American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Macauley Letchfield Smith, 1905-1993
MACAULEY LETCHFIELD SMITH 1905-1993 Macauley Letchfield Smith was born in Louisville, Kentucky on March 10, 1905 and died on August 23, 1993. He graduated ...
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In Memoriam
1995
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. Now 342 members strong but addressing a much larger audience, the New York Section prides ...
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Club Activities
1995
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. The Oregon Section had a productive year with a variety of events. Numerous members of ...
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Club Activities
1995
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section. 1994 was a busy and eventful year for the Section. As new members join, our ...
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Club Activities
1995
A.A.C., Southern California Section
A.A.C. Southern California Section. The Section was active during the year on two fronts in terms of access ...
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Club Activities
1995
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. Our club celebrated its 30th anniversary in 1994. A special outing was held at Tom’s Thumb in ...
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Club Activities
1995
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. The D.M.C., with its unique history and long tradition of supporting rock climbing and mountaineering ...
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Club Activities
1995
Harvard Mountaineering Club
Harvard Mountaineering Club. The H.M.C. celebrated its 70th anniversary in 1994, which was an eventful year for the club. ...
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Club Activities
1995
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. Another active year, 1994 saw 4056 individuals participating in the club’s instructional courses and climbing outings. Many of the ...
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Club Activities
1995
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee, chaired by Doug Wilson, scheduled 292 climbs in the summer season and 16 winter climbs. The climbing ...
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Club Activities
1995
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers, with nearly 15,000 members, is based in Seattle with branches in Bellingham, Everett, Olympia and Tacoma, Washington. ...
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Club Activities
1995
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Forty-Eighth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the forty-eighth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the seventeenth that has been done jointly between ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1995
Stranded, Hypothermia, Weather, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska
STRANDED, HYPOTHERMIA, WEATHER Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska Rob, Loree, and Bob started up the scree slopes of Yamnuska under ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Slip on Stick, Weather, Darkness, Fatigue, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Ishbel
SLIP ON STICK, WEATHER, DARKNESS, FATIGUE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Ishbel On June 18, 1994, O.M.(45) and C.C.(39) started off ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Rappel Failure—Incorrect Use of Equipment, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Heart Creek
RAPPEL FAILURE—INCORRECT USE OF EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Heart Creek On June 26, 1994, Alan C. was rock climbing at Heart ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Slip on Snow, Inattention, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Lawson
SLIP ON SNOW, INATTENTION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Lawson Elizabeth N. (45) and John D. climbed Mt. Lawson (2795 meters), ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Canmore Area, Stoneworks Crag
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Canmore Area, Stoneworks Crag At about 1730 on July 10, 1994, Ian ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Handhold Failure, Protection Pulled Out, Alberta Rocky Mountains, Grand Sentinel Pinnacle
FALL ON ROCK, HANDHOLD FAILURE, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Grand Sentinel Pinnacle A party of three were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Ice, Placed No Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Aberdeen
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Aberdeen A party of four were starting up the bare ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Distraction, Hot Weather, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, CMC Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, DISTRACTION, HOT WEATHER Alberta, Rocky Mountains, CMC Valley R.B. and B.T. were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Faulty Use of Crampons—Failed to Put Them on, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Collier
FALL ON ROCK, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS—FAILED TO PUT THEM ON Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Collier Two climbers, R....
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Accident Reports
1995
Rappel Failure, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise, Back of the Lake Crag
RAPPEL FAILURE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise, Back of the Lake Crag On July 26, 1994, D.O. (29), a sport ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska While leading the third pitch of Red Shirt on ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Off Route, Stranded, Fatigue, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
OFF ROUTE, STRANDED, FATIGUE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple On August 1, 1994, a party of two were overdue on the ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Heavy Pack, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple
FALL ON ROCK, HEAVY PACK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Temple While five climbers were being evacuated higher on the mountain ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Rock Fall, Late Start, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Lefroy
ROCKFALL, LATE START Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Lefroy A party of two left Abbot Pass hut at 0900, August 14, 1994, to climb ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Rappel Error—Haste, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cowbell Crag
RAPPEL ERROR—HASTE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cowbell Crag One Sunday morning in August, 1994, Phil M. went climbing at Cowbell Crag ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Heavy Pack, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska
