Features

David Gottlieb on the crest of the west ridge of Kang Nachugo, Nepal

David Gottlieb on the crest of the west ridge of Kang Nachugo, Nepal. Joe Puryear

In the American Alpine Journal’s feature articles we hear from those who have made many of the most impressive first ascents of the year: the routes that will become tomorrow’s legends. You’ll also find articles on history, geography, first-ascent potential, mountain medicine, controversies, and more.

2012 AAJ Feature Articles

Authors include: Joe Kelsey, Jimmy Chin, Didier Jourdain, Kelly Cordes, Hayden Kennedy, David Lama, Bjørn-Eivind Aartun, Clint Helander, Kevin Ditzler, Pat Deavoll, and Mark Richey.

 
2011 AAJ Feature Articles

Authors include: Katsutaka Yokoyama, Bob Shepton, Bruce Normand, Alex Honnold, Joe Puryear, Malcolm Bass, Bjorn-Eivind Aartun, and Tamotsu Nakamura.

 

2010 AAJ Feature Articles

Authors include: Denis Urubko, Marko Prezelj, Kyle Demptser, Andy Houseman, Dodo Kopold, Joe Puryear, Jens Holsten, Jack Tackle, Gleb Sokolov, Yan Dongdong, Kim Hyung-il.

 

2009 AAJ Feature Articles

Authors include: Kazuya Hiraide, Kei Taniguchi, Katsutaka Yokoyama, Yusuke Sato, Chad Kellogg, Paul Knott, Bruce Normand, Ueli Steck, Valery Babanov, Simone Moro, Stefan Glowacz, Mike Libecki, Jordi Corominas, Maria Coffey.

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