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Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

Geographical

Districts

1951-2000

2001





Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total

Persons

Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total

Persons

Involved



Canada















Alberta

431

126

942

18

2

40



British Columbia

273

106

608

3

0

5



Yukon Territory

33

26

73

0

0

0



Ontario

36

10

65

1

0

2



Quebec

30

7

63

0

0

0



East Arctic

7

2

20

0

0

0



West Arctic

1

1

2

0

0

0



Practice Cliffs1

20

2

36

0

0

0



United States















Alaska

419

163

676

10

0

11



Arizona, Nevada Texas

76

15

142

2

1

3



Atlantic-North

84

103

332

34

1

57



Atlantic-South

80

23

1417

3

0

6



California

1093

244

2181

23

2

55



Central

127

15

204

4

1

7



Colorado

671

192

1167

20

1

42



Montana, Idaho South Dakota

75

30

118

0

0

0



Oregon

152

76

367

19

2

27



Utah, New Mexico 127

48

232

11

2

27



Washington

956

289

933

11

5

28



Wyoming

498

115

921

15

1

26



'This category includes bouldering, artificial climbing walls, buildings, and so forth. These are also added to the count of each province, but not to the total count, though that error has been made in previous years. The Practice Cliffs category has been removed from the U.S. data.