American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. The tower of Memorial Hall may be less crowded than the Grand and the swirling exhaust may ...
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Club Activities
1974
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. It was another very active year for the Iowa Mountaineers, with many of our 450 members climbing in the ...
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Club Activities
1974
McGill Outing Club
McGill Outing Club. The club’s 1973 activities ranged as widely as in the past, with perhaps an increased emphasis on ...
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Club Activities
1974
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. The year 1973 saw much activity by our members in the Wrangells and, of course, in the ...
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Club Activities
1974
Simian Outing Society
Simian Outing Society. The Simians began the year by instructing beginners on the local cliffs of Portland Arch, Indiana. These ...
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Club Activities
1974
Spokane Mountaineers
Spokane Mountaineers. Club membership peaked at 400 during the year. We voted a new ski tow for our Mount Spokane property ...
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Club Activities
1974
Stanford Alpine Club
Stanford Alpine Club. The rainy weather of the 1972-1973 winter limited our climbing in Yosemite, but in the fall of 1973 ...
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Club Activities
1974
Himalayas
Himalayas Photographs and text by Yoshikazu Shirakawa. Testimonial by Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal. Preface by Arnold ...
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Book Reviews
1974
Traumberge der Welt
Traumberge der Welt, by Dölf Reist. Frauenfeld, Switzerland, Verlag Huber, 1973. Size 9¾" x 11½", 90 pages of text with 139 full-page or double-page ...
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Book Reviews
1974
In This Short Span: A Mountaineering Memoir
In This Short Span: A Mountaineering Memoir, by Michael Ward. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1972. 304 pages, 40 photographs, 5 maps. £3.75 (about $9.00) By his ...
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Book Reviews
1974
The Vertical World of Yosemite
The Vertical World of Yosemite is a fine collection of personal climbing accounts by Yosemite climbers. It brings together the ...
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Book Reviews
1974
Mountaineering Periodicals: Mountain, Ascent, Climbing, Off Belay, Mountain Gazette
Mountaineering Periodicals: Mountain, Ascent, Climbing, Off Belay, Mountain Gazette In an age when general periodicals falter, there appears to be ...
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Book Reviews
1974
The Hall of the Mountain King
The Hall of the Mountain King, by Howard H. Snyder. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1973. 207 pages, 35 photographs. Price: $8.95. Mount ...
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Book Reviews
1974
Cascade Alpine Guide
Cascade Alpine Guide, by Fred Beckey. Seattle: The Mountaineers. 1973. 354 pages, 100 pages of maps, sketches and photographs. $9.95. This edition covers routes ...
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Book Reviews
1974
Granite Mountain: A Pocket Guide to Rock Climbing in Granite Basin, Prescott National Forest, Arizona
Granite Mountain. A pocket guide to rock climbing in Granite Basin, Prescott National Forest, Arizona, by David Lovejoy. Prescott, Arizona: ...
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Book Reviews
1974
International Mountain Rescue Handbook
International Mountain Rescue Handbook, by Hamish Maclnnes. New York: Scribner’s, 1973. 224 pages, 150 photographs, 130 drawings and diagrams, $10.00.* For years I thought ...
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Book Reviews
1974
Swaramandal
Swaramandal, by Pat Ament. Boulder: Vitaar Publishing, 1973. 132 pages, 75 photographs.* Swaramandal is a window into the fierce, pathetic, warm and comic ...
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Book Reviews
1974
Mountain Search and Rescue Techniques
Mountain Search and Rescue Techniques, by W. G. May, illustrated by Linda Boley, with foreword by Tom Hornbein. Boulder, Colorado: ...
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Book Reviews
1974
Hazards in Mountaineering: How to Recognize and Avoid Them
Hazards in Mountaineering: How to Recognize and Avoid Them, by Wilhelm Paulcke and Helmut Dumler, translated by E. Noel Bowman. ...
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Book Reviews
1974
Ronald E. Fear, 1943-1973
RONALD E. FEAR 1943-1973 During the last few years, Ron’s parents only saw glimpses of their son as he ...
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In Memoriam
1974
Niels-Henrik Lapain Anderson, 1947-1973
NIELS-HENRIK LAPAIN ANDERSEN 1947-1973 The dream of Niels Andersen to climb the major north faces of the Alps was tragically ...
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In Memoriam
1974
Don Cook Jensen, 1943-1973
DON COOK JENSEN 1943-1973 Don Jensen was killed in November 1973 in a bicycling accident in Aberdeen, Scotland, where he was ...
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In Memoriam
1974
Warren T. Bleser, 1938-1973
WARREN T. BLESER 1938-1973 Warren T. Bleser was a 35-year-old Seattle high-school teacher, whose main objective and passion in life ...
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In Memoriam
1974
William Farnsworth Loomis, 1914-1973
WILLIAM FARNSWORTH LOOMIS 1914-1973 Dr. William Farnsworth Loomis—“Farnie”—was not an outstanding mountaineer, but his life was varied and ...
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In Memoriam
1974
Janet Mae Johnson, 1935-1973
JANET MAE JOHNSON 1935-1973 On or about February 1, 1973, Janet Johnson died of exhaustion and exposure near the summit of Aconcagua. ...
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In Memoriam
1974
Steven Anthony McAndrews, 1950-1973
STEVEN ANTHONY McANDREWS 1950-1973 (Steven McAndrews was applying for membership in the American Alpine Club, but he was tragically killed ...
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In Memoriam
1974
Kate Gardiner, 1886-1977
KATE GARDINER 1886-1974 Kate Gardiner passed away in her sleep at her home in Hastings, New Zealand on January 28, 1974. She ...
