American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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
Slip on Snow, Fall into Moat, Climbing Alone, Inadequate Equipment — Utah, Mount Timpanogos
SLIP ON SNOW, FALL INTO MOAT, CLIMBING ALONE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Utah, Mount Timpanogos On May 23, 1982, Terrence Brown (28) left his residence ...
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1983
Slip on Snow, Fall into Moat, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — Utah, Mount Timpanogos
SLIP ON SNOW, FALL INTO MOAT, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Utah, Mount Timanogos On July 7, 1982, Mark Gordon (14) was with a group ...
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1983
Rappel Failure, Inadequate Protection — Utah, Diamond Fork
RAPPEL FAILURE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Utah, Diamond Fork On September 24, 1982, Lyal Holder (56) was the course instructor for a beginning rock-climbing class ...
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1983
Avalanche — Utah, Pfeifferhorn
AVALANCHE Utah, Pfeifferhorn On November 21, 1982, John Rehmer (29) and Dave Bjorkland (25) skied the five- hour approach to the base of the ...
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1983
Probable Cornice Collapse, Climbing Alone — Washington, Mount Index
PROBABLE CORNICE COLLAPSE, CLIMBING ALONE Washington, Mount Index On March 23, 1982, Alan Van Lue (29) left his vehicle at a KOA campground ...
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1983
Rappel Failure, Inadequate Protection — Washington, Snoqualmie Pass
RAPPEL FAILURE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Washington, Snowqualmie Pass On March 28, 1982, Emmanuel Salazar (31) fell 25 meters when the piton to which his rappel ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped — Washington, Lundin Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Washington, Lundin Peak On May 9, 1982, Agris Moruss (40) fell 450 meters to his death. He was leading ...
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1983
Loss of Control — Voluntary Glissade, Inexperience — Washington, Mount Snoqualmie
LOSS OF CONTROL-VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Snoqualmie On May 12, 1982, Krista Karimi (45) lost control while on her second glissade. She ...
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1983
Loss of Control — Voluntary Glissade — Washington, Mount Snoqualmie
LOSS OF CONTROL-VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Washington, Mount Snoqualmie On May 16, 1982, Kenneth Herrell (27) was in a party of six glissading down the ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone — Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL ON ROCKS, CLIMBING ALONE Washington, Mount Rainier On June 7, 1982, Dr. Paul Shearer (60), a cardiologist from California and a locally- ...
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1983
Avalanche — Washington, Mount Rainier
AVALANCHE Washington, Mount Rainier About 2130 on June 6, 1982, John Davis (41) reported to Ranger Garry Olson at Paradise that he and two ...
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1983
Slip on Snow and Avalanche — Washington, Mount Shuksan
SLIP ON SNOW and AVALANCHE Washington, Mount Shuksan On June 30, 1982, Clint Kelley (69), former climbing chairman of The Mountaineers, fell to ...
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1983
Slip on Snow, Fatigue, Inadequate Protection — Washington, Mount Anderson
SLIP ON SNOW, FATIGUE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Washington, Mount Anderson On July 27, 1982, Dr. Robert Thompson (40) and Dr. Robert Oaks (40) were injured ...
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1983
Fall into Crevasse — Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL INTO CREVASSE Washington, Mount Rainier On Sunday morning, August 22, 1982, Daryl Beazer, Jim Ellefson and Philip Es- linger (20) left Paradise ...
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1983
Loss of Control — Voluntary Glissade, Faulty Use of Crampons, Fatigue, Inexperience — Washington, Mount Rainier
LOSS OF CONTROL–VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, FATIGUE, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Rainier On August 28, 1982, around noon, Brian Goldstein (27), ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock — Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On June 12, 1982, Darrel Whynot (33) fell two to three meters ...
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1983
Fall on Snow, Fall into Moat, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, FALL INTO MOAT, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Tetons On June 18, 1982, 24 members of a geology field trip from ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Hypothermia — Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED, HYPOTHERMIA Wyoming, Tetons At 0400 on the morning of July 11, 1982, Dan McKay (26), a noted local skier, left ...
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1983
Falling Rock, Anchor Failure, Illness — Wyoming, Tetons
FALLING ROCK, ANCHOR FAILURE, ILLNESS Wyoming, Tetons At 0230 on July 18, 1982, Ron Johnson (33) and Jeff Averkamp (22) left the Lower Saddle to ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Loose Rock — Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, LOOSE ROCK Wyoming, Tetons On August 7, 1982, at 1400, Donald Decker (56) and Paul Beard (19) attempted to climb ...
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1983