American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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503 Records

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Handhold Came Off—Fall on Rock, Protection (Bolt) Pulled Out, Alberta, Lady MacDonald, Stoneworks Crag
HANDHOLD CAME OFF-FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION (BOLT) PULLED OUT Alberta, Lady MacDonald, Stoneworks Crag On August 4, S. (20) was climbing a 5.12...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock—Dislodged, Fall on Snow, No Belay or Protection, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Lefroy
FALLING ROCK-DISLODGED, FALL ON SNOW, NO BELAY OR PROTECTION Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Lefroy On August 18, four climbers were ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Little
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Little On August 29, a party of four was ascending the normal route on ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Ice/Snow, Unroped, Poor Route Choice, Haste, Alberta, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca
FALL ON ICE/SNOW, UNROPED, POOR ROUTE CHOICE, HASTE Alberta, Columbia Icefield, Mount Athabasca On August 29 at 0500, F.W. (43), S....
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Accident Reports
2001
Handhold Came Off—Failure to Test Hold, Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Colin
HANDHOLD CAME OFF–FAILURE TO TEST HOLD, FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Colin On September 7, ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Avalanche, Fall on Snow, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Woolley
AVALANCHE, FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Woolley On November 13 at 1000, a party of three (ages: 25, 26, 26) ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Rappel Failure—Misperception of Anchor, Fall on Ice
RAPPEL FAILURE-MISPERCEPTION OF ANCHOR, FALL ON ICE Alberta, Banff National Park, Selenium Falls On December 12, a party of three had ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Ice, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Alberta, Roche a Perdix, Drambuie Deamon
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED Alberta, Roche a Perdix, Drambuie Deamon On December 16,1.R. attempted to solo climb ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Avalanche, Fall on Snow and Rock, Poor Position—Unsafe Conditions, British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Burgess
AVALANCHE, FALL ON SNOW AND ROCK, POOR POSITION–UNSAFE CONDITIONS British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Burgess On April 21, a ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection—Belay Anchor, Inadequate Belay, British Columbia, Squamish, Sickle
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION–BELAY ANCHOR, INADEQUATE BELAY British Columbia, Squamish, Sickle Two climbers were ascending a route called ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Slip on MIxed Terrain, Rappel Error, Fatigue, Dehydration, British Columbia, Tantalus Range, Mount Dione
SLIP ON MIXED TERRAIN, RAPPEL ERROR, FATIGUE, DEHYDRATION British Columbia, Tantalus Range, Mount Dione On September 24, two experienced climbers were ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Rock Holding Protection Broke—Fall on Rock, Protecion Pulled Out, British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Stephen
ROCK HOLDING PROTECTION BROKE OFF–FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT British Columbia, Yoho National Park, Mount Stephen On September 27, ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, Ontario, Milton, Buffalo Crag
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Ontario, Milton, Buffalo Crag On Sunday, April 2, G.S. (56) was leading Tapestry, a ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Ice, Harness Came Off—Not Buckled Correctly and Not Cliped in to Leg Yokes, Quebec, Gatineau Park, Cabin Creek Falls
FALL ON ICE, HARNESS CAME OFF-NOT BUCKLED CORRECTLY AND NOT CUPPED IN TO LEG YOKES Quebec, Gatineau Park, Cabin Creek ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock—Handhold Came Off, Quebec, Gatineau Park, Home Cliff
FALLING ROCK-HANDHOLD CAME OFF Quebec, Gatineau Park, Home Cliff On April 15, several climbers were top-roping on “Home Cliff” at the ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock, Handhold Failed, Quebec, Mont Gros Bras
FALLING ROCK, HANDHOLD FAILED Quebec, Mont Gros Bras S.C. (25) and R.B. (29) were climbing “Valerie Reverie”, a 5.8 route at ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Slip on Ice, AMS, Exposure, Inadequate Clothing, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
SLIP ON ICE, AMS, EXPOSURE, INADEQUATE CLOTHING, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress. May 13, Rangers Kevin Moore and Scott Metcalfe ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Snow, Fatigue, Inadequate Equipment, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW, FATIGUE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 16 at 1840, Christoph Haider (24) fell from below Denali ...
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2001
Fall Into Crevasse, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Northwest Fork, Kahiltna Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE Alaska, Mount McKinley, Northwest Fork, Kahiltna Glacier On May 13, The Velvet Underground Expedition, Courtland Shafer (33) and Glenn ...
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2001
Serac Fall, Alaska, Mount Johnson, Ruth Gorge
SERAC FALL Alaska, Mount Johnson, Ruth Gorge On May 15, Seth Shaw (38) and Tim Wagner (34) checked into the Talkeetna Ranger Station ...
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Accident Reports
2001
HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 1000 on May 27, Richard Gustafson (34) and William Ross (45)—clients from two separate expeditions—were ...
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Accident Reports
2001
AMS, Climbing Alone (Party Separated), Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
AMS, CLIMBING ALONE (PARTY SEPARATED), INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress The International Climbing Buddies Expedition, consisting of Ralph Nicholson, ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Respiratory Distress, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 26, the Casade-Dacks Expedition of Ron Fridell (50), Sid Perkins, and Don Andrews (43) ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Pulmonary Edema, Alaska, Mt. McKinley, West Buttress
PULMONARY EDEMA Alaska, Mt. McKinley, West Buttress While the incident with Andrews was unfolding at 13,500 feet, there was another incident ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Ice, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Mount Johnson
FALLING ICE Alaska, Mount McKinley, Mount Johnson At 1500 on June 8, Jeff Benowitz (30) and partner Chris Turiano (29) started climbing a new ...
