American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Rolwaling Himal, Shishapangma, First Winter Ascent
Shishapangma, first winter ascent. I was sick and tired of the extra-European alpinism I was doing; I did not find ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Mahalangur Himal, Qow Xab (Palung Ri) (7,022m)
Qow Xab (Palung Ri) (7,022m). I made a quick ascent of unclimbed [see editor’s note below] Qow Xab via ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Mahalangur Hima, Everest, North Face, New Route
Everest, north face, new route. One of the season’s most important climbs was the ascent of Everest’s great ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Mahalangur Himal, Everest, North Face New Route, Personal Commentary on History and Style
Everest, north face new route, personal commentary on history and style. The expedition to Everest by the North Face was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Mahalangur Himal, Everest, Search for Andrew Irvine's Body
Everest, search for Andrew Irvine’s body. Amid much speculation about the fate of Andrew Irvine, members of the 1999 and 2001 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Mahalangur Himal, Makalu II (7,678), New Route and First Ascent from Tibet
Makalu II (7,678m), new route and first ascent from Tibet. Jean Christophe Lafaille’s ambitious and committing plan was a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Bhutan Himalaya, Yadong County, Chomolhari (7,326m), Alpine Style Ascent
Chomolhari (7,326m), alpine style ascent. On 7 May Roger Payne and I (both British) made a rapid alpine style ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Bhutan Himalaya, Lhozhag Region, Kula Kangri I (7,538m) (Künla Kangri, Main Peak), Attempt
Kula Kangri I (7,538m) (Künla Kangri, Main Peak), attempt. This assault on the main peak of Kula Kangri was ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Bhutan Himalaya, Lhozhag Region, Kula Kangri, West Ridge Attempt
Kula Kangri, west ridge attempt. A French commercial expedition jointly led by lean Annequin and Ludovic Challeat attempted the west ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Bhutan Himalaya, Lhozhag Region, Kula Kangri, West Ridge Attempt
Kula Kangri, west ridge attempt. A three-man Danish team led by Claus Olsen also attempted the West Ridge at the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Bhutan Himalaya, Lhozhag Region, Monda Kangri (6,426m), Attempt
Monda Kangri (6,426m), attempt. Monda Kargri is located at 28.2°N and 90.6°E, 145km south of Lhasa. It is an isolated ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Asia, Tibet, Bhutan Himalaya, Nyainqentanglha East, Jiequinnalagabu (Namla Karpa) (6,316m), First Ascent
Jieqinnalagabu (Namla Karpa) (6,316m), first ascent. We met our staff and got our permit for Tibet in Kathmandu on August 16. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Australasia, New Zealand, The Darran Mountains, Fiordland Summary
Summer 2002/2003 – Autumn 2004 The Darran Mountains, Fiordland summary. The Darran Mountains are New Zealand’s greatest multi-pitch alpine rock venue. With ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Australasia, New Zealand, Barron Saddle, Mt. Brewster Region Summary
Barron Saddle, Mt. Brewster region summary. This is a large and complex alpine region broadly covering the Southern Alps south ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Australasia, New Zealand,  Aoraki, Mt. Cook and Westland Summary
Aoraki Mt. Cook and Westland summary. The Aoraki Mt. Cook and Westland region is a shadow of its former self ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Australasia, New Zealand,  Alpine Rock in the Darran Mountains Summary
Alpine rock in the Darran Mountains summary. After a quiet winter, some sustained periods of fine weather and a group ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Australasia, New Zealand,  Mt. Aspiring region summary
Mt. Aspiring region summary. In terms of new route activity it has been a relatively quiet year for the Aspiring ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Australasia, New Zealand, Queenstown Region Summary
Queenstown region summary. The Remarkable Range continues to be a ice playground in winter with several new lines being establised ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Australasia, New Zealand, Hopkins Valley Region Summary
Hopkins Valley region summary. Exceeding the Aoraki Mt. Cook area for new routes, this accessible area continues to receive attention ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
Australasia, New Zealand, Aoraki Mount Cook and Westland Summary
Aoraki Mount Cook and Westland summary. There were a number of standout climbs at Aoraki Mt. Cook during the last ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2005
When the Alps Cast Their Spell: Mountaineers of the Alpine Golden Age
When the Alps Cast Their Spell: Mountaineers of the Alpine Golden Age. Trevor Braham. Glasgow, The In Pinn (Neil Wilson ...
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Book Reviews
2005
High Rocks and Ice: The Classic Mountain Photographs of Bob and Ira Spring
High Rocks and Ice: The Classic Mountain Photographs of Bob and Ira Spring. Ira Spring. Foreword by John Harlin III. ...
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Book Reviews
2005
Mount Everest, Khumbu Himal, Rolwaling Himal I Khumbakarna Himal, Satellite Image Map; K2 and the Baltoro Glacier in the Karakoram, Satellite Image Map
Mount Everest, Khumbu Himal, Rolwaling Himal I Khumbakarna Himal, Satellite Image Map (1:1,000,000), Jan Zurawski. K2 and the Baltoro Glacier in ...
