American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Gunnar Naslund, 1950-1982
GUNNAR NASLUND 1950-1982 On August 4, 1982, Gunnar Naslund, a four-year member of the American Alpine Club, lost his life when he ...
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In Memoriam
1983
Roger G. Wolcott, 1895-1982
ROGER G. WOLCOTT 1895-1982 The climbing fraternity lost one of the pioneers of Eastern rock climbing and the older climbers ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1983
Lewis S. Southwick, 1888-1981
LEWIS S. SOUTHWICK 1888-1981 Lewis S. Southwick died on December 18, 1981 at the age of 93. An American Alpine Club member since 1944, ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1983
Walter L. Wolf, d.1981
WALTER L. WOLF Walter L. Wolf died on December 9, 1981. A resident of Zürich in Switzerland for a number of ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1983
Paul Van Anda, d.1982
PAUL VAN ANDA Paul Van Anda, an American Alpine Club member since 1933, died on January 21, 1982 in Salt Lake City. He ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1983
Marty Hoey, 1951-1982
MARTY HOEY 1951-1982 On May 15 Marty Hoey died in a fall at 26,200 feet on the north face of Mount Everest. ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1983
A.A.C., Blue Ridge Section
A.A.C., Blue Ridge Section. In 1982 this smallest section of the Club was undoubtedly the most active in proportion ...
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Club Activities
1983
A.A.C., Cascade Section
A.A.C., Cascade Section. During the year the Section sponsored several slide programs featuring local, national, and international climbers. ...
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Club Activities
1983
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. The highpoint of the year’s events for the New York Section was the ...
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Club Activities
1983
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club. The C.M.C. experienced a healthy growth rate in 1982, adding a thirteenth Colorado Group and ...
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Club Activities
1983
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. In 1982 the DMC continued to offer comprehensive rock-climbing classes to Dartmouth College students as well as other ...
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Club Activities
1983
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. Each weekend in the fall and spring club members head for the rock climbing areas of New ...
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Club Activities
1983
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club completed another active year in 1982, with membership growing to 1100. Nearly 450 members participated in one of the ...
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Club Activities
1983
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. It has been an interesting and active year for the Mountaineering Section (MS). The membership has ...
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Club Activities
1983
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Climbing Committee experienced a lively and active season with reviews of climbing methods, policies, etc. The Committee ...
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Club Activities
1983
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the thirty-sixth issue Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the seventh that has been edited and published jointly ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1983
Avalanche, Fall on Ice, Climbing Alone — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Cirrus
AVALANCHE, FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING ALONE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Cirrus A solo climber (27) was ascending the Polar Circus ice ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Avalanche — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Marmot Basin
AVALANCHE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Marmot Basin On February 22, 1982, at about 12:15 p.m., five downhill skiers traversed to the Sherpa Run ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall into Crevasse — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Athabasca Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Athabasca Glacier Near noon on May 9, 1982, Peter Aitchison (39), Dorland Brown (31) and Everett Fee (36) (all ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Falling Rock, Fall on Rock — Alberta, Rock Mountains, Cascade Mountain
FALLING ROCK, FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain A party of four rock-climbing instructors from the Vernon Army ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Fatigue — Alberta, Practice Rock at Lake O'Hara
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE, FATIGUE Alberta, Practice Rock at Lake O’Hara Two young Lake O’Hara Lodge ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Inadequate Equipment — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Vimy Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Vimy Mountain On July 30, 1982, three young men were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, No Hard Hat — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain On August 18, 1982, two brothers (22 and 14) ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Rock and Snow Avalanche — Alberta, Rock Mountains, Mount Kitchener
ROCK AND SNOW AVALANCHE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Kitchener Two climbers, both in their early twenties, were attempting the Grand ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis On September 2, 1982, two climbers, both in their midtwenties, were ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Snow, Climbing Alone — British Colombia, Selkirk Mountains, Ridge between Mounts Castor and Pollux
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Ridge between Mounts Castor and Pollux On April 21, 1982, a solo climber ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped — British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Glacier At 8 A.M., on July 21, 1982, Keven Donohoe (33), Jerry Murphy ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience — British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Tchaikazan Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Tchaikazan Glacier The accident occurred during the Alpine Club of ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped — British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Howser Towers
