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Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Himal (Khumbu), Hungchi, First Ascent
Hungchi, first ascent. A five-hour walk northward from Gokyo along the right bench of the Ngojumba Glacier brought us to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Hungchi
Hungchi, which lies south of the Nup La on the eastern rim of the Ngojumba Glacier, which itself forms the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Cholatse (6440m), North Face Attempt
Cholatse (6,440m), north face attempt. Corean Alpine Club expedition leader, Kang Sung-woo, returned to the north face of Cholatse in 2003 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Khangri Shar, Attempt
Khangri Shar, attempt. Khangri Shar (6,811m) is one of many unclimbed peaks in the Nepal Himalaya opened for climbing by ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Mt. Everest Jubilee, An Overview of Events on Everest 50 Years After Its First Ascent
Mt. Everest Jubilee; an overview of events on Everest 50 years after its first ascent. Although some of the records discussed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Everest, Summer and Autumn Attempts with Ski and Snowboard
Everest, summer and autumn attempts with ski and snowboard. In stark contrast to the spring season, when 69 teams swarmed on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Nuptse East I, South Face, Pre-Monsoon Attempts
Nuptse East I, south face, pre-monsoon attempts. Immediately to the south of Everest is the jagged Nuptse, which has numerous ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Nuptse East I (7804m), First Ascent
Nuptse East I (7,804m), first ascent. Last autumn’s attempt on the southeast pillar of Nuptse East I was the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Nuptse, North Face, The Crystal Snake
Nuptse, north face, The Crystal Snake. In terms of high-standard technical ascents at altitude the highlight of the season was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Lhotse South Face, Winter Attempt
Lhotse south face, winter attempt. Two years had passed since the Tokai section of the Japanese Alpine Club tried the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Malahangur Asia, Nepal (Khumbu), Kyashar (aka Peak 43, 6770m), First Official Ascent
Kyashar (aka Peak 43, 6,770m), first official ascent. Climbing new routes in the Himalaya isn’t what it used to be. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Asia, Nepal (Barun), Tutse Attempt
Tutse attempt. A Danish expedition led by Claus Ostergaard made the first official attempt on Tutse (aka Peak 6, 6,758m) close ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Himal, Jannu, North Face Attempt
Jannu, north face attempt. The all-star team of Erhard Loretan, Fredéric Roux, Ueli Steck, and Stefan Siegrist attempted the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Himal, Jannu, Attempt on Direct North Face
Jannu, attempt on the direct north face. Big Walls-Russian Routes is the name loosely given to a series of expeditions ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Kangchenjunga Himal, Kangchenjunga, Southwest Face, Partial New Route/Direct Finish, La Luce del Nirvana
Kangchenjunga, southwest face, partial new route/direct finish, La Luce del Nirvana. Of the five expeditions attempting 8,586m Kangchenjunga, two ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Nepal, Maoist Activity, An Overview of the Post-Monsoon Season
Maoist activity, an overview of the post-monsoon season. Maoist rebels fighting against Nepal’s constitutional monarchy have been earning quite ...
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Notes
2004
Asia, Nepal, Autumn Fatalities
Autumn fatalities. Ayumi Nozawai was one of seven climbers who died this autumn. He was part of a three-man Japanese ...
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Notes
2004
Asia, China, the Effect of SARS in 2003
The effect of SARS in 2003. The outbreak of the SARS virus played havoc with many expeditions visiting China in the ...
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Notes
2004
Asia, China, Xinjiang, Kun Lun Mountains, Mustagh Ata, The Golden Eye, New Route with Ski Descent
Mustagh Ata, The Golden Eye, new route with ski descent. On July 18, “Sneaky” Pete Lardy, Chad McFadden, and Tom McMillan ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, China, Kashgar Range, Complete Crossing of the Southern Section of the Chinese Pamir and First Ascents of Pts 5430m and 5975m
Complete crossing of the southern section of the Chinese Pamir and first ascents of Pts 5,430m and 5,975m. Andrei Lebedev (...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, China, Daxue Shan, Mt. Grosvenor, First Ascent
Mt. Grosvenor, first ascent. Our original plan had been to attempt Chomolhari, but we ran into problems when we discovered ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, China, Daxue Shan, Mt. Grosvenor, Attempt on Northwest Face
Mt. Grosvenor, attempt on northwest face. In the spring of 2003 Grosvenor (6,367m) was still unclimbed. It has a spectacular northwest ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, China, Qionglai Range, Siguniang National Park, Tan Shan and Putala Shan, First Ascents via Difficult Rock Routes
Tan Shan and Putala Shan, first ascents via difficult rock routes. My wife Tanja Grmovsek and I planned to visit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Chang Tang, Unsupported Crossing
Chang Tang, unsupported crossing. Janne Corax and Nadine Saulnier from Sweden are claiming the first complete north to south crossing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Shishapangma (Xixabangma), Winter Attempt via the Southwest Face
Shishapangma (Xixabangma), winter attempt via the southwest face. Before last year no one had attempted to climb 8,012m Shishapangma in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Shishapangma (Xixabangma), Attempt in Winter and First Winter Ascent of the Southwest Face
Shishapangma (Xixabangma), attempt in winter and first winter ascent of the southwest face. Our aim was the southwest face and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Labchi Kang Group, First Ascents
Labchi Kang Group, first ascents. Duncan Chessell’s Australian-Icelandic commercial expedition, which was successful on Cho Oyu, putting three out ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Cho Oyu, Oiarzabal Record
Cho Oyu, Oiarzabal record. In the post monsoon of 2003 Cho Oyu was attempted by 36 teams, ranging in size from one ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Hungchi, Attempt
Hungchi, attempt. The successful first ascent of Hungchi (7,036m) in April 2003 by Takashi Shiro’s Japanese Osaka Eiho Alpine Club ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Everest, Overcrowding on the North Ridge
Everest, overcrowding on the North Ridge. Climbers on the Tibetan side had similar complaints to those on the Nepal side. ...
