American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Fall on Rock, Inexperience, Overcrowded Route, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Peak
FALLING ROCK, INEXPERIENCE, OVERCROWDED ROUTE Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Peak On September 4, Labor Day, Tom(40) and Ed (42) had ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, No Ice Axe Leash System, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Andrews Glacier
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, NO ICE AX LEASH SYSTEM Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Andrews Glacier On September 16, Charles ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Stranded, Inadequate Equipment, Bad Advice, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
STRANDED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, BAD ADVICE Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Long’s Peak On September 17, at 1140, two unidentified females (approximate ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, T-2
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, T-2 On October 7, a climber (38) was beginning to lead ...
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1996
Rappel Anchor Error—Inadequate Protection, Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge
RAPPEL ANCHOR ERROR—INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge On December 2, ...
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1996
Fall on Rock—Lowering Error, Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve
FALL ON ROCK—LOWERING ERROR Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve On August 6, Emily Town (19) was leading an estimated 240 foot ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Improperly Placed Bolts, Exceeding Abilities, Illinois, Drapers Bluff
FALL ON ROCK, IMPROPERLY PLACED ROLTS, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Illinois, Drapers Rluff On April 1, David Krupp (26) fell 30 feet from a 5.10 bolted ...
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1996
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Maine, Acadia National Park, Dorr Mountain
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Maine, Acadia National Park, Dorr Mountain About 1245 on January 8, Sam Woodward (50), an experienced climber from ...
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1996
Falling Rock, Poor Position, Maine, Mount Katahdin, Chimney Pond
FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION Maine, Mount Katahdin, Chimney Pond On September 2, two parties—Michael Lanza (34) and Penny Beach (29) in one ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Maryland, Carderock
FALL ON ROCK Maryland, Carderock On May 16, I was half way up Jan's Face, a climb at the north end ...
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1996
Fall on Rock—Block of Rock Came Off, Protection Pulled Out, Rope Sheath Cut, No Hard Hat, Maryland, Delaware Water Gap, Mount Tammany
FALL ON ROCK—BLOCK OF ROCK CAME OFF, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, ROPE SHEATH CUT, NO HARD HAT Maryland, Delaware Water ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Massachusetts, Chapelbrook Reservation, Chapel Ledges
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Massachusetts, Chapelbrook Reservation, Chapel Ledges On August 10, Pam Chavis (25) fell 75 feet from Chapel ...
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1996
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Montana, Hyalite Canyon, Mummy II Route
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Montana, Hyalite Canyon, Mummy II Route On November 30, Stefan Mitrovich (26) and Rob (19) were climbing the ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall Through Snow—Spruce Trap, Off Route, Inadequate Equipment—Compass, New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Raymond Cataract
FALL THROUGH SNOW—SPRUCE TRAP, OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—COMPASS New Hampshire, Mount Washington, Raymond Cataract On January 9, Kevin Rogers (33) ...
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1996
Fall on Snow/Ice Covered Rock, Protection Pulled Out, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Omega
FALL ON SNOW/ICE COVERED ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Omega On March 13, Alan Cattabriga (35) started up ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities
On May 21, Craig Johnson (26) was at the crux move on Intimidation (5.10) trying to place protection, but could not. So he “...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, New Hampshire, Rumney Cliff, Holderness School Crack
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT New Hampshire, Rumney Cliff, Holderness School Crack On July 3, I was leading Holderness School ...
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1996
Stranded, Exceeding Abilities
On July 13, Eric Lougee, with two years of climbing experience, took his cousin, Donald Lougee (33), to Cannon Cliff for what ...
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1996
Stranded, Off Route, Late Start, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff
STRANDED, OFF ROUTE, LATE START New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff On July 24, John (26) and Lisa Tedesco reached a spot close under ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Not Anchored at Belay—Miscommunication, No Hard Hat, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Slip O' Fools
NOT ANCHORED AT BELAY—MISCOMMUNICATION, NO HARD HAT New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Slip O’ Fools On October 1, Daniel Gelsomini (29) fell 35 ...
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1996
Fall on Ice and Frozen Moss, Placed Inadequate Protection, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Black Dike
FALL ON ICE AND FROZEN MOSS, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Black Dike The ice on the Black ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Various: Falls on Rock, Falling Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Belays, Stranded, Bees, New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks
VARIOUS: FALLS ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE BELAYS, STRANDED, BEES New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks Of the 28 ...
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1996
Rappel Error—Clipped to One Rope, Fall on Rock, Oregon, Smith Rock State Park
RAPPEL ERROR—CLIPPED TO ONE ROPE, FALL ON ROCK Oregon, Smith Rock State Park On February 4, John Elgin (24) fell 60 feet ...
