American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

California, Echo Summit Area

  • Accident Reports
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  • Publication Year: 1958

California, Echo Summit Area—Sometime in November, Earl B. Seibert was killed while climbing alone near the south end of Lake Tahoe. A search party found the body at the base of a sheer cliff from which a rope was hanging.

Source: National Skiing, Dec. 1957.

Analysis: Despite the scanty data a fundamental lesson is demonstrated. Do not climb alone.

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