American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Memphis Mountaineers, Inc.
Memphis Mountaineers, Inc. Formed in 1978, the Memphis Mountaineers, Inc., of Memphis, Tennessee, continued to expand its activities in 1983. Following the ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1984
Thirty-seventh Annual Report of the Safety Committee of The American Alpine Club
This is the thirty-seventh issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering published by The American Alpine Club. Canada: At the ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1984
Slip on Snow, Alaska, Mount McKinley
SLIP ON SNOW Alaska, Mount McKinley On February 2, 1983, the four members of the Denali Winter Expedition, Robert Frank (38), Charles Sassara (26), ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Pulmonary Edema, Party Separated, Improper Medication, Alaska, Mount McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA, PARTY SEPARATED, IMPROPER MEDICATION Alaska, Mount McKinley At 0930 on April 24,1983, Manfred Kessler (38), Wilfred Stelzhammer and Gebhard Fritz (an ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Pulmonary Edema, Cerebral Edema, Slip on Snow, Descending Unroped, Alaska, Mount Foraker
PULMONARY EDEMA, CEREBRAL EDEMA, SLIP ON SNOW, DESCENDING UNROPED Alaska, Mount Foraker Glen Randall (26) and Pete Metcalf flew into Kantishna ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Slip on Snow and Rappel Anchor Failure, Alaska, Mount Huntington
SLIP ON SNOW and RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE Alaska, Mount Huntington On April 16, 1983, John Tuckey (32) and Robb Kimbrough (28) flew to the ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Slip on Snow, Ice Axes in Packs, Fatigue, Alaska, Mount McKinley
SLIP ON SNOW, ICE AXES IN PACKS, FATIGUE Alaska, Mount McKinley The four members of the Utah Exploration Society flew ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley Claudia Berryman was a member of the guided eight-member Fantasy Ridge expedition to the West Rib ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Slip on Snow, Descending Unroped, Fatigue, Alaska, Mount McKinley
SLIP ON SNOW, DESCENDING UNROPED, FATIGUE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 9, 1983, Niklaus Lotscher (36) and Bill Baker flew into the Southeast ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Pulmonary Edema, Party Separated and Fall on Snow, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA, PARTY SEPARATED AND FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 25, 1983, Mikio Yamakami (30), Nobuyoshi Chiba (27), Masato Watanabe (27), ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall Into Crevasse, Inadequate Communication, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL INTO CREVASSE, INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 19 and 20, 1983, the 16 members of the Sierra Denali Expedition flew ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Slip on Snow, Descending Unroped, Pulmonary Edema, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley
SLIP ON SNOW, DESCENDING UNROPED, PULMONARY EDEMA, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On July 10, 1983, the nine-person Republic of China–Taiwan expedition ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall through Ice, Inadequate Equipment, Alaska, Keystone Canyon
FALL THROUGH ICE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alaska, Keystone Canyon An ice climbing party of experienced climbers was approaching Bridal Veil Falls (...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Ice, Placed No Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On January 1, 1983, around 1700, Lou Renner (27) and Ron Badel were walking down ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Avalanche, California, Mount Shasta
AVALANCHE California, Mount Shasta On April 2, 1983, Wes Wagnon (31), Don Zimmerlin (30) and Julian Harrison (28) attempted a climb of the south side ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Piton Failure, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, PITON FAILURE California, Yosemite Valley On May 3, 1983, John Kaput (31) fell while climbing on Commissioner’s ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Mount Whitney In late May 1983, Ray Ranger (29) and two other team members from Mammoth ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Slip on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, California, Yosemite Valley
SLIP ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley On July 4, 1983, about 1230, Kevin Brown (23) was traversing the top of a snowfield ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Slip on Snow, Inexperience, California, Mount Johnson
SLIP ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE California, Mount Johnson At 0700 on July 10, 1983, a group of ten climbers left a camp site five ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On Saturday, July 23, 1983, at 1830, I was contacted by Nancy Kerr regarding her friends on ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rocke, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On September 3, 1983, Peter Kohl (20) and climbing partner Robert Fostner were starting the ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Falling Rock, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On September 18, 1983, Robert Muhnicki (28) was leading the tenth pitch on the Northwest Face of Half ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Unroped, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED California, Yosemite Valley On September 11, 1983, Carol Moyer (28) fell about 100 meters to her death from the fourth ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Inadequate Equipment, Exposure, Wet Weather, California, Yosemite Valley
INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXPOSURE, WET WEATHER California, Yosemite Valley On September 30, 1983, Charles Turner (28) and Alan Jolley (26) began calling for help from “...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Difficulty With Rappel System, California Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, DIFFICULTY WITH RAPPEL SYSTEM California, Yosemite Valley On October 8, 1983, Brian Blair (19) fell about 30 meters to his death ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion, California, Yosemite Valley
