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Asia, China, Siguniang National Park, Bipeng Valley, Dragon's Tooth/Longya Feng (5,250m), East Ridge Attempt; Peak 5,138m, North Face Attempt; Logistical Notes
Dragon’s Tooth/Longya Feng (5,250m), east ridge attempt; Peak 5,138m, north face attempt; logistical notes. Jon Otto, China’s ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Logistical Notes on Reaching Shanghaizi from Chengdu
Logistical notes on reaching Shanghaizi from Chengdu. The public bus leaves the Chadianzi station early in the morning. It is ...
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Notes
2008
Asia, China, Siguniang National Park, Shuangqiao Valley, Hunter's Peak (5,360m), Northeast Face, Attempt
Hunter’s Peak (5,360m), northeast face, attempt. Ahn, Chi-young, and I attempted a new route on the northeast face of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, China, Siguniang National Park, Changping Valley, Peak 4,764m, First Ascent, Southeast Pillar, Xie Xie Route
Peak 4,764m, first ascent, southeast pillar, Xie Xie route. Giovanni Moretti, Riccardo Redaelli, Silvestro Stucchi, and I arrived from Italy ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, China, Siguniang National Park, Changping Valley, Barbarian (5,592m), Savage Sister (ca 16,390'), Attempts
Barbarian (5,592m), Savage Sister (ca 16,390'), attempts. Josh Butson and I returned to the Changping Goa Valley in late September ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Southeast Section
Changping, Shuangqiao, and Bipeng valleys, mapmaking. After my attempt on the Dragon’s Tooth, I trekked around the Changping, Shuangqiao, ...
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Club Activities
2008
Asia, China, Siguniang National Park, Siguniang, Lara Shan (Peak 5,700m), First Ascent, American Standard
Lara Shan (Peak 5,700m), first ascent, American Standard. Chad Kellogg and I were to make our second attempt on Mt. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Notes on Logistics for Climbers
Notes on logistics for climbers. Climbing permits for Sichuan Province are relatively easy to acquire. Contrary to previous reports, no ...
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Notes
2008
Asia, China, Yunnan Province, Hengduan Mountains, Deep Gorge Country ("Three Parallel Rivers": Salween, Mekong, Yangtze), Exploration
Deep Gorge Country (“Three Parallel Rivers”: Salween, Mekong, Yangtze), exploration. My many voyages of discovery to what I call “East ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Northwest Tibet, Lungkar Shan, Tachab Kangri (6,704m), Attempt
Lungkar Shan, Tachab Kangri (6,704m), attempt. In August we visited the northern end of the Lungkar Shan in northwest Tibet. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Nyanchen Tanglha East, Yigong Tsangpo, Shashim Valley, Reconnaissance
Yigong Tsangpo, Shashim Valley, reconnaissance. In November Stuart Holmes and I made a further exploratory sortie into the Nyanchen Tanglha ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Nyanchen Tanglha East, Manamcho (6,264m), Peak 5,935m, First Ascents
Manamcho (6,264m), Peak 5,935m, first ascents. When I was climbing Kajaqiao in 2005, neighboring Manamcho looked so good that I had ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Kangri Garpo, Ata Glacier, Reconnaissance
Ata Glacier, reconnaissance. The Alpine Club of Kobe University (ACKU) has been pursuing unexplored mountains for the past several decades. ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Everest, Exotica
Everest, exotica. Centuries ago European theologians debated the question of how many angels can dance on the head of a ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Everest, North side, Second Step Free Climb
Everest, north side, Second Step free climb. On June 14 at 6:15 a.m. Leo Houlding and I free- climbed the Second ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Second Step History
Everest, north side, Second Step history. A big Chinese team reported in 1960 that they had reached the top after scaling ...
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Notes
2008
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Everest, Kubi Kangri (6,721m), First Ascent; Glacier Measurements
Kubi Kangri (6,721m), first ascent; glacier measurements. The Kubi Tsangpo Headwaters Expedition 2007, which I headed, made the first ascent of ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Monda Kangri (6,425m), West Peak (6,292m), First Ascents
Monda Kangri (6,425m), West Peak (6,292m), first ascents. Two Japanese parties have visited the Monda Kangri massif. The second party, ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Yalaxianbo (6,635m), First Ascent
Yalaxianbo (6,635m), first ascent. The Yamagata Mountaineering Federation (northern Japan) made the first ascent of Yalaxianbo, near the border with ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
Asia, Tibet, Himalaya, Cholong Kangri (6,182m), First Ascent
Cholong Kangri (6,182m), first ascent. On September 30, 2007, John Deans (U.K.), Greg Vernovage (U.S.), Kurt Wedberg (U.S.), and ...
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Climbs And Expeditions
2008
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
2008
Yosemite in the Sixties
Yosemite in the Sixties. Glen Denny. Santa Barbara, CA. Patagonia and T. Adler Books. 2007.106 black and white photos. 144 pages. Hardcover. $60.00. ...
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Book Reviews
2008
Forever on the Mountain
Forever on the Mountain. James M. Tabor. New York: W.W. Norton & Company Ltd., 2007. Black and white photos and two ...
