American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Cerro Condor, First Ascent, and Other Climbs and Exploration
In mid-September, near the end of calendar winter, a group of 17 students and Jose Luis Troncoso, Pedro Binfa, and I, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Cochamó, Señor Cara de Papa, La Cara de Decepción
In early February, Zoroastro Eduardo and I established two new routes in Cochamó, on Pared de los Placeres: Erotica and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
A.A.C., Deep South Section
Cochamó, Señor Cara de Papa, La Cara de Decepción. Mid-January, 2010, after two weeks of consistent rain, Matt Othmer ...
AAJ
Club Activities
2010
Cochamó, Cerro Trinidad, La Orca
Juan Tarditti and I arrived in Cochamo, Chile, mid-February 2010 after a long rainy season. The trails that approach the Refugio ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Cerro Kristine, First Ascent
For ten years Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins had been eyeing what they called “Cerro Geezer”—an unnamed, unclimbed ca 7,500...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Chalten Massif, Summary
The biggest news in Patagonia this season was not related to an ascent but to an attempt. David Lama’s ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Cerro Fitz Roy, Historia Sin Fin and New Pitches
At the end of February 2010 Luciano Fiorenza, Tomy Aguilo, and I—all Argentines—completed a new route on the west ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Torre Central/Norte, Waiting for Godot to Col
As reported on www.planetmountain.com and elsewhere, in January Austrians Hansjörg Auer and Much Mayr climbed a new ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Los Gemelos, the Slash
Graham Zimmerman and I left camp at 10:45 a.m. on January 25,2010, just after it stopped raining and snowing. At 2:30 p....
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Monte Sarmiento, West Summit, La Odisea de Magallanes
At the western end of the Darwin Range in Chile’s Tierra del Fuego rises one of the most beautiful ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Vincent Massif Summary
Around 120 people summited Mt. Vinson (4,892m), somewhat fewer than in recent years. Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions (ALE) guide David Hamilton ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Mt. Foster, Mt. Parry, Savoia, False Cape Renard, Wandel Peak, Mt. Statham, Lars Christensen Peak
The highlight of the Antarctic season was undoubtedly the string of big climbs done by the French team of Mathieu ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Punta Billy Budd and Other Ascents
In January 2009 Italians Giovanni Cristofori and Maria Cristina Rapisardi, a globetrotting couple from Milan who spend most of their free ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Mt. Ashley
Our main target had been Nordenskjold (2,355m), but we were beaten back below the summit ridge by a typically ferocious ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Orvin Fjella, Various Ascents
The first Austrian expedition to Queen Maud Land comprised Karl Pichler, Paul Koller, and me. Our goal was to ski ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Jabal Nakhus, East Face, F-Sharp; Jabal Dhawi, West Ridge
Ian Gough organized a trip to Oman in January 2009, after learning about its limestone peaks from Paul Knott, another local ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Jabal Asala, Lulu
During our two-week stay in Oman, Marc Kuhn and I climbed one possible new route on the north side of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Jabal Kawr, M'Seeb Rappers, Anhydrous Living; Jabal Misht, Vultures' Keep; Amqah Tower; Jabal Nakhus, Hand Grater
During late December 2009 and early January 2010, Graham Rowbotham and I completed five new routes on the exotic limestone of the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Socotra Island, Mashanig Towers
Several years ago I explored the eastern islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea, looking for steep rock formations ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Jbel Tadline, West Face, Fugitivos del Paraiso
Arnaud and I rarely have the opportunity to climb together. Eight hundred kilometers separate us; Arnaud in his Briançonnais, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Jebel Tadrarate, Southwest Face, Raum der Wünsche
During our successful trip to Taghia in 2008 (AAJ 2009), we discovered an untouched wall in the Tadrarate Canyon. Situated between the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Tagoujimt N'Tsouiant, Northeast Face, Cosmic Roof
At the end of April, Luka Krajnc, Alenka Lukic, Miha and Milena Praprotnik, and my wife Tanja and I, accompanied ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Timrazine Canyon, Capitan Tajin
Climbing almost every day from October 5 till the 17th, Abigail Pickett from France and Andrea Cattarossi, Daniele Geremia, Silvano Gosso, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Mata, Northeast Face, Akuna Matata
Claudio Mandrini, Paolo Stopping Alberto Zanada, and I left Italy on November 28 for Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso). From here we traveled ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Brandburg, Southern Crossing
Bushes, bird excrement, snake paranoia, exfoliating faces, incipient seams—all to get to one perfect crack climb. Throughout May, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Chambe, West Face, Nkhalango Khoswe; Lower Eastwood-Howell Route, First Free Ascent
Situated south of Tanzania and west of Mozambique, Malawi is a small country in southern Africa best known for its ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Stovelen, Northern Lights, Various Icefalls
