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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Book Reviews
2007
Strange and Dangerous Dreams: The Fine Line Between Adventure and Madness
Strange and Dangerous Dreams: The Fine Line Between Adventure and Madness. Geoff Powter. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2006. 8 pages of black & ...
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Book Reviews
2007
The Climbing Essays
The Climbing Essays. Jim Perrin. Glasgow: The In Pinn, 2006. 8 PAGES OF BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOS; 6 OF COLOR. 320 PAGES. Hardcover. £18. $44.95. In ...
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Book Reviews
2007
K2: The Price of Conquest
K2: The Price of Conquest. Lino Lacedelli & Giovanni Cenacchi. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2006. 124 pages. 30 BLACK & WHITE PHOTOS. $16.95. Was there ever ...
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Book Reviews
2007
To the Ends of the Earth: Adventures of an Expedition Photographer
To the Ends of the Earth: Adventures of an Expedition Photographer. Gordon Wiltsie. NewYork: W.W. Norton, 2006. Hardback. 224 pages. $35.00. Gordon ...
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Book Reviews
2007
No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's Highest 14 Peaks
No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World’s Highest 14 Peaks. Ed Viesturs and David Roberts. New York: Broadway Books, 2006. 368 ...
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Book Reviews
2007
World Climbing: Images from the Edge
World Climbing: Images from the Edge. Simon Carter. Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia: Onsight Photography and Publishing. 2005. 192 pages; 230 COLOR PHOTOS. $40.00. ...
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Book Reviews
2007
Three Cups of Tea: One Man' Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations—One School at a Time
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations-One School at a Time, Greg Mortenson and ...
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Book Reviews
2007
An Eye at the Top of the World: The Terrifying Legacy of the Cold War's Most Daring CIA Operation
An Eye at the Top of the World: The Terrifying Legacy of the Cold War’s Most Daring CIA Operation. ...
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Book Reviews
2007
Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains
Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World’s Highest Mountains. Mark Bowen. New York: Holt Paperback. 2006. 320 pages. $17.50. ...
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Book Reviews
2007
In Brief
The 2006 Banff Mountain Book Festival competition—the 14th annual—received 113 books from nine countries. Those were narrowed down to 29 finalists ...
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Book Reviews
2007
Doug Coombs, 1957-2006
Edited by Cameron M. Burns Doug Coombs 1957-2006 Doug Coombs died last spring in a skiing accident in the French ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Charles Duncan Fowler, 1954-2006
Charles Duncan Fowler 1954-2006 I first met Charlie Fowler in about 1977 in Eldorado Springs Canyon, Colorado. Already Charlie had made ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Johann Wolfgang "Hans" Gmoser, 1932-2006
Johann Wolfgang “Hans” Gmoser 1932-2006 It is beyond the capability of this aging wordsmith to come up with a simple ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Samuel Harlow Goodhue, 1922-2006
Samuel Harlow Goodhue 1922-2006 Sam was recruited by Joe Dodge in 1947 to do “useful” things around the Old Rockpile. Over ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Richard K. Irvin, 1930-2006
Richard K Irvin 1930-2006 Richard Irvin died on March 10, 2006 at his home in Boise, Idaho after a long battle with ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Sue Nott, 1970–2006
In 2003, in Chamonix, France, conditions were good, and alpinists in heaven. I heard whispers in the lift lines of an ...
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In Memoriam
2007
John Cameron Oberlin 1914-2006
John Cameron Oberlin 1914-2006 John Cameron Oberlin, President of the American Alpine Club from 1956 to 1958, represented the AAC at the ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Todd Richard Skinner, 1957-2006
Todd Richard Skinner 1957-2006 Todd is gone, fallen from life. My greatest friend, my chosen brother, a part of my ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Henry Bradford Washburn, 1910-2007
Henry Bradford Washburn, Jr. 1910-2007 On January 10, 2007 we lost a visionary, a world-class mountaineer and explorer, a scientist and teacher, ...
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In Memoriam
2007
Alaska Section
Alaska Section. The slide shows in Anchorage have been a great way to bring our members and others together on ...
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Club Activities
2007