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Accident Reports
2001
HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Charles Grey (40) of the Unfinished Business Expedition (party of 2), reported symptoms of HAPE to ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Illness—Abdominal Pain, Miscommunication—Failure to Disclose Medical Condition, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ILLNESS-ABDOMINAL PAIN, MISCOMMUNICATION-FAILURE TO DISCLOSE MEDICAL CONDITION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 9 at the 16,700-foot level of the ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Snow, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Denali Pass
FALL ON SNOW Alaska, Mount McKinley, Denali Pass On June 10 at 1945, Lev Sarkisov (61) of the Denali-2000 Khalatian Expedition (D2K) ...
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Accident Reports
2001
AMS—Ascending Too Fast, Climbing "Alone"—But Depending Upon Others, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Denali Pass
AMS–ASCENDING TOO FAST, CLIMBING "ALONE"–BUT DEPENDING UPON OTHERS Alaska, Mount McKinley, Denali Pass On June 25 at 1940, Ranger Meg ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Avalanche—Unsafe Conditions, Weather, Poor Position, Inadequate Equipment—No Ice Ax, Alaska, Chugach State Park, Flat Top Mountain
AVALANCHE-UNSAFE CONDITIONS, WEATHER, POOR POSITION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT–NO ICE AX Alaska, Chugach State Park, Flat Top Mountain On Saturday November 11, ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Stranded—Rappel Rope Too Short, Arizona, Camelback Mountain
STRANDED–RAPPEL ROPE TOO SHORT Arizona, Camelback Mountain On March 15, a person who wishes to remain anonymous was attempting to ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Rappell Error—Fall on Rock, Arizona, Tucson, Papago Buttes
RAPPEL ERROR–FALL ON ROCK Arizona, Tucson, Papago Buttes On August 10 at 7:00 pm, Kyle Brown (22) plunged 50 feet off a cliff ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, Placed No Protection, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, California, Castle Crags Wilderness
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, PLACED NO PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Castle Crags Wilderness On March 23, John ...
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2001
Weather, Exposure, Failure to Turn Back, California, Mount Shasta
WEATHER, EXPOSURE, FAILURE TO TURN BACK California, Mount Shasta Early Monday morning April 10, Craig Hiemstra (38) and John “Zippo” Miksits (45), both ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock
On April 24, Cam Lawson (30) was leading the sixth pitch of Iron Hawk, a Grade VI route on El Capitan . This ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock—Inadequate Hauling System, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK– INADEQUATE HAULING SYSTEM California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 2, Jeff (40) and Don (20) climbed the first two ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Mount Whitney On May 15, Graeme Taylor (39) and Keith Reid (37), both experienced climbers, were ...
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2001
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, POOR COMMUNICATION California, Yosemite Valley, Lower Yosemite Falls On June 24, Raj Dhingra (39), my brother Hugh (34), ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Poor Communication, California, Yosemite Valley, Lower Yosemite Falls
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, POOR COMMUNICATION California, Yosemite Valley, Lower Yosemite Falls On June 24, Raj Dhingra (39), my brother Hugh (34), ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Lightning—Poor Position, Failure to Turn Back, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment
LIGHTNING-POOR POSITION, FAILURE TO TURN BACK, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite National Park, Cathedral Peak On June 25, my brother ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock—Dislodged, No Hard Hat, Poor Position, California, Yosemite Valley, Sentinel Rock
FALLING ROCK- DISLODGED, NO HARD HAT, POOR POSITION California, Yosemite Valley, Sentinel Rock On June 27, Jim Corpus (44) and Mike Penner (45) ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Off Route—Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment and Protection, California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches
OFF ROUTE–FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT AND PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley, Royal Arches Welsh climbers Dan McDonald (20) and Peris ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, Half Dome On August 4 about 0800, two climbers reported to Ranger Steve Yu that one ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows On August 12, Chris Weeldreyer (36) was leading the first ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Falling Rock—Dislodged By Day-Pack, Poor Position, California, Yosemite Valley, Cathedral Rocks
FALLING ROCK- DISLODGED BY DAY-PACK, POOR POSITION California, Yosemite Valley, Cathedral Rocks On August 12, Sarah Sand (59) and eight friends started ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Placed Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley, Reed's Pinnacle
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley, Reed's Pinnacle On September 23, Aram ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Incomplete Tie-In, Fall on Rock, California, The Needles, Sorcerer Needle
INCOMPLETE TIE-IN, FALL ON ROCK California, The Needles, Sorcerer Needle On September 4, two climbers were on Thin Ice (5.10b) at ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Placed No Protection, California, Mount Shasta, Hotlum/Bolam Ridge
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, PLACED NO PROTECTION California, Mount Shasta, Hotlum/Bolam Ridge Leaving their high camp in the ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Nearly Stranded—Rigging Problems, Darkness, Fatigue, California, Yosemite Valley, Lost Arrow Tip
NEARLY STRANDED-RIGGING PROBLEMS, DARKNESS, FATIGUE California, Yosemite Valley, Lost Arrow Tip Sasha Binford and I, Charles Zilm (32), set out to ...
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Accident Reports
2001
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Anchor System, California, Yosemite Valley, Washington Column
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE ANCHOR SYSTEM California, Yosemite Valley, Washington Column On December 3, Andrew Morrison died when he fell several ...
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Accident Reports
2001