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Howser Towers At 5:30 p.m. on August 8, 1982, a party of three ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Rock and Snow Avalanche, Climbing Alone — British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Crescent Glacier
ROCK AND SNOW AVALANCHE, CLIMBING ALONE British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Crescent Glacier At about 5 p.m., on August 19, 1982, a large ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Avalanche — British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson
AVALANCHE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson On August 25, 1982, the RCMP in Valemount was contacted by family members of two ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Avalanche, Hypothermia, Frostbite — British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Sheer
AVALANCHE, HYPOTHERMIA, FROSTBITE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Sheer On Saturday, November 27, 1982, six youths and their adult leader were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection — Ontario, Dundas, Webster's Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Ontario, Dundas, Webster’s Falls On January 31, 1982, Harry Fletcher (32) and Doris Ullman (29) were ice climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection — Ontario, Dundas, Webster's Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Ontario, Dundas, Webster’s Falls On February 7, 1982, Glenn Yates (21) and Graeme Smith (19) were ice climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Rock, Lack of Concentration, No Hard Hat — Ontario, Bon Echo Provincial Park
FALL ON ROCK, LACK OF CONCENTRATION, NO HARD HAT Ontario, Bon Echo Provincial Park At approximately 4 p.m. on August 1, 1982, ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Frostbite — Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Steele
FROSTBITE Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Steele On January 3, 1982, the Kluane Park Warden Office received a phone call from ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Avalanche, Frostbite — Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan
AVALANCHE, FROSTBITE Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan A party of seven climbers from Colorado was attempting an unclimbed ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Loss of Control — Voluntary Glissade — Alaska, Suicide Peak
UNITED STATES LOSS OF CONTROL - VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Alaska, Suicide Peak William Parlier (36) fractured his right fibula as a result ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Faulty Use of Crampons, Inadequate Protection — Alaska, The Rooster Comb
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alaska, The Rooster Comb Eric Winkleman (25) and Alex Lowe (23) were flown into the East ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Pulmonary Edema, Heart Murmur — Alaska, Mount McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA, HEART MURMUR Alaska, Mount McKinley Alan Pohl (33) was a member of a four-man expedition called the Wyoming Boys ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Frostbite, Exposure, Bad Weather — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, EXPOSURE, BAD WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley Mark Hesse (31) and John Hesse (29) of the Hesse Amputee expedition were flown into ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Altitude Sickness, Fall on Snow, Frostbite, Inexperience — Alaska, Mount McKinley
ALTITUDE SICKNESS, FALL ON SNOW, FROSTBITE, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 26, 1982, the ten-member Denali 101 Expedition flew from Talkeetna to ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Cerebral Edema — Alask, Mount McKinley
CEREBRAL EDEMA Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 2, 1982, a six-member guided Mountain Trip party led by Gary Bocarde flew to the ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Avalanche — Alaska, Mount McKinley
AVALANCHE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 18, 1982, Don Plumb set off an avalanche on the West Rib of Mount McKinley. Plumb ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Frostbite, Exhaustion, Bad Weather, Party Separated, Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Exposure, Hypothermia, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, EXHAUSTION, BAD WEATHER, PARTY SEPARATED, FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXPOSURE, HYPOTHERMIA, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Cornice Collapse, Fall on Snow, Lost Equipment, Frostbite, Hypothermia, Climbing Alone — Alaska, Mount McKinley
CORNICE COLLAPSE, FALL ON SNOW, LOST EQUIPMENT, FROSTBITE, HYPOTHERMIA, CLIMBING ALONE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 19, 1982, Tom Redfern (31) and Barney ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Fall on Snow, Hypothermia, Frostbite — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, HYPOTHERMIA, FROSTBITE Alaska Mount McKinley On June 4, 1982, two Japanese climbers were discovered at the 5000-meter level of ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Nervous Breakdown — Alaska, Mount McKinley
NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 12, 1982, a seven-member Fantasy Ridge guided party (led by Michael Covington) established a camp ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Frostbite, Exposure, Hypothermia — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, EXPOSURE, HYPOTHERMIA Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 8, 1982, a four-member Denali East Ridge Expedition made the summit of Mount McKinley ...
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Accident Reports
1983
Avalanche — Alaska, Mount McKinley
AVALANCHE Alaska, Mount McKinley On the evening of June 15, 1982, a North Cascades Alpine School (NCAS) expedition of four and the ...
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Accident Reports
1983