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Asia, China, Kun Lun, Koskulak (7,028m), First and Second Ascents by the West Ridge and Third Ascent by the North Face
Koskulak (7,028m), first and second ascents by the west ridge and third ascent by the north face. Koskulak is situated ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Kun Lun, Yume Muztagh, First Ascent
Yume Muztagh, first ascent. At 11:05 a.m. on August 1 all four members of our expedition succeeded in making the first ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Kun Lun, Unsupported Crossing of the Western Kun Lun and Attempt on Pt 6,903m
Unsupported crossing of the Western Kun Lun and attempt on Pt. 6,903m. In September a Russian team jointly led by ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shah, Xiashe (5,833m), First Ascent
Xiashe (5,833m), first ascent. On October 13 Patricia Deavoll of New Zealand and I made the first ascent of Xiashe, via ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shah, Xiashe, North Face; Peak 5,690m, Northeast Ridge, Attempt
Xiashe, north face; Peak 5,690m, northeast ridge, attempt. It was Tamotsu Nakamuras telephoto of Xiashe’s north face appearing in ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shah, West Sichuan Highland, An Explorartory Visit and First Ascent of Peak 5,160m.
West Sichuan Highland, an exploratory visit and first ascent of Peak 5,160m. On the advice of Tamotsu Nakamura, a party ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Gongkala Shan, Gongkala Shan, Foild Attempt to Gain the Mountain; Haizi Shan, Attempt
Gongkala Shan, foiled attempt to gain the mountain; Haizi Shan, attempt. In September and October Toto Gronlund, Peter Rowat, Dave ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Sichuan, Dazue Shan, Yala, West-South Ridge, Attempt
Yala, west-southwest ridge, attempt. From October 20 to November 1 the GORE-AAIC First Ascents team attempted a new route on the west-southwest ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Jiang Jun Feng, Bipeng Valley, First Ascent
Jiang Jun Feng, Bipeng Valley, first ascent. Chris Chitty, Pat Goodman, Ari Menitove and I were to travel to the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, "The Angry Wife," First Ascent, Via North Ridge (Raindog Arête); Daogou, First Ascent, Via South Face (Salvage Op)
“The Angry Wife,” first ascent, via north ridge (Raindog Arête); Daogou, first ascent, via south face (Salvage Op). In ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Changpin Valley, First Ascents of Chiwen, "The Little Prince," and Chibu
Changping Valley, first ascents of Chiwen, “The Little Prince,” and Chibu. On September 11 Katy Holm, Aidan Oloman, and I left ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Patala Shan (5,428m), North Face, Solo
Putala Shan (5,428m), north face, solo. The north face of Putala Shan is an impressive big wall, which I have ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Eagle Rock Peak, First Ascent
Eagle Rock Peak, first ascent. A man wearing a leather jacket with a bloody knife in his hands stands by ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Shuangqiao Gou, First Ascents of "Pakla Shan," "Shuangquio Peak," and the Northwest Face of Tan Shan
Shuangqiao Gou, first ascents of“Pakla Shan,” “Shuangqiao Peak,” and the northwest face of Tan Shan. The Croatian Mountaineering Federation, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
China, Qonglai Shan, Chengdu Region, Daxuetang (5,364m), First Ascent
Daxuetang (5,364m), first ascent. Daxu- etang lies almost due south of Siguniang and is the highest peak within the boundaries ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Central Asia, Tibet, Shankangshan Range, Pt. 6,603m, Southeast Ridge, West Summit; Pt. 6,210m, Southwest Ridge; Pt. 6,390m, West Ridge; All First Official Ascents
Shahkangshan Range, Pt. 6,603m, southeast ridge, west summit; Pt. 6,210m, southwest ridge; Pt. 6,390m, west ridge; all first official ascents. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Habuqung Shan, Dobzebo, First Ascent, Via Southwest Ridge
Dobzebo, first ascent, via southwest ridge. When our team of four, comprising Alpine Club members Derek Buckle, Alasdair Scott, Martin ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Nyanshen Tanglha, Qungmo Kangri, First Solo and First Alpine Style Ascent, Via South Ridge
Qungmo Kangri, first solo and first alpine style ascent, via south ridge. After a month of mountaineering in the central ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Nyanshen Tanglha, Pajan Zhari, and "Gompa Garpo Ri," First Known Ascents
Pajan Zhari and “Gompa Garpo Ri,” first known ascents. In September and October I returned to the Nyanchen Tanglha Range, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Nyanchen Tanglha East, An Introduction to the Geography of the Eastern Nyanchen Tanglha (Nyanianqentanglha) and a Journey from the Waters of the Yi'ong Tso to the Primarily Bomi Village of Bake Along the Lower Yi'ong Tsangpo
An introduction to the geography of the Eastern Nyanchen Tanglha (Nyainqentanglha) and a journey from the waters of the Yi’...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Nyanchen Tanglha East, Menamcho, Attempt by Northwest Ridge; Kajaqiao, First Ascent, Via West Face and Northwest Ridge
Menamcho, attempt by northwest ridge; Kajaqiao, first ascent, via west face and northwest ridge. October 2005. Mick Fowler, Adam Thomas, Chris ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Nyanchen Tanglha East, Birutaso (ca. 6,550m), First Ascent
Birutaso (ca. 6,550m), first ascent. After the last-minute permit fiascos that stymied an attempt to reach the Lawa Valley in 2004, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Pts. 6,473 ("Free Asia, Tibet") and 6,063 ("Bochánek"), Possibly First Ascents
Pts. 6,473m (“Free Tibet”) and 6,063m (“Bochánek”), possible first ascents. Zdenek Cervenka, Cestmír Lukeš, and Irene Oehninger from ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Risum, Ascent of East Ridge
Risum, ascent of east ridge. On September 20 Isomi Okanda (61) of Japan and a porter made an ascent of the east ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Tsha Tung, First Ascent
