American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. 1986 was an eventful year for the Oregon Section, although we had few actual climbs to ...
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Club Activities
1987
Colorado Mountain Club
Colorado Mountain Club. The Colorado Mountain Club has about 7500 members in groups throughout the state. The largest is the Denver ...
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Club Activities
1987
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club completed another active year in 1986, with membership at 1100. Nearly 840 members participated in one of the many ...
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Club Activities
1987
Memphis Mountaineers
Memphis Mountaineers. Based in the Memphis, Tennessee area, the Memphis Mountaineers promote mountaineering sports among Mid-Southerners. They provide various types ...
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Club Activities
1987
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, 1986 was a big year for the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club’s Mountaineering Section. At the beginning ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1987
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fortieth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the fortieth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the tenth that has been edited and published ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1987
Avalanche, Fall on Ice, Climbing Alone, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Snowdome
AVALANCHE, FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING ALONE, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Snowdome On March 23, 1986, Alan Deane (26) was climbing with ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, Hypothermia, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED, HYPOTHERMIA Alberta , Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda On April 25, 1986, David Bennett (18) and Jeff Hanson (18) were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Failure to Test Hold, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, FAILURE TO TEST HOLD Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain On May 27,1986, two climbers ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock and Ice, Inadequate Belay, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
FALL ON ROCK AND ICE, INADEQUATE BELAY Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple On July 6, 1986, J.H. (38) and I.M. (23) were ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Falling Rock, Failure to Test Holds, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Cory
FALLING ROCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Cory On July 28, 1986, two climbers of intermediate experience (early 30s) ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Failure of Rappel Anchor, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Whyte
FAILURE OF RAPPEL ANCHOR, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Whyte On August 2,1986, J.B. (52) and M.O. (35), both experienced ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Falling Ice, Poor Position, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
FALLING ICE, POOR POSITION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple On August 3 or 4,1986, a party of two was climbing the North ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall into Crevasse, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Bow Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Bow Glacier On the afternoon of August 8, 1986, two climbers were descending the Bow ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Failure of Rappel, Piton Pulled Out, Failure to Follow Route, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Rundle Ridge
FAILURE OF RAPPEL, PITON PULLED OUT, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Rundle Ridge On August 16,1986, around 0800, David Doucette (38) ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Belay, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUTE BELAY Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria On August 20, 1986, three climbers (28, 25, and 21) reached the North Peak of ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Falling Rock, Improper Technique, Stranded, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
FALLING ROCK, IMPROPER TECHNIQUE, STRANDED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple On August 27, 1986, a party of two began climbing the Greenwood-Locke ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Snow, Placed Inadequate Protection, Avalanche, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Baker
FALL ON SNOW, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, AVALANCHE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Baker On August 28, 1986, a group was climbing the northeast ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Avalanche, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains
AVALANCHE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains A neurosurgeon from Mercer Island and a noted mountaineer from Spokane, Washington, were killed on ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Slip, Fall from Tower, Inadequate Belay, British Columbia, Expo 86-Alberta Pavilion
SLIP, FALL FROM TOWER, INADEQUATE BELAY British Columbia, Expo 86-Alberta Pavilion On June 17, 1986, the daily demonstration climbing of the Alberta ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Exceeding Abilities, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Crescent Spires
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Crescent Spires On July 6, 1986, a solo climber (24) was attempting ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Snow and Grass, No Communication, Weather, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Anemone Pass
FALL ON SNOW AND GRASS, NO COMMUNICATION, WEATHER British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Anemone Pass On July 27,1986, the inhabitants of a ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Slip on Rock, Falling Rock, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park
SLIP ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park On July 28,1986, a party of three was ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Inadequate Equipment, Fatigue, Slip on Ice, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Adamant Glacier
INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, FATIGUE, SLIP ON ICE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Adamant Glacier On August 4, 1986, a party of four left camp ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Slip on Snow, Fall into Bergschrund, Climbing Unroped, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Mount Thor
