American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Africa, Ethiopia, The Sandstone Towers of Tigray
The Sandstone Towers of Tigray. The province of Tigray, in northern Ethiopia, is a region of sandstone mountains and high ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Africa, Kenya, Mt. Kenya, Diamond Couloir, Ascent
Mt. Kenya, Diamond Couloir, ascent. The Diamond Couloir is an African classic, an elegant ice couloir on the south face ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Africa, Kenya, Mt. Kenya, Diamond Couloir, Complete Ascent
Mt. Kenya, Diamond Couloir, complete ascent. On October 26 my girlfriend Séverine Bornet, who is aspirant guide, and I climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Africa, Uganda, Rwenzori Range, Traverse, Various Ascents, and New Peaks
Rwenzori Range, traverse, various ascents, and new peaks. From January 31 to February 12, Cam Burns, Charlie French, 12 porters, one ranger, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Editor's Note: Guide to the Rwenzori — Mountains of the Moon
Editors note: Guide to the Rwenzori - Mountains of the Moon; 336 pages including 48 color plates, 25 grayscale, and 30 maps and drawings; ...
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Notes
2006
Africa, Madagascar, Tsaranoro Atsimo, New Route in 2004
Tsaranoro Atsimo, new route in 2004. The Tsaranoro Massif is now well known and attracts climbers from all over the world, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Scotland, Scottish Winter Season Summary
Scottish winter season summary. It is early April as I write this. Despite the birdsong and spring flowers, here in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Tromso Region, Kvaloya Island, Blamann, North Face, Arctandria, First Free Ascent
Kvaloya Island, Blamann, north face, Arctandria, first free ascent. After meeting a Swedish guy in Squamish, Canada, who told me ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, Austvagoy Island, Vagakallen, Second Ascent of Freya
Austvagoy Island, Vagakallen, second ascent of Freya. Dusan Janak and I arrived on the island of Austvagoy hoping to climb ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, Austvagoy Island, Vagakallen, Second Ascent of Storm Pillar
Austvagoy Island, Vagakallen, second ascent of Storm Pillar. From June 16 to 18 Vasek Satava and I made the second ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, Flakstadoy Island, Storinden, Slovakiaruta
Flakstadoy Island, Stortinden, Slovakiaruta. Miro Mrava and Brano Turcek, two climbers from the Slovak Mountaineering Union, JAMES, spent two weeks ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, Moskenesøy Island, Helvetesind, West Face, The Next Big Thing and Norwegian Sheep Ranch
MoskenesØy Island, Helvetestind, west face, The Next Best Thing and Norwegian Sheep Ranch. On July 3 Adam Stack and I ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, Moskensøy Island, Ølkontind, East Face, It's All About the Numbers and Looks Can Be Deceiving
MoskenesØy Island, Ølkontind, east face, It’s all About the Numbers and Looks Can be Deceiving. On July 7 Tommy ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Europe, Norway, Lofoten, New Guide to Lofoten Climbing
New guide to Lofoten climbing. Ed Webster’s classic guide Climbing in the Magic Islands was reprinted last year. However, ...
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Notes
2006
Europe, Noway, Southern Norway, Stavanger Region, Lysenfjord, Kierag, La Vida es Bella
Lysenfjord, Kierag, La Vida es Bella. Spaniards Edu Marin and Toti Vales, the former reputed to be one of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Russia, Siberia, Sayan Mountains, Kupol-Stol Region, Peak ca. 3,000m, Pofigo
3,000m, Pofigo. In June, Heidi Wirtz and I made a first ascent at a climbing area known as Kupol-Stol, in ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Afghanistan, Koh-e-Maghrebi (6,040m), Probable First Ascent
Koh-e-Maghrebi (6,040m), probable first ascent. Spanish mountaineers David Cejudo Fernandez and Luis Miguel Lopez made a rare visit to Afghanistan’...
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2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Karavshin, Wall of Dikes, Central Pyramid, Various First Ascents
Wall of Dikes, Central Pyramid, various first ascents. In July a team of two Irish climbers (Donie O’Sullivan and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Kyzyl Asker, Southeast Face Attempt
On August 3 Scott Adamson, Tom Adamson, and I stepped off the plane in Bishkek, courtesy of an AAC Lyman Spitzer ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Western Kokshaal-Too, Fersmana Glacier, Pik Neizvestniy, First Ascent, and Various Attempts
Fersmana Glacier, Pik Neizvestniy, first ascent, and various attempts. In July and August I traveled with Grant Piper and Graham ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Western Kokshaal-Too, Kyrgyzstan-Asia, China Border Changes
Kyrgyzstan-China border changes. During our journey to the Western Kokshaal-Too reported above, we were surprised to find that sections of ...
