American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Results

419 Records

Title Publication Year
South America, Peru, Cordillera Central, Tunshu, Direct Northeast Face
Tunshu, Direct Northeast Face. To reach Tunshu (5,730m), take the main highway from Lima to Huancayo through Oroya and Pachacallo. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Oriental, Various Ascents
Various ascents. On an expedition I led to the Cordillera Oriental with Tim Riley, we did several climbs. Our first ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcabamba, Various Ascents
Cordillera Vilcabamba, various ascents. In 2004 Canadians Conny Amelunxen and Neil Maedel visited the eastern end of the Pumasillo group, climbing ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcanota, Auzangate Massif, Mapping and New Approach Route
Auzangate Massif, mapping and new approach route. In early May, Brad Johnson and I, accompanied by three American clients and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Carabaya, Various Ascents
Cordillera Carabaya, various ascents. I led an expedition to the Peruvian Cordillera Carabaya in June, and we believe we made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Venezuela, Pico Ruiz, Idos en Guate, and Pico Humboldt, Five Pitches of Good Weather
Pico Ruiz Teran, Idos en Guate, and Pico Humboldt, Five Pitches of Good Weather. During January 2002 Carlos Pineda and I ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Venezuela, Auyan Tepuye, Gran Sabana, Rainbow Jambaia
Auyan Tepuye, Gran Sabana, Rainbow Jambaia. In March and April, Anne and John Arran, Ivan Calderón, Miles Gibson, Ben ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Suriname, Duivelsei, First Ascent
Duivelsei, first ascent. Intending to ascend an unclimbed mountain in the southern Suriname jungle, Gerke Hoekstra, Ronald Naar, and I ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Bolivia, Various Ascents
Bolivia, various ascents. Although more may come to light, Bolivian contacts and regular visitors know of little pioneering activity in 2005. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Andes, Chile, Sierra Nevada de las Lagunas Bravas, Exploration and Various Ascents
Sierra Nevada de las Lagunas Bravas, exploration and various ascents. During the four campaigns that we undertook in 1998,2000,2002, and 2005, several ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Andes, Argentina, Pissis-Bonete Region, Various Activity
Pissis-Bonete region, various activity. In March, Andrés Fabeiro and I were transported to the slopes of Cerro Pilar (erroneously ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Andes, Argentina, Cordon Cachi-Palermo, First Complete Traverse
Cordon Cachi-Palermo, first complete traverse. Cachi-Palermo is an isolated range located in the Argentine province of Salta. Its two main ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Central Andes, Chile, Cerro Marmolejo, Senda Real and the Nook
Cerro Marmolejo, Senda Real and The Nook. Austrians Harald Berger and Albert Leichtfried established a wild ice route on the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Central Andes, Chile, Cordon Granito, Overview
Cordon Granito, overview and various ascents. Cordon Granito is part of the Río Cipreses National Reserve, located in Chiles ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Central Andes, Argentina, Aconcagua, 2005-2006 Season Overview
Aconcagua, 2005-2006 season overview. From November 15, 2005, to March 15, 2006, the Parque Provincial Aconcagua had 7,285 visitors who trekked or climbed. This is 12.5% ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Central Andes, Argentina, Pico Polaco, An Offer You Can't Refuse
Pico Polaco, An Offer You Cant Refuse. On January 12, 2006, Scott Vanderplaats and I completed a new route on Pico Polaco (6,001...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Patagonia, Chile, Cochamó, Valle Cochamó, Overview and Various Ascents
Valle Cochamó, overview and various ascents. At pitch 13 on the white granite of the 1,000m Trinidad wall, Argentine Esequiel Manoni ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Patagonia, Chile, Cochamó, Cerro La Junta, Trinidad, and Roca Grande de la Junta
Cerro La Junta, Trinidad, and Roca Grande de la Junta, new routes. I made my first Cochamó expedition, from the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Patagonia, Chile, Cochamó, Cerro La Junta, Viaje a la Luna Creciente
Cerro La Junta, Viaje a la Luna Creciente. In the grassy meadows of a high plateau, after six hours of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Northern Patagonia, Chile, Cochamó, El Monstruo, La Gran Rasa
El Monstruo, La Gran Raja. Jerzy Stefanski and I (both Polish) created a new line on the previously unclimbed east ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Central Patagonia, Chile, Allevano Tower, Avellano pal Verano, and Costumes Rehearsal
Allevano Tower, Avellano pal Verano, and Costumes Rehearsal. While working for a month by massive San Lorenzo Peak as a ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Central Patagonia, Argentina, San Lorenzo, Café Cortado
San Lorenzo, Café Cortado. The Up Project is a series of expeditions I conceived, in order to bring some strong ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Chalten Massif, Patagonia Summary
Patagonia summary. [Note: this summary supplements the individual route reports below— Ed.] Unlike the past few years, this season did ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Chalten Massif, Cerro Torre, El Arca de los Vientos
Cerro Torre, El Area de los Vientos. On November 12 and 13, Alessandro Beltrami, Rolando Garibotti, and Ermanno Salvaterra became the first ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Chalten Massif, Cerro Torre, The Long Run; and Cerro Standhardt, Extreme Emotions
Cerro Torre, The Long Run; and Cerro Standhardt, Extreme Emotions. On Janurary 3, 2006, Stephen Koch and I went to Chalten and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Chalten Massif, Fitz Roy, Linea di Eleganza, Second Ascent and First Free Ascent
