American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, Greenland, Northeast Greenland, Niels Holgersen Nunatakker, Multiple First Ascents
Niels Holgersen Nunatakker, multiple first ascents. In June and July, the team of Geoff Bonney, James Carnegie, Gordon Downs, David ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, East Greenland, Lemon Mountains, Various Ascents
Lemon Mountains, various ascents. During July and August an eight-person British Alpine Club-Alpine Climbing Group team led by Roy Ruddle ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, East Greenland, North Lemon Mountains, First Ascent of The Spear and Others
North Lemon Mountains, first ascent of The Spear and others. As our drop-off point was not a suitable base for ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Tupilak, New Route and Other First Ascents
Tupilak, new route and other first ascents. Previously unreported was a productive expedition to Schweizerland in July-August 2000 by Alexander Fidi, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Tupilak, First Ascent of the North Face and Quasi-Winter Ascent of Rodebjerg
Tupilak, first ascent of the North face and quasi-winter ascent of Rodebjerg. In 2001, a four-man British team comprising Jon Bracey, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Viking's Shield Wall
Viking’s Shield Wall, solo first ascent. From August 15 to September 7 Mike Libecki made a solo first ascent of the 4,000...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, South Greenland, Tasermiut Fjord, Nalumasortoq, Left-hand Pillar British Route, Second Ascent
Tasermiut Fjord, Nalumasortoq, Left-hand pillar British Route, second ascent. John Dickey, Evan Stevens, and myself arrived in Nanortalik in late ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, South Greenland, Tasermiut Fjord, Nalumasortoq New Route and Other Ascents
Tasermiut Fjord, Nalumasortoq new route and other ascents. On July 15 Chris Chitty, Ari Menitove, and I departed for Nanortalik, taking ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Chihuahua, Parque Nacional Cascada de Basaseachic, El Gigante, Faded Glory
El Gigante, Faded Glory. In November Alard Hüfner (South Africa) and Brent Edelen (U.S.) established a 14-pitch wall ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Chihuahua, Parque Nacional Cascada de Basaseachic, El Gigante, Logical Progression
El Gigante, Logical Progression. Over a seven-and-a-half-week period in spring Peter Baumeister (Germany), Luke Laeser (U.S.), and Bert van ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Chihuahua, Parque Nacional Cascada de Basaseachic, El Gigante, La Conjura do los Necios, Second Ascent
El Gigante, La Conjura de los Necios, second ascent. In May Slovenians Tanja Grmovsek (formerly Tanja Rojs) and Andrej Grmovsek ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Durango, El Peñón (Cerro) Blanco, El Vedauwoo
El Peñón (Cerro) Blanco, El Vedauwoo. In March, on the 800'+ south face of Cerro Blanco, Todd Skinner and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Neuvo León, Parque Nacional Cumbres de Monterrey, Cañón de la Huasteca, Cañón de San Judas, Pico José Pereyra, Peyote Brujo
Cañón de la Huasteca, Cañón de San Judas, Pico José Pereyra, Peyote Brujo. Paul Vera is a local ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Neuvo León, Parque Nacional Cumbres de Monterrey, Cañón de la Huasteca, El Pico Erin, Hunab Ku
Cañón de la Huasteca, El Pico Erin, Hunab Ku. Access to this area, located in the municipality of Santa ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Neuvo León, Parque Nacional Cumbres de Monterrey, El Zapatero, Leones y Osos
El Zapatero, Leones y Osos. Beginning March 24, Zack Martin and Sven Krebs established 12 pitches on an unclimbed wall in a ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Alpamayo to North Ridge, Sensations of History
Alpamayo to north ridge, Sensations of History. On August 8 the Catalans Josep Escruela and Tino Tain climbed the gully to ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Taulliraju, East Buttress, Second Ascent
Taulliraju, east buttress, second ascent. Possibly the most notable event in the Blanca during 2002 was not the creation of a ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Santa Cruz Chico, East Face to within 20m of Summit
Santa Cruz Chico, east face to within 20m of summit. Scottish-based Jason Currie and Guy Robertson made a new route ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Abasraju to Summit Ridge, Moonlighting
Abasraju to summit ridge, Moonlighting. On July 7 Tony Barton (U.K.) and I climbed a new route (Moonlighting, 11 pitches, TD) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, La Esfinge, Variante Checa
La Esfinge, Variante Checa. In June we had the opportunity to attempt to open a big-wall variation on La Esfinge (5,350...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Chacraraju Oeste, Jaeger Route, Solo
Chacraraju Oeste, Jaeger Route, solo. The 24 year-old French alpinist Didier Jourdain completed a solo ascent of the 700m Jaeger Route (...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Pisco Oeste, Via Traversiade
Pisco Oeste, Via Traversiade. On the south face of Pisco Oeste (5,752m) on August 21 Italians Tarcisio Bello, Ivan Camolini, Michele ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Huandoysur, Crise del fe  
Huandoy Sur, Crise del fe. What a crazy idea we had! Five young guys—Yann Bonneville, Benoit Chanal, Francois Dupety, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Nevado Ulta to Summit Ridge Cornices, Northwest Bowl
Nevado Ulta to summit ridge cornices, northwest bowl. At midnight on July 8 Brits Al Powell and Owen Samuel left a ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Nevado Ulta, Northwest Bowl, Attempt
