Gorge, Various Ice Climbs
The Gorge, Various Ice Climbs. In the Western Chugach Range, along the southeast edge of the massive Knik Glacier, lies ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias Mountains, Mounts Illinois and Vermont, and Hawaii Peak, First Ascents
Mounts Illinois and Vermont, and Hawaii Peak, First Ascents. Under clear skies on May 8, Kelly of Wrangell Mountain Air flew ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias Mountains, Peak 10,170', Attempt, and Peaks 9,695' and 9,720', New Routes
Peak 10,170', Attempt, and Peaks 9,695' and 9,720', New Routes. On April 27, John Race and I were flown onto the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias Mountains, Mt. Hawkins, First Ascent
Mt. Hawkins, First Ascent. In this modern world that we live in, true wilderness that has never seen the human ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001
North America, United States, Alaska, St. Elias Mountains, Mt. St. Elias, Mira Face, Second Ascent, and First Ski Descent of Mountain
Mt. St. Elias, Mira Face, Second Ascent, and First Ski Descent of Mountain. In late April, the Colorado team of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2001