American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Commando Climber
Commando Climber, by Mike Banks. 240 pages, 18 photos, sketches. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1955. Price, 18 s. The author is a ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Zermatt and the Valais
Zermatt and the Valais, by Sir Arnold Lunn. 202 pages of text, 9 black & white photographs and index. London: Hollis & Carter, 1955. Price, 12...
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Book Reviews
1956
Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles
Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles, by C. Douglas Milner. 176 pages with frontispiece in color. 70 illustrations by the author, 4 map diagrams, ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Cimes et Visages du Haut Dauphiné
Cimes et Visages du Haut Dauphiné, by Felix Germain. 185 pages, including 110 photographs in black and white, 16 in color, and 17 vignettes, ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Mountains of Ireland
The Mountains of Ireland, by D. D. C. Pochin Mould. 156 pages, 48 photographs and 1 map. London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1955. Price, 21 ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Leuchtende Berge
Leuchtende Berge. A book of colored photographs of the Alps, by Jos. Jul. Schaetz. 72 pages, 28 colored photographs. Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1954. ...
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Book Reviews
1956
High Sierra Country
High Sierra Country, by Oscar Lewis. 291 pages, map end-papers. Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Men and the Mountain: Frémont's Fourth Expedition
The Men and the Mountain : Frémont’s Fourth Expedition, by William Brandon. 337 pages with 3 sketch maps. New York: William ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Untrodden Andes
The Untrodden Andes, by C. G. Egeler and T. de Booy. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. Translated from the Dutch ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Du Kenya au Kilimanjaro
Du Kenya au Kilimanjaro, by Roland Truffaut. 251 pages, 2 maps, 2 sketches, 16 pages illustrations. Paris: Rene Julliard, 1953. Price bound, Fr. Fcs. 1090. This ...
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Book Reviews
1956
The Mountains of New Zealand
The Mountains of New Zealand, by Rodney Hewitt and Mavis Davidson. 128 pages, with 136 photographs and 2 maps. Wellington, New Zealand: A. ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Caleb Frank Gates, Jr., 1904-1955
CALEB FRANK GATES, JR. 1904-1955 Caleb Gates was born in Istanbul, where his father was president of Robert College. He ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Arthur Paul Harper, 1865-1955
ARTHUR PAUL HARPER 1865-1955 On May 30, 1955, there died at Wellington, New Zealand, in his ninetieth year, our honorary member Arthur ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Mrs. Josephine Diebitsch Perry, 1863-1955
MRS. JOSEPHINE DIEBITSCH PEARY 1863-1955 Mrs. Robert E. Peary, who died December 19 at the age of 92, was the last remaining ...
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Book Reviews
1956
Accidents in American Mountaineering, Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee, The American Alpine Club, 1956
This is the ninth annual report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club and presents the known mountaineering ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1956
Analysis of Accidents
ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENTS A breakdown of the accidents that occurred during the past year (1955) and the cumulative totals are presented ...
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Notes
1956
Carderock, Near Washington, D.C.
ACCIDENTS, 1954 (NOT PREVIOUSLY REPORTED) Carderock, near Washington, D. C. — On December 26, 1954, three climbers, all of whom had had belaying instruction ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Maine, Mt. Katahdin
ACCIDENTS REPORTED, 1955 Maine, Mt. Katahdin—On September 9, 1955, George Langer (22) was climbing the chimney route. He was not roped. A rock ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Illinois, Mississippi Palisades, near Savanna
Illinois, Mississippi Palisades, near Savanna—On October 16, 1955, ten members of the Chicago Mountaineering Club were joined by five uninvited American ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Wisconsin, Devil's Lake Practice Bluffs
Wisconsin, Devel’s Lake Practice Bluffs—On October 16, 1955, the weekly Sunday rock climb of the Wisconsin Hoofer Mountaineers was attended ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Colorado, Mt. Wilson
Colorado, Mt. Wilson—On July 3, 1955, Herbert Martin, unroped, was leading a climbing group on Mt. Wilson. At the time of ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Long’s Peak (1)—On August 30, 1955. Rod Harris and Felix Hagerman set out to climb the ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Colorado—Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
Colorado—Rocky Mountain National Park, Long’s Peak (2)—On October 2, Sidney Cohen (27) of Boulder, Colorado, was climbing Long’s Peak ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Colorado, Devil's Thumb
Colorado, Devil’s Thumb—On Sunday, August 7, 1955, John Auld (16), Jim Auld (19), and Sheldon Schiager (18) drove from Colorado Springs, Colorado, to ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (1)—On June 6, 1955, Victor Milligan (23), a student from Belfast, Ireland, and his companion had been hiking ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park (2)—Fred Ford (25), John Austin (26) and Robert Bartholomew (20) spent the night of June 27 in high camp ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mt. Sacajawea
Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mt. Sacajawea—On July 20, 1955, Thea Welsh, Tony Prauses (34), and Damon Phinney (27) left their camp in the ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Montana, Glacier National Park
Montana, Glacier National Park: On the afternoon of July 21, 1955, June B. Johnson (20) and two other girls employed by the Glacier ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Oregon, Mt. Hood
Oregon, Mt. Hood—A party consisting of 30 members (men, women and children) of the Sierra Club climbed Mt. Hood on ...
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Accident Reports
1956
California, Mt. Ralston
California, Mt. Ralston—On January 1, 1955, Allen Steck (28), Richard Houston, William Dunmire, and Kenneth D. Adam set out for a ski ...
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Accident Reports
1956
California, Higher Cathedral Spire, Yosemite National Park
California, Higher Cathedral Spire, Yosemite National Park—On April 17, 1955, at 5:30 a.m., Jack Weicker (24), Irene Beardsley (19), and Anne Pottinger (19) started ...
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Accident Reports
1956
California, Royal Arches, Yosemite
California, Royal Arches, Yosemite—On April 3, 1955 Donald Tocher (28) was a member of a four-man climbing party. All were experienced and ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Baker
Washington, Mt. Baker—During the weekend of July 22-24th there was a college outing on Mt. Baker. During the ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Shuksan
Washington, Mt. Shuksan—On August 7, 1955 at 4 a.m., Dr. Paul Gerst- mann and Robert Parkhurst, both members of the Mountaineers ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On July 24, Mr. Louis W. Whittaker, age 26 (Mount Rainier professional guide), suffered severe lacerations of ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On July 30, a party of 15 Tacoma Mountaineers under the leadership of Stan Engle were camped ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On August 4, Mr. Nicholas Peters (22) injured himself while glissading on the Nisqually Glacier. He suffered ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On August 4, Mr. Robert Berg (18) slid down a snowbank into morainal debris while descending to ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On August 8, Mr. Stephen Staff (18) fell while climbing Pinnacle Peak. Injury consisted of a laceration ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On September 5, Mr. Sam Raether (24) was rescued from east wall of Nisqually Glacier moraine after ...
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On September 5, Mr. David Fredenburg (25) was struck in the face by bounding rock at 1:30 a....
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Accident Reports
1956
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park—On September 6, Mr. Gordon Tebb (23), a Mount Rainier professional guide, was struck a glancing blow ...
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Accident Reports
1956
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 31 8  1955 27 5 
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Table II
TABLE II Geographical Districts Accidents   1947-1954 1955  Atlantic States—North  14 1  South 2 0  Central — 2  Colorado 32 4  Utah  4 0  Wyoming  19 3  Montana & Idaho  6 1  Arizona & Nevada 5 0  California  23 4  Oregon 17 3  ...
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Accident Tables
1956