American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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216 Records

Title Publication Year
Alberta, Banff National Park, Mt. Rundle
Alberta, Banff National Park, Mt. Rundle—On August 10, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Weisner, Mr. Paul Bloland, all of Minneapolis, ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Alberta, Banff National Park, Abbot Pass
Alberta, Banff National Park, Abbot Pass—Four Montreal climbers, Bernard Poisson, Erwin Hodgson, Richard Willmott and Rodolphe de- Repentigny, traversed ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Mt. Olinger, Turkey Creek Canyon
Colorado, Mt. Olinger, Turkey Creek Canyon—On June 27, Philip E. Jensen (17) fell while descending Mt. Olinger in Turkey Creek Canyon ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Clear Creek Canyon
Colorado, Clear Creek Canyon—On May 3, a party of five went to Clear Creek Canyon, west of Denver, to practice ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Turkey Creek Canyon
Colorado, Turkey Creek Canyon (1)—On July 4, Daniel McGill (15) fell while climbing with a group of friends in the Turkey Creek ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Turkey Creek Canyon
Colorado, Turkey Creek Canyon (2)—On September 20, Donald E. Powell (18) was killed while descending into Turkey Creek Canyon from U.S. 285. ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, St. Mary's Glacier
Colorado, St. Mary’s Glacier—On July 26, a party of ten boys from the Thornton, Colorado Church of Christ were ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, North Cheyenne Canyon
Colorado, North Cheyenne Canyon—On November 28, Roger E. Ross (18), Lawrence L. Beckner (17) and Edward Rhodes (17) went from Colorado Springs to ...
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Accident Reports
1961
British Columbia, Mount Waddington
British Columbia, Mount Waddington—A Canadian party consisting of Derrick Boddy, John Owen, Elfrida Pigou and Joan Stirling disappeared between ...
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Accident Reports
1961
British Columbia, Southern Selkirks, Avalanche Peak
British Columbia, Southern Selkirks, Avalanche Peak—On July 9, Alan Stroh (34), Sandra Antins (20), David Williams (25), Timothy Weakley (27), Charles Carpenter (30), and Russell ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Massachusetts, Mt. Tom
Massachusetts, Mt. Tom—On September 17, Harvey Peltier (10), his brother Robert (12), James Bausant (11), and Gary Jones (12) climbed Mt. Tom uneventfully in ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Massachusetts, Provin Mountain
Massachusetts, Provin Mountain—On November 11, Joseph Maruici (12) and two friends, members of a boy scout camporee, were climbing and hiking ...
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Accident Reports
1961
New Hampshire, Mt. Moosilauke
New Hampshire, Mt. Moosilauke—On February 27, four climbers, Thomas O’Donnell (25), George Young (22), William Young (20), and John Benjamin (22), students at ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton (1)—At 1:00 p.m. on June 25, Ralph Miller (26) reported to the Jenny Lake Ranger ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
Wyoming, Grend Teton National Park, Grand Teton (2)— On August 9, a guided party led by Robert French (25) and Peter Lev (20) were ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Symmetry Spire
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Symmetry Spire (1)— On July 1, Fritz Ermarth (19) and Greg Engstrom (19) were ascending the Durrance Ridge. Weather ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Symmetry Spire
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Symmetry Spire (2)— On August 24, a climbing party led by Sterling Neale (22) of the Exum Mountaineering ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Symmetry Spire
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Symmetry Spire (3)—On August 29, Sven Wihrheim (21) and Elwynn Taylor (18) attempted to climb the Durrance Ridge. ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Nez Perce
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Nez Perce—On August 4, Tim Bond (24) and Sally Bond (23), in conjunction with Fritz Ermarth (19), Mike ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mt. Moran
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mt. Moran—On August 25, Judy Grove (20), Pat Van Elton (20), and Barbara Nelson (20) all seasonally employed ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Disappointment Peak
Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Disappointment Peak—Arthur N. Plaxton (20), and Richard O. Parmelee (20), an employee at Jackson Lake Lodge, ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Crestone Needle
Colorado, Crestone Needle—With the intention of doing winter mountaineering in the Crestones, Lief Patterson (25), Eliot Goss (24), and David Isles (24) ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, La Plata Peak
Colorado, La Plata Peak—On March 19, Karl Pfiffner (25), George Hurley (25), and Ron Bierstedt (25), climbed La Plata Peak (14,340 feet) by way ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Long's Peak
Colorado, Long’s Peak—On April 19, Prince D. Willmon (23) (Leader), David L. Jones (18), Jane R. Bendixen (18) and James Greig, left ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Mt. Blanca
Colorado, Mt. Blanca—On June 18, 14 members of the Los Alamos Mountaineers were camped below the N. Face of Mt. Blanca (14,364 ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Arapaho Glacier
