American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Art in Switzerland
Art in Switzerland, by Peter Meyer, translated with an introduction by Mary Hottinger. 8vo., 103 pages with many illustrations, some in ...
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Book Reviews
1955
The Way of the Four Winds
The Way of the Four Winds, by Yrjo Kokko. 8vo., 285 pages with index and 148 photo-illustrations by the author. Translated by ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Schweizer Trachtenbuch
Schweizer Trachtenbuch, by Louise Witzig. 8vo., 280 pages with 60 plates from color photos and 200 illustrations (sketches and photos) in black and ...
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Book Reviews
1955
A Climber's Guide to the Interior Ranges of British Columbia
A Climber’s Guide to the Interior Ranges of British Columbia, by J. Monroe Thorington. Third edition, 12mo, xii + 225 pages. ...
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Book Reviews
1955
Belmore Browne, 1880-1954
BELMORE BROWNE 1880-1954 Artist, explorer, mountaineer, and great exponent of northern outdoor living and wilderness travel, Belmore Browne, a member ...
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In Memoriam
1955
William Wasborough Foster, 1875-1954
WILLIAM WASBOROUGH FOSTER 1875-1954 In the death December 2, 1954, at Vancouver, British Columbia, of Major General William Wasborough Foster, D. S. ...
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In Memoriam
1955
George MacGowan, 1902-1954
GEORGE MacGOWAN 1902-1954 Friends of George MacGowan were saddened at his passing on November 26, 1954. His death resulted from a coronary ...
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In Memoriam
1955
Elton Sterling Thayer, 1927-1954
ELTON STERLING THAYER 1927-1954 Elton Sterling Thayer was born March 30, 1927, at Readsboro, Vermont, and was killed in a climbing accident ...
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In Memoriam
1955
Accidents in American Mountaineering Eighth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club 1955
This, the eighth annual report, deals with the accidents that occurred in 1954. In addition two accidents that occurred in 1953 are ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1955
Table I
Table I Year Total Number of Reported Accidents Number of Deaths  1947 15 11  1948 28 15  1949 17 9  1950 30 8  1951 18 4  1952 35 14  1953 25 12  1954 30 8 
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Accident Tables
1955
Table II Accident Rate and Mortality Rate for Mountaineers in United States and Alaska
Table II Accident Rate and Mortality Rate for Mountaineers in United States and Alaska AgeGroup Av. reported man mountain days/...
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Accident Tables
1955
Regional Safety Activities
Geographical Distribution of Accidents: 1947-1953 1954  Atlantic States—North  11 3  South 1 0  Colorado 29 3  Utah 4 0  Wyoming 16 3  Montana & Idaho 3 3  Arizona & New Mexico 4 1  California 18 5  Oregon 14 3  Washington 14 6  ...
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Notes
1955
Analysis of Accidents
ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENTS A breakdown of the accidents that occurred during 1954 and the cumulative totals are presented as in the ...
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Notes
1955
Accidents 1953 Not Previously Reported — Montana, Mission Range, Grey Wolf
ACCIDENTS 1953 NOT PREVIOUSLY REPORTED Montana, Mission Range, Grey Wolf—On May 31, 1953, Bob Pfeiffer, Martin Holznagel, Martin Faulkner, and Frank Hefferlin ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Accidents 1953 Not Previously Reported — California, Rock Quarry, La Mesa
California, Rock Quarry, La Mesa—On April 26, 1953 Dean Hallford (12), David Hobbs (12) and Bernie Strong (12) decided to climb a 170 ft. rock ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Review of Reported Accidents 1954
REVIEW OF REPORTED ACCIDENTS 1954 Maine, Mt. Katahdin—At 2:00 p.m. on April 5, 1954, while descending the Saddle Slide, unroped and without ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1955
Maine, Mt. Katahdin
Maine, Mt. Katahdin—At 2:00 p.m. on April 5, 1954, while descending the Saddle Slide, unroped and without an ice ax, Ernest ...
