American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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The Temple
The Temple Worshipping at Mt. Kenya’s feet, the Nithi Gorge. Alexander Jakubowski Flicking through a back issue of High ...
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Feature Article
2005
Hell's Gate
Hell’s Gate Near Kenyas largest city, huge hexagonal columns provide lonely jamming and loads of potential Alex Fiksman Rising ...
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Feature Article
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Sawtooth Ridge, Complete Traverse
Olympic National Park Sawtooth Ridge, complete traverse. From August 7 to 9 Wayne Wallace and I made the first full traverse of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Range, Summary of Activity
Washington, summary of activity. [Note: this summary supplements individual reports, mostly of bigger routes, below—Ed.] Previously unreported were two ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Mt. Challenger, Cascade Range, Poltergeist Pinnacle, East Face
Mt. Challenger, Poltergeist Pinnacle, East Face. On July 3 Dan Aylward and I hiked to Perfect Pass via Hannegan Pass/Easy ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Range, Burgundy Spire, Action Potential with Variants, and Ultramega OK
Burgundy Spire, Action Potential with variants, and Ultramega OK. On July 19, after an evening bacchanal at the Winthrop Pub, Mike ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Range, Chiwawa Mountain, Intravenous
Chiwawa Mountain, Intravenous. Inspired by John Scurlock’s photos of the northwest face, Dave Burdick and I snowmobiled and skied ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Range, Mt. Stuart, Complete North Ridge, First Winter Ascent
Mt. Stuart, Complete North Ridge, first winter ascent. Four bluebird days and stellar conditions in February 2005 allowed Colin Haley (20) and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Range, Summit of Chief Mountain, North Face
Summit Chief Mountain, north face. On April 18 Colin Haley and I climbed a new snow and ice route (IV AI3) ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Range, Summit Chief Mountain, Alpine Chicken
Summit Chief Mountain, Alpine Chicken. Alpine ice climbing in Washington is so suck. From time to time, however, the weather ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Washington, Cascade Range, Mt. Snoqualmie, Pineapple Express
Mt. Snoqualmie, Pineapple Express. On my third attempt this year, Roger Strong and I climbed the line of corners tracing ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, Various Activity
Yosemite Valley, various activity. Big wall free-climbing in Yosemite hasn’t lost its appeal, and many impressive ascents were achieved ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Dihedral Wall Free Ascent
El Capitan, Dihedral Wall free ascent. In May, adding to his phenomenal list of El Capitan free routes, Tommy Caldwell ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Yosemite National Park, Hetch Hetchy Dome, Resurrection and In Memoriam
Hetch Hetchy Dome, Resurrection and In Memoriam. Hetch Hctchy is the next canyon northwest of Yosemite Valley. From Tuolumne Meadows, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, The Incredible Hulk, Free Routes
The Incredible Hulk, free routes. On July 3, Peter Croft, Dave Nettle, and Greg Epperson established Airstream (V 5.13), considered the most ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Palisade Traverse, Second Continuous Ascent
Palisade Traverse, second continuous ascent. Our climb consisted of a complete traverse of the Sierra Crest from Southfork Pass to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Birch Mountain, Bardini Route
Birch Mountain, Bardini Route. This climb is hidden in plain sight. You can study the north face of Birch Mountain (13,665...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Birch Mountain, North Ridge, Attempt
Birch Mountain, north ridge, attempt. In the summer, Seth Dilles and I were back again to do the first ascent ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Mt. Whitney, If at First....