Colorado, Arapaho Glacier—On July 18, Mrs. Karen Cowperthwaite (19), and her husband David (22) and Richard Raymond (21) attempted to climb the slopes ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Animas Peak
Colorado, Animas Peak—On July 24 during the annual summer outing of the Colorado Mountain Club, a strong party of Elwyn ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park—On July 31, Lester Reeble (45), Mrs. Al Spencer, George Lowe, and Amel Landgraf (leader), attempted to ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Dome Peak, Boulder Canyon
Colorado, Dome Peak, Boulder Canyon—On August 7, Dan Sawtelle (17) and Larry West (17) climbed Dome Peak. They established a rappel by ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Boulder, Second Flatiron
Colorado, Boulder, Second Flatiron—On November 5, John Barry (27) and Cleveland Bell were climbing the overhang at the bottom of the ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Colorado, Boulder, Amphitheater
Colorado, Boulder, Amphitheater—On November 20, Michael Finnegan (19) and Barbara Reinecke (17) were climbing in the Amphitheater. The weather was mild and ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Mt. Rainier
Washington, Mt. Rainier (1)—On February 28, at about 8:00 a.m., Ed Cooper (24) and Tony Hovey (34) left their car at Narada Falls ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Mt. Rainier
Washington, Mt. Rainier (2)—On August 7, at 11:30 a.m., a member of a guided party, Ronald Swearinger (21) was struck by a ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Guye Peak
Washington, Guye Peak—On April 10, Steve Hoit (17), and 17 other climbers climbed Guye Peak. The weather and climbing conditions were good. ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Mt. Goblin
Washington, Mt. Goblin—On May 22, Andrew Hilen (18) and Walter Weld (18) with two companions hiked in to attempt an ascent of ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Near Lake Wenatchee
Washington, Near Lake Wenatchee—On July 10, Bob Anderson (27), Ralph Kelso, and Darwin Clark were climbing a steep slope near Lake ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Mt. Si
Washington, Mt. Si—On July 31, Stephen Steiner (15) and his brother Geoffrey (16) were climbing up the west flank of Mount Si. ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Northern Cascades, Red Face Mountain
Washintgon, Northen Cascades, Red Face Mountain—On August 29, 25 persons, members of the Whatcom Pass Outing sponsored by the Sierra Club, ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Mt. Thompson
Washington, Mt. Thompson—On September 2, Dave Bushley (19) and Robert Neiman (18) were approaching the summit on the N.E. shoulder of ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Mt. Baker
Washington, Mt. Baker—On September 18, Helmut Krutz (26) climbed Mt. Baker with the Vancouver Outdoor Club and the University of British ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Washington, Cascades, Bill's Peak
Washington, Cascades, Bill’s Peak—On December 3, a party consisting of Bill Prater (34), Gene Prater (31), Gay Ingalson (21), and Fred Durham (18) ...
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Accident Reports
1961
Oregon, Mt. Hood
Oregon, Mt. Hood—On September 16, Ben Cook and Bill Leitzel were climbing the south side of Mt. Hood at approximately ...
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Accident Reports
1961
California, Mt. San Jacinto
California, Mt. San Jacinto—On February 27, a church group camping at Camp Tahquitz went for a short hike on the ...
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Accident Reports
1961
California, Yosemite National Park, Lost Arrow
California, Yosemite National Park (1) Lost Arrow—On March 19, weather was excellent. Gerald Dixon (24) and Irving Smith (17) hiked to the Valley ...
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Accident Reports
1961
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park (2)— On the morning of August 25, William Amborn, an experienced rock climber, and James Ware (22) a climber ...
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Accident Reports
1961
California, Joshua Tree Monument
California, Joshua Tree Monument (I)—At approximately 3:30 p.m. on June 5, Sgt. Joseph Jones (22) slipped on water-slickened rock while hiking ...
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Accident Reports
1961
California, Joshua Tree National Monument
California, Joshua Tree National Monument (2)—William McAllister (45) was a member of a Long Beach church group which was camping at ...
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Accident Reports
1961
California, San Gabriel Mountains
California, San Gabriel Mountains (2)—On November 19, Joseph High- cove (18), and Walter Reber (18) left Icehouse Resort, in the San Gabriel Mountains, ...
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Accident Reports
1961
California, San Gabriel Mountains, Mt. San Antonio
California, San Gabriel Mountains (2), Mt. San Antonio—David Connors (20), Daniel Ramsey (19), and Rose Marie Kennedy (18) of Pomona, California and Donna ...
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Accident Reports
1961
California, San Gabriel Mountains, Thunder Mountain
California, San Gabriel Mountains (3),Thunder Mountain—On November 24, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Geza Bene (34), accompanied by his wife and daughter ...
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Accident Reports
1961