American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Kamet (7756m), attempts and ascent
Kamet (7756m), attempts and ascent. Jerzy Tillak’s eight-member Polish expedition attempted the unrepeated west ridge. This team of strong ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Dunagiri, Local Access Problems and an Ascent
Dunagiri, local access problems and an ascent. A Korean expedition had full clearance from Delhi to climb this famous 7066m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Kalanka, Attempt
Kalanka, attempt. We arrived in India on August 24 with permission to visit and climb the remote north side of this 6931...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Lampak II (6181 m), Ascent
Lampak II (6181m), ascent. All seven members of an Indian expedition led by Swaraj Ghosh made the probable third ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Siruanch Glacier, Shambhu Ka Qilla, First Ascent
Siruanch Glacier, Shambhu Ka Qilla, first ascent. On May 16 six members of a British expedition, Roland Arnison, Angela Benham, Chris ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Tirsuli West (7035m), Attempt
Tirsuli West (7035m), attempt. In May a seven-member German team led by Ralf Messbacher attempted the west ridge, reaching ca 6320...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Tirsuli West (7035m), First Ascent
Tirsuli West (7035 m), first ascent. A team from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, led by its vice principal, Maj. Kulwant ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Nanda Ghunti, New Route
Nanda Ghunti, new route. Martin Moran led a six-member British expedition to this 6390m peak. Moran has been a regular ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Nanda Devi Sanctuary, Investigative Expedition
Nanda Devi Sanctuary, investigative expedition. The president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, N Vohra, organized an expedition in June-July 2001 to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Nanda Devi, Ascent and Environmental Clean Up
Nanda Devi, ascent and environmental clean up. In September a 40-member team from the Garhwal Rifles Regiment successfully climbed the 7816...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Eastern Garhwal, Nanda Devi, Attempt and Tragedy
Nanda Devi, attempt and tragedy. A 16-member team led by Mohammed Mamun Rashid had major plans to climb the 7434m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Kumaun, Panch Chuli III, Attempt
Punch Chuli III, attempt. A 10-member expedition, sponsored by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation and led by Purmal Singh Dharmashaku, claimed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, India, Kumaun, Panch Chuli IV (6334m), Attempt
Panch Chuli IV (6334m), attempt. During May a 12-member team from West Bengal led by Samir Sengupta approached this peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, New Peaks in 2001
New peaks in 2001. A press release from Kathmandu on April 10 declared that His Majesty’s Government would open 15 new peaks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, New Peaks for 2002
New Peaks for 2002. The Government of Nepal officially announced the opening of 103 additional peaks to foreign expeditions. The announcement came ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Nepal Himalaya, Expedition Endorsements Cut, Mt. Everest Fees Lowered, Garbage Deposits Changed
Nepal Himalaya, expedition endorsements cut, Mt. Everest fees lowered, garbage deposits changed. For several years the American Alpine Club lobbied ...
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Notes
2002
Nepal Himalaya, Porter Assistance Efforts
Nepal Himalaya, porter assistance efforts. If a snow-covered pass at 4500m is difficult to a Western trekker outfitted with the ...
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Notes
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Api, Ascent
Api, ascent. This rarely visited 7132m peak was climbed on October 6 and 8 by five members of Ayumi Nozawai’s six-man ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Raksha Urai, Attempt
Raksha Urai, attempt. Hubert Fritzenwaller’s five-man Austrian expedition failed at ca 5800m on one of Raksha Urai’s unclimbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Raksha Urai, Attempt
Raksha Urai, attempt. During the post monsoon Phil Amos, Jim de Bank, myself and Simon Woods (all UK) together with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Dualagiri, Ascents, Attempts, and Tragedies
Dhaulagiri, ascents, attempts, and tragedies. On October 12 the Spanish climber, José Antonio ‘Pepe’ Garces, the leader of a small Spanish-Italian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Gurans Himal, Thapa, First Official Ascent
Thapa, first official ascent. A French team led by Raphael Guilbert went to Thapa, the least important of the nine ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Peri Himal, Himlung Himal, Second Ascent, First Ski Descent
Himlung Himal, second ascent, first ski descent. Our international expedition (French-Swedish- Algerian), which took place from April 15-June 10, comprised amateur ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu Himal, Manaslu, Southeast Face to East Ridge, First Ascent
Manaslu, southeast face to east ridge, first ascent. A large Ukrainian expedition, marking the 10th anniversary of the country’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Manaslu Himal, Manaslu, P2, First Ascent
P2, first ascent. As noted above, one of the aims of the Ukrainian expedition to Manaslu was to make the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Jugal Himal, Ganchenpo, North Face, Attempt
