American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Lightning, North Carolina, Hanging Rock State Park
LIGHTNING North Carolina, Hanging Rock State Park On March 18, 1989, Staff Sargeant Lynn Tiegdan was struck and killed by lightning on ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Oregon, North Sister
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Oregon, North Sister The following accident on May 13, 1989, was reported as follows: All my information ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Faulty Use of Crampons—Jumping Crevasse, Oregon, Mount Hood
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS—JUMPING CREVASSE Oregon, Mount Hood On June 11, 1989, while descending from a climb of Mount Hood, a ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Distraction, Poor Position, Pennsylvania, Ralph Stover State Park
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, DISTRACTION, POOR POSITION Pennsylvania, Ralph Stover State Park On October 22, 1989, Phillipp Grout (40) took a six-meter ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, Off Route, South Dakota, Needles/Black Hills
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE South Dakota, Needles/Black Hills On May 29, 1989, Cristina Cerrutti (31), Jim Bjork (29), Stephen Gillmore (30) and David ...
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1990
Fall on Rock, Failed to Follow Directions, Inadequate Equipment, Climbing Alone, Exceeding Abilities, Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, FAILED TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, CLIMBING ALONE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Utah, Little Cottonwood Canyon On June 5, 1989, Larry ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Off Route, Exceeding Abilities, Washington, Leavenworth, Castle Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, OFF ROUTE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Washington, Levenworth, Castle Rock As part of the 1989 Seattle Mountaineers ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Inexperience, Protection Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, Washington, Icicle Creek
INEXPERIENCE, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK Washington, Icicle Creek On April 29, 1989, I was assigned to lead three students, Tom ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fatigue, Exposure, Exceeding Abilities, Hypothermia, Slip or Fall on Snow, Washington, Mount Rainier
FATIGUE, EXPOSURE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, HYPOTHERMIA, SLIP OR FALL ON SNOW Washington, Mount Rainier On May 8, 1989, Larry Duin (26), Peter Derdowski (26), Richard ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall on Snow—Into Moat, Inexperience, Fatigue, Washington, Chikamin Peak
FALL ON SNOW—INTO MOAT, INEXPERIENCE, FATIGUE Washington, Chikamin Peak Randy Schaffer (33) and Michael Wessels (31) were descending from a climb ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Inadequate Protection—Rappel Failure, Knot Parted, Washington, Tonasket Crags
INADEQUATE PROTECTION—RAPPEL FAILURE, KNOT PARTED Washington, Tohasket Crags On July 24, 1989, Gary Hickenbottom (39) plunged 12 meters to the ground, breaking both ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall From Artificial Wall, Inadequate Protection, Washington, REI Headquarters
FALL FROM ARTIFICIAL WALL, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Washington, REI Headquarters Sublime pleasures, smashing embarrassments, and extraordinary good fortune punctuate my life. ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Weather, Fatigue, Failure to Follow Route, Fall or Slip on Rock, Washington, Mixup Peak
WEATHER, FATIGUE, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK Washington, Mixup Peak On August 18, 1989, Tim Backman (30) and David ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall into Crevasse—Snow Bridge Collapse, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL INTO CREVASSE—SNOW BRIDGE COLLAPSE Washington, Mount Rainier On August 27, 1989, around 0830, Park Ranger Nina Burnell (26) and her climbing partner ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Inadequate Protection—Rappel Failure, Anchor Sling, Knot Parted, Washington, Icicle Creek Canyon
INADEQUATE PROTECTION—RAPPEL FAILURE, ANCHOR SLING KNOT PARTED Washington, Icicle Creek Canyon On August 28, 1989, Gretchen Glatte (23) fell about 20 meters, breaking ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall or Slip on Rock, Falling Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Washington, Mount Thompson
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE Washington, Mount Thompson On September 24, 1989, Roberta Mohrholz (32) and Jalen ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Fall or Slip on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Washington, Mount Thompson
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE Washington, Mount Thompson On October 15, 1983, Edward Henderson (47), Johanna Backus (45), Sherman Ackley (46), ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Various Falls on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park Six rock climbing accidents were reported in 1989. Four ...
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Accident Reports
1990
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, Wyoming, Tetons
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Wyoming, Tetons On July 6, 1989, Ralph Trover (40) and Joe Kelsey (50), Exum Mountain Guides, successfully took ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Falling Rock, Weather, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mount Warren
FALLING ROCK, WEATHER Wyoming, Wind River Range, Mount Warren On July 24, 1989, National Outdoor Leadership School leader Phil Peabody set out ...
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Accident Reports
1990
Overdue, Off Route, Exceeding Abilities, Poor Position, Weather, Wyoming, Tetons
OVERDUE, OFF ROUTE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, POOR POSITION, WEATHER Wyoming, Tetons On July 27, 1989, I (Ranger Scott Berhenfield) noticed that Harry Barcalow (28) ...
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Accident Reports
1990
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 203 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  1989 141 18 272 36 124 11 17 9  Totals 3735 539 6602 1173 3181 422 952 193 
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1990
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II, 1951-1988
 1951-1988 1989  Geographical Districts Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved                  Canada        Alberta 232 68 516 9 5 18  British ...
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1990
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
TABLE III  1951-88 1959-88 1989 1989  Terrain USA CAN. USA CAN.  Rock 2627 321 100 9  Snow 1491 254 33 8  Ice 123 55 7 1  River 12 3 0 0  Unknown 18 6 1 0  Ascent or Descent      Ascent 2335 327 98 14  Descent 1511 228 41 4  Unknown 235 45 2 0  ...
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Accident Tables
1990