American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II

  • Accident Tables
  • Accident Year:
  • Publication Year: 2011



1951-2009

2010



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

542

197

919

13

4

27



Arizona, Nevada















Texas

97

18

177

3

0

8



Atlantic-North

1026

150

1763

21

1

38



Atlantic-South

123

28

217

20

5

40



California

1331

298

637

53

4

87



Central

136

18

219

0

0

0



Colorado

800

219

2378

41

10

87



Montana, Idaho















South Dakota

86

35

140

4

0

8



Oregon

218

116

486

3

1

6



Utah, New Mexico

181

60

332

3

0

5



Washington

1062

324

925

12

4

47



Wyoming

576

135

1043

12

5

36



*No data from 2006-2010

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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