American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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418 Records

Title Publication Year
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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED California, Yosemite Valley On June 19, Jeff Drinkard (18) and Steve Larson (19) were climbing the Royal Arches ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Nut Failure, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, NUT FAILURE, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley John Jinishran and Joe Bryant were climbing the North ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, California, Mt. Whitney
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE California, Mt. Whitney Rollie Averitt (58) and Mark Smith were climbing Mt. Whitney by ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Heat Prostration, California, Yosemite Valley
HEAT PROSTRATION California, Yosemite Valley David Kays (22) and Ken Corathers (29) were climbing the North Buttress of Middle Cathedral on August 2 ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Rappel Failure, Exposure, California, Tuolumne Meadows
RAPPEL FAILURE, EXPOSURE California, Tuolumne Meadows I regret to report that an accident occurred on September 1, at the Sierra Club’...
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Accident Reports
1980
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Exceeding Ability, Bad Weather, Exposure, California, Five Open Books
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITY, BAD WEATHER, EXPOSURE California, Five Open Books Thomas Kornesczuk (15) and Terry Orman (14) were climbing in ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Carabiner Failure, Colorado, Arthur's Rock
FALL ON ROCK, CARABINER FAILURE Colorado, Arthur’s Rock On April 22, 1979, John Newman and Phyllis Kawanabe were climbing an unnamed ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Failure of Piton and Nut, Colorado, Mt. Royal
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF PITON AND NUT Colorado, Mt. Royal On Saturday, June 23, the Summit County Rescue Group (SCRG) ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Rappel Failure, Inadequate Equipment, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Mt. Royal
RAPPEL FAILURE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Mt. Royal On Monday, July 2, the Summit County Rescue Group (...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut, Colorado, Lumpy Ridge
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT Colorado, Lumpy Ridge On July 15, Dave Trout (21) and Gary Buckham (19) started climbing a route ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Red Peak
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Red Peak On August 5, John Wood (20) and Christina Moir (28) had climbed to ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Failure of Knot, Colorado, Lover's Leap
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF KNOT Colorado, Lover’s Leap Pam Spence (31), Steve Locatelli and Magda King were scouting a ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Loss of Control – Voluntary Glissade, Faulty Use of Crampons, Colorado, Longs Peak
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Colorado, Longs Peak While on patrol on October 6, I was contacted ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Stranded, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Flatirons
STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Flatirons Six members from the Colorado Rescue Dogs and Alpine Rescue Team (MRA), who were on ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, No Experience, Illinois, Giant City State Park
FALL ON ROCK, NO EXPERIENCE Illinois, Giant City State Park In February, Phillip Dract (20) failed to jump a three-foot crack ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Snow and Ice, Exposure, Darkness, New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
FALL ON SNOW AND ICE, EXPOSURE, DARKNESS New Hampshire, Mt. Washington On February 14, David Shoemaker (21) and Paul Flannagan (21) were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Ice, No Experience, New Jersey, Delaware Water Gap, Mt. Tammany
FALL ON ICE, NO EXPERIENCE New Jersey, Delaware Water Gap, Mt. Tammany On February 5, Karl Martinelli (19) and two friends hiked ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Wasps, No Hard Hat, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, WASPS, NO HARD HAT New York, Shawangunks On May 15, a climber (22) was leading Disneyland, a 5.5 route, when ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Rappel Failure, New York, Shawangunks
RAPPEL FAILURE New York, Shawangunks While descending Easy Overhang on July 28, a climber (18) rappelled off the end of his rope ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Rope Severed, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK New York, Shawangunks On December 2, a climber (age unknown) fell while setting up a top rope on ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, ROPE SEVERED New York, Shawangunks On April 29, a climber (20) became tired while attempting ...
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Accident Tables
1980
Lightning, Bad Weather, Oregon, Mt. Jefferson
LIGHTNING, BAD WEATHER Oregon, Mt. Jefferson On September 1, a party of seven moderately experienced climbers departed Pamelia Lake (3,884 feet) at 6 ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped and Unprotected, Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap, Mt. Minsi
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED AND UNPROTECTED Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap, Mt. Minsi On January 10, Hugh Dougher (25) attempted to climb ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Avalanche, Bad Weather, Washington, Mt. Rainier
AVALANCHE, BAD WEATHER Washington, Mt. Rainier This is an account of an accident which befell Willi Unsoeld (52) and 21 of his ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock and Snow, Bad Weather, Inexperience, Washington, Mt. St. Helens
FALL ON ROCK AND SNOW, BAD WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mt. St. Helens Rick Fredrickson (18) was blown off the top of ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Bad Weather, Exhaustion, Frostbite, Washington, Mt. Rainier
BAD WEATHER, EXHAUSTION, FROSTBITE Washington, Mt. Rainier A search and rescue operation which involved the use of five aircraft, four ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Falling Rock, Washington, Mt. Rainier
FALLING ROCK Washington, Mt. Rainier A high-altitude rescue was successfully completed on June 4 on the Liberty Ridge climbing route in ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Bad Weather, Hypothermia, No Experience, Washington, Mt. Rainer
BAD WEATHER, HYPOTHERMIA, NO EXPERIENCE Washington, Mt. Rainier Craig Hixon (28), who spent two nights on Mt. Rainier wrapped in a ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Falling Ice, Washington, Mt. Rainer
FALLING ICE Washington, Mt. Rainier Dr. John DonLou (34), anesthesiologist from Palos Verdes, California, said today he is still “shell-shocked” over ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Washington, Ingalls Peak
FALL ON ROCK Washington, Ingalls Peak The body of a young Sumner man who died—despite a female companion’s ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, Rope Severed, Washington, Mt. Index
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION, ROPE SEVERED Washington, Mt. Index A Bellingham man was killed about 10 a.m. on ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Washington, Sloan Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Washington, Sloan Peak Matthew Strominger (22) fell 1,000 feet to his death on Sloan Peak on July 15. ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall into Crevasse, Washington, Mt. Baker
FALL INTO CREVASSE Washington, Mt. Baker On July 26, Paul Heraty (26) was crossing a small snow bridge that was also supporting ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall into Crevasse, Hypothermia, Washington, Mt. Baker
FALL INTO CREVASSE, HYPOTHERMIA Washington, Mt. Baker On July 27, Jack Frazier (18) was two and a half miles from the trail ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Cerebral Edema, Washington, Mt. Rainier
CEREBRAL EDEMA Washington, Mt. Rainier Breck Haining was airlifted from the Emmons Glacier on Mt. Rainier on August 15 after suffering ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Washington, Mt. Rainier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mt. Rainier On September 1, Dale Click (21) was killed when he fell 20 feet into ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Falling Rock, Washington, Cathedral Rock
FALLING ROCK Washington, Cathedral Rock About 10:30 a.m. on September 23, our party was proceeding up to the chockstone on the ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Ice or Falling Rock, Climbing Alone, Washington, Mt. Adams
FALL ON ICE OR FALLING ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Washington, Mt. Adams William B. Fryberger, Jr., (36) was killed early on September 30 ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall into Crevasse, Hypothermia, Washington, Mt. Baker
FALL INTO CREVASSE, HYPOTHERMIA Washington, Mt. Baker On September 22, four men from British Columbia were climbing Mt. Baker when two ...
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Accident Reports
1980
Fall on Snow, Fall into Crevasse, Washington, Mt. Baker
FALL ON SNOW, FALL INTO CREVASSE Washington, Mt. Baker On October 6, William Byl (43) and Frank Forester (48) fell 20-40 feet into ...
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Accident Reports
1980