American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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164 Records

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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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Accident Tables
1956
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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1956