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Notes
2004
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Everest, Summer Attempt to Ski and Snowboard the Mountain
Everest, summer attempt to ski and snowboard the mountain. There was only one expedition to the mountain during the summer ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Nyachen Thanglha (Nyainqentanglha) Range, Western Nyanchen, Thanglha, Golden Dragon, White Pagoda, Yarlung Ri, Previously Unreported First Ascents
Western Nyanchen Thanglha, Golden Dragon, White Pagoda, Yarlung Ri, previously unreported first ascents. In September 2000 Erich Gatt, Hansjoerg Pfaundler, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Nyachen Thanglha (Nyainqentanglha) Range, Beu-tse, First Ascent
Beu-tse, first ascent. In September Derek Buckle, Martin Scott, Alasdair Scott, and I made the first ascent of Beu-tse (6,270m), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Nyainqentangla East Range, Niwu Valley, Chukporisum (6359m), Attempt
Niwu Valley, Chukporisum (6,359m), attempt. In September 2003 a team of four members traveled to the little-explored Nyainqentangla East range in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Kangri Garpo Range, Mt. Ruoni, Attempt
Mt. Ruoni, attempt. The Kangri Garpo Range is located in the Zayul and Bomi Counties of Eastern Tibet. Since this ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Asia, Tibet, Kangri Garpo Range, Kangri Garpo Range, Exploration and Naming of Peaks
Kangri Garpo Range, exploration and naming of peaks. In spring 2001, the Fukuoka Section of the Japanese Alpine Club dispatched a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2004
Khumbu Climbing School
Khumbu Climbing School The Sherpa people of Nepal visit the mountains for reasons quite different than the western climber. For ...
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Notes
2004
Climber Impacts and Access in Peru's Cordillera Blanca
The Cordillera Blanca is the world’s highest tropical mountain range, with the greatest concentration of 6,000-meter peaks outside the ...
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Notes
2004
Mt. Everest Alpine Conservation and Restoration Act
On 30 May, 2003, the International Conservation Committee of the AAC announced that it will financially support a major new conservation initiative ...
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Notes
2004
Update on the Himalayan Cataract Project
The past year and a half has marked an exciting period of growth for the Himalayan Cataract Project and has ...
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Notes
2004
Mountain Hut Competition
Europeans rely on mountain huts while climbing, whereas American climbers camp. The problem the American system is that dispersed tenting ...
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Notes
2004
Everest: 50 Years on Top of the World, the Official History; Everest: Summit of Achievements; Chris Bonnington's Everest
Everest: 50 Years on Top of the World, The Official History. George Band. New York: Barnes & Noble, 2003. (In association with the ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Tenzig: Hero of Everest
Tenzing: Hero of Everest. Ed Douglas. Washington D.C.: National Geographic Press, 2003. 304 pages. Hardcover, $25.00; Paperback, $15.00. I still buy plenty of ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Mountains of the Mind; Imperial Ascent: Mountaineering, Masculinity and Empire
Mountains of the Mind. Robert Macfarlane. New York: Pantheon Books, 2003.320 pages. Hardcover. $24.00 Imperial Ascent: Mountaineering, Masculinity, and Empire. Peter L. ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Where the Mountain Casts its Shadow: The Dark Side of Extreme Adventure
Where the Mountain Casts Its Shadow: The Dark Side of Extreme Adventure. Maria Coffey. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2003. 234 ...
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Book Reviews
2004
The Naked Mountain
The Naked Mountain. Reinhold Messner. (Tim Carruthers, translator.) Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2003. 315 pages. Hardcover. $22.95. The Naked Mountain is Reinhold Messner’...
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Book Reviews
2004
The Beckoning Silence
The Beckoning Silence. Joe Simpson. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2003. 315 pages. Paperback. $18.95. Of course Joe Simpson would have to cap off ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Dougal Haston: The Philosophy of Risk
Dougal Haston: The Philosophy of Risk. Jeff Connor. Edinburgh: Canongate Books, 2002. 225 pages. Paperback. $15.00. Jeff Connor is a seasoned journalist and ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Himalayan Vignettes: Garwhal and Sikkim Treks
Himalayan Vignettes: Garwhal and Sikkim Treks. Kekoo Naoroji. Bombay, India: The Himalayan Club, 2003. 236 pages. Hardcover. $60.00. Himalayan Vignettes is a large ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Range of Glaciers: The Exploration and Survey of the Northern Cascade Range
Range of Glaciers: The Exploration and Survey of the Northern Cascade Range. Fred Beckey. Portland and Seattle: Oregon Historical Society ...
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Book Reviews
2004