Nevado Ulta, northwest bowl, attempt. After aborting our plan to climb the southeast face of Jirishanca (6,126m) in the Cordillera ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Nevado Ulta to Summit Ridge, West-Northwest Face, Solo
Nevado Ulta to summit ridge, west-northwest face, solo. The two days of walking, battling for space in chicken-filled collectivos, and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Ocshapalca, South Face
Ocshapalca, south face. Back in Huaraz after the Huayhuash, I rejoined my friend Iñigo Mujica (Note: Baró Ramon and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Milpocraju to Summit Ridge, Goulotte Gau Txoni
Milpocraju to summit ridge, Goulotte Gau Txoni. Kepa Escribano from Spain and Cristina Prieto from Chile climbed a new route ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Punta Numa, Hasta Luego, Zorro (So Long, Fox) 
Punta Numa, Hasta Luego, Zorro (So Long, Fox). (This report serves as an addendum to p. 303 of the AAJ 2002—Ed.) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, clarifications and corrections
Cordillera Blanca, clarifications and corrections. AAJ correspondent Antonio Gómez Bohórquez, a noted Cordillera Blanca climbing researcher, sent the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Jirishanca Chico, Southeast Face, Sweet Child of Mine
Jirishanca Chico, southeast face, Sweet Child of Mine. After we returned from the southeast face of Jirishanca Grande, realizing that ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Jirishanca Norte to Summit Slopes
Jirishanca Norte to summit slopes. It is early July, and my climbing partner Iñigo Mujica and I have just ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Tsacra Grande, West Face
Tsacra Grande, West Face. In mid-August Mark Richey and I left our families at our base camp at Laguna Jahuacocha ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Siula Grande, Los Rapidos
Siula Grande, Los Rapidos. On July 3 Marjan Kovac and Pavle Kozjek (both from Slovenia) and Aritza Monasterio (Spanish Basque living ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Siula Grande, West Face Nearly to Summit Ridge
Siula Grande, west face nearly to summit ridge. Dutch climbers Eva Oomen and Rogier van Rijn made an attempt on ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Puscanturpa Norte and Nevado Cuyoc
Puscanturpa Norte and Nevado Cuyoc. In June a four-man Italian team climbed a new variant on the most imposing part ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Central, Cordillera de la Viuda, Ascents
Cordillera de la Viuda, ascents. In late June 1999 Gerardo Telletxea and I arrived at the village of Culluhuay, in the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Central, Cordillera Jatún Chácua, Clarification, and Cerro Janpari, Ascent
Cordillera Jatún Chácua, clarification, and Cerro Janpari, ascent. The Cordillera Jatún Chácua is located south of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Central, Nevado Llongote, Los Pecados se Rien!, I-Célines, and Longue, Haute, et Magnifico
Nevado Llongote, Los Pecados se Rien!, I-Célines, and Longue, Haute, et Magnifico. Two teams of young French climbers sponsored ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Peru, Cordillera Apolobamba, Ananea Group Various Ascents
Ananea Group, various ascents. John Biggar led an expedition to the seldom-visited Peruvian section of the Cordillera Apolobamba. Traveling via ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Venezuela, Autana Tepui, First Ascent of Southern Aspect
Autana Tepui, first ascent of southern aspect. This tepui, 400 miles south of Caracas in the Orinocan jungle, was climbed in ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Brazil, Recent New Routes
Recent new routes. As of a few years ago the 1970 Leste Route on Pico Maior in Rio de Janeiro was ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Bolivia, Pico Gotico, Via del arco
Pico Gotico, Via del Arco. Erik Monasterio, with the French climber Marie France Ducret, added a second route to the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Bolivia, Cabeza de Condor, La Promenade des Braves; Huallomen, Duende del Diablo; and Illampu, La Conjuration des Imbecile
Cabeza de Condor, La Promenade des Braves; Huallomen, Duende del Diablo; and Illampu, La Conjuration des Imbecile. Jerome Mercader and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, The Big Wall, The AA Crack
The Big Wall, The AA Crack. After all the usual hassles of overweight and oversized baggage, and of making connections ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Araca Group, various ascents
Araca Group, various ascents. Mike Walker, Cameron Burns (Basalt Bigfoot Coalition), and I spent June 29–July 10 in the Mocoya and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Various Ascents and Descents
Various ascents and descents. Wade McKoy, Porter Fox, Hal Thomson, Ptor Spriceneiks, and I found ourselves in the Cordillera Quimsa ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, San Juan Province, Agua Negra and Valle del Cura Regions
San Juan Province, Agua Negra and Valle del Cura regions. The Valle del Cura is an interesting glacial valley, with ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Argentina, Central Andes, Aconcagua, 2002-2003 Season Overview
Aconcagua, 2002-2003 season overview. Aconcagua Park saw a record 5,519 people enter for trekking or climbing, 20 percent more than last year. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Central Andes and Northern Patagonia, Various Ascents and Ski Descents
Various ascents and ski descents. A dry winter in several areas James Bracken and I were interested in required us ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2003