American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Inexperience, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Tetons Michael Knofler (45) was a West German of intermediate climbing ability and experience. ...
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1982
Falling Rock, Wyoming, Tetons
FALLING ROCK Wyoming, Tetons On July 12, 1981, Lori Rose and Climbing Ranger Randy Harrington climbed Sentinel Turret in Death Canyon. At ...
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1982
Falling Rock, Wyoming, Tetons
FALLING ROCK Wyoming, Tetons On July 17, 1981, Randy and Duane Taylor (24) were climbing the North Ridge of the Grand Teton. D. ...
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1982
Rappel Failure, Wyoming, Tetons
RAPPEL FAILURE Wyoming, Tetons On the morning of July 17, 1981, Marvin McDonald (25) and Eric Breitenberger, both experienced climbers, signed out for ...
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1982
Fall on Snow, Inexperience, Inadequate Equipment, Failure to Follow Route, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE Wyoming, Tetons On July 26, 1981, Keith Walton (27), a relatively inexperienced climber, ...
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1982
Fall on Snow, Unroped, Inexperience, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Tetons On August 11, 1981, about 6:00 p.m., Travis Plunkett (22) slipped on a snow patch in ...
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1982
Failure of Rappel, No Hard Hat, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience
FAILURE OF RAPPEL, NO HARD HAT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Tetons Around 4:30 p.m. on September 7, 1981, Joe Bailey (23) was descending ...
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1982
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I
Year Number of Accidents Reported USA-CAN Total Number of Persons Involved USA-CAN Injured USA-CAN Killed USA-CAN                    1951 15 22 11 3  1952 31 35 17 13  1953 24 27 12 12  1954 31 41 31 8  1955 34 39 28 6  1956 46 72 54 13  1957 45 53 28 18  1958 32 39 23 11  1959 42— 2 56— 2 31— 0 19— 2  1960 47— 4 64— 12 37— 8 19— 4  1961 49— 9 61— 14 45— 10 14— 4  1962 71— 1 90— 1 64— 0 19— 1  1963 68— 11 79— 12 47— 10 19— 2  1964 53— 11 65— 16 44— 10 14— 3  1965 72— 0 90— 0 59— 0 21— 0  1966 67— 7 80— 9 52— 6 16— 3  1967 74— 10 110— 14 63— 7 33— 5  1968 70— 13 87— 19 43— 12 27— 5  1969 94— 11 125— 17 66— 9 31— 2  1970 129— 11 174— 11 88— 5 16— 5  1971 110— 17 138— 29 76— 12 35— 7  1972 141— 29 184— 42 98— 17 49— 13  1973 108— 6 131— 6 85— 4 36— 2  1974 96— 7 177— 50 75— 1 26— 5  1975 78— 7 158— 22 66— 8 19— 2  1976 137— 16 303— 31 210— 9 53— 6  1977 121— 30 277— 49 106— 21 32— 11  1978 118— 17 221— 19 85— 6 42— 10  1979 100— 36 137— 54 83— 17 40— 19  1980 191— 29 295— 85 124— 26 133— 8  1981 97— 43 223— 119 80— 39 39— 6  Totals 2341— 317 3653— 607 1930— 240 736— 125 
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1982
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
 1951—80 1981  Geographical Districts Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada  Alberta 104 43 191 26 3 80  British Columbia 129 57 243 11 3 23  ...
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1982
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
Numbers Refer to Persons Directly Involved  U.S.A. CAN. U.S.A. CAN.  Terrain  Rock 1701 201 59 19  Snow 1000 172 34 15  Ice 63 14 7 9  River 9 2 1 0  Unknown 10 4 0 0  ...
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1982