American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Results

418 Records

Title Publication Year
Ray Genet, 1931-1976
RAY GENET 1931-1979 “What is the source of this man’s energy? He runs everywhere, even at 20,000 feet while I ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1980
William Robertson Latady, 1918-1976
WILLIAM ROBERTSON LATADY 1918-1979 Bill Latady’s death at his home in Hingham, Mass. in October was a shock to ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1980
Maynard Cohick, 1938-1976
MAYNARD COHICK 1938-1979 Maynard Cohick lost his life September 19, 1979 on Annapurna I in an avalanche that claimed the lives of ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1980
Philip C. Bettler, 1917-1976
PHILIP C. BETTLER 1917-1979 Philip Bettler, a longtime member of the American Alpine Club, died of cancer on June 29, 1979. Phil ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1980
A.A.C., Cascade Section
A.A.C., Cascade Section. The Cascade Section had an active year in 1979. Our Activities Committee organized a slide show ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. The slide lecture program for members and guests of the Club continued to be ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. In addition to the usual dinner meetings, the Section’s activities were concentrated in four ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Siena Nevada Section. The year 1979 was an active one for our section’s 196 members. Sixteen section-sponsored events ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
A.A.C., Southern California Section
A.A.C., Southern California Section. The Section held two official meetings during the year. Our main program has been ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club. The Colorado Mountain Club is an organization of 12 Groups, located throughout Colorado, with a membership exceeding 6,000. Over 2,000 ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club membership has grown to 1200. Once again the year was an unusually active one. Many of our ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. The last four years have been active ones for the Harvard Mountaineering club, both in local climbing ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee took a very positive stand on educating and upgrading its climbing leaders and members this ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers have grown to over 10,000 members in 1979, with the attendant problems of meeting the needs and desires ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
The Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. As in previous years, club activities in 1979 were centered in the Chugach, Talkeetna, and Kenai Ranges. ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1980
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Thirty-Third Annual Report of the Safety Committees of the American Alpine Club and the Alpine Club of Canada
This is the thirty-third issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the fourth that has been edited and published ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1980
Pulmonary Edema, Yukon Territory, St. Elias Mountains, Mt. Logan, East Ridge
PULMONARY EDEMA Yukon Territory, St. Elias Mountains, Mt. Logan, East Ridge David Isles, David Wood, Rob Banfield, and Barry Hagen ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Cornice Collapse, Yukon Territory, St. Elias Range, Mt. Logan
CORNICE COLLAPSE Yukon Territory, St. Elias Range, Mt. Logan Matthew Maytag, Dale Sturtz, Robert Donahoe, John Woodland, Andrew Campbell, and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Falling Rock, Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, South-Southwest Buttress
FALLING ROCK Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, South-southwest Buttress John Lauchlan, Jim Elzinga, and five others were climbing the South-southwest Buttress ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Cory
FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Cory R. Taino (21) and J. Herrero (19) were descending Mt. Cory by an easy ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Athabasca, North Face
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Athabasca, North Face Peter Haase (18) and John Leedale (22) were climbing the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Piton/Nut Failure, Albert, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Louis
FALL ON ROCK, PITON/NUT FAILURE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Louis Claude Puguay and Daniel Parent, both experienced rock climbers, ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Ice, Placed No Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake, 3-1/2 Couloir
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake, 3-3½ Couloir Ronald and David Schuela, brothers in their ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Rappel Failure, Piton Failure, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lyell Group
RAPPEL FAILURE, PITON FAILURE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lyell Group Stuart Price and three companions were returning to camp on 2 August 1979 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Wet Snow Slide, Fall on Ice, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake, 3-1/2 Couloir
WET SNOW SLIDE, FALL ON ICE, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Moraine Lake, 3-3½ Couloir Two Yugoslavian mountaineers started down the 3...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Edith Cavell
FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Edith Cavell E. Grassman (36) and G. Pilkington registered to climb the north face ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Temple
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Temple Bill Walker set out to scramble up the easy route ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Avalanche, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains
