American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park, North Tower of Paine, Los Esclavos del Barometro and Other Ascents
North Tower of Paine, Los Esclavos del Barometro and other ascents. On December 31 Tina DiBatista and I (Slovenians) climbed a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park, Torre Central, Riders on the Storm, Second Ascents
Torre Central, Riders on the Storm, second ascent. David Stastny and I, both Czech, repeated the route Riders on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park, Torre Central, Riders on the Storm, Attempt and Third Ascent
Torre Central, Riders on the Storm, attempt and third ascent. In November Frenchmen Jerome Arpin and Sylvain Empereur attempted to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Chile, Southern Patagonia, South of Paine, Cerro Balmaceda, West Face, Possible New Route
Cerro Balmaceda, west face, possible new route. In February 2002 Spaniards Iñaki San Vicente and Carlos Garcia de Cortazar made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
South America, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, Cordillera Darwin, Monte Shipton—Monte Darwin, Naming and Reconnaissance
Monte Shipton-Monte Darwin, naming and reconnaissance. In 1962 my father, Eric Shipton, made the first ascent of the highest peak of ...
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Notes
2003
Antarctica, Sentinel Range, Summary of Activities
Summary of activities. A total of 68 climbers attempted 4,897m Vinson Massif, including seven women. Unusually poor weather was experienced in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Antarctica, Sentinel Range, Mt. Vinson, Southwest Face, First Ascent of Double003
Mt. Vinson, southwest face, first ascent of Double003. In 1992 I’d completed the first solo ascent of a new route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Summary of Activities
Summary of activities. Livingston Island is a rugged mountain massif, home to the highest point of the South Shetland Islands, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Antarctica, Dronning Maud Land, Summary of Activities
Summary of activities. In late January an experienced team of Russian mountaineers flew in to Dronning Maud Land, aiming to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Antarctica, Dronning Maud Land, South Georgia, Various Activity
South Georgia, various activity. Bad weather thwarted attempts by a team off the 15m ketch Gambo to make three first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Africa, Sudan, Kassala Area, Various New Routes
Kassala area, various new routes. Lost in the Sudanese East, only a few kilometers from the border with Eritrea, a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Oman, Western Hajar Mountains Report
Western Hajar mountains report. There has been another bout of new route activity since my last report in AAJ 2001. In ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Africa, Egypt, Sinai, Jebel Safsafa (Willow Mountain), Holey Moses
Sinai, Jebel Safsafa (Willow Mountain), Holey Moses. Sinai, the land of the Bedouin, conjures a rich and evocative image of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Russia, Ural Range, Northern Urals, Peak Sablya, Two New Routes in Winter
Northern Urals, Peak Sablya, two new routes in winter. These ascents took 10 days for the climbs (820m, Russian grade VI) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Russia, Pamir Range, Zaalaisky Range, Sat Peak Traverse
Zaalaisky Range, Sat Peak traverse. In July 2002, I led a team of Moscow climbers on several climbs in the western ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Russia, Kamchatka Peninsula, Kamchatka Exploration
Kamchatka exploration. Our self-sufficient, four-person team—Melis Coady, Aubrey Knapp, Keri Meagher, and myself—made the first ski-mountaineering expedition to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Inylchek Region, Tien Shan Mountains, Mapping Expedition
Tien Shan Mountains, mapping expedition. In August and September, 13 of us, mostly students from Dresden University of Technology, conducted a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Kuilu Range, Peak Milo (pik 4,00) and Peak Misha (pik 4,750), Ski Descents
Peak Milo (pik 4,800) and Peak Misha (pik 4,750), ski descents. Martin Strasser and I went to the Kuilu range, travelling to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Western Kokshaal-Too, Kizil Asker, New Route Attempt
Kizil Asker, new route attempt. In July and August, Guy Robertson and I made two attempts on the most compelling ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Komarova Glacier, Pic Babushka at Pt 4,850m ("Pic Sabor"), New Routes
Komarova Glacier, Pic Babushka and Pt 4,850m (“Pic Sabor”), new routes. As half of the Scottish Kizil Asker expedition, Blair ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Ak Saitan
Ak Saitan. After a difficult journey through Kyrgyzstan in August, Iñaki Cabo, Elena de Castro, Ferran Latorre, and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Pik Unmarked Soldier, China View
Pik Unmarked Soldier, China View. In the summer of 2001, we put up a previously unreported route on Pik Unmarked Soldier (5,322...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, At-Bashy Range and West Kokshaal-too, First Ascents
At-Bashy Range and West Kokshaal-too, first ascents. In early September an International School of Mountaineering expedition comprising Pat Littlejohn, Adrian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Borkoldoy Khrebet, Pik Alexander, Father's Peak, and Pik Ibex Ascents
Borkoldoy Khrebet, Pik Alexander, Father’s Peak, and Pik Ibex ascents. A British team comprising Sharon Abbott, Wayne Gladwin, Mike ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Khrebet Kyokkiar and Gory Sarybeles, Seven First Ascents
Khrebet Kyokkiar and Gory Sarybeles, seven first ascents. After visiting this interesting and unexplored range in 2001, I organized another expedition ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Karavshin, Kara-Su Valley, North Face of a Ridge East of Piramidalny Summit
Kara-Su Valley, north face of a ridge east of Piramidalny summit. The Karavshin Valley in southern Kyrgyzstan was eerily deserted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Karavshin, Dara-Su Valley, Pik 4810 m, Various New Routes
Kara-Su Valley, Pik 4810 m, various new routes. In July 2002, our group of 11 Czechs who drink and climb everything, went to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Change in Peak and Trekking Fees
Change in peak and trekking fees. It is with great relief and pleasure that I announce the formal acceptance by ...
