American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, 1951-1979, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 1981

TABLE II



1951-79

1980



Geographical Districts

Number of Accidents



Total Persons Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved



































Canada















Alberta

86

38

149

7

2

16



British Columbia

123

54

223

6

3

20



Yukon Territory

12

19

30

4

0

21



Ontario

10

4

17

0

0

0



Quebec

9

2

23

1

0

2



East Arctic

5

1

12

0

0

0



West Arctic

1

1

2

0

0

0



Practice Cliffs

11

2

14

0

0

0



United States















Alaska

106

46

345

15

8

57



Arizona, Nevada,















Texas

30

5

49

0







Atlantic—North

235

57

249

23

2

49



—South

15

4

18

2

1

4



California

257

166

650

16

3

36



Central

20

4

20

14

1

33



Colorado,

Oklahoma

327

124

474

4

1

14



Hawaii

2

1

2

0







Montana, Idaho, South Dakota

37

17

49

1

0

2



















Oregon

72

29

136

1

1

2



Utah, New Mexico

37

18

53

3

2

5



Washington

465

162

693

48

11

70



Wyoming

269

53

407

12

3

25



Practice Cliffs

338

97

113

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