American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1987
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley About 0810 on July 2, 1986, Steve Snyder, a climber near the scene of the ...
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1987
Falling Rock, Failure to Test Holds, California, Mount Whitney
FALLING ROCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS California, Mount Whitney On July 3, 1986, Mike Meteyer (27) and Jim Raymond (28) were climbing the Classic ...
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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 July 16,1986, at 0946, I contacted D. Michalakis (23) in ...
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1987
Fall on Snow — Into Moat, Party Separated, California, Little Slide Canyon
FALL ON SNOW–INTO MOAT, PARTY SEPARATED California, Little Slide Canyon On Saturday, July 20, 1986, Bruce Raabe reported that his partner, ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, California, Tuolumne Meadows
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT California, Tuolumne Meadows Allan Chaneles (31) and John Gonzales (30) ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Failure to Follow Route, California, Disappointment Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE California, Disappointment Peak On the morning of September 13,1986, Scott Denton (30) and ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Party Separated, Fatigue, Darkness, Hypothermia, Climber Lost, California, North Fork — Big Pine Creek
PARTY SEPARATED, FATIGUE, DARKNESS, HYPOTHERMIA, CLIMBER LOST California, North Fork —Big Pine Creek On Monday, October 12,1986, Debra Melvin (32) and her ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, California, Mount Clark
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED California, Mount Clark Michael Kalantarian (30) intended to climb the Northwest Arete of Mount ...
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1987
Stranded, Climbing Unroped, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
STRANDED, CLIMBING UNROPED California, Joshua Tree National Monument On October 20,1986, around noon, Paul Manini (22) became stranded while “free solo” climbing ...
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1987
Dislocated Ankle While Rappelling, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
DISLOCATED ANKLE WHILE RAPPELLING California, Joshua Tree National Monument Richard Riley (22) dislocated his right ankle on October 25,1986, on Cyclops Rock, ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Inadequate Belay, Inexperience, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INADEQUATE BELAY, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley On October 25,1986 at 1410, Ranger Torrie Finley reported to dispatch ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Joshua Tree National Monument On November 16,1986, a report of a fallen climber on Jimmy ...
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1987
Fall on Rappel, Improper Technique, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON RAPPEL, IMPROPER TECHNIQUE California, Joshua Tree National Monument On December 9, 1986, at 1400,. Ellen Hoffman (26) was rappelling down the face ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT California, Joshua Tree National Monument On December 21, 1986, Lawrence DeLong (38) was lead ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, Exhaustion, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, EXHAUSTION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon (On February 1,1986, Clayton Jackson [24] fell while lead climbing “Raggae” [5.8]. ...
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1987
Rappel Anchor Pulled Out, Inadequate Belay, Inexperience, Colorado, Eldorado Springs
RAPPEL ANCHOR PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE BELAY, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Eldorado Springs On May 8,1986, a novice female climber (23) was on the west ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Colorado, Fern Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Colorado, Fern Canyon On March 24, 1986, two climbers were down-climbing a mid fifth class section of ...
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1987
Fall on Rock While Descending, Colorado, Flatirons
FALL ON ROCK WHILE DESCENDING Colorado, Flatirons On May 10,1986, a female climber (23) had completed a fifth class route called Friday’...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Weather, Inexperience, Colorado, Flatirons
FALL ON ROCK, WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Flatirons On May 12, 1986, a female (15) slipped and fell while cimbing the second Flatiron in ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Flatirons
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Flatirons On May 19,1986, a male climber fell while doing a roped ascent of ...
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1987