American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, North Chasm View Wall, Roasted Pork
North Chasm View Wall, Roasted Pork. In September Nick Meyer and I made the first ascent of Roasted Pork (IV 5.11 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, North Chasm View Wall, Rotten Piggy
North Chasm View Wall, Rotten Piggy. In September Chris Kruthaupt and I climbed the new route Rotten Piggy between No ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Painted Wall, Journey Through Mirkwood
Painted Wall, Journey Through Mirkwood. In August Jonathan Copp and I descended the S.O.B. Gully at 3:00 a.m. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, South Chasm View Wall, The Black Hole
South Chasm View Wall, The Black Hole. After years of longing gazes and idle dreaming, Jonathan Copp and I found ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, South Chasm View Wall, Goldberg Special, Shadowboxing
South Chasm View Wall, Goldberg Special, Shadowboxing. During two days in October Heidi Wirtz and I free climbed the lower ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Stay Puft Buttress
Stay Puft Buttress. The Stay Puft Buttress (1,700' V 5.10 A1) was established by Josh Borof and Paul Emrick on June 19, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Owen, North Face
Mount Owen, North Face. On August 15 Tobey Carmen, Eric Draper, and I climbed a probable new route (IV/V 5.9) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, South Fork of Shoshone River, South Fork Ice Routes
South Fork Ice Routes. In April 1999, while flying over the South Fork near Cody, I discovered a new arena of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, Squaretop, East Face, The Miscreant Line and The Conveyor Belt
Squaretop, East Face, The Miscreant Line and The Conveyor Belt. Two routes were established in August 2000 by Tod Anderson, Skyler ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, Mt. Hooker, Loaded for Bear
Mt. Hooker, Loaded for Bear. I wasn’t sure if I’d get my Czech friend Jakub Gajda to accompany ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, Mt. Hooker, Pay to Play
Mt. Hooker, Pay to Play. On their first trip to the Wind River Range in late August, Chattanooga climbers Jim ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, Cathedral Buttress, Northeast Face, The Flight of the Golden Camalot
Cathedral Buttress, Northeast Face, The Flight of the Golden Camalot. Around to the right from the Orion’s Reflection wall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, Cirque of the Towers, Warrior I, Northwest Face
Cirque of the Towers, Warrior I, Northwest Face. In late August Brian Edmiston and I, both from Carbondale, Colorado, freed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, Cirque of the Towers, Solo Traverse
Cirque of the Towers, solo traverse. Squinting into the sun, I stood on the top of War Bonnet gazing across ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, Lost Temple Spire, North Face, Separation Anxiety
Lost Temple Spire, north face, Separation Anxiety. For years climbers have admired a 220-foot crack that splits the face to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Wyoming, Wind River Mountains, North Continental Tower, Little Sandy Buttresses
North Continental Tower, Little Sandy Buttresses. Near the head of the Little Sandy Valley is what appears to be a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Brookes Range, First Complete Traverse
Brooks Range, first complete traverse. In September of 2001 I completed the first crossing of the North American Brooks Range, from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Hayes Range, Peak 12,360' South Ridge
Peak 12,360' South Ridge. In mid-April Jon Miller and I left Fairbanks for a climb of the obvious line on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park and Preserve, summary
Denali National Park and Preserve, summary. The 2001 climbing season finished on a great note this year, with safe and successful ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley, Zanto's Riches
Mt. McKinley, Zanto’s Riches. Torrey Riches and I summited the North Peak of Denali on May 15, via the Northwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley, Father and Sons Wall, Extraterrestrial BrOthers; Mt. Hunter, Moonflower Buttress; Mini-Moonflower, Kiss Me Where the Sun Don't Shine
Mt. McKinley, Father and Sons Wall, Extraterrestrial Brothers; Mt. Hunter, Moonflower Buttress; Mini-Moonflower, Kiss Me Where the Sun Don’t ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Hunter, Wall of Shadows Variation; Mt. McKinley, Common Knowledge
Mt. Hunter, Wall of Shadows Variation; Mt. McKinley, Common Knowledge. British climbers Ben Gilmore and Kevin Mahoney made the second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley, Light Traveler; Mt. Hunter, Moonflower Buttress; Mini-Moonflower, Luna
Mt. McKinley, Light Traveler; Mt. Hunter, Moonflower Buttress; Mini-Moonflower, Luna. In mid- June American Stephen Koch and Slovenian Marko Prezelj ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Mt. Foraker, Infinite Spur, Fast Ascent
Steve House and I climbed the Infinite Spur on June 9 and 10. We carried little in the way of gear, because ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Foraker, Southeast Ridge, Winter Ascent
Mt. Foraker, southeast ridge, winter ascent. On the morning of February 8 I departed base camp (6,550') on the southwest fork ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Foraker, Infinite Spur Variation
