American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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496 Records

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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
Asia, Tibet, Everest, East (Fantasy) Ridge Attempt
Everest, East (Fantasy) Ridge attempt. The only expedition that did not attempt the standard Everest routes on the north and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Everest, Post-monsoon Attempts
Everest, post monsoon attempts. In complete contrast to the spring, only three expeditions attempted Everest from the north. All were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Shishapangma, Southwest Face, Fast Solo Ascent and Soloing/Single-push History
Shishapangma, southwest face, fast solo ascent and soloing/single-push history. It is easy to lose perspective in the Himalaya. Base ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Nojin Kangsang, Probable First Ascent of West Ridge
Nojin Kangsang, probable first ascent of west ridge. On August 15 Aumi Nozawai, Shinichi Miyagawa, and Masao Saito from a six-member ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Nojin Kasang, Attempt from the North
Nojin Kangsang, attempt from the north. During August 2000 the Japanese climber, Tadakiyo Sakahara, made the first ascent of the East ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Nonjin Tanglha Central Peak, Ascent
Nonjin Tanglha Central Peak, ascent. Keith Affleck (UK), Kate Brown (Australia), and Liz Carr, Dan Mazur, and I (all US) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Yarlha Shampo, Attempt
Yarlha Shampo, attempt. This 6635m peak, which lies 80 km southeast of Lhasa at 28° 45' N, 91° 50' E, was attempted for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Kangri Garpo Range, Exploration
Kangri Garpo Range, exploration. During October and November 2001, New Zealanders John Wild, Wilf Dickerson, Nick Shearer, Colin Monteath and I (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Kula Kangri Central and East, First Ascents
Kula Kangri Central and East, first ascents. In spring a joint expedition comprising 11 Japanese (leader, Yoshitsugu Deriha) and eight Tibetans (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Karjiang Attempt, Taptol Kangroi and Kangmi Kangri First Ascents
Karjiang attempt, Taptol Kangri and Kangmi Kangri first ascents. During the post monsoon season Rudolf van Aken, Pepijn Bink, Court ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Asia, Tibet, Tips on Organizing a Climbing Trip
Tibet, tips on organizing a climbing trip. All peaks over 5,500 meters in Tibet officially require a climbing permit, which be ...
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Notes
2002
Southeast Asia, Korea, Towuangseong Falls, Korean ice Climbing Overview
Towuangseong Falls, Korean ice climbing overview. For climbers in the Seoul area, the usual place to practice rock-climbing is Insu ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Southeast Asia, Laos, Paa Daeng Tower, Vang vieng, New limestone Climbs
Paa Daeng Tower, Vang Vieng, new limestone climbs. In November 1999 Kirsten Kremer and I became only the second party to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Tioman Island, Dragon's Horns, First Ascent
Tioman Island, Dragon's Horns, first ascent. In late August 2000 Nick Tomlin and I spent eight days on Pulau Tioman, an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
The List
Introducing First Ascents and New Routes In The Greater Ranges” an annual list compiled by the Expeditions Commission oj the ...
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Notes
2002
Fifty Favorite Climbs: The Ultimate North American Ticklist
Fifty Favorite Climbs: The Ultimate North American Tick List. Mark Kroese. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2001. 150 color photos. 224 pages. $32.95. My bet ...
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Book Reviews
2002
The Mountains of My Life. Walter Bonatti
The Mountains of My Life. Walter Bonatti. Translated and edited, with an additional CHAPTER, BY ROBERT MARSHALL. NEW YORK: MODERN ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Missing in the Minarets: The Search for Walter A. Starr, Jr.
Missing in the Minarets: The Search for Walter A. Starr, Jr. William Alsup. Foreword by Glen Dawson. Yosemite National Park: ...
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Book Reviews
2002
The High Himalya
The High Himalaya. Art Wolfe. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2001. 160 pages, 140 photographs, HARDCOVER. $49.95. Few contemporary nature photographers are as prolific or ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Enduring Patagonia
Enduring Patagonia. Gregory Crouch. New York: Random House. 224 pages, hardcover. $24.95. Wind, cold wind, rain, snow, waiting, and more wind. These ...
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Book Reviews
2002