American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Taulliraju, El Centelleo
Taulliraju, El Centelleo. Riding a bike for three days from Carhuaz (2,650m) to Punta Olimpica/ Pasaje de Ulta (4,890m) sounded ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Tocllaraju (Possible New Route)
Tocllaraju (possible new route); La Esfinge; Huandoy Sur, new route to summit ridge. I went to Peru in early June, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Chaupi Huanca, Qui Io Vado Ancora (to Junction with Caravaca Jubilar)
Chaupi Huanca, Qui Io Vado Ancora (to junction with Caravaca Jubilar). Italian Ragni di Lecco climbers Simone Pedeferri (leader, age 34), ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Cashan Este, Southwest Ridge
Cashan Este, Southwest Ridge. An Andes [commercial group] expedition, led by Martin Akhurst, was in the Cordillera Blanca in June. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Huantsan Norte, The Wayqui Way
Huantsan Norte, The Wayqui Way. Rolando Morales Flores, Beto Pinto Toledo, Michel Bernuy Qiuto, and I (all International Federation of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Huantsan Sur, Death or Glory
Huantsan Sur, Death or Glory. The northeast buttress of Huantsan Sur is approached from the east side of the range. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Rondoy, Attempt to Summit Ridge Cornices
Rondoy, attempt to summit ridge cornices. Aritza Monasterio (Basque-Peruvian) and I (Basque) made this ascent in continuous style (30 hours bivouac-to-bivouac) ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Huayhuash, Siula Antecima, Mis Amigos
Siula Antecima, Mis Amigos. In August Italians Silvano Arrigoni, Lorenzo Festorazzi, Eugenio Galbani, and Franco Melesi made the first ascent ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Nevado Quesillo, Northeast Face; Nevado Carnicero, Attempt
Carlos Buhler and I planned a 17-day trip into the east side of the Cordillera Huayhuash, with hopes of climbing ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcanota, San Braullo, West Glacier; Alccachaya, South Ridge; Quimsachata Este, Via de las Vizcachas
San Braullo, West Glacier; Alccachaya, South Ridge; Quimsachata Este, Via de las Vizcachas. In July and August I led an ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcanota, Colque Cruz I, I Am Dynamite; Peak Bethia, Possible First Ascent
Colque Cruz I, I Am Dynamite; Peak Bethia, possible first ascent. On August 2 Alistair Gurney and I made the first ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Vilcanota, Cayangate, Satan's Legs; Nevado Chumpe, Three Chumps on Chumpe
Cayangate, Satan’s Legs; Nevado Chumpe, Three Chumps on Chumpe. On June 11 Mark Hesse, Chris Alstrin, and I walked into ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Peru, Cordillera Oriental, Huarancayo South, First Ascent
Huarancayo South, first ascent. Tony Barton returned [AAJ 2006, pp. 249-250] to the rarely visited and still partially unexplored subrange of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Venezuela, Acopán Tepui, North Pillar, Purgatory
Acopán Tepui, north pillar, Purgatory. Victory in Venezuela: Stefan Glowacz endures “Purgatory” in Jungle Paradise. Folding canoes, machetes, and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Venezuela, Acopán Tepui, North Pillar, Dempster-Libecki variation
Acopán Tepui, north pillar, Dempster-Libecki variation. Mike Libecki and I left home in Salt Lake City on December 28 clad ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Guyana, Roraima, Cutting the Line
Roraima, Cutting the Line. Our expedition to the Pakaraima Mountains in the southwestern corner of Guyana had two objectives: to ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2007
Bolivia, General Information
General information. Unseasonably early snowfall arrived late in the climbing season, substantially increasing the avalanche risk. Local guides say the ...
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Notes
2007
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Apolobamba, Palomani Sur, First Ascent and Various New Terrain
Palomani Sur, first ascent, and various new terrain. Climbing on equal terms with Bolivian guide Pedro Quispe, Charlie Netherton attempted ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Pico Schulze, Southwest Face; Punta 5,505m
Pico Schulze, southwest face; Punta 5,505m. Three new routes were added to the southwest face of Pico Schulze (5,943m), a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007
South America, Bolivia, Cordillera Real, Northern and Central Cordillera Real, Various New Routes
Northern and Central Cordillera Real, various new routes. Nick Flyvbjerg (New Zealand) and Erik Monasterio spent six weeks exploring the ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2007