American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Oregon Section
Oregon Section. Bob McGown, Section chair, was on four continents this year, so Richard Bence took over some of his ...
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Club Activities
2007
Sierra Nevada Section
Sierra Nevada Section. The Sierra Nevada Section had an active 2006 promoting the AAC’s goals of Knowledge, Conservation, and Community. ...
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Club Activities
2007
Northern Rockies Section
Northern Rockies Section. In March, Access Fund Policy Director Jason Keith asked the Section to rally a letter writing campaign ...
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Club Activities
2007
Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. On January 21 the Section hosted the debut showing of Skiing Mount Everest and the High Himalayas in ...
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Club Activities
2007
New York Section
North Central Section. The North Central Section was without a chairman in 2006 as the former chair of eight years, Scott ...
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Club Activities
2007
New England Section
New York Section. New York Section members, like everyone else, love rituals, and one of our most enduring, second in ...
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Club Activities
2007
New England Section
As noted elsewhere in this Journal, Section member Mark Richey, with Steve Swenson and Doug Chabot, achieved the summit of ...
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Club Activities
2007
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
United States: Once again there were too many reports of rappel errors (ten) and lowering errors (five). The tragedy of ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
2007
Fall on Rock, Free-Solo Climbing, El Potrero Chico, The Scariest Ride in the Park
MEXICO FALL ON ROCK, FREE-SOLO CLIMBING, El Potrero Chico, The Scariest Ride in the Park On November 24, Jimmy Rae Forester (43) ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Ischemia and Coronary Occlusion—Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib/Cassin
UNITED STATES ISCHEMIA AND CORONARY OCCLUSION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib/Cassin On April 26, H. Dean Barkley, Jr. (47) and his ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall into Crevasse—Unable to be Rescued Quickly Because of Position, Alaska, Wrangell Mountains, Mount Bona
FALL INTO CREVASSE-UNABLE TO BE RESCUED QUICKLY BECAUSE OF POSITION Alaska, Wrangell Mountains, Mount Bona On May 17, Will Hurst (56), who ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Snow—Ski Mountaineering, Unable to Self-Arrest
The “Whiskey Expedition” departed the 14,200-foot camp at noon on May 25 for a summit bid via the upper West Rib ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Frostbite—Inadequate Clothing (No Overboots) and Inadequate Care of Extremities, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FROSTBITE-INADEQUATE CLOTHING (NO OVERBOOTS) AND INADEQUATE CARE OF EXTREMITIES Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Jerry Hopfe flew onto Denali on ...
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Accident Reports
2007
HAPE, Party Separated, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, PARTY SEPARTED Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 28 at 0745, John Tatzalaff (39) of Team Springer Zissou requested NPS assistance ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Overdue Climbers—Disappeared, Probably Perished in a Snow Cave from Hypothermia and/or Asphyxiation, Lost Pack Containing Critically Needed Supplies, Weather
Sue Nott (37) and Karen McNeill (37) registered with the National Park Service on March 13th as “Turtle Team” expedition for a ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Frostbite—Inadequate Clothing, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FROSTBITE—INADEQUATE CLOTHING Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 2nd, guided expedition AMS-5-Wilkinson departed the 17,200- foot camp ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fuel Bottle Explosion in Tent—Burns, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FUEL BOTTLE EXPLOSION IN TENT-BURNS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 16, Steve Whitney (34) and Ben Krasnow (29), Alpine Ascents International ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Ice—Faulty Use of Crampons, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, Alaska, Chugach National Forest, Byron Glacier
FALL ON ICE-FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Chugach National Forest, Byron Glacier ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock—Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, California, Joshua Tree National Park, Spider Line
FALL ON ROCK–PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT California, Joshua Tree National Park, Spider Line On January 15, Daniel Scott (26) ...
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Accident Reports
2007
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Wind, California, Tahquitz Rock
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, WIND California, Tahquitz Rock On January 24, Nathan Thomas Parrish’s (25) body was found ...
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Accident Reports
2007