American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Maine, Mt. Katahdin

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  • Publication Year: 1956

ACCIDENTS REPORTED, 1955

Maine, Mt. Katahdin—On September 9, 1955, George Langer (22) was climbing the chimney route. He was not roped. A rock slid under him and he fell about ten feet. He was badly bruised, suffering a dislocated knee, a cracked bone in his leg, a broken wrist and two broken ribs.

Source: H. N. Taylor.

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