American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 2005



1951–2003

2004



Geographical Districts

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved



CANADA



Alberta

490

134

1022

24

8

11



British Columbia

299

110

627

8

4

14



Yukon Territory

34

26

75

1

1

2



New Brunswick

1

0

0

0

0

0



Ontario

37

9

67

0

0

0



Quebec

29

9

60

2

1

3



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

461

173

766

11

2

37



Arizona, Nevada Texas

79

16

146

5

1

7



Atlantic-North

855

140

1493

31

4

56



Atlantic-South

86

23

153

6

0

12



California

1,134

269

2,331

42

10

75



Central

131

16

211

1

0

3



Colorado

707

196

2236

11

3

18



Montana, Idaho South Dakota

76

30

120

1

1

2



Oregon

173

99

404

12

3

22



Utah, New Mexico

141

53

264

15

4

24



Washington

983

303

796

18

5

35



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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