American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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481 Records

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1983
Frostbite, Bad Weather, Failure to Check Feet — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, BAD WEATHER, FAILURE TO CHECK FEET Alaska, Mount McKinley On Jiily 3, 1982, Miri Ercolani of Italy flew into the Southeast ...
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1983
Frostbite, Dehydration — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, DEHYDRATION Alaska, Mount McKinley On July 19, 1982, three members of the Longside Mountaineering Club, Robin Clothier (26), John Murphy (20) and Alister ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock — California, Pinnacles National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK California, Pinnacles National Monument On May 8, 1982, Chad Carvey (18) and his unde, Crile Carvey (33), were attempting ...
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1983
Fall on Rock — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On May 17, 1982, Warren Lee (24) and a partner had just finished a technical climb of ...
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1983
Fall on Rock — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On May 26, 1982 John Rahhal (22) broke a tibia and fibula when he fell from a ...
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1983
Stranded, Bad Weather, Hypothermia — California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, BAD WEATHER, HYPOTHERMIA California, Yosemite Valley On June 29, 1982, about 0915, visiting rock climber Doug Furrier reported to Valley District Rangers ...
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1983
Hypothermia, Exhaustion, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — California, Yosemite Valley
HYPOTHERMIA, EXHAUSTION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley On June 29, 1982, at 1000, friends of Koji Sekine and Tsutomu Tagusari, two Japanese ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, Inadequate Belay, Bad Weather, Inexperience — California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION, INADEQUATE BELAY, BAD WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE California, Mount Whitney On July 14, George Evans (43) and Bill ...
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1983
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped — California, Kearsarge Pinnacles
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED California, Kearsarge Pinnacles In mid-July 1982, Walt Stephey (23) broke his hip in a 300-meter fall from ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On July 22, 1982, Thomas Kirkley (22) fell while climbing above the Devil’s Bathtub ...
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1983
Failure of Nuts, Rockfall, Climbing Alone — California, Yosemite Valley
FAILURE OF NUTS, ROCKFALL, CLIMBING ALONE California, Yosemite Valley On August 13, 1982, David Mital (27) was climbing Tangerine Trip on El Capitan ...
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1983
Stranded, Inexperience — California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley On August 20, 1982, Al Rosemann (25) and Dave Briggs (25) were attempting to rappel the 5.8 pitch on Bishop’...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT California, Yosemite Valley On September 14, 1982, around 1400, Jim Slichter (27) was leading Pitch 24 of Pancake Flake ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Food and Equipment — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE FOOD AND EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley On September 29, 1982, two climbers (22 and 21) called for help from the ...
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1983
Failure of Nut, Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay — California, Yosemite Valley
FAILURE OF NUT, FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY California, Yosemite Valley In early October 1982, two climbers were on Pancake Flake ...
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1983
Stranded, Inexperience, Darkness, Inadequate Equipment — California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley On November 11, 1982, Ranger Gary Colliver was the incident commander on a night ...
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1983
Slip on Snow — Involuntary Glissade, Inadequate Equipment, No Hard Hat, Inexperience — Colorado Hagues Peak
SLIP ON SNOW-INVOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Hagues Peak On March 16, 1982, six members of Explorer Post #104 ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection — Colorado, Hallett Peak
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Hallett Peak On June 9, 1982, Matthew Slater (19) and Jeffrey Cristol (18) were climbing Hallett ...
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1983
Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection, Rappel Failure, Bad Weather — Colorado, Hallett Peak
FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, RAPPEL FAILURE, BAD WEATHER Colorado, Hallet Peak On August 29, 1982, David Dangle (23) and David Miller (24) were climbing ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone — Colorado, Crestone Needle
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Colorado, Crestone Needle On August 31, 1982, the body of Matthew O’Connor (24) was recovered from Crestone ...
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1983
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, No Hard Hat, Inadequate Footwear — Colorado, Crestone Needle
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, NO HARD HAT, INADEQUATE FOOTWEAR Colorado, Crestone Needle On September 11, 1982, Duane Best (22), a Western State ...
