American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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Accident Reports
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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1984
Protection Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On August 3, 1983, John Gorton (23) was climbing the rock ...
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1984
Fall on Snow, Climbing Alone, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE Wyoming, Tetons On May 31, 1983, Robert Eastham (28), a moderately experienced mountaineer, signed out to climb the ...
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1984
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK Wyoming, Tetons On July 4, Greg Smith and Melissa Malm (28) were climbing a route on Prospectors’ ...
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1984
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Fall Into Moat, Inadequate Equipment, Wyoming, Tetons
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FALL INTO MOAT, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Wyoming, Tetons Mark Anderson (29) arrived in Jackson on July 11 and ...
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1984
Fall on Snow, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW Wyoming, Tetons After climbing Mount Owen via the Northeast Snowfields, Jeff Selleck (26) and his climbing partner, John ...
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1984
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Placed No Protection, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, PLACED NO PROTECTION Wyoming, Tetons On August 4, 1983, at 1335, I received a report from Ranger Bob ...
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1984
Falling Rock, Wyoming, Tetons
FALLING ROCK Wyoming, Tetons On August 11 at 1130 Ranger Jim Woodmency was hit by rockfall in the Black Ice Couloir on ...
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1984
Fall on Snow, Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, LOSS OF CONTROL–VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Wyoming, Tetons On August 16, Clint Farbow (20), Ted Garner (20), and Joe Bossong (20) were ...
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1984
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Wyoming, Tetons On August 27, Steve Gorham (25), Paul Wade (24), and Kevin Patno (25) were climbing “The Snaz” ...
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1984
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, No Hard Hat, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, NO HARD HAT Wyoming, Tetons Loren Sheffer (age unknown) was descending from an attempt on ...
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1984
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I
 Reported Mountaineering Accidents    Number of Accidents Reported Total Number of Persons Involved Injured Killed              Year USA-CAN USA-CAN USA-CAN 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  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  1983 187 442 169 37  Totals 2667 4399 2218 799 
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1984
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
Geographical Districts Number of Accidents 1951-82 Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents 1983 Deaths Total Persons - Involved  Canada        Alberta        ...
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1984
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
TABLE III  1951-82 1959-82 USA CAN. 1983 1983 USA CAN.  Terrain  Rock 1835 107  Snow 1221 75  Ice 79 10   10 1  Unknown 10 2  Ascent or Descent:  Ascent 1523 119  Descent 1177 73  Unknown 211 5  Immediate ...
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1984