American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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Accident Reports
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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Accident Reports
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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Accident Reports
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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Accident Reports
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
Fall on Rock, Failure of Rappeller, Climbing Unroped, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF RAPPELLER, CLIMBING UNROPED North Carolina, Crowders Mountain In April 1981, a person was rappelling from Crowders ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Failure of Rappeller, Climbing Unroped, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF RAPPELLER, CLIMBING UNROPED North Carolina, Crowders Mountain In April 1981, a person was rappelling from Crowders ...
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1982
Fall on Snow, Bad Weather, Oregon, Mount Hood
FALL ON SNOW, BAD WEATHER Oregon, Mount Hood At 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 21, a group from the Mazamas gathered ...
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1982
Fall on Ice, Failure of Ice Screw, Exceeding Abilities, Vermont, Smuggler's Notch
FALL ON ICE, FAILURE OF ICE SCREW, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Vermont, Smuggler’s Notch On February 9, 1981, Larry Dieringer (26) was climbing with ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Exhaustion, Washington, Mount Index
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXHAUSTION Washington, Mount Index Michael Welch (28), a Seattle climber, died January 11, 1981, in a fall from ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Washington, Mount Pilchuck
FALL ON ROCK, STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Washington, Mount Pilchuck After nightfall on January 11, 1981, rescuers were notified that Mark Winder (25) and ...
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1982
Bad Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Washington, Mount Rainier
BAD WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Washington, Mount Rainier On January 20, 1981, two missing mountain climbers were successfully airlifted from the summit of ...
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1982
Loss of Control, Voluntary Glissade, Climbing Unroped, Faulty Use of Crampons, Inexperience, Washington, Mount Rainier
LOSS OF CONTROL, VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, CLIMBING UNROPED, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Rainier At 12:28 a.m. on February 7, 1981, ...
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1982
Fall on Snow, Faulty Use of Crampons, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL ON SNOW, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Washington, Mount Rainier Around 7:00 a.m. on March 12, 1981, Eric Simonson, a Rainier Mountaineering, ...
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1982
Fall on Snow and Rock, Bad Weather, and "Unknown," Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL ON SNOW AND ROCK, BAD WEATHER, AND “UNKNOWN” Washington, Mount Rainier At noon on May 23, 1981, Bruce A. Mooney (20) and ...
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1982
Rappel Failure, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, Washington, Leavenworth Practice Cliffs
RAPPEL FAILURE, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Leavenworth Practice Cliffs Peggy Stark (49) died Sunday [May 24] of head injuries she suffered ...
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1982
Loss of Control, Voluntary Glissade, Faulty Use of Crampons, Washington, Mount Rainier
LOSS OF CONTROL, VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS Washington, Mount Rainier On May 31, 1981, John Sabella (33) caught a crampon point ...
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1982
Falling Ice, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALLING ICE Washington, Mount Rainier Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. (RMI), the professional climbing concessionaire at Mount Rainier National Park, was conducting ...
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1982
Loss of Control, Voluntary Glissade, Washington, Pinnacle Peak Basin
LOSS OF CONTROL, VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Washington, Pinnacle Peak Basin Around 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 12, an unidentified member of a ...
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1982
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Party Separated, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, PARTY SEPARATED Washington, Mount Rainier On the morning of July 17, 1981, Peter Brookes (26) and Robert Schreiber (29) ...
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1982
Falling Ice, Washington, Mount Baker
FALLING ICE Washington, Mount Baker Maurice Vinet (33), Thomas Baker (24), and Clayton Straseske (32) were struck by an icefall and snow slide ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Failure of Piton, Inadequate Equipment, Washington, The Tooth
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF PITON, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Washington, The Tooth On September 13, 1981, David Erickson (25) fell 150 feet from the East ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Inexperience, Failure of Piton, Inadequate Belay, No Hard Hat, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, INEXPERIENCE, FAILURE OF PITON, INADEQUATE BELAY, NO HARD HAT Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On June 30, 1981, ...
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1982
Fall on Rock, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On November 7, 1981, about 11:30 a.m., Jeff Oimoen (25) came to Park Headquarters ...
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1982
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED Wyoming, Tetons On January 18, 1981, Harry Frishman (38) and Mark Whitten signed out at the Moose Visitor ...
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1982