American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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391 Records

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Asia, Nepal, Mahalangur Himal—Khumbu Section, Lhotse South Face, Winter Ascent
Lhotse south face, winter attempt. The 2006 Korean Lhotse South Face team, comprising Lee Choong-jik (leader), Kim Hyung-il, Choi Jun-yeol, Seong ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Nepal, Kumbhakarna Himal, Merra, First Known Ascent
Merra, first known ascent. The name Anidesh Himal refers to the mountain range separating the Ramtang Glacier to the north ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Nepal, Janak Himal, Janak, First Ascent
Janak, first ascent. After their ascent of the 7,090m northeast summit of Pyramid Peak, north of Kangchenjunga, Slovenians Andrej Stremfelj ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Nepal, Janak Himal, Dome Kang, Southeast Ridge, Attempt
Dome Kang, east-southeast ridge, attempt. From September 7 to October 14 a six-member Spanish expedition (Elena Goded, Emilio Lagunilla, Guillermo Manana, Daniel ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Tien Shan
On August 20 Nikolay Dobrjaev, Anatoliy Djuliy, Aleksey Kirienko, and Vladimir Leonenko made the first ascent of the nearly 2,500m-high south ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Kokodag, First Ascent
Kokodag (a.k.a. Kokodak) is the summit on the ridge extending west from Kon-gur and is located between ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Kin Lun, Aksai Chin, North Summit, Second Ascent, Southeast Route
Aksai Chin, north summit, second ascent, southeast route. As reported in AAJ 2006, p. 439, Aksai Chin (7,167m: sometimes referred to as ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Kin Lun, Qong Mustagh Massif, Circumnavigation, Reconnaissance
Qong Mustagh massif, circumnavigation, reconnaissance. Our five-man team of Vasilyi Ivanov, Edmundas Jonikas, Alexander Moiseev, Tadeush Schepanyuk, and I arrived ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Karakoram, Gasherbrum II East, First Ascent from China
Gasherbrum II East, first ascent from China. On June 12, after two days by jeep from Kashgar to Mazar, we started ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shan, Genyen, North Spur; Sachun, East Face, Attempt
Genyen, North Spur; Sachun, east face, attempt. When we left Italy, we possessed only a few satellite photos and little ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Sichuan, Shaluli Shan, Genyen Massif, Sachun, First Ascent; Phurba, First Ascent
Genyen massif, Sachun, first ascent; Phurba, first ascent. In October Dave Anderson, Molly Loomis, Andy Tyson, and Canadian Sara Hueniken ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Sichuan, Daxue Shan, Haizi Shan, 2003 and 2005 Attempts
Haizi Shan, 2003 and 2005 attempts. In October 2003 we traveled from Hong Kong to Sichuan by train. We were joined in Kanding ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Sichuan, Daxue Shan, Haizi Shan, Northeast Ridge, Attempt
Haizi Shan, northeast ridge, attempt. On April 28 an American expedition led by 83-year-old Fred Beckey arrived in Chengdu. The team ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Sichuan, Daxue Shan, Haizi Shan, First Ascent
Haizi Shan, first ascent. When Pat Deavoll from New Zealand suggested a trip to Sichuan or Tibet, I jumped at ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Sichuan, Daxue Shan, Haizi Shan, Second Ascent
Haizi Shan, second ascent. Piecing together the evidence, it appears that the late Christine Boskoff and Charlie Fowler made the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Bipeng Valley, Banji North, North Face, Attempt
Bipeng Valley, Banji North, north face, attempt. Banji (Banji Feng; Half Ridge Peak, 5,430m) was the first main peak to ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Bipeng Valley, Longgesali
Bipeng Valley, Longgesali. On September 3-4 Saburo Mizobuchi, Keiichi Nagatomo, Naoki Ohuchi, and Tomohiro Sugai climbed a new route (400m, 13 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Shuangqiao Valley, Daogou West, First Ascent
Shuangqiao Valley, Daogou West, first ascent. In late September Vaughn Thomas (Australia) and I made the first ascent of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Changping Valley, Celestial Peak, East Face
Changping Valley, Celestial Peak, east face. From February 7-19 the Russian team of Kolesov, Shelkovnikov, and Sherstnev climbed a major ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Changping Valley, Thorn, First Ascent; Falcon, First Ascent; Camel Peak, Southwest Face, Attempt
Changping Valley, Thorn, first ascent; Falcon, first ascent; Camel Peak, southwest face, attempt. In October Josh Butson and I ventured ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Changping Valley, Dorsal Peak, First Ascent; Jiang Jun Feng, Southwest Ridge
Changping Valley, Dorsal Peak, first ascent; Jiang Jun Feng, southwest ridge. On April 3 two friends and I found ourselves on ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Siguniang IV, Southwest Face
Siguniang IV, southwest face. Our initial team of four, which intended a leisurely trip to Siguniang National Park, saw itself ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, China, Qonglai Shan, Siguniang National Park, Siguniang IV, South Face to Southwest Ridge, Not to Summit; Siguniang North, First Ascent, Southwest Face
Siguniang, south face to southwest ridge, not to summit; Siguniang North, first ascent, southwest face. I’m at 5,500m. The ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Tibet, Nyanchen Tanglha West, Sha Mo Karpo Ri (Mt. White Cap), First Ascent
Sha Mo Karpo Ri (Mt. White Cap), first ascent. In September and October I returned to the Nyanchen Tanglha Range, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Tibet, Nyanchen Tanglha West, First Ascents from Valleys of Nam Tso
