American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 2004



1951-2002

2003



Geographical Districts

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved



Canada

Alberta

468

130

998

22

4

26



British Columbia

293

108

621

6

2

6



Yukon Territory

34

26

75

0

0

0



New Brunswick

0

0

0

1

0

0



Ontario

37

9

67

0

0

0



Quebec

28

9

60

1

0

0



East Arctic

8

2

21

0

0

0



West Arctic

1

1

2

0

0

0



Practice Cliffs1

20

2

36

0

0

0



United States















Alaska

447

171

743

14

2

23



Arizona, Nevada Texas

78

16

145

1

0

1



Atlantic-North

855

140

1493

29

1

50



Atlantic-South

86

23

153

1

0

1



California

1,134

269

2,331

39

5

72



Central

131

16

211

1

0

1



Colorado

707

196

2236

4

1

10



Montana, Idaho South Dakota

76

30

120

1

0

2



Oregon

173

99

404

6

3

14



Utah, New Mexico

141

53

264

1

0

1



Washington

983

303

796

11

2

20



Wyoming

519

117

962

10

4

35



1This 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.

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