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Tinjung Attempt, Pandra and Danga First Ascents
The Danish Janak Himal Expedition comprised Allan Christensen, Bo Belvedere Christensen, Jan Mathorne, and myself as leader . All had made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Janak Himal, Maoist Encounters Spring Season Commentary
Maoist encounters spring season commentary. Insecurity for people throughout Nepal due to an armed rebellion by Maoists, who have become ...
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Notes
2003
Janak Himal, Maoist Encounters Fall Season Commentary
Maoist encounters fall season commentary. There were encounters by two expeditions, one in the Kangchenjunga area in far eastern Nepal ...
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Notes
2003
Asia, China, Karakoram, K2, Winter Attempt on the North Ridge
K2, winter attempt on the north ridge. The Winter Netia K2 Expedition (Netia is the biggest Polish TV company and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Karakoram, Chinese Tien-Shan Range, Reconnaissance
Chinese Tien-Shan Range, reconnaissance. Four of us—Anatoly Dzhulie (leader), David Lekhtman, Vladimir Leonenko, and myself, Otto Chkhetiani—explored the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Sichuan, Minya Konka, Eighth Ascent and New Route on Nearby Eva Shan
Minya Konka, eighth ascent and new route on nearby Eva Shan. If you love sunny places, Sichuan isn’t the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Sichuan, Siguniang, First Ascent of North Face
Siguniang, first ascent of north face. Taking 6 days, Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden made the first ascent of the north ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Sichuan, Jarjinjabo Mountains, Kham Region, Various First Ascents
Jarjinjabo Mountains, Kham Region, various first ascents. In October Peter Athans, Robert Mackinlay, Hilaree Nelson, Jared Ogden, Kasha Rigby, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Sichuan, Dangchezhengla (5,833m), First Ascent
Dangchezhengla (5,833m), first ascent. Two climbers from the Hengduan Mountains Club (HMC)—Kiyoaki Miyagawa and Junta Murayama—made the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, China, Yunnan Province, Hengduan Shan, Ascent of Peak 4,750, Attempt on Baimang Shan, and Reconnaissance of Meilixueshan and Habaxueshan Areas
Yunnan Province, Hengduan Shan, ascent of Peak 4,750, attempt on Baimang Shan, and reconnaissance of Meilixueshan and Habaxueshan areas. During April ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Kangri Garpo, Reconnaissance of Ruoni (6,882m)
Kangri Garpo, reconnaissance of Ruoni (6,882m). The Alpine Club of Kobe University obtained a permit from the China Mountaineering Association (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Nyainqentanglha Range, Sepu Kangri, First Ascent
Sepu Kangri, first ascent. A seven-member team of mountaineers from the U.S. made the first ascent of Sepu Kangri ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Nyainqentanglha Range, Nyanchen Thanglha Southeast Summit, Probable First Ascent
Nyanchen Thanglha southeast summit, probable first ascent. From April 12 to June 1 I guided an international expedition to the Nyanchen Thanglha (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Shimokangri, First Ascent
Shimokangri, first ascent. The Alpine Club of POSCO (the largest steel mill in Korea) made the first ascent of Shimokangri (7,204...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Mt. Everest, North Face Snowboarding Attempt
Mt. Everest, north face snowboarding attempt. Marc (“Marco”) Siffredi, the well known 23-year-old French professional snowboarder from Chamonix, came to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Mt. Everest, Snowboard Descents from 2001
Mt. Everest, snowboard descents from 2001. On May 22,2001 I reached the summit of Mt. Everest without the help of artificial oxygen ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Pumori North Ridge
Pumori north ridge. A new route was successfully forged on the Tibetan side of Everest’s 7,161m (23,494') neighbor Pumori. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Gyachung Kang, North Face, Second Ascent of Slovenian Route
Mr. Yasushi Yamanoi and his wife Taeko, two of Japan's premier alpinists, climbed Gyachung Kang (7,985m) via the Slovenian ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Ngozumpa Kang II, West Face, Bearzi Death
Ngozumpa Kang II, west face, Bearzi death. Two Americans, Mike Bearzi and Bruce Miller, planned to make the first attempt ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Cho Oyu Ski Descent and Discussion of 8,000-meter Ski Descents
Cho Oyu ski descent and discussion of 8,000-meter ski descents. Fewer than 40 people have skied from an elevation of 8,000m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Kaqur-Kangri First Ascent, No-Trace Efforts, and Survey of the Region
Kaqur-Kangri first ascent, no-trace efforts, and survey of the region. Five members of Doshisha University Alpine Club made the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Mongolia, Central Mongolia, Ulaan Bataar, The Bombadorj Arête and The Lite Path
Central Mongolia, Ulaan Bataar, The Bombadorj Arête and The Lite Path. Our five-person team pioneered a 1,600’, 12-pitch route, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Mongolia, Mongolian Altai, Huiten, First Winter Ascent
Mongolian Altai, Huiten, first winter ascent. In winter 1998, we skied 400 km through Russia, Kazakhstan, China, and Mongolia—making the first ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Mongolia, Siykhem Nuruu National Park, Exploration and a First Ascent
Siykhem Nuruu National Park, exploration and a first ascent. Our six member team from the north of England comprised Ken ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Asia, Mongolia, Tavan Bogd Range, Probable New Route on Kowalewski, and Other Early Repeats
Tavan Bogd Range, probable new route on Kowalewski, and other early repeats. The primary aim of the British Heart of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Australasia, Irian Jaya, Puncak Jaya, New Route and First Snowboard Descent; Carstensz Pyramid, New Route
Puncak Jaya, new route and first snowboard descent; Carstensz Pyramid, new route. On April 23, Corey Rich, Rob Milne, and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
American Safe Climbing Association, Activity Report, 1999-2002
American Safe Climbing Association Activity report, 1999-2002. The American Safe Climbing Association (ASCA) replaces bad bolts and anchors throughout the ...