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Notes
2003
Expeditions to Pakistan in 2002
Expeditions to Pakistan in 2002. In 2001 around 70 expeditions came to the Karakoram. However, with the change in political climate following the ...
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Notes
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Gasherbrum IV, Attempt of Bonatti-Mauri Route
Gasherbrum IV, attempt of Bonatti-Mauri route. It appears from our records and those of the Ministry of Tourism that no ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Broad Peak, Winter Attempt
Broad Peak, winter attempt. A Spanish team led by Juanito Oiarzabal attempted Broad Peak (8,048m) this winter. They came in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, K2 Snowboarding Attempt
K2, snowboarding attempt. Spanish extreme skier and snowboarder Jordi Tosas failed to climb K2 on account of bad weather. He ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, K2, Discovery of Dudley Wolfe's Body
K2, discovery of Dudley Wolfe’s body. Most of the expeditions gave up toward the end of July and headed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Trango Valley, First Ascent of The Flame, New Route on Shipton Spire
Trango Valley, first ascent of The Flame, new route on Shipton Spire. In August Josh Wharton and I, hailing from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Shimshal Valley, Exploration and Survey
Shimshal Valley, exploration and survey. In 2001, when the Yokohama Alpine Club went to the Shimshal Pass area to climb Mungarig-Sar (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Batura II, Attempt at Its First Ascent
Batura II, attempt at its first ascent. A six-man team from the Saxon Alpine Club of Germany made a spirited ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Pakistan, Gordoghan Zom Attempt
Gordoghan Zom attempt. Our goal was to climb Buni Zom mountain (6,551m) in the Hindukush range of northwest Pakistan. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Pakistan, Note on Record Keeping for Trekking Peaks
Note on record keeping for trekking peaks. The Pakistan Ministry of Tourism doesn’t keep any records on trekking peaks. ...
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Notes
2003
Pakistan, Deaths in 2002
Deaths in 2002. Japanese Saito Kenji died from AMS on Spantik while returning after scaling the 7,027m peak. He was brought ...
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Notes
2003
Asia, India, Sikkim, Nepal Peak, Ascent via the Southeast and South Ridges
Nepal Peak, ascent via the southeast and south ridges. A 12-member expedition from the DAV Summit Club (German Alpine Club) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Adi Kailash Range, First Ascents and an Attempt on Adi Kailash
Adi Kailash Range, first ascents and an attempt on Adi Kailash. A joint Indo-British expedition led by Martin Moran explored ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Suj Tilla West (Earlier Known as Suitilla), First and Second Ascents
Suj Tilla West (earlier known as Suitilla), first and second ascents. Two of the finest ascents of the season were ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Suj Tilla West, Second Ascent
Suj Tilla West, second ascent. The Ralam valley lies between the more famous Milam valley to its west and the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Changabang, West Face; Purbi Dunagiri, South Pillar and East Ridge; Three Attempts
Changabang, west face; Purbi Dunagiri, south pillar and east ridge; three attempts. After three years of training and organization, the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Kumaon, Trisul II, Attempt
Trisul II, attempt. An 11-member expedition from Calcutta, led by Amitava Roy, attempted Trisul II, a 6,690m peak situated above ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Devban, Second Ascent?
Devban, second ascent? An Indo-Tibet Border Police Expedition led by Y.S. Sandhu made what was probably the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Arwa Tower and Arwa Spires, Various New Routes
Arwa Tower and Arwa Spires, various new routes. A French expedition led by Antoine de Choudens (with 11 members) climbed the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Arwa Spires, First Ascents of North Face and the Central and West SummIts
Arwa Spires, first ascents of north face and the central and west summits. The 6,193m-high granite top of the Arwa ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Arwa Tower, New Route
Arwa Tower, new route. A Swiss expedition led by Frederic Roux climbed the north face and the east ridge of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, India, Central Garhwal, Peak 6,175m, First Ascent, Medical Research, Map Errors, and Documentary
Peak 6,175m, first ascent, medical research, map errors, and documentary. The aims of our expedition were threefold: to complete a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003