American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Frank Smythe: The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books (Climbs and Ski Runs; The Kangchenjunga Adventure; Kamet Conquered; Camp Six; The Valley of Flowers; Mountaineering Holiday)
Frank Smythe: The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books (Climbs and Ski Runs; The Kangchenjunga Adventure; Kamet Conquered; Camp Six; The ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 7th edition. Steven M. Cox, Kris Fulsaas, editors; chapters by members of The Mountaineers. ...
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Book Reviews
2004
The Stettner Way: The Life and Climbs of Joe and Paul Stettner
The Stettner Way: The Life and Climbs of Joe and Paul Stettner. Jack Gorby. Golden: Colorado Mountain Club Press, 2003. 210 pages. ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Mount McKinley's West Buttress: The First Ascent-Brad Washburns' Logbook, 1951
Mount McKinley’s West Buttress: The First Ascent— Brad Washburn's Logbook, 1951. Williston, Vermont: Top of the World Press, 2003. 142 pages; 72 photos. ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Yosemite: Half a Century of Dynamic Rock Climbing
Yosemite: Haifa Century of Dynamic Rock Climbing. Alexander Huber (author) and Heinz Zak (photographer). Birmingham, Alabama: Menasha Ridge Press, 2003. 176 pages. ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Ordeal by Piton: Writings from the Golden Age of Yosemite Climbing
Ordeal by Piton: Writings from the Golden Age of Yosemite Climbing. Steve Roper, editor. Palo Alto: Stanford University Library Press, 2003.290 ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Under a Sheltering Sky: Journeys to Mountain Heartlands
Under A Sheltering Sky: Journeys To Mountain Heartlands. Colin Monteath. Christchurch, New Zealand: Hedgehog House, 2003. 240 pages. Hardcover. $60.00. Under A Sheltering ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Southeastern Rock
Southeastern Rock, Harrison Shull. Asheville, NC: Harrison Shull, 2003. 144 pages, 250 photographs. Hardcover. $39.95. Having accidentally tucked this book in the seat pocket ...
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Book Reviews
2004
With a Camera in My Hands: William O. Field, Pioneer Glaciologist
With a Camera in My Hands: William O. Field, Pioneer Glaciologist. William O. Field, as told to Suzanne Brown. Anchorage: ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Spies in the Himalayas: Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs
Spies in the Himalayas: Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs. M.S. Kohli and Kenneth Conboy. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 2003. 248 ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Himalayan Quest: Ed Viesturs on the 8,000 Meter Giants
Himalayan Quest: Ed Viesturs on the 8,000 Meter Giants. Ed Viesturs. Washington D.C.: National Geographic Press, 2003. 159 pages. Paperback. $20.00. Himalayan Quest ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Good Morning Midnight: Life and Death in the Wild
Good Morning Midnight: Life and Death in the Wild. Chip Brown. New York: Riverhead Books, 2003. 300 pages. Hardcover. $24.95. A reviewer often ...
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Book Reviews
2004
Guy Edwards, 1972-2003
Guy Edwards 1972-2003 The northwest face of the Devil’s Thumb, near Petersburg, Alaska, remains what is likely the most ...
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In Memoriam
2004
Andrew Embick, M.D. 1950-2003
Andrew Embick pioneered big walls, steep ice, and cold waters in Alaska and Canada from the mid-1970s through the ...
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In Memoriam
2004
William J. Mosconi, 1951-2003
William J. Mosconi 1951-2003 Bill Mosconi began his climbing career relatively late; he was nearly 30. He learned to ski in ...
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In Memoriam
2004
George R. Senner, 1924-2003
George R. Senner 1924-2003 While in the Park Service at Mount Rainier National Park, I developed some of the closest ...
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In Memoriam
2004
Necrology
Necrology Bruce Andrews David Gunstone Landon G. Rockwell  George Van Brunt Cochran Richard Hechtel Ryan Sayers  John R. Durrance, M....
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In Memoriam
2004
A.A.C., Cascade Section
AAC, Cascade Section. In 2003 the Cascade Section helped organize and sponsor two events in conjunction with a local web-based climbing ...
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Club Activities
2004
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. Our winter Section expedition was made to Smith Rock to construct an emergency rescue litter shelter. Jeff ...
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Club Activities
2004
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section. The year started with a sometimes-annual Markleeville ski trip. A few hardy souls were out to ...
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Club Activities
2004
A.A.C., Northern Rockies Section
AAC, Northern Rockies Section. As an AAC representative, a board member of the Boise Climbers Alliance, and an Idaho local, ...
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Club Activities
2004
A.A.C., Central Rockies Section
AAC, Central Rockies Section. On February 14-17 the Fifth Annual Cody Ice Festival was held in the Shoshone River Valley ...
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Club Activities
2004
A.A.C., New York Section
AAC, New York Section. The New York Section, with membership now exceeding 700 in the Tri-State Area, tries to appeal to ...
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Club Activities
2004
A.A.C., New England Section
AAC, New England Section. Owing to the conjunction of the AAC’s national meeting in Boston with our Section’s ...
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Club Activities
2004
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers continues to broaden its offerings of climbing courses, seminars, and programs with a continued commitment to ...
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Club Activities
2004
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The many and varied activities of The Mazamas, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, are developed and coordinated by six ...
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Club Activities
2004
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. The AzMC is a climbing and mountaineering club with approximately 500 members. In 2003 the club conducted several climbing ...
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Club Activities
2004
Alpine Club of Canada
Alpine Club of Canada. Mountains. In addition to copious climbing options from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island, Canadians are blessed with ...
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Club Activities
2004
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Seventh Annual Report of the Safety Committees
Canada: This was the year of the avalanche. In two incidents involving backcountry skiers 14 people died. Although these incidents did ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
2004
Avalanche, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Wilson, Wilson Major
AVALANCHE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Wilson, Wilson Major On January 10, J.W. (29) and J.S. (23) were approaching the ice ...
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Accident Reports
2004