Feature articles from the 2010 AAJ:
The alpine-style first ascent of a little-known Nepalese peak.
By Joe Puryear
Alone on Annapurna South
Some time to kill in base camp produces a bold new route.
By Dodo Kopold
A Bit of Luck
The alpine-style first ascent of Chang Himal’s north face, Nepal.
By Andy Houseman
Four major routes in two weeks on Alaska’s Stikine Icefield.
By Jens Holsten
After 28 Alaskan expeditions: the trip of a lifetime.
By Jack Tackle
A bold new route on the southeast face of Cho Oyu in Nepal.
By Denis Urubko
An invigorating trio of new routes in India’s Bhagirathi group.
By Marko Prezelj
Discovering What Lies Within
A lost mentor shows the way on the north face of Xuelian West, China.
By Kyle Dempster
A bold new route on the north face of Pobeda in Kyrgyzstan.
By Gleb Sokolov
An inside look at modern Chinese alpinism.
By Yan Dongdong
The Golden Peak
A new route on Pakistan’s Spantik raises the bar for Korean alpinism.
By Kim Hyung-il