American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Falls on Rock and Ice — Maine, Baxter State Park, Katahdin

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  • Publication Year: 2000

FALLS ON ROCK AND ICE

Maine, Baxter State Park, Mount Katahdin

There were three incidents reported from Mount Katahdin, all of them happening in February. Scant details were provided. Two involved ice climbers injuring their knees, the third a fall from the Cilly Barber route.

There were a total of 41 search and rescue missions in the park for the year. (Source: Irvin Caverly, Jr., Director, Baxter State Park)

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