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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
In Brief: Notes from the Banff Mountain Book Festival, 2005
The 2005 Banff Mountain Book Festival competition received more than 150 entries from eight countries. Although this was narrowed down to 39 finalists, ...
AAJ
Notes
2006
Morgan Harris,1916-2005
Morgan Harris 1916-2005 The last of the great Yosemite climbing pioneers of the 1930s has died. Morgan Harris, during his 88 ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2006
Robert F. Kamps, 1931-2005
Robert F. Kamps 1931-2005 Having lived this long, I’ve found the most important measure of our climbing days is ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2006
Vera Komarkova, 1942-2005
Vera Komarkova 1942-2005 Vera Komarkova, a strong and courageous mountaineer, talented and respected plant ecologist and teacher, fiercely dedicated mother ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2006
Heather L. Paul, 1970-2005
Heather L. Paul 1970-2005 The most touching part of Heather Paul’s memorial service occurred near the end. A nurse ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2006
P. Jim Ratz, 1952-2005
P. Jim Ratz 1952-2005 Jim Ratz reached an extraordinary number of people with his wisdom and deep friendship. In the ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2006
Necrology
Necrology James K. Angell, Jr. Bob Hardy P. Jim Ratz  John William Augenstein Morgan Harris Kenneth L. Rinehart  Mads Aulum ...
AAJ
Notes
2006
Cascade Section
Cascade Section. On February 3 Section members were invited to see a slideshow, The Chola Shan Expedition and Mountaineering in China, ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
Oregon Section
Oregon Section. The Oregon section has had a very busy year. Richard Bence Oregon section web master has kept the ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
Southwest Section
Southwest Section. After an extended period of dormancy, the Southwest Section was revitalized in 2005. It began with a formal complaint ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
Northern Rockies Section
Northern Rockies Section. In September, Doug Colwell, after close to 10 years as Section chair, passed the baton to Brian Cabe. ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. For the third consecutive year, the Section sponsored and helped fund the Waterfall Ice Roundup in Cody, ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
North Central Section
North Central Section. The North Central Section of the AAC continues to make progress toward having more communication, camaraderie, and ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
New England Section
New England Section. The year began on a celebratory note when Bill Atkinson was honored at the home of Rich ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
New York Section
New York Section. The New York Section hosts a variety of outdoor and indoor social events throughout the year. Among ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The American Alpine Club of Canada
This is the fifty-ninth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the twenty-eighth issue in which The Alpine Club ...
ANAM
Feature Article
2006
Rappel Error—Misuse of Grigri, Baffin Island, Stewart Valley
RAPPEL ERROR-MISUSE OF GRIGRI Baffin Island, Stewart Valley On April 24, Drew Wilson, Kyle Dempster, Grover Shipman, Ross Cowan, and I (...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2006
Failure to Follow Route—Stranded, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Edith, South Ridge
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE-STRANDED Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Edith, South Ridge On May 14, two male climbers (38 and 26) got lost ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2006
Falling Rock, Alberta, Mount Yamnuska, Belfry
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Mount Yamnuska, Belfry On May 23, a climber fell 15 meters and broke both legs while attempting Belfry on ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2006
Avalanche, Inexperience, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefields, Mount Athabasca
AVALANCHE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefields, Mount Athabasca On June 9, B.M. and N.Z. climbed Mount Athabasca ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2006