American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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485 Records

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Fall on Snow, Inexperience, Weather, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE, WEATHER Washington, Mount Rainier This is a report on the triple fatality on Mount Rainier in ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Stranded, Weather, Washington, Snoqualmie Pass
STRANDED, WEATHER Washington, Snoqualmie Pass Jim Doub and I set out from Source Lake early Sunday morning to climb the ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Fall on Ice, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Inexperience, Washington, Morning Star Peak
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Morning Star Peak On June 26, 1988, Larry Wallinger (41) left home at 0930 to ...
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1989
Fall on Snow, Descending Unroped, Party Separated, Exceeded Abilities, Fatigue, Washington, Mount Shuksan
FALL ON SNOW, DESCENDING UNROPED, PARTY SEPARATED, EXCEEDED ABILITIES, FATIGUE Washington, Mount Shuksan Midway through the Fisher Chimneys about 2000 the ...
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1989
Fall on Ice, Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Alone, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL ON ICE, FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING ALONE Washington, Mount Rainier While descending Mount Rainier on July 3 via Tahoma Glacier, ...
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1989
Falling Rock, Off Route, Exceeding Abilities, Washington, Unicorn Peak
FALLING ROCK, OFF ROUTE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Washington, Unicorn Peak On July 5, 1988, Andre Genereux fell 150 meters to his death after pulling ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Affest, Fall into Moat, Washington, Olympic Mountains
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, FALL INTO MOAT Washington, Olympic Mountains On July 10, 1988, after descending about 30 meters from the ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Washington, Cascade Mountains
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY Washington, Cascade Mountains On July 26, 1988, Petert Potterfield (38) was leading around a corner on U-Gap when ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Falling Rock, Washington, Magic Mountain
FALLING ROCK Washington, Magic Mountain Ulrike Criminale (52) fell to her death during a climb of Magic Mountain on July 31, 1988. She ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone, Washington, North Cascades National Park
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Washington, North Cascades National Park In early August, 1988, Thomas A. Thomas (23) was soloing the southeast ...
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1989
Falling Rock, Momentary Inattentiveness, Washington, Dome Peak
FALLING ROCK, MOMENTARY INATTENTIVENESS Washington, Dome Peak On August 8, 1988, Jeff Becker (29) was fatally injured while descending the south ridge of ...
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1989
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Inexperience, Washington, North Cascades National Park
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INEXPERIENCE Washington, North Cascades National Park On August 11, 1988, Katrina Kretsinger (22) fractured her pelvis in ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Inadequate Equipment for Nocturnal Diuresis, Weather, Washington, North Cascades
INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT FOR NOCTURNAL DIURESIS, WEATHER Washington, North Cascades On August 19, 1988, four veteran mountaineers set out to ascend the West ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Falling Rock, Failure to Test Hold, No Hard Hat, Washington, Cascade Mountains
FALLING ROCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLD, NO HARD HAT Washington, Cascade Mountains On Saturday, August 20, 1988, my climbing partner Meryl Douglas ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Falling Rock, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALLING ROCK Washington, Mount Rainier A climb of Little Tahoma (3368 meters) was organized by the Seattle Mountaineers as part of ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Fall into Crevasse—Proceeded by Other Incidents, Washington, Glacier Peak
FALL INTO CREVASSE—PRECEEDED BY OTHER INCIDENTS Washington, Glacier Peak On September 3, 1988, a party of five Seattle Mountaineers started out ...
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1989
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On April 1, 1988, Mark Gable (21) suffered lacerations and abrasions ...
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1989
Loss of Control—Rappel, No Hard Hat, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
LOSS OF CONTROL—RAPPEL, NO HARD HAT Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On August 2, 1988, Alma Guerro (IS) received a ...
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1989
Falling Rock, Dislodged on Rappel, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALLING ROCK, DISLODGED ON RAPPEL Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On September 14, 1988, Kelly Hill (20) fractured his ankle when he ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Protection Pulled Out, Wyoming Tetons
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Wyoming, Tetons On June 24, 1988, at 1600, Matthew Lash (23) and Christopher Harder (26) were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Falling Rock, Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Wyoming, Tetons
FALLING ROCK, FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Wyoming, Tetons On July 3, 1988, at 1000 Carl Detwyler (36) and Steve Glenn were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Fall on Verglass, No Protection, Inexperience, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON VERGLASS, NO PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Tetons On August 4, 1988, 1330, Frank Richardson (45) was leading his two sons, Clark and Brad, ...
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Accident Reports
1989
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I
Number of Accidents Reported Total Persons Involved Injured Killed  USA CAN USA CAN USA CAN USA CAN  1951 15  22  11  3   1952 31  35  17  13   1953 24  27  12  12   1954 31  41  31  8   1955 34  39  28  6   1956 46  72  54  13   1957 45  53  28  18   1958 32  39  23  11   1959 42 2 56 2 31 0 19 2  1960 47 4 64 12 37 8 19 4  1961 49 9 61 14 45 10 14 4  1962 71 1 90 1 64 0 19 1  1963 68 11 79 12 47 10 19 2  1964 53 11 65 16 44 10 14 3  1965 72 0 90 0 59 0 21 0  1966 67 7 80 9 52 6 16 3  1967 74 10 110 14 63 7 33 5  1968 70 13 87 19 43 12 27 5  1969 94 11 125 17 66 9 31 2  1970 129 11 174 11 88 5 16 5  1971 110 17 138 29 76 11 35 7  1972 141 29 184 42 98 17 49 13  1973 108 6 131 6 85 4 36 2  1974 96 7 177 50 75 1 26 5  1975 78 7 158 22 66 8 19 2  1976 137 16 303 31 210 9 53 6  1977 121 30 277 49 106 21 32 11  1978 118 17 221 19 85 6 42 10  1979 100 36 137 54 83 17 40 19  1980 191 29 295 85 124 26 33 8  1981 97 43 223 119 80 39 39 6  1982 140 48 305 126 120 43 24 14  1983 187 29 442 76 169 26 37 7  1984 182 26 459 63 174 15 26 6  1985 195 27 403 62 190 22 17 3  1986 202 31 406 80 182 25 37 14  1987 192 25 377 79 140 23 32 9  1988 156 18 288 44 155 18 24 4  Totals 3593 521 6330 1137 3057 411 935 184 
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1989
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
 1951- -1987  1988   Geographical District Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada  Alberta 225 66 497 7 2 19  ...
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1989
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
 1951-87 1959-87 1988 1988   USA CAN. USA CAN.  Terrain      Rock 2528 309 99 12  Snow 1443 253 48 1  Ice 114 50 9 5  River 12 3 0 0  Unknown 18 6 0 0  Ascent or Descent      Ascent 2223 315 112 12  Descent 1471 225 40 3  Unknown 231 42 4 3  Immediate Cause      ...
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1989