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Notes
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Borkoldoy Range, Northern Borkoldoy, First Ascents
Northern Borkoldoy, first ascents. The Borkoldoy Range in southeastern Kyrgyzstan has been explored by a handful of recent expeditions, which ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Borkoldoy Range, Central Borkoldoy, Pik Tansovsitsa, North Ridge; Alpinistka, West Ridge; Pik Koldunia, South Ridge; "Pik Borkoldoy," South Ridge
Central Borkoldoy, Pik Tansovsitsa, north ridge; Alpinistka, west ridge; Pik Koldunia, south ridge; “Pik Borkoldoy” south ridge. The central area ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Tien Shan, Pik Pobeda, First Solo Traverse
Pik Pobeda, first solo traverse. From August 16-23 Gleb Solokov made the first solo traverse of Pik Pobeda (7,439m) from ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Pamir Alai, Tien Shan, Khan Tengri, North Face, Ascent
Khan Tengri, north face, ascent. From August 20 to 29 Pavel Shabalin and Ilyas Tukhvatullin made the first two-man ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tadjikistan, Central Pamir, Upper Fedchenko Glacier, Possible First Ascents and Tragedy
Upper Fedchenko Glacier, possible first ascents and tragedy. Our expedition comprised eight current and former members of the University of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tadjikistan, Southwestern Pamir, Pik Engels, West Face to Foresummit, Russian Roulette II
Pik Engels, west face to foresummit, Russian Roulette II. In August the Alpine Fund of Tajikistan organized an expedition to ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Hindu Kush, Saraghrar Southeast, First Ascent
Saraghrar Southeast, first ascent. In July a Neuchatel Swiss Alpine Club expedition, which comprised nine members led by Jean-Michel Zweiacker, ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Nanga Parbat Range, Nanga Parbat, Southeast (Rupal) Face
Nanga Parbat, southeast (Rupal) face. From September 1 to 6 Vince Anderson and Steve House made an alpine-style ascent of Nanga Parbat's ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Karakoram, Government Avalanche Warning
Government avalanche warning. After the 2004-05 winter, following the heaviest snowfall in Pakistan for over 40 years, Pakistan’s Meteorological Department ...
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Notes
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Batura Muztagh, Batura II (7,762m), South Face, Attempt; Probable Second Ascent of Ya Chish, Probable Fourth Ascent of Batokshi
Batura II (7,762m), south face, attempt; probable second ascent of Ya Chish, probable fourth ascent of Batokshi. Batura II is ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Batura Muztagh, Uttar (7,388m), Southeast Pillar, Attempt
Ultar (7,388m), southeast pillar, attempt. Christian Trommsdorff and I met at the beginning of October in Karimabad, Hunza. The earthquake ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Ghujerab Muztagh, "Boe Sar" (ca.5,700m) and "Shah Izat Peak" (ca. 5,700m), First Ascents
“Boe Sar” (ca. 5,700m) and “Shah Izat Peak” (ca. 5,700m), first ascents. These two easy summits are located in the ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Hispar Muztagh, Shimshal White Horn (ca. 6,400m), Attempt
Shimshal White Horn (ca. 6,400m), attempt. Shimshal White Horn (a.k.a. Ishpardin) is an elegant snow pyramid located to ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Panmah Muztagh, Baintha Brakk (a.k.a. the Ogre, 7,285m), Attempts to Repeat the Original British Route and the South Pillar
Baintha Brakk (a.k.a. the Ogre, 7,285m), attempts to repeat the original British Route and the South Pillar. Basque ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Himalaya, Panmah Muztagh, Latok I, North Ridge, Attempt; Various New Routes on Surrounding Peaks; Repeat of Indian Face Aréte
Latok I, north ridge, attempt; various new routes on surrounding peaks; repeat of Indian Face Arête. Last summer my ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Trango Group,Trango II (6,327m), Southwest Ridge (Severance Ridge), Not to Summit
Trango II (6,327m), southwest ridge (Severance Ridge), not to summit. Trango II is the major snow-capped peak immediately north of ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Trango Group,Trango Tower, Southeast Face, The Crux Zone
Trango Tower, southeast face, The Crux Zone. A Korean expedition comprising leader Kim Hyung-Il and members Jang Ki-heon, Jeon Yangjun, ...
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2006
Asia, Pakistan, Baltoro Muztagh, Trango Group,Trango Tower (6251m), South Pillar, Eternal Flame - Pou Brothers Variant
Trango Tower (6,251m), south pillar, Eternal Flame—Pou Brothers Variant. After arriving in base camp on July 11, mountain journalist Jabi ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Great Trango, Southwest Face to South Face (Assalam Alaikum), Not to Summit; Hainabrakk East Tower, South Southeast Face (Mystical Denmo); Shipton Spire, East Face to Northeast Ridge, to within 80m of Summit
A joint Czech-Slovak expedition visited the Baltoro from July 26 to August 31. The team comprised eight climbers from Slovakia: Gabo Cmá...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2006