American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering From the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes
Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering from the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes. Maurice Isserman & Stewart ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season, High Crimes: The Fate of Everest in an Age of Greed
Dark Summit: the True Story of Everest’s Most Controversial Season. Nick Heil. New York: Henry Holt, 2008. 271 pages. $26.00. High Crimes: ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Dead Lucky: My Journey Home From Everest
Dead Lucky: My Journey Home from Everest. Lincoln Hall. New York: Tarcher/Penguin, 2008. 309pages. $24.95. Dead Lucky enters into the already ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Thin White Line
Thin White Line. Andy Cave. London: Hutchinson, 2008. 230 pages. Hardcover. $48.50. In 1997, during his descent from the north face of Changabang, in ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Explorers of the Infinite: The Secret Spiritual Lives of Extreme Athletes—and What They Reveal About Near-Death Experiences, Psychic Communication, and Touching the Beyond
Explorers of the Infinite: The Secret Spiritual Lives of Extreme Athletes—and What They Reveal About Near-Death Experiences, Psychic Communication, ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Forget Me Not: A Memoir, Jennifer Lowe-Anker
Forget Me Not: A Memoir, Jennifer Lowe-Anker. Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2008. Eight pages of black and white photos. 276 pages. Hardcover. $24.95. ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Tomaz Humar
Tomaz Humar. Bernadette McDonald. London: Hutchinson, 2008. Hardcover. 244 pages. Cdn $45.95. In The Sun Also Rises Hemingway describes the bullfighter Romero as ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Vertical Ethiopia: Climbing Toward Possibility in the Horn of Africa
Vertical Ethiopia: Climbing Toward Possibility in the Horn of Africa. Majka Burhardt, with color photography by Gabe Rogel. Addis Ababa: ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
First Ascent: Pioneering Mountain Climbs
First Ascent: Pioneering Mountain Climbs. Stephen Venables. Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 2008. Numerous color and black and white photographs. 192 pages. $45. In ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Through a Land of Extremes: The Littledales of Central Asia
Through a Land of Extremes: The Littledales of Central Asia. Elizabeth and Nicholas Clinch. Foreword by Christian Bonington. London: Sutton ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2009
Theodore H (Ted) Church, 1925-2008
Theodore H. (Ted) Church 1925-2008 Ted Church, a member of the American Alpine Club since 1963, died of cancer on December 25. ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2009
Pavle Kozjeck, 1959-2008
Pavle Kozjeck 1959-2008 I once speculated that our generation would keep climbing until at least the age of 65. After a ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2009
Alan Nelson, 1959-2007
Alan Nelson 1959-2007 On December 23, 2007 the climbing community lost one of its most dedicated, prolific, and energetic members. After a ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2009
Bill Stall, 1937-2008
Bill Stall 1937–2008 In 1977 Bill Stall and I were climbing a 5.7 route on Crystal Crag, a granite pinnacle near Mammoth Crest ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2009
Gene F. White, 1934-2008
Gene F. White 1934-2008 Gene White created an extraordinary life. At age 12 he climbed his first Colorado peaks with local ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
2009
A.A.C., Alaska Section
Alaska Section. The Alaska Section purchased the Snowbird Hut, a dome-shaped structure built on stilts on the moraine above the ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., Cascade Section
Cascade Section. We had an active year in the Cascade Section starting off in January with our annual dinner at ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., Oregon Section
Oregon Section. The AAC was represented at the annual Smith Rock Detour, a two-day event at the end of September ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
Sierra Nevada Section. The Sierra Nevada Section enjoyed an active 2008 with our members climbing, reaching out to the climbing community, ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., Central Rockies Section
Central Rockies Section. In January 2008 the Section held a Basecamp Breakfast at the Ouray Ice Festival. Brittany Griffith spoke about ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., New England Section
New England Section. Sixty members and guests attended the 12th annual gala dinner on March 22 to share conviviality in the ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., New York Section
New York Section. In February 2008 we launched an important new, Web-enhanced initiative. In conjunction with our partners, the Rubin Museum ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., Blue Ridge Section
Blue Ridge Section. In 2008 the Blue Ridge Section continued to hold a series of informal meetings at the Rhodeside Tavern ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
A.A.C., Southeast Section
Southeast Section. Throughout 2008 the AAC Sections Committee focused on the objective of bringing our Club closer to grass-roots membership, developing ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2009
Suffer Pony at the Disco
Early morning on September 20, Joe Forrester and I descended the SOB Gully to climb the Porcelain Arête (IV 5.10). When ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2009
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Sixty-Second Annual Report of the American Alpine Club
Canada: At the time of publication, narratives and data from Canada were not available. The Alpine Club of Canada has ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
2009
Avalance, Poor Position, Failure to Test Conditions, Relying on Others, Alaska, Delta Range, Castner Glacier
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION, FAILURE TO TEST CONDITIONS, RELYING ON OTHERS Alaska, Delta Range, Castner Glacier In the early afternoon on ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
