issue 2
[cover] Cedar Wright on the first free ascent of the Uncertaintyl Principle, Sentinel Rock, Yosemite Rock, Yosemite Valley, California. [photo] Andrew McGarry

Alpinist 2 is available as a back issue purchase


Alpinist 2 Contents
Spring 2003

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Editor's Note
Christian Beckwith
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Letters
Any Selters
A tribute to the Rowells
9
 
Faces
Giulio Malfer
Forty-seven years after his first leads Doug Scott is just getting started.
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The Climbing Life
Observations from the field
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The Adventures of Hardy Grimper
Jeff Achey
Sandrine! Chamonix! Kate on a Harley! Hardy's back, and so are his troubles.
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Mountain Profile : Gasherbrum IV
Michael Kennedy
Seventy-five meters shy of an 8000er, GIV's summit is one of the most elusive in alpine history. Michael Kennedy provides the backdrop while Walter Bonatti, Voytek Kurtyka, Tom Hargis and Peter Jensen sketch in the details of the seven people to set foot on top.
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The Uncertainty Principle
Cedar Wright
Doubt, fear, failure, and sometimes success: newrouting in Yosemite Valley has all the old rules, but a new set of players. Join us for a glimpse of the struggle from inside the golden revolution.
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In the Footsteps of Heckmair: a Photgraphic Essay
Christine Kopp
Swiss photographer and alpinist Thomas Ulrich can see the north face of the Eiger from his kitchen window. Christine Kopp provides the narrative for Ulrich's tribute to the 1938 first ascent.
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Bitter Sweet
Lizzy Scully
On the big walls of the world, one year and 6,000 miles can make all the difference.
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A Climber's Life
Jim Donini
Jim Donini has pursued adventure through forty years of alpinism. Tall tales, from the Tetons to Torre Egger
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Climbing Notes
New Routes, September 1 - November 31.
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Off Belay
Phil Hollman
Fun Tricks! Free things!


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