American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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536 Records

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Fall on Ice, Roped but not Belayed, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Aberdeen
FALL ON ICE, ROPED BUT NOT BELAYED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Aberdeen The initial pitches of the North Glacier route ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Avalanche, Inadequate Preperation and Route Selection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda
AVALANCHE, INADEQUATE PREPARATION AND ROUTE SELECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda The morning of September 4, 1990, dawned with pristine clarity in ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall into Crevasse, Unroped, Public on Glacier, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Athabasca Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, UNROPED, PUBLIC ON GLACIER Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Athabasca Glacier July 25, 1990, was a warm, sunny day, as a ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Insufficient Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Barrier Bluffs
FALL ON ROCK, INSUFFICIENT PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Barrier Bluffs While leading the route called Cadillac Jack on June 3, 1990, T....
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow and Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Blakiston
FALL ON SNOW AND ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Blakiston On July 7, 1990, a party of five climbed the Class 4 south ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Anchor Failure while Lowering off, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain
ANCHOR FAILURE WHILE LOWERING OFF Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain During a climb of Mother’s Day (5.6) in April, 1990, the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain In July, 1990, a climber (19) fell while leading on ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Stranded, Solo Ice Climbing, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountian
STRANDED, SOLO ICE CLIMBING Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain In December, 1990, a climber went to solo the Cascade waterfall when ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall in Crevasse, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, French Glacier
FALL IN CREVASSE, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, French Glacier A party of three was traveling, unroped, down the French Glacier ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Loose Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grand Sentinel
LOOSE ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grand Sentinel The Grand Sentinel is a 100 meter quartzite pillar on the north slopes of ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Loose Rock, Unroped Fall, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grassi Lakes Area
LOOSE ROCK, UNROPED FALL Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grassi Lakes area While hiking with friends near Canmore on September 22, 1990, Mark undertook ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, No Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grotto Creek
FALL ON ROCK, NO PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grotto Creek On May 20, 1990, W.M. fell while climbing on Grotto Slabs, ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Stranded, Climbing Alone, Failure to Test Hold—Falling Rock, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grotto Canyon
STRANDED, CLIMBING ALONE, FAILURE TO TEST HOLD—FALLING ROCK, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grotto Canyon On August 4, 1990, off-duty ranger M....
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Accident Reports
1991
Slip on Snow, Inappropriate Equipment/Technique, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Lefroy
SLIP ON SNOW, INAPPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT/TECHNIQUE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Lefroy On the morning of July 7, 1990, a party of two ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection—Rope on Tape, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Rock Gardens (Jasper)
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION—ROPE ON TAPE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Rock Gardens (Jasper) On April 5, 1990, around 1630, two climbers, ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Avalanche Debris, Fatigue, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle
FALL ON AVALANCHE DEBRIS, FATIGUE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle On March 10, 1990, after completing ice climbs of Professor’s Gully ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle In July, 1990, Martin (20) was scrambling unroped on slabs several hundred meters ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Failure to Test Protection, Anchor Slng Failure, Fall on Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountain, Spray Slabs
FAILURE TO TEST PROTECTION, ANCHOR SLING FAILURE, FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Spray Slabs Spray Slabs is a practice ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow and Ice, No Belay, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
FALL ON SNOW AND ICE, NO BELAY Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple On August 1, 1990, a party of two climbed the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Slip on Scree and Rock, Unprotected, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
SLIP ON SCREE AND ROCK, UNPROTECTED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple On August 13, 1990, a lone climber was descending the “tourist ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall into Crevasse, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount White Pyramid
FALL INTO CREVASSE, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount White Pyramid Early in February, 1990, ten members of the ACC Calgary Section ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Stranded on Waterfall Ice, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Pemberton Area
STRANDED ON WATERFALL ICE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Pemeberton Area On December 22, 1990, three ice climbers were on a waterfall at ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Scalded by Boiling Water, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Group
SCALDED BY BOILING WATEB British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Group On August 4, 1990, C.F. and B.F. were cooking in ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, No "Spotting" Protection, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Vowell Group
FALL ON ROCK, NO “SPOTTING” PROTECTION British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Vowell Group A large group from the ACC General Mountaineering ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow/Ice, Unroped, British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Vowell Group
FALL ON SNOW/ICE, UNROPED British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Vowell Group On August 1, 1990, two climbers were descending snow and ice ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Slip on Loose Rock, Unroped British Columbia, Rocky Mountain, Mount Assiniboine
SLIP ON LOOSE ROCK, UNROPED British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine In August, 1990, two climbers were descending the northeast ridge ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow, Roped but not Belayed, Inexperience, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson
FALL ON SNOW, ROPED BUT NOT BELAYED, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson At approximately 1230 on August 21, 1990, Kofler and ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Cornice Collapse, Alaska, Mount Deception
UNITED STATES CORNICE COLLAPSE Alaska, Mount Deception On April 2, 1990, Jim Bouchard (34) and Gary Donofrio (27) departed the Parks Highway for their ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow, Placed no Protection, Exposure, Alaska, Mount Mckinley
FALL ON SNOW, PLACED NO PROTECTION, EXPOSURE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 16, 1990, the three member “Washington Square” party of Mary ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Cerebral Edema, Party Seperated, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley
CEREBRAL EDEMA, PARTY SEPARATED, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 27, 1990, a three member Sophia University expedition flew onto the Southeast ...
