American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Utah, The Desert, Various Activity
The Desert, various activity. Significant new routes were established on the Navajo Sandstone of the Colorado Plateau in 2002. Paul Ross, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, San Rafael Swell, Mudrosity
San Rafael Swell, Mudstrosity. In March Strappo Hughes and I climbed the Mudstrosity (350', V- A3+). This tower is in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Fisher Towers, The Titan, Sundevil Chimney, First Free Ascent
Potash Road/Wall Street, Desert Spindrift. In the middle of September Nathan Martin and I climbed a new route that ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Harold Walton, 1912-2002
Fisher Towers, The Titan, Sundevil Chimney, first free ascent. The Fisher Towers represent a Daliesque dream barely metamorphosed into rock. ...
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In Memoriam
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Westwater Canyon, Arch Tower, Dry Heaves
Westwater Canyon, Arch Tower, Dry Heaves. In June Bill Duncan and John Burnham made the first ascent of Arch Tower, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Notch Peak: Appetite for Destruction, La Fin du Monde, and Empty Sky
Notch Peak is located approximately 45 miles west of Delta on U.S. 6/50. Directions to it are given in James Garrett’...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Texas Tower, East Face
Texas Tower has a big reputation, as it is one of the tallest pure sandstone towers in the desert southwest. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Kolob Canyon, Nagunt Mesa, Cos the Boss
Kolob Canyon, Nagunt Mesa, Cos the Boss. In late October and early November 2001 I did a new wall route in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Idiodyssey
IdiOdyssey. In April James Garrett and I climbed a new route (V 5.10 A2+) via a crack system on the 1,000' ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Big Bend Gendarme, Mean High Tide
Big Bend Gendarme, Mean High Tide. This route climbs the obvious crack system on the southwest face, facing the Big ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Angel's Landing, Mostly American Butte
Angel’s Landing, Mostly American Route. It’s getting harder to find a new route on Angel’s Landing. This ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Mt. Moroni, Voice from the Dust
Mt. Moroni, Voice from the Dust. In November Garrett Kemper, Tommy Chandler, and I climbed a new route (IV 5.11c) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, The Sentinel, Farmer Brown
The Sentinel, Farmer Brown. This route (V 5.10+ A3+), by Nate Brown and Joe French, climbs a thin crack system on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Bridge Mountain, Estrogen Enterprise
Bridge Mountain, Estrogen Enterprise. This route climbs the finlike buttress on Bridge Mountain’s southwest face, below the saddle on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Left Mary, The Insider
Left Mary, The Insider. The Insider (IV+ 5.10 A1), established by Bryan Bird and me in 2001, entails nine pitches on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Notchtop Area, Special K; and Forbidden Peak, Garmar
Notchtop area, Special K; and Forbidden Peak, Garmar. On June 24 Krista Javoronok and I climbed a new route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Cathedral Wall, Sublime Buttress
Cathedral Wall, Sublime Buttress. In May Ryan Jennings and I completed the first free ascent of an unreported route we ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, McHenry's Peak, The Kidnapper Van
McHenry’s Peak, The Kidnapper Van. In the Glacier Gorge cirque, Justin Dubois and I climbed a new free route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, North Chasm View Wall, Fuzzy Dice
North Chasm View Wall, Fuzzy Dice. Fuzzy Dice (IV 5.10d/11a) climbs a crack system up the far left side ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Hair in My Cheeseburger, Crystal Vision
Hair in My Cheeseburger, CrystalVision. In April Paul Emrick and I headed down the S.O.F.B. Gully on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Great White Wall, Super Wuss and Gouldy Variant
Great White Wall, Super Wuss and Gouldy Variant. In October Kevin Cochran and I climbed a new route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Great White Wall, Death Camas Dihedrals
Great White Wall, Death Camas Dihedrals. “Back in the saddle,” I mused, as Andy Donson and I took aim at ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, South Chasm Wall, Burlgirl
South Chasm Wall, Burlgirl. In March Mike Shepherd and I had a vision of free climbing Bull Girl (5.11 A4). We ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Enclosure, Prospect of an End
Sune Tamm-Buckle (“The Young Swede”) and I departed late for a bivy in the moraine, where we proceeded to “get ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Wyoming, Glacier National Park, Mt. Jackson, Shades of Gray and Alpenglow
Glacier National Park, Mt. Jackson, Shades of Gray and Alpenglow. Visiting, with limited time, Anna Jansen sought to climb a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Wyoming, Bitterroot Mountains, Spirolina Tower and Corner with a View
Bitterroot Mountains, Spirolina Tower and Corner With a View. Trapper Creek’s Spirolina Tower was named after its first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Arrigetch Peaks, Various Activities