AVALANCHE British Columbia, Purcell Mountains A group of ten skiers led by Rudi Gertsch had been taken by helicopter to ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Loss of Control – Voluntary Glissade, No Hard Hat, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, NO HARD HAT British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine Mike Pelletier (20), an experienced mountaineer, and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, British Columbia, Garibaldi Park, Diamond Head
FALL ON ROCK British Columbia, Garibaldi Park, Diamond Head Charlotte Ackerely (32) and three companions were climbing an easy but loose ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall through Snow into Stream Cavity, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine, Headwall
FALL THROUGH SNOW INTO STREAM CAVITY British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine, Headwall Karl Klassen (24) and a companion were climbing ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Falling Rock, Bad Weather, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Bryce
FALLING ROCK, BAD WEATHER British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Bryce Hector Allison (27) and Norman Letnik (22) started climbing the 7,000-foot north ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Falling Rock, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Quadra
FALLING ROCK British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Quadra A. Magnus, a member of a party of 13, was crossing a pass, ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Ice, Place No Protection British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine On 1 August 1979, Edward Donn (39) and Vic Beresford (24) were ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock Unroped, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assisniboine
FALL ON ROCK UNROPED British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Assiniboine Greg Ehren (25) and two companions were climbing the north face ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Rappel Failure, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Bugaboo Spire
RAPPEL FAILURE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Bugaboo Spire Oscar Fleuhler (29), leader, John Leedale (24), and Daniel Minion (15) were descending the south ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock Unprotected, Quebec, Val David, Mont Condor, Voie Normal
FALL ON ROCK, UNPROTECTED Quebec, Val David, Mont Condor, Voie Normal Immanuel Braverman (56) was leading Jim Stokes-Rees and Janet Casey ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Avalanche, Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, Southwest Buttress
AVALANCHE Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, Southwest Buttress John Lauchlan (24) and Jim Elzinga (25) were descending a snow face about 2,000 feet below ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Slip on Snow, Collapsed Cornice, Alaska, Mt. Hunter
SLIP ON SNOW, COLLAPSED CORNICE Alaska, Mt. Hunter Masamitsu Urayama (29) and Yutaka Shinohara (40) registered through Jack Kim to climb the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Slip on Snow, Collapsed Snow Ledge, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
SLIP ON SNOW, COLLAPSED SNOW LEDGE Alaska, Mt. McKinley On May 22, 1979, Ken Currens (25) and Jack Tackle (25) were climbing at 10,000 feet ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Slip on Snow, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
SLIP ON SNOW Alaska, Mt. McKinley Sang-Don Ko (30), Ii-Kyo Lee (24), Hun-Kyu Park (30), and Un-Young Kim (45) were members of the Korean ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Cerebral Edema, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
CEREBRAL EDEMA Alaska, Mt. McKinley Valentin Demmel, Sr. (47), Valentin Demmel, Jr. (18), Guenter Kroh (32), and Andreas Kahnt (19) were members of the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Pulmonary Edema or Pneumonia, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA or PNEUMONIA Alaska, Mt. McKinley Georg Wudi (35) was a member of the West German Mount McKinley Expedition. Bad ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Unknown Illness, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
UNKNOWN ILLNESS Alaska, Mt. McKinley On July 27 at 5 p.m., I was contacted by Cliff Hudson of Hudson Air Service, ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Stranded, Climbing Unroped, California, Echo Col
STRANDED, CLIMBING UNROPED California, Echo Col On March 11 Dave Kahn (25) and Steve Barnett (25) were cross-country skiing in the Bishop Creek ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Harness Failure, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, HARNESS FAILURE California, Yosemite Valley On April 15, Sonny Cubillo (28) and David Wilson (19) were climbing the direct route ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Ice, California, Mt. San Jacinto
FALL ON ICE California, Mt. San Jacinto At 8 a.m. on April 28, 1979, a party of 13 left the parking area at ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Rappel Failure, Inadequate Equipment, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL FAILURE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley On May 22, James Waugh (27) and John Darsis (30) were on El ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Falling Rock, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK California, Yosemite Valley At 2 p.m. on June 12, Larry Fennern (29) was climbing The Caverns route (5.7) when he was ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980
Exposure, Bad Weather, Stranded, California, Sierra Nevada
EXPOSURE, BAD WEATHER, STRANDED California, Sierra Nevada Dr. Reed Boswell (55) and Scott Jackson (16) spent the day of June 16 climbing Clyde ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1980