American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Results

419 Records

Title Publication Year
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, "The Turret," Broken Down Palace
“The Turret,” Broken Down Palace. In early March, Scott Adamson and I headed into the Ruth Gorge for nine days ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Ruth Gorge, Mt. Grosvenor, South Face, and Once Were Warriors
Mt. Grosvenor, South Face, and Once Were Warriors. Eamonn Walsh (Canmore, Alberta) and I spent two weeks in the Great ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Kichatna Spires, Kichatna Spire, Voice of Unreason to Summit Ridge, and Whiteout Spire, Front Butt
Kichatna Spire, Voice of Unreason to summit ridge, and Whiteout Spire, Front Butt. After we festered for five days in ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Kichatna Spires, Kichatna Spire, Black Crystal Arête
Kichatna Spire, Black Crystal Arête. Chad Kellogg and I completed a new route (to the summit) on Kichatna Spire (8,985...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Other Ascents
Denali National Park, other ascents. The following information supplements the individual reports above. Ian Welsted and Chris Brazeau started up ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Mt. Marcus Baker, Sanctuary Ridge
Mt. Marcus Baker, Sanctuary Ridge. After abandoning our original objective, the northwest ridge of Mt. Marcus Baker (13,176'), because of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Pt. 6000' of Mt. Yukla, The History of Things to Come, and the Positive Side to Negative Thinking
Pt. 6,000' of Mt. Yukla, The History of Things to Come, and The Positive Side of Negative Thinking. After many ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Wrangell Mountains, Peaks 10,320' and 9,110', Possible First Ascents
Peaks 10,320' and 9,110', possible first ascents. On May 14 Cory Hinds, James Dietzmann, and I drove from Anchorage to Chitina ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Saint Elias Mountains
Note: Climbs of Mts. Alverstone and Cook, border peaks between Alaska and the Yukon (Canada), are covered in the Canada ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Coast Mountains, Mt. Boullard, Foster-Ricci
Mt. Boullard, Foster-Ricci. Mt. Boullard, a relatively benign-looking peak bordering both the Juneau Ice Field and the terminus of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Coast Mountains, Mt. Burkett, South Face, Solo
Mt. Burkett, South Face, solo. After waiting in town for three weeks of unsettled spring weather, Leo Smith (Paines Ford, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Coast Mountains, Devil's Thumb, First Winter Ascent and epic, Solo
Devil’s Thumb, first winter ascent and epic, solo. On March 11 Zac Hoyt had an early breakfast at his home ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Kluane National Park Reserve, Mountaineering Summary and Statistics
Kluane National Park Reserve, mountaineering summary and statistics. During the 2005 climbing season 86 persons participated in 29 mountaineering expeditions, accounting for 1,535 person-days ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, South Walsh, Attempt
South Walsh, attempt. Our flight in was delayed for five days due to poor weather, and we left three days ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Donjek Glacier, First Ascents
Donjek Glacier, first ascents. On June 1 Jonathon Wakefield and I flew into the Donjek Glacier, where we made first ascents ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, St. Alias Range, South Donjek Peaks, Various Ascents
South Donjek Peaks, various ascents. Although thwarted in our attempts on Pt. 4,223m, Paul Geddes, Willa Haraysm, Dave McCormick, Ted ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Dak Tower, Flowers for Blaise, and Mt. McArthur, Some Kind of Monster
Kaskawulsh/Hubbard divide area, various ascents. After waiting five days for suitable weather to fly, Andy Williams put Jean Boyd, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
New York Section
Dak Tower, Flowers for Blaise, and Mt. McArthur, Some Kind of Monster. Between spells of consistently bad weather, Joe Josephson (...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Various First Descents and Possible First Ascents
Various first descents and possible first ascents. Inspired by our friend Nevada Christianson and her quest to solo Mt. Logan ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Mt. Cook, First Ski Descent and Probable Third Ascent
Mt. Cook, first ski descent and probable third ascent. On May 5 Paul Swanstrom of Haines (Alaska Mountain Flying and Travel) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Mt. Alverstone, West Face
Mt. Alverstone, west face. In early May Simon Yates and I climbed a new route on the 6,000 west face of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, Logan Mountains, Terrace Tower, Brent's Hammer
Terrace Tower, Brent's Hammer. On Terrace Tower in the Cirque of the Unclimbables in July, A. Mawson, D. Lavigne, and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Coast Mountains, Remote Areas Summary
Coast Mountains, remote areas summary. Craig McGee, Sean Easton, and Eamonn Walsh spent time on the south side of Waddington ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, coast Mountains, SourhWest British Columbia (Southern Coast Mountains and Canadian Cascades) Summary
Southwest British Columbia (southern Coast Mountains and Canadian Cascades) summary. The most notable event of 2005 was not a single ascent ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Mt. Zeus, Northwest Ridge
Mt. Zeus, Northwest Ridge. The many rock towers and pinnacles in the Pantheon Range often get overlooked in favor of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Eldred Valley, West Main Wall, Call of the Granite
