American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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479 Records

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1992
Fall on Rock, Slack in Belay Line, Arizona, Pinnacle Peak, East Wall, Lizard Lip
FALL ON ROCK, SLACK IN BELAY LINE Arizona, Pinnacle Peak, East Wall, Lizard Lip On September 23, 1991, two climbers were on ...
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1992
Fall on Rock while Rappelling, Miscommunication, Arizona, Flagstaff, Takes a Thief
FALL ON ROCK WHILE RAPPELLING, MISCOMMUNICATION Arizona, Flagstaff, Takes a Thief On November 11, 1991, Tim Reid (31) was climbing with Rachel Perch (39) ...
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1992
Fall on Descent Trail, Weather, California, Yosemite Valley, North Dome Gully
FALL ON DESCENT TRAIL, WEATHER California, Yosemite Valley, North Dome Gully On May 13, 1991, after having completed an overnight climb of ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Inadequate Clothing - Assumption Regarding Weather - California, Yosemite Valley, El Captitan
INADEQUATE CLOTHING—ASSUMPTION REGARDING WEATHER California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan Vinante Donato (33), Sergio Valentini (33), and Walter del Fre (33)—all from ...
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1992
Falling Rock, Poor Position, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 15, 1991, at 2030, I interviewed Karin Olson’s (23) climbing partner, Leo ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Fatigue—Food Supply Fell from Ledge, California, Yosemite Valley, Washington's Column
FALL ON ROCK, FATIGUE—FOOD SUPPLY FELL FROM LEDGE California, Yosemite Valley, Washington’s Column On May 16, 1991, Ranger Kelly McCloskey ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Falling/Loose Rock, Unroped, California, Clyde Minaret
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING/LOOSE ROCK, UNROPED California, Clyde Minaret On June 22, 1991, Bruce Parker (45) and Kathy Moore set out to ...
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1992
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience, California, Yosemite National Park, Lembert Dome
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite National Park, Lembert Dome On June 30, 1991, at 1230, Mary Swartz (25) came to the Toulumne Meadows ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Thunder Bolt Peak
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Thunder Rolt Peak On July 8, 1991, Kent Jameson (32) fell from a ledge on Thunder Bolt ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Exposure, Weather, Inadequate Clothing, California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON ROCK, EXPOSURE, WEATHER, INADEQUATE CLOTHING California, Mount Whitney On September 6, 1991, Reeves Magi (40ish) and Douglas Siegfried (35ish) were ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, California, Yosemite National Park
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT California, Yosemite National Park On September 7, 1991, John Medlock (28) was lead climbing the Nutcracker route ...
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1992
Stranded, Weather, Hypothermia, Inadequate Equipment, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
STRANDED, WEATHER, HYPOTHERMIA, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On September 27, 1991, four climbers were rescued from two different routes ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Improper Rappel Anchor Replacement, Inexperience, California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches—Devil's Bathtub
FALL ON ROCK, IMPROPER RAPPEL ANCHOR REPLACEMENT, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches—Devil’s Bathtub On October 16, 1991, James Murphy (25) ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Various Falls on Rock, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK California, Joshua Tree National Monument Of the 20 reports sent in from this location, six could be ...
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1992
Fall on Snow, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Possible Avalanche, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Park
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, POSSIBLE AVALANCHE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On April 20, 1991, ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Organ Pipes
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Organ Pipes On April 28, 1991, Charles Sharp (34) took a 15 foot ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Cut Rope with Knife—Panic, Inadequate Experience, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, North's Cliffs
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, CUT ROPE WITH KNIFE- PANIC, INADEQUATE EXPERIENCE Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, North’s Cliffs ...
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1992
Fingers in Jumar Ascender, Failure to Follow Instructions, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Eagle Cliff Mountain
FINGERS IN JUMAR ASCENDER, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Eagle Cliff Mountain On June 10, 1991, while participating ...
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1992
Fall on Artificial Rock Wall, Handhold and Foothold Broke off at the Same Time, Colorado, Denver
FALL ON ARTIFICIAL ROCK WALL, HANDHOLD AND FOOTHOLD RROKE OFF AT THE SAME TIME Colorado, Denver On June 11, 1991, I came ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities , Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Petit Grepon
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Petit Grepon On July 6, 1991, at 1200, Mike Dobry (24) took a lead ...
