American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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189 Records

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New Mexico, Organ Mountains—Needles Area
New Mexico, Organ Mountains, Needles Area—In September 1956 Walter Casey (21) was apparently climbing alone. He does not remember how the ...
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Accident Reports
1958
New Mexico, Organ Mountains—Cuevas Rocks
New Mexico, Organ Mountains—Cuevas Rocks—On the day in October 1956 when the accident occurred the weather and climbing conditions ...
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Accident Reports
1958
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington—On February 28, Peter K. Luster (Leader, 21), Boyd N. Everett, Jr. (22) and James Wheeler (19), all members of ...
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Accident Reports
1958
New Hampshire, Cannon Mt.
New Hampshire, Cannon Mt.—On June 8, S. M. Ornstein (27), Robert Jahn (27), John F. Noxon (28), and John S. Humphreys (24) climbed the ...
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Accident Reports
1958
West Virginia, Quarry near Ridgley
W. Virginia, Quarry near Ridgley—On 13 October, Donald R. Anderson (20) fell about 35 feet when his rappel rope broke while rappelling ...
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Accident Reports
1958
New Hampshire, Presidential Range—Mt. Madison
New Hampshire, Presidential Range—Mt. Madison—On June 2, Thomas H. Flint (21) apparently fell, struck his head and died of exposure ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Georgia, Cliff in Vicinity of Camp Wahsega near Dahlonega
Georgia, Cliff in vicinity of Camp Wahsega near Dahlonega—On 23 November, Robert D. Bridger (21), a Ranger student participating in scheduled ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Colorado, Capitol Peak
Colorado, Capitol Peak—On July 25, 1957, John W. Heckert, a student at Eileen Ginter and Richard A. Slusser left the Colorado ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Colorado, Cliff between Rollinsville and Pinecliff
Colorado, Cliff between Rollinsville and Pinecliff—On 9 February, Paul A. Murphy (21) with four companions began climbing a nearly vertical cliff ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Colorado, St. Mary's Glacier—West of Idaho Springs
Colorado, St. Mary’s Glacier—west of Idaho Springs—Sunday, February 24, 1957 was a bright sunny morning as Russell Foley (15), Gary ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Colorado, Mount Evans, North Face
Colorado, Mount Evans, North face—On Sunday, June 23, the following set out for a technical climb of Mt. Evans: T. ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Colorado, Pikes Peak
Colorado, Pikes Peak—On 12 August, Mrs. Inestine B. Roberts (88), had made her 14th climb of Pikes Peak. She started the ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Colorado, Cussing Crack, Castle Rock, near Boulder
Colorado, Cussing Crack, Castle Rock, near Boulder-—On 9 August, Jeff Wheeler (14), Jerry Roach (14) and Ed Anderson (20) were climbing on Castle ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Colorado, Jefferson County—Coal Creek Canyon
Colorado, Jefferson County—Coal Creek Canyon—On 2 Sept., H. T. Carlson (17), Bill Steele (19) and Jerry Kahler (17) were climbing a steep ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Utah, Needle Point Peak
Utah, Needle Point Peak—On April 3, Glen Albert Frazier (29) was killed when he fell while climbing Needle Point Peak. He ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Wyoming, Wind Rivers—Koven
Wyoming, Wind Rivers—Koven—On 20 July, Bob and Gail Bates, Fred Truslow and John Oberlin (43) were about 125 feet below the ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, South Fork of Cascade Canyon
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, South Fork of Cascade Canyon— Fred A. Shire, Jr. (23), of Long Beach, Cal., had told ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Near Summit of Mount Teewinot
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, near summit of Mount Teewinot— On 27 July, James B. Rast (20) and Richard P. Holleman (20) had ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Disappointment Peak
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Disappointment Peak—Eric Mendelsohn (20) and Neil H. Drake (19) had completed an ascent of Disappointment Peak ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mt. Teewinot
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mt. Teewinot—On August 15, Dr. Norman Lee (44) was leading a rope of three other persons ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Near Summit of the Grand Teton
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, near summit of the Grand Teton— On August 21, at about 10:10 A.M., Joseph W. Keubler (20), ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Beacon Rock, Near Columbia River
Washington, Beacon Rock, near Columbia River—On Wednesday, February 6, at about noon, Robert J. Boyle (24) decided to try a one-man ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Mt. Erie Practice Bluff
Washing ton, Mt. Erie Practice Bluff—On March 24, four members of The Mountaineers on a practice jaunt to Mt. Erie, ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Granite Mountain—Snoqualmie Pass Area
