American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Falling Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Deltaform Mountain
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Deltaform Mountain At 6:30 a.m. on August 18, 1981, four men began an ascent of Deltaform Mountain ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain On August 19, 1981, T. W. was hiking to the Cascade ...
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1982
Stranded, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Cory
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Cory On August 23, 1981, two teenagers from Calgary decided to scramble up a mountain. About 200 ...
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1982
Stranded, Climbing Alone, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
STRANDED, CLIMBING ALONE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple On August 29, 1981, R. set off following the guidebook description ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Freshfield
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Freshfield On September 14, 1981, a party of four left ...
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1982
Failure and Loss of Crampon, Fall on Ice, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain
FAILURE AND LOSS OF CRAMPON, FALL ON ICE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain On December 25, 1981, a Calgary man (24) was practicing ...
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1982
Fall on Ice, Exhaustion, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Louise Falls
FALL ON ICE, EXHAUSTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Louise Falls On December 31, 1981, two men were ice climbing on Louise Falls at ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, No Hard Hat, British Columbia, Squamish, Little Smoke Bluffs
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, NO HARD HAT British Columbia, Squamish, Little Smoke Bluffs On March 12, 1981, Clayton Maitland (19) was attempting ...
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Accident Reports
1982
Failure to Follow Route, Party Separated, Stranded, Frostbite, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, PARTY SEPARATED, STRANDED, FROSTBITE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine On August 2, 1981, a party of two ...
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1982
Fall on Snow, Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboos
FALL ON SNOW, FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboos On August 17, 1981, Robert Howard (age about 25) and ...
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1982
Fall on Snow, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine
FALL ON SNOW British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine On August 18, 1981, after spending the night in the Hind Hut, Russell ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Failure of Chock, Manitoba, Gunton, Limestone Quarry
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF CHOCK Manitoba, Gunton, Limestone Quarry On May 31, 1981, Everett Fee (36), who had been climbing for nine ...
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1982
Avalanche, Yukon Territory, St. Elias Range, Mount St. Elias
AVALANCHE Yukon Territory, St. Elias Range, Mount St. Elias In June 1981, a party of four American climbers, C. Campbell, Mach ...
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1982
Avalanche, Stranded, Yukon Territory, Mount Logan, East Ridge
AVALANCHE, STRANDED Yukon Territory, Mount Logan, East Ridge On July 1, 1981, a radio message was received from a party of four ...
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1982
Climbing Alone, Alaska, Mount KcKinley
CLIMBING ALONE Alaska, Mount McKinley John Waterman (28) disappeared while on a solo climb of Mt. McKinley in April 1981. For several ...
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1982
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Altitude Sickness, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, ALTITUDE SICKNESS Alaska, Mount McKinley Nicholas Collins (age unknown) was a member of the three-man ...
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1982
Fall into Crevasse, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL INTO CREVASSE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 2, 1981, James Wickwire (40) and Chris Kerrebrock (25) registered at the Tal- keetna Ranger Station ...
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1982
Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley In early May, a six-member party, the Index Alpine Club Expedition, flew to the Kahiltna Glacier ...
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1982
Exhaustion, Alaska, Mount McKinley
EXHAUSTION Alaska, Mount McKinley Ernest Chandler (52) was a member of a Fantasy Ridge guided expedition to the West Buttress of ...
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1982
Pulmonary Edema, Alaska, Mount McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA Alaska, Mount McKinley A three-member party, the Bavarian McKinley Expedition, flew to the Kahiltna Glacier on May 21 to ...
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1982
Pulmonary Edema, Alaska, Mount McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA Alaska, Mount McKinley Karl Muck (45) was a member of the five-man Munchener Expedition on the West Buttress of ...
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1982
Pulmonary Edema, Alaska, Mount McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA Alaska, Mount McKinley The seven-member Keio University Japanese expedition flew to Kahiltna to climb Mount McKinley on May 21. ...
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1982
Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley A three-member party from Seattle, Washington, flew to the Kahiltna Glacier on May 23, 1981, to climb the ...
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1982
Exhaustion, Cerebral Edema, Inexperience, Self-Administered Drugs, Alaska, Mount McKinley
EXHAUSTION, CEREBRAL EDEMA, INEXPERIENCE, SELF-ADMINISTERED DRUGS Alaska, Mount McKinley Bob Wheeler (age unknown) was a member of the North Cascades ...