SLIP ON SNOW, FALL INTO BERGSCHRUND, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Mount Thor On August 10, 1986, a party of two ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Snow, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson
FALL ON SNOW British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson On August 1, 1986, Ken Nelson (42) and Mark Strother (28) set out with two ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Foot Jammed, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Spire
FALL ON ROCK, FOOT JAMMED British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Spire On August 21, 1986, a party of three climbers of intermediate ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Snow — Skiing, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, North Alberta Peak
FALL ON SNOW—SKIING British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, North Alberta Peak On August 23, 1986, a party of four experienced ski mountaineers ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Stranded, Illness, Exceeding Abilities, Weather, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson
STRANDED, ILLNESS, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, WEATHER British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson On August 26, 1986, a party of four climbers camped at ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Yoho National Park
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Yoho National Park On December 28,1986, a climber was attempting to ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Cornice Collapse, Descending Unroped, Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan
CORNICE COLLAPSE, DESCENDING UNROPED Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan On April 29,1986, a party of six was descending from 5200 ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Snow, Climber Collision, Crampon Injury, Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBER COLLISION, CRAMPON INJURY Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan On June 1, 1986, a party of four ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, Poor Position, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED, POOR POSITION Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 16, 1986, Thierry Broisat (30), Michel Legras (27), Patricia Tuveri (25) and Jean-Francois ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Snow — Skiing, Bindings Failed to Release, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW-SKIING, BINDINGS FAILED TO RELEASE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 17, 1986, Heim Gunther (30) and the other ten members of ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Slip on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Unfamiliar with Route, Alaska, Mount McKinley
SLIP ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, UNFAMILIAR WITH ROUTE Alaska, Mount McKinley About 1300 on May 18,1986, Steven Locher (20) a member of a ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Carbon Monoxide, Failure to Ventilate Tent, Weather, Fatigue, Alaska, Mount McKinley
CARBON MONOXIDE, FAILURE TO VENTILATE TENT, WEATHER, FATIGUE Alaska, Mount McKinley A party of six climbers from Switzerland departed for ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Acute Mountain Sickness, Ascending Too Fast, Fatigue, Weather, Miscommunication, Inadequate Equipment
On June 5,1986, a seven member Korean-American Expedition flew into the Kahiltna Glacier to climb the Cassin Ridge. The party planned ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Friend Pulled Out, Inadequate Equipment — Shoes, Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FRIEND PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT-SHOES Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon On October 1, 1986, Mark Monroe (26) and ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Loss of Control on Rappel, Fatigue, Inadequate Equipment, Improper Technique, Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon
LOSS OF CONTROL ON RAPPEL, FATIGUE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, IMPROPER TECHNIQUE Arizona Creek Canyon On October 9,1986, Steve Herrman (32), while on a ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Belay Device Difficulties, Arizona, Sedona
FALL ON ROCK, BELAY DEVICE DIFFICULTIES Arizona, Sedona On December 3,1986, Pete Sinfield (28) was leading the second pitch of “Chapel Ruin” (5.9), ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Improper Rappel, Anchor Placement, Inexperience, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
IMPROPER RAPPEL ANCHOR PLACEMENT, INEXPERIENCE California, Joshua Tree National Monument On January 12,1986, about 1330, the victim (18) and two friends set up ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED California, Joshua Tree National Monument On January 19,1986, at 1310 Jim Angione fell approximately six ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Shoulder Dislocation, Attempting to Imitate a Climber, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
SHOULDER DISLOCATION, ATTEMPTING TO IMITATE A CLIMBER California, Joshua Tree National Monument On April 19,1986,I was advised that James Witt (28) ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Stranded, Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Hypothermia, California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, HYPOTHERMIA California, Yosemite Valley About 1130 on March 9, 1986, Tracy Dorton reported to the Valley Visitor Center that ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Stranded, Weather, Fatigue, California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, WEATHER, FATIGUE California, Yosemite Valley Clint Cummins (29) had 13 years’ climbing experience in various mountain ranges, including ice climbing in ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On May 5,1986, Yasuhiro Fujira (21) from Kyoto, Japan, fell to his death from ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT California, Yosemite Valley Mike Brochu (31) and his partner, Mike Ewing, bivied at the base ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Slack in Rope — Failure to Follow Directions, Fatigue, Protection Pulled Out, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, SLACK IN ROPE-FAILURE TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS, FATIGUE, PROTECTION PULLED OUT California, Yosemite Valley On June 21,1986, about 2030, Austin ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Snow, Failure to Follow Instructions, Inadequate Equipment, California, Mount Gilbert
FALL ON SNOW, FAILED TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Mount Gilbert On June 22,1986, a group of climbers was descending ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley On the morning of June 28,1986, Erik Goukas (23) and Douglas ...
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Accident Reports
1987