Mt. Foraker, Infinite Spur variation. The sun is setting, and the cold is creeping down the Kahiltna. It is May 16, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Hiunter, Moonflowewr Buttress, fast Ascent
Mt. Hunter, Moonflower Buttress, fast ascent. From May 16 to 19 Doug Chabot and I climbed The Moonflower Buttress, to the summit, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Hunter, Mini-Moonflower
Mt. Hunter, Mini-Moonflower. In May two new routes were established on Mt. Hunter’s north buttress, which has become known ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Hunter , East Face, The Prey
Mt. Hunter, east face, The Prey. It all happened rather fast. Paul Figg and I arrived in Alaska on May 13, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Hunter, Corliss-Taylor Buttress
Mt. Hunter, Corliss-Taylor Buttress. From May 13-21 Greg Corliss and I climbed a new route on Mt. Hunter that is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
Thunder Mountain, Deadbeat and Ring of Fire; Mt. Huntington, West Face Couloir
“Sweet Jesus, man, this blows. I hate alpine climbing.” It had become our trip’s mantra. But short memory resulted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Thunder Mountain, Walk of the Schnitzelkings
Thunder Mountain, Walk of the Schnitzelkings. On April 6, 1999, German climbers Christoph Duepper and Thomas Traxler climbed the right-hand fork of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Ruth Glacier, Peak 10,370'; Peak 11,300' Attempt; Moose's Tooth, Shaken Not Stirred
Ruth Glacier, Peak 10,370'; Peak 11,300' attempt; Moose’s Tooth, Shaken Not Stirred. On May 15 Jared Ogden and I were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Peak 11,300', Baja Lime
Peak 11,300', Baja Lime. Dakota Soifer and I, both of Boulder, Colorado, decided to vacation on the West Fork of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Moose's Tooth, Dierct East Pillar (a.k.a. The BEast)
Moose’s Tooth, Direct East Pillar (a.k.a. The Beast). On the 5,000-foot east face of the Moose’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Cathedral mountains, Various First Ascents
Cathedral Mountains, various first ascents. From June 28 to July 18 British climbers Lindsay Griffin, Geoff Hornby, Dave Wallis, and I visited ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Red Beard, West Ridge
Mt. Red Beard, West Ridge. In early May Jamal Lee-Elkin and I, unable to fly into the Hayes Range because ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Glacier 1 (Fake Peak Glacier) Peaks
Glacier 1 (Fake Peak Glacier) Peaks. From June 1-22 British climbers Mike Fletcher, Richard Leech, Oliver Shergold , and I visited the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Barille, Northeast Pillar, Baked Alaska
Mt. Barille, Northeast Pillar, Baked Alaskan. Eighteen-year-old Scotty Thelen and I left Valdez at noon on June 29 and raced to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Barille, East Face, Orgler-Bonapace, probable third Ascent
Mt. Barille, East Face, Orgler-Bonapace, probable third ascent. On June 21 Ken Sauls and I flew into the Ruth, where we ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Barille, Feeling Randy
Mt. Barille, Feeling Randy. On April 22 Sean Easton, Dave Marra, and I flew into the Ruth Gorge with aspirations to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Little Switzerland, Dragon's Spine, Apocryphal Arête
Dragons Spine, Apocryphal Arête. I went to Little Switzerland for the first two weeks of June. There Adam George, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Little Switzerland, Middle Troll, South Face; The Throne, Smaug's Hoard
Middle Troll, south face; The Throne, Smaug’s Hoard. Eric Sullivan and I flew to Pika Glacier on August 9 and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Little Switzerland, Royal Tower, Spam and Legs
Royal Tower, Spam and Legs. Memories of fear and exhilaration lingered as I waited out the storm. What a climb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Little Switzerland, Middle Troll, Chaos
Middle Troll, Chaos. On June 9 we climbed what we hoped was a new route on the west side of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Little Switzerland, South Troll, Pure Retro
South Troll, Pure Retro. In June Brian Teale, Kirsten Kremer, and I completed a new route (Pure Retro, V 5.10+) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Kichatna Spires, Kichatna Spire, as Good as it Gets
Kichatna Spire, As Good as It Gets. In July Nathan Martin and I completed a new route up the center ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, Kichatna spires, Bastion Spire, Slovenian-Alaskan Route; Garvey Spire
Bastion Spire, Slovenian-Alaskan Route; Garvey Spire. Tim Ciosek (U.S.) and I spent 25 days on the Cul de Sac Glacier (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, WRangell Mountains, Peaks 9,035', 9,400'+, and 9,436', First Ascents. Peak 11,000', Attempt
Peaks 9,035', 9,400'+, and 9,436', first ascents. Peak 11,000', attempt. On June 2 Kelly Bay of Wrangell Mountain Air flew me ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002
North America, United States, Alaska, WRangell Mountains, Peak 9,200'+
Peak 9,200'+. In mid-June Paul Claus landed Bill Chapman and me on the western end of the Nabesna Glacier at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2002