American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1984
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED New York, Shawangunks A boy (9) was climbing on the practice rocks when he fell four ...
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1984
Fall on Snow, Belay Failure, No Hard Hats, Oregon, Mount Hood
FALL ON SNOW, BELAY FAILURE, NO HARD HATS Oregon, Mount Hood At 0230 on June 14, 1983, a group of climbers left their ...
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1984
Rappel Failure
On January 15, 1983, Bruce Spiegelberg (22) fell eight meters while rappelling on Mt. Bonnell. “I was looking up, and it happened just ...
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1984
Rappel Failure, Failure to Test Anchor, Inexperience, Utah Wasatch Range
RAPPEL FAILURE, FAILURE TO TEST ANCHOR, INEXPERIENCE Utah, Wasatch Range On February 23, 1983, Kurt Fashimpuar (18) fell fifteen meters onto a scree ...
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1984
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, Utah, Lone Peak
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT Utah, Lone Peak On June 27, 1983, Eric Sieg (17) was struck by a 12-kilogram rock in the ...
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1984
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, Utah, Storm Mountain
LOSS OF CONTROL-VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Utah, Storm Mountain On July 16, 1983, a group of Boy Scouts, led by Don ...
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1984
Fall on Ice, Climbing Alone, Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING ALONE Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon On December 27, 1983, Roger Amory (21) was climbing on a popular ice route ...
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1984
Avalanche, Inexperience, Washington, Granite Mountain
AVALANCHE, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Granite Mountain During a beautiful, hot mid-April weekend, literally dozens and dozens of individuals and small parties ...
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1984
Fall Off Cornice, Fall Into Crevasse, Bad Weather, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL OFF CORNICE, FALL INTO CREVASSE, BAD WEATHER Washington, Mount Rainier Between 0930 and 1000 on May 7, 1983, Douglas Vercoe (34), Judd Flynn, and ...
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1984
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut and Piton, Washington, Mount Garfield
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT AND PITON Washington, Mount Garfield On May 14, Frank Wells (33) and Craig Parsley (25) started an ...
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1984
Fall Into Crevasse and Fall Into Crevasse, Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL INTO CREVASSE and FALL INTO CREVASSE, UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Rainier This report tells of two accidents ...
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1984
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Washington, Ricksecker Point Cliff
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Ricksecker Point Cliff About 1300 on June 11, 1983, Lts. Harold Spiess (26) and Paul Magaudda (26) arrived ...
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1984
Avalanche, Washington, Mount Shuksan
AVALANCHE Washington, Mount Shuksan On June 26, 1983, Peter Travis (19) and John Nelson (20) were killed when an avalanche on Price Glacier, on ...
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1984
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Inexperience, Washington, Little Tahoma
LOSS OF CONTROL–VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Little Tahoma On August 20, 1983, a party of three, Bryan Harris (leader), Susan Harris (28) ...
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1984
Slip on Snow, Fall Into Moat, Inadequate Equipment, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Washington, Mount Constance
SLIP ON SNOW, FALL INTO MOAT, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Constance On August 23, 1983, Shane Powell (23) and John ...
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1984
Slip on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, Washington, Mount Rainier
SLIP ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Rainier On September 5, 1983, MRC member Dave Larson, with fellow climbers Dee Urbick, ...
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1984
Slip on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Bad Weather, Washington, Mount Shuksan
SLIP ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, BAD WEATHER Washington, Mount Shuksan On October 3, 1983, Gary Lum (32) was descending with his climbing partner, ...
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1984
Falling Ice, Washington, Snoquera Falls
FALLING ICE Washington, Snoquera Falls On December 28, 1983, Chris Gentry (19) and Kurt Fickeisen (19) were ice climbing on Snoquera Falls when giant ...
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1984
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Failure of Nut, West Virginia, Seneca Rocks
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, FAILURE OF NUT West Virginia, Seneca Rocks On June 5, 1983, Brian Garrity was leading ...
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1984
Fall on Rock, Wisonsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On May 15, 1983, about 1415, the South Shore Office was notified that there ...
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Accident Reports
1984