American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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The Mazamas
The Mazamas. Problems with governmental agencies proliferated in 1998. The Oregon State Marine Board continued its vendetta to classify, regulate and ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1999
Arizona Mountaineering Club
Arizona Mountaineering Club. Membership and enthusiasm continue to grow as the Arizona Mountaineering Club enters its 35th year. The membership, ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1999
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club
Dartmouth Mountaineering Club. Dartmouth climbers pulled down harder than ever before in New England, out west and beyond this year. ...
AAJ
Club Activities
1999
Harry C. McDade, M.D., 1924-1997
HARRY C. MCDADE, M.D. 1924-1997 In last year’s In Memoriam, Bill Putnam tells well of Harry McDade’s ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1999
Ichiro Yoshizawa, 1903-1998
ICHIRO YOSHIZAWA 1903-1998 Ichiro Yoshizawa, a member of The American Alpine Club and one of Japan’s most distinguished mountaineers ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1999
Bernard Pierre, 1920-1997
BERNARD PIERRE 1920-1997 Bernard Pierre was bom in Chelles, France, became a doctor of law and a graduate of the ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1999
Harry Hoyt, 1924-1997
HARRY HOYT 1924-1997 Harry Hoyt was bom June 20, 1924, in Grinnell, Iowa. Since he suffered from asthma, he was sent as ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1999
Henry Cecil John Hunt, 1910-1999
HENRY CECIL JOHN HUNT 1910-1999 Lord Hunt, who led the successful British expedition that made the first ascent of Everest, ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1999
Luther Gerald Jerstad, 1936-1998
LUTHER GERALD JERSTAD 1936-1998 Lute Jerstad possessed a magical quality bom of the mountains that affected all those around him. ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1999
Ned Gillette, 1945-1998
NED GILLETTE 1945-1998 “Ned left me and a lot of us with the courage, passion and imagination to push on, ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1999
Francys Distefano-Arsentiev, 1958-1998, Serguei Anatolievich Arsentiev, 1958-1998
FRANCYS DISTEFANO-ARSENTIEV 1958-1998 SERGUEI ANATOLIEVICH ARSENTIEV 1958-1998 About five years ago, Francys Distefano, a long-time member of the Telluride community ...
AAJ
In Memoriam
1999
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Second Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
Canada: I would like to start by thanking Geoff Powter for compiling the Canadian incidents for the 1998 edition. He took ...
ANAM
Editorials And Prefaces
1999
Stranded, Darkness, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Weeping Wall
STRANDED, DARKNESS, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Weeping Wall On March 7 at 2200, Jasper wardens received a report of stranded ice climbers ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Failure to Follow Route, Overdue, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, OVERDUE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Andromeda Two climbers were two days overdue on the Skyladder route ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska On May 13, D. B. reported a climbing accident to ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rappel, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain
FALL ON RAPPEL, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain On June 21, a party of two had completed the first ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Avalanche, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Mount Edith Cavell
AVALANCHE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Mount Edith Cavell On June 28, two climbers ascended the East Ridge of Mount ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska
FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Yamnuska On July 5, Kananaskis Emergency Services were notified by D. S. of a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay-Lowering, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Heart Creek, Kananaskis Country
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY-LOWERING Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Heart Creek, Kananaskis Country On July 18, M. P. was climbing at the ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Falling Rock, Off Route, Stranded, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis
FALLING ROCK, OFF ROUTE, STRANDED Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis On July 26, a party of two attempted Greenwood Route (III, 5.7) ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Falling Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Fay
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Fay On August 2, a party of three were climbing the center ice bulge on ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Stranded, Off Route, Inexperience, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Edith
STRANDED, OFF ROUTE, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Edith On August 5, two climbers were attempting the South Ridge (II, 5.4) of ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Overdue, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Mount Geraldine
OVERDUE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Mount Geraldine Two inexperienced climbers read the route description for Mount Geraldine in ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Falling Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Victoria On August 12, a party of two were starting early up the North Ridge ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled, No Hard Hat, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Back-of-the-Lake Crag
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Back-of-the-Lake Crag On August 30, T. R. was leading “I ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out—Piton, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ha Ling Peak
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT-PITON Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Ha Ling Peak On September 12, J. M., F. K. and S. ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Falling Rock, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Goat Mountain
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Goat Mountain On September 14 M.D.L.C. was climbing with D. C. on a ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay—Rope Too Short, Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Back of the Lake Crag
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY-ROPE TOO SHORT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Back of the Lake Crag On September 15, after completing Imaginary ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Avalanche, Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Dennis
AVALANCHE, FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Dennis On March 14, a party of three were climbing ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Grays Peak
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Grays Peak Two climbers departed the Gibson Lake parking lot in ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rappel, British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Stanley
FALL ON RAPPEL British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Stanley On July 27, after returning from the North Face glacier route, three ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Off Route, Party Separated, Inexperienced, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Avalanche Peak
OFF ROUTE, PARTY SEPARATED, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Avalanche Peak Two climbers on Avalanche Peak found themselves separated. One ...
