American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 1983

Geographical Districts

1951-81

1982





Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved



Canada



Alberta

130

46

271

24

5

56



British Colombia

140

60

266

18

6

46



Yukon Territory

18

19

39

2

3

12



Ontario

13

4

23

3

0

9



Quebec

10

2

25

1

0

3



East Arctic

5

1

12

0

0

0



West Arctic

1

1

2

0

0

0



Practice Cliffs

12

2

16

0

0

0



United States



Alaska

145

62

467

18

0

70



Arizona, Nevada Texas

30

5

49

0

0

0



Atlantic—North

275

62

334

21

2

45



Atlantic—South

18

5

24

3

1

8



California

291

171

725

35

2

42



Central

37

5

57

1

0

2



*Colorado, Oklahoma

334

128

496

11

4

20



Hawaii

2

1

2

0

0

0



Montana, Idaho, South Dakota

38

17

51

0

0

0



Oregon

74

35

154

6

3

28



Utah, New Mexico

40

20

58

5

4

12



Washington

526

187

837

26

4

49



Wyoming

298

60

474

13

4

28



Practice Cliffs

341

97

117

1

0

1



* 1981 figures not included.

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