American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Summary
Denali National Park and Preserve, summary. Our season was significantly impacted this year by the death of two friends, Karen ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley, Canadian Direct
Mt. McKinley, Canadian Direct. On the south face of Mt. McKinley, from May 28-30, the prolific young Quebec climbers Louis-Philippe ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Foraker, McNeill-Nott Memorial to French Ridge
Mt. Foraker, McNeill-Nott Memorial to French Ridge. From May 12-14, Will Mayo and Maxime Turgeon climbed 5,200' of difficult new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Foraker, First Winter Solo
Mt. Foraker, first winter solo. On day 39 of my expedition, I stood atop Mt. Foraker. It was March 10, 2007, at 5:03 p....
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Various Ascents
Various ascents. In June I was a climbing instructor with a Slovenian army expedition of eight members. It was an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Huntington, First Winter Ascent
Mt. Huntington, first winter ascent. On March 10,2007, Jed Brown (Fairbanks) and I flew from Talkeetna to the Tokositna Glacier below ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Peak 7,400', South Ridge
Peak 7,400', South Ridge. Micha Miller and I spent two weeks in May in the Ruth Gorge, where we climbed ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mt. Grosvenor, The Warrior's Way; and Mt. Johnson, The Escalator, Third Ascent
Mt. Grosvenor, The Warrior's Way, and Mt. Johnson, The Escalator, third ascent. In 2005 Eamonn Walsh and I climbed two new ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Broken Tooth, East Couloir to Summit Ridge (New Bail)
Broken Tooth, east couloir to summit ridge (new bail). In early May, after our Ruth trip [see above], Eamonn Walsh ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Denali National Park, Broken Tooth, Before the Dawn; Mt. Hunter, Deprivation, Third Ascent
Broken Tooth, Before the Dawn; Mt. Hunter, Deprivation, third ascent. In April the Giri-Giri Boys (Fumitaka Ichimura, Tatsuro Yamada, Yuki ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Kichatna Spires, Various Activity
Various activity. Jen Olson (Canmore, Alberta) and I (Vancouver, B.C.) arrived in Talkeetna on May 23. That same day Paul ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Neacola Mountains, First Full-Length Ski Traverse
Neacola Mountains, first full-length ski traverse. Next time you’re in Anchorage on a sunny evening, go downtown to Fourth ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Pt. 6,000' of Mt. Yukla, Gank'd and Slayed
Pt. 6,000' ofMt. Yukla, Gank’d and Slayed. Often the crux of climbing in Alaska is finding a partner with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Chugach Mountains, Abercrombie Mountain, Southwest Face
Abercrombie Mountain, Southwest Face. For a few years Abercrombie Mountain (2,120m) had been in the back of my mind, for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Prince William Sound, Pk. 3,596' (Brackish Bitch), Varney Hoyt
Pk. 3,596' (Brackish Bitch), Varney-Hoyt. Over 21 days in August, Andy Hoyt and I, both of Girdwood, Alaska, put up a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Nutzotin Mountains, Peak 8,500'+, Possible First Ascent
Peak 8,500'+, possible first ascent. On July 27 Don Welty of Wrangell Mountain Air flew me to the Horsfeld Airstrip along ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, United States, Alaska, Alaska Coast Mountains, Peak 7,030' (Mt. Bearzi) and Peak 6,230'
Peak 7,030' (Mt. Bearzi) and Peak 6,230'. In July Carl Dietrich and Kale Sommer made the third ascent of Peak 7,030...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Kluane National Park and Reserve, Mountaineering Summary
Kluane National Park and Reserve, mountaineering summary. Weather in the Kluane Icefields during the 2006 climbing season was predictably unpredictable. As ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, South Walsh, First Ascent; Mt. Walsh, Southeast Ridge; Other Ascents
South Walsh, first ascent; Mt. Walsh, Southeast Ridge; other ascents. On May 28 Graham Rowbotham and I reached the pointed summit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, St. Elias Range, Eclipse Glacier Area, Various Ascents
Eclipse Glacier area, various ascents. One of the Alpine Club of Canada’s centennial activities was a ski mountaineering camp ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Remote Areas Summary
Coast Mountains, remote areas summary. Summer 2006 was warm and dry in the Coast Mountains, but fewer adventurous parties took advantage ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Southwest British Columbia (Southern Coast Mountains and Canadian Cascades)
Southwest British Columbia (southern Coast Mountains and Canadian Cascades). 2006 was a relatively slow year in southwest British Columbia, with few ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Coast Mountains, Isolation Peak 1, First Ascent; Mt. Shiverick, West Ridge
Isolation Peak 1, first ascent; Mt. Shiverick, West Ridge. Mike King flew Pat Callis, Dan Davis, Mickey Schurr, and me into ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboos, Various Ascents
Bugaboos, various ascents. On East post Spire in August, Aleksey Shuruyev, Elizabeth Whitcher (age 17), Sam Adelman (age 17), and Andrew Freeman ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, South Howser Tower, Serge Overkill
South Howser Tower, Serge Overkill. In mid-August, Steve Su and I tried to make the most of a week off ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, The Minaret, Reinhold Pussycat; Flattop Peak, Sibling Rivalry
The Minaret, Reinhold Pussycat; Flattop Peak, Sibling Rivalry. On July 28 Bruce Miller and I completed the first ascent of the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Spire. Divine Intervention; Snowpatch Spire, Bugaburl; Pigeon Spire, FFA of Cleopatra's Alley
Bugaboo Spire, Divine Intervention; Snowpatch Spire, Bugaburl; Pigeon Spire, FFA of Cleopatra's Alley. On August 1 I joined Chris Brazeau for ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Summary
Summary. [Note: In addition to mention in this summary, several of the bigger routes have individual reports, below—Ed.] Following ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Mt. Alberta, Brazeau-Walsh
Mt. Alberta, Brazeau-Walsh. On September 6 Jon Walsh and I forded the frigid waters of the Sunwapta River with a bit ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Mt. Andromeda, DTCB
Mt. Andromeda graces countless postcards and coffee-table books, and, more to the point, is the climbing centerpiece of the Columbia ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Canada, Newfoundland, Blow-Me-Down Wall, Lucifer's Lighthouse
Blow-Me-Down Wall, Lucifer’s Lighthouse. Towering nearly 1,300' above Devil’s Bay on the south coast of Newfoundland, the solid ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
New England Section
Bylot Island, ski traverse and ascents. Starting April 13 and finishing May 9, Louise Jarry, Terry Winkler, and I made an unsupported ...
