American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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Accident Reports
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
Fall on Rock, Nut Pulled Out, Colorado, Boulder Canyons
FALL ON ROCK, NUT PULLED OUT Colorado, Boulder Canyon On June 1,1986, at the end of five days’ climbing in the ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Colorado, Longs Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Colorado, Longs Peak On June 16, 1986, at 1630, Ranger Jim Detterline at the Longs Peak Ranger Station ...
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1987
Falling Rock, Poor Position, Colorado, Eldorado Springs
FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION Colorado, Eldorado Springs On June 21,1986, a Japanese climber was hit by a rock while sitting at ...
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1987
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Lost Ice Ax, Colorado, Maroon Bells
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, LOST ICE AX Colorado, Maroon Bells On July 26, 1986, Greg Mace (42) and three other Mountain ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Party Separated, Climbing Alone, Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Range
FALL ON ROCK, PARTY SEPARATED, CLIMBING ALONE Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Range On July 28, 1986, a Colorado Mountain Club party of 12 ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, Failure to Test Holds, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park (On August 26,1986, Doug Grimm [40] was climbing ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Protection, Loose Rock, Colorado, Pikes Peak
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, LOOSE ROCK Colorado, Pikes Peak On August 30, 1986, Richard Andrews (42) was climbing a 15 ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, Loose Rock, Colorado, Bear Creek Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT, LOOSE ROCK Colorado, Bear Creek Canyon On October 26, 1986, two ...
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1987
Overdue Climbers, Failure to Follow Route, Inexperience, Idaho, Mount Borah
OVERDUE CLIMBERS, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, INEXPERIENCE Idaho, Mount Borah On May 26,1986, Glynda Miller (age unknown) and Geoff Lyons set ...
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1987
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Placed No Protection, Montana, Mount Reynolds
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, PLACED NO PROTECTION Montana, Mount Reynolds On May 31, 1986, Charles Bauer (27) and his brother, Lary (18), were ...
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1987
Fall on Ice, Ice Screws Pulled Out, New Hampshire, Mount Washington
FALL ON ICE, ICE SCREWS PULLED OUT New Hampshire, Mount Washington On the morning of February 14,1986, after spending the night ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Fatigue, Placed Inadequate Protection, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge
FALL ON ROCK, FATIGUE, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge On May 17,1986, Bob Michonwski (25) and Geoffrey Nichols (24) had spent ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Equipment, Climbing Alone, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, CLIMBING ALONE New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge (Donald Estep [26] dictated this report regarding his ...
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Accident Reports
1987
Fall on Rock, New Mexico, Murallo Grande
FALL ON ROCK New Mexico, Murallo Grande On September 1,1986, Albuquerque Mountain Rescue was notified by the field coordinator about 1430 of ...
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1987
Fall from Rock, Inadequate Belay, New York, Shawangunks
FALL FROM ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY New York, Shawangunks On April 25,1986, a man (34) fell 12 meters while following on the third pitch ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY New York, Shawangunks On May 24, and again on July 12,1986, there were leader falls (both men, ...
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1987
Dislocated Knee, New York, Shawangunks
DISLOCATED KNEE New York, Shawangunks On July 7, 1986, a woman (23) was following and on the third pitch of High Exposure (5.6) when ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Wasps, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, WASPS New York, Shawangunks On July 27, 1986, a man (21) fell ten meters from Ursula (5.5) in wet conditions while ...
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1987
Protection Pulled Out, Fall to Ground, New York, Shawangunks
PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL TO GROUND New York, Shawangunks On August 30, 1986, a man (23) leading Jean (5.9) was being lowered when the ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out — Improper Placement, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED–IMPROPER PLACEMENT New York, Shawangunks On October 10,1986, a man (26) fell three meters from Matinee (5.10+) when ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, New York, Shawangunks
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks On November 9, 1986, a man (36) fell 20 meters after his protection pulled on Grease ...
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1987
Loss of Control — Rappel, No Belay, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, North Carolina, Table Rock
LOSS OF CONTROL–RAPPEL, NO BELAY, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE North Carolina, Table Rock On August 16,1986, a father and two ...
