American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Loss of Control — Voluntary Glissade — Washington, Mount Snoqualmie

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  • Publication Year: 1983

LOSS OF CONTROL-VOLUNTARY GLISSADE

Washington, Mount Snoqualmie

On May 16, 1982, Kenneth Herrell (27) was in a party of six glissading down the southwest side of Mount Snoqualmie when he lost control and tumbled over a 100- meter rocky area. He sustained major injuries. (Source: J. Dawson and L. Hahn, SAR Mission Coordinators)

Analysis

There were no other details on this accident. It is one of several of this kind this year, however. It is also in the same area as the previous accident. (Source: J. Williamson)

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