FALL ON ROCK, HEAVY PACK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska On August 28,1994, Stan and Pam were attempting the seven-pitch, 5.8 A1 ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Avalanche — Misjudged History of Snow Pack, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Athabasca
AVALANCHE—MISJUDGED HISTORY OF SNOW PACK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Athabasca On August 31, 1994, mountain guide J.B. and three students ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest; Then—Fatigue, Fall on Snow, Lost Ice Axe, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria
FALL ON SNOW, NO BELAY, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST; THEN— FATIGUE, FALL ON SNOW, LOST ICE AXE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Snow, Avalanche, Poor Position—Ski Mountaineering, British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Kitimat Range near Europa Lake
FALL ON SNOW, AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION—SKI MOUNTAINEERING British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Kitimat Range near Europa Lake On May 21, 1994, five ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Snow, Unroped, Unable to Self-Arrest, Canada, British Columbia, North Cascades Range, Candian Border Peak
FALL ON SNOW, UNROPED, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST British Columbia, North Cascades Range, Canadian Border Peak On June 11, 1994, a party of ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Loss of Control of Glissade, Off Route, Poor Position, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Narao
LOSS OF CONTROL OF GLISSADE, OFF ROUTE, POOR POSITION British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Narao S.C. and K.D. ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Stranded, Lost Equipment, Unfamiliar with Terrain, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Wiwaxy
STRANDED, LOST EQUIPMENT, UNFAMILIAR WITH TERRAIN British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Wiwaxy “Grassi’s Ridge” is a 5.7 multi-pitch rock climb ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Falling Rock, Fall on Rock, Failure to Test Hold, British Columbia, Northern Selkirk Mountains, Sorcerer Peak
FALLING ROCK, FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLD British Columbia, Northern Selkirk Mountains, Sorcerer Peak On July 27, 1994, D. Jones (45) ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Ledge Collapse, Inadequate Protection, British Columbia, Monashee Mountains, Gold Range, Gates Peak
FALL ON ROCK, LEDGE COLLAPSE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION— BELAY ANCHOR British Columbia, Monashee Mountains, Gold Range, Gates Peak Friday, August 26, 1994, was ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, ontario, Kelso Conservation Area
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Ontario, Kelso Conservation Area On September 18, 1994, two young climbers, ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Cornice Collapsed, Fall on Snow, Exceeding Abilities, Climbing Unroped, Alaska, Palmer, Knik Valley
CORNICE COLLAPSE, FALL ON SNOW, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, CLIMBING UNROPED Alaska, Palmer, Knik Valley In early April of 1994, Martin Martinez’ climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Inadequate Protection—Failed to Clip In to Anchor, Alaska, Mount Wake, Denali National Park
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION—FAILED TO CLIP IN TO ANCHOR Alaska, Mount Wake, Denali National Park On April 20, 1994, Michele ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Snow, Exposure, Hypothermia, HACE, Frostbite, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, EXPOSURE, HYPOTHERMIA, HACE, FROSTBITE, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 27,1994, Pauline Brandon (33) and Richard Tyler (28) began their ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Avalanche, Poor Position, Underestimated Conditions, Alaska, Mount Hunter
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION, UNDERESTIMATED CONDITIONS Alaska, Mount Hunter On May 5, 1994, Andy Carson and Charles Crago triggered an avalanche and were ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Grand Mal Seizures, Alaska, Mount McKinley
GRAND MAL SEIZURES Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 16, 1994, John Merrigan (43) was climbing Mount McKinley when he began experiencing what appeared ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Hypothermia, Dehydration, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley
HYPOTHERMIA, DEHYDRATION, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 18,1994, Paul Laeremans (39) and Ingrid Baeyens (38) of the German AMICAL expedition, along with ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Hypothermia, Exposure, Weather, Inadequate Clothing, Alaska, Mount McKinley
HYPOTHERMIA, EXPOSURE, WEATHER, INADEQUATE CLOTHING Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 22, 1994, Korean climbers Sang Myeung Lee (25) and Kee Won Kim (27) departed ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Acute Mountain Sickness, Fatigue, Dehydration, Alaska, Mount McKinley
ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS, FATIGUE, DEHYDRATION Alaska, Mount McKinley On the evening of June 1, 1994, Bennett Austin (29) developed a severe case of ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Snow, Unstable Snow Conditions, Inadequate Protection, Fatigue, Varying Levels of Experience, Alaska, Mount Hunter
FALL ON SNOW, UNSTABLE SNOW CONDITIONS, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FATIGUE, VARYING LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount Hunter On June 8, 1994, Patti Saurman (31), ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Frostbite, Exposure, Weather, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, EXPOSURE, WEATHER, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT Alaska, Mount McKinley Victor Pomerantsev (52) departed June 12,1994, for a solo climb of the ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Alaska, Talkeetna Mountains, Archangel Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alaska, Talkeetna Mountains, Archangel Valley On July 1, 1994, Beav Deering and I finally made it up ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Stranded, Inadequate Belay, Hair Caught in Rappel Device, Inexperience, Arizona, Camelback Mountain
STRANDED, INADEQUATE BELAY, HAIR CAUGHT IN RAPPEL DEVICE, INEXPERIENCE Arizona, Camelback Mountain Tracy Hemphill (19), who said she had gone rock ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, Arizona, Bell Rock, North Face
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Arizona, Bell Rock, North Face According to witnesses, ...
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Accident Reports
1995