American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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497 Records

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Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Belay, No Hard Hat, Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon Overlook
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE BELAY, NO HARD HAT Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon Overlook On May 22, 1993, on a ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Slingshot Belay Anchor Failure, Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, Arizona, Superstition Mountains, Bark Canyon
SLINGSHOT BELAY ANCHOR FAILURE, FALL ON ROCK FALLING ROCK Arizona, Superstition Mountains, Bark Canyon On November 11, 1993, a small group went ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Climber Fell on Belayer, California, Joshua Tree National Monument, Bridge of Sighs
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, CLIMBER FELL ON BELAYER California, Joshua Tree National Monument, Bridge of Sighs On February 5, 1993,1 ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Poor Position, "Attitude," California, Joshua Tree National Monument, Feudal Wall
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, POOR POSITION, “ATTITUDE” California, Joshua Tree National Monument, Feudal Wall On March 12,1993, a male climber (...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, California, Joshua Tree National Monument, Echo Cave
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED California, Joshua Tree National Monument, Echo Cove On May 1, 1993, at 1413,1 was notified of a climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Snow, Ski Mountaineering, Exceeding Abilities, Weather, Equipment, California, Lake Tahoe
FALL ON SNOW, SKI MOUNTAINEERING, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, WEATHER, EQUIPMENT California, Lake Tahoe On March 28, 1993, at 0930, Peter Purgalis (54) fractured his left ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On April 11, 1993, around 1100, Mike Fischesser (40ish) and Joe Lackey were ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Weather—Probably, California, Yosemite Valley, Sentinel Rock
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, WEATHER— PROBABLY California, Yosemite Valley, Sentinel Rock On May 29, 1993, the body of Derek ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Mild Hypothermia, Dehydration, Inadequate Equipment and Water, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
MILD HYPOTHERMIA, DEHYDRATION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND WATER California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 31, 1993, at 1620, SAR site member Eric Rasmussen, ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Loose Rock, Weather, Party Separated, California, Yosemite Valley, Sentinel Rock
FALL ON LOOSE ROCK, WEATHER, PARTY SEPARATED California, Yosemite Valley, Sentinel Rock On May 31, 1993, at 1630, John McMillan reported his climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Protection Pulled Out, Trying to Look Good, California, Donner Summit, Nova Express
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, TRYING TO LOOK GOOD California, Donner Summit, Nova Express On June 16, 1993, ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Rope Stuck on Rappel, Stranded, California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches
ROPE STUCK ON RAPPEL, STRANDED California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches On June 16, 1993, around 1630, Erika Heine (19) and Tracy Walker (29) stuck their ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Knee Dislocated, California, Yosemite National Park, Doff Dome
ROPE STUCK ON RAPPEL, STRANDED California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches On June 16, 1993, around 1630, Erika Heine (19) and Tracy Walker (29) stuck their ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Protection Came Off, Shoulder Dislocation, California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome
PROTECTION CAME OFF, SHOULDER DISLOCATION California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome On September 9, 1993, at 1700, I was dispatched to the SAR cache ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Protection Probably Pulled, California, Yosemite Valley, Higher Cathedral Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PROBABLY PULLED California, Yosemite Valley, Higher Cathedral Rock On September 29,1993, about 1100, Rui Ferreira walked into the ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Tripped on Rope, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Apron
FALL ON ROCK, TRIPPED ON ROPE, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Apron On September 26, 1993, at 1350 Gleed Toombes (41) ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Dehydration, Inadequate Fluids, Misperception, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
DEHYDRATION, INADEQUATE FLUIDS, MISPERCEPTION California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On October 22,1993, at 1215 cries for help were reported from high on ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falling Ice, Weather—Unstable Conditions, Poor Belay Position, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park
FALLING ICE, WEATHER—UNSTABLE CONDITIONS, POOR BELAY POSITION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park On January 1,1993, Henry Browning (35) and David Pyatt (34) ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On February 3, 1993, at 1200, Carl ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Stranded, Rappel Rope Jammed, Weather, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Peak
STRANDED, RAPPEL ROPE JAMMED, WEATHER, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Peak On July 3, 1993, Tor Anderson (20) and Brandon ...
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1994
"Unfounded," Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
“UNFOUNDED” Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On July 7,1993, at 2152, HAM radio operator Scott Kimball contacted Rocky Mountain National ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falling Rock, Poor Position, Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Range, Crestone Needle
FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION Colorado, Sangre de Cristo Range, Crestone Needle On August 22, 1993, a 38 year old man was struck by ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Stranded, Unable to Find Route, Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Exhaustion, Hypothermia, Etc., Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
STRANDED, UNABLE TO FIND ROUTE, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, EXHAUSTION, HYPOTHERMIA, ETC. Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On September 12, 1993, ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, No Experience, No Equipment, Connecticut, Ragged Mountain, Main Cliff
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, NO EXPERIENCE, NO EQUIPMENT Connecticut, Ragged Mountain, Main Cliff On November 6, 1993, two friends decided to ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falling Rock, Idaho, Rocky Canyon
FALLING ROCK Idaho, Rocky Canyon On Sunday, April 25, I was involved in a rock climbing accident in Rocky Canyon and ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock While Being Lowered, Inadequate Rope Length, No Hard Hat, Misperception, Idaho, City of Rocks
FALL ON ROCK WHILE BEING LOWERED, INADEQUATE ROPE LENGTH, NO HARD HAT, MISPERCEPTION Idaho, City of Rocks The following excerpts ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Pitons Pulled Out, Illinois, Mississippi Palisades State Park
FALL ON ROCK, PITONS PULLED OUT Illinois, Mississippi Palisades State Park On August 29, 1993, Ted Rogers (25) fell 30 feet from a climb ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Illinois, Mississippi Palisades State Park
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Illinois, Mississippi Palisades State Park On October 3,1993, a man (mid-20s) fell 25 feet while freesoloing ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Stranded, No Hard Hat, Etc., New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledges and Cannon Cliffs
FALLS ON ROCK, STRANDED, NO HARD HAT, ETC New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledges and Cannon Cliffs (The following excerpt from George ...
