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Statistical Tables, Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I

Year

Number of Accidents Reported

Total

Persons

Involved



Injured



Killed







USA-CAN

USA-CAN

USA-CAN

USA- CAN



1951

15



22



11



3





1952

31



35



17



13





1953

24



27



12



12





1954

31



41



31



8





1955

34



39



28



6





1956

46



72



54



13





1957

45



53



28



18





1958

32



39



23



11





1959

42-

2

56-

2

31-

0

19-

2



1960

47-

4

64-

12

37-

8

19-

4



1961

49-

9

61-

14

45-

10

14-

4



1962

71-

1

90-

1

64-

0

19-

1



1963

68-

11

79-

12

47-

10

19-

2



1964

53-

11

65-

16

44-

10

14-

3



1965

72-

0

90-

0

59-

0

21-

0



1966

67-

7

80-

9

52-

6

16-

3



1967

74-

10

110—

14

63-

7

33-

5



1968

70-

13

87-

19

43-

12

27-

5



1969

94-

11

125—

17

66-

9

31-

2



1970

129-

11

174-

11

88-

5

16-

5



1971

110—

17

138—

29

76-

11

35-

7



1972

141 —

29

184—

42

98-

17

49-

13



1973

108—

6

131 —

6

85-

4

36-

2



1974

96-

7

177-

50

75-

1

26-

5



1975

78-

7

158—

22

66-

8

19-

2



1976

137—

16

303-

31

210—

9

53-

6



1977

121—

30

277-

49

106—

21

32-

11



1978

118—

17

221 —

19

85-

6

42-

10



1979

100-

36

137—

54

83-

17

40-

19



1980

191—

29

295-

85

124-

26

33-

8



1981

97-

43

223-

119

80-

39

39-

6



1982

140-

48

305-

126

120-

43

24-

14



1983

187—

29

442-

76

169—

26

37-

7



1984

182—

26

459-

63

174—

15

26-

6



1985

198—

27

413—

62

190—

22

17-

31



1986

202-

30

401-

79

180—

25

37-

15



Totals

3249-

477

5672-

1013

2762-

370

879-

170



1 Note this correction from last year. This figure was misprinted as 23 in that report.