American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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462 Records

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Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mounts Charlton and Unwin
WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mounts Charlton and Unwin On July 15, two inexperienced climbers (both 25) climbed Mount ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, and Stranded, Inexperience — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED, and STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca On July 19, a party ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Wrong Route, Inappropriate Equipment — Alberta, Banff National Park, Castle Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, WRONG ROUTE, INAPPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Banff National Park, Castle Mountain On July 27 a party of two began ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall in Crevasse — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield
FALL IN CREVASSE Alberta, Jasper National Park, Columbia Icefield At 1840 on August 5, two climbers came off the Columbia Icefield to ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Rockfall, Poor Position, Poor Judgment — Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Edith Cavell
ROCKFALL, POOR POSITION, POOR JUDGMENT Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Edith Cavell On August 20, two climbers (F 43, M 54) began ascending ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Ice, Equipment Failure — Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Aberdeen
FALL ON ICE, EQUIPMENT FAILURE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Aberdeen On August 20, L.S. (40) was guiding K.B. (61) on ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Loose Rock, Fatigue — Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Victoria
FALL ON ROCK, LOOSE ROCK, FATIGUE Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Victoria I (35) was climbing with two friends, H.N. (32) ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Handhold Pulled — Alberta, Mount Laurie (Yamnuska)
FALL ON ROCK, HANDHOLD PULLED Alberta, Mount Laurie (Yamnuska) On September 17, C.H. and C.S. were climbing “Grillmair Chimney” (5.5) ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Poor Position, Inexperience and Avalanche (Two Separate Accidents) — Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Waterfall
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, POOR POSITION, INEXPERIENCE and AVALANCHE (TWO SEPARATE ACCIDENTS) Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Waterfall These ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Snow, No Helmet, Climbing Alone — British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Mount Stanley
FALL ON SNOW, NO HELMET, CLIMBING ALONE British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Mount Stanley On August 6 a climber was reported ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Avalanche, Inexperience — British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson
AVALANCHE, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson K.G. and M.J. (both 19) were in a party ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Illness — British Columbia, Glacier National Park, Mount Uto
ILLNESS British Columbia, Glacier National Park, Mount Uto On August 28, five climbers were on their way up the Southwest Ridge ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Weather — British Columbia, Comox, Mount Alber-Edward
WEATHER British Columbia, Comox, Mount Albert-Edward Three climbers were reported overdue on September 17. They had been attempting a four- to ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Slip on Rock, Unroped, No Hard Hat — Ontario, Milton, Buffalo Crag
SLIP ON ROCK, UNROPED, NO HARD HAT Ontario, Milton, Buffalo Crag On Sunday, March 28 F.M. (26) was scouting out the ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, Protection Pulled, Inexperience — Ontario, Milton, Kelso Crags
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT, PROTECTION PULLED, INEXPERIENCE Ontario, Milton, Kelso Crags On Sunday, August 15 P.D. (36) of Tonawanda, ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Avalanche — Alaska, Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve, University Range
AVALANCHE Alaska, Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve, University Range James Haberl (41) from Whistler, BC, Keith Reid, and Graeme ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self Arrest, No Belay — Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF ARREST, NO BELAY Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress A three-person Spanish expedition named “McKinley 99” ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Snow, AMS — Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, AMS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The Denali Ski “Challenge 1999” expedition from Italy included skier Mauro Rumez ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Exceeding Abilities — Off Route, Inadequate Equipment and Water, Hypothermia, Frostbite — Alaska, Mount McKinley
EXCEEDING ABILITIES - OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND WATER, HYPOTHERMIA, FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 3, the Densan party from ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Falling Ice, Fall on Ice, Ice Screw Failed
On May 12 Malcolm Daly (43) and Jim Donini (57) of Boulder, Colorado flew onto the Tokositna Glacier at 7,500 feet to attempt a ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fatigue, Dehydration, Frostbite, Climbing Alone — Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FATIGUE, DEHYDRATION, FROSTBITE, CLIMBING ALONE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Tomoyasu Ishikawa (30) began his solo ascent of Mount McKinley from ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Inadequate Food and Water, Climbing Alone — Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
INADEQUATE FOOD AND WATER, CLIMBING ALONE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Shigeo Tamoi (33) began his solo climb of Mount McKinley’...
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Accident Reports
2000
Inexperience, Failure to Turn Back — Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
INEXPERIENCE, FAILURE TO TURN BACK Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Mike McCarthy (32) faxed his Mount McKinley climbing registration form to ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Snow Blindness, Acute Mountain Sickness — Alaska, Mount McKinley
SNOW BLINDNESS, ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 15, both a South African McKinley expedition, consisting of Ian Bailey, ...