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1982
Frostbite, Bad Weather, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, BAD WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley A ten-member Fantasy Ridge party, with guides Mike Covington and Steve Gall, made ...
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1982
Lost Climbers, Bad Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley
LOST CLIMBERS, BAD WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley A three-member mountaineering expedition, the Skin and Bones Expedition, from the Kan- sei ...
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1982
Altitude Sickness, Bad Weather, Avalanche, Alaska, Mount McKinley
ALTITUDE SICKNESS, BAD WEATHER, AVALANCHE Alaska, Mount McKinley On July 19, three members of the four-man Spanish Volaska expedition to the ...
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1982
Stranded, Bad Weather, California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, BAD WEATHER California, Yosemite Valley On February 8, 1981, Dan Abend stopped SAR Ranger Bruce McKeeman about 8:30 a.m. in Lower ...
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1982
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley On May 22, 1981, Jean Ruwitch (25) and Tom Kimbrough (42) were climbing the East Buttress ...
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1982
Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On June 2,1981, around 7:30 a.m., SAR Ranger Bruce McKeeman was notified by dispatch ...
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1982
Loose Rock, Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
LOOSE ROCK, FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On June 11, 1981, Shift Supervisor John Daley received a report from ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Improper Protection, Falling Rock, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, IMPROPER PROTECTION, FALLING ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On June 14, 1981, Frederick Fritschler (27) was at the top of the ...
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1982
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley On June 15, 1981, Scott Williams (20) and his partner were climbing the East Buttress ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Inexperience, California, Dragon Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE, INEXPERIENCE California, Dragon Peak On August 19,1981, Bruce Dyer (24) went on a solo backpacking and fishing ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Toulumne Meadows
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Toulumne Meadows According to James Hobdy’s climbing partner, Paul McCandless, Hobdy (27) was free ...
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1982
Falling Rock, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On September 29, 1981, Les Ellison (30) was free climbing the New Dawn Route on El Capitan when ...
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1982
Rappel Failure, Stranded, Inexperience, California, Yosemite Valley
RAPPEL FAILURE, STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley On September 25, 1981 at 3:15 p.m., Rangers Dill, Durr and Reilly responded to a ...
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1982
Illness-Diabetes, Stranded, Bad Weather, Colorado, Capitol Peak
ILLNESS-DIABETES, STRANDED, BAD WEATHER Colorado, Capitol Peak On September 8, 1981, Mike Harder (20) died before rescuers could reach him at the base ...
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1982
Exposure, Bad Weather, Inexperience, Colorado, Longs Peak
EXPOSURE, BAD WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Longs Peak In December 1981, James Duffy (24) froze to death during a blizzard on Longs Peak. ...
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1982
Fall On Ice, Minnesota, Devil Track River Gorge
FALL ON ICE Minnesota, Devil Track River Gorge On January 18, 1981, Brian McKinley and Peter Monkkonen, both experienced on ice, attempted ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Improper Protection, No Hard Hat
FALL ON ROCK, IMPROPER PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT New Hampshire, Bartlett Tower, Dartmouth College Campus In the spring of 1981, a ...
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1982
Illness, New Hampshire, Catherdral Ledge
ILLNESS New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge In August 1981, Chris Armelagos (25) was 20 feet up the first pitch of Refuse when he went ...
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1982
Rappel Failure, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliffs
RAPPEL FAILURE New Hampshire, Cannon Cliffs In September, a climber rappelled off the end of his rope and fell 30 feet ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Equipment Failure, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, EQUIPMENT FAILURE New York, Shawangunks John Mallory was climbing Transcontinental Nailway (5.10) when he took a 30-foot fall. ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT New York, Shawangunks A climber (25) was leading Supercrack (5.13) in May when he fell after ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, No Belay, New York Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, NO BELAY New York, Shawangunks While descending the Pigeon (Class 4), a woman (31) fell and pulled the climber ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED New York, Shawangunks A young man (17) died after a 200-foot fall from the final 15-foot ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK New York, Shawangunks In June 1981, a man (42) fell 30-feet to his death while leading Shockley’s Without (5.3). (...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Cleaning Route, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, CLEANING ROUTE New York, Shawangunks In October 1981, a young man (17) fell ten feet to a ledge while ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Placing Protection, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, PLACING PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks In November 1981, a young woman (18) fell while trying to clip in to ...
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1982