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Book Reviews
2005
Postcards from The Trailer Park
Postcards From The Trailer Park. Cameron Burns. New York: The Lyons Press. 2004. Paperback. 279 pages. When I received Cameron Burns’ book ...
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Book Reviews
2005
Ways to the Sky: A Historical Guide to North American Mountaineering
Ways to the Sky: A Historical Guide to North American Mountaineering, Andy Selters. Golden, CO: The American Alpine Club Press. 334 ...
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Book Reviews
2005
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Aron Ralston. Atria Books: New York, 2004.354 pages, with 16 pages of color photos. $26.00 This ...
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Book Reviews
2005
Longs Peak: The Story of Colorado's Favorite Fourteener
Longs Peak: The Story of Colorado’s Favorite Fourteener. Dougald MacDonald. Englewood, CO: Westcliffe Publishers, 2004.240 pages. Paperback. $24.95. From a speeding ...
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Book Reviews
2005
In Brief: Notes from the Banff Mountain Book Festival 2004
In Brief: Notes from the Banff Mountain Book Festival 2004 Twelve years ago North America launched its first mountain literature event: ...
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Book Reviews
2005
Barry Corbet, 1936-2004
Barry Corbet 1936-2004 “Damn it,” Barry said. I’d just shared my latest ruminations on heroes, and declared him one ...
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In Memoriam
2005
William Preston "Bill" Elfendahl, 1914-2004
William Preston “Bill” Elfendahl 1914-2004 Bill Elfendahl, 89, Boeing engineer, one of REI’s founders, mountaineer, skier, sailor, and Scout leader ...
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In Memoriam
2005
Russell O. Huse, 1908-2004
Russell O. Huse 1908-2004 Russell Huse’s roots are deeply embedded in the area of Ventura County, California, originally known ...
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In Memoriam
2005
Reese Martin, 1955-2004
Reese Martin 1955-2004 Reese Martin was a true contemporary Renaissance man. Growing up, he was a constantly moving “Air Force ...
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In Memoriam
2005
W.V. Graham Matthews II, 1921-2004
W. V. Graham Matthews II 1921-2004 I first knew Graham when I returned to Harvard College after World War II ...
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In Memoriam
2005
Polly Prescott, 1902-2003
Polly Prescott 1902-2003 Polly Prescott’s climbing career began in 1922 when she climbed Mt. Rainier as the climax of a ...
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In Memoriam
2005
Landon Gale Rockwell, 1914-2003
Landon Gale Rockwell 1914-2003 Landon Gale Rockwell, known to virtually everyone as “Rocky” (including his very own mother; I asked ...
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In Memoriam
2005
Peter K. Schoening, 1927-2004
Peter K. ScHOENiNG 1927-2004 Pete Schoening died at his home on Lake Washington shortly after dawn. As the day lightened, ...
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In Memoriam
2005
Alaska Section
Because of space limitations, we have limited reports to those from AAC sections. We regret losing track of our sister ...
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Club Activities
2005
Cascade Section
Cascade Section. On April 8, with the Climbing Club of the University of Washington, we hosted a presentation by Hans Florine, ...
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Club Activities
2005
Oregon Section
Oregon Section. During the summer a project was undertaken on Mt. Hood to search for highly adapted anaerobic organisms known ...
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Club Activities
2005
Northern Rockies Section
Northern Rockies Section. 2004 was a busy and productive year in the Northern Rockies. We began the year in Boise with ...
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Club Activities
2005
Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. Thanks to an enthusiastic group of CRS volunteers headed by Rick Casey, the AAC established a high ...
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Club Activities
2005
North Central Section
North Central Section. The North Central Section has about 165 members spread out over an area of roughly 600 miles x 600 miles. ...
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Club Activities
2005
New York Section
New York Section. While the New York Section, now a record 750 members strong, hosts a variety of outdoor and indoor ...
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Club Activities
2005
New England Section
New England Section. On March 6 the Section hosted its first “Old Timers Day” on the ice and in the rain ...
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Club Activities
2005
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Eighth Annual Report on the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
Fifty-Eighth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada This is ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
2005
Fall on Ice, Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Mountain, Cascade Waterfall
FALL ON ICE Alberta-, Banff National Park, Cascade Mountain, Cascade Waterfall On January 3, a party of two was climbing on ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall on Ice, Banff National Park, Mount Bourgeau, Bourgeau Right-Hand
FALL ON ICE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Bourgeau, Bourgeau Right-Hand On January 4, a party of two was climbing Bourgeau ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Avalanche, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Wilson, Midnight Rambler
AVALANCHE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Wilson, Midnight Rambler On February 12 John Miner, Jim Andrues, and Russ Howard were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Avalanche, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Rundle, Professor Falls
AVALANCHE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Rundle, Professor Falls On March 23, a party of two was climbing Professor Falls (280 m. ...
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Accident Reports
2005
Fall into Crevasse—Unroped, Alberta, Jasper Naitonal Park, Mount Athabasca, North Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE-UNROPED Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Athabasca, North Glacier On April 9, a party of three were ascending the ...
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Accident Reports
2005