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Accident Reports
1955
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington—On Wednesday, January 27, 1954, Phillip Longnecker (25) and Jacques Parysko (23) graduate students at Harvard University, but not members ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Vermont, Norwich
Vermont, Norwich—On October 12, 1954, J. B. Corbett (18) was climbing with two members of the Dartmouth Mountaineering club. They were traversing ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Range, Cresone Needle
Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Range, Crestone Needle—Cleve McCarty, Tony Mueller (20), Rodney McWhinney and Robert Kulstad (27), Rip Collins (31) and Dick ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (1)
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (1)—On June 5, 1954, Earl F. Harvey (20) and Joseph Biwell were descending Long’s Peak. Harvey slipped ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (2)
Rocky Mountain National Park (2)—On August 13, 1954, Mrs. Leahdell Dick (21) climbed to the top of Hallett’s Peak and planned to ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (1)
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (1)—On August 16, 1954, Roger W. Hollander (23) with one companion had ascended Disappointment Peak by the usual ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (2)
Grand Teton National Park (2)—On August 29, 1954, Charles B. Richardson and Roald Fryxell were climbing on the north side of Symmetry ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (3)
Grand Teton National Park (3)—On August 31, 1954, Timothy Kelly (22), with three companions, was descending from Mt. Owen via a snow- filled ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Montana, Glacier National Park
Montana, Glacier National Park—On June 19, 1954, Miss Claudia Keil (17) and two companions were returning from an ascent of Mt. Altyn ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Idaho, Local Cliff near Idaho Falls
Idaho, Local Cliff near Idaho Falls—On May 7, 1954, Dale Harker (14) was climbing down a cliff using a fixed rope when ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Idaho, Cliff near Lava Hot Springs
Idaho, Cliff near Lava Hot Springs—On June 2, 1954, Ray Duane Richards (17) fell while descending a cliff. He and a companion ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Arizona, Santa Catalina Mountains
Arizona, Santa Catalina Mountains—On April 20, 1954, three University fo Arizona students, William Bingham (21), Robert Frederick (21) and Ned Cranston (21) started up ...
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Accident Reports
1955
California, Mount Whitney
California, Mount Whitney—On September 5, 1954, Henry Mandolf (55) with two sixteen-year-old boys, climbed Mt. Whitney by the trail and were descending ...
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Accident Reports
1955
San Jacinto Mountains, Taquitz Rock
San Jacinto Mountains, Taquitz Rock—On June 19, 1954, Joe Fitscher (16) and a companion, Kodis, visited Taquitz Rock on a scheduled Sierra ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Yosemite Valley, Cathedral Spires
Yosemite Valley, Cathedral Spires—On April 10, 1954, Larry Lackey (19) in company with Dick Long and Jim Wilson were trying a new ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Joshua Tree National Monument
Joshua Tree National Monument—On October 30, 1954, Phillip Martin (17) and a companion joined a scheduled Sierra Club climb at Joshua Tree ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Kings Canyon, Windy Cliff
Kings Canyon, Windy Cliff—On August 27, 1954, Roy Arnold (approx. 30) and Ed Barnes (approx. 30) rappeled down the face of Windy Cliff ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Oregon, Mount Jefferson (1)
Oregon, Mount Jefferson (1)—On September 6, 1954, Ben Oman (32), Sam Tompkins (42) and Robert Lee (42) climbed to the top of Jefferson by the ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Mt. Jefferson (2)
Mt. Jefferson (2)—On September 6, 1954, George Watts (20), Ron Coon (18) and Ed Keech (18) with little previous experience, climbed Mt. Jefferson up to ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Mt. Jefferson (3)
Mt. Jefferson (3)—On September 6, 1954, William Morley (24) and Sam Morley (20) ascended Mt. Jefferson from Pamelia Lake despite the comments of bad ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Washington, Mount Olympus
Washington, Mount Olympus—On August 21, 1954, Ian MacKay, Anthony L. Levy (30), Robert Hegstrom (24) and Richard K. Neal, Jr. (24) left camp at 6:00 ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Mount Rainier National Park (1)
Mount Rainier National Park (1)—At approximately 1:00 p.m. on July 15, 1954, a summit party led by Mountain Guide, James Whittaker, was ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Mount Rainier National Park (2)
Mount Rainier National Park (2)—On Wednesday, August 11, 1954, a group of climbers from the Mountaineers climbed Meany Crest, which is within ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Mount Rainier National Park
Mount Rainier National Park—On September 4, 1954, Mr. Rongvald Kvil- stad (47) took a party up to climb Mt. Rainier. A short ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Mt. Rainier National Park (4) Echo Peak
Mt. Rainier National Park (4) Echo Peak—On August 8, 1954, on a Tacoma Mountaineer scheduled climb of Echo Peak in Mt. Rainier ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Mount Snoqualmie
Mount Snoqualmie—On April 18, 1954, William A. Degenhardt (45) and two women Mountaineers were climbing Mt. Snoqualmie, 6300 feet on skis. The party ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Alaska, Mount McKinley
Alaska, Mount McKinley—Elton Thayer (27), George Argus (25), Leslie Viereck and Morton S. Wood successfully ascended the south peak via Ruth ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Alaska, Mount Juneau
Alaska, Mount Juneau—Rex Conley (14) and Dennis Olsen (14) climbed to the summit of Mt. Juneau on July 26. In returning they ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Alaska, University Peak
Alaska, University Peak—An accident occurred in July on the University Peak Expedition in Alaska. A climber dislodged a large ...
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Accident Reports
1955
Regional Safety Activities
REGIONAL SAFETY ACTIVITIES Most of the climbing clubs have good safety programs for their members. The following activities are reported ...
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Notes
1955