American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Fall on Rock – Rock Dislodged, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Mount Neptuak
FALL ON ROCK—ROCK DISLODGED, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Mount Neptuak On August 10, a party of two were ascending the normal ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Stranded Due to Shoulder Dislocation, Alberta, Mount Louis
STRANDED DUE TO SHOULDER DISLOCATION Alberta, Mount Louis On August 10, G.G. and G.B. were beginning the exit pitches ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Mount Temple, Greenwood/Locke Route
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Mount Temple, Greenwood/Locke Route On August 20, a party of two attempted the Greenwood/...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Protection, Belay Failure, Alberta, Chinaman's Peak
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, BELAY FAILURE Alberta, Chinaman’s Peak On August 22, B.P. (20) and M.K. ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Lost, Climbing Alone, Hypothermia, Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Alberta, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca
LOST, CLIMBING ALONE, HYPOTHERMIA, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca On Sept. 26, a lone climber took out a ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Rappel Error — Inadequate Use of Equipment, Alberta, Smith-Dorrien Valley, Ranger Creek
RAPPEL ERROR—INCORRECT USE OF EQUIPMENT Alberta, Smith-Dorrien Valley, Ranger Creek At 1630 on November 9, authorities at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Slip on Ice, Faulty Use of Crampons, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Smith-Dorrien Valley, French Creek
SLIP ON ICE, FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Smith-Dorrien Valley, French Creek On November 20, L.S. (24) and a ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Self-Belay Failure, Alberta, Kananaskis Valley, Kidd Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, SELF-BELAY FAILURE Alberta, Kananaskis Valley, Kidd Falls On November 23, S.M. (21) and a partner set ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Mount Rundle, The Professor Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Mount Rundle, The Professor Falls On November 23, R.R. was leading the second pitch ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Rappel Error — Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Murchison, Murchison Falls
RAPPEL ERROR—INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Murchison, Murchison Falls On November 23, a party of two were beginning the ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Failure to Follow Instructions, British Columbia, Mount Revelstoke National Park, Mount Macbeth
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, FAILURE TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS British Columbia, Mount Revelstoke National Park, Mount Macbeth On June 29, a ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Avalanche, Fall Into Crevasse, Poor Position, Weather, Inadequate Preparation, British Columbia, Mount Robson
AVALANCHE, FALL INTO CREVASSE, POOR POSITION, WEATHER, INADEQUATE PREPARATION British Columbia, Mount Robson A party of three (Party One) and ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall Into River, British Columbia, Jasper National Park, North Boundary Trail Hike
FALL INTO RIVER British Columbia, Jasper National Park, North Boundary Trail Hike D.H. and S.K. (from Germany) were ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall Into Moat, Falling Rock, Weather, British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park, Bugaboo Spire
FALL INTO MOAT, FALLING ROCK, WEATHER British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park, Bugaboo Spire In August, S.A. and B....
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Accident Reports
1998
Falling Rock, Weather, British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park, Bugaboo — Snowpatch Col
FALLING ROCK, WEATHER British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park, Bugaboo—Snowpatch Col A party of three, N.G., J.G., ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Falling Rock — Pulling Rappel Rope Down, Poor Position, British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park, Snowpatch Spire
FALLING ROCK—PULLING RAPPEL ROPE DOWN, POOR POSITION British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park, Snowpatch Spire In August, a party ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Lightning, British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park, Snowpatch Spire
LIGHTNING British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park, Snowpatch Spire A.B. and B.A. were descending the Kraus-McCarthy rappel route ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, Rope Parted – Friction Device, Northwest Territories, Baffin Island, Mount Thor
FALL ON ROCK, ROPE PARTED—FRICTION DEVICE Northwest Territories, Baffin Island, Mount Thor In mid-July A.G. (30) began a solo ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall Into Moat, Climbing Unroped, Poor Position, Inexperience, Quebec, Saint Raymond de Portneuf, Delaney Falls
FALL INTO MOAT, CLIMBING UNROPED, POOR POSITION, INEXPERIENCE Québec, Saint Raymond de Portneuf, Delaney Falls On January 13, E.F. ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall On Rock, Inadequate Protection, Quebec, Mount Saint Hilaire, Dame Noire Route
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Québec, Mount Saint Hilaire, Dame Noire Route On May 31, M.L. (33), with six years ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Rappel Error — Rope Tangled, Stranded, Inexperience, Darkness, Inadequate Equipment — No Head Lamp, Alabama, Pelham
RAPPEL ERROR—ROPE TANGLED, STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—NO HEAD LAMP Alabama, Pelham On March 2, Chad Lovelady (23) and Eric ...
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Accident Reports
1998
HACE, Inadequate Communication — Client to Guide, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HACE, INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION—CLIENT TO GUIDE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress An Alaska Denali Guiding Party led by Blaine Smith ...
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Accident Reports
1998
AMS — No Incident, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
AMS—NO INCIDENT Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Kim Jae Suk and Park Jae Il (24) of the Korean Palgong Kyung ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Off Route, Fall on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, No Belay/Protection, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
OFF ROUTE, FALL ON SNOW—UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, NO BELAY/ PROTECTION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 0800 on May 29, the “...