Ganchenpo, north face, attempt. Bruno Burr, Oskar Wachter, and I left Kathmandu on May 6 and after a five-day trek through ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Hungchi, Attempt
Hungchi, attempt. Recently brought on to the permitted list, this 7036m mountain on the Nepal-Tibet watershed south of the Nup ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Kwangde Nup, North Buttress Direct Ascent, Cheap Wine
Kwangde Nup, north buttress direct ascent, Cheap Wine. During the post monsoon Czech climbers, Jan Doudlebsky and Radek Lienerth, completed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Kwangde Lho, North Face, Second Ascent of Breashears-Lowe Route
Kwangde Lho, north face, second ascent ofBreashears-Lowe route. After retreating from the right-hand variation on the northwest ridge of Ama ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Kwangde Shar, North Face, Second Ascent to the Summit, Extra Blue Sky
Kwangde Shar, north face, second ascent to the summit, Extra Blue Sky. During the autumn British climbers Jon Bracey and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Ama Dablam, Northwest Ridge, First Ascent
Ama Dablam, northwest ridge, first ascent. A British expedition arrived below the mountain in October and based themselves in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Pumori, West Face, New Route
Pumori, west face, new route. A five-man expedition comprising four Swiss and one American split into two groups with three ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Pumori, Ascent, Attempt, Tragedy
Pumori, ascent, attempt, and tragedy. There were two events during the autumn on 7161m Pumori that were noteworthy for entirely ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Kangtega, East Pillar, First Ascent, Winter Ascent
Kangtega, east pillar, first ascent, winter ascent. The most interesting climb of the winter 2001-02 season was a new line ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Everest, Pre-monsoon, Statistics
Everest, pre-monsoon statistics. The largest number of people in any single season reached the summit of Everest during the spring. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Everest, Oldest and Youngest Summiteers
Everest, oldest and youngest summiteers. The oldest person ever to reach the summit was a 64- year-old American physician, Sherman (“...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Everest, the Death of Babu Chiri
Everest, the death ofBabu Chiri. Babu Chiri, the incredibly strong and fast mountaineer who was also the most famous Sherpa ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Everest, First Ascent by a Blind Person
Everest, first ascent by a blind person. The most remarkable of all the summiteers in the spring was the 32-year-old ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Everest, Everest, Post-monsoon Attempts
Everest, post monsoon attempts. In stark contrast to the unprecedented hordes of climbers on Everest during the spring, the post ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Lhotse Middle, First Ascent
Lhotse Middle, first ascent. The most impressive all of accomplishments in the spring was the first ascent of Lhotse Middle (8413...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Lhotse, Rescue
Lhotse, rescue. A rather dramatic rescue of a British climber took place on Lhotse’s normal west face route. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Nepal, Khumbu Himal, Lhotse, South Face, Winter Attempt
Lhotse, south face, winter attempt. The Japan Alpine Club Tokai Section accomplished a remarkable ascent to open a new route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, China, West Kun Lun, Seilik Gulam Muztag, First Ascent
Seilik Gulam Muztag, first ascent. A Japanese expedition comprising four climbers led by Hiroshi Onishi was successful in making the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, China, Yunnan Province, Hengduan Range, Hengduan Range, Crown Mountains, Possible First Ascent
Hengduan Range, Crown Mountain, possible first ascent. During the end of January 2001 I reached the top of a beautiful 5100m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, China, Yunnan Province, Sichuan, Jarjinjabo Range, First Ascent of Unnamed Rock Tower
Jarjinjabo Range, first ascent of unnamed rock tower. Four Japanese climbers, Eiji Daigo, Yuriko Kowaka, Naoki Ohuchi, and Taizo Yoshida, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Gurla Mandata, Ascent
Gurla Mandata, ascent. Japanese climbers, Masakazu Okunda and Susumu Yamada, together with a high altitude porter, climbed this 7694m peak ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Yanga Kangri, Attempt on a New Route
Yangra Kangri, attempt on a new route. The highest summit in the Ganesh Himal lies on the Nepal-Tibet border and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Mt. Everest, New Mallory and Irvine Discoveries, North Ridge Ascent, Rescues
Mt. Everest, new Mallory and Irvine discoveries, north ridge ascent, rescues. On March 20 our 2001 Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition arrived ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Everest, record day and snowboard Descent
Everest, record day and first snowboard descent. May 23 saw the record for the number of climbers reaching the summit in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Everest, First Descent by Paraglider
Everest, first descent by paraglider. First to reach the summit on May 22 were Bertrand “Zébulon” Roche and his wife ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002