American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park

  • Accident Reports
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  • Publication Year: 1956

Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On August 4, Mr. Nicholas Peters (22) injured himself while glissading on the Nisqually Glacier. He suffered a puncture-type wound above the right ear from the spike of his ice axe. Bleeding was serious and he was evacuated by a National Park Service rescue team with wheeled stretcher.

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