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1983
Bad Weather, Exhaustion, Off Route, Climbing Alone, Inadequate Equipment — Colorado, Thatchtop Mountain
BAD WEATHER, EXHAUSTION, OFF ROUTE, CLIMBING ALONE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Thatchtop Mountain On December 16, 1982, Michael Dorsey (24) left the trail head ...
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1983
Frostbite, Hypothermia, Bad Weather, Exposure, Lost, Inadequate Equipment — New Hampshire, Mount Washington
FROSTBITE, HYPOTHERMIA, BAD WEATHER, EXPOSURE, LOST, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT New Hampshire, Mount Washington On January 22, 1982, Jeffrey Batzer (20) and Hugh Herr (17) arrived ...
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1983
Avalanche — New Hampshire, Mount Washington
AVALANCHE New Hampshire, Mount Washington Albert Dow, a member of the New Hampshire Mountain Rescue Service, died in an avalanche ...
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1983
Fall on Snow, Inexperience — New Hampshire, Mount Washington
FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE New Hampshire, Mount Washington In late March 1982, Kathy Hamman (25) fell 130 meters to her death while climbing ...
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1983
Bad Weather, Hypothermia, Frostbite, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — New Mexico, Wheeler Peak
BAD WEATHER, HYPOTHERMIA, FROSTBITE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE New Mexico, Wheeler Peak On May 14, 1982, Steve Hendley (20) and Chris Dolby (20) were descending ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection — New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks A woman (30) fell ten meters off her belay ledge on Wrist (5.6) ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Failure of "Friend" — New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF “FRIEND” New York, Shawangunks A man (24) was seconding on Never Never Land (5.10) when he fell ...
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1983
Snake Bite — New York, Shawangunks
SNAKE BITE New York, Shawangunks A man (24) was bitten on the hand by a copperhead while climbing Dirty Gerdie (5.8). He ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Falling Rocks — New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK New York, Shawangunks Hugh Herr (18) was trying a new 5.11 route on Sky Top Route when ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, Failure of Piton — New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, FAILURE OF PITON New York, Shawangunks A man (23) fell 12 meters to the ground from Wasp ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection — New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks A man (50) fell three meters and broke his tibia while climbing ...
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1983
Fall on Roks, Failure of Protection — New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks A woman (32) received head lacerations when she fell 15 meters off of ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Climbing Unroped — New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE, CLIMBING UNROPED New York, Shawangunks While soloing Andrew (5.4), a man (30) fell 18–20 meters to the ground. ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Failure to Place Protection — New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO PLACE PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks On August 15, 1982, a male climber (25) fell while leading the second ...
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1983
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Darkness, Inexperience — Oregon, Columbia River Gorge
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, DARKNESS, INEXPERIENCE Oregon, Columbia River Gorge At noon on April 19, 1982, Brad Philips (18) and Justin Cramer (17) began their ...
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1983
Slip on Snow, Skiing, Inexperience — Oregon, Mount Hood
SLIP ON SNOW, SKIING, INEXPERIENCE Oregon, Mount Hood On Saturday, April 24, 1982, after a group spent nine hours climbing and preparing ...
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1983
Avalanche, Climbing Roped — Oregon, Mount Hood
AVALANCHE, CLIMBING ROPED Oregon, Mount Hood On Monday, May 24, 1982, a Mazama climbing party left Timberline Lodge (2000 meters) at 0030 for a ...
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1983
Avalanche, Unstable Conditions, Unsafe Position — Oregon, Mount Hood
AVALANCHE, UNSTABLE CONDITIONS, UNSAFE POSITION Oregon, Mount Hood On June 20, 1982, an avalanche struck three members of a climbing group at ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Beginner, Unclipped Climbing Rope — Oregon, Rooster Rock
FALL ON ROCK, BEGINNER UNCLIPPED CLIMBING ROPE Oregon, Rooster Rock In late June 1982, a man (37) fell 30 meters to his death ...
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1983