Fitz Roy, Linea di Eleganza, second ascent and first free ascent. In a single push from February 22 to 24, 2006, Tommy Caldwell, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Chalten Massif, Aguja Rafael Juarez, Blood on the Tracks; and Desmochado, The Sound and the Fury
Aguja Rafael Juarez, Blood on the Tracks; and Desmochada, The Sound and the Fury. In December, Taki Miyamoto (Japan), Freddie ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Chalten Massif, Desmochada, Golden Eagle
Desmochada, Golden Eagle. On January 29 German Alexander Huber and I went from Bridwell Camp to Campo de los Polacos, directly ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Chalten Massif, Various Ski Descents
Various ski descents. In the fall Bean Bowers, Ben Ditto, and I completed a ski mountaineering circumnavigation of the Fitz ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Hielo Continental, Cerro Murallón, Gone with the Wind
Cerro Murallón, Gone with the Wind. On the north pillar of Cerro Murallón (2,831m), Stefan Glowacz and Robert ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Argentina, Hielo Continental, Cerro Lliboutry, First Ascent, Winter Ascent
Cerro Lliboutry, first ascent, winter ascent. On July 20 Abdo Fernández and I, both Chilean, flew to Punta Arenas and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Chile, Torres del Paine National Park, General Information
General information. Riders on the Storm (1,200m, 5.12d A3), first climbed by Germans Nor- bert Bätz, Peter Dittrich, Bernd ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Chile, Torres del Paine National Park, Cuerno Este, First Ascent, Lauchon Este
Cuerno Este, first ascent, Lauchon Este. In early March 2006 Milena Gomez and I, both Argentine, completed the first ascent of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Chile, Torres del Paine National Park, Peineta, Capicúa Pastor
Peineta, Capicúa Pastor. In October, Dario Arancibia and I summited Peineta, the fourth Paine Tower, by a new route (...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Chile, West of Paine, Meseta de los Franceses, Various First Ascents
Meseta de los Franceses, various first ascents. In July, Pablo Besser, Ismael Mena, Nicolás von Graevenitz, and I made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Argentina and Chile, Southern Patagonia, Chile, South of Paine, Cerro Balmaceda, First Winter Ascent
Cerro Balmaceda, first winter ascent. Cerro Balmaceda (2,260m) is located at the southern end of the Continental Icecap, some 40km ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Union Glacier, "Mt. Herve, " Possible First Ascent: Horsehoe Glacier, "High Nunatak," Possible First Ascent
Union Glacier, “Mt. Hervé,” possible first ascent; Horseshoe Glacier, “High Nunatak,” possible first ascent. Previously unreported from the 2004-05 season, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Sentinel Range, Vinson Massif, Summary
Vinson Massif, summary. Around 140 climbers summited Vinson during the 2005-2006 season, with only four climbers unsuccessful. There were no new ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Sentinel Range, New Altitude Survey, Mt. Craddock, West Face; Mt. Gardner, Ascent; Mt. Tyree, Attempt
New altitude survey; Mt. Craddock, west face; Mt. Gardner, ascent; Mt. Tyree, attempt. As a continuation of previous GPS work ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Sentinel Range, Vinson Massif, West Face, Purple Haze Couloir
Vinson Massif, west face, Purple Haze Couloir. It was January 15, 2005 and we had been stuck in Vinson base camp for ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Antarctica, Ellsworth Mountains, Sentinel Range, Epperly-Shinn Col, West Face, Attempt and Accident
Epperly-Shinn col, west face, attempt and accident. Tom Nonis and I were dropped off in the cirque to the west ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Antarctica, Queen Maud Land, Orvin Fjella Mountains: "Windmill Spire," First Ascent, by Frozen Tears; Unnamed Peak, First Ascent, by Dragon Back Ridge
Orvin Fjella Mountains: “Windmill Spire,” first ascent, by Frozen Tears; Unnamed Peak, first ascent, by Dragon Back Ridge. In November ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Peninsula Summary
Peninsula summary. As usual, there were numerous yacht journeys down the Peninsula, some of them for climbing. The season was ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula, Mt. Shackleton, South Face-West Ridge; Wandel Peak, North Ridge to Summit Mushroom
Mt. Shackleton, south face-west ridge; Wandel Peak, north ridge to summit mushroom. At the end of January 2006 we headed for ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Oman, Western Hajar, Various First Ascents
Western Hajar, various first ascents. In December 2004 and January 2005, Geoff Hornby (U.K.) and I climbed on the mountain ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Jordan, Wadi Rum, Autumn 2005-Spring 2006, Summary
Autumn 2005-Spring 2006, summary. In 2005 climbing slowly began to pick up again in Wadi Rum, and just before Easter 2006 many climbers ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Jebel Rum, East Face, Rock Empire
In November Michal Rosecky, Tomas Sobotka, and I visited Wadi Rum. We were interested in this area because we come ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Turkey, Southern Anatolia, Ala Dag Mountains, Demirkazik, East Face, Uc Muz. Parmakkaya, East Face, Mezza Luna Nascente
Ala Dag Mountains, Demirkazik, east face, Uc Muz. Parmakkaya, east face, Mezza Luna Nascente. Occasionally in jazz three people from ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Africa, Morocco, Taghia, Tabouimmt N'Tsouiannt, Fantasia
Hidden deep in the mountains, 85km from the nearest city, Taghia has recently become a climbing Mecca for Europeans. However, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Africa, Mali, Hombori Region; Hand of Fatima, Hombori Tondo and Naama Tondo Various New Routes
Hombori region; Hand of Fatima, Hombori Tondo and Naama Tondo various new routes. In January our team from the Groupe ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006