American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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497 Records

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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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Accident Reports
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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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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Accident Reports
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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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
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, No Hard Hat, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Teewinot
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, NO HARD HAT Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Teewinot Keith Hensler (64) was supposed ...
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1996
Overdue, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
OVERDUE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton On the afternoon of September 18, rescue coordinator Mark Magnuson was notified of ...
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1996
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Party Separated, Exceeding Abilities, No Hard Hat, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Cascade Canyon
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, PARTY SEPARATED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, NO HARD HAT Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Cascade Canyon On ...
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1996
Off Route, Stranded, Climbing Alone, Inadequate Equipment/Clothing, Exceeding Abilities, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton
OFF ROUTE, STRANDED, CLIMRING ALONE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton On the morning ...
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1996
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I
 Number of Total       Accidents Reported Persons Involved Injured Fatalities   USA CAN USA CAN USA CAN USA CAN  1951 15  22  11  3   1952 31  35  17  13   1953 24  27  12  12   1954 31  41  31  8   1955 34  39  28  6   1956 46  72  54  13   1957 45  53  28  18   1958 32  39  23  11   1959 42 2 56 2 31 0 19 2  1960 47 4 64 12 37 8 19 4  1961 49 9 61 14 45 10 14 4  1962 71 1 90 1 64 0 19 1  1963 68 11 79 12 47 10 19 2  1964 53 11 65 16 44 10 14 3  1965 72 0 90 0 59 0 21 0  1966 67 7 80 9 52 6 16 3  1967 74 10 110 14 63 7 33 5  1968 70 13 87 19 43 12 27 5  1969 94 11 125 17 66 9 29 2  1970 129 11 174 11 88 5 15 5  1971 110 17 138 29 76 11 31 7  1972 141 29 184 42 98 17 49 13  1973 108 6 131 6 85 4 36 2  1974 96 7 177 50 75 1 26 5  1975 78 7 158 22 66 8 19 2  1976 137 16 303 31 210 9 53 6  1977 121 30 277 49 106 21 32 11  1978 118 17 221 19 85 6 42 10  1979 100 36 137 54 83 17 40 19  1980 191 29 295 85 124 26 33 8  1981 97 43 223 119 80 39 39 6  1982 140 48 305 126 120 43 24 14  1983 187 29 442 76 169 26 37 7  1984 182 26 459 63 174 15 26 6  1985 195 27 403 62 190 22 17 3  1986 203 31 406 80 182 25 37 14  1987 192 25 377 79 140 23 32 9  1988 156 18 288 44 155 18 24 4  1989 141 18 272 36 124 11 17 9  1990 136 25 245 50 125 24 24 4  1991 169 20 302 66 147 11 18 6  1992 175 17 351 45 144 11 43 6  1993 132 27 274 50 121 17 21 14  1994 158 25 335 58 131 25 27 5  1995 168 24 353 50 134 18 37 7  Totals 4515 677 8127 1492 3854 535 1096 235 
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1996
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
 1951-1994  1995   Geographical Districts Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada  Alberta 322 98 698 16 5 32  British ...
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1996
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
TABLE III  1951-94 1959-94 1995 1995   USA CAN. USA CAN.  Terrain      Rock 3252 384 117 14  Snow 1957 293 43 4  Ice 172 78 8 6  River 12 3 0 0  Unknown 22 6 0 0  Ascent or Descent      Ascent 2957 410 113 12  Descent 1789 274 54 12  Unknown3 246 3 1 0  ...
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1996