American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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504 Records

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Hassler Whitney, 1907-1989
HASSLER WHITNEY 1907-1989 With the death of Hassler Whitney on May 10, 1989, the Club has lost one of the best known ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Ruth Dyar Mendenhall, 1912-1989
RUTH DYAR MENDENHALL 1912-1989 Ruth Eleanor Dyar was bom on August 16, 1912 in Kiesling, Washington, a farming hamlet near Spokane. Her ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Ed Link, 1914-1989
ED LINK 1914-1989 Ed (Hazel E.) Link, an AAC member since 1945, died of cancer in Seattle on April 14, 1989. He was 74. ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Einar Nilsson, 1901-1989
EINAR NILSSON 1901-1989 Einar Nilsson, a retired electrical engineer, died of pneumonia on December 13, 1989, aged 88. He was born in Malmö, ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Louis Samuel Stur, 1924-1989
LOUIS SAMUEL STUR 1924-1989 Do not go gently into that good night, Old Age should burn and rave at close ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
William E. "Smoke" Blanchard, 1915-1989
WILLIAM E. “SMOKE” BLANCHARD 1915-1989 It was a windy spring evening in the Owens Valley when James Wilson came striding ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Marcus Morton, 1893-1989
MARCUS MORTON 1893-1989 Marcus Morton was born on August 13,1893 in Newton Massachusetts, the third in the family to bear that ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Donald Mason Woods, 1903-1989
DONALD MASON WOODS 1903-1989 Teacher, climber, outdoorsman, photographer, world traveler, singer, actor, dancer, Donald Mason Woods died as a result ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Howard E. Stansbury, Jr., 1913-1989
HOWARD E. STANSBURY, JR. 1913-1989 Howard E. Stansbury, an American Alpine Club member since 1965, died on May 11, 1989 while on a ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Samuel Finley Thomas, M.D., 1913-1989
SAMUEL FINLEY THOMAS, M.D. 1913-1989 Samuel Finley Thomas was born in Paris, France on October 2, 1913. He died in Salt ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Norman F. Rohn, 1919-1989
NORMAN F. ROHN 1919-1989 I first teamed up with Norm Rohn during a Sierra Club trip to the Palisades over ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
Raymond C. Gardner, 1913-1989
RAYMOND C. GARNER 1913-1989 Ray Garner died after a short illness on July 20 at the age of 76. His untimely death ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1990
A.A.C., Blue Ridge Section
A.A.C., Blue Ridge Section. Closing out the decade for the Blue Ridge Section, 1989 was another year of increased ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1990
A.A.C., Cascade Section
A.A.C., Cascade Section. 1988 and 1989 were very good years for climbers in the Cascade Section. As usual, members participated ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1990
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section. The activity of the Rocky Mountain Section continued to increase in 1989. Quarterly meetings were ...
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Club Activities
1990
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. The principal activity for the Section in 1989, as it has been for the past several ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1990
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. Not every year is of vintage quality, but 1989 will surely rank as one of ...
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Club Activities
1990
Alpine Club of Canada
Alpine Club of Canada. Following are highlights of the A.C.C.’s 1989 achievements. In the facilities area, 1989 marked the ...
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Club Activities
1990
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Mountain Club. In 1989 the Appalachian Mountain Club continued to maintain over 1,000 miles of hiking trails in the northeastern U....
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Club Activities
1990
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. In 1989 the club fielded 72 outings including 53 climbing trips with climbs averaging a 5.7 rating. Seven of the outings ...
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Club Activities
1990
Idaho Alpine Club
Idaho Alpine Club. The year began with the best ice climbing in the Tetons and Snake River Gorge since 1986, inspiring ...
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Club Activities
1990
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. 1989 saw the direction and function of the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club change noticeably. In the spring the D....
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Club Activities
1990
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. Club membership has grown to 1,400 after another very active year. Over 2,500 people participated in one of the many ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1990
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. Climbing activities, the prime activity of The Mazamas, are planned and supervised under the Climbing Committee, this year ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1990
Memphis Mountaineers, Inc.
Memphis Mountaineers, Inc. 1989 proved to be a very productive year for the Memphis Mountaineers. The total membership of 66 included 42 regular ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1990
Mountaineering Club of Alaska, Inc.
Mountaineering Club of Alaska, Inc. The Mountaineering Club of Alaska, Inc. was formed in 1958 and currently has approximately 250 members. Membership ...