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Book Reviews
2008
Woman on the Rocks: The Mountaineering Letters of Ruth Dyar Mendenhall
Woman on the Rocks: The Mountaineering Letters of Ruth Dyar Mendenhall. Edited by Valerie Mendenhall Cohen. Bishop, CA: Spotted Dog ...
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Book Reviews
2008
Brotherhood of the Rope: the Biography of Charlie Houston
Brotherhood of the Rope: the Biography of Charlie Houston. Bernadette McDonald. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2007. Hardcover $34.95; paperback $18.95. Most contemporary climbers ...
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Book Reviews
2008
The Eiger Obsession: Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father
The Eiger Obsession: Facing the Mountain That Killed My Father. John Harlin III. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. 283 pages. $26.00. For more ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2008
Higher than the Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest
Higher than the Eagle Soars: A Path to Everest. Stephen Venables. London: Hutchinson, 2007. 370 pages. Hardcover. $49.95. Don’t be scared by ...
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Book Reviews
2008
High Infatuation, A Climber's Guide to Love and Gravity
High Infatuation, A Climber’s Guide to Love and Gravity. Steph Davis. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2007.224 pages. Black and white ...
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Book Reviews
2008
Mountain Rescue Doctor: Wilderness Medicine in the Extremes of Nature
Mountain Rescue Doctor: Wilderness Medicine in the Extremes of Nature. Christopher Van Tilburg. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2007. 304 pages. ...
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Book Reviews
2008
Soul of the Heights—50 Years Going to the Mountains
Soul of the Heights—50 Years Going to the Mountains. Ed Cooper. Guilford, CT: Falcon Press, 2007.224 pages. $39.95. Ed Cooper’s Soul ...
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Book Reviews
2008
Night Driving, Invention of the Wheel & Other Blues
Night Driving, Invention of the Wheel & Other Blues. Dick Dorworth. Foreword by Jack Turner. Livingston, MT: First Ascent Press. 2007. 254 PGS. $25.00. ...
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Book Reviews
2008
Pete Absolon, 1960-2007
Pete Absolon 1960–2007 On August 11, a hiker trundled a rock that killed Pete Abosolon, 47, as he was climbing a new route ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Robert G. Allison, 1928-2007
Robert G. Allison 1928–2007 Bob Allison died April 22, at the age of 78, after a long struggle with cancer. He was serving ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Robert Hicks Bates, 1911-2007
Robert Hicks Bates 1911–2007 Bob Bates and I were close friends for more than 70 years. We began climbing together in the 1930...
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In Memoriam
2008
Edmund Percival Hillary, 1919-2008
Edmund Percival Hillary 1919–2008 “Sir Edmund described himself as a person of modest ability; in reality he was a colossus.... He ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Lara-Karena Bitenieks Kellogg, 1968-2007
Lara-Karena Bitenieks Kellogg 1968–2007 Lara Kellogg died last April in a fall she suffered while descending Mt. Wake in Alaska’s ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Charles Fredrick Kroger, 1946-2007
Charles Fredrick Kroger 1946–2007 “I’ve been thinking, Clay. Maybe I don’t have much time left, so what should I ...
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In Memoriam
2008
J. Alex Maxwell, 1910-2007
J. Alex Maxwell 1910–2007 J. Alex Maxwell, better known as “Lex,” was born in Yakima on July 26, 1910 to Mary Murphy Maxwell ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Richard E. McGowan, 1933-2007
Richard E. McGowan 1933–2007 first became acquainted with Dick McGowan more than 50 years ago when the climbing world in the United ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Mike Strassman, 1960-2007
Mike Strassman 1960–2007 Mike Strassman, prolific first ascentionist, writer, and video maker was found dead at home in Lone Pine on ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Sadao Tambe, 1916-2007
Sadao Tambe 1916–2007 Sadao Tambe, born in Kyoto, Japan, learned climbing as a member of the famous Keio University Alpine Club. ...
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In Memoriam
2008
Alaska Section
Alaska Section. It was a busy year in the most northern of AAC sections. We officially purchased and signed the ...
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Club Activities
2008
Oregon Section
Oregon Section. Keith Daellenbach along with Kellie Rice were the super-achievers of the Oregon Section on the Madrone Wall Preservation ...
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Club Activities
2008
Sierra Nevada Section
Sierra Nevada Section. We had an active year hosting climbing, social, and conservation events for AAC members and the climbing ...
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Club Activities
2008
Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. The year started out with a bang in January, when the Central Rockies Section sponsored the 13th ...
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Club Activities
2008
New York Section
New York Section. The year 2007 was a particularly active and interesting one for the New York Section. We reached a ...
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Club Activities
2008
New England Section
New England Section. In 2007 we lost Bob Bates, our famed AAC Honorary President, one of the great “Harvard Five” mountaineers (...
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Club Activities
2008
Blue Ridge Section
Blue Ridge Section. Section events in 2007 included a number of slideshows held at the Rhodeside Tavern in Arlington, Virginia. Dimitry ...
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Club Activities
2008
Southeast Section
Southeast Section. Despite geographic and demographic obstacles, 2007 witnessed a significant renaissance in AAC activity in the Southeast Section. Historically, development ...
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Club Activities
2008
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Sixty-First Annual Report of the American Alpine Club
Sixty-First Annual Report of the American Alpine Club This is the sixty-first issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering. At ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
2008