American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Mazamas
Mazamas. The Mazamas, of Portland, Oregon, held their 56th Annual Outing in Grand Teton National Park, 16–31 July 1949. The main camp ...
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Club Activities
1950
Sierra Club
Sierra Club. The regular summer outings of the Sierra Club in the Sierra Nevada gave opportunity for a great deal ...
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Club Activities
1950
Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club, 1950
REPORT OF THE SAFETY COMMITTEE OF THE AMERICAN ALPINE CLUB 1950 The mountain accidents reported during 1949 from the English-speaking portions of ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1950
California: (1) Yosemite Valley
(a) MOUNTAIN FATALITIES California: (1) Yosemite Valley. On 22 March 1949 Kenneth A. Haines (19) and Peter B. Yeazell (18), from Fresno, California, were killed ...
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Accident Reports
1950
California: (2) Yosemite Valley
California: (2) Yosemite Valley. On 11 November 1949 Darrel J. Warren, a soldier from Castle Field Air Base at Merced, California, was instantly ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Utah, Salt Lake City
Utah: Salt Lake City. (Although not a mountaineering accidebt, this is reported because of its tragic lesson.) On a graduation ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Oregon, Mount Hood
Oregon: Mount Hood. Just before dawn on 29 October 1949, Donald Welk, a 20-year-old Lewis and Clark College student, was killed in ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Colorado, Colorado National Monument
Colorado: Colorado National Monument. On 29 May 1949 Otto Schied, a German exchange student and high school senior, plunged 300 feet to his ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Colorado, Snowmass Peak (14,077 ft.)
Colorado: Snowmass Peak (14,077 ft.). On 26 August 1949 Arthur Gallager (21), a Yale student from Colorado Springs, slid to his death in a ...
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Accident Reports
1950
New Hampshire: Mount Washington
New Hampshire: Mount Washington. On 1 May 1949 Dr. Paul Schiller, a Harvard research associate and Hungarian scientist, plunged into a water-filled ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Colorado: Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park
Colorado: Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park. On 10 October 1949 another unsolved mystery of the mountains developed when two young hikers ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Arizona: Catalina Mountains
(b) OTHER ACCIDENTS Arizona: Catalina Mountains. On 30 October 1949 Wally Lundbohm (20), of Tuscon, was rescued from a tiny ledge 1000 feet above ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Colorado: Hagerman Peak, Snowmass Peak District
Colorado: Hagerman Peak, Snowmass Peak District. During the last week of August 1949, Robert Hostetter became marooned overnight on Hagerman Peak. ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Oregon: Mount McLaughlin (9940 ft.)
Oregon: Mt. McLaughlin (9940 ft.). On 30 July 1949 Ed Freuer, a Henley High school graduate of a few weeks before, slipped and ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Montana: Glacier National Park
Montana: Glacier National Park. During the summer of 1949, Tom Moulds, a 23-year old University of Washington student from Santa Barbara, ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Alaska Coast Range
Alaska Coast Range. On 16 June 1949 Fred Ayres, a member of a party of climbers organized by Fred Beckey, of Seattle, ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Washington: Northern Cascades, Mt. Pilchuck
Washington: Northern Cascades, Mt. Pilchuck. In August 1949 five high school boys from Renton were on a fishing trip to Lake 22, ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Colorado: Red Rocks, near Denver
Colorado: Red Rocks, near Denver. On 26 May 1949 Jennie Akers, on a hiking trip with three companions, was climbing the east ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Colorado: Devil's Head, near Deckers
Colorado: Devil’s Head, near Deckers. On 27 September 1949 James L. Naudack (18) was climbing over the rocky surface of this small ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Austrian Alps: Gross Glockner
Austrian Alps: Gross Glockner. An accident on this, Austria’s highest peak, was reported on 17 September 1949. It involved Michael Edison ...