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Club Activities
1990
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. Our Mountaineering Section topped off another good year in 1989. Membership growth continued as the sport becomes ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1990
Forty-Third Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the forty-third issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the twelfth that has been done jointly by ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1990
Fall Into Crevasse, Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Freshfield Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Freshfield Glacier On the afternoon of March 29, 1989, four ski tourers were ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1990
Fall Through Cornice, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Icefield
FALL THROUGH CORNICE, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Icefield On April 23, 1989, Chris (33) and William (38) had just completed an ascent of ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1990
Falling Rock, Slip on Snow, Poor Position, Climbing Alone, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Buller
FALLING ROCK, SUP ON SNOW, POOR POSITION, CLIMBING ALONE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Buller On April 18, 1989, about 1030, Steven W. set ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1990
Fall into Moat, Descending Unroped, Poor Position, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Nublock
FALL INTO MOAT, DESCENDING UNROPED, POOR POSITION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Nublock Late in the afternoon of June 2, 1989, J.N. (44) ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda The night of July 1, 1989, John (25) and Robert (33) ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Inadequate Protection—Rappel Anchor Knot Failure, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle
INADEQUATE PROTECTION—RAPPEL ANCHOR KNOT FAILURE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle On July 2, 1989, two climbers were beginning to rappel down ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Falling Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ice Caves
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ice Caves On July 6, 1989, around 1600, three climbers were scrambling on easy rock at the entrance ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Slip on Ice and Snow, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Joffre
SLIP ON ICE AND SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Joffre On August 6, 1989, a party of three (early 20...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle On August 11,1989, about 1400, Mark D., a very experienced climber, was ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Alone, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Crowfoot Mountain
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING ALONE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Crowfoot Mountain On August 13, 1989, F.E. (58) was hiking up Crowfoot ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Stranded, Climbing Alone, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain
STRANDED, COMBING ALONE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain On September 21, 1989, a lone scrambler started climbing up the southeast face ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Failure of Rappel—Failure to Check System, British Columbia, Squamish, Smoke Bluffs
FAILURE OF RAPPEL—FAILURE TO CHECK SYSTEM British Columbia, Squamish, Smoke Bluffs On May 28, 1989, Deborah Richards and I were finishing ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, Climbing Solo, No Hard Hat, Inexperience, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Wardle
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING SOLO, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Wardle On June 23, 1989, Ben (21) and his ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, British Columbia, Bugaboo Mountains, Bugaboo Spire
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Bugaboo Mountains, Bugaboo Spire On September 13, 1989, while crossing the Crescent Glacier after climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Falling Rock, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Waddington
FALLING ROCK British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Waddington On September 13, 1989, Richard Thomas (35) was ascending a steep snow gully at 1980 meters ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Snow Bridge Collapse, Fall into Bergschrund, Unroped, No Hard Hat, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Tantalus
SNOW BRIDGE COLLAPSE, FALL INTO BERGSCHRUND, UNROPED, NO HARD HAT British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Tantalus On the morning of ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Ontario, Buffalo Crag
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Ontario, Buffalo Crag On April 30, 1989, at 1550, Larry Forsyth was leading Flying Kiwi (5.8). He placed four ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, Chocks Pulled Out, Quebec, Gatineau Park Escarpment
FALL ON ROCK, CHOCKS PULLED OUT Quebec, Gatineau Park Escarpment On May 14, 1989, Henry Marsden (25) was leading a 5.10b route up ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, Climbing Solo, No Hard Hat, Quebec, Charlevoix Mountains, Mont du Gros Bras
FALL ON ROCK, COMBING SOLO, NO HARD HAT Quebec, Charlevoix Mountains, Mont du Gros Bras On September 3, 1989, at 1645, Alain S. (29) ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, No Helmet, Quebec, Gatineau Park, Western Cwm
FALL ON ROCK, NO HELMET Quebec, Gatineau Park, Western Cwm On October 8, 1989, Steve Adcock (32) was leading an attempt on a ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Weather, Fall on Snow, Exposure, Alaska, Mount McKinley
WEATHER, FALL ON SNOW, EXPOSURE Alaska, Mount McKinley On February 16, 1989, a four-man Japanese expedition flew into the Kahiltna Basecamp to ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Ice, Avalanches, No Radio, Alaska, Mount Johnson
FALL ON ICE, AVALANCHES, NO RADIO Alaska, Mount Johnson On April 14, 1989, Jim Sweeney (33) and Dave Nyman (31) flew to the base ...
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Accident Reports
1990