First ascents from valleys east of Nam Tso. I spent 23 days from November 9 to December 1 climbing in an area of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Tibet, Nyanchen Tanglha East, Access and Potential Climbing in the Range between Lhari and Lake Basong
Access and potential climbing in the range between Lhari and Lake Basong. In November 2006 I trekked from Niwu to Punkar ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
Asia, Tibet, Kangri Garpo Range, Lhagu Glacier, Ski Expedition and Probable First Ascent of Pt. 5,928m
Lhagu Glacier, ski expedition and probable first ascent of Pt. 5,928m. In the past our Silver Turtle Group, composed of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Xixabangma, New Variant to Normal North Side Route
Xixabangma, new variant to normal north side route. On October 3 Inaki Ochoa de Olza reached the main summit of Xixabangma (8,012...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Palung RI, South Face
Palung Ri, south face. During my days spent acclimatizing for an ascent of Cho Oyu, I noticed a good line ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Cho Oyu, Shooting of Tibetean Refugees
Cho Oyu, shooting of Tibetan refugees. When shots rang out near Cho Oyu's crowded advance base camp on September 30, climbers ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Cho Oyu, Southwest Face to West Ridge, Partial New Route
Cho Oyu, southwest face to west ridge, partial new route. On October 2 the accomplished Slovenian mountaineer Pavle Kozjek soloed a ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Everest Statistics and Records in the Spring Season
Everest statistics and records in the spring season. The number of teams on Everest during the spring was 94. These ranged ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
Everest, Cross-Border Traverses
Everest, cross-border traverses. Everest traverses seem to have become the latest fashion, with an unprecedented four successfully completed in the ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
Everest, Deaths During the Spring
Everest, deaths during the spring. “I imagine you guys are surprised to see me here” were Australian Lincoln Hall’s ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
Everest, the Rescue of Lincoln Hall
Everest, the rescue of Lincoln Hall. At 7:30 a.m. on May 26 a team of four climbers comprising Andrew Brash from ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
Everest, the Rescue of Lincoln Hall, Alex Abramov Response
Everest, rescue of Lincoln Hall, Alex Abramov response. The leader of Lincoln Hall’s expedition was the Russian, Alex Abramov, ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Everest, Post-Monsoon Attempt on the North Face
Everest, post-monsoon attempt on the north face. There was one post-monsoon expedition to the Tibetan side of Everest: three strong ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Everest, New Fees and Restrictions on Climbers
Everest, new fees and restrictions on climbers. International publicity about the Nangpa La shooting led some journalists to see it ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Chomo Lonzo North, Southwest Face to Summit Ridge
Chomo Lonzo North, southwest face to summit ridge. Although we left Kathmandu on April 15, it was not until the 24th ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Chomolhari, North Face, and Chomolhari, Northwest Pillar
Chomolhari, north face, and Chomolhari, northwest pillar. A Slovenian expedition comprising Rok Blagus, Tine Cuder, Matej Kladnik, Samo Krmelj, Boris ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, Mongolia, Altai Mountains, Huiten, a.k.a Khuiten Uul, First Winter Ascent of North Ridge
Huiten, a.k.a Khuiten Uul, first winter ascent of north ridge. On the winter solstice, December 22, Graham Taylor and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, New Zealand, Autumn 2006-Autumn 2007, The Darran Mountains, Summary
The Darran Mountains, summary. The alpine and rock climbing region of the Darran Mountains (Fiordland) continues to be the area ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, New Zealand, Autumn 2006-Autumn 2007, Queenstown Region, Summary
Queenstown region, summary. Winter saw the development of Cigar Creek in the Eyre Mountains as an ice climbing venue. A ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, New Zealand, Autumn 2006-Autumn 2007, Barron Saddle—Mt. Brewster Region, Summary
Barron Saddle – Mt. Brewster Region, summary. With plums still to be picked, this extensive and remote mountain tract between the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, New Zealand, Autumn 2006-Autumn 2007, Aoraki Mt. Cook and Westland, Summary
Aoraki Mt. Cook and Westland, summary. The Aoraki Mt. Cook region has been particularly quiet in terms of new route ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, New Zealand, Autumn 2006-Autumn 2007, Canterbury Region, Summary
Canterbury region, summary. A couple of new alpine routes were climbed in the Canterbury mountains. Guy McKinnon, alone again, climbed ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Asia, New Zealand, Autumn 2006-Autumn 2007, Central North Island, Summary
Central North Island, summary. Richard Thomson’s new guidebook to the Tongariro National Park may have kicked off some fresh ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
American Alpine Club Grants
The American Alpine Club provides resources for climbers and explorers to attempt new challenges, conduct scientific research, and conserve mountain ...
AAJ
Notes
2007
The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonongton and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation
The Boys of Everest: Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing’s Greatest Generation. Clint Willis. New York: Carroll and ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2007
The Wall: A Thriller
The Wall: A Thriller. Jeff Long. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2006. 294 pages. $24.00. Midway through their lives’ journeys, two former Camp 4 ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2007