American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Slip on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Bad Weather, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Robson
SLIP ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, BAD WEATHER British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Robson G. Holdsworth and D. McClung reached the ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Slip on Rock, Climbing Unroped, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Robson
SLIP ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mt. Robson On July 28, 1979, John Harlin of Rhode Island and Chuck ...
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1981
Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, Ontario, Kelso Conservation Area
FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT Ontario, Kelso Conservation Area On July 8, 1979, John Pierce (21), Donald Campbell (21), and Donald Collier (21) ...
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1981
Rappel Failure, Northwest Territories, Baffin Island, Mt. Thor
RAPPEL FAILURE Northwest Territories, Baffin Island, Mt. Thor On June 8, 1979, a party of seven Japanese climbers from the Shimizu Rock ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Ice, Inexperience, Alberta, Kananaskis
FALL ON ICE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Kananaskis On February 17, 1980, Peter Haase (18) and Marvin Dean (17) were climbing the waterfalls at Heart Creek ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Snow, Inexperience, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mt. Seymour
FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mt. Seymour Michael Rempel (21) was hiking with two companions on February 23, 1980, when ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Snow, Skiing, Inexperience, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Wedge Mountain
FALL ON SNOW, SKIING, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Wedge Mountain A party of four had been helicoptered to the ...
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1981
Fall on Snow, Inexperience, Inadequate Equipment, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mt. Murchison
FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mt. Murchison Eight teen-age boys, participants in a government-sponsored outdoor ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Ice Avalanche, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Slesse Mountains
ICE AVALANCHE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Slesse Mountain Eric Dirksen (24) and Seph Fraden (24) were approaching Slesse’s northeast buttress about 3 ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Rock, Inexperience, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Wedge Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Wedge Mountain Darlene Wright (33) and Brian Prentice (34) were ascending the north ridge ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Altitude Sickness, Pneumonia, Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, King Trench Route
ALTITUDE SICKNESS, PNEUMONIA Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, King Trench Route At 8 a.m. on May 16, 1980, Kluane Park headquarters received word ...
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1981
Fall on Snow, Avalanche, Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, East Ridge
FALL ON SNOW, AVALANCHE Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, East Ridge The fall occurred shortly after noon on June 14, 1980, as an ...
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1981
Frostbite, Inexperience, Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, King Trench Route
FROSTBITE, INEXPERIENCE Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, King Trench Route During an ascent of the King Trench route on Mt. Logan ...
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1981
Cerebral and Pulmonary Edema, Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, East Ridge
CEREBRAL AND PULMONARY EDEMA Yukon Territory, Mt. Logan, East Ridge On July 16, 1980, Kluane Park Headquarters received word that one member ...
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1981
Frostbite, Inadequate Equipment, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
FROSTBITE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alaska, Mt. McKinley On March 17, 1980, Ron Gregg and Ernie Shiwanov (26) left Park Headquarters to ski to Wonder ...
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1981
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED Alaska, Mt. McKinley The four-member “Savoyards” Climbing expedition (a group from France) registered in the ...
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1981
Exposure, Exhaustion, Hypothermia, Inexperience, Bad Weather
EXPOSURE, EXHAUSTION, HYPOTHERMIA, INEXPERIENCE, BAD WEATHER Alaska, Mt. McKinley On May 15, 1980, Manfred Loibl and Margaret Huschke (ages unknown) of Munich, ...
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1981
Frostbite, Inadequate Equipment, Bad Weather, Inexperience, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
FROSTBITE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, BAD WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mt. McKinley Mike McCoomb (21) was a member of the three-man “Bronze Carabiner Expedition” ...
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1981
Cornice Collapse, Bad Weather, Alaska, Mt. Dan Beard
CORNICE COLLAPSE, BAD WEATHER Alaska, Mt. Dan Beard Dave Kempfer (19) and Grant Henke (19) both of Anchorage, Alaska, were part of ...
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1981
Altitude Sickness, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
ALTITUDE SICKNESS Alaska, Mt. McKinley Konrad Schumann (45), a member of the Stroebel Expedition from Germany, was evacuated from 12,800 feet on ...
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1981
Pulmonary and Cerebral Edema, Frostbite, Exposure, Exhaustion, Hypothermia, Party Separated, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
PULMONARY AND CEREBRAL EDEMA, FROSTBITE, EXPOSURE, EXHAUSTION, HYPOTHERMIA, PARTY SEPARATED Alaska, Mt. McKinley A four-man MIKI expedition from Czechoslovakia arrived ...
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1981
Cerebral Edema, Frostbite, Inadequate Equipment (Food), Bad Weather, Slip on Ice, Alaska, Mt. McKinley
CEREBRAL EDEMA, FROSTBITE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT (FOOD), BAD WEATHER, SLIP ON ICE Alaska, Mt. McKinley On June 8, 1980, Simon McCartney (24) and Jack ...
