American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Table I

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 1961

Year

Total Number of Accidents Reported

Number of Deaths











1947

15

11



1948

28

15



1949

17

9



1950

30

8



1951

18

4



1952

35

14



1953

25

12



1954

31

8



1955

34

6



1956

46

10



1957

45

17



1958

32

11



1959

45

22



1960

47(4)*

23 (1)*



* Numbers in parenthesis refer to number of rescuers injured or killed–not included in accident totals.

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