American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1990
HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley
HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 9, 1989, Elfi Hallinger (42) a member of a German ski traverse expedition, developed high altitude pulmonary ...
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1990
Frostbite, Inadequate Clothing, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 28, 1989, the North Ireland Alaskan Expedition left for the West Buttress of Mount ...
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1990
Hyperventilation-Induced Cerebella Ischemia (HICI), Alaska, Mount McKinley
HYPERVENTILATION-INDUCED CEREBELLAR ISCHEMIA (HICI) Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 30, 1989, the Penns Woods Expedition flew to the Northeast Fork of the ...
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1990
Fall on Snow, Climbing Alone, AMS, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, COMBING ALONE, AMS Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 6, 1989, Christopher Bing (30) flew to the Southeast Fork of the ...
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1990
Weather, Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection, Rapid Ascent, Alaska, Mount McKinley
WEATHER, FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, RAPID ASCENT Alaska, Mount McKinley The British Denali Expedition of Chris Massey (39), John Lang (45), ...
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1990
Frostbite, Dehydration, AMS, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, DEHYDRATION, AMS, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 3, 1989, the Seoul National University Alpine Association expedition, a party of five ...
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1990
Weather, Inadequate Protection—Tent vs. Snow Cave, and Clothing, Alaska, Mount McKinley
WEATHER, INADEQUATE PROTECTION—TENT VS. SNOW CAVE, AND CLOTHING Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 27, 1989, three members of a guided expedition ...
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1990
Weather, Inadequate Protection—Tent vs. Snow Cave, Alaska, Mount McKinley
WEATHER, INADEQUATE PROTECTION—TENT VS. SNOW CAVE Alaska, Mount McKinley On July 13, 1989, at 0900, Rainier Mountaineering, Inc., guide Curt Hewitt (38) was ...
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1990
Fall on Rock, Broken Rock Flake, Alaska, Mount Johnson
FALL ON ROCK, BROKEN ROCK FLAKE Alaska, Mount Johnson On July 12, 1989, Seth Shaw (31) and Bob Ingle were attempting a new ...
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1990
Fall on Rock, Free-Solo, Exceeding Abilities, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, FREE-SOLO, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Joshua Tree National Monument On February 20, 1989, a friend and I (33) made a one ...
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1990
Falling Rock, "Sled Ride" Down Snow, Climbing Alone, Distraction, California, Mount Shasta
FALLING ROCK, “SLED RIDE” DOWN SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE, DISTRACTION California, Mount Shasta I was on the second day of a ...
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1990
Stranded, Climbing Alone, Dropped Rope, California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, CLIMBING ALONE, DROPPED ROPE California, Yosemite Valley On May 22, 1989, at 1046, dispatch received a call from an Awhanee bellman concerning ...
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1990
Falling Object, Inadequate Protection, Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley
FALLING OBJECT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On June 22, 1989, about 1100, Trenton Cladouhos (23) was on the sixth pitch ...
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1990
PROTECTION FAILED, FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley
PROTECTION FAILED, FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley At 0845 on June 20, 1989, Kent Kroeker (31) came to my residence saying that his ...
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1990
Stranded, Climbing Alone, Inexperience, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
STRANDED, CLIMBING ALONE, INEXPERIENCE California, Joshua Tree National Monument On June 29,1989, my daughter and I were alerted by tourists that ...
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1990
Falling Rock, California, Mount Whitney
FALLING ROCK California, Mount Whitney On July 29, 1989, Rob Weingruber (22) and Walker White (23) were climbing the East Face route on Mount ...
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1990
Fall on Rock, Climbing Solo, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, California, Yosemite National Park, Cathedral Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING SOLO, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite National Park, Cathedral Peak On August 22, 1989, Pat Teague at the ...
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1990
Fall on Rock, Rope Cut, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, ROPE CUT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On September 2, 1989, Manuel Afonso (24) suffered multiple fractures when he fell ...
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1990
Multiple Bee Stings, California, Yosemite Valley
MULTIPLE BEE STINGS California, Yosemite Valley Early in October, I was on the second belay ledge of a three pitch ...
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1990
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Mount Whitney On October 6, 1989, Louis Morris (31), Steve Nootenboom (33) and Bruce Hubbard (36) were descending the ...
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1990
Fall on Ice, California, Carson Peak
FALL ON ICE California, Carson Peak On December 28, 1989, a daring nighttime rescue of an injured mountain climber came off without ...
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1990
Failure of Rappel Setup (Protection Pulled Out), Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
FAILURE OF RAPPEL SETUP (PROTECTION PULLED OUT), INADEQUATE EQUPMENT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park On May 7, 1989, Robert Johnston (30) was attempting ...
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1990
Falling Rock, Not Following Instincts, Colorado, Ophir Wall
FALLING ROCK, NOT FOLLOWING INSTINCTS Colorado, Ophir Wall On May 27, 1989, Katie Kemble (34), former owner and Chief Guide of Leavenworth Alpine ...
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1990
Falling Rock, Poor Position, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park On May 18, 1989, Tricia Timms (20) was struck in the hip by a 14 ...
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1990
Falling Rock, Poor Position, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park On May 18, 1989, Tricia Timms (20) was struck in the hip by a 14 ...
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1990
No Rope, Climbing Alone, Unable to Downclimb, Jumped, Colorado, Boulder Canyon
NO ROPE, CLIMBING ALONE, UNABLE TO DOWNCLIMB, JUMPED Colorado, Boulder Canyon On June 24, 1989, Stephen Gilmore (30), David McConnell (27) and Annette Hailey (31) ...
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1990
Falling Rock, Fall on Ice, Faulty Use of Crampons, "Pitons" Pulled Out, Inadequate Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
FALLING ROCK, FALL ON ICE, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, “PITONS” PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National ...
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1990
Stranded, Inexperience, Failed to Follow Route, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE, FAILED TO FOLLOW ROUTE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park On August 16, 1989, John Berry (19), Aaron Duncan (19), Quesnell ...
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1990
Fall on Ice, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
FALL ON ICE, COMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park On September 24, 1989, John Ashby (38) was attempting ...
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1990
Falling Rocks—Dislodged By Climber, Fall on Rock, Colorado, Boulder Canyon
FALLING ROCKS—DISLODGED BY CUMBER, FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Boulder Canyon On October 25, 1989, Farrell Ballenger (42) and Loren Trout (44) planned to ...
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1990