Tsha Tung, first ascent. During my 2003 winter attempt on Xixabangma I noticed a small peak on the south side of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Gaurishankar, Northeast Ridge Attempt
Gaurishankar, northeast ridge attempt. The noted American mountaineer, John Roskelley, and his son Jess aimed to make the first ascent ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Menlungtse, North Face Attempt
Menlungtse, north face attempt. In October 1999 I was the leader of a four-man U.S.- Canadian party that made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Mount Everest, First Free Ascent of the Second Step, Previously Unreported
Mount Everest, first free ascent of the Second Step, previously unreported. In AAJ 2000, pp. 378-9, Conrad Anker reported on his ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Chomo Lonzo, North and Central Summits, First Ascents
Chomo Lonzo, North and Central Summits, first ascents. An eight-man French team of Stéphane Benoist, Yann Bonneville, Aymeric Clouet, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Kaluxung, First Ascent
Kaluxung, first ascent. To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Alpine Club of Keio University, Teietu Yakuwa led an expedition ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Kula Kangri and Jiexiang, Attempts
Kula Kangri and Jiexiang, attempts. During April and May our small team attempted Kula Kan- gri (7,554m). Stephen Chaplin from ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Australasia, New Zealand, Autumn 2005-Autumn 2006, The Darran Mountains, Summary
The Darran Mountains, summary. Despite their isolation and high rainfall, Fiordland’s Darran Mountains are New Zealand’s current forcing ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Australasia, New Zealand, Autumn 2005-Autumn 2006, Queenstown region, Summary.
Queenstown region, summary. Queenstown’s Wye Creek became New Zealand’s focal point for sport-mixed climbing over the past winter. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Australasia, New Zealand, Autumn 2005-Autumn 2006, Barron Saddle-Mt. Brewster Region, Summary
Barron Saddle-Mt. Brewster Region, summary. It’s tempting to call the North Buttress of Mt. Hopkins (2,678m) a “last great ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Australasia, New Zealand, Autumn 2005-Autumn 2006, Aoraki Mount Cook and Westland, Summary
Aoraki Mount Cook and Westland, summary. The west side of the Divide was relatively quiet this past year, with only ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Australasia, New Zealand, Autumn 2005-Autumn 2006, Canterbury Region, Summary
Canterbury region, summary. Showing that there are still plenty of new things to do in the Southern Alps, if you ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Australasia, New Zealand, Autumn 2005-Autumn 2006, Rock Climbing, Brief Summary
Rock climbing, brief summary. Working from south to north, this report mentions only sample highlights of New Zealand crag climbing. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
American Alpine Club Climbing Grants
The American Alpine Club grants program provides resources for climbers and explorers to attempt new challenges, conduct scientific research, and ...
AAJ
Notes
2006
On the Ridge Between Life and Death: A Climbing Life Reexamined
On the Ridge Between Life and Death: A Climbing Life Reexamined. David Roberts. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 415 pages. Hardcover. $26.00. My ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
I'll Call You in Kathmandu: The Elizabeth Hawley Story
I’ll Call You in Kathmandu: The Elizabeth Hawley Story. Bernadette McDonald. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. Seattle: The Mountaineers ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
The Villian: A Portrait of Don Williams
The Villain: A Portrait of Don Whillans. James Perrin. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2005. 360 pages, b&w photos. Softcover. $16.95. Here’s ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
Possessed by Shadows
Possessed by Shadows. Donigan Merritt. New York: Other Press, 2005. 239 pages. Hardcover. $22.00. Some alpine climbs are so visionary that regardless of ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
Mountain Rescue --Chamonix Mt. Blanc: A Season with the World's Busiest Mountain Rescue Service
Mountain Rescue—Chamonix Mt. Blanc: A Season with the World’s Busiest Mountain Rescue Service. Anne Sauvy. Translated by Sue ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
Into the Unknown: The Remarkable Life of Hans Kraus
Into the Unknown: The Remarkable Life of Hans Kraus. Susan E.B. Schwartz. Lincoln (NE): iUniverse: 2005. 306 pages. Softcover. $21.95. Hans Kraus ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
On Thin Ice: Alpine Climbs in the Americas, Asia and the Himalaya
On Thin Ice: Alpine Climbs in the Americas, Asia and the Himalaya. Mick Fowler. Foreword by Chris Bonington. London: Bâ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
The Forgotten Adventure: Mount Everest, The Reconnaissance, 1935
The Forgotten Adventure: Mount Everest, The Reconnaissance, 1935. Tony Astill. Foreword by Lord Hunt. Introduction by Sir Edmund Hillary. Southhampton: Les ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman
Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman. Yvon Chouinard. New York: Penguin Press, 2005. 261 pages. Hardcover. $26.95. This ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life
Breaking Trail: A Climbing Life. Arlene Blum. New York: Scribner, 2005. Black and WHITE PHOTOS. 313 PAGES. Hardcover. $27.50. If ever there has ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
Learning to Breathe
Learning to Breathe. Andy Cave. London: Hutchinson, 2005. 276 pages. £18.99. $44.95. This remarkable debut memoir, co-winner of the 2005 Board- man-Tasker Award and winner ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006
Broad Peak
Broad Peak. Richard Sale. Translations from German text by Michaela Gigerl and John Hirst. Ross on Wye (UK): Carreg Ltd. 2004. 208 ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2006