American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. The club completed another active year in 1987. Nearly 1260 members participated in one of the many instructional courses, the ...
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Club Activities
1988
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Mazamas of Portland, Oregon, ended their fiscal year with 2718 members. Climbing activities of the year included 157 climbs ...
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Club Activities
1988
Memphis Mountaineers, Inc.
Memphis Mountaineers, Inc. In 1987, the Memphis Mountaineers enjoyed a productive year. The total membership of 55 included 35 regular members residing in ...
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Club Activities
1988
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. Membership in the club slipped below 300 this year as the state lost more population, but we ...
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Club Activities
1988
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. The PATC’s Mountaineering Section again had a big year during 1987. Climbing, access, and conservation were ...
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Club Activities
1988
Forty-first Annual Report of the Safety Committee of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the forty-first issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the eleventh that has been edited and published ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1988
Avalanche, Fall over Cliff, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Bow Summit
AVALANCHE, FALL OVER CLIFF Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Bow Summit On May 29, 1987, two skiers with downhill equipment walked up the upper ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Lefroy
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Lefroy At 0745 on July 12, 1987, a climber (28) was descending Mount Lefroy solo; ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Stranded, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
STRANDED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple At 0400 on July 27, 1987, two climbers (both about 30) left their bivouac at the base of ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Ishbel
FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Ishbel On October 5, 1987, a party of two climbed the finger on Mount Ishbel. ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Falling Cornice, Avalanche, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Bryce
FALLING CORNICE, AVALANCHE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Bryce On the afternoon of June 13, 1987, a party of four left the ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Inexperience, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, WEATHER British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson On July 24,1987, a party of three attempted to climb and ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Weather, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, WEATHER British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson On July 24, 1987, a party of three attempted to climb and ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Avalanche, Weather, Off Route, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson
AVALANCHE, WEATHER, OFF ROUTE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson On July 26, 1987, two well-equipped and at least moderately experienced climbers ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Falling Rock, Fatigue, Inexperience, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Uto Peak
FALLING ROCK, FATIGUE, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Uto Peak At 1700 on July 28, 1987, a party of six cadcts (ages 15-17) ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Snow, Poor Route Selection, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Mount Abbott
FALL ON SNOW, POOR ROUTE SELECTION British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Mount Abbott On July 29, 1987, a party of three was traversing ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Hold Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Mount Sir Donald
HOLD PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Mount Sir Donald On July 30, 1987, following a successful ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Lightning, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, South Howser Tower
LIGHTNING British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, South Howser Tower On August 3, 1987, two climbers (30) left the Bugaboo Hut and climbed in good ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Cornice Collapse, British Columbia, Interior Ranges, Raft Mountain
CORNICE COLLAPSE British Columbia, Interior Ranges, Raft Mountain On June 24, 1987, Jill Hockey (30), an Australian exchange teacher, and three companions, made ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Snow, Failure to Follow Route, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Cheam
FALL ON SNOW, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Cheam At 0730 on July 1, 1987, John Isaak (63), his son, ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Off Route, Darkness, Inadequate Equipmenet, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, The Squaw
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT British Columbia, Coast Mountains, The Squaw On August 3, 1987, Carlo Zozykran (34), an experienced ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Weather, No Hard Hat, Ontario, Rattlesnake Point
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED, WEATHER, NO HARD HAT Ontario, Rattlesnake Point At 1850 on April 14,1987, an experienced climber (34) was attempting to ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, Ontario, Bon Echo Provincial Park
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Ontario, Bon Echo Provincial Park At 1230 on May 30, 1987, Francis F. was ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Lightning, Quebec, Val David, Mont Cesaire
LIGHTNING Quebec, Val David, Mont Cesaire At 1400 on July 24, 1987, a group of nine climbers was having lunch on the summit ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Shoulder Dislocation, Quebec, Val David, Mont Condor
FALL ON ROCK, SHOULDER DISLOCATION Quebec, Val David, Mont Condor At 1330 on September 12, 1987, a novice climber was beginning the ascent ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Probable Cornice Collapse, Weather, Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan
PROBABLE CORNICE COLLAPSE, WEATHER Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan On May 10,1987, a party of six was flown into ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Climbing Unropred, Inexperience, Fatigue, Alaska, Pioneer Peak
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE, FATIGUE Alaska, Pioneer Peak On Monday, March 16, 1987, at 0330,I was contacted by ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Avalanche, Alaska, Mount Foraker
AVALANCHE Alaska, Mount Foraker On May 1, 1987, Dan Daugherty (32), a former Chairman of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group, and Mickey Pratt (28) ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Avalanche, Alaska, Mount Hunter
AVALANCHE Alaska, Mount Hunter On May 15, 1987, the two-man “Over-the-Kahiltna Gang” expedition registered at the Talkeetna Ranger Station for a climb ...
