American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Loss of Control—Glissade, Crampon Caught on Ice, Oregon, Mount Hood

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LOSS OF CONTROL—GLISSADE, CRAMPON CAUGHT ON ICE

Oregon, Mount Hood

On May 23, 2993, Jason Bacon (22) said that he was sliding down the mountain when suddenly his crampon caught on the ice and he heard a loud pop in his leg. He was evacuated by Portland Mountain Rescue. (Source: C. Nolte, Portland Mountain Rescue)

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