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1992
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment—No Ice Axe, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—NO ICE AX Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On July 14, 1991, at 1530, Mark Horton (30) ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Capital Peak
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Capital Peak On July 27, 1991, Griff Smith (42) took a leader fall while ...
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1992
Fall on Snow, Placed No Protection/Belay, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON SNOW, PLACED NO PROTECTION/BELAY, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On August 2, 1991, at 0630, Judy ...
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1992
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Failure to Self-Arrest, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Chaos Canyon
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, FAILURE TO SELF-ARREST Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Chaos Canyon On August 16, 1991, Wolfgang Schoch and ...
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1992
Lightning, Poor Position, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
LIGHTNING, POOR POSITION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On August 24, 1991, at 1500, Tim Finnegan was struck by lightning while ...
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1992
Avalanche, Climbing Alone, Late Start, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Tyndall Glacier
AVALANCHE, CLIMBING ALONE, LATE START Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Tyndall Glacier On November 9, 1991, at 1400, Dan Hepburn (26) triggered an avalanche ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Old Piton Broke, Maryland, Delaware Water Gap NRA, Mount Tammany
FALL ON ROCK, OLD PITON BROKE Maryland, Delaware Water Gap NRA, Mount Tammany On August 11, 1991, Mike Morlock (16) and Rick Lago (24) ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Supervision and Instruction, Poor Judgment, Improper Procedure, Alcohol Consumption, Michigan, Oak Park, Grand Ledge
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE SUPERVISION AND INSTRUCTION, POOR JUDGMENT, IMPROPER PROCEDURE, ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION Michigan, Oak Park, Grand Ledge ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Minnesota, Taylor's Falls
FALL ON ROCK Minnesota, Taylor’s Falls On Saturday, April 6, while waiting for a friend at a local area called ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Minnesota, Minnesota State Park
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Minnesota, Minnesota State Park On July 8, 1991, Nancy Czech (38) fell about 45 feet from a moderate ...
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1992
Fall on Ice, Weather, New Hampshire, Mount Adams
FALL ON ICE, WEATHER New Hampshire, Mount Adams High winds and ice-covered trails brought a January Presidential Range traverse to ...
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1992
Avalanche, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Odell Gully
AVALANCHE New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Odell Gully On February 25, 1991, a spindrift avalanche swept Thomas Smith (41) to his death. He and ...
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1992
Stranded, Inexperienced Non-Climbers, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Huntington Ravine
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCED NON-CLIMBERS New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Huntington Ravine On May 24, 1991, two male students from the University of New Hampshire (...
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Accident Reports
1992
Falling Rock, New Hampshire, North Conway, Cathedral Ledge
FALLING ROCK New Hampshire, North Conway, Cathedral Ledge At the end of May 1991, two climbers were standing on the ledge ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Falls on Rappel, Stranded, New Mexico
FALL ON ROCK, FALLS ON RAPPEL, STRANDED New Mexico Ten accidents were reported by the State Office of Search and ...
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1992
Various Falls on Rock, Protection Pulling Out, Inadequate Belays, New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLING OUT, INADEQUATE RELAYS New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks Twenty-three climbing accidents were reported in 1991, ...
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1992
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Utah, Rig Cottonwood Canyon Three accidents resulting in fractures were reported from this area, each ...
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1992
Slip or Fall on Snow, Party Separated, Washington, Mt. Rainier
SLIP OR FALL ON SNOW, PARTY SEPARATED Washington, Mount Rainier On January 2, 1991, a three person climbing party consisting of Mark ...
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Accident Reports
1992
Fall or Slip on Ice, Avalanche and/or Inadequate Belay, No Hard Hat, Washington, Dragontail Peak
FALL OR SLIP ON ICE, AVALANCHE AND/OR INADEQUATE RELAY, NO HARD HAT Washington, Dragontail Peak On January 27, 1991, two well ...
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1992
Fall or Slip on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Washington, Snoqualmie Mountain
FALL OR SLIP ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED Washington, Snoqualmie Mountain On April 14, 1991, a party of six Seattle Mountaineers assembled at 0720 ...
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Accident Reports
1992