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1996
Fall on Rock While Setting Up Rappel, Oregon, Rocky Butte
FALL ON ROCK WHILE SETTING UP RAPPEL Oregon, Rocky Butte On February 24, Allison O’Grady (21), a Pacific University junior, fell ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Fall on Ice, Oregon, Mount Hood, Leuthold Couloir
FALL ON ICE Oregon, Mount Hood, Leuthold Couloir On May 28, approximately 0600: Three of us (Michele and Tim McCall, and Ken), ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Falling Rock—Dislodged, Fall on Snow, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Equipment/Clothing, Oregon, Mount Jefferson, Milk Creek
FALLING ROCK—DISLODGED, FALL ON SNOW, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING Oregon, Mount Jefferson, Milk Creek During the weekend of ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Oregon, Rocky Butte
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Oregon, Rocky Butte On August 19, Larry Anglin (31) was free climbing an 80 foot practice cliff, fell, ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Overdue—Missing, Probably Fall on Rock/Snow, Climbing Alone, Oregon, Mount Hood, Cathedral Ridge
OVERDUE—MISSING, PROBABLY FALL ON ROCK/SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE Oregon, Mount Hood, Cathedral Ridge Ken Budlong (45), an experienced Portland climber, ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Parleys Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Parleys Canyon On March 19, Guy Riley (25) fell while climbing on a popular ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon On April 26, Brandon Keller (22) fell while leading “Skyscraper,” a ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Rappel Error—Anchor Knot Failed, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ERROR—ANCHOR KNOT FAILED Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon On June 17, Harmer Kirt fell while ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon On June 23, Bryce Perkins fell while leading a ...
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1996
Overdue Climbers—Off Route, Inadequate Equipment, Party Separated, Inexperience, Exhaustion, Dehydration, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Lisa Falls Couloir
OVERDUE CLIMBERS—OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, PARTY SEPARATED, INEXPERIENCE, EXHAUSTION, DEHYDRATION Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Lisa Falls Couloir On June 26, the ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Mount Olympus
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Mount Olympus On June 29, Michael Fox and two companions were hiking ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Instructions, Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Big Cottonwood Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS Utah, Wasatch Mountains, Rig Cottonwood Canyon On July 5, Karen Wilson, a student in ...
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1996
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Washington, Guy Peak
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Washington, Guy Peak On January 7, John Hughes (46) climbed Guy Peak with four other experienced friends. ...
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1996
Cerebral Edema, Washington, Mount Rainier
CEREBRAL EDEMA Washington, Mount Rainier At 1030 on June 16, the climbing team of volunteers Dave Turner, Jim Funsten, and I met ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, No Hard Hat, Washington, Mount Stuart
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, NO HARD HAT Washington, Mount Stuart On the morning of June 25, Gordon Rieker (31) and Chuck ...
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Accident Reports
1996
Rappel Anchor Failure—Rock Broke Loose, Fall on Rock, Washington, Mount Stuart
RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE—ROCK RROKE LOOSE, FALL ON ROCK Washington, Mount Stuart On July 10, Kris Stout (30) and his climbing partner ...
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1996
Fall on Snow—Unable to Self-Arrest, Climbing Alone, Haste—Resulting in Wearing Rock Shoes on Snow, Washington, Mount Stuart
FALL ON SNOW—UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, CLIMBING ALONE, HASTE—RESULTING IN WEARING ROCK SHOES ON SNOW Washington, Mount Stuart After ...
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1996
Fall on Snow—Crampon Caught in Clothing, Unable to Self-Arrest, Washington, Mount Stuart
FALL ON SNOW—CRAMPON CAUGHT IN CLOTHING, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Washington, Mount Stuart On July 16, Teresa Soucie (41)—a member of ...
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1996
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Washington, Mount Baker
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Washington, Mount Raker On July 18, Robert Porter (48) was descending the Coleman Glacier on Mount Baker ...
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1996
Falls on Snow and Ice, Inadequate Equipment—Crampons Wrong Size and Broken, Moderate Experience, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALLS ON SNOW AND ICE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—CRAMPONS WRONG SIZE AND RROKEN, MODERATE EXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Rainier On Saturday, August 12, ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Washington, North Cascades, Liberty Bell
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Washington, North Cascades, Liberty Bell On August 14, Stim Bullit (75) and I (47) were climbing the third ...
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1996
Fall on Snow/Ice, Moderate Experience, Washington, Mount Rainier
FALL ON SNOW/ICE, MODERATE EXPERIENCE Washington, Mount Rainier On August 20, Scott Porter (32), Karl Ahrens (35) and Brian Nelson (32) were descending ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, West Virginia, Seneca Rocks, West Face
FALL ON ROCK West Virginia, Seneca Rocks, West Face On August 20, Kel Young was leading “The Prune” at Seneca Rocks. ...
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1996
Various Falls on Rock, Mostly Climbing Unroped or Not Anchored, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park and Peninsula State Park
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, MOSTLY CLIMBING UNROPED OR NOT ANCHORED Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park and Peninsula State Park ...
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1996
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Climbing Unroped, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Teewinot
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, CLIMBING UNROPED Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Teewinot On August 1, Pamela Foyster (36) was descending ...
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1996
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Climbing Unroped, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Teewinot
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton Clay Roscoe (26) and Megan T. Piper (25) traveled ...
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1996
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Fall on Snow, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Amphitheater Lake
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, FALL ON SNOW Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Amphitheater Lake Grand Teton National Park dispatch ...
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1996