The Mountaineers Books American Alpine Journal

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This year, The AAJ has expanded its coverage of rock climbing and new routes in the United StatesG? more stories about climbs close to home! The American Alpine Club is the leading organization representing climbers in the United States. The AAJ helps fulfill one of the club's core values: Authoritative climbing information, knowledge and resources benefit and inspire us and future generations. Veteran climbing journalist Dougald MacDonald is editor in chief of The American Alpine Journal.

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Mountaineers Books Books American Alpine Journal 2014 9781933056838. Nearly 250 pages of short reports from new routes in the world's mountains In this year's American Alpine Journal Chad Kellogg finds closure on a Chinese mountain with bitter memories; Mike Libecki surveys a wild region of unclimbed walls in Greenland; Katsutaka Yokoyama and the Giri-Giri Boys introduce enchainment to North America's highest mountain; Paul Knott and Bruce Normand lift the veil from unclimbed summits of the Chinese Tien-Shan range; a Japanese pair succeeds on the much-eyed southeast face of Kamet the third-highest peak in India; and Valery Babanov recounts his two new routes on 8000-meter peaks in a single season. Plus more from Baffin Island Patagonia and summits between.


The American Alpine Journal, published annually since 1929, is the world's foremost record of big new routes and remote mountain exploration.


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