American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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A.A.C., South Central Section
AAC, South Central Section. At the Club’s 1994 annual meeting, French Hill discussed the idea of forming a southwest section ...
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Club Activities
1997
A.A.C., Rocky Mountain Section
AAC, Rocky Mountain Section. A result of a survey of our members has been the breakup of the section into ...
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Club Activities
1997
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. The Oregon Section has been infused with some new members and great input. Tom Thrall continues to ...
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Club Activities
1997
The California Mountaineering Club
The California Mountaineering Club. With the last issue of our newsletter, the California Mountaineering Club entered its eighth year. Membership ...
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Club Activities
1997
The Colorado Mountain Club
The Colorado Mountain Club. The CMC continued its emphasis on large numbers of hikes in the Colorado area, with over 2,000 ...
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Club Activities
1997
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. The Climbing Committee, chaired by Lynette Zuercher, scheduled 243 summer season ascents, which included 38 Basic School climbs and 10 Ski ...
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Club Activities
1997
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers, with members Mike Burns, Karen Close, Steven Cox (American team leader), Don Goodman, Natala Goodman, Jim ...
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Club Activities
1997
Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Mountaineering Club of Alaska. On April 12, 1996, Paul Claus, Carlos Buhler, Ruedi Homberger, Reto Ruesch and Charlie Sassara made the first ...
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Club Activities
1997
The Alpine Club of Canada
The Alpine Club of Canada. The Alpine Club of Canada celebrated its 90th Anniversary in 1996 with an anniversary dinner that ...
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Club Activities
1997
Avis Newhall Adams, 1896-1996
AVIS NEWHALL ADAMS 1896-1996 Avis Newhall Adams died on October 26, 1996, at the age of 100, in Beverly, Massachusetts, after a brief ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Chester L. Errett, 1905-1994
CHESTER L. ERRETT 1905-1994 Chester L. Errett was a member of the American Alpine Club for 51 years. He was hard ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Hans Kraus, 1906-1996
HANS KRAUS 1906-1996 Dr. Hans Kraus died on March 5, 1996, in his home in New York City. He had been a ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Sylvanus John Ebert, 1907-1996
SYLVANUS JOHN EBERT 1907-1996 John Ebert, founder of the Iowa Mountaineers, Inc., was one of the great legacies in American ...
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In Memoriam
1997
James F. Bonner, 1910-1996
JAMES F. BONNER 1910-1996 James F. Bonner, an AAC member since 1948, passed away on September 13, 1996, at the age of 86. He ...
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In Memoriam
1997
William F. Gerber, 1915-1996
WILLIAM F. GERBER 1915-1996 Bill Gerber of Denver died in October, 1996. He had suffered a stroke the year before, not ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Robert Kenneth Brinton, 1915-1996
ROBERT KENNETH BRINTON 1915-1996 Robert Brinton, born in Los Angeles on January 9, 1915, was a pioneer California rock climber and skier ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Benjamin Greely Ferris, Jr. M.D., 1919-1996
BENJAMIN GREELY FERRIS, JR. M. D. 1919-1996 Ben Ferris, for more than half a century a respected member and official ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Leonard A. Kalal, 1919-1996
LEONARD A. KALAL 1919-1996 The embodiment of the spirit, the joy, all that is wonderful in mountaineering—that is the ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Thomas J. Gargan, Sr., 1920-1996
THOMAS J. GARGAN, SR. 1920-1996 During this past year we lost a dear friend and mentor, Thomas J. Gargan, Sr. ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Henry Welty Coulter, Jr., 1920-1996
HENRY WELTY COULTER, JR. 1920-1996 Henry (Hank) Welty Coulter, a prominent and distinguished older member of the American Alpine Club, ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Wilbur Davis, 1921-1996
WILBUR DAVIS 1921-1996 Wilbur Davis has been a member of the Iowa Mountaineers for over 37 years. He served as an ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Keith E. Hart, 1927-1996
KEITH E. HART 1927-1996 Keith E. Hart of Juneau, Alaska, died on April 27 at the age of 69. Hart was bom ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Ray David Dykeman, 1932-1996
RAY DAVID DYKEMAN 1932-1996 I first met Dave Dykeman after being invited to join a group of friends who were ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Michael R. Franklin, 1945-1996
MICHAEL R. FRANKLIN 1945-1996 Michael R. Franklin, born December 31, 1945, in Boston, Massachusetts, was killed in an auto accident on January 3 ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Rich Davidson, 1950-1996
RICH DAVIDSON 1950-1996 Rich Davidson, 46, of Los Alamos, New Mexico, and his tent mate Debbie Marshall, 31, of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Rob Hall, 1961-1996
ROB HALL 1961-1996 Mount Everest dealt a particularly savage blow last year. On May 12, Rob Hall died on the South ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Scott Fischer, 1956-1996
SCOTT FISCHER 1956-1996 AAC member Scott Fischer was among the eight climbers who died on Mount Everest on May 10, 1996. Scott, ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Deborah Marshall, 1965-1996
DEBORAH MARSHALL 1965-1996 I met Debbie when she joined the Annapurna IV 1996 Memory Climb in the fall of 1995 at an ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Vanja Furlan, 1966-1996
VANJA FURLAN 1966-1996 Vanja Furlan who was bom on May 15, 1966, in Novo Mesto in the Republic of Slovenia. He was ...
