American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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American Alpine Club Grants
The American Alpine Club provides resources for climbers and explorers to attempt new challenges, conduct scientific research, and conserve mountain ...
AAJ
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. ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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. ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
AAJ
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 ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
2008
Rope Around Leg—Stumble, British Columbia, Mount Robson National Park, Mount Robson
CANADA ROPE AROUND LEG–STUMBLE British Columbia, Mount Robson National Park, Mount Robson During the mid-day of July 12th, a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Ice—Rappel Error, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Wake
FALL ON ICE–RAPPEL ERROR Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Wake On April 23, Jed Kallen-Brown (23) and Lara Kellogg (38) were climbing ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2008
Avalanche, Climbing Unroped, Placed No Protection, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Barrill, Japanese Couloir
AVALANCHE, CLIMBING UNROPED, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount Barrill, Japanese Couloir On Tuesday evening, May 15th, Andre ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2008
Fall into Crevasse—Unable to Self-Rescue, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL INTO CREVASSE–UNABLE TO SELF-RESCUE Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 25 about 1900, Val Todd (61) fell ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2008
Snow Blindness—Failed to Wear Eye Protection, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SNOW BLINDNESS–FAILED TO WEAR EYE PROTECTION Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 2, Oure Dalbinco (33) was ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Snow, Sprain/Strain, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, SPRAIN/STRAIN Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The “To Zee Top” expedition started their ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Acute Abdominal Pain, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ACUTE ABDOMINAL PAIN Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Alan Arnette (50) registered with the National Park Service as ...
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Accident Reports
2008
AMS, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
AMS Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Masamichi Kobayashi (65) was a part of the Tokyo-JAC expedition comprised of ...
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Accident Reports
2008
HACE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HACE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 29 Stefan Jeronin (40), a client of Mountain Trip, collapsed below Denali Pass about 18,000 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2008
Seizures—Failure to Inform Guides of Medical Condition, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SEIZURES–FAILURE TO INFORM GUIDES OF MEDICAL CONDITION Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress A Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Atrial Fibrillation, Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION Alaska, Denali National Park, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Jack Ziegler (50) registered with the National Park Service as a ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled—Inadequate Protection, Belayer in Poor Position, Arizona, Sullivan Canyon, Chino Valley
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED–INADEQUATE PROTECTION, BELAYER IN POOR POSITION Arizona, Sullivan Canyon, Chino Valley On March 4, I was ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Rock—Rappel Error—No Backup System, Arkansas, Buffalo National River Wilderness Area, Hawksbill Crag
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR–NO BACKUP SYSTEM Arkansas, Buffalo National River Wilderness Area, Hawksbill Crag On the afternoon of ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Snow, No Hard Hat, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
FALL ON SNOW, NO HARD HAT California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch On January 28, a man (44) and his son were attempting ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Stranded—Benighted, Exposure—Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Weather, Late Start, California, Yosemite National Park, Royal Arches
STRANDED–BENIGHTED, EXPOSURE–INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, WEATHER, LATE START California, Yosemite National Park, Royal Arches My son Sascha (21) and ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Falling Rock—Dislodged by Climbing Partner, Poor Position, California, Sierra Nevada, Dunderberg Peak
FALLING ROCK–DISLODGED BY CLIMBING PARTNER, POOR POSITION California, Sierra Nevada, Dunderberg Peak During the course of the weekend of 27–29 ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Protection Pulled Out—Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite National Park, El Capitan
PROTECTION PULLED OUT–FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite National Park, El Capitan On May 17, Alexander Scola (28) and his ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Overdue, Various Falls on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Party Separated, Inexperience, California, Mount Shasta, Mud Creek Canyon
OVERDUE, VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, PARTY SEPARATED, INEXPERIENCE California, Mount Shasta, Mud Creek Canyon On June 24 at 1800, the ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Fall on Snow—Faulty Use of Crampons, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
FALL ON SNOW–FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch On July 3, a climber fell near The Heart ...
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Accident Reports
2008
Stranded, Off Route, Inadequate Equipment—Left Ropes Behind, California, Yosemite Valley National Park, Washington Column
STRANDED, OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT–LEFT ROPES BEHIND California, Yosemite Valley National Park, Washington Column On July 15, two climbers (22 and 20) ...
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Accident Reports
2008