American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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536 Records

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1991
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Inadequate Equipment, Wyoming, Tetons, Lower Saddle
LOSS ON CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Wyoming, Tetons, Lower Saddle On July 27, Shawn Callahan (31) lost control during a voluntary ...
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1991
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Party Separated, Probable Thought Process Impairment, Wyoming, Tetons, Grand Teton
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, PARTY SEPARATED, PROBABLE THOUGHT PROCESS IMPAIRMENT Wyoming, Tetons, Grand Teton On September 16 at 1100, Russ Soderlund (40) ...
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1991
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Wyoming, Fremont Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Wyoming, Fremont Canyon TW (36) and EO (37) planned a weekend (in August) of climbing in Fremont ...
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1991
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 29 2  1970 129 11 174 11 88 5 15 5  1971 110 17 138 29 76 11 31 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  1990 136 25 245 50 125 24 24 4  Totals 3871 564 6847 1223 3306 446 969 195 
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1991
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
Geographical Districts 1951-1989 1990   Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada   Alberta 241 73 534 20 3 40  British ...
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1991
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
TABLE III  1951-89 1959-89 1990 1990   USA CAN. USA CAN.  Terrain  Rock 2727 330 93 13  Snow 1744 262 38 8  Ice 130 56 6 4  River 12 3 0 0  Unknown 19 6 2 0  Ascent or Descent  Ascent 2433 341 80 13  Descent 1552 232 53 11  Unknown 237 45 3 1  ...
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1991