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In Memoriam
1997
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fiftieth Annual Report of the Safety Committee of the American Alpine Club
Canada: As of publication date, data and narratives from Canada were not available for this year’s report. United States: ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
1997
Rappel Error—Only Connected to One Strand of Rappel Rope, Alaska, Anchorage, Hunter Creek
RAPPEL ERROR—ONLY CONNECTED TO ONE STRAND OF RAPPEL ROPE Alaska, Anchorage, Hunter Creek On January 21, Evan Blanchard (20) had climbed ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Inadequate Food and Fuel, Failure to Turn Back, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount Foraker
INADEQUATE FOOD AND FUEL, FAILURE TO TURN RACK, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount Foraker On April 1, Mitch Ward and Randy Adrian’s “...
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Accident Reports
1997
Back Strain, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
BACK STRAIN Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 11, Robert Gray of the “CFS” party twisted his back at the 14,200 ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Avalanche, Poor Position, Alaska, Mount Hunter
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION Alaska, Mount Hunter On May 13, 1996, Marcus von Zitzewitz and Olaf Hecklinger were killed when an avalanche swept ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection and Belay, HAPE, Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley, South Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BELAY, HAPE, FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley, South Buttress On May 27, Nancy Bluhm (32) of the “...
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Accident Reports
1997
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection , Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress. On May 19, “Seven Summits Croatia” party of ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Faulty Use of Crampon—Fall on Snow, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPON—FALL ON SNOW Alaska, Mount McKinley The Spanish expedition “Lleida McKinley ’96” had eleven climbers in the ...
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Accident Reports
1997
HACE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HACE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 12, Ka Eui-Ryong of the Korean Alpine Club Su Won Expedition, was unable ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Falling Rock, Stranded, Alaska, Alaska Range, Coffee Glacier, Eyetooth
FALLING ROCK, STRANDED Alaska, Alaska Range, Coffee Glacier, Eyetooth On June 15, JJ Brooks (33) was hit by fragments from a large ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Appendicitis, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Muldrow Glacier
APPENDICITIS Alaska, Mount McKinley, Muldrow Glacier On June 19 at 2345, a National Outdoor Leadership School expedition requested a helicopter to evacuate ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Unknown, Climbing Unroped, Placed No Protection, Failure to Turn Back, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
UNKNOWN, CLIMBING UNROPED, PLACED NO PROTECTION, FAILURE TO TURN BACK, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 2, Karl Jendryschik ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Fall on Snow, Climbing Alone and HAPE, HACE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE and HAPE, HACE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Chihiro Sakamaki flew to the Kahiltna base ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Crampon Problem, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
CRAMPON PROBLEM, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 8, the “Love Mountain and Beer” party of three Japanese climbers ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Avalanche, Poor Position—Under Objective Hazards, Alaska, Mount Hunter, West Face
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION—UNDER ORJECTIVE HAZARDS Alaska, Mount Hunter, West Face At 2400 on June 21, Chuck Drake (27) and Joshua Hane (28) departed ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Fall into Crevasse, Inadequate Extrication Procedure, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Ruth Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, INADEQUATE EXTRICATION PROCEDURE Alaska, Mount McKinley, Ruth Glacier On June 16, all six members of the French “Wayne’...
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Accident Reports
1997
16' Fall into Crevasse—With Water at the Bottom, Unable to Extricate—Inadequate People Power, Hypothermia, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
16' FALL INTO CREVASSE—WITH WATER AT THE BOTTOM, UNABLE TO EXTRICATE—INADEQUATE PEOPLE POWER, HYPOTHERMIA Alaska, Mount McKinley, West ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Rappel Error—Only Connected to One Strand of Rappel Rope, Alaska, Anchorage, Hunter Creek
RAPPEL ERROR—ROPE NOT ANCHORED, NO BELAY Arizona, Oak Creek Canyon On April 13, Benjamin Rusev (19) fell 75 feet down a cliff ...
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Accident Reports
1997
CLIMBING ALONE and UNROPED, DISTRAUGHT, Arkansas, Sam's Throne
CLIMBING ALONE and UNROPED, DISTRAUGHT Arkansas, Sam’s Throne On October 12, Chris Harris (23) was soloing at night on Instant Trauma (5.10...
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Accident Reports
1997
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, California, Morro Bay, Morro Rock
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED California, Morro Bay, Morro Rock On January 21, Jody Walker (17) of St. Helena died ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Fall on Rock, Rope Severed, Carabiner Broke, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, ROPE SEVERED, CARABINER BROKE California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On April 1, Matt Baxter (26), an experienced big-wall climber, ...
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Accident Reports
1997