American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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470 Records

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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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Accident Reports
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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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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1993
Avalanche, Weather, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Flattop Mountain
AVALANCHE, WEATHER Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Flattop Mountain On November 1, 1992, Brad Farnan (30), Todd Martin (24) and two female climbers were ...
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1993
Inadequate Anchor, Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, Fatigue, Exceeding Abilities, Idaho, City of Rocks
INADEQUATE ANCHOR, FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, FATIGUE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Idaho, City of Rocks On March 25, 1992, Dan Maynes (24) and I (23) ...
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1993
Inadequate Belay, Fall on Rock, Lightning, Fear, Idaho, City of Rocks, Elephant Rock
INADEQUATE BELAY, FALL ON ROCK, LIGHTNING, FEAR Idaho, City of Rocks, Elephant Rock On June 20, 1992, Lew Peterson (34) and Mark Parent (35) ...
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1993
Inadequate Belay, Inattention, Fall on Rock, Idaho, City of Rocks, Rabbit Rock
INADEQUATE BELAY, INATTENTION, FALL ON ROCK Idaho, City of Rocks, Rabbit Rock On Friday, August 7, 1992, at 1300, Andrew (33) and Glenda Lainias (34) ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Caught Foot on Edge, Exceeding Abilities, Idaho, City of Rocks
FALL ON ROCK, CAUGHT FOOT ON EDGE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Idaho, City of Rocks On August 29, 1992, Tim Mooney (24) decided to “Pink ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Missouri, Kansas City, Cliff Drive
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Missouri, Kansas City, Cliff Drive Cliff Drive is a limestone crag ...
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1993
Falling Rock, Rock Dislodged By Partners, Montana, Beartooth Mountains
FALLING ROCK, ROCK DISLODGED BY PARTNERS Montana, Beartooth Mountains On September 2, 1992, Kimberly Paulson (22) was with seven other members of a ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Miscommunication, Nevada, Red Rocks, American Sportsman
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, MISCOMMUNICATION Nevada, Red Rocks, American Sportsman On January 25, 1992, Matt Spydell of Santa Barbara, California, reached ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Fall on Ice, Failure to Test Ice Tool Placement, Ice Tool Pulled Out, Inattention, New Hampshire, Crawford Notch, Hitchcock Gully
FALL ON ICE, FAILURE TO TEST ICE TOOL PLACEMENT, ICE TOOL PULLED OUT, INATTENTION New Hampshire, Crawford Notch, Hitchcock Gully ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Stranded—Rappel Ropes Frozen, Darkness, Inadequate Equipment, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge
STRANDED—RAPPEL ROPES FROZEN, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge On January 28, 1992, two ice climbers (early 20s) got to ...
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1993
Fall From Rappel, Possible Miscommunication, No Hard Hat, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge
FALL FROM RAPPEL, POSSIBLE MISCOMMUNICATION, NO HARD HAT New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge On February 1, 1992, John High (mid 30s) and his ...
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1993
Dislocated Knee—Fall on Rock, Miscommunication, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge
DISLOCATED KNEE—FALL ON ROCK, MISCOMMUNICATION New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge On July 3, 1992, Mark Chauvin was guiding on Standard and had ...
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1993
Fall on Wet Rock, No Hard Hat, New Hampshire, Whitehorse Ledge
FALL ON WET ROCK, NO HARD HAT New Hampshire, Whitehorse Ledge On August 2, 1992, Steve Wickham (32) was about 600 feet up on “...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge On October 4, I was climbing at Cathedral Ledge with a friend. ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Various Falls on Rock, Protection Problems, Pulling Belayers Off, New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PROBLEMS, PULLING RELAYERS OFF New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks Thirteen accidents were reported in 1992, six ...
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1993
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, Oregon, Mount Hood
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED Oregon, Mount Hood On February 29, Ralph Leach (40), Tom Morgan (53), and Lee Hepfer (49) successfully ascended the ...
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1993
Foothold Disintegrated, Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, Oregon, Mount Washington
FOOTHOLD DISINTEGRATED, FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT Oregon, Mount Washington August 16, 1992. The Chimney of Space route ...
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1993
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Equipment, Oregon, Mount Hood
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Oregon, Mount Hood On October 25, 1992, Terry Beggs (20) and Don Ming (20) started out to “...
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Accident Reports
1993
Falls on Snow, Falling Rocks, Oregon, Mount Hood
FALLS ON SNOW, FALLING ROCKS Oregon, Mount Hood Following on from the previous report, this summary is presented. Four other ...
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Accident Reports
1993
Exceeding Abilities, Ascending Too Slowly, Exposure, Hypothermia, Frostbite, Weather, Washington, Mount Rainier, Liberty Ridge
EXCEEDING ABILITIES, ASCENDING TOO SLOWLY, EXPOSURE, HYPOTHERMIA, FROSTBITE, WEATHER Washington, Mount Rainier, Liberty Ridge About 2000 on May 1, 1992, the park received ...
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Accident Reports
1993