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Accident Reports
1991
HAPE, Desire to Do Well, Alaska, Mount McKinley
HAPE, DESIRE TO DO WELL Alaska, Mount McKinley Craig Scott (30) was a member of a RMI expedition to climb the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow, Avalanche, Inadequate Equipment, Alaska, Bold Peak
FALL ON SNOW, AVALANCHE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alaska, Bold Peak On June 3, 1990, two experienced Alaskan mountaineers set out to climb Bold ...
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Accident Reports
1991
HAPE, Frostbite, Party Seperated, Inexperience, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley
HAPE, FROSTBITE, PARTY SEPARATED, INEXPERIENCE, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 10, 1990, at the top of the West Rib (5975 meters) on ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow, Inexperience, Alaska, Eklunta Glacier
FALL ON SNOW, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Eklutna Glacier On July 13, five climbers were injured, one critically, in a 60 meter fall on ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow, Not Wearing Crampons, California, Mount Shasta
FALL ON SNOW, NOT WEARING CRAMPONS California, Mount Shasta On June 11, 1989, Richard Ferrell (45) and his brother Brett Ferrell (31) were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Falling Rock, Weather, Exceeding Abilities, California, Mount Shasta
FALLING ROCK, WEATHER, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Mount Shasta In early January, Lorca Rossman (19), Roman Hruska (19), and Nic Rhind (23) were turned ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Protection Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, California, Owens Gorge
PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK California, Owens Gorge On June 17 a friend, Courtney Smith (?), fell while climbing in Owens ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Placed no Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On July 10, while free soloing Comfortably Numb, a 5.10 climb ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, No Hard Hat, Intoxicated, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, NO HARD HAT, INTOXICATED California, Yosemite Valley Around 1830 on July 15, Troy Johnson (22) met with Bill ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Footwear, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE FOOTWEAR California, Yosemite Valley On July 18, Amy Khoo (19), Matthew Enu (24) and a newly met ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Ice, Placed no Protection, California, Mount Shasta
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Mount Shasta In July, a party of four climbers attempted the Hotlum Glacier ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Yosemite Valley On August 2, about noon, Matthew Tomlinson (28) fell while lead climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow, Failure to Follow Route, Placed no Protection, California, Mount Shasta
FALL ON SNOW, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Mount Shasta On September 2, Lawrence Macupa (38) and David Vanderryn (32) ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, California, Mount Conness
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST California, Mount Conness On October 7 at 1530, Deputy Randy Hysell, the SAR Coordinator for the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Stranded, Dropped Rope, California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, DROPPED ROPE California, Yosemite Valley On October 15, after completing a single pitch 5.7 route in the Church Bowl area called ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, Party Separated, Exposure, California, Mount Shasta
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED, PARTY SEPARATED, EXPOSURE California, Mount Shasta On November 4 Paul Scarborough (55) and his son Dean Scarborough (23) ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Weather, Exposure, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Longs Peak
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, WEATHER, EXPOSURE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Longs Peak On January 14 at 0900, Mark Swinnerton (34) and Danny Pyatt (34) passed by ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Boulder Canyon
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Boulder Canyon On February 9, Gary Wheeler (33) fell 15 meters and slid another 30 meters, landing at ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Colorado Longs Peak
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Colorado, Longs Peak On April 15, Randy Joseph (33) fell suddenly and without warning during a ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Ice, Ice Tools Pulled through Melting Ice, Inadequate Protection, Weather, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Chimney
FALL ON ICE, ICE TOOLS PULLED THROUGH MELTING ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, WEATHER Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Chimney On ...
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Accident Reports
1991