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1987
Slip on Rock, Improper Technique, Improper Instruction, Exceeding Abilities, No Hard Hat, North Carolina, Table Rock
SLIP ON ROCK, IMPROPER TECHNIQUE, IMPROPER INSTRUCTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, NO HARD HAT North Carolina, Table Rock (On September 20,1986, Elizabeth Crosscope [35] ...
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1987
Falling Rock, Failure to Hear Warning, Inexperience with Area, Poor Position, No Hard Hat, Oregon, Smith Rocks
FALLING ROCK, FAILURE TO HEAR WARNING, INEXPERIENCE WITH AREA, POOR POSITION, NO HARD HAT Oregon, Smith Rocks On April 5, 1986, there ...
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1987
Improper Decision — Failure to Turn Back, Fatigue, Exposure, Hypothermia, Inadequate Equipment, Weather, Failure to Follow Route, Oregon, Mount Hood
IMPROPER DECISION–FAILURE TO TURN BACK, FATIGUE, EXPOSURE, HYPOTHERMIA, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, WEATHER, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE Oregon, Mount Hood Early ...
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1987
Avalanche, Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon
AVALANCHE Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon On February 17,1986, Brad Lindser (18) and Cameron Carpenter (18) were ski-boarding, as were several others, on an ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon On June 12, 1986, Chris Bradley (26) was climbing Half Finger Chimney with ...
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1987
Fall on Ice, Inexperience, Inadequate Protection, Protection Pulled Out, Poor Conditions, Washington, Leavenworth
FALL ON ICE, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, POOR CONDITIONS Washington, Leavenworth (On February 22, 1986, Bob Betsworth [31] had an ice ...
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1987
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Belay, Fall Into Crevasse, Inadequate Equipment, Fatigue, Weather, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE BELAY, FALL INTO CREVASSE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, FATIGUE, WEATHER Washington, Mount Rainier On February 28, 1986, the Gary Speer (34) ...
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1987
Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, No Hard Had, Washington, Index
INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, NO HARD HAT Washington, Index On March 16,1986, Paul Birdstrup (35) was climbing Magic Fern (5.8+) on Index Town ...
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1987
Fall on Approach Rock, Climbing Unroped, Washington, North Cascades
FALL ON APPROACH ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Washington, North Cascades On March 22, 1986, Ulrich Ganz (46), Juan Esteban Lira (33) and I (Mark Dale [31]) ...
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1987
Falling Rock, Climbing Unroped, Weather, Washington, Olympic Mountains
FALLING ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, WEATHER Washington, Olympic Mountains In the past year, the Olympians Hiking and Climbing Club had embarked ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Washington, North Cascades
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Washington, North Cascades On June 22,1986, Bob Richards (36) and I (36) had just climbed the West Ridge ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, Weather, No Hard Hat, Washington, Northeast Cascades
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION, WEATHER, NO HARD HAT Washington, Northeast Cascades On July 5,1986, Dan Ferguson (31), Jeffrey Skinner (30), and ...
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1987
Failure to Follow Route, Rapid Ascent, Party Separated, Climbing Unroped, Weather, Washington, Mount Rainier
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, RAPID ASCENT, PARTY SEPARATED, CLIMBING UNROPED, WEATHER Washington, Mount Rainier On July 5,1986, climbers Frank Amenta (24) and ...
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1987
Avalanche, Weather, Washington, Mount Baker
AVALANCHE, WEATHER Washington, Mount Baker On August 3,1986, Ian Kraabel (23), director of Summit Mountain Guides from Seattle, was guiding Steve Raschik (21), ...
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1987
Falling Rock, Inexperience, Poor Position, Washington, North Cascades
FALLING ROCK, INEXPERIENCE, POOR POSITION Washington, North Cascades On August 7, 1986, George Newberry, director of the National Outdoor Leadership School’s (...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On June 1,1986, Joseph Aulbach (26) and Peter Ostebo (25) were doing ...
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1987
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On July 25,1986, Beth Haynes (21) and Amy Solomon (27) were climbing ...
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1987
Fall on Snow, Fall into Moat While Glissading, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, FALL INTO MOAT WHILE GLISSADING Wyoming, Tetons On June 21,1986, Fredrick Sigekrans (22) and Jeffrey Balin (21) were descending from ...
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Accident Reports
1987