April 2008: I’m eating dinner with Benoît Robert, who has just returned from a skiing and sailing trip to ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Lofoten, International Winter Meet
From March 8 to 15, 2009, the Norwegian Alpine Club (Norsk Tindeklub, NTK) invited nearly 40 climbers from all over the world to Lofoten, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Abrahams Tind, Nothing Compares to You
“Up here, there is more ice than in Europe and Canada combined.” Bold words from Marius Morstad, who invited two ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Lofoten, Six Ascents
Our trip had an adventurous spirit, partly because we are 19- and 20-year-old geology students with a lot of time ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Europe, Norway, Loften, Moskenesoya Island, Helvetestind, Thirst in the Clouds
Moskenesoya Island, Helvetestind, Thirst in the Clouds. During the summer Alexey Orudzhev, Alexander Shamakov, and Andrey Varvarkin from Russia made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Lillemola Island, Man Hands
Who wouldn’t jump at the chance to establish a granite big-wall route on an uninhabited island, with crystal clear ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Europe, Norway, Romsdal, Trollveggen, French Route, First Free Ascent
Trollveggen, French Route, first free ascent. In a remarkably fast two-day ascent, August 7-8, Sindre and Ole Johan Saether made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Gloppedalen, South Face, Civil Twilight
There are climbers, and there are climbers. The climber, Johannes, who has honed his skills doing several serious solo climbs ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Kjerag, Russian Route
I’ve not been climbing in the mountains that long, and although I’d visited the Caucasus, Crimea, Tien Shan, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Russia, Caucasus, Mizhirgi (5,025m), North Ridge, Winter Ascent
Mizhirgi (5,025m), north ridge, winter ascent. In early January 2009 Sasha Gukov, Sergey Kondrashkin, Alik Izotov, and Viktor Koval made the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Russia, Caucasus, Fisht (2,867m), West Face
Fisht (2,867m), west face. One of the most important first ascents in the Caucasus during 2009 was a direct route up ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Russia, Siberia, Kodar Range, Stolb (2,850m)
Kodar Range, Stolb (2,850m), west pillar. Russians Bashkirtsev, Davydenko, Glazunov, Pedenko, and Veretenin, from the Siberian city of Irkutsk, made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Russia, Siberia, Altai, South Kurai, Various Ascents
South Kurai, various ascents. In May Marc Bullock, Matthew Freear, Tim Moss, Nancy Pickup, Michael “Spike” Reid, and David Tett ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asan (4,230m), Northwest Face, Timofeev Route, First Free Ascent
In August, as part of a Mammut Team Trip, I joined Austrian David Lama and Swiss Giovanni Quirici and Stephan ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Pik 4,810m, East Face
Previously unrecorded outside Korea, but an important event in the history of climbing in the Karavshin, was a new route, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Pik Slesov (Russian Tower, 4,240m), Northwest Face, Odessa Route
I’m not sure why I first visited the Karavshin, but since my first visit in 1998 I have returned four ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Pik Vernyi (5,250m GPS), Northwest Face; Kyzyl Asker (5,842m), Southeast Face, Attempt
I first visited the Kyzyl Asker region in August 2007. We set up base camp at 3,750m, in the valley leading ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Western Kokshaal-Too, Komorova Glacier, Various Ascents; At Bashi Range, Acha Kaeyndi Valley, Various Ascents
Western Kokshaal-too, Komorova Glacier, various ascents; At Bashi Range, Acha Kaeyndi Valley, various ascents. In August Eddy Barnes (U.K.), ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Western Kokshaal-Too, Peak 4,863m, North Ridge; Unnamed Trezubet Summit, North Ridge; Pik 5,046m, South Ridge; Pik ca 4,800m, Sarah's Daddy; Kyzyl Asker, North Summit (ca 5,500m), Gladwin-Stewart Ridge
Peak 4,863m, north ridge; unnamed Trezubet summit, north ridge; Pik 5,046m, south ridge; Pik ca 4,800m, Sarah’s Daddy; Kyzyl ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Pik Plaza (4,912m), Northwest Face, Z-K; Pik Granitsa (5,370m), North Face, Nordic Walking
Inspired by impressive photographs of Pik Granitsa, provided by Paul Knott, who visited this area in 2005 (AAJ 2006), Michal Kasprowicz, Wojtek ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Western Kokshaal-Too, Sarychat Glacier, Various Ascents
Sarychat Glacier, various ascents. On August 11 and 12 Martin Jones, Edward Lemon, Jacob Wrathall, and I, from King’s College London ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Krygyzstan, Tien Shan, Kuilu Range, Kuilu, Various Ascents; Sun Kul Canyon, Various Ascents
Kuilu, various ascents; Sun Kul Canyon, various ascents. This was the International School of Mountaineering’s second trip to the ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tien Shan, Tengri Tag, Pik Pobeda (7,439m), North Face to West Ridge
Pik Pobeda (7,439m), north face to west ridge. At the end of August, Russians Vitaly Gorelik and Gleb Sokolov made ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010
Asia, Kazakhstan, Zhungar Alatau, Kyoabl-Kapacau and Tblwkah Valleys, Various Ascents
Kyoabl-Kapacau and Tblwkah valleys, various ascents. Landing at Almaty on August 2, Liam Hughes, Paul Padman, John Temple, Stuart Worsfold, and ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2010