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In Memoriam
1974
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Twenty-Seventh Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Climb
This is the twenty-seventh annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club and the fourteenth in conjunction ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1974
British Columbia, Mount Assiniboine
British Columbia, Mount Assiniboine. On July 25th Andrew Killick (age 25) had successfully soloed Mt. Assiniboine and was descending the long ...
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Accident Reports
1974
British Columbia, Northern Selkirks
British Columbia, Northern Selkirks. On August 12th Phil Koch and Christopher Winship, both of the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club, were attempting ...
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Accident Reports
1974
Alaska, Mount Sanford
Alaska, Mount Sanford. On May 12th Bjarne Holm (age 22), Jurgen Kienle (34), Earl Redman (24), and Jack Solomon (20) were flown to the 7,000...
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Accident Reports
1974
Arizona, Humphrey's Peak
Arizona, Humphrey’s Peak. Personnel: Doug Rickard, leader (age 20), moderately experienced; Allison Clay (17), inexperienced; Rick Hufnagel (19), inexperienced; Cindy Johnson (17), inexperienced; ...
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Accident Reports
1974
California, Mount Whitney
California, Mount Whitney. Eric Eichmann (ago 20) and Don Pfirmann (24) were part of a group of six University of California at ...
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Accident Reports
1974
California, Yosemite Valley
California, Yosemite Valley. On May 29th Richard Jack (age 28) and Peter Williamson (29) completed an ascent of the Grade V route ...
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Accident Reports
1974
California, Yosemite Valley
California, Yosemite Valley. On June 1st Mike Blake (age 19), Bruce Schuler (25), and Brian Watson (21) were climbing the Right Side of ...
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Accident Reports
1974
California, Yosemite Valley
California, Yosemite Valley. On June 7th Mike Blake (age 19) and Jerry Vogler (33) were completing an ascent of the Nose of ...
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Accident Reports
1974
California, Yosemite Valley
California, Yosemite Valley. On June 17th Charles Stanbrough (age 19) set out to solo the Steck route on Higher Cathedral Spire. ...
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Accident Reports
1974
California, Yosemite Valley
California, Yosemite Valley. On July 16th Jerrold Goodwin (age 31) and Benjamin Wells (32) were on the first pitch of the MW ...
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Accident Reports
1974
California, Yosemite Valley
California, Yosemite Valley. On October 17th David Bryan (age 20) and Michael Harrison (24) were attempting a new route on the Glacier ...
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Accident Reports
1974
Colorado, Boulder Mountain Park
Colorado, Boulder Mountain Park. On August 13th Jim Erickson (age 24) was free-soloing a difficult section on the north side of ...
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Accident Reports
1974
Colorado, Boulder Mountain Park
Colorado, Boulder Mountain Park. Dan Franks and Guy Jenks, both 18 and University of Colorado students, began climbing the Third Flatiron ...
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Accident Reports
1974
Colorado, San Juan Mountains
Colorado, San Juan Mountains. Personnel: participants in the summer outing of the Denver Junior group of the Colorado Mountain Club. ...
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Accident Reports
1974
New Hampshire, Cannon Mountain
New Hampshire, Cannon Mountain. On August 12th Dana Jones (age 27) and Mark Lawrence (24) were completing an ascent of Sam’s ...
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Accident Reports
1974
New York, Shawangunks
New York, Shawangunks. On December 1st a student at the State University College in New Paltz was hiking with friends ...
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Accident Reports
1974
North Carolina, Table Rock
North Carolina, Table Rock. On December 3rd Steve Longenecker (age 33) and Robert Watts (27) were doing a short rock climb at ...
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Accident Reports
1974
Washington, Mount Adams
Washington, Mount Adams. On February 3rd Keith Edwards (age 24) and Dwain Hess (19) established a base camp below Goat Butte at ...
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Accident Reports
1974
Washington, Mount Baker
Washington, Mount Baker. On May 20th Stephen Esses (age 22) died of exposure after spending a stormy night in a rudimentary ...
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Accident Reports
1974
Wyoming, Tetons
Wyoming, Tetons. On July 3rd Vladimir Farkas and Dean Smith (age 30) were descending the Grand Teton by the Owen-Spalding Route ...
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Accident Reports
1974
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 15 22 11 3  1952 31 35 17 13  1953 24 27 12 12  1954 31 41 31 8  1955 34 39 28 6  1956 46 72 54 13  1957 45 53 28 18  1958 32 39 23 11  1959 42—2 56—2 31—0 19—2  1960 47—4 64—12 37—8 19—4  1961 49—9 61—14 45—10 14—4  1962 71—1 90—1 64—0 19—1  1963 68—11 79 — 12 47—10 19—2  1964 53—11 65—16 44 — 10 14—3  1965 72—0 90—0 59—0 21-0  1966 67—7 80—9 52—6 16—3  1967 74—10 110—14 63—7 33—5  1968 70—13 87—19 43—12 27-5  1969 94—11 125—17 66—9 31—2  1970 129—11 174—11 88—5 16—5  1971 110—17 138—29 76—12 35—7  1972* 141—28 184—40 98—17 49—12  1973 108—5 131—5 85—3 36—2  Totals 1,453—140 1,862—201 1,102—109 452—57  *Note: ...
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Accident Tables
1974
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
  1951-72   1973    Number  Total Number  Total  Geographical of  Persons of  Persons  Districts Accidents Deaths Involved Accidents Deaths Involved  Canada Alberta 50 20 65 1 0 1  British ...
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Accident Tables
1974