American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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379 Records

Title Publication Year
Technique de L'Alpinisme
Technique de L’Alpinisme, edited by Bernard Amy, Paris: Arthaud, 1977. 404 pages, 266 sketches, 325 photographs. Finally, the book I wish I had ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1978
Die Grossen Kalten Berge von Szetschuan
Die Grossen Kalten Berge von Szetschuan, by Eduard Imhof. 1974, Zürich: Orell Füssli Verlag. 227 pages, numerous photos, sketches, reproductions ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1978
The Challenge
The Challenge, by Reinhold Messner, Translated by Noel Bowman and Audrey Salkeld. New York: Oxford University Press and London: Kay ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1978
Lhotse '75
Lhotse ’75, by Riccardo Cassin and Giuseppe Nangeroni (in Italian). Bologna: Art Grafiche Tamari di Bologna, 1977. 171 pages of text, numerous photographs, ...
AAJ
Book Reviews
1978
Eric E. Shipton, 1907-1977
ERIC E. SHIPTON 1907-1977 Eric Shipton, probably the world’s most distinguished explorer of mountain regions, died at Ansty Manor, ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
Dusan Jagersky, 1940-1977
DUSAN JAGERSKY 1940-1977 A few minutes before midnight on June 14, 1977, Dusan Jagersky and A1 Givler were tragically killed while descending ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
Alan J. Givler, 1947-1977
ALAN J. GIVLER 1947-1977 A1 Givler and Dusan Jagersky perished last summer in Alaska while descending P 8440. Both were beloved ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
Gustave Ernest Landt, 1894-1977
GUSTAVE ERNEST LANDT 1894-1977 Gustave Landt was born in Highwood, Illinois, November 29, 1894, and died suddently of a heart attack on ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
Fritz Lippmann, 1921-1977
FRITZ LIPPMANN 1921-1977 Fritz Lippmann died on May 13, 1977, of metastatic cancer, after a long and debilitating illness. His climbing career ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
Roland Palmedo, 1896-1977
ROLAND PALMEDO 1896-1977 Roland was better known in ski mountaineering than in technical climbing circles. His activity in developing interest ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
George Bogel, 1944-1977
GEORGE BOGEL 1944-1977 George died in the Himalayas by an act of God. He and Bob Broughton were camped on ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
Robert P. Broughton
ROBERT P. BROUGHTON Robert P. Broughton was a Professor of Law at the Duquesne University School of Law. He taught ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
Marjorie Hurd, 1886-1977
MARJORIE HURD 1886-1977 It was on a train to the White Mountains for a rock-climbing week end at Pinkham Notch ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1978
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Thirty-First Annual Report of the Safety Committees of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada
This is the thirty-first issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering, and the second that has been edited and ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1978
Fall on Snow and Ice and No Belay – Alberta, Morraine Lake, 3-4 Couloir
FALL ON SNOW AND ICE AND NO BELAY—Alberta, Moraine Lake, 3-4 Couloir. Alison Clough and Dave Charlebois were descending ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Falling Rock – Alberta, Lake Louise
FALLING ROCK—Alberta, Lake Louise. Stephen Pope was hiking in the Beehive area behind Lake Louise on July 31 and sat ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Falling Rock – Alberta, Banff, Mt. Rundle
FALLING ROCK—Alberta, Banff, Mt. Rundle. Geoffrey Taylor (16) and Steve Ord (16) were climbing Mt. Rundle on August 4 by the usual ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall on Snow – Alberta, Mt. Lefroy
FALL ON SNOW—Alberta, Mt. Lefroy. Michael and Valerie Laub were descending Mt. Lefroy to Abbot’s Pass on August 10. ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fatigue – Alberta, Mt. Edith
FATIGUE—Alberta, Mt. Edith. Brian Borucki (23), Jim LeSage (25) and Richard Albrecht (30) were climbing Mt. Edith on August 16. Only Albrecht had ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Slip on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, and Descending Unroped – British Columbia, Mt. Assiniboine Park, Mt. Assiniboine
SLIP ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, AND DESCENDING UNROPED—British Columbia, Mt. Assiniboine Park, Mt. Assiniboine. Mike Walsh and Barbara Coffman (30) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall on Mixed Rock and Climbing Unroped – British Columbia, Mt. Assiniboine Park, Mt. Assiniboine North Face
FALL ON MIXED ROCK AND SNOW AND CLIMBING UNROPED— British Columbia, Mt. Assiniboine Park, Mt. Assiniboine North Face. R. Chisholm (36), ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Slip on Snow, Avalanche, and Inexperience – British Columbia, Mount Robson, Kain Face
SLIP ON SNOW, AVALANCHE, AND INEXPERIENCE—British Columbia, Mount Robson, Kain Face. Brian Darragh, Claude Ribordy, Jan Straith, Frank Campbell, ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Falling Rock – British Columbia, Moat Lake, Mt. Bastion
FALLING ROCK—British Columbia, Moat Lake, Mt. Bastion. Dave Morris was leading Roman Babicki and Rene Torn up a small ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall on Snow – British Columbia, Mt. Lefroy
FALL ON SNOW—British Columbia, Mt. Lefroy. Bill Tarchuk, Mike Krinsley, and Su-Chong Lim started to climb the east slope ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Falling Rock – No Hard Hat
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT—British Columbia, Bugaboo Range, Eastpost Spire. Julia Peck (15) was standing at the bottom of a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Avalanche and Buried in Crevasse – British Columbia, Yoho Park
AVALANCHE AND BURIED IN CREVASSE—British Columbia, Yoho Park, President” Glacier. Bruce Colpitts (17) was trail breaking with Kris Kubbinsky and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Falling Rock – Ontario, Bon Echo
FALLING ROCK—Ontario, Bon Echo. Skip King and John Hammond were climbing on the Pinnacle at Bon Echo on May 14. ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall on Rock, Piton and Nut Failure
FALL ON ROCK, PITON AND NUT FAILURE—Ontario, Bon Echo Park. Sean Lewis and Ted Rosen were making the second ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall on Rock – Quebec, Val David, Mount King
FALL ON ROCK—Quebec, Val David, Mount King. Rene Giroux (22) and Dennis Theriault, who were inexperienced members of a rock ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall on Rock – Quebec, Val David, Mont Cesair
FALL ON ROCK—Quebec, Val David, Mont Cesair. Joscelyn Valliere was leading the Valse Direct on Mt. Cesair at 11:30 a....
