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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
Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father
Below Another Sky: A Mountain Adventure in Search of a Lost Father. Rick Ridgeway. New York: Owl Books, 2000. 306 pages, paperback. $15.00. ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Above the Clouds: The Diaries of a High Altitude Mountaineer
Above the Clouds: The Diaries of a High Altitude Mountaineer. Anatoli Boukreev. Collected and edited by Linda Wylie. New York: ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Tenzig Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest; Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to the Top of Everest
Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest. Tashi Tenzing, with Judy Tenzing. Forewords by Sir Edmund Hillary and His Holiness ...
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Book Reviews
2002
The Dishonorable Dr. Cook: Debunking the Notorious Mount McKinley Hoax
The Dishonorable Dr. Cook: Debunking the Notorious Mount McKinley Hoax. Bradford Washburn and Peter Cherici. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2001.192 pages, 80 ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Exploring the Unknown, Historic Diaries of Bradford Washburn's Alaska/Yukon Expeditions
Exploring the Unknown, Historic Diaries of Bradford Washburn’s Alaska/Yukon Expeditions. Bradford Washburn, edited by Lew Freedman. Kenmore, Washington: ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber
Kiss or Kill: Confessions of a Serial Climber. Mark Twight. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2001.206 pages. $16.95 This book contains a collection ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Extreme Rock and Ice
Extreme Rock & Ice. Garth Hattingh. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2001. 160 pages, 200 color photos, paperback. $39.95. Massively oversized, Extreme Rock & Ice is divided ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture
Arctic Crossing: A Journey Through the Northwest Passage and Inuit Culture. Jonathan Waterman. New York: Alfred Knopf, 2001. 360 pages, 85 black-and-white illustrations, 8 ...
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Book Reviews
2002
American Rock: Region, Rock, and Culture in American Climbing
American Rock: Region, Rock and Culture in American Climbing. Don Mellor. Woodstock, Vermont: The Countryman Press, 2001.303 pages. $28. Don Mellor lays ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Vertical Margins: Mountaineering and the Landscapes of Neoimperialism
Vertical Margins: Mountaineering and the Landscapes of Neoimperialism. Reuben Ellis. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2001.240 pages, paperback. $21.95. Reuben Ellis’ ...
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Book Reviews
2002
The Accidental Adventurer: Memoirs of the First Woman to Climb Mt. McKinley
The Accidental Adventurer: Memoirs of the First Woman to Climb Mt. McKinley. Barbara Washburn. Kenmore, Washington: Epicenter Press, 2001.192 pages, paperback. $19.95. ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Denali: Deception, Defeat and Triumph
Denali: Deception, Defeat and Triumph (Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2001; hardbound, $38) collects the works of Frederick Cook, Belmont Browne, and Hudson ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Glorious Failures and Courageous Misfortune
Glorious Failures and Courageous Misfortune, with forewords by John Harlin III and Mark Synnott respectively (Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2001; paperback, $16.95), ...
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Book Reviews
2002
The Alps, Europe's Mountain Heart
The Alps, Europe’s Mountain Heart (Ann Harbor: University of Michigan Press; $39.50), by longtime AAC members Nicholas and Nina Shoumatoff, ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther than the Eye Can See
Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man’s Journey to Climb Farther Than the Eye Can See (New ...
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Book Reviews
2002
Eric Brooks, 1902-2001
Eric Brooks 1902 - 2001 As an old friend and occasional climbing companion of Eric Brooks, and as a fellow member of ...
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In Memoriam
2002
Jack Fralick, 1919-2001
Jack Fralick 1919 - 2001 Jack Fralick, a 50-year member of the American Alpine Club, passed away in February, 2001 at the age ...
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In Memoriam
2002
Michael S. Martin, 1940-2001
Michael S. Martin 1940 - 2001 Michael S. Martin drowned September 6, 2001, near the completion of a solo hike up the Upper Black ...
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In Memoriam
2002
Anton (Ax) Nelson, 1918-2001
Anton (Ax) Nelson 1918-2001 Ax Nelson passed away in Oakland, California on April 22,2001 at the age of 83. He was a ...
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In Memoriam
2002
Arthur King Peters, 1919-2001
Arthur King Peters 1919 - 2001 Art Peters, an AAC member since 1964, died peacefully at his home in Bronxville, N.Y. on ...
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In Memoriam
2002