American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Title Publication Year
Leigh Ortenburger, 1929-1991
LEIGH N. ORTENBURGER 1929-1991 On October 19, 1991, Leigh N. Ortenburger, who had survived over 40 years of active mountaineering in the world’...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Daniel Reid, 1941-1991
DANIEL A. REID 1941-1991 On September 10, 1991, Dan Reid, M.D., an A AC member since 1971, and his wife Barbara were ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Lewis Clark, 1900-1991
LEWIS FROTHINGHAM CLARK 1900-1991 Lewis Frothingham Clark was born in Boston on October 29, 1900 and died on March 8, 1991 at the age ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Lydia Hall, 1899-1991
LYDIA LYMAN HALL 1899-1991 Two years ago, when she became so terribly ill, although she knew exactly what was going ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Frances Mullen, 1902-1991
FRANCES ANDREWS MULLEN 1902-1991 Frances Mullen died on April 14 in Sherman Oaks, California of Alzheimer’s disease. She had been ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Charles, Wilts, 1920-1991
CHARLES HAROLD WILTS 1920-1991 Charles (Chuck) Harold Wilts, a 26-year member of the American Alpine Club, died of a heart ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Kent Jameson, 1958-1991
KENT ALAN JAMESON 1958-1991 Kent Alan Jameson of Oxnard, California, was killed on July 7 in a rappelling accident while descending ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Hazel Jackson, 1894-1994
HAZEL BRILL JACKSON 1894-1991 Hazel Brill Jackson died on May 22, 1991 at her home in Newburgh, New York at the age ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Frederick Wing, 1915-1991
FREDERICK C. WING 1915-1991 Fred Wing was bom in Brooklyn and reared in Montclair, New Jersey. He graduated from Oberlin ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Harriet Parsons, 1901-1991
HARRIET TRUMBULL PARSONS 1901-1991 Harriet Trumbull Parsons died on May 11 in Pacific Grove, California. She was born on October 26, 1901 in ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
Robert Duschinsky, 1900-1991
ROBERT DUSCHINSKY 1900-1991 Robert Duschinsky was bom in Vienna on October 25, 1900. He studied chemistry at the University of Vienna. He ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1992
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. The year 1991 was a busy and productive one for the Section. Alpinfilm ’91, a festival ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1992
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. After six years of planning and construction, Silcox Hut on Mount Hood’s upper slope ...
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Club Activities
1992
A.A.C., Southern California Section
A.A.C., Southern California Section.Section members gathered in July for a meeting at the Malibu branch of the ...
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Club Activities
1992
The Alpine Club of Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada. The major highlights of 1991 in the facilities area were the renovation and re-opening of Fay ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1992
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. The club conducted two basic schools for beginning rock climbers and a lead school for advanced climbers. ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1992
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. Our club has concluded another safe, productive year. While others waited for the winter snows to melt ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1992
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. With another active year, club membership has grown to 5100. Members live in 38 states, and over 4,750 people participated in ...
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Club Activities
1992
Idaho Alpine Club
Idaho Alpine Club. The club became increasingly active during 1991 in climbing access issues. Friends of City of Rocks, which is ...
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Club Activities
1992
The Mozamas
The Mazamas: Following is our report for the fiscal year starting October 1, 1990: The Banquet Committee staged the 98th Annual Mazama ...
