American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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481 Records

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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
Slip on Rock — Wyoming, Tetons
SLIP ON ROCK Wyoming, Tetons On July 24, 1982, Stuart Hill (22) was accompanying Jenny Lake Ranger Leo Larson during a mountain patrol ...
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1983
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped — Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED Wyoming, Tetons On August 11, 1982, Randall Melvin (32) was a student in an ice-climbing seminar on the ...
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1983
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self Arrest — Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Wyoming, Tetons Paul Gordon (36) was a four-year resident of Jackson Hole and a moderately ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut
On August 24, 1982, Peter Miller (30) and Krag Unsoeld (26) were climbing the Guide’s Wall. Around 1300, Unsoeld was leading the “double cracks” ...
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1983
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest — Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Wyoming, Tetons The Koven route on Mount Owen is one of the most popular ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut — Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT Wyoming, Tetons On August 24, 1982, Peter Miller (30) and Krag Unsoeld (26) were climbing the Guide’s ...
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1983
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest — Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Wyoming, Tetons The Koven route on Mount Owen is one of the most popular ...
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1983
Falling Rocks, Stranded, Inexperience, Darkness — Wyoming, Devils Tower
FALLING ROCK, STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE, DARKNESS Wyoming, Devils Tower At 0800 August 19, 1982, three climbers, Bob Larr (32), Roger Raspen (37) and Steve Crawford (18) arrived ...
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1983
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  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 33— 8  1981 97— 43 223—119 80— 39 39— 6  1982 140— 48 305—126 120— 43 24— 14  Totals 2481—365 3958—733 2050—283 760—139  * In the 1982 issue ...
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1983
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
Geographical Districts 1951-81 1982   Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada  Alberta 130 46 271 24 5 56  British ...
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1983
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
TABLE III Numbers Refer to Persons Directly Involved*  1951-81 USA 1959-81 CAN. 1982 USA 1982 CAN.  Terrain  Rock 1760 220 75 16  Snow 1034 187 59 25  Ice 70 23 9 6  River 10 2 0 0  Unknown 10 4 0 1  *...
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1983