American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Alfred Adolphe Couttet, Armand Charlet, Georges Tairraz
ALFRED ADOLPHE COUTTET ARMAND CHARLET GEORGES TAIRRAZ Alfred Adolphe Couttet and Armand Charlet, two of the most distinguished guides in ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1976
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Twenty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club
This is the twenty-ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club. Again it can be reported ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1976
Pulmonary Edema at Low Elevation—California, Sawtooth Range
PULMONARY EDEMA AT LOW ELEVATION—California, Sawtooth Range. Friday morning I got a call from some Oregon State University friends ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
Exposure and Exceeding Abilities—California, Yosemite, Half Dome
EXPOSURE AND EXCEEDING ABILITIES—California, Yosemite, Half Dome. Dave Diegelman (17) and Bill Brice (17) had been climbing for the full day ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
Nut Failure—California, Yosemite, Washington Column
NUT FAILURE—California, Yosemite, Washington Column. Thomas Beck (28) and Ken Baldrey (23) were attempting to climb the South Face of Washington ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment and Experience—Colorado, Maroon Bells
CLIMBING UN ROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND EXPERIENCE —Colorado, Maroon Bells. The following was related by James McKinney (29) during an interview ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
Bad Weather, Exceeding Abilities, and Avalanche Conditions—Oregon, Mt. Hood
BAD WEATHER, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, AND AVALANCHE CONDITIONS—Oregon, Mt. Hood. Gary Schneider (16) of Weston, and Randy Knapp (19) and Matt Meacham (16) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
Involuntary Glissade, Fall Into a Crevasse Unroped—Washington, Forbidden Peak
INVOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FALL INTO A CREVASSE UNROPED— Washington, Forbidden Peak. About 2 p.m., Sunday, July 13, 1975, Steve Firebaugh (24), John Holland (31), Mary ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
Avalanche—Washington, Mt. St. Helens
AVALANCHE—Washington, Mt. St. Helens. On April 26, 1975, during a period of wet snow, precipitation and high winds, five students from ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
Party Separated, Failure to Follow Route; Contributing Factors: Unroped, Faulty Use of Equipment, Bad Weather, Exposure—Washington, Mt. Rainier
PARTY SEPARATED, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE; CONTRIBUTING FACTORS: UNROPED, FAULTY USE OF EQUIPMENT, BAD WEATHER, EXPOSURE—Washington, Mt. Rainier. On ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
Party Becoming Separated—Wyoming, Tetons
PARTY BECOMING SEPARATED—Wyoming, Tetons. Christopher Church (20) and David Hamilton (23) were climbing the Owen-Spalding route when they experienced a hailstorm. ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1976
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  1974 96— 6 177— 49 75— 3 26— 5  1975 78— 0 158— 0 66— 0 19— 0  Totals 1627— 146 2197 — 250 1242 — 112 497 — 62 
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Accident Tables
1976
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
 1951-74 1975  Geographical Districts Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada  Alberta 51 20 66     British ...
ANAM
Accident Tables
1976
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
TABLE III Numbers Refer to Persons Directly Involved   1951-74 USA 1959-74 CAN. 1975 USA 1975 CAN.        Terrain      Rock 1285 105 59   Snow 668 101 47   Ice1   1   River 5 0 0   Unknown 10 2 0   ...
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Accident Tables
1976