American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mountaineering Summary and Statistics
Kluane National Park Reserve, mountaineering summary and statistics. During the 2002 climbing season in Kluane National Park Reserve, a total of 130 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Kluane National Park Reserve, Eclipse Glacier, Ascents
Eclipse Glacier, ascents. Glenn Wilks (U.K.) and Geoff Hornby (U.K.) flew into the Eclipse Glacier for 10 days and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mt. Logan, The Orion Spur
Mt. Logan, The Orion Spur. In late May Jeremy Frimer and I climbed a new route on the northeast side ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Kluane National Park Reserve, McArthur Peak, Hugh in Europe and Night Shift; Mt. Logan Attempt
McArthur Peak, Huge in Europe and Night Shift; Mt. Logan, attempt. In early May, Jesse Thompson, Rich Searle, and I, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Ellesmere Island, Various Ascents, Descents, and Explorations
Various ascents, descents, and exploration. Flying to Ellesmere Island on June 17, Blue Eisele, Jonas Cabiles, and I (all U.S....
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Great Sail Peak, Rubikon
Baffin Land—astonishing land of vertical walls, unearthly landscapes, permanent sun. And erotic dreams. Our gang included Alexander Odintsov (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Baffin Island, Eastern Fjords, Ascents, Descents, and Exploration
Eastern Fjords, ascents, descents, and exploration. From mid-April to mid-May, Brad Barlage and I explored the ski mountaineering potential of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Baffin Island, Auyuittuq National Park, Various Activities
Auyuittuq National Park, various activities. Three Australians, Marcel Geelen, Geoff Butcher, and I spent six weeks in Auyuittuq National Park ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Baffin Island, Mt. Thor, Absolute End
Mt. Thor, Absolute End. This summer saw the first-ever Polish climbing expedition to the big-wall paradise of Baffin Island; it ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Remote Areas Summary
Coast Mountains, remote areas summary. The year 2002 was one of remarkable activity in the Coast Mountains, both in southwest British ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Southwest British Columbia (Southern Coast Mountains and Canadian Cascades Summary)
Southwest British Columbia (southern Coast Mountains and Canadian Cascades) summary. The year 2002 was great for alpine climbing in the coastal ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Mt. Tiedemann, Southwest Bartizans and Various Ascents
Mt. Tiedemann, Southwest Bartizans and various ascents. It took three trips, but in late July I finally scored on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Mt. Winstone, Passport Couloir
Mt. Winstone, Passport Couloir. Forrest Murphy, Don Serl, and I climbed the Passport Couloir (TD-) on Mt. Winstone in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Mt. Gilbert, West Pillar
Mt. Gilbert, west pillar. Mt. Gilbert (10,225') is an impressive granite peak that lies 90 km southeast of Mt. Waddington, deep ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Mt. Dione, Cheech and Chong
Mt. Dione, Cheech and Chong. On July 21 Jamie Chong and I summited a new route on Mt. Dione in the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Mt. Joffre, Smell the Roses
Mt. Joffre, Smell the Roses. Joffre’s northeast face has a nice chimney/gully line, just left of the central ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Mt. Cheam, Northwest Face
Mt. Cheam, northwest face. Mt. Cheam, at the north end of the Cheam Range, rises 2,100m above the Fraser River. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Squamish, Black Dyke, Free Climb
Squamish, Black Dyke, free climb. The Black Dyke on Squamish has been a serious test for aid climbers since it ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboos, Bugaboo Spire, Symposium
Bugaboo Spire, Symposium. Wyoming climber Alex McAfee took advantage of excellent early August weather to complete a new route, solo, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Howser Towers, Spinstone Gully and Perma Grin
Until recently The Big Hose (1,000', D+ 5.8 WI3, Jon Krakauer, solo, 1978) on the northeast face of South Howser Tower was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003