American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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470 Records

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Slip on Ice, Inadequate Belay, Inattention, Fatigue, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Tahumming Glacier
SLIP ON ICE, INADEQUATE BELAY, INATTENTION, FATIGUE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Tahumming Glacier For Bob P. and Doug W., August 28, 1992, ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Rappel Sling Anchor Untied, Fall on Rock, Quebec, Mount Cesaire
RAPPEL SLING ANCHOR UNTIED, FALL ON ROCK Quebec, Mount Cesaire On July 2, 1992, a group of 15 from the Monteregie Youth Center ...
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1993
Stranded, Exceeding Abilities, Lost, Damaged and Inadequate Equipment, Yukon Territory, Mount Logan
STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, LOST, DAMAGED AND INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Yukon Territory, Mount Logan At 1530 on May 21, 1992, the Kluane National Park Warden ...
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1993
Fall Into Crevasse, Yukon Territory, St. Elias Mountains
FALL INTO CREVASSE Yukon Territory, St. Elias Mountains On June 13, 1992, a group of five climbers and two guides were ascending ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Avalanche, Fall on Snow and Ice, Pueblo, El Pico de Orizaba
AVALANCHE, FALL ON SNOW AND ICE Puebla, El Pico de Orizaba On November 16, 1992, a group of eight climbers began the ...
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1993
HAPE, Frostbite, Inadequate Equuipment, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley
HAPE, FROSTBITE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 24, 1992, Daryl Hinman (44), Tom Roseman (42) and Bob Rockwell (56)— members of the ...
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1993
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 10, 1992, at 1710, the “West Buttheads” expedition, Timothy Hagan (39) and Paul Kogelmann (33) ...
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1993
Stranded, Fatigue, Party Separated, Inadequate Equipment, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley
STRANDED, FATIGUE, PARTY SEPARATED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley “Expedition McKinley” a group from France, spent the night of ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Fall Into Crevasse, Unroped, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL INTO CREVASSE, UNROPED Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 11, 1992, Dave Fulton (31) and Robert Bums were descending from a carry to ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Exposure, Frostbite, Fatigue, Weather, Loss of Tent Containing Food, Fuel, Clothing, Equipment, Alaska, Mount McKinley
EXPOSURE, FROSTBITE, FATIGUE, WEATHER, LOSS OF TENT CONTAINING FOOD, FUEL, CLOTHING, EQUIPMENT Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 22, 1992, the three member ...
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1993
Snowbridge Collapse, Inadequate Eqipment, Probe Pole, Alaska, Mount McKinley
SNOWBRIDGE COLLAPSE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, PROBE POLE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 17, about 1600, a snowbridge over a crevasse collapsed while three ...
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1993
Fall on Snow, Descending Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, DESCENDING UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alaska, Mount McKinley At approximately mid day on May 20, 1992, Soo Yang Yung (29), Sung ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Snow Lip/Bridge Collapse—Fall Into Crevasse, Inadequate Belay, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley
SNOW LIP/BRIDGE COLLAPSE—FALL INTO CREVASSE, INADEQUATE BELAY, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 4, 1992, Mugs Stump (41)—a guide for ...
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1993
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Belay, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE BELAY, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 17, 1992, the Canadian “GT-92” expedition departed from the Southeast Fork ...
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1993
Avalanche, Weather, Alaska, Mount Foraker
AVALANCHE, WEATHER Alaska, Mount Foraker On June 14, 1992, Tom Walter (34), Ritt Kellogg (28), and Colby Coombs (25) skied from the Southeast Fork of ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Fall on Snow, Ski Mountaineering, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Equipment, Binding Adjustment, Alaska, Chugach Mountains
FALL ON SNOW, SKI MOUNTAINEERING, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, BINDING ADJUSTMENT Alaska, Chugach Mountains From June 28 to July 5, 1992, I (Todd ...
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1993
Avalanche, Party Separated—No Rescue Attempt, Alaska, Flattop Mountain
AVALANCHE, PARTY SEPARATED—NO RESCUE ATTEMPT Alaska, Flattop Mountain In October of 1992, four Anchorage climbers were ascending a gully on ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Fall on Rock, Foothold Broke Off, Climbing Unroped, Arizona, Cochise, Stronghold, Rockfellow Dome
FALL ON ROCK, FOOTHOLD BROKE OFF, CLIMBING UNROPED Arizona, Cochise Stronghold, Rockfellow Dome On November 26, 1992, my friends and I (45) were ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Joshua Tree National Monument On January 31, 1992, at 1450, Laurie Lauer (32) fell near the top ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Joshua Tree National Monument On February 1, 1992, Michael Gardiner (31) fell while leading the Hobbit ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Off Route, Unplanned Bivouac, Misunderstanding of Rating System, Inadequate Equipment, Arizona, Canyon Spring Wall, De Grazia
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE, UNPLANNED BIVOUAC, MISUNDERSTANDING OF RATING SYSTEM, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Arizona, Canyon Spring Wall, De Grazia The ...
