American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 2010



1951-2008

2009



Geographical

Number of



Total

Persons

Number of



Total

Persons



Districts

Accidents

Deaths

Involved

Accidents

Deaths

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

526

192

889

16

5

30



Arizona, Nevada















Texas

95

18

172

2

0

5



Atlantic-North

1004

150

1733

22

0

30



Atlantic-South

118

27

207

5

1

10



California

1305

295

2585

26

3

52



Central

136

18

219

0

0

0



Colorado

779

216

2333

21

3

45



Montana, Idaho,















South Dakota

84

33

135

2

2

5



Oregon

211

112

481

7

4

13



Utah, New Mexico

175

60

322

6

0

10



Washington

1050

321

898

12

3

27



Wyoming

569

133

1026

7

2

17



*No data from 2006-2009

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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