Eldred Valley, West Main Wall, Call of the Granite. Due west from Squamish, the Eldred Valley is the backyard of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Mt. McDonald, North Pillar
At 7 a.m. on August 19, after a heinous two-hour approach, Bruce Kay (Squamish, B.C.) and I racked up at ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboos, Snafflehound Spire, Snaffleophagus
Snafflehound Spire, Snaffleophagus. The northern part of the Bugaboos has a collection of less-impressive spires called the Vowells. The rock ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboos, North Howser Towewr, Hey Kool-Aid!; South Howser Tower's Lost in the Talus; Pigeon Feathers, Peek-A-Boo and ICU
Pigeon Spire, first winter ascent. On March 12, 2006, Marc Piché and I made the first winter ascent of Pigeon Spire, via ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
New York Section
North Howser Tower, Hey Kool-Aid!; South Howser Tower, Lost in the Talus; Pigeon Feathers, Peek-A-Boo and ICU. I never thought ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Summary
Summary. After the incredibly dry summer of 2004, which turned faces like that of North Twin into rockfall-strafed nightmares and peaks ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, Canadia Arctic, Axel Heiberg Island, Ski Traverse and First Ascents
Axel Heiberg Island, ski traverse and first ascents. Over six weeks, from April 19 to May 31, our team made an unsupported ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Canada, Canadian Arctic, Baffin Island, Wilson Wall, Grin and Barret, and Tragedy
Baffin Island, Wilson Wall, Grin and Barret, and tragedy. On April 24 Drew Wilson (24), Kyle Dempster (22), Grover Shipman (32), Ross Cowan (41), and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Watkins Bjerge and Gunnbjorns Fjeld areas, First Ascent Claims
Watkins Bjerge and Gunnbjorns Fjeld areas, first ascent claims. As a frequent visitor to Greenland (10 expeditions) perhaps I can offer ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Kangerdlugssuaq Mountains, First Ascents
Kangerdlugssuaq Mountains, first ascents. A British expedition comprising Carole Feldman, Peter Hawksworth, Cath Walton, and I made 11 first ascents in ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
New York Section
Kangerdlugssuaq Mountains, first ascents. To celebrate the centenary of the Cambridge University Mountaineering Club, eight members planned an expedition to ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2006
North America, Greenland, Cape Farewell, Tasermiut Fjord, Sermitsiaq Region, Hermelnbjerg Northwest Pillar; Ketil Region, Ulamertorssuaq, Moby Dick, Ascent; and Nalumasortoq, Non C`è Senza Tre, Ascent
Tasermiut Fjord, Sermitsiaq region, Hermelnbjerg northwest pillar; Ketil region, Ulamertorssuaq, Moby Dick, ascent; and Nalumasortoq, Non C è Senza Tre, ascent. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Greenland, Cape Farewell, Titan I, Southeast Pillar
Titan I, southeast pillar. Dutch climbers Martin Fickweiler and I visited the Tasermiut Fjord in July. We camped in the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Greenland, Cape Farewell, Attempt to Reach Apostelens Tommelfinger; Ulamertorssuaq
Attempt to reach Apostelens Tommelfinger; Ulamertorssuaq, Moby Dick ascent. Jens Richter and friends returned to South Greenland for another attempt ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Greenland, Cape Farewell, Ulamertorssuaq, Moby Dick, Previously Unreported Ascents
Ulamertorssuaq, Moby Dick, previously unreported ascents. In 2004 Marco Kuppianen and I came close to onsighting Moby Dick. I fell on ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Greenland, Cape Farewell, Tornarssuk Island, Various Ascents
Tornarssuk Island, various ascents. On July 19 Dan O’Brien, Marylise Dufaux, Carl Pulley, Dave Whit- tingham, and I left the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Mexico, Candameña Canyon, Macuchi, Raramurí Lenguaje
Candameña Canyon, Macuchi, Raramurí Lenguaje. To further the evolution of climbing, our team of six Mexican guys (Diego Delmar ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
North America, Mexico, Pico Candela, Northwest Ridge
Pico Candela, Northwest Ridge. In January 2006 Ralph Vega and I established the first technical route on this obvious 1,000' granite ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, La Esfinge, Salida desde la Oscuridad, and Waiting for Jurek
La Esfinge, Salida desde la Oscuridad, and Waiting for Jurek. The Polish team of Arkadiusz Grzadziel, Boguslaw Kowalski, and Jerzy ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Nevado Ulta, Toy's Band
Nevado Ulta, Toy’s Band. After our climb in the Huayhuash [see below], we returned to Huaraz to learn about ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera, Nevado Chugllaraju, British Route to Summit Ridge
Nevado Chugllaraju, British Route to summit ridge. On June 24 John Pearson and I climbed a new route on the west ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Nevado Chugllaraju, West Face
Nevado Chugllaraju, west face. American Thai Verzone and Australian David Clinton climbed a new route on Nevado Chugllaraju’s west ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Churup, Northwest Ridge, Direct Variation
Churup, Northwest Ridge, direct variation. On May 24 Ben Ditto and I climbed a direct line up the northwest ridge of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
Cayesh, Slo-Am Route
In May, Marko Prezelj and I visited Peru, where neither of us had been. We started our acclimatization with cragging ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Andavite/Chopiraju Central, Fight Club
Andavite/Chopiraju Central, Fight Club. In the summer we, both 21, spent several weeks in the Cordillera Blanca. During our first ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2006