American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 1980

Geographical

Districts

1951-78

1979





Number

of

Accidents

Deaths

Total

Persons

Involved

Number

of

Accidents

Deaths

Total

Persons

Involved



Canada



Alberta

71

31

127

11

6

12



British Columbia

109

44

206

12

9

13



Yukon Territory

10

19

28

2

0

2



Ontario

9

3

14

0

0

0



Quebec

7

2

21

2

0

2



East Arctic

3

0

5

1

0

0



West Arctic

1

1

2

0

0

0



Practice Cliffs

11

2

14

0

0

0



United States



Alaska

98

43

320

8

3

25



Arizona, Nevada, Texas

30

5

49

0

0

0



Atlantic—North

220

53

229

15

2

20



-—South

15

4

18

0

0

0



California

243

161

612

14

5

38



Central

20

4

20

0

0

0



Colorado, Oklahoma

313

114

440

14

10

34



Hawaii

2

1

2

0

0

0



Montana, Idaho, South Dakota

37

17

49

0

0

0



Oregon

71

28

130

1

1

6



Utah, New Mexico

37

18

53

0

0

0



Washington

424

147

597

41

15

96



Wyoming

262

49

393

7

4

14



Practice Cliffs

326

97

96

12

0

17



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