ANAM
Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Fall into Crevasse, Inadequate Protection, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, FALL INTO CREVASSE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 26 at 1431, ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Ice/Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON ICE/SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress (What follows is a synopsis of two ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Descending Unroped, Weather, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, DESCENDING UNROPED, WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The Rainier Mountaineering, Inc. guided trip ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall into Moat—Snow Bridge Collapsed, Poor Position, Alaska, Chugach Range, Cantata Peak
FALL INTO MOAT–SNOW BRIDGE COLLAPSED, POOR POSITION Alaska, Chugach Range, Cantata Peak On June 6, around 1400, Kirk Towner (26) and I (29) ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Pre-exisiting Medical Condition—Failure to Inform Guides, Alaska, Mount McKinely, West Buttress
PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITION–FAILURE TO INFORM GUIDES Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 16, John Cloe (59), a client of a ...
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Accident Reports
1999
HAPE, Ascending Too Fast, Inadequate Fluids, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, ASCENDING TOO FAST, INADEQUATE FLUIDS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 18, at 1030, Lucas Vidal Proveda, leader of the ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Snow, Exceeding Abilities, Ascending Too Fast, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib
FALL ON SNOW, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, ASCENDING TOO FAST Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib A ten-member British Army expedition “Summit to ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Ice, Unable to Self-Arrest, Inadequate Belay, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON ICE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INADEQUATE BELAY Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress William Finley (24) and Jeff Munroe (25) were injured ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Hand-hold Came Loose, Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, California, Yosemite Valley
HAND-HOLD CAME LOOSE, FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On January 26, Katherine Davis (31) was climbing on Supplication (5.10). ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Exposure to Severe Weather, Hypothermia, Inadequate Equipment—Portaledge, Poor Position, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
EXPOSURE TO SEVERE WEATHER, HYPOTHERMIA, INADEQUATE EQUIP- MENT–PORTALEDGE, POOR POSITION California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 26 at 1415, Yosemite ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Stranded, Inexperience, Inadequate Clothing, Darkness, Weather, California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, DARKNESS, WEATHER California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches On May 28, Kevin Calvert (18) and Kacee Fujinami (19) were benighted ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Equipment Failure—Carabiner Broke, California, Lover's Leap
FALL ON ROCK, EQUIPMENT FAILURE–CARABINER BROKE California, Lover's Leap Gear worries were far from our minds on a beautiful ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Ice, Weather, Exceeding Abilities, California, Mount Shasta
FALL ON ICE, WEATHER, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Mount Shasta On June 25, Lois Johnson (52) and her husband Tom had camped at ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Stranded, Off Route, Inexperience, California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches
STRANDED, OFF ROUTE, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches On July 8 around 2330, Yosemite dispatch received multiple 911 calls reporting cries for ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Rappelled Off End of Rope—Fall on Rock, Miscalculated Rappel Station, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
RAPPELLED OFF END OF ROPE–FALL ON ROCK, MISCALCULATED RAPPEL STATION California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On July 13, as we ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out—Inadequate, California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT–INADEQUATE California, Yosemite Valley On September 6, David Craig (32) first met and climbed with a ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay—Rope Too Short and No Knot Tied in End, California, Yosemite National Park, Guppy Dom
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY–ROPE TOO SHORT and NO KNOT IN END California, Yosemite National Park, Guppy Dome On ...
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Accident Reports
1999
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection—Pulled Out, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION–PULLED OUT California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On September 13 around 1720, Kris Alageswaram (age unknown) was ...
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Accident Reports
1999