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Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

Geographical Districts

1951–2004

2005





Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved



CANADA



Alberta

514

142

1033

6

0

10



British Columbia

307

114

641

10

5

16



Yukon Territory

35

27

77

2

1

10



New Brunswick

1

0

0

0

0

0



Ontario

37

9

67

0

0

0



Quebec

31

10

63

0

0

0



East Arctic

8

2

21

0

0

0



West Arctic

1

1

2

1

1

5



Practice Cliffs1

20

2

36

0

0

0



UNITED STATES



Alaska 472



175

803

8

3

15



Arizona, Nevada Texas

84

17

153

3

1

6



Atlantic-North

914

145

1599

19

1

35



Atlantic-South

93

23

166

3

1

6



California

1215

284

2478

28

6

48



Central

133

16

215

0

0

0



Colorado

722

200

2255

18

8

22



Montana, Idaho South Dakota

78

31

124

0

0

0



Oregon

191

105

440

4

2

4



Utah, New Mexico

157

57

289

2

1

4



Washington

1012

310

851

16

7

46



Wyoming

536

123

984

10

4

24



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.