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall on Ice, Unable to Self-Arrest or Belay – Alaska, Mt. Foraker
FALL ON ICE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST OR BELAY—Alaska, Mt. Foraker. On the morning of March 24, David Dausel (23) and Dan ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fatigue, Frostbite, Inexperience – Alaska, Mt. McKinley
FATIGUE, FROSTBITE, INEXPERIENCE—Alaska, Mt. McKinley. Robert Larsen (44), Merilyn Swanson (47), and Kevin Duffy (25) were clients of a guided expedition to ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Pulmonary Edema, Exhaustion – Alaska, Mt. McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA, EXHAUSTION—Alaska, Mt. McKinley. A group of Japanese climbers from the Saitama Alpine Club became exhausted while making ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Inadequate Equipment, Frostbite – Alaska, Mt. McKinley
INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, FROSTBITE—Alaska, Mt. McKinley. Antoine Klingendrath (22) and his partner, members of the Societa Alpina Delle Giulie, were on ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall, Ski-Mountaineering – Alaska, Mt. McKinley
FALL, SKI-MOUNTAINEERING—Alaska, Mt. McKinley. While skiing down the Kahiltna Glacier after a carry to the 10,000 foot level, Tokehiro Miyano (32), ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Frostbite, Inadequate Equipment – Alaska, Brooks Range
FROSTBITE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—Alaska, Brooks Range. During the ski traverse of the Brooks Range by the Antioch College “Challenge/ Discovery” ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Inadequate Equipment, Bad Weather – California, Yosemite Valley
INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, BAD WEATHER—California, Yose- mite Valley. Randall Iwasiuk (21) and Chris Robbins (22) were climbing the South Face Column on ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Faulty Use of Equipment – California, Yosemite Valley
FAULTY USE OF EQUIPMENT—California, Yosemite Valley. Shary McVoy (28) stated that she and Jeff Hall (29) arrived in Yosemite on March 20, ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall, Protection Failure, Off Route – California, Yosemite Valley
FALL, PROTECTION FAILURE, OFF ROUTE—California, Yosemite Valley. On April 30, Suzanne Carne (31) and John Carne (30) parked near Rixon’s Pinnacle ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Exposure, Bad Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Darkness, Inexperience – California, Yosemite Valley
EXPOSURE, BAD WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, DARKNESS, INEXPERIENCE—California, Yosemite Valley. The following report was given by Larry Day (26) and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Falling Rock – California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK—California, Yosemite Valley. Michael Cannon (23) and Mark Richey (19) had just come off the Steck-Salathe route on Sentinel Peak. ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience – California, Yosemite Valley
INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE—California, Yosemite Valley. On November 4, while rappelling down Glacier Point Terrace, a standard descent route, Bert Miller (20) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Stranded, Falling Rock, Inexperience – California, Mt. Irvine
STRANDED, FALLING ROCK, INEXPERIENCE—California, Mt. Irvine. Thomas Cowie (23) and Geoff Nutting (23) were attempting a 5.7 route on the northeast face ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Exposure and Exhaustion, Stranded in Bad Weather – California, Mt. Shasta
EXPOSURE AND EXHAUSTION, STRANDED IN BAD WEATHER— California, Mt. Shasta. Five climbers were hit by a sudden storm on the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall on Ice – California, Mendel Glacier
FALL ON ICE—California, Mendel Glacier. John Moore (31) stated that at 2 p.m., on September 4, he and his climbing partner, ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Exposure, Frostbite, Bad Weather, Inexperience, Panic – California, Piute Pass
EXPOSURE, FROSTBITE, BAD WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE, PANIC—California, Piute Pass. Steve Sheppard (22) and Jeri Ann Grassmeuch (22) were trying to complete a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Climbing Alone, Improper Equipment – California, Mt. Shasta
CLIMBING ALONE, IMPROPER EQUIPMENT—California, Mt. Shasta. Some time on the 15th of September, John Saulsberry (55) attempted a climb of ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall, Climbing Unroped, Failure to Test Holds – Colorado, Quandry Mountain
FALL, CLIMBING UNROPED, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS—Colorado, Quandry Mountain. Donald Gordon (21), Michael Bearzi (24), and William Trull (22) were climbing ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Fall, Inexperience – Colorado, Mt. Royal
FALL, INEXPERIENCE—Colorado, Mt. Royal. Mark Baines (16) was attempting a climb of Mt. Royal with a friend when he fell ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978
Avalanche – Colorado, Mt. Ypsilon
AVALANCHE— Colorado, Mt. Ypsilon. Two climbers were injured in an avalanche in the “Y” Couloir on July 4. No other details ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1978