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1981
Rappel Failure, Inadequate Equipment, California, Yosemite Valley
RAPPEL FAILURE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley On February 29, 1980, James Waugh (28) and John Dargis (31) were climbing The Nose of El ...
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1981
Exposure, Hypothermia, Bad Weather, Inadequate Equipment, California, Yosemite Valley
EXPOSURE, HYPOTHERMIA, BAD WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley On March 28, 1980, David T. Kays (23) signed out in the Visitor Center ...
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1981
Stranded, Rappel Failure, Failure to Follow Route, Inexperience, California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, RAPPEL FAILURE, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley On April 3, 1980, at 1 p.m., Rangers Rohrbach, Dill, Cowan ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On April 8, 1980, Bunny Phillips (29) fell from the second pitch of Split ...
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1981
Fall Rock, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley On June 3, 1980, Jeff Jackson (21) and Bill Crichlow were climbing the Jam route ...
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1981
Failure to Follow Route, Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Exceeding Abilities
On June 12, 1980, David Swarbrick (19) was leading the first pitch of Direct South Face (5.10) and was approximately 40 feet up when he ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Nut Failure, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, California, Tuolumne
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Yosemite Valley Brian Bennett (21) and Alan Swanson (24) stated that they ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, NUT FAILURE, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE California, Tuolumne Meadows On August 7, 1980, I was told by ...
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Accident Tables
1981
Inadequate Protection and Communication, California, Tahquitz
INADEQUATE PROTECTION AND COMMUNICATION California, Tahquitz While belaying the leader at Tahquitz, I held a 30-foot fall that should really ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, California, Mt. Whitney
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Mt. Whitney On December 29, 1980, Steven Goolsby (30) was descending an ...
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1981
Hypothermia, Party Separated, Bad Weather, Colorado, Mt. Alice
HYPOTHERMIA, PARTY SEPARATED, BAD WEATHER Colorado, Mt. Alice A party of eight experienced mountaineers departed Grand Lake on March 7, 1980, and ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Failure to Follow Route, Party Separated, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Long's Peak
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, PARTY SEPARATED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Longs Peak Gary Quinn, an employee ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Running Alone, Colorado, Continental Divide
FALL ON ROCK, RUNNING ALONE Colorado, Continental Divide On August 4, 1980, John Link (43) and seasonal Park Rangers Chris Reveley and Robert ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Longs Peak, The Diamond
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Longs Peak, The Diamond While leading the second pitch of the so-called “Casual” ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, Off Route, Colorado, Mt. Sneffels, North Face
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, OFF ROUTE Colorado, Mt. Sneffels, North Face Art Porter and Brent Dubach, both experienced climbers ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Hallett Peak
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Hallett Peak Paul Briggs (32) and Larry Layman (32) were climbing the ...
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1981
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED New Hampshire, Mt. Washington On January 22, 1980, John Zedick (25) was leading two friends, Brian Kring and ...
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1981
Avalanche, New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
AVALANCHE New Hampshire, Mt. Washington Early in the afternoon of March 8, 1980, three climbers were caught in an avalanche near the ...
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1981
Avalanche, New Hampshire, Mt. Washington
AVALANCHE New Hampshire, Mt. Washington Sunday, April 6, 1980, was a clear, relatively warm, late-winter day. A winter of light snow and ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Placed No Protection, Exceeding Abilities
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, PLACED NO PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge On September 17, 1980, a nearby ...
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1981
Rappel Failure, Drugs, New York, Shawangunks
RAPPEL FAILURE, DRUGS New York, Shawangunks On April 5, a male climber (age unknown) fell to the ground while trying to ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Faulty Use of Equipment, Inexperience, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, FAULTY USE OF EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE New York, Shawangunks On June 21, a female climber (21) was being top roped ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Wasp, New York, Shawangunks
WASP New York, Shawangunks On June 22, while leading Direct Erection, a male climber (47) was bitten by a wasp. He went ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks A male climber (19) was belaying his second. The second fell, pulling the ...
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1981
Fall on Rock, Lunging, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, LUNGING New York, Shawangunks On September 9, a male clirrtber (23) was bouldering on Double Clutch. He fell while ...
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Accident Reports
1981
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut, Falling Rock, North Carolina, Hanging Rock State Park
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT, FALLING ROCK North Carolina, Hanging Rock State Park This account combines two accidents on ...
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1981
Fall on Snow and Into Crevasse, Failure to Follow Route, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Oregon, Mt. Hood
FALL ON SNOW AND INTO CREVASSE, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Oregon, Mt. Hood On May 19, 1980, about 6:30 p....
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1981
Rappel Failure, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience, Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon
RAPPEL FAILURE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon A group of four spelunkers were descending to the mouth of ...
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Accident Reports
1981