American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
AAJ
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
A.A.C., Cascade Section
AAC, Cascade Section. The Cascade Section held three events in 2001. The first was the Goran Kropp slideshow on July 13. Organized ...
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Club Activities
2002
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The core climbing programs of The Mountaineers proceed with the same popularity as ever. These programs place high ...
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Club Activities
2002
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. Throughout the year 2001 the Oregon Section was very active in working on matters of conservation, access, and ...
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Club Activities
2002
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee guides comprehensive mountaineering education from beginning through advanced levels; organizes summer, winter, and rock climbing ...
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Club Activities
2002
The Arizona Mountaineering Club
The Arizona Mountaineering Club. The AzMC’s membership totaled 518 at year-end 2001. Much of the club’s volunteer administrative effort went ...
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Club Activities
2002
A.A.C., Central Rockies Section
AAC, Central Rockies Section. The principal 2001 activities of the Central Rockies Section are highlighted as follows: January: The Section donated $300 ...
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Club Activities
2002
A.A.C., North Central Section
AAC, North Central Section. Our Section continues to grow after several inactive years without a chair. The Web site was ...
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Club Activities
2002
A.A.C., New York Section
AAC, New York Section. The events of 9/11 here in New York overwhelmed everything else that had transpired before or since ...
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Club Activities
2002
A.A.C., New England Section
AAC, New England Section. The highlight of formal activity was the Section’s Sixth Annual Dinner, a black-tie event attended ...
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Club Activities
2002
A.A.C., Alaska Section
AAC, Alaska Section. The Alaska Section got a jolt of energy from the AAC Board Meeting in Anchorage in April 2001....
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Club Activities
2002
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. The Mountaineering Club of Alaska had approximately 600 members in 2001. The club held monthly meetings that featured ...
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Club Activities
2002
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section. The work of Chairman Steve Schneider, Jane Koski, Tadeusz Gladczenko, Tony Watkin, Paul Romero, and others ...
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Club Activities
2002
Accidents in North American Mountaineering—Fifty-Fifth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the fifty-fifth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the twenty-fourth issue in which The Alpine Club ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
2002
Falling Ice—Fall on Ice, Poor Position, Alberta, Banff National Park, Johnson Canyon Upper Falls
FALLING ICE-FALL ON ICE, POOR POSITION Alberta, Banff National Park, Johnson Canyon Upper Falls On January 19, J. G. was standing ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Inadequate Belay—Climber Lowered Too Quickly, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Malign Canyon
CANADA INADEQUATE BELAY-CLIMBER LOWERED TOO QUICKLY Alberta, Jasper National Park, Malign Canyon On February 10, at 1600, a Jasper Warden was contacted ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Banff National Park, Louise Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Banff National Park, Louise Falls On February 14, T.T. was leading the final crux ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2002
Fall in Crevasse—Poor Position, Inadequate Equipment
On May 18, D.S. and I decided to attempt a ski ascent of North and South Twin, despite the fact ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Inattention, Alberta, Banff National Park, Professor Falls
FALL ON ICE, INATTENTION Alberta, Banff National Park, Professor Falls On March 20, after instructing an ice climbing session on this ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Rappel Error—Inadequate Anchor, Weather, Climbing Alone, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Snowdome, Slipstream
RAPPEL ERROR-INADEQUATE ANCHOR, WEATHER, CLIMBING ALONE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Snowdome, Slipstream On the afternoon of March 24, M.G. ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Snow, Poor Position, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Parker Ridge
FALL ON SNOW, POOR POSITION Alberta, Jasper National Park, Parker Ridge On May 6, a group of mountaineers were practicing crevasse ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock, Poor Conditions, Alberta, Mount McGillivray, Kahl Crack
FALL ON ROCK, POOR CONDITIONS Alberta, Mount McGillivray, Kahl Crack On July 16, D.W. was leading the third pitch of ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Failure to Follow Route—Stranded, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Haddo
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE-STRANDED, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Haddo On July 21, after completing the North Glacier Route on Mounts ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock, Handhold Broke, Solo Hiking/Scrambling, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Woolley
FALL ON ROCK, HANDHOLD BROKE, SOLO HIKING/SCRAMBLING Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Woolley Late in the afternoon on August 5, ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Exhaustion, Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Temple, East Ridge
EXHAUSTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Temple, East Ridge On August 10, a party of three was reported overdue ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Stranded, Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Lefroy, Lemire Route
STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Lefroy, Lemire Route After 32 hours on this alpine grade IV, 5.7 route a ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Kananaskis Provincial Park, Mount Sir Douglas
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Kananaskis Provincial Park, Mount Sir Douglas On August 29, two climbers ascended Mount Sir Douglas via the ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Rockfall, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Patterson, East Face
ROCKFALL Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Patterson, East Face On September 5, a party of three started early for a two-day ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall in Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Athabasca-Andromeda Glacier
FALL IN CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Jasper National Park, Athabasca-Andromeda Glacier On September 5, P.P. and A.B. ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Cardiac Arrest—Fall on Snow, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Temple, East Ridge
CARDIAC ARREST-FALL ON SNOW Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Temple, East Ridge On September 15, a party of two was ascending ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock, Foothold Broke—Failure to Test Holds, Alberta, Mount John Laurie (Yamnuska)
FALL ON ROCK, FOOTHOLD BROKE-FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS Alberta, Mount John Laurie (Yamnuska) On September 29, two experienced climbers were ascending ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Aberdeen, North Glacier
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Aberdeen, North Glacier On October 14, a party of five was ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, British Columbia, Lillooet, Oregon Jack
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION British Columbia, Lillooet, Oregon Jack On January 7, H.C., S.P., and I headed into ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Climbing Alone, Weather—Lost Equipment in Storm, British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson
CLIMBING ALONE, WEATHER-LOST EQUIPMENT IN STORM British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson During the week of August 27, C....
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Inattention, British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Haffner Creek
FALL ON ICE, INATTENTION British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Haffner Creek Haffner Creek is a popular ice climbing area with ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Loose Rock, Ontario, Bon Echo, Ottawa Route
LOOSE ROCK Ontario, Bon Echo, Ottawa Route On July 21, I.G. was leading the third pitch of the “Ottawa Route” (5.8) ...
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Accident Reports
2002
HAPE, HACE, AMS, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, HACE, AMS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 4, the “Joyful Expedition,” led by Chun Byung-Tai, was flown to ...
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Accident Reports
2002
HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 1245 on Mayl 1, George Payot (63), a member of the Denali French Expedition, approached the ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Illness—Preexisting Condition Not Reported, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ILLNESS-PREEXISTING CONDITION NOT REPORTED Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 14, Chi-Hyeon Pack (27) was evacuated by helicopter from Mount McKinley ...
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Accident Reports
2002
FALL ON SNOW AND HAPE/HACE-ASCENDING TOO FAST, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW AND HAPE/HACE-ASCENDING TOO FAST Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 1430 on May 17, Frainciso Borja (32), a member ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Frostbite—Dehydration and Inadequate Clothing, Poor Physical Condition, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FROSTBITE-DEHYDRATION AND INADEQUATE CLOTHING, POOR PHYSICAL CONDITION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress About 2100 on May 18, climbers at the 14,200-foot camp ...
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Accident Reports
2002