American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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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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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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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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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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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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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
Stranded—Out of Food, Weather, California, Yosemite Valley, Magic Mushroom
STRANDED—OUT OF FOOD, WEATHER California, Yosemite Valley, Magic Mushroom On April 24, 1994, Ken Bokelund's (28) wife reported to the NPS that ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Anchor Failure—Sling Burned Through, Inexperience, California, Yosemite Valley, Reed's Pinnacle
ANCHOR FAILURE—SLING BURNED THROUGH, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley, Reed’s Pinnacle On June 12, 1994, four Swiss climbers were top roping ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock and Falling Object—Litter, California, Tahquitz
FALL ON ROCK AND FALLING OBJECT—LITTER California, Tahquitz I went to Tahquitz on Sunday 12 June, ostensibly to help a ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Stranded—Poor Position, Imbedded Carabiner, California, Yosemite Valley, Sunnyside Bench
STRANDED—POOR POSITION, IMBEDDED CARABINER California, Yosemite Valley, Sunnyside Bench On June 18, 1994, Josh Klikna (14) and his two brothers were learning ...
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1995
Falling Object, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALLING OBJECT California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On June 24, 1994, our party began an ascent of the Triple Direct route on ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, California, Yosemite Valley, Sunnyside Bench
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED California, Yosemite Valley, Sunnyside Bench On August 7, 1994, James Howell (21) free-soloed Lazy Bum, a 5.10...
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Accident Reports
1995
Protection Pulled Out, Fall on Rock, "Ego in an Uproar," California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows—Daff Dome
PROTECTION PULLED OUT, FALL ON ROCK, “EGO IN AN UPROAR” California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows—Daff Dome On August 12, 1994, ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, California, Norman Clyde Peak
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT California, Norman Clyde Peak On August 19, 1994, a group of six experienced mountaineers, most of ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Stranded, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, California, Yosemite Valley National Park, Fairview Dome
STRANDED, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Yosemite Valley National Park, Fairview Dome On August 20, 1994, at 2100, climber Ray Pichette ...
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1995
Stranded—Unable to Locate Rappel Anchor, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
STRANDED—UNABLE TO LOCATE RAPPEL ANCHOR California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On August 25, 1994, at 1300, Rangers Keith Lober and Rick Foulks ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Off Route, Inadequate Protection, California, Mount Whitney, East Face
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Mount Whitney, East Face On September 10, 1994, six climbers were on the East ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Rappel Failure—Mid-Mark on Rope Came Off, Distraction, California, Yosemite Valley, Reed's Pinnacle Area
RAPPEL FAILURE—MID-MARK ON ROPE CAME OFF, DISTRACTION California, Yosemite Valley, Reed’s Pinnacle area On September 13,1994, John Pinchott (31) and ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Inadequate Belay—Rope Passed Through Belay Device, Overconfidence, California, Yosemite Valley, Pat and Jack Pinnacle
INADEQUATE BELAY—ROPE PASSED THROUGH BELAY DEVICE, OVERCONFIDENCE California, Yosemite Valley, Pat and Jack Pinnacle In the afternoon of September 29, 1994, ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Stranded, Failure to Turn Back, Hypothermia, Dehydration, Inadequate, Clothing and Equipment, Weather
Here are the events leading up to the rescue of the nine climbers, from three parties, from Camp 6 on the ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Stranded—Unable to Find Descent Route, California, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Terrace
STRANDED—UNABLE TO FIND DESCENT ROUTE California, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Terrace On October 30, 1994, John Dunn (22) and Dan Cappellini (25), both ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Rappel Anchor Knot Came Undone, Hand Hold Came Off, California, Joshua Tree National Park
FALLS ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, RAPPEL ANCHOR KNOT CAME UNDONE, HAND HOLD CAME OFF California, Joshua Tree National Park There ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Off Route, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, White Whale II
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, White Whale II On May 23, 1994, ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Belay—Improper Use of Belay Device, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Whittle Wall
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE RELAY- IMPROPER USE OF RELAY DEVICE Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Whittle Wall ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Red Garden Wall
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Red Garden Wall On June 12, 1994, a climber (22) was top-roping on ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, The Bastille
FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Eldorado State Park, The Bastille On June 18 and 29, 1994, respectively, two ...
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Accident Reports
1995