American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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536 Records

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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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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
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Inadequate Instruction and Supervision, Poor Position, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Andrews Glacier
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INADEQUATE INSTRUCTION AND SUPERVISION, POOR POSITION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Andrews Glacier On June 14 ...
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1991
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Notchtop
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Notchtop On July 6 at 1600, Ulrich Moderl (22) of Austria took a 15 ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Poor Position, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
FALL ON ROCK, POOR POSITION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park On August 23 at noon, Marcus Hall (30) took a ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Failed to Follow Directions, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, FAILED TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On August 26 ...
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1991
Stranded, Darkness, Falled to Follow Directions, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
STRANDED, DARKNESS, FAILED TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On August 26 at 2200, members of Rocky Mountain ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Weather, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Sundance Buttress
FALL ON ROCK, WEATHER, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Sundance Buttress On September 6, Richard ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Stranded, Weather, Route Finding Problem, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
STRANDED, WEATHER, ROUTE FINDING PROBLEM Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On September 15, Jim Mauch (33) and Cathy Casey (34) set ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Stranded, Darkness, Inadequate Equipment, Failure to Learn Descent Route, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Taylor Peak
STRANDED, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, FAILURE TO LEARN DESCENT ROUTE Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Taylor Peak On December 12, Markin Fevughack (25) ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Idaho, City of Rocks
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Idaho, City of Rocks On June 25, Tim Herron (early 30s) fell about five meters ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Snow, Climbing Alone, Loss of Ski Pole Baskets—Then Ski Poles, Starvation, Idaho, Mount Borah
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE, LOSS OF SKI POLE BASKETS— THEN SKI POLES, STARVATION Idaho, Mount Borah In early September, ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Lightning, Maine, Mount Katahdin, Baxter State Park
LIGHTNING Maine, Mount Katahdin, Baxter State Park On August 27, 1990, David Passalacqua (13) was struck and killed by lightning while hiking the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Ice, Poor Position, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, New Hampshire, Meadows Cliffs—Rumney
FALL ON ICE, POOR POSITION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE New Hampshire, Meadows Cliffs—Rumney On January 27, 1990, Mark Jacobson (23) and Zvi Cohen (22) ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Avalanche, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Tuckerman Ravine
AVALANCHE New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Tuckerman Ravine On March 30, 1990, the Mount Washington area received about 20 cm of new snow, with ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledges
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledges On May 9, two climbers were going up Standard on Cathedral ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Falling Rock, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff
FALLING ROCK New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff In May, a climber was injured by rockfall on the upper part of Union ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Protection Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledges
PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledges On July 31 a leader was having trouble getting into the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Equipment Failure, New Mexico
FALL ON ROCK, EQUIPMENT FAILURE New Mexico Recently, an REI customer had an accident while rock climbing in which a ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Nut Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, New Mexico, Sandia Mountains
FALL ON ROCK, NUT PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT New Mexico, Sandia Mountains On September 16, Jim Ladd (40) and John Wright (39 ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Failed to Follow Route, Exceeding Abilities, Placed Inadequate Protection, Protection Pulled Out, New Mexico, Sandia Mountains, Muralla Grande
FALL ON ROCK, FAILED TO FOLLOW ROUTE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, PROTECTION PULLED OUT New Mexico, Sandia Mountains, Muralla ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Various Falls on Rock, Mostly No or Inadequate Protection, New York, Shawangunks
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, MOSTLY NO OR INADEQUATE PROTECTION New York, Shawangunks In 1990, there were 20 climbing accidents, one of which ...
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Accident Reports
1991