Mt. Whitney, If at First.… We began this route on the east face of Mt. Whitney in 1999, with 14-year-old Scott ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Lone Pine Peak, Pathways Through to Space
Lone Pine Peak, Pathways Through to Space. V 5.10 Al. First ascent August 1, by Stephen Quale and Scotty Nelson. This route ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, California, Sierra Nevada, Lone Pine Peak, The Streets of the Mountains
Lone Pine Peak, The Streets of the Mountains. IV 5.10 A0. First ascent September 4-6, by Miguel Carmona and Joe LeMay. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Arizona, Vermilion Cliffs, Various Activity
Vermilion Cliffs, various activity. For the past five years Albert Newman of Flagstaff, with a dozen partners, including Jeff Kennedy ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Utah, The Desert, Various Activity
The Desert, various activity. Many new routes were established in the Moab area by Joe Slansky, and in the Castle ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Zion, Various Ascents
Zion, various ascents. On the southeast face of West Temple, from March 19-21, Bryan Bird, Brody and Jared Greer, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Angel's Landing, Lowe Route, First Free Ascent with Variations
Angel’s Landing, Lowe Route, first free ascent with variations. After a successful spring trip to Yosemite, I resolved to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, Spearhead Mountain, Midevil Wall
Spearhead Mountain, Midevil Wall. From March 22-25 Ammon McNeely and I established Midevil Wall (V 5.9 A3+) over three days. The ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Utah, Zion National Park, The Watchman, Cradle to Grave
The Watchman, Cradle to Grave. In May Dave Jones and I climbed a new 10-pitch route on the northwest face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Rocky Mountain National Park, Summary
The RMNP summer alpine season was limited by exceptionally wet weather for Colorado. Although Tommy Caldwell and Topher Donahue made ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountains, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Hallucinogen Wall, Dry-Tool Free Ascent
Hallucinogen Wall, dry-tool free ascent. In May Ryan Nelson and Jared Ogden made a hybrid free-aid ascent of the daunting ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountains, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Charm School Boutique, Repeat
Charm School Boutique, repeat. Between The Journey Home and The Cruise on North Chasm View Wall, Jeff Achey found an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Colorado, Rocky Mountains, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Tague Yer Time
Tague Yer Time. South Chasm View Wall hides its secrets well. It took Jared Ogden and me many trips to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Colorado, The Rocky Mountains, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, BloodSport and Various Ascents
BloodSport and various ascents. In the spring Zach Smith and I climbed a new route between Ament’s Chimney and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Mt. Silex, North Face
In September 2000 Rex Wolters and I climbed a new 1,500', IV 5.10 A1 line on the north face of Mt. Silex ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Colorado, Sangre de Christo Range, Tijeras Peak, New Routes
Tijeras Peak, new routes. On July 19, Cam Burns, of the Basalt Bigfoot Coalition, and I attempted to climb the crowning ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Various Ascents
In August 2001 an Appalachian State student named Chris and I climbed a new 800' variation to the High Route on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Wyoming, Teton Range, Grand Teton, Alex Lowe Memorial Route
Grand Teton, Alex Lowe Memorial Route. On October 5 Mark Newcomb and I climbed a new route on the north face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Idaho, Salmon River Range, Slick Rock, Scenic Traction
Slick Rock, Scenic Traction. Slick Rock is a few miles northeast of McCall, about 100 miles north of Boise. This is ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Idaho, Jughandle Mountain, Various Routes
Jughandle Mountain, various routes. The northwest face of Jughandle Mountain (8,340') is directly above picturesque Louie Lake, near McCall, in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Idaho, Sawtooth Range, Elephant's Perch, Free Ascents
Elephant’s Perch, free ascents. During the summer I realized the free-climbing potential on the Elephant’s Perch. A number ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Idaho, Sawtooth Range, Goat Perch, Weekend Warrior
Goat Perch, Weekend Warrior. On June 5 Dave Hopper and I made the first ascent of Weekend Warrior (IV 5.8 Ml-2) on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Idaho, Pioneer Mountains, Hyndman Peak, Travis Michaelis Memorial Route
Hyndman Peak, Travis Michaelis Memorial Route. On May 14 Abe Dickerson and I climbed a very temporary ice route on the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Montana, Gallatin Canyon, Sheep Rock, Various Ascents
Sheep Rock, various ascents. Between August 2002 and July 2004 I climbed eight new routes on Sheep Rock in Gallatin Canyon, 20 miles ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Montana, Rocky Mountains, Beaverhead Mountains, Traverse
Beaverhead Mountains, traverse. On August 12, 2003, I finished a 1,362-mile journey that included a traverse of the Rocky Mountains. The journey ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Arrigetch Peaks, Samurai Savitz and Rock Jock
Arrigetch Peaks, Samurai Savitz and Rock Jock. Tim Kemple, Justin Sjong, and I flew to Betties, where we met Max ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, Angutikada (Old Man Mountain), First Ascent in 1985
Angutikada (Old Man Mountain), first ascent in 1985. With Ron Watters, Deborah Dixon and I made our third attempt to climb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Alaska, Brooks Range, DeLong Mountains, Exploration
DeLong Mountains, exploration. In August Craig Deutche, Anne Machung, Jerry Weidler, and I established a new route across the DeLong ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Hayes Range, Nenana Mountain, Descent Gully and South Buttress
Nenana Mountain, Descent Gully and South Buttress. In March, with Fairbanks local Seth Adams, I followed rumors of granite and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, Denali National Park and Preserve Summary
Denali National Park and Preserve, summary. Raindrops were falling at Kahiltna Basecamp the first week of May, as unusually and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Mt. McKinley, Northwest Face, Father and Sons Wall, Tranquillo Couloir
On June 4 Steve Lyall and I left the 14,000' camp on the West Buttress of Denali and descended to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Range, East Kahiltna Peak, D.S. and F.J.
East Kahiltna Peak, D.S. and F.J. Carl Tobin and I flew into the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005