After a season of work for the Alaska Outward Bound Center, seven O.B. staff and three others spent 18 days, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Hayes Range, Mt. McGinnis, East Face, Cutthroat Couloir
Mt. McGinnis, east face, Cutthroat Couloir. In early March Jed Brown and I skied in to attempt the unclimbed direct ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Delta Range, Item Peak, North Face
Item Peak, North Face. In February, Jed Brown (18 years old) and I (33) ascended a direct line on the north face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park and Preserve, Summary
Denali National Park and Preserve, summary. Life is still fragile in the rangeæour human vulnerability became painfully evident again ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley, Denali Diamond, Second Ascent
Mt. McKinley, Denali Diamond, second ascent. Kenton Cool and I arrived in the Alaska Range at the beginning of May, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denalli National Park, Mt. Hunter, North Buttress, Second Ascent of Deprivation
Mt. Hunter, north buttress, second ascent of Deprivation. Stephen Farrand and I arrived at Kahiltna base camp on June 3 and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Mt. Hunter, Wall of Shadows, Free to Third Ice Band; and Mt. Huntington, West Face Couloir
Mt. Hunter, Wall of Shadows, free to third ice band; and Mt. Huntington, West Face Couloir. “It’s the best ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Peak 11,520' North Face to Summit Ridge
Peak 11,520’, north face to summit ridge; and Mt. Huntington. Around 10 p.m. on May 17 Patricia Deavoll, Anna Keeling, Scott Simper, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Mt. Huntington
Mt. Huntington. The west side of Mount Huntington was in better condition than other terrain at that elevation and as ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Bear's Tooth, You Can't Fly
Bear’s Tooth, You Can’t Fly. A six-man Polish Alaska 2002 expedition operated as two independent teams. Two younger climbers ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Ruth Gorge, Ascents and Attempts
Ruth Gorge, ascents and attempts. The popularity of the Ruth Gorge continued, with many routes seeing ascents. The oft-attempted Cobra ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Ruth Gorge, The Eye Tooth, West Face, The Dream in the Spirit of Mugs
Ruth Gorge, The Eye Tooth, West Face, The Dream in the Spirit of Mugs, new variation. After trying to do ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Dickey, Blood from the Stone
Ruth Gorge, Mt. Dickey, Blood from the Stone. In March, Sean Easton (Canada) and Ueli Steck (Switzerland) established a remarkable ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Dickey, South Pillar, Crime of the Century; and Mt. Bradley, Northeast Spur, Welcome to Alaska
Ruth Gorge, Mt. Dickey, south pillar, Crime of the Century; and Mt. Bradley, northeast spur, Welcome to Alaska. Our group ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Wake, East Face
Ruth Gorge, Mt. Wake, east face. The high pressure that centered over Alaska for three months brought clear skies and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park, Surprise Glacier Peaks
Surprise Glacier peaks. On May 26 Steve Mock and I flew into the upper end of the southern lobe of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Kichatna Spires, The Citadel, East Buttress
The Citadel, east buttress. The mythical Cathedral Spires of the remote, rarely frequented Kichatna Mountains were our destination. Pictures of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Peak 9,968' (?), West Ridge
Peak 9,968' (?), west ridge. On May 5, Kelly Bay of Wrangell Mountain Air flew Drew Lovell and me into the Martin ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska St. Elias Mountains, Goat Glacier, Various Ascents
Goat Glacier, various ascents. U.K. climbers Glenn Wilks, Geoff Hornby, Alistair Duff, and Susie Sammut flew into the upper ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska St. Elias Mountains, Mt. Miller, Double Exposure—Lady with a Fan
Mt. Miller, Double Exposure—Lady With a Fan. In April Mike Lynch and I headed to Alaska for two months ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska St. Elias Mountains, Mt. St. Elias, Ascent and Paraglider Descent
Mt. St. Elias, ascent and paraglider descent. On June 16 Hamish Robertson (Australia) became the first person to paraglide from the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Coast Mountains, Juneau Icefield, Ski Traverse
Juneau Icefield, ski traverse. As a mechanical engineering undergraduate, I studied glacial mechanics on the southern portion the Juneau Icefield ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Coast Mountains, West Witches' Tit, South Face, Jack Hicks Memorial Route; and Cat's Eats Spire, Least Snowed-up Route
West Witches’ Tit, south face, Jack Hicks Memorial Route; and Cat’s Ears Spire, Least Snowed-up Route. From May 16 to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Fairweather and St. Elias Mountains Traverse
Fairweather and St. Elias mountains traverse. On April 25 a group of four acquaintances- cum-friends were shuttled across Haines inlet in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003