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California, Hunter's Hill, Near Vallejo

Arizona, Catalina Mountains, Alamo Canyon. On November 12 Edward Reilly (17) and Bryan Castner were hiking and scrambling on the cliffs of Alamo Canyon. Reilly slipped and fell about 20 feet. He was also struck on the right ankle by a falling rock. He suffered a fracture of his right ankle. Castner went out to obtain help. (See rescue report.)

Source: Southern Arizona Rescue Association, Raymond R. Neal.

Analysis: The party was too small and too inexperienced on rock.