American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Darwo Chhok (5,860m), southwest face, attempt; Kako Peak (ca 4,900m), east face
Approaching from Chalt through Bar and Baltar, Italians Florian and Martin Riegler, accompanied by photographer Monika Mehlmauer and Christoph Mohl (...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Sosbun Group, Solu Glacier, various ascents
Searching for a part of the Karakoram that might offer solid rock and had rarely been visited, I decided on ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Peak 5,860m, southeast ridge; Ihakora mystery
While completing the classic trek from Skardu up the Baltoro Glacier and over the Gondokhoro La to Hushe, Anis Hussain, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Baintha Brakk (Ogre, 7,285m), north face reconnaissance; Hispar Muztagh, Muki (6,330m), traverse; Peak 5,966m; Sosbun Group, Solu Hidden Tower (ca 5,850m), northeast and northwest faces.
In five expeditions to different areas of the Karakoram, I’ve climbed virgin peaks and new routes up to 7,000m, ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Baintha Brakk (a.k.a The Ogre, 7,285m), southeast ridge, southeast face, and south face, first ascent.
After returning to Skardu for a rest after a new route on K7, Kyle Dempster and Hayden Kennedy joined Josh ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Latok II Southeast top (ca 7,020m), southwest face, Théorème de la Peine
In June the four-man French team of Antoine Bletton, Pierre Labbre, Matthieu Maynadier, and Se?bastien Ratel connected lines of ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Sarpo Laggo Peak (6,208m), southeast ridge; Trango I (6,363m), south-southwest face to foresummit
Before Aymeric Clouet, Christian Trommsdorff, and Patrick Wagnon ventured further up the Baltoro Glacier to make an attempt on Gasherbrum ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Gasherbrum V (7,147m), south ridge, attempt.
After their climbs in the Trango area , Aymeric Clouet, Christian Trommsdorff, and Patrick Wagnon continued up the Baltoro for their ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
No Mystery No Adventure
“Libecki! I have never been so fucking scared in my life!” Ethan Pringle’s yell from 80 feet above startled me ...
AAJ
Feature Article
2013
Uli Biaho Gallery, Nilam Najang; La Reina Roja, Sadu Masu; Trango II (6,327m), southwest ridge, Is Enough.
While at Trango base camp Jakob Schweighofer and I climbed three possible new routes. On August 9, and with the Slovakian ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Great Trango Tower, northwest face, Out of Reality, not to summit; various other ascents.
Looking for somewhere to spend a nice summer holiday, I didn’t think I would once again be going to ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Muztagh Tower (7,284m), northeast spur, Think Twice.
The pioneering photographer Vittorio Sella took his famous picture of the Muztagh Tower in 1909. Since then only five expeditions have ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Link Sar (7,041m), Northwest Face Attempt; Charakusa Climbing Overview
Will Sim and I (U.K.) had never been to the Himalaya. Together we’d climbed dozens of hard routes ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Charakusa Valley, Various Ascents
The Charakusa Valley has been so well documented, and seen activity from some of the biggest hitters in the alpine ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Zang Brakk (ca 4,800m), Southwest Face, Variant
In July Raul Gonzalez and Mikel Urabain Saez spent 22 days in the Nangma Valley, climbing a route on Zang Brakk. ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Khane Valley, Levski (5,733m, GPS), west face; Grey Tower (5,435m), east ridge.
In September 2011, Doychin Boyanov, Mihail Mihaylov, and I explored the Khane Valley immediately south of Nangma Valley [ AAJ 2012 ]. In August 2012 ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Khane Valley, Peak 25, Attempt
I have always wanted to go to Pakistan and explore a valley that has been overlooked by other expeditions. This ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Buried by the Mountain / The Time Has Come
Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2’s Deadliest Day. Peter Zuckerman and Amanda ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2013
A Day to Die For
A Day to Die For 1996: Everest’s Worst Disaster, The Untold True Story . Graham Ratcliffe. Mainstream Publishing (U.K.), 2011. 322 pages. ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
2013
Frostbite - Exposure, Weather
On June 13, a guided expedition operated by Rainier Mountaineering Inc. was caught near the summit of Denali in a sudden ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2013
HAPE (Two Cases), Appendicitis (One Case)
On June 16, a guided climber (53) descending from the summit of Denali began experiencing signs and symptoms of HAPE. The climber ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2013
Avalanche
On July 22, Danish mountaineers Michael Pilegaard (26), Mads Knudsen (30), and Nicolai Bo Silver (26) set out from the 17,200-foot high camp for ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2013
Musandam Peninsula, Various Ascents
The Musandam Peninsula is a 700-square-mile enclave of Oman at the tip of the Arabian Peninsula, separated from the rest ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Mt. Whitney, southwest face, Found
After talking with Doug Robinson and getting his account of the first ascent of the southwest face of Mt. Whitney ...
AAJ
Climbs And Expeditions
2013
Know the Ropes: Lowering
Click the image below or "Download Original PDF" in left menu to download the revised and updated Know the Ropes ...
ANAM
Feature Article
2013
Fall on Rock
On September 14 a female climber (30) made her first trip to New River Gorge. She fell while leading Totally-Clipse (5.8) on Endless ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
2013