American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 1973



1951-71

1972



Geographical Districts

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved



Canada



Alberta

30

14

38

20

6

27



British Columbia

66

19

94

7

5

11



Yukon Territory

9

8

22

0

0

0



Ontario

1

1

1

0

0

0



Quebec

1

1

1

0

0

0



West Arctic

0

0

0

1

1

2



Practice Cliffs

9

2

11

2

0

3



United States



Atlantic — North

114

32

157

12

3

13



South

9

2

9

0

0

0



Central

14

3

14

1

0

1



Colorado — Oklahoma

199

73

243

34

12

42



Utah & New Mexico

30

16

35

0

0

0



Wyoming

166

29

195

12

3

12



Montana, Idaho &

S. Dakota

30

15

39

4

0

4



Arizona, Nevada & Texas

25

3

32

3

1

8



California

294

83

359

45

12

54



Oregon

51

16

104

3

3

3



Washington

218

71

273

25

12

32



Alaska

52

24

86

1

3

3



Hawaii

1

0

1

o

o

o



Practice Cliffs all areas

190

33

220

22

7

25



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