Features AAJ 2011

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Feature articles from the 2011 AAJ:
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I-TO
The first ascent of the immense south face of Mt. Logan, Canada.
By Katsutaka “Jumbo” Yokoyama
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DoDo’s Delight
The Wild Bunch slays one virgin wall after another on the Greenland 2010 – Tilman International expedition.
By Bob Shepton
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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
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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
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Takargo
Nepal’s Rolwaling Valley delivers a paradise of unclimbed waterfall ice and a 6,771-meter virgin summit.
By Joe Puryear
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The Serpent King
The first ascent of the west face of Vasuki Parbat, India.
By Malcolm Bass
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Dracula
Seventy-one sleepless hours during a first ascent on the southeast face of Mt. Foraker, in the Alaska Range.
By Bjørn-Eivind Aartun
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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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