American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing
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Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park

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  • Publication Year: 1956

Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On September 6, Mr. Gordon Tebb (23), a Mount Rainier professional guide, was struck a glancing blow on the head by a falling rock while belaying climbers descending to

Gibraltar Ledge. He was knocked unconscious for several minutes. No other injury. Rockfall was extensive.

The American Alpine Club Safety Committee

Benjamin G. Ferris, Jr

Weston, Massachusetts, Chairman

John S. Humphreys

Cambridge, Massachusetts

William L. Putnam

Springfield, Massachusetts

Francis L. Putnam

New York, New York

Hans Kraus

New York, New York

Arnold Wexler

Washington, D. C.

Guy M. Everett

Chicago, Illinois

John de LaMontagne

Golden, Colorado

Henry A. Waldrop

Camp Carson, Colorado

Harold F. Walton

Boulder, Colorado

Edward R. LaChapelle

Alta, Utah

Victor Josendal

Seattle, Washington

Russell McJury

Portland, Oregon

William Siri

Berkeley, California

David Harrah

Reverside, California

James Bonner

Pasadena, California

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