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1994
Various Falls on Rock, Protection Problems, New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PRORLEMS New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks Eighteen accidents were reported in 1993, nine of which resulted ...
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1994
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain State Park
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION North Carolina, Crowders Mountain State Park On May 23,1993, Dan Plaisted (31) was standing on the cliff, ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain State Park
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION North Carolina, Crowders Mountain State Park On August 30,1993, Jeff Rosenkrans (17) fell 80 feet when the anchor ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Improper Decision—Failing to Turn Back, Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Failure to Follow Route, Oregon, Mount Hood
IMPROPER DECISION—FAILING TO TURN BACK, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE Oregon, Mount Hood On May 1, 1993, Robert McQueen (38), ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Loss of Control—Glissade, Crampon Caught on Ice, Oregon, Mount Hood
LOSS OF CONTROL—GLISSADE, CRAMPON CAUGHT ON ICE Oregon, Mount Hood On May 23, 2993, Jason Bacon (22) said that he was sliding ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Loss of Control—Glissade, No Ice Axe, Inexperience, Oregon, Mount Hood
LOSS OF CONTROL—GLISSADE, NO ICE AXE, INEXPERIENCE Oregon, Mount Hood On June 9,1993, Gary Whalen told me that he and ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Ice, Unable to Self-Arrest, Oregon, North Sister, Thayer Glacier
FALL ON ICE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Oregon, North Sister, Thayer Glacier On August 14,1993, Erinn Broszman (22) slid 400 feet down the side ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Stranded, Oregon, Mount Jefferson
STRANDED Oregon, Mount Jefferson On September 17, 1993, William Reeves (47), an experienced hiker, was on a four-day trip around the summit of ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falls on Rock, Rappelled Off End of Rope, Pennsylvania, Ralph Stover State Park
FALLS ON ROCK, RAPPELLED OFF END OF ROPE Pennsylvania, Ralph Stover State Park There were three climbing accident reports from ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falls on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Utah, Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons
FALLS ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Utah, Rig and Little Cottonwood Canyons The three “official” accident reports from Special Operations Director ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Stranded, Hair Caught in Rappel Device, Exceeding Abilities, Etc., Vermont, Smuggler's Notch
STRANDED, HAIR CAUGHT IN RAPPEL DEVICE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, ETC. Vermont, Smuggler’s Notch On September 11, 1993, at 1400, Stowe Hazardous Terrain was ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Exposure, Inadequate Equipment and Physical Conditioning, Weather, Inexperience, Washington, Mount Rainier
EXPOSURE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND PHYSICAL CONDITIONING, WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Rainier On March 8, 1993, at 0920, RMI senior guide George Dunn radioed ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Weather, No Spotter and No Hard Hat, Washington, Icicle River Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, WEATHER, NO SPOTTER AND NO HARD HAT Washington, Icicle River Canyon On April 17, 1993, the Everett Mountaineers were ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falling Rock, Poor Position, Washington, North Twin Sister
FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION Washington, North Twin Sister On June 6, 1993, a group of five Bellingham Mountaineers were ascending the South ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall Into Crevasse, Uncontrolled Glissade, Descending Unroped, Washington, Olympic National Park, Mount Olympus
FALL INTO CREVASSE, UNCONTROLLED GLISSADE, DESCENDING UNROPED Washington, Olympic National Park, Mount Olympus On June 16, 1993, Mason Flint, David Whiting and ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Frostbite, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALLING ROCK Washington, Icicle River Canyon, Snow Lakes On July 31, 1993, Rolf Sonnerup (28) was climbing on a popular rock face across ...
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1994
Falling Rock, Washington, Icicle River Canyon, Snow Lakes
FALLING ROCK Washington, Icicle River Canyon, Snow Lakes On July 31, 1993, Rolf Sonnerup (28) was climbing on a popular rock face across ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falling Rock/Piton Pulled Out, Placed Inadequate Protection, Fall on Rock
On October 9,1993, Joel Blumhagen (43) and Darby Roach were climbing the standard route on Chair Peak. At 1245 Blumhagen clipped into an ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Falls on Rock, Belayer Dropped Leader, Rappelled off End of Rope, Foot and Leg Stuck Between Rocks, West Virginia, New River Gorge and Cooper's Rock
FALLS ON ROCK, BELAYER DROPPED LEADER, RAPPELLED OFF END OF ROPE, FOOT AND LEG STUCK BETWEEN ROCKS West Virginia, New ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Rock Broke Loose, Fall on Rock, Ice Tools and Pitons Pulled Out, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
ROCK BROKE LOOSE, FALL ON ROCK, ICE TOOLS AND PITONS PULLED OUT Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton On ...
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Accident Reports
1994
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Off-Route, Unroped, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Moran
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, OFF-ROUTE, UNROPED Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Moran Beset by bad weather and injury, ...
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Accident Reports
1994