American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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285 Records

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Alberta, Mt. Robson
Alberta, Mt. Robson. On 28 July about 12 noon, two members (David Brown (38) and Donald Liska (37) of a party of four (other ...
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1969
British Columbia, Mt. Waddington
British Columbia, Mt. Waddington. In August, about 4 p.m., a party of four from British Columbia Mountaineering Club was preparing ...
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Accident Reports
1969
Yukon, St. Elias Range, Border Peak of Mt. Vancouver
Yukon, St. Elias Range, Border Peak of Mt. Vancouver. The 10-man Japanese party was flown to the Seward Glacier 28 May ...
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1969
British Columbia, Northern Selkirks
British Columbia, Northern Selkirks. On 16 July Sargent Janes (41) Reed Markley, Penny Ohler and Bill Pratt, members of the 1968 AMC Selkirk ...
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1969
Mt. Sir Donald, Selkirk
Mt. Sir Donald, Selkirk. On 1 August J. B. Swanson (27), Steve Tandy, John Pinamont, and Garey Tandy had climbed Sir Donald ...
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1969
New Hampshire, Cannon Mt.
New Hampshire, Cannon Mt. On 28 April David Koop (20) and Charles Ericsson (20) were climbing Sam’s Swan Song on Cannon Cliff. ...
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1969
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
New Hampshire, Mt. Washington. On 24 March Jeff Damp (21), Tom Davis (19), and Donn Stahlman (19) were climbing the Odel Gully in Huntington ...
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1969
Colorado, Third Flatiron
Colorado, Third Flatiron. On 5 June the first member of a party of two rappelled from the “Sugar Bowl” on the ...
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1969
Colorado, Long's Peak
Colorado, Long's Peak. On 27 January James Disney (28), Ken Paine (29), Ken Landis (40), and Richard Kezlan (32) were making a winter ascent of ...
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1969
Utah, Mt. Olympus
Utah, Mt. Olympus. On 3 August Malcolm Wills (24) and Carol Clawson (20) were climbing a technical route on Mt. Olympus. Neither ...
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1969
Wyoming, Wind River Range
Wyoming, Wind River Range. Gannet Glacier, between Dinwoody and Woodrow Wilson Peaks. Indications were that on or about 19 July Albert ...
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1969
Wyoming, Grand Teton
Wyoming, Grand Teton. On 6 July at 2130 hours, Gregory Sharp (23) and George Macheel reached the Owen rappel point after climbing the ...
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1969
California, North Palisades
California, North Palisades. During the middle part of March Alan Leeds (21), Wayne Inman (20), and a third man spent several days ...
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1969
California, Mt. Whitney area
California, Mt. Whitney area. On 1 September David Slaton (17), Richard Bisson, David Smith and two adults, Jack Richer and Larry Stidam ...
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1969
California, Sierra Nevada, Mt. McAdie
California, Sierra Nevada, Mt. McAdie. On 15 June Anita Ossofsky (27), Seymour Ossofsky, and Barbara Lilley were ascending Mt. McAdie from Arc ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park—Goodrich Pinnacle
California, Yosemite National Park—Goodrich Pinnacle. On 20 June Ernest Milburn (18) and John Gibbins (20) had completed ascent of Goodrich Pinnacle (Glacier ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 21 August Peter Ullrich (17), and Allen Harris (15) and two skiers were attempting to scale 3rd and 4...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 13 April Patrick Kearns (19) became separated from friends halfway up the Yosemite Falls Trail and continued ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 18 May Spencer Conley (34), was leading a pitch on the East route of Monday Morning Slab. ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 17 October Karel Dohnal (26), was leading his first direct aid climb on the Camp Four Tree ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 12 March Ken Salzberg (21) and two companions, after climbing the first pitch of “After 6” on Horse ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 13 November John Michael Wrightman (20) left Yosemite Lodge on a drizzly afternoon in hopes of shortcutting ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. Roger Bunch (15) and a party of five led by his father were ski-touring to Tenaya Lake ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 29 August Tom Gerughty (21) was cleaning the last pitch of Sickle Ledge Route on El Capitan ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 20 August Ronald Guest (21), Pierre Zetterberg (21), and Tom Rack (21) decided to climb a seemingly moderate wall ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
California, Yosemite National Park. On 14 October Jim Madsen (20) and four others went to the top of El Capitan to go ...
