American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 1975

Geographical

Districts

1951-73

1974





Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved



































Canada



Alberta

51

20

66

0

0

0



British Columbia

77

26

109

5

3

43



Yukon Territory

9

8

22

1

2

6



Ontario

1

1

1

0

0

0



Quebec

1

1

1

0

0

0



West Arctic

1

1

2

0

0

0



Practice Cliffs

11

2

14

0

0

0



United States



Atlantic — North

149

39

196

4

1

14



South

10

2

10

0

0

0



Central

15

3

15

0

0

0



Colorado, Oklahoma

254

93

321

17

2

24



Utah, New Mexico

32

16

37

3

2

13



Wyoming

190

33

220

14

5

37



Montana, Idaho,















S. Dakota

34

15

43

1

1

4



Arizona, Nevada,















Texas

29

5

46

1

0

3



*California

361

108

439

11

6

24



Oregon

57

20

110

2

1

4



Washington

263

90

333

25

5

33



Alaska

54

27

90

3

3

20



Hawaii

2

1

2

0

0

0



†Practice Cliffs















all areas

236

42

261

17

0

20



* Yosemite statistics not available at press time,

† Listed separately from geographical districts.

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