HAPE, Allowed to Descend Alone, Possible CO Poisioning, Alaska,Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, ALLOWED TO DESCEND ALONE, POSSIBLE CO POISONING Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The 2008 Ulsam McKinley Expedition, led by Jeong ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Frostbite—Dehyrated, Failure to Pay Attention to Warning Signs, Alaska Mount McKinley West Buttress
FROSTBITE–DEHYDRATED, FAILURE TO PAY ATTENTION TO WARNING SIGNS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Hervé Laurence (40) was a member of ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Missing Climbers — Assumed Fatal, Inadequate Equipment — Sleeping Bags and Fuel, Alaska, Mt. McKinley, Cassin Ridge
MISSING CLIMBERS–ASSUMED FATAL, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT– SLEEPING BAGS and FUEL Alaska, Mt. McKinley, Cassin Ridge Tatsuro Yamada (27) and Yuto Inoue (24,) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Alaska, Mount Mckinley, West Buttress
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Claude Ratté was a member of the Quebecoise 2008 Expedition, which ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Unsafe Position, Fatigue, Alaska, Skagway, Black Lake
FALL ON ROCK, UNSAFE POSITION, FATIGUE Alaska, Skagway, Black Lake On June 14, Karl (28) was climbing an unnamed, single-pitch sport route ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall into Bergschrund, Frostbite, Weather, Alaska, Mount Mckinley, West Buttress
FALL INTO BERGSCHRUND, FROSTBITE, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On the morning of June 16th, climbers woke to clear ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Exposure (Took Gloves Off) — Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
EXPOSURE (TOOK GLOVES OFF) - FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress KAJ Denali 2008 (from Croatia) expedition members Jadranko Mlinaric (40) and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Sudden Death on Summit, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SUDDEN DEATH ON SUMMIT Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress This Alpine Ascents International climbing expedition flew into the base camp ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Sudden Death on Summit — Near Denali Pas, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SUDDEN DEATH - NEAR DENALI PASS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 2200 on July 7, Ranger John Loomis received a call ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Fatigued, Placed no Protection, "Too Relaxed" Arizona, Cochise Stronghold
FALL ON ROCK, FATIGUED, PLACED NO PROTECTION, "TOO RELAXED" Arizona, Cochise Stronghold Ever since my fall I have been reliving ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Stranded — Inability to Remove Anatomical Protection, California, Yosemite Valley, Bishops Terrace
STRANDED - INABILITY TO REMOVE ANATOMICAL PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley, Bishops Terrace On April 12, Tim Barthel (51), Jon Becker (50), Brant Herrett (55), ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Stranded — Yogi-Phobia, Unfamiliar With Equipment, California, Yosemite , Half Dome
STRANDED – YOGI-PHOBIA, UNFAMILIAR WITH EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite, Half Dome Janet (32) spent May 9 hanging out at the base of Half Dome ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Poor Communication, Inadequate Medical Training, California, Yosmite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, POOR COMMUNICATION, INADEQUATE MEDICAL TRAINING California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan At 0330 on May 15, Matt Christensen (26) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Handhold Dislodged - Fall on Rock, California, Sierra Nevada, Palisades Region
FALL ON ROCK, HANDHOLD DISLODGED – FALL ON ROCK California, Sierra Nevada, Palisades Region At 0700 on July 13, J.C. (47) and B....
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock — Misjudged Pendulum, California Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK – MISJUDGED PENDULUM California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan At 0545 on July 18, Eric Ruderman (32) and Skiy DeTray (31) started a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Helmet, California, Yosemite Valley, Church Bowl
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HELMET California, Yosemite Valley, Church Bowl On August 31, Tomoki Shibata (22) led Church Bowl ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, California, Idyllwild, Suicide Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT California, Idyllwild, Suicide Rock On September 5, Trevor Mathews (21), suffered significant head trauma and remains ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Lost in the Dark, California, Yosemite, Half Dome
LOST IN THE DARK California, Yosemite, Half Dome In late September, Aloysius “Apple” Leap (25) and I (Chris Tomasetti, 23) made our ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled out and Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, California, Taquitz Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT and INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Tahquitz Rock On October 19, Sean was leading the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Avalanche, Colorado, Little Bear Peak, Standard Hourglass Route
AVALANCHE Colorado, Little Bear Peak, Standard Hourglass Route On January 10 around 1100, a male (22) and his sister (20) were climbing Little Bear ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall or Slip on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Squid
FALL OR SLIP ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Squid On Sunday March 2, a female climber (32) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Stranded, Darkness, Inadequate Equipment — No Headlamp, Inadequate Clothing, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Yellow Spur
STRANDED, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT - NO HEADLAMP, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Yellow Spur Around 2:00 p....
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009
Fall or Slip on Rock, Miscommunication, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Wind Tower
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, MISCOMMUNICATION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Wind Tower On May 4, Lon Abbott (45) and Avery McGill (25) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2009