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Feature articles from the 2011 AAJ:
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The first ascent of the immense south face of Mt. Logan, Canada.
By Katsutaka “Jumbo” Yokoyama
DoDo’s Delight
The Wild Bunch slays one virgin wall after another on the Greenland 2010 – Tilman International expedition.
By Bob Shepton
The Rose of No-Man’s Land
Eight days under threat on the east face of Mt. Edgar, in Sichuan, yields a route almost too dangerous to be proud of.
By Bruce Normand
Season Finale
In today’s Yosemite, a good half-day is an ascent of Half Dome and El Cap, both solo. But climbing three El Cap routes still takes a full day.
By Alex Honnold
Nepal’s Rolwaling Valley delivers a paradise of unclimbed waterfall ice and a 6,771-meter virgin summit.
By Joe Puryear
The Serpent King
The first ascent of the west face of Vasuki Parbat, India.
By Malcolm Bass
Seventy-one sleepless hours during a first ascent on the southeast face of Mt. Foraker, in the Alaska Range.
By Bjørn-Eivind Aartun
Journeys to Western Sichuan
A return visit to the Shaluli Shan reveals troublesome changes in the mostly unclimbed peaks of the Litang Plateau, China.
By Tamotsu Nakamura

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