American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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536 Records

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1991
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, No Hard Hat, North Carolina, Moore's Wall
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, NO HARD HAT North Carolina, Moore’s Wall On June 9, 1990, as a party of four, ...
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1991
Weather, Hypothermia, AMS, Oregon, Mount Hood
WEATHER, HYPOTHERMIA, AMS Oregon, Mount Hood On June 9, Cassandra Kelley (38) was transported from the 3000 meter level on the south side ...
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1991
Falls, Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap N.R.A.
FALLS, FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap N.R.A. There continues to be more climbing and ...
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1991
Falls on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, Etc., Utah, Cottonwood Canyons
FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT, ETC. Utah, Cottonwood Canyons Four reports of climbing accidents were filed ...
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1991
Weather, Exposure, Exceeding Abilities, Washington, Mount Rainier
WEATHER, EXPOSURE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Washington, Mount Rainier During the week of March 19-23, 1989, a ten-person Special Forces Unit of the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Fatigue, Washington, Icicle Creek Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, FATIGUE Washington, Icicle Creek Canyon This accident occurred on April 15 while I was participating in ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Chock Pulled Out, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience, Washington, Icicle Creek Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, CHOCK PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Icicle Creek Canyon On April 15, I could not complete a ...
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1991
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Protection, Washington, Icicle Creek Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Washington, Icicle Creek Canyon The accident occurred on April 29, during the final ...
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1991
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, Washington, Index—Town Wall
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Washington, Index—Town Wall On May 5, after freeclimbing two-thirds of ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Inadequate Equipment and Instruction, Exceeding Abilities, Washington, Stevens Pass Ski Area
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND INSTRUCTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Washington, Stevens Pass Ski Area While practicing head-first glissade ...
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1991
Fall on Snow, Weather, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Equipment, Washington, Snoqualmie, Silver Peak
FALL ON SNOW, WEATHER, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Washington, Snoqualmie, Silver Peak On June 17, this accident occurred while a party ...
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1991
Hand-Hold and Rock Anchor Came Out, Fall/Slip, Off Route, Washington, Mount Thompson
HAND-HOLD AND ROCK ANCHOR CAME OUT, FALL/SLIP, OFF ROUTE Washington, Mount Thompson On July 22, five climbers left base camp ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Fall into Crevasse, Improper Clothing, No Hard Hat, Washington, Mount Baker
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FALL INTO CREVASSE, IMPROPER CLOTHING, NO HARD HAT Washington, Mount Baker On July 28, 1990, a party ...
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1991
Slip on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Failure to Follow Instruction, Washington, Mount Adams
SLIP ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTION Washington, Mount Adams On August 4, 1990, at 0500, a party of three was ...
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1991
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled, No Hard Hat, Washington, Snoqualmie Pass, The Tooth
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED, NO HARD HAT Washington, Snoqualmie Pass, The Tooth On August 11, Creth Edward Cupp (31) and Joanne ...
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1991
Slip on Ice, No Hard Hat, Washington, Mount Baker
SLIP ON ICE, NO HARD HAT Washington, Mount Baker While descending Mount baker around 2000 meters via Coleman-Deming Glacier on September 9, ...
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1991
Avalanche, Weather, Washington, Dragontail Peak
AVALANCHE, WEATHER Washington, Dragontail Peak Eric Simmonson (22) and his partner (22) left the parking lot at Colchuck Lake early on the ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Rappel Anchor Inadequate, No Belay, No Hard Hat, West Virginia, Cooper's Rock State Forest
RAPPEL ANCHOR INADEQUATE, NO RELAY, NO HARD HAT West Virginia, Cooper’s Rock State Forest On Saturday, July 21, 1990, Dan Audley (31), ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Falls on Rock, etc., Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALLS ON ROCK, ETC. Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park Three reports of climbing accidents—and several of hikers/ walkers ...
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Accident Reports
1991
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Wyoming, Grand Teton
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Grand Teton About 2400 on June 26, Stephen Stenger and Arthur Leech (34) left the Lupine ...
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Accident Reports
1991