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1993
Stranded, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley, Swan Slab
STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley, Swan Slab On April 27, 1992, at 1430, Karen Hoeppner telephoned NPS dispatch and reported ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Ascenders Detached from Rope, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, ASCENDERS DETACHED FROM ROPE California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 12, 1992, John McDonald (31) was cleaning an aid ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 16, 1992, while climbing the second pitch of “The ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Fall on Rock, Fatigue, Loss of Concentration, California, Yosemite Valley, Cathedral Spires
FALL ON ROCK, FATIGUE, LOSS OF CONCENTRATION California, Yosemite Valley, Cathedral Spires On the evening of May 27, 1992, the park received ...
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1993
Fall on Rock—Rock Foothold Broke Off, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, California, Joshua Tree National Monument
FALL ON ROCK—ROCK FOOTHOLD BROKE OFF, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT California, Joshua Tree National Monument On June 7, 1992, ...
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1993
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment and Clothing, Weather, California, Yosemite National Park, Stately Pleasure Dome
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING, WEATHER California, Yosemite National Park, Stately Pleasure Dome On June 24, 1992, Anne Tuite (21) and Sean Costello (29) ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, California, Tahquitz Rock, Consolation
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT California, Tahquitz Rock, Consolation On July 4, 1992, I was about 25 feet into the third pitch ...
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1993
Falling Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, Leaning Tower
FALLING ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, Leaning Tower On July 5, 1992, I spoke with Brad Young (32) at the Yosemite Medical Clinic about ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Inadequate Belay, Exceeding Abilities, California, Yosemite Valley, Bishops Terrace
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INADEQUATE RELAY, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Yosemite Valley, Bishops Terrace Keith Kramer (22) was planning on climbing ...
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1993
Stranded, Inadequate Clothing, Weather, California, Yosemite National Park, Stately Pleasure Dome
STRANDED, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, WEATHER California, Yosemite National Park, Stately Pleasure Dome On July 14, 1992, Gary Damsley (23) and Allyson Pendleton (29) became stranded ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, No Spotter, California, Yosemite Valley, Swan Slab
FALL ON ROCK, NO SPOTTER California, Yosemite Valley, Swan Slab On July 23, 1992, Michael Poulin fell about eight feet to the ...
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1993
Fall to Ground on Rappel, Inadequate Belay, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite National Park, Puppy Dome
FALL TO GROUND ON RAPPEL, INADEQUATE BELAY, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite National Park, Puppy Dome On July 24, 1992, Mike James (22) ...
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1993
Fall on Ice, Placed No Protection, Exceeding Abilities, California, Dana Glacier
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Dana Glacier On July 26, 1992, at 1515 Ranger Dave Page received a report ...
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1993
Protection Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Off Route, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, OFF ROUTE California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On August 6, 1992, Jamie Serrano (25) and ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, Nutcracker
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, Nutcracker On September 20, 1992, Margaret Cashman was leading the sixth pitch of the Nutcracker route ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome On September 17, 1992, a report of an injured climber, Rolf Schempp (25), ...
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1993
Fall on Rappel—Lost Control and Descended Too Rapidly, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON RAPPEL—LOST CONTROL AND DESCENDED TOO RAPIDLY California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On September 17, 1992, Robert Moore (42) was rappelling ...
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1993
Falling Rock, California, Yosemite National Park, Mount Dana
FALLING ROCK California, Yosemite National Park, Mount Dana On September 27, 1992, John Hart (44) was belaying David Sanger (43) one pitch above the ...
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1993
Protection Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On October 12, 1992, at 0730, Doug Chabot (28) was leading the 26th ...
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1993
Protection Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, Inadequate Self-Belay (Slack in Rope), California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE SELF BELAY (SLACK IN ROPE) California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On Tuesday, October 13, 1992, ...
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1993
Avalanche, Euphoria From Good Weather and Perfect Backcountry Skiing, Not Heeding Indications of Instability, Party Separated, Colorado, San Juan Mountains
AVALANCHE, EUPHORIA FROM GOOD WEATHER AND PERFECT BACKCOUNTRY SKIING, NOT HEEDING INDICATIONS OF INSTABILITY, PARTY SEPARATED Colorado, San Juan Mountains ...
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1993
Stranded, Poor Communications, Inexperience, Weather, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Twin Owls
STRANDED, POOR COMMUNICATIONS, INEXPERIENCE, WEATHER Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Twin Owls On June 9, 1992, at 1000, Brandon Latham (20) and Tom Anderson (19) ...
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1993
Avalanche, Loss of Control—Glissading, Poor Route Finding, Colorado, San Juan Mountains, Lookout Peak
AVALANCHE, LOSS OF CONTROI—GLISSADING, POOR ROUTE FINDING Colorado, San Juan Mountains, Lookout Peak I was mountain climbing with my ...
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1993
Lightning, Late Start, Inexperience, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Peak
LIGHTNING, LATE START, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Peak On June 28, 1992, at 2100, Glenn R. McDonald (31) was struck and ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Mount Meeker
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Mount Meeker On July 29, 1992, Mrs. Melinda ...
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1993
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Belay—Climbing Unroped, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE BELAY—CLIMBING UNROPED Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On August 9, 1992, at 0900, Andy Griffiths (36) was ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Little Matterhorn
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Little Matterhorn On August 16, 1992, at 1000, Jon M. Hofstra (23) ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Icy Rock, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, ICY ROCK Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On September 19, 1992, at 0830, Lathe Strang (30) ...
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1993
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge On September 2, 1992, at 1615, Nan Derkiss (30) and John Quackenbush ...
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Accident Reports
1993