American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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497 Records

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Tom Cabot, 1897-1995
TOM CABOT 1897-1995 Tom Cabot had been a member of the AAC since 1924, distinguishing him as our oldest living member ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Charles Stacy French, 1907-1995
CHARLES STACY FRENCH 1907-1995 Charles Stacy French, American Alpine Club member since 1937, and former Director of the Carnegie Institution’s ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Nello Pace, 1917-1995
NELLO PACE 1917-1995 Nello Pace, one of our most versatile members, who joined the AAC in 1955, died June 17, 1995 of prostate ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Robert Lyon Spurr, 1937-1995
ROBERT LYON SPURR 1937 - 1995 My father, Robert Lyon Spurr, Alaskan mountaineer and mountain runner, was killed on North Maroon Peak ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Jim Hinkhouse, 1943-1995
JIM HINKHOUSE 1943-1995 Jimmy “Jim” Dean Hinkhouse died with climbing companions Scott Hall and Tom Downey during a storm at ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Thomas P. Bonner, 1962-1995
THOMAS P. BONNER 1962-1995 Thomas Bonner died on March 11, 1995 from a fall while leading a rock climb on Ragged Mountain ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Rob Slater, 1960-1995
ROB SLATER 1960-1995 To the determined climber, there are main events that lead one toward the greatest peaks. Beyond the ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Alison Jane Hargreaves, 1962-1995
ALISON JANE HARGREAVES 1962- 1995 Alison Jane Hargreaves had shot to prominence as one of the world’s greatest mountaineers in ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Paul Nunn, 1943-1995
PAUL NUNN 1943-1995 On August 6, Paul Nunn and Geoff Tier were descending from the summit of Haromosh II (6666 meters), in ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Sir Robert Charles Evans, 1918-1995
SIR ROBERT CHARLES EVANS 1918 - 1995 Charles Evans was a mountaineer’s mountaineer: expert, unassuming and self-effacing to a fault, whose ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
Vladimir Balyberdin, 1949-1994
VLADIMIR BALYBERDIN 1949-1994 Vladimir Balyberdin, age 45, the most famous Russian mountaineer of his generation, was killed in a traffic accident ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1996
A.A.C., Oregon Section
A.A.C., Oregon Section. Beacon Rock has been a constant access issue during 1995. For part of the year the ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section. In 1995 our section worked hard to improve communications both within the club and with ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
A.A.C., New York Section
A.A.C., New York Section. Though the AAC's headquarters are no longer in Manhattan, the New York Section is ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Seattle climbing program, under the leadership of Steven M. Cox, continues to address the related issues of ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee, chaired by Candy Morgan, set some ambitious goals and met them well: to continue with ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. Founded in 1964 in Phoenix, the Arizona Mountaineering Club enjoyed another successful year in 1995. Membership approached 340. Many members ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club. The Club, with over 9,000 members, has a primary clubhouse in Golden, Colorado. It has eighteen associated ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
Iowa Mountaineers
Iowa Mountaineers. Over 4,000 individuals participated in the club's instructional courses and climbing outings in 1995. Many of the courses were offered ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. Membership and intensity of interest continue to grow as the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club enters its 60th year. ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1996
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Forty-Ninth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the forty-ninth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering, published by the AAC, and the eighteenth that has ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1996
Inadequate Protection—Ice Tool Came Out, Fatigue, Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ghost River, "This House of Sky" Falls
INADEQUATE PROTECTION—ICE TOOL CAME OUT, FATIGUE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ghost River, “This House of Sky” Falls About 1600 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Avalanche, Exceeding Abilities, Weather, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain, "Urs Hole" Falls
AVALANCHE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, WEATHER Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cascade Mountain, “Urs Hole” Falls Sometime on February 24, two ice climbers (both 20) were ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Falls on Ice, Inadequate Belay Position, Protection Pulled Out, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise, Louise Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE BELAY POSITION, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise, Louise Falls A party of two ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cougar Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Cougar Canyon About 1500 on May 13, Kananaskis E.M.S. received a call ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Overdue, Weather Poor Navigation, Climbing Alone, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Ice Field
OVERDUE, WEATHER POOR NAVIGATION, CLIMBING ALONE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Columbia Ice Field On July 22, D. E.(52) started up the Athabasca ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Handhold Failure, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Kid Goat Buttress, "Keelhaul Wall"
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, HANDHOLD FAILURE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Kid Goat Buttress, “Keelhaul Wall” On July 24, Laura and Marty ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Ice, Placed No Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Aberdeen