DEHYDRATION, HEAT EXHAUSTION California, Yosemite Valley On October 11, 1983, John DeVries, a New Zealand climber, required rescue from El Capitan as ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Inadequate Protection, Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley
INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On November 4, 1983, Pat Ranstrom (26) was leading the last pitch of The Surprise ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Illness, Cold and Windy Weather, Colorado, Longs Peak
ILLNESS, COLD AND WINDY WEATHER Colorado, Longs Peak On January 1, 1983, Jimmy Shotten (44) and Randall Speck (24) left the Longs Peak trailhead ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Colorado, Grace Falls
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Grace Falls On January 2, 1983, Chris Waydeveld (19) and Royal Laybourn had topped out on ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, Hypothermia, Colorado, Notchtop
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT, HYPOTHERMIA Colorado, Notchtop Since there were no witnesses to this incident, the following scenario is ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Climbing Alone, Inadequate Equipment, Heavy Snowfall, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
CLIMBING ALONE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, HEAVY SNOWFALL Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park On February 13, 1983, Rudi Moder (27) departed the Zimmerman Lake trailhead ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Pikes Peak
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Pikes Peak On June 19, 1982, Oliver King (23) and I (21) began ascending the East Face of ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Slip on Wet Rock, Belay Failure, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, Colorado, McGregor Slab
SLIP ON WET ROCK, BELAY FAILURE, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, McGregor Slab Late in the afternoon on July 10, 1983, Bob ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Rappel Anchor Failure, Haste, Rainy Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Notchtop
RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE, HASTE, RAINY WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Notchtop On the morning of August 5, 1983, Skip Hansen (36) and leader, Chuck ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Colorado, Mount Powell
FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Mount Powell On September 5, 1983, Donald Thomas (30) fell 60 meters to his death in a gully while trying ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Falls on Rock, Inadequate Protection Placements, Failure of Nuts, Belay Failure, Colorado, Boulder and Eldorado Springs Canyons
FALLS ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION PLACEMENTS, FAILURE OF NUTS, BELAY FAILURE Colorado, Boulder and Eldorado Springs Canyons From the months ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Falls on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, Montana, Glacier National Park
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Montana, Glacier National Park On October 12, 1983, Ken Lynch (28) and Steve Fernekes (27) were picking their ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Inexperience, New Hampshire, Mount Washington
FALL ON ROCK, INEXPERIENCE New Hampshire, Mount Washington On December 31, 1982, at 2300, Edward Aalbue (21) fell to his death while out looking ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Falling Ice, Fall on Ice, New Hampshire, Crawford Notch
FALLING ICE, FALL ON ICE New Hampshire, Crawford Notch In February, 1983, Jeffrey Watoski (23) was climbing in Crawford Notch when he ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Ice, High Winds, New Hampshire, Mount Washington
FALL ON ICE, HIGH WINDS New Hampshire, Mount Washington On March 24, 1983, Kenneth Hokenson (23) and Ali Kashkooli (30) were descending Mount Washington ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, New Hampshire, Mount Washington
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE New Hampshire, Mount Washington On March 27, 1983, Mark Brockman (19) was descending Mount Washington via the ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, New Hampshire, Iron Mountain
FALL ON ROCK New Hampshire, Iron Mountain On June 12, 1983, three hikers were descending from Iron Mountain when one of them ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Protection or Belay Failure, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION OR BELAY FAILURE New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff In early July, 1983, two climbers from Dartmouth College were ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff On September 4, 1983, a climber (30) fractured his arm when he took ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Stranded, Miscommunication, New Hampshire, Whitehorse Ledge
STRANDED, MISCOMMUNICATION New Hampshire, Whitehorse Ledge On October 9, 1983, Ron Crotto and Dave Milard (ages unknown) were climbing the Dike Route (5.6) ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Tie-In, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE TIE-IN New York, Shawangunks On June 2, 1982, a man (32) was following on the first pitch of City ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, New York, Adirondacks
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION New York, Adirondacks On July 3, 1983, Lee Fowler (32) and Andrew Metz (22) were killed when they fell ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK New York, Shawangunks A man (22) was leading the climb, Harvard (5.2), when he fell on the first pitch, ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Fall on Rock, Failure of Protection, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks A man (30) was leading the top pitch of Horseman (5.5) when he ...
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Accident Reports
1984
Heat Exhaustion, New York, Shawangunks
HEAT EXHAUSTION New York, Shawangunks A man (29) was leading the first pitch of Coexistence (5.10) on a hot summer day when ...
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Accident Reports
1984