American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 2007



1951-2005

2006



Geographical Districts

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total Persons Involved



































CANADA















Alberta

520

142

1033









British Columbia

317

119

641









Yukon Territory

37

28

77









New Brunswick

1

0

0









Ontario

37

9

67









Quebec

31

10

63









East Arctic

8

2

21









West Arctic

2

2

2









Practice Cliffs1

20

2

36









UNITED STATES













Alaska

480

178

803

19

5

41



Arizona, Nevada















Texas

87

18

153

3

0

7



Atlantic-North

933

146

1599

23

1

47



Atlantic-South

96

24

166

2

1

3



California

1243

290

2478

22

4

39



Central

133

16

215

1

1

2



Colorado

740

208

2255

15

4

33



Montana, Idaho















South Dakota

78

31

124

1

1

2



Oregon

195

107

440

5

3

14



Utah, New Mexico

159

58

289

3

0

10



Washington

1028

317

851

8

0

16



Wyoming

546

127

984

7

1

13



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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