American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1988
Falling Rock, California, Mount Abbott
FALLING ROCK California, Mount Abbott On September 19, 1987, five climbers were ascending the mountain in a steep, third class rocky area. ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience with Ascending Device, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE WITH ASCENDING DEVICE California, Yosemite Valley On September 21, 1987, Wolfgang Schrattner (21) fell 50 meters while seconding ...
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1988
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, Party Separated, California, Mount Shasta
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED, PARTY SEPARATED California, Mount Shasta On Saturday, October 10, 1987, Mike Zamzow (22), Steve Jenevein (18), and I (30) set ...
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1988
Falls on Rock and Snow, Stranded, Falling Rocks, etc., Colorado, Various Locations
FALLS ON ROCK AND SNOW, STRANDED, FALLING ROCKS, ETC. Colorado, Various Locations Of the 11 accidents reported from Colorado this year, ...
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1988
Fall on Snow, Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Avalanche, Inadequate Equipment, Weather, Idaho, Mount Borah
FALL ON SNOW, LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, AVALANCHE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, WEATHER Idaho, Mount Borah On June 13, 1987, David Probst (38), who ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, No Hard Hat, Distraction, Massachusetts, Chapel Ledges
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT, DISTRACTION Massachusetts, Chapel Ledges On May 16, 1987, James Stow (73), a veteran Westfield ...
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1988
Falling Rock Ledge, Weather, Nevada, Red Rocks
FALLING ROCK LEDGE, WEATHER Nevada, Red Rocks This is a report from Gary Bocardc (37), director of a guide service in ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Exhaustion, Exceeding Abilities, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, Nevada, Red Rocks
FALL ON ROCK, EXHAUSTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT Nevada, Red Rocks The Bobs went to Red ...
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1988
Weather, Off Route, Inadequate Clothing, Hypothermia, Nevada, Great Basin National Park
WEATHER, OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, HYPOTHERMIA Nevada, Great Basin National Park On July 20, 1987, Nelson Keyes, age 58, set out to ascend ...
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1988
Foothold and Handhold Broke Off, Unfamiliar with Rock Type, Poor Positions, Nevada, Red Rocks
FOOTHOLD AND HANDHOLD BROKE OFF, UNFAMILIAR WITH ROCK TYPE, POOR POSITION Nevada, Red Rocks After the American Alpine Club Annual ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Belay, New Hampshire, White Horse Ledge
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE BELAY New Hampshire, White Horse Ledge On July 11, 1987, Jim Murray (30) was on the 5.7 variation ...
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1988
Fall on Ice, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Weather, New Hampshire, Willey Slide
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, WEATHER New Hampshire, Willey Slide On November 17, 1987, Brian Donleavy (20) was found near the ...
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1988
Avalanche, New York, Adirondack Mountains
AVALANCHE New York, Adirondack Mountains On March 21, 1987, Jean Grenon (30) and Paul Junique (30) were ice climbing in a couloir on Mount ...
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1988
Falls on Rock, New York, Shawangunks
FALLS ON ROCK New York, Shawangunks Of the 26 accidents which occurred from falls in this climbing area, most occurred to ...
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1988
Fall on Snow, Fall into Crevasse, Weather, Oregon, Mount Hood
FALL ON SNOW, FALL INTO CREVASSE, WEATHER Oregon, Mount Hood On July 11, 1987, at 0400, Arthur Anderson (59), Elmer Parrott (40) and Robert Cooke (30) ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Exhaustion, Unfamiliar with Equipment, Utah, Zion National Park
FALL ON ROCK, EXHAUSTION, UNFAMILIAR WITH EQUIPMENT Utah, Zion National Park On September 24, 1987, two climbers drove almost nonstop to Zion ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon On November 11, 1987, a male (25) was climbing ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, No Belay, Inexperience, Virginia, Great Falls
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT, NO BELAY, INEXPERIENCE Virginia, Great Falls On August 2, 1987, Sandy Welle (26) and Christopher Ireland (26) were ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Exhaustion, Inexperience, Washington, Leavenworth
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, EXHAUSTION, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Leavenworth On April 19, 1987, Larry Laske (24) reported that he had successfully led two ...
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1988
Falling Rock, Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Washington, North Cascades National Park
FALLING ROCK, FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Washington, North Cascades National Park On May 24, 1987, Tom Wiesman (33) was fatally injured ...
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1988