American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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147 Records

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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