American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Alaska, University Peak

  • Accident Reports
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  • Publication Year: 1955

Alaska, University Peak—An accident occurred in July on the University Peak Expedition in Alaska. A climber dislodged a large rock with the fixed rope which he was using while climbing up a rock couloir. The rock fractured his forearm. The two doctors on the expedition treated the bone fractures, with the forearm fracture set in a cast. The attempt on University Peak continued.

Source: The Mountaineer 47:4, 1954 (Dec.).

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