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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
Every Other Day: The Journals of the Remarkable Rocky Mountain Climbs and Explorations of A.J. Ostheimer
Every Other Day: The Journals of the Remarkable Rocky Mountain Climbs and Explorations of A. J. Ostheimer. Edited by R....
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Book Reviews
2003
High & Wild: Essays and Photographs on Wilderness Adventure
Just before his death Galen Rowell edited a new edition of High & Wild: Essays and Photographs on Wilderness Adventure (Spotted ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Flying South: A Pilot's Inner Journey
Many of Rowell’s photographs illustrate his wife Barbara Rowell’s book Flying South: A Pilot’s Inner Journey (Ten ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Fearless on Everest: The Quest for Sandy Irvine
Fearless on Everest: The Quest for Sandy Irvine, (Mountaineers, 2000; $18.95.) tells more about Sandy Irvine than has ever been told before. ...
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Book Reviews
2003
When in Doubt, Go Higher: Mountain Gazette Anthology
When in Doubt, Go Higher: Mountain Gazette Anthology, M. John Fayhee, editor, (Mountain Sports Press $18.95) collects together essays from 1972-’79 ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Alaska: A Climbing Guide
• Alaska: A Climbing Guide (Mountaineers $24.95) by Mike Wood and Colby Coombs is a noteworthy guidebook simply because it’s the ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Frank Smythe: The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books
• Frank Smythe: The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books (Mountaineers $38.00) is the latest in the Mountaineers series that began with the ...
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Book Reviews
2003
Desire & Ice: Searching for Perspective Atop Denali
• Desire & Ice: Searching for Perspective Atop Denali (National Geographic Press $16.00) is a description of David Brill’s guided climb of ...
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Book Reviews
2003
A.A.C., Alaska Section
AAC, Alaska Section. The Alaska Section’s members were active not only in Alaska, but around the world in the ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., Cascade Section
AAC, Cascade Section. In 2002 the Cascade Section hosted one main event and supported two others. On December 13 we had a ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. Many of our members achieved noteworthy goals or honors this past year. John Harlin III was appointed ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section. It was an active year as usual for our members, starting with an April 6 fundraiser, complete ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., Central Rockies Section
AAC, Central Rockies Section. The year began on a high note with the Section providing customized, limited edition embroidered jackets, ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., Midwest Section
AAC, Midwest Section. The following summarizes the Section's 2002 activities. In February the Midwest Section represented the AAC at the annual ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., North Central Section
AAC, North Central Section. The North Central Section continues to progress toward more communication, camaraderie, and interaction with the Club. ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., New York Section
AAC, New York Section. No other event has impacted the NY Section quite as severely as that which occurred on 9/11. ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., New England Section
AAC, New England Section. Our Section continues to grow, and in 2002 membership increased to 510 from 486 in 2001. Eighty people attended our ...
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Club Activities
2003
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. For The Mazamas of Portland, Oregon, safety is the dominant theme in the club’s numerous mountaineering endeavors. ...
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Club Activities
2003
The Arizona Mountaineering Club
The Arizona Mountaineering Club. The AzMC’s membership totaled 483 at year-end 2002. Given the increased popularity of rock climbing and climbing ...
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Club Activities
2003
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers continues to offer well-received and popular courses in fundamental to intermediate mountaineering instruction, with the same ...
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Club Activities
2003