FALL ON ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Aberdeen About 1700 on August 27, a party of four were descending ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Indefatigable
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Indefatigable On September 5, Kananaskis Country rangers were informed that someone had fallen ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Rappel Failure—Error in Anchoring, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle 
RAPPEL FAILURE—ERROR IN ANCHORING, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Rundle On September 10, David and Edward, (both 18), from England, and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Unroped, No Hard Hat, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tonquin Valley, Surprise Point
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tonquin Valley, Surprise Point Two Japanese members of an Indian ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Slip on Snow, No Hard Hat, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Haddo
SLIP ON SNOW, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Haddo After a successful ascent of Mt. Haddo (3071 meters) on ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Overdue, Difficulty Following Route, Poor Conditions—Snow, Inexperience, Frostbite, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Edith Cavell
OVERDUE, DIFFICULTY FOLLOWING ROUTE, POOR CONDITIONS—SNOW, INEXPERIENCE, FROSTRITE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Edith Cavell On September 30, G. M. (30) and ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Rappel Failure—Inadequate Anchor Setup, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Lake Louise, Back of the Lake Crag
RAPPEL FAILURE—INADEQUATE ANCHOR SETUP, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Lake Louise, Rack of the Lake Crag On October 6, a climber was ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Falling Ice, Poor Position, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Weeping Wall
FALLING ICE, POOR POSITION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Weeping Wall On December 29, two ice climbers were on the second pitch of ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall into Bergschrund, Unroped, Poor Visibility, British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier, Howser Spires
FALL INTO BERGSCHRUND, UNROPED, POOR VISIBILITY British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier, Howser Spires On September 3, R. D. and K. S. completed ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Handhold Came Off, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine
FALL ON ROCK, UNROPED, HANDHOLD CAME OFF British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Assiniboine On September 21, two climbers were beginning the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rappel—No Belay, Inexperience, Nova Scotia, Eagle's Nest
FALL ON RAPPEL—NO BELAY, INEXPERIENCE Nova Scotia, Eagle’s Nest On April 13, Chris and Ray went out to this ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Nova Scotia, Eagle's Nest, "No Man's Land"
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Nova Scotia, Eagle’s Nest, “No Man’s Land” September 30 was a great climbing ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Piton Pulled Out
On June 18, Bruce Stover (19), Sherri May (18), John Rothwell (23), Kip Brennan (15), and I (Shawn Shea, 30) arrived at Little Blue Mountain about 1:00 ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Rappel Error—Only Clipped into One Rope, No Belay, Ontario, Milton, Kelso Conservation Area, "Jolly Rodger" Route
RAPPEL ERROR—ONLY CLIPPED INTO ONE ROPE, NO RELAY, NO HARD HAT Ontario, Milton, Kelso Conservation Area, “Jolly Rodger” Route ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Nova Scotia, Eagle's Nest, "No Man's Land"
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT—LEADER AND RELAYER, DEHYDRATION/FATIGUE Ontario, Ron Echo Provincial Park, “Ottawa” Route On September 4, ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Avalanche, Lost Equipment, Stranded, Yukon, St. Elias Mountains, Mount Logan
AVALANCHE, LOST EQUIPMENT, STRANDED Yukon, St. Elias Mountains, Mount Logan On July 28, a party of four climbers were involved in ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Avalanche, Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Orville
AVALANCHE Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Orville Three climbers found dead April 25, on Mount Orville (10,495 feet) have been identified ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1996
Fall into Crevasse while Ski Mountaineering, Alaska, Mount Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Mount Wrangell
FALL INTO CREVASSE WHILE SKI MOUNTAINEERING Alaska, Mount Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Mount Wrangell A party of five skiers attempting ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Snow/Ice, Place No Protection, Inadequate Equipment, Alaska, Mt. McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW/ICE, PLACED NO PROTECTION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On April 21, 1995, the “Angove-McKinley Expedition” departed ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Weather, Probably Hypothermia, Combined with Snow Bridge Collapse, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
WEATHER, PROBABLY HYPOTHERMIA, combined with SNOW BRIDGE COLLAPSE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 26, the “Free at Last” expedition ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Atrial Fibrillation, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 26, at 2100, old Swiss climber Dr. Paul Robadey (55) was flown from the 14,200 ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
DEHYDRATION, HEAT EXHAUSTION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 1, around 2330, Robert Paige (28) called 7,200 foot base camp, saying he was ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Acute Abdomen, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ACUTE ABDOMEN Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 2, at 2100, Tom Bohanon of the “Three Guys on Denali” expedition came ...
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Accident Reports
1996