American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Oregon, Smith Rock State Park, Monkey Face Spire
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED Oregon, Smith Rock State Park, Monkey Face Spire On May 22, Terry Mitchell (22) a ...
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1997
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Oregon, Columbia River Gorge, Broughton Bluff
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Oregon, Columbia River Gorge, Broughton Bluff On May 28, Kurt Gierlich (42) fell 60 feet to the ground ...
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1997
Stranded, Failure to Follow Route, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Haste, Weather, Oregon, Mount Hood
STRANDED, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, HASTE, WEATHER Oregon, Mount Hood On Friday, May 31, I arrived at ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Falling Rock, Washington, Guye Peak
FALLING ROCK Washington, Guye Peak On June 1, while climbing on the lower part of the south section of Guye Peak’...
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1997
Rappel Anchor Failure, Inadequate Protection, Fall on Rock, Washington, Mount Thompson
RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FALL ON ROCK Washington, Mount Thompson On September 17, John Cain and Dale Ramquist climbed Mount ...
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1997
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Protection, West Virginia, Seneca Rocks, Prune
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION West Virginia, Seneca Rocks, Prune John Markwell, owner of the Gendarme Climbing ...
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1997
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park On June 21, two young men (18 and 19) were climbing without ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Rappel Error—Rope Jammed, Stranded, Off Route, Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Black Ice Couloir
RAPPEL ERROR—ROPE JAMMED, STRANDED, OFF ROUTE Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Black Ice Couloir On July 6, while ascending the Grand Teton ...
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1997
Fall on Rock—Hand Hold Came Off, Inadequate Protection, Off Route, Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Symmetry Spire
FALL ON ROCK—HAND HOLD CAME OFF, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, OFF ROUTE Wyoming, Grant Tetons, Symmetry Spire On July 14, Chris Schroeder (34) ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Slip on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Inexperience, Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Middle Teton
SLIP ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Middle Teton Around 1700 on August 1 in the South Fork of ...
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1997
Fall on Snow—Crampon Point Caught in Pants, No Hard Hat, Climbing Alone, Wyoming, Mount Owen, Koven Couloir
FALL ON SNOW—CRAMPON POINT CAUGHT IN PANTS, NO HARD HAT, CLIMBING ALONE Wyoming, Mount Owen, Koven Couloir At 1300 on ...
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1997
Stranded, Party Separated—Off Route, Late Start, Inexperience, Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Grand Teton
STRANDED, PARTY SEPARATED—OFF ROUTE, LATE START, INEXPERIENCE Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Grand Teton On August 14 at 2230, rangers at the Lower ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Snow Bridge Collapse, Unroped, Wyoming, Wind River Range, Gannett Peak
SNOW BRIDGE COLLAPSE, UNROPED Wyoming, Wind River Range, Gannett Peak On August 16, about 1420, Bob Farley and his partner Tony were ...
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1997
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Middle Teton
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Wyoming, Grand Tetons, Middle Teton On August 20 around 1400, while descending the Southwest Couloir of ...
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Accident Reports
1997
Rock Dislodged—Causing Fall on Rock, Wyoming, Devil's Tower National Monument
ROCK DISLODGED—CAUSING FALL ON ROCK Wyoming, Devil’s Tower National Monument On August 20 at 1445, Jeff Pettenger (21) was leading a ...
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1997
Reported Mountaineering Accidents Table I
 Number of Accidents Reported Total 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  1996 139  261  100  31   Totals 4656 677 8388 1492 3954 535 1127 235 
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1997
Reported Mountaineering Accidents Table II
Geographical Districts 1951-1995 1996   Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada        Alberta 338 103 730     British ...
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Reported Mountaineering Accidents Table III
TABLE III  1951–95 USA 1959–95 CAN. 1996 USA 1996 CAN.        Terrain  Rock 3369 398 95   Snow 2000 297 38   Ice 180 84 2   River 12 3 1   Unknown 22 6 0   Ascent or Descent  Ascent 2969 422 91   Descent 1843 286 48   Unknown3 247 3 0   Immediate Cause  ...
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1997