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Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

Geographical

Districts

1951–1993

1994





Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total

Persons

Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total

Persons

Involved



Canada



Alberta

304

95

653

18

3

45



British Columbia

243

95

531

6

2

11



Yukon Territory

32

26

69

0

0

0



Ontario

27

6

50

1

0

2



Quebec

25

5

54

0

0

0



East Arctic

7

2

20

0

0

0



West Arctic

1

1

2

0

0

0



Practice Cliffs1

13

2

18

0

0

0



United States



Alaska

321

127

454

19

7

32



Arizona, Nevada Texas

54

7

102

2

1

2



Atlantic-North

609

88

984

29

7

48



Atlantic-South

48

11

81

12

4

24



California

855

219

1809

31

1

68



Central

87

8

143

8

1

13



Colorado/Oklahoma

537

171

910

15

0

28



Montana, Idaho South Dakota

57

22

89

0

0

0



Oregon

108

53

264

10

4

28



Utah, New Mexico

100

33

176

2

0

4



Washington

855

258

1491

18

0

59



Wyoming

410

94

735

11

2

26



Artificial Walls

2

0

2









1This category includes bouldering, as well as artificial climbing walls, buildings, and so forth. These are also added to the count of each state and province, but not to the total count, though that error has been made in previous years.

2Under Central last year, four (4) deaths were listed in this table. There were zero (0) deaths, so the totals have been changed in this table. The total of five (5) deaths in Wyoming is correct.

(Editor’s Note: The Practice Cliffs category has been removed from the U.S. data and replaced with Artificial Walls.)