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Accident Reports
1988
HAPE, HACE, Ascending Too Fast, Alaska, Mount McKinley
HAPE, CE, ASCENDING TOO FAST Alaska, Mount McKinley During May and early June, members of three separate foreign climbing teams ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Snow Block Collapse
On June 4, 1987, Charles Sassara (?) and Dave McGivern (?) were climbing up the icefall just to the north of Mount Johnson which ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Snow, Loose Equipment, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, LOOSE EQUIPMENT Alaska, Mount McKinley After acclimatizing at the 4300-meter camp on the West Buttress of Mount ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Frostbite, Dehydration, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, DEHYDRATION Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 16,1987, Franziska Bracher (27) and Ivan Seeholzer, (24) from Switzerland, began their attempt for the summit ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Full Pack and Steep Slope, Alaska, Mount McKinley
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FULL PACK AND STEEP SLOPE Alaska, Mount McKinley On July 3, 1987, Piotr Jankowiak (35), of the four-man ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Avalanche, Poor Position, Attempting to Ascend Too Fast, Alaska, Mount McKinley
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION, ATTEMPTING TO ASCEND TOO FAST Alaska, Mount McKinley A Ranier Mountaineering, Inc., group began a guided ascent ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Climbing Alone, Exceeding Abilities, Alaska, Mount McKinley
CLIMBING ALONE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alaska, Mount McKinley Brian Hoover (26) registered with the Talkeetna Ranger Station on June 17,1987, to solo climb ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Stranded, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Equipment, Arizona, Camelback Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Arizona, Camelback Mountain At 1240 on January 24, 1987, the Phoenix Fire Department was notified ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, Arizona, Sedona
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Arizona, Sedona On October 6, 1987, Brian Green (19) was climbing a 5.7 ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Self-Belay, California, Santa Barbara, San Ysidro Rock
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE SELF-BELAY California, Santa Barbara, San Ysidro Rock Excerpts of an account sent to us by a ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Late Start, Creating a Hazardous Condition, California, Yosemite Valley, Sentinel Falls
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, LATE START, CREATING A HAZARDOUS CONDITION California, Yosemite Valley, Sentinel Falls Gene St. Denis (33) journeyed to Yosemite ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Joshua Tree National Monument On Wednesday, March 25, 1987, my girlfriend and I (25) arrived ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Belay, No Protection, Inexperience, California, Mount Shasta
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE BELAY, NO PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE California, Mount Shasta On March 29, 1987, John Hart (38), Richard Bennett (41), and Jean Pitney (38) ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Hypothermia, Weather, Inadequate Equipment, California, Yosemite National Park, Polly Dome
HYPOTHERMIA, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIIPMENT California, Yosemite National Park, Polly Dome On May 16, 1987, at 1445, three climbers at the top of the ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Failure to Follow Route, Exceeding Abilities, California, Tahquitz
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Tahquitz On June 13, 1987, Myles Twete (29) fell while ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On June 15, 1987, Mike Vanderbeek age 22, was leading the first pitch of ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inexperience, Exceeded Abilities, No Hard Hat, California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INEXPERIENCE, EXCEEDED ABILITIES, NO HARD HAT California, Mount Whitney On June 27, 1987, Ron Robinson (32) and ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Falling Rock, Califronia, Mount Norman Clyde
FALLING ROCK California, Mount Norman Clyde On June 29, 1987, a rappelling climber dislodged a boulder that hit Roy Bishop (54) on the ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Failure to Follow Route, Failure to Test Holds, Falling Rock, California, Mount Whitney
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS, FALLING ROCK California, Mount Whitney On July 27, 1987, Hummie Mann (31) and Sean Collinsworth ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Falling Rock, Failure to Follow Route, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley On August 5, 1987, Young Soon Lee (35) was with a ...
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Accident Reports
1988
Inadequate Protection—Rappel Anchor Failure, California, Starlight Peak
INADEQUATE PROTECTION—RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE California, Starlight Peak On September 15, 1987, Ed Wallacer and A1 Johnson were climbing the northwest ridge ...
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Accident Reports
1988