American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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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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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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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
Asphyxiation, Weather, Fatigue, Washington, Mount Rainier
ASPHYXIATION, WEATHER, FATIGUE Washington, Mount Rainier Dr. John Weis and Donald Wiltberger, Northwest transplants from Ohio’s tabletop farmland, loved ...
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1988
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, Washington, Olympic National Park
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT Washington, Olympic National Park On June 7, 1987, Dennis Lund (37) was climbing in the base of the ...
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1988
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Washington, Exfoliation Dome
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Washington, Exfoliation Dome This report came from Calvin Hebert (22) and Greg Belding (22). We started late in the ...
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1988
Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection, Failure to Test Anchor, No Hard Hat, Washington, Leavenworth
FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FAILURE TO TEST ANCHOR, NO HARD HAT Washington, Leavenworth This accident occurred on June 14, 1987, to Bleecker ...
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1988
Faulty Use of Crampons, Exhaustion, Haste, Inexperience, Washington, Mount Rainier
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, EXHAUSTION, HASTE, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Rainier On June 14, 1987, Sterling Thomas, and Paul McClelland, both members of ...
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1988
Faulty Use of Crampons, Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Washington, Mount Rainier
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Washington, Mount Rainier This report was sent in by Lilly Toholske (29), ...
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1988
Falling Rock, Washington, Snoqualmie Pass
FALLING ROCK Washington, Snoqualmie Pass On June 24, 1987, my partner and I (48) had climbed 50 meters of a Class 4 chimney of Chair ...
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1988
Fall Into Crevasse, Snow Bridge Collapse, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, SNOW BRIDGE COLLAPSE Washington, Mount Rainier All 15 members of this climbing party were coworkers, family, or in ...
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1988
Fall on Snow, Ascending Too Fast, Inexperience, Washington, East McMillan Spire
FALL ON SNOW, ASCENDING TOO FAST, INEXPERIENCE Washington, East McMillan Spire On July 2, 1987, Mark Allaback (26) was leading on East McMillan ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Failure to Test Holds Sufficiently, Washington, Mount Index
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS SUFFICIENTLY Washington, Mount Index On July 11, 1987, the climb to the ...
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1988
Fall into Crevasse, Failure to Follow Route, Inadequate Clothing, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING Washington, Mount Rainier On August 8, 1987, Larry Weathur (42) was climbing on a ...
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1988
Fall on Ice, Failure to Follow Route, Climbing Alone, Darkness, Inadequate Equipment, Washington, Mount Olympus
FALL ON ICE, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, CLIMBING ALONE, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Washington, Mount Olympus On August 9, 1987, Robert Concannon (27) arrived ...
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1988
Exhaustion, Climbing Alone, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Washington, Mount Rainier
EXHAUSTION, CLIMBING ALONE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUPMENT Washington, Mount Rainier On August 22, 1987, Robert Pearson (57) hitchhiked from his home in Puyallup ...
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1988
Falling Rock, Washington, Mount Blum
FALLING ROCK Washington, Mount Blum On September 6, 1987, John Petroske (31) was leading out a pitch nine of a new route on ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, No Protection, West Virginia, Eagle Rocks
FALL ON ROCK, NO PROTECTION West Virginia, Eagle Rocks On July 8, 1987, Matt Seinkamp had been rock climbing with Steve Roberts,...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Miscommunication, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, MISCOMMUNICATION Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On April 17, 1987, Richrd Kelso (21) was climbing on East Bluff when ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Epileptic Seizure, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, EPILEPTIC SEIZURE Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On April 5,1987, Paul Sims (20) suffered an epileptic seizure while ...
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1988
Falling Rock, False Assumption, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALLING ROCK, FALSE ASSUMPTION Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On May 28, 1987, my wife, Ruth Ann Laine (28), was following me ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On June 18, 1987, Jon Currie (24) was ...
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1988
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Wyoming, Devils Tower
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED Wyoming, Devils Tower This accident happened in 1986, but the details were not sent ...
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1988