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Notes
2003
Kilimanjaro Porter Assistance Project, HEC Porter Assistance Expanded to Africa and South America
Kilimanjaro Porter Assistance Project HEC porter assistance expanded to Africa and South America. On September 17, as the many climbers waited ...
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Notes
2003
International Year of Mountains
International Year of Mountains What did it mean? What did it do? To most of us who read this journal, ...
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Notes
2003
The Mountain Institute, Summary of 2002 Activities
The Mountain Institute Summary of 2002 activities. The Mountain Institute (www.mountain.org) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to ...
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Notes
2003
Success and Death on Mt. Everest
Success and Death on Mt. Everest How the main routes and seasons compare. If you’re going to climb Mt. ...
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Notes
2003
W.H. Murray: Evidence of Things Not Seen: A Mountaineer's Tale
W.H. Murray: Evidence of Things Not Seen: A Mountaineer's Tale. W.H. Murray. Foreword by Hamish MacInnes. London: Baton ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Fatal Mountaineer:  The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend
Fatal Mountaineer: The High-Altitude Life and Death of Willi Unsoeld, American Himalayan Legend. Robert Roper. New York: St. Martins Press, 2002.306 ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition, The Second Death of George Mallory:  The Enigma and Spirit of Mount Everest
Detectives on Everest: The 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition. Jochen Hemmleb with Eric Simonson. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2002. 208 pages, 70 black-and-white and 13 ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Tigers of the Snow:  How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends
Tigers of the Snow: How One Fateful Climb Made the Sherpas Mountaineering Legends. Jonathan Neale. New York: St. Martin’s ...
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Book Reviews
2003
On High; The Adventures of Legendary Mountaineer, Photographer, and Scientist Brad Washburn
On High; The Adventures of Legendary Mountaineer, Photographer, and Scientist Brad Washburn. Brad Washburn, with Donald Smith. The National Geographic ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Escape from Lucania: An Epic Story of Survival
Escape from Lucania: An Epic Story of Survival. David Roberts. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2002. 206 pages. $23.00. This is the full story ...
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Book Reviews
2003
The Horizontal Everest: Extreme Journeys on Ellesmere Island
The Horizontal Everest: Extreme Journeys on Ellesmere Island. Jerry Kobalenko, New York: Soho Press. 2002. 352 pages. Paperback. $15.00. The Horizontal Everest shows ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Extreme Landscape: The Lure of Mountain Spaces
Extreme Landscape: The Lure of Mountain Spaces. Edited By Bernadette McDonald. National Geographic Press. 2002. 320 pages. Paperback. $16.00. Anthologies are like families. ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Wizards of Rock: A History of Free Climbing in America
Wizards of Rock: A History of Free Climbing in America. Pat Ament. Berkeley: Wilderness Press, 2002. 381 pages. Paperback. $24.95. Pat Ament has ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World
Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World. Lynn Hill with Greg Child. Foreword by John Long. New York: W. ...
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Book Reviews
2003
The Flame of Adventure
The Flame of Adventure. Simon Yates. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2001. 220 pages, with 8 pages of color photos. $16.95 What’s with these ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Anderl Heckmair: My Life, Eiger North Face, Grand Jorasses and Other Adventures
Anderl Heckmair: My Life, Eiger North Face, Grand Jorasses and Other Adventures. Anderl Heckmair. Translated by Tim Carruthers. Foreword by ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American Climbers' Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia
Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American Climbers’ Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia. Greg ...
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Book Reviews
2003
The Fall
The Fall. Simon Mawer. Boston: Little Brown, 2003. 370 pages. $24.95 The Fall is the first novel with a climbing background by a ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Women on High: Pioneers of Mountaineering
Women on High: Pioneers of Mountaineering. Rebecca A. Brown. Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club Books, 2002. Foreword by Arlene Blum. 272 pages. Hardcover $22.95. ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Climb: The History of Rock Climbing in Colorado
Climb: The History of Rock Climbing in Colorado. Jeff Achey, Dudley Chelton, Bob Godfrey. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, second edition, 2002.200 ...
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Book Reviews
2003
The Shoes of Kilimanjaro and Other Oddventure Travel Stories, The Hard Way: Stories of Danger, Survival and the Soul of Adventure
The Shoes of Kilimanjaro and Other Oddventure Travel Stories. Cameron M. Burns. Basalt, Colorado: Hard Pressed Books, 2002. 184 pages. Paperback. $16.95. The ...
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Book Reviews
2003
The Good, the Great, and the Awesome: The Top 40 High Sierra Rock Climbs
The Good, the Great, and the Awesome: The Top 40 High Sierra Rock Climbs. Peter Croft. Mammoth Lakes, CA: Maximus Press, 2002. 243 ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Under the Midnight Sun: The Ascent of John Denver Peak and the Search for the Northernmost Point of Land on Earth
Under the Midnight Sun: The Ascent of John Denver Peak and the Search for the Northernmost Point of Land on ...
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Book Reviews
2003