American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboos, South Howser Minaret, Bad Hair Day
South Howser Minaret, Bad Hair Day. Late in August Lizzy Scully and I drove to the Bugaboo trailhead. After porcupine-proofing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboos, various ascents
Bugaboos, various ascents. In addition to climbs reported above, several other new routes and variations were made. In July, Jonathan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Summary
Canadian Rockies, summary. The variable weather of summer 2002 defied forecasting but paved the way for a remarkable fall. July saw ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
Mt. Robson, Infinite Patience
In midmorning on October 23 Eric Dumerac (Canmore, Alberta), Philippe Pellet (Briançon, France), and I (Canmore) stepped from the warm ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, The Catapult, Jokers and Fools; Marching Men, Tin Drum and Toy Soldier
The Catapult, Jokers and Fools; Marching Men, Tin Drum and Toy Soldier. June found John Catto and me working together ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Postern, Northwest Buttress
Mt. Postern, northwest buttress. “Sometimes you just gotta go out there,” said Gloria, answering our query about the ugly weather. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Kitchener, Rights of Passage
Mt. Kitchener, Rights of Passage. Somehow we had appeased the Mountain gods, for they granted us Rights of Passage. No ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Howse Peak, Howse of Cards
Howse Peak, Howse of Cards. In December Will Gadd, Kevin Mahoney, and I made the first complete ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Northeast Greenland, Louise Boyd Land, First Ascents
Louise Boyd Land, first ascents. We were expecting things to go wrong, but for the first few days of our ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Northeast Greenland, Gronau Nunatakker Range, First Ascents
Gronau Nunatakker Range, first ascents. On July 4 British climbers, Owain Jones, Euan Lawson, Stephen Phillips and John Starbuck, British/American, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Northeast Greenland, Niels Holgersen Nunatakker, Multiple First Ascents
Niels Holgersen Nunatakker, multiple first ascents. In June and July, the team of Geoff Bonney, James Carnegie, Gordon Downs, David ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, East Greenland, Lemon Mountains, Various Ascents
Lemon Mountains, various ascents. During July and August an eight-person British Alpine Club-Alpine Climbing Group team led by Roy Ruddle ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, East Greenland, North Lemon Mountains, First Ascent of The Spear and Others
North Lemon Mountains, first ascent of The Spear and others. As our drop-off point was not a suitable base for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Tupilak, New Route and Other First Ascents
Tupilak, new route and other first ascents. Previously unreported was a productive expedition to Schweizerland in July-August 2000 by Alexander Fidi, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Tupilak, First Ascent of the North Face and Quasi-Winter Ascent of Rodebjerg
Tupilak, first ascent of the North face and quasi-winter ascent of Rodebjerg. In 2001, a four-man British team comprising Jon Bracey, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, Schweizerland, Viking's Shield Wall
Viking’s Shield Wall, solo first ascent. From August 15 to September 7 Mike Libecki made a solo first ascent of the 4,000...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, South Greenland, Tasermiut Fjord, Nalumasortoq, Left-hand Pillar British Route, Second Ascent
Tasermiut Fjord, Nalumasortoq, Left-hand pillar British Route, second ascent. John Dickey, Evan Stevens, and myself arrived in Nanortalik in late ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Greenland, South Greenland, Tasermiut Fjord, Nalumasortoq New Route and Other Ascents
Tasermiut Fjord, Nalumasortoq new route and other ascents. On July 15 Chris Chitty, Ari Menitove, and I departed for Nanortalik, taking ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Chihuahua, Parque Nacional Cascada de Basaseachic, El Gigante, Faded Glory
El Gigante, Faded Glory. In November Alard Hüfner (South Africa) and Brent Edelen (U.S.) established a 14-pitch wall ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003
North America, Mexico, Chihuahua, Parque Nacional Cascada de Basaseachic, El Gigante, Logical Progression
El Gigante, Logical Progression. Over a seven-and-a-half-week period in spring Peter Baumeister (Germany), Luke Laeser (U.S.), and Bert van ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2003