Published annually since 1929, the American Alpine Journal is renowned as the world’s journal of record for long new climbs of all kinds. The AAJ publishes each year’s most compelling stories, told by the climbers themselves and carefully edited by a team of experts. Each year we reveal many newly discovered climbing destinations and unclimbed summits, from Alaska to the Karakoram.
- In-depth reports on major climbs, written by the climbers and carefully edited by a team of experts
- Our Recon section covers the history, recent climbing activity, and new-route potential of a wild area. This year: the ice climbs of Newfoundland’s western fjords
- The 2021 edition includes a special report on climbs during the year of COVID