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Accident Reports
1950
French-Italian Alps: the Dent du Géant
French-Italian Alps: the Dent du Géant. On 18 August 1949 a party of four Americans was climbing this peak from the ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Accidents in Mexico
(d) ACCIDENTS IN MEXICO The Club de Exploraciones de Mexico reports that since 1935 there have been about 100 deaths due to ...
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Accident Reports
1950
Clues to Fate of Two Mountaineers Lost in the Northern Cascades in 1947
OTHER INCIDENTS AND EVENTS Clues to fate of two mountaineers lost in the Northern Cascades in 1947. By referring to page 11 ...
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Notes
1950
Mt. Rainier Climbers Who Break Rules Are Fined
Mt. Rainier climbers who break rules are fined. During a single week in August 1949, seven Oregon and Washington men were ...
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Notes
1950
Avalanche Film Produced by U.S. Forest Service
Avalanche film produced by U.S. Forest Service. This movie, entitled “Avalanches to Order,” has recently been completed in little ...
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Notes
1950
Avalanche School at Alta, Utah
Avalanche School at Alta, Utah. The primary objective of this school, under the supervision of the U.S. Forest Service, ...
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Notes
1950
The Second Northwest Mountaineering Conference
The Second Northwest Mountaineering Conference. Dedicated in large measure to the problem of mountain safety, and to search and rescue ...
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Notes
1950
Regional Mountain Safety Programs
REGIONAL MOUNTAIN SAFETY PROGRAMS It is relevant to bring up reports on what some of the mountaineering clubs and related ...
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Notes
1950
The Alpine Club of Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada has local sections in all the principal cities of the country. Many of these sections ...
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Notes
1950
Regional Mountain Safety Programs, The Appalachian Mountain Club
The Appalachian Mountain Club is continuing courses and lectures on mountaineering problems, dealing largely with rock climbing and the rescue ...
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Notes
1950
The British Columbia Mountaineering Club
The British Columbia Mountaineering Club is cooperating with the Mountain Rescue and Safety Council of the State of Washington in ...
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Notes
1950
The Chicago Mountaineering Club
The Chicago Mountaineering Club inaugurated a safety and training program in February 1949 and held six informal lecture and discussion periods ...
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Notes
1950
The Club de Exploraciones de Mexico
The Club de Exploraciones de Mexico reports that the unfortunate number of accidents on the Mexican volcanoes and mountain crags ...
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Notes
1950
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club during 1948 ran in Trail and Timberline a series of simple line sketches entitled “This could happen ...
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Notes
1950
The Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
The Dartmouth Mountaineering Club, during the academic years of 1948-50, expanded its safety program with much enthusiasm, chiefly due to ...
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Notes
1950
The Harvard Mountaineering Club
The Harvard, Mountaineering Club has initiated a careful selection plan for rope leaders in two categories: first-class leaders and second-class ...
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Notes
1950
The Iowa Mountaineers
The Iowa Mountaineers are continuing their safety program with demonstrations given on local trips similar to those held by the ...
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Notes
1950
The Kachinas
The Kachinas, Phoenix, Arizona, have developed an indoctrination course for prospective members to pass before they can join the organization. ...
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Notes
1950
The Mountaineers, Inc.
The Mountaineers, Inc., Seattle, Washington, have made great strides: “To prevent mountaineering accidents it is necessary to educate the climbers ...
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Notes
1950
The National Park Service
The National Park Service has been keenly aware of the problem of safety, especially after the number of accidents in ...
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Notes
1950
The Sierra Club
The Sierra Club has instituted a call list similar to that of the Mountaineers, Inc., for use in case of ...
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Notes
1950
The U.S. Forest Service
The U.S. Forest Service has conducted in recent years an intensive campaign to prevent accidents, aimed particularly at its ...
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Notes
1950
The Yale Mountaineering Club
The Yale Mountaineering Club has spent much time in emphasizing safety on its local climbs which, perhaps unfortunately, are held ...
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Notes
1950
Conclusion
CONCLUSION A perusal of these pages suggests that the enthusiastic cooperation of regional mountaineering and outdoor clubs and related agencies, ...
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Notes
1950