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Club Activities
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Milne Land, Circumnavigation; Hergenlitop, Sleeping Giant
Milne Land, circumnavigation; Hergenlitop, Sleeping Giant. During August Dan Jones, Ben Lawes, and I circumnavigated Milne Land and explored this ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Milne Land, First Ascents
Milne Land, probable first ascents. Between May 8-16 David Cook and Simon Turner, guided by me, climbed seven peaks on ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
New England Section
Milne Land, first ascents. During the summer of 2005 I led an exploratory trekking trip to the Arabetoppe region of southeast ...
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Club Activities
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, West of Knud Rasmussen Land, First Ascents
West of Knud Rasmussen Land, first ascents. A Brathay Exploration Group (U.K.) expedition, comprising Peter Clutton-Brock, Miles Doughty, Anna ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Knud Rasmussen Land, Sortebrae Mountains, First Ascents
Knud Rasmussen Land, Sortebrae Mountains, first ascents. On May 27, 2006, a Twin Otter ski-plane transferred my group from Isafjordur in Iceland ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Gronau Nunatakker, First Ascents
Gronau Nunatakker, first ascents. In August three undergraduates from Oxford University, Chris Abbott, Ben Spencer, and I, flew by ski-equipped ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Gunnbjornsfjeld Region, First Ascents
Gunnbjornsfield region first ascents. A Royal Navy expedition comprising Tim Brookes, Guy Buckingham, Belinda Fear, A1 Grieg, Derek Scott, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Kangerdlugssuaq South, First Ascents
Kangerdlugssuaq South, first ascents. From July 22 to August 18,2005, Dave Swinburne and I climbed 16 new peaks within three previously unvisited glacier ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Schweizerland, Mt. Forel, Pepe e Isabel; Perfednunatak; Al Tran-tran
Schweizerland, Mt. Forel, Pepe e Isabel; Perfeknunatak, Al Tran-tran. 4V X-trem is a project that involves climbing virgin or rarely ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Schweizerland, Pk. 3,200m, First Ascent
Schweizerland, Pk. 3,200m, first ascent. An 11-member Indian expedition, led by former naval officer and Everest summiter Satyabrata Dam, arrived ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Schweizerland, Asta Nunaat
Schweizerland, Asta Nunaat. The drill finally hums. “On belay,’’comes the shout from above. Our rain-soaked drill, chilled by the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, East Coast, Schweizerland, First Ascents
Schweizerland, first ascents. In late June the Cambridge University East Greenland Expedition set off for Schweizerland. Our destination was an ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Greenland, Pamiagdluk Island, Dinas Not, The Jams, the Jams; Dinas Not, Niviarsiaraq Qaamasunik Nujalit
Pamiagdluk Island, Dinas Not, The Jams, the Jams; Dinas Not, Niviarsiaraq Qaamasunik Nujalit. In 2005 we repeated routes on the 1,340m ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Mexico, Coahula, Pico Candela, New Routes
Pico Candela, new routes. [Located north of Monterrey off Highway 1 and split by the border between Coahuila and Nuevo Leó...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Mexico, Nuevo León, Neptuno, Guerrero de Luz
Neptuno, Guerrero de Luz. I saw this south-facing wall in 2000, but we couldn’t reach it because we couldn’t ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Mexico, Durango, Peñon Blanco, Via Lactea
Peñon Blanco, Via Lactea. Oriol Anglada (Catalonia) and Marisol Monterrubio (Mexico) opened Via Lactea (270m, 7 pitches, 5.12c [5.12a C2 ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
North America, Mexico, Chiapas, Sumidero Canyon, Hombres del Pañuelo Rojo
Sumidero Canyon, Hombres del Pañuelo Rojo. This majestic canyon forms part of the Sumidero Canyon National Park, located near ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Pucahirca Oeste, Attempt
Pucahirca Oeste, attempt. In late June John Miller and I set out for the Pucahirca group, assisted by a Mountain ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007