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Accident Reports
2000
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) — Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HIGH ALTITUDE CEREBRAL EDEMA (HACE) Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The “Kiwi Denali” expedition included Richard Walshe, Andre Bell, Dave ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall into Crevasse, Exceeding Abilities — Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL INTO CREVASSE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On the morning of July 5 at approximately 0100 the “Death March 2000” ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Rope Severed by Falling Rock — Alaska, Portage Glacier
FALL ON ROCK, ROPE SEVERED BY FALLING ROCK Alaska, Portage Glacier I am sorry to report the death of Steve ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Protection Pulled Out When Weighted — Fall on Rock, Trying to Stick to a Schedule — California, Yosemite National Park, El Capitan
PROTECTION PULLED OUT WHEN WEIGHTED–FALL ON ROCK, TRYING TO STICK TO A SCHEDULE California, Yosemite National Park, El Capitan ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay — Rope Too Short, Inattention — California, Yosemite Valley, Manure Pile Buttress
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY – ROPE TOO SHORT, INATTENTION California, Yosemite Valley, Manure Pile Buttress I’d like to say ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Stranded - Weather, Inadequate Equipment, Hypothermia — California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome
STRANDED – WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, HYPOTHERMIA California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome English climbers Justin (28) and Luke (about 25) arrived in the Valley ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Protection Pulled Out, Overconfidence — California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, OVERCONFIDENCE California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan Dave and I (Rob) had been ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Falling Rock — California, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Apron
FALLING ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, Glacier Point Apron After climbing in the Valley for a couple of weeks, Peter Terbush (22), ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat — California, Kings Canyon National Park, North Dome
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT California, Kings Canyon National Park, North Dome In mid-June, we—Brandon Thau (23), Matthew Pollard (24), and ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock — Misjudged Pendulum — California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK – MISJUDGED PENDULUM California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On June 28, Mario (42), Peter (30), and Gilbert (40), all from Austria, were ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Illness — HACE, Exceeding Abilities, Ascending Too Fast — California, Mount Shasta, Misery Hill
ILLNESS – HACE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, ASCENDING TOO FAST California, Mount Shasta, Misery Hill On July 30, Ken Goldstein (25) had stopped to rest ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out — California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT California, Yosemite Vailey, El Capitan In the afternoon of September 9, Russ Fields (29), Bob Dunahue (36), ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Snow — Unable to Self Arrest, Party Separated, Exceeding Abilities — California, Mount Shasta, Hotlum/Bolum Ridge
FALL ON HARD SNOW - UNABLE TO SELF ARREST, PARTY SEPARATED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Mount Shasta, Hotlum/Bolum Ridge On ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled, Exceeding Abilities — California, Yosemite Valley, Middle Cathedral Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Yosemite Valley, Middle Cathedral Rock On October 10, Dan Goriesky (43) set out to ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection — Knot Pulled Through Bolt Hanger — California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION – KNOT PULLED THROUGH BOLT HANGER California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On October 27, Jim Fisher (30) and ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Rappel Error — Uneven Rope Ends, Fall on Rock — High Eagle Dome, Shuteye Ridge, California
RAPPEL ERROR – UNEVEN ROPE ENDS, FALL ON ROCK High Eagle Dome, Shuteye Ridge, California On October 31, after setting up a ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Stranded — Did Not Check Fixed Ropes, Dehydration, Fatigue, Weather — California, Yosemite Valley, Lost Arrow Spire
STRANDED – DID NOT CHECK FIXED ROPES, DEHYDRATION, FATIGUE, WEATHER California, Yosemite Valley, Lost Arrow Spire Late fall in the Sierra ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, No Hard Hat — Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Book
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Book On February 6 at 1600, Kevin ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Rappel Error — Slack in Rope, Fall on Rock — Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Twin Owls
RAPPEL ERROR – SLACK IN ROPE, FALL ON ROCK Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Twin Owls On June 25 Todd Burke had ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay — Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Book
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, The Book On June 28 at 1015, Dale Yang (31) fell while leading ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Rock, Failed to Follow Route, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat — Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Peak
FALL ON ROCK, FAILED TO FOLLOW ROUTE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hallett Peak On ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Falling Rock — Dislodged by Climber, Failure to Test Holds — Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Little Twin Owls
FALLING ROCK – DISLODGED BY CLIMBER, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Little Twin Owls On August 7 at 1900, ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Exhaustion — Unable to Descend, Dehydration, Exceeding Abilities — Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
EXHAUSTION – UNABLE TO DESCEND, DEHYDRATION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On September 1, a Colorado Mountain School ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Poor Tool Placement, Exceeding Abilities — Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hidden Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, POOR TOOL PLACEMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Hidden Falls On December 20, Ben ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Various Falls on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Rock Flake (Handhold) Came Out, Stranded — Idaho, City of Rock National Reserve, Various Routes
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, ROCK FLAKE (HANDHOLD) CAME OUT, STRANDED Idaho, City of Rocks National Reserve, Various ...
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Accident Reports
2000
Rock Broke Off, Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Failure to Test Holds, Inadequate Protection, Inexperience — Kentucky, Red River Gorge State Park
ROCK BROKE OFF, FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, FAILURE TO TEST HOLDS, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE Kentucky, Red River Gorge State ...
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Accident Reports
2000