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1969
California, Yosemite National Park
On 27 October Warren Harding (44) and Galen Rowell (28) began an ascent on the unclimbed South Face of Half Dome. It was ...
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1969
Oregon, Mt. Hood
Oregon, Mt. Hood. On 11 September Raymond U. Stout (27) and Barry Carnley (27) had ascended Mt. Hood via the Cooper Spur route ...
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1969
Oregon, Mt. Hood
Oregon, Mt. Hood. On 4 May Terry Simonich (26), Linda Simonich (26), Robert Patterson (32), Terry Riddell (26), Dave Skinner (27), and Pam Skinner (24), set out ...
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1969
Washington, Old Snowy Mt.
Washington, Old Snowy Mt. On 13 September Dale R. Cowen (58), Mary Ellen Cowen (55), Bernice Stearns (43), Una Davies (65), and Garnett E. Cannon (62), ...
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1969
Washington, Mt. St. Helens
Washington, Mt. St. Helens. On 19 May John Borst, Jr. (23) and Wayne Anderson (23) started up the lizard route on Mt. St. ...
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1969
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park. At noon on 12 September a ranger climbing party was having lunch at Anvil Rock when ...
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1969
Washington, Mt. Rainier
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park. On 17 February Mr. Charles H. Anderson led a group from Paradise to the Paradise Ice ...
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1969
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
Washington, Mt. Rainier. On 23 June Ray Smutek (31), Patrick Chamay (31), Ian Wade (22) and David Hambly (28), were climbing Mt. Rainier. At about ...
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1969
Washington, Mt. Rainier
Washington, Mt. Rainier. At about 8:00 a.m. on 31 May Mr. Sundquist and his daughter, and Mr. James M. Reddick (51), with ...
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1969
Washington, Carbon River Area
Washington, Carbon River Area. On 29 August Martin J. Quinn (23) and a companion had intended to follow the trail to the ...
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1969
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park, Edith Creek Cornice
Washington, Mt. Rainier National Park, Edith Creek Cornice. On 5 September Russ Montgomery (35) was practicing self-arrest with Guide Jim Ullin. Apparently ...
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1969
Washington, Icicle Ridge, Ida Creek
Washington, Icicle Ridge, Ida Creek. On 6 July Glenn Bruton (44) and Howard Anderson (42) were traversing down 2,300 yards above creek bottom. They ...
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1969
Washington, Spokane, Tower Mountain
Washington, Spokane, Tower Mountain. On 22 May Frank Tavares (42) and his son Russell (Rusty), age 19, began a climb of the west ...
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1969
Washington, Mt. Stuart
Washington, Mt. Stuart. On 15 June Douglas Merrill (26) and Robert Stull (26) began their climb at 7:00 a.m. from their camp at ...
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1969
Washington, Peshastin Pinnacles
Washington, Peshastin Pinnacles. On 28 June Jim Nieland and Gerald Calbaum (32) were climbing Peshastin Pinnacles. Jim Nieland led the direct west ...
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1969
Washington, Index Town Wall
Washington, Index Town Wall. On 5 October John Svensson (28) and Steve Swinburne attempted some direct-aid climbing on the Index Town Wall, ...
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1969
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I
 Number of Accidents Reported Total Number of Persons Involved Injured Killed              Year USA-CAN. USA-CAN. USA-CAN. USA-CAN.  1951 14 21 10 3  1952 29 32 17 13  1953 24 27 14 12  1954 32 42 31 8  1955 34 39 26 6  1956 46 71 51 13  1957 45 53 28 18  1958 32 38 22 11  1959 42–2 56–2 28–0 19–2  1960 47–4 63–12 35–8 19–4  1961 49–9 61–14 45–10 14–4  1962 72–1 90–1 64–0 19–1  1963 67–11 77–12 45–10 18–2  1964 56–11 68–16 46–8 16–3  1965 71–0 89–0 57–0 21–0  1966 69–7 82–9 55–6 16–3  1967 73–10 109–14 67–7 32–5  1968 65–11 80–17 43–10 27–5 
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Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
Geographical Districts Number of Accidents 1951-67 Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents 1968 Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada        Alberta  19 10 23 5 1 7  British ...
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Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
Numbers Refer to Number of Persons Involved  1951-67 1959-67 1968   U.S.A. CAN. U.S.A. CAN.  Terrain  Rock  637 41 51 9  Snow  377 37 29 8  ...
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