American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 2008



1951-2006



2007







Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total

Persons

Involved

Number of Accidents

Deaths

Total

Persons

Involved



Geographical















Districts















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

499

183

844

14

5

26



Arizona, Nevada Texas

90

18

160

3

0

10



Atlantic-North

956

147

1646

21

1

34



Atlantic-South

98

25

169

9

0

17



California

1265

294

2517

21

1

36



Central

134

17

217

1

0

1



Colorado

755

212

2288

12

1

20



Montana, Idaho South Dakota

79

32

126

4

0

8



Oregon

200

110

454

7

1

17



Utah, New Mexico

162

58

299

5

1

10



Washington

1036

317

16

7

2

15



Wyoming

553

128

997

9

3

17



*No reports from 2006-2007

^his 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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