Washington, Granite Mountain—Snoqualmie Pass Area—On April 7, Thomas Heaphy (16) lost his life following a long slide down a snow ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Mt. Garfield, Washington Cascades 45 Miles from Seattle
Washington, Mt. Garfield, Washington Cascades 45 miles from Seattle— On May 18, a four man roped party was descending a wide snow ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Olympics—The Brothers
Washington, Olympics—The Brothers—On May 26, fifty-three persons on an Olympic College Basic Mountaineering Class climb reached the summit of ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Snoqualmie Pass—The Tooth
Washington, Snoqualmie Pass—The Tooth—On Sunday, June 16, with fine weather, a group of four climbers made a successful ascent ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Olympics—Mt. Constance
Washington, Olympics—Mt. Constance—On June 30, Robert T. Ives (27) and five other climbers were sitting on a ledge 10 feet directly ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Mt. Adams
Washington, Mt. Adams—On June 30, at 2:15 A.M. a party of six men from Yakima, Ellensburg, and Toppenish started the ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Glacier Peak—Chocolate Glacier
Washington, Glacier Peak—Chocolate Glacier—On the Mountaineer Summer Outing, July 30, during the descent of Chocolate Glacier, Julie Balinski (33), while ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Redstone Peak
Washington, Redstone Peak—A party of four mountaineers from Tacoma climbed Redstone Peak northeast of Mt. Rainier on Aug. 3. Redstone ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington—Cascades, Forbidden Peak
Washington—Cascades—Forbidden Peak—On 25 August, Stan Johnson (31), Barry White and three others set out to climb Forbidden Peak by ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Mt. Rainier—Success Glacier
Washington, Mt. Rainier—Success Glacier—George Sainsbury (32), Ray Barker and Arnold Bloomer, all experienced climbers, two of them members of ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Mt. Rainier—Ingraham Glacier
Washington, Mt. Rainier—Ingraham Glacier—On September 1, the collapse of a large mass of snow and ice into a hidden ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Mt. Johannesburg
Washington, Mt. Johannesburg—On 1 Sept., Tom Gibbon (33) an experienced climber was injured by a falling rock. While descending a steep ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington—Mt. Daniel—Salmon La Sac Area
Washington—Mt. Daniel—Salmon La Sac area—On Sept. 1, a Mountaineer Experience Climb party of four was traversing unroped on ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Snoqualmie Pass—Chair Peak
Washington, Snoqualmie Pass—Chair Peak—On Sept. 8, Peter Conti (23) was leading on the east face of Chair Peak several hundred ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Denny Creek Trail
Washington, Denny Creek Trail—Eugene Todd (26), an experienced climber and member of both the Mazamas of Oregon and The Mountaineers ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Mt. Rainier
Washington, Mt. Rainier—On November 30, Lowell Linn (23) hiked on snowshoes with his companion, Harry Holcomb (26), above Paradise on the south ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Washington, Castle Rock
Washington, Castle Rock—On 8 Dec. Leonard Miller (33) and Dick Wahl- strom (24) had completed a good fifth class climb up the ...
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Accident Reports
1958
New Mexico, Organ Mountains—Rabbit Ears Area
New Mexico, Organ Mountains—Rabbit Ears Area—On February 22, William Martin (24) and Ronald Hahn (25) left their car at 5:00 A.M. ...
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Accident Reports
1958
New Mexico, Shiprock
New Mexico, Shiprock—The accident occurred on 29 May at approximately 6 P.M. on the west face of Shiprock on a ...
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Accident Reports
1958
California, Mt. Baden-Powell
California, Mt. Baden-Powell—On Jan. 9, Richard Skultin (29) and Alice Kuhn (27) were descending Mt. Baden-Powell after completing the ascent. The wind ...
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Accident Reports
1958
California, Mt. Diablo—Devil's Pulpit
California, Mt. Diablo—Devil’s Pulpit—On 14 July, Larry D. Robinson (19) with little experience and apparently climbing alone fell while ...
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Accident Reports
1958
California, Sierra Nevada—North Palisade Peak
California, Sierra Nevada—North Palisade Peak—On 7 July, John Findley Scott (23) and party of five other persons were ascending North ...
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Accident Reports
1958
California, Echo Summit Area
California, Echo Summit Area—Sometime in November, Earl B. Seibert was killed while climbing alone near the south end of ...
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Accident Reports
1958
Oregon, St. Peter's Dome
Oregon, St. Peter’s Dome—On Sept. 15, Don McKay (36) and Joe Quigley (32) were making an attempt to climb St. Peter’...
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Accident Reports
1958
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  34 6  1956  46 10  1957  45 17 
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Accident Tables
1958
Table II
Accidents Geographical Districts 1947-1956 1957  Atlantic States—North 22 3  South 2 2  Central 2 0  Colorado 45 7  Utah and New Mexico 5 3  Wyoming 29 6  Montana and Idaho 8 0  Arizona and ...
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Accident Tables
1958