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Club Activities
1992
Memphis Mountaineers
Memphis Mountaineers. Despite the lack of local climbing resources, the Memphis Mountaineers enjoyed a productive year. The 1991 membership of 51 included 33 ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1992
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. In 1991, we saw our membership top the 12,000 mark! Our Basic and Intermediate Climbing Courses were as popular as ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1992
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Forty-Fifth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the forty-fifth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the fourteenth that has been done jointly by ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1992
Cornice Collapse, Unroped, Inattention, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Saddle Mountain
CORNICE COLLAPSE, UNROPED, INATTENTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Saddle Mountain On January 29, 1991, about 1500, Jacques and France had just completed a ski ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Waterfall Ice, Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Haste, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle, Professors Gully
FALL ON WATERFALL ICE, UNROPED, EXCEEDING ARILITIES, HASTE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle, Professors Gully A group of experienced climbers ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Rock, Protection Failure, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rock Mountains, Banff Area, Sunshine Slabs
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION FAILURE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Banff Area, Sunshine Slabs Sunshine Slabs is a short practice ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Stranded, Exceeding Abilities, Bad Weather
STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, BAD WEATHER Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Front Range, Mount Abraham On June 9, 1991, D.M. and O.M. began ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain, Bankhead Buttress A group of six soldiers were ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection (Leader), Inadequate Protection (Belayer), Exceeding Abilities, Off Route, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Canmore Area, East End of Rundle
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION (LEADER), INADEQUATE PROTECTION (RELAYER), EXCEEDING ABILITIES, OFF ROUTE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Canmore Area, ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Slip on Snow, Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Niblock
SLIP ON SNOW, UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Niblock A party of four were making ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain, Gooseberry Route
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain, Gooseberry Route Two climbers reached the small ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise Area, Castle Crags
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise Area, Castle Crags Clarence and ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Off Route, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Edith Cavell
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED, OFF ROUTE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mouth Edith Cavell On August 11, 1991, after summitting the east ridge of ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Snow and Rock, Roped but not Belayed, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Collier
FALL ON SNOW AND ROCK, ROPED RUT NOT RELAYED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Collier On August 18, 1991, a party of four ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall into Crevasse, Improperly Placed Belay Anchor, Poor Position, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria
FALL INTO CREVASSE, IMPROPERLY PLACED RELAY ANCHOR, POOR POSITION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria On August 19, 1991, David B., Ian F., ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1992
Handhold Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection (Chock Pulled), Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise Area, Back of the Lake Crag
HANDHOLD PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION (CHOCK PULLED) Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise Area, Rack of the Lake ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Rappel Anchor Failure, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Fay
RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Fay After completing an ascent of the north face of Mount Fay on ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Ice, Equipment Failure, Exceeding Abilities, Roped but not Belayed, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda
FALL ON ICE, EQUIPMENT FAILURE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, ROPED BUT NOT BELAYED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda On ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Snow, Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, The Lions
FALL ON SNOW, UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT British Columbia, Coast Mountains, The Lions Dan J. and Kris J. were descending crusty ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Cornice Collapse, Unroped, Inattention, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Saddle Mountain
CORNICE COLLAPSE, INATTENTION, UNROPED, CLIMBING ALONE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Asulkan Range, Mount Leda On April 10, an experienced mountaineer, Greg ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Lightning Strike, Weather, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Mount Sir Donald
LIGHTNING STRIKE, WEATHER British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Mount Sir Donald On August 7, 1991, a party of seven wardens were at the 3050 ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Slip on Rock, Fatigue, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Terminal Peak
SLIP ON ROCK, FATIGUE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Terminal Peak On October 7, 1991, the last day of a seven-day mountaineering course, ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Avalanche, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Hudson Bay Mountain
AVALANCHE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Hudson Bay Mountain During a training exercise around 1700 on November 27, 1991, a six-man Search and Rescue ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Avalanche, Alaska, Mount McKinley
AVALANCHE Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 25, 1991, Klass Wierenga (27), Frank De Vos (26), Frank Kleinbekman, and Matthijs Wiggers of the Dutch Mount ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fatigue, Exposure, Party Separated, Fall on Snow, AMS, Dehydration, Inadequate Clothing, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FATIGUE, EXPOSURE, PARTY SEPARATED, FALL ON SNOW, AMS, DEHYDRATION, INADEQUATE CLOTHING Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 14, 1991, four members of the ...
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Accident Reports
1992
HAPE, HACE, Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley
HAPE, HACE, FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 22, 1991, Korean Kim Hongbim (32), who was camped at Denali Pass at 18,200 feet on ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall on Ice, Poor Position, Placed No Protection, Alaska, Mount Foraker
FALL ON ICE, POOR POSITION, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alaska, Mount Foraker On June 8, 1991, while descending an icy couloir on approach ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Failure to Communicate, Illness, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FAILURE TO COMMUNICATE, ILLNESS Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 20, 1991, Larry Sorenson (51) experienced what he believed was a recurrence of acute ...
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Accident Reports
1992
AMS, Inability to Communicate, Alaska, Mount McKinley
AMS, INABILITY TO COMMUNICATE Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 21, 1991, Japanese climbers Hiroshi Sakurai (28) and Hiroshi Urayama (34) arrived at 15,500 feet on ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Exposure, Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Alaska, Mount McKinley
EXPOSURE, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alaska, Mount McKinley Late on July 3, 1991, Polish climber Krzysztof Wiecha (28) began climbing alone to the summit ...
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Accident Reports
1992