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Accident Reports
1998
Frostbite, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FROSTBITE, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 31, a guided group of five clients led by Blaine Smith and ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Frostbite, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Muldrow Glacier
FROSTBITE, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, Muldrow Glacier On June 4, at 1130, Wendt Andreas (34) of the High Dreams expedition checked in at ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Avalanche, Warm Weather, Alaska, Mount Hunter, Moonflower Buttress
AVALANCHE, WARM WEATHER Alaska, Mount Hunter, Moonflower Buttress On June 6, at 1700, Allan Kearney and Steve Mascioli (38) were climbing during a ...
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Accident Reports
1998
HACE, Party Separated, Failure to Turn Back, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HACE, PARTY SEPARATED, FAILURE TO TURN BACK Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Throughout the day on June 17, several expeditions passed ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, Inadequate Protection, Poor Position, Inexperience, Alaska, Ptarmigan Peak, Chugach State Park
FALL ON SNOW—UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, POOR POSITION, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Ptarmigan Peak, Chugach State Park On June 29, two ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow, Pneumothorax, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Karsten's Ridge
FALL ON SNOW, PNEUMOTHORAX Alaska, Mount McKinley, Karstens’ Ridge Jonathan Giesen’s (25) accident happened July 5 at 2200. We summitted the previous ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Rappel Error — Rope Ends Uneven, Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Arizona, Oak Flats
RAPPEL ERROR—ROPE ENDS UNEVEN, FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Arizona, Oak Flats On April 6, following a bouldering contest ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Equipment Failure — Ascenders Came Off Rope, Fall on Rock, Inadequate Self-Belay, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
EQUIPMENT FAILURE—ASCENDERS CAME OFF ROPE, FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE SELF-BELAY California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 27, Robert Jatkowski (30) ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Equipment Failure — Homemade Rivet Hanger, Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
EQUIPMENT FAILURE—HOMEMADE RIVET HANGER, FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 29, at 1430, Canadian climber John Chilton (36) ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Hardhat, California, Yosemite Valley, Middle Cathedral Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARDHAT California, Yosemite Valley, Middle Cathedral Rock On June 16, around 1330, Tyler Gregory (18) started ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Inadequate Water, Fatigue, Loss of Gear, Unable to Continue Climbing, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
INADEQUATE WATER, FATIGUE, LOSS OF GEAR, UNABLE TO CONTINUE CLIMBING California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On July 3, Japanese climber Hideki ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Stranded — Forgot to Untie Safety Knot in Rappel Rope — Jammed in Anchor, Stranded, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
STRANDED—FORGOT TO UNTIE SAFETY KNOT IN RAPPEL ROPE—JAMMED IN ANCHOR, STRANDED California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On July 3 ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite, Half Dome
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite, Half Dome On July 5, Kibum Lee, Ken Park and I (Jaenam Coe - 35) ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Protection Came Out — Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, Cookie Cliff
PROTECTION CAME OUT—FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, Cookie Cliff On July 14, Darko Dular (33), of Zagreb, Croatia, received fatal ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, Exceeding Abilities, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite, Lembert Dome
FALL ON ROCK, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite, Lembert Dome I climbed a 5.9 variant of a 5.6 ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Weather, Inadequate Equipment, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On Saturday, November 22, Tim Burnett (26) and Chris Abbott (45) arrived in the Valley ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Handhold Came Off — Failure to Test Hold, Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inattention, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy Ridge
HANDHOLD CAME OFF—FAILURE TO TEST HOLD, FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INATTENTION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Lumpy ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock — Blown Off by Wind Gust, Inadequate Protection, Partner Stranded, Inexeperience
On July 2, Todd Marshall (34) was leading the seventh pitch of Petit Grepon South Face (III, 5.8). At 1900, Marshall topped out on ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Stranded, Exceeding Abilities, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
STRANDED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On July 25, at 0100, David Gallegos and his brother ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Mount Meeker
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Mount Meeker On August 14, Scot Eden (25) ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, No Belay, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, South Maroon Peak
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, NO BELAY, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, South Maroon Peak On August 16, Aspen climber Hillary Trish (21) fell ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Handhold Came Loose, Fall on Rock, Colorado, Capitol Peak
HANDHOLD CAME LOOSE, FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Capitol Peak On August 17, while approaching the summit of 14,130 foot Capitol Peak along ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Handhold Came Off — Failure to Test Hold, Fall on Rock, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
HANDHOLD CAME OFF—FAILURE TO TEST HOLD, FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On August 19, prior ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Snow — Unable to Self-Arrest, Climbing Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON SNOW—UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On October 11, Madrone ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Weather, Protection Pulled Out, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, WEATHER, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On October 11, ...
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Accident Reports
1998
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Belay, Exceeding Abilities, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Thatchtop
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE BELAY, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Thatchtop On November 6, at 1300, Chris Chierello (29) was leading ...
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Accident Reports
1998