American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Aberdeen, North Glacier
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Aberdeen, North Glacier On October 14, a party of five was ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, British Columbia, Lillooet, Oregon Jack
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION British Columbia, Lillooet, Oregon Jack On January 7, H.C., S.P., and I headed into ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Climbing Alone, Weather—Lost Equipment in Storm, British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson
CLIMBING ALONE, WEATHER-LOST EQUIPMENT IN STORM British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson During the week of August 27, C....
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Inattention, British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Haffner Creek
FALL ON ICE, INATTENTION British Columbia, Kootenay National Park, Haffner Creek Haffner Creek is a popular ice climbing area with ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Loose Rock, Ontario, Bon Echo, Ottawa Route
LOOSE ROCK Ontario, Bon Echo, Ottawa Route On July 21, I.G. was leading the third pitch of the “Ottawa Route” (5.8) ...
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Accident Reports
2002
HAPE, HACE, AMS, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, HACE, AMS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 4, the “Joyful Expedition,” led by Chun Byung-Tai, was flown to ...
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2002
HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 1245 on Mayl 1, George Payot (63), a member of the Denali French Expedition, approached the ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Illness—Preexisting Condition Not Reported, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ILLNESS-PREEXISTING CONDITION NOT REPORTED Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 14, Chi-Hyeon Pack (27) was evacuated by helicopter from Mount McKinley ...
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Accident Reports
2002
FALL ON SNOW AND HAPE/HACE-ASCENDING TOO FAST, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW AND HAPE/HACE-ASCENDING TOO FAST Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 1430 on May 17, Frainciso Borja (32), a member ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Frostbite—Dehydration and Inadequate Clothing, Poor Physical Condition, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FROSTBITE-DEHYDRATION AND INADEQUATE CLOTHING, POOR PHYSICAL CONDITION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress About 2100 on May 18, climbers at the 14,200-foot camp ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Snow—Carrying Too Much, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW-CARRYING TOO MUCH Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 23 around 0800, Priska Landolt (30) of the Glaronia-Swiss Expedition was ...
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2002
AMS, HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
AMS, HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 26, Mark Hall (42), a client of Mountain Trip, was brought to the ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Foothold Gave Way—Fall on Snow, Placed No Protection, Alaska, Mount Hunter, Southwest Ridge
FOOTHOLD GAVE WAY-FALL ON SNOW, PLACED NO PROTECTION Alaska, Mount Hunter, Southwest Ridge On May 26 at 1700, James Raitt(27),James Bonnie (27), ...
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2002
Falling Ice, Poor Position, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge
FALLING ICE, POOR POSITION Alaska, Mount McKinley, Cassin Ridge At 2105 on June 16, Jason Kraus (30), a member of the Cold and ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, Arkansas, Sam's Throne
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT Arkansas, Sam's Throne On March 10, a climber (36) was looking at a climb ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Climbing Unroped, No Hard Hat, Arizona, Oak Creek Overlook, Griffo
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, CLIMBING UNROPED, NO HARD HAT Arizona, Oak Creek Overlook, Griffo On September 28, a rock-climbing teacher ...
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2002
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay Anchor, Arizona, Superior, Queen Creek
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY ANCHOR Arizona, Superior, Queen Creek I was climbing in Atlantis, Queen Creek, on a 5.10, which ...
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2002
Rockslide, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
ROCKSLIDE California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch On May 21, while ascending the Avalanche Gulch route, a large rock slide occurred, hitting ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Falling Rock—Crushed Hand, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Sea of Dreams
FALLING ROCK-CRUSHED HAND California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Sea of Dreams My name is Robert. I am a 24 year old ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Protection Came Out—Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Darkness, California, Yosemite Valley, The Nose
PROTECTION CAME OUT-FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, DARKNESS California, Yosemite Valley, The Nose On May 14, Brian Smudz and Yanchun ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Faulty Use of Crampons—Fall on Snow, California, Mount Shasta, Wintun Ice Fall
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS-FALL ON SNOW California, Mount Shasta, Wintun Ice Fall On June 24, David Lowe (24) was glissading at 13,500 feet ...
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2002
Protection Pulled Out—Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, Middle Cathedral Rock
PROTECTION PULLED OUT-FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, Middle Cathedral Rock On July 12th at 1:00 p.m., a fisherman in ...
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Accident Reports
2002
AMS—Ascending Too Fast, Late Start, Exceeding Abilities, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
AMS-ASCENDING TOO FAST, LATE START, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch On July 16, Jans Hogenacker (22) and his party of ...
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2002
Falling Rock, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
FALLING ROCK California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch On July 18, Scott Eisenbarth (25), a guide for Shasta Mountain Guides (SMG), was descending ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock, Inexperience, California, Yosemite National Park, Daff Dome
FALL ON ROCK, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite National Park, Daff Dome On September 15 at 1520, Anne Venturelli (33) had top-roped about 30 feet of ...
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2002
Fall on Rock, Protection, Inexperience, Inadequate Food, California, Yosemite valley, El Capitan, Mescalito
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE FOOD California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, Mescalito On September 24, on the sixth day out, ...
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2002
Failure to Follow Route, Climbing Alone, Exposure, Inadequate Equipment/Clothing, Weather, Inexperience, California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch
FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, CLIMBING ALONE, EXPOSURE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING, WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE California, Mount Shasta, Avalanche Gulch Henry Clardy (41) was ...
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2002
Fall on Snow—Unable to Self-Arrest, Climbing Alone and Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, California, Mount Shasta, Sargents Ridge
FALL ON SNOW-UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Mount Shasta, Sargents Ridge The Mount Shasta area ...
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2002
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Miscommunication, Colorado, Ouray Ice Park
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, MISCOMMUNICATION Colorado, Ouray Ice Park In January, a 140-foot fall at the Ouray Ice Park ...
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2002
Falls on Rock, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Cruise Route
FALLS ON ROCK Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Cruise Route On June 17 th, Zach Alberts (20) fell while ...
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2002
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon, Bestowal Crack
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon, Bestowal Crack My son Chris (17), our friend Eric (17), and I traveled to ...
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2002
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Equipment, Inadequate Protection, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, East Face
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak, East Face On August 3 at 0700, Jeff ...
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2002
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Glacier Gorge
TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK (TIA) Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Glacier Gorge At 12:15 pm on August 5, I (43) suffered a transient ischemic ...
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2002
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Longs Peak On August 8 at 0745, Scott McLeod (23) and ...
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2002
Falling Rocks and Objects, Inadequate Communication, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon, Bestowal Crack
FALLING ROCKS AND OBJECTS, INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION Colorado, Eldorado Canyon, Bestowal Crack I was on Werk Supp at the belay after ...
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2002
Fatigue—Fall on Ice, Inexperience, Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Main Falls
FATIGUE—FALL ON ICE, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park, Main Falls On December 8 about 1000, Aaron Shupp (22) fell 20 to 30 feet ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Indoor Climbing Wall—No Protection, Minnesota, Duluth, Vertical Endeavors Climbing Gym
FALL ON INDOOR CLIMBING WALL-NO PROTECTION Minnesota, Duluth, Vertical Endeavors Climbing Gym Tom Upham (27) was climbing the wall with friends ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice—Ice Broke Off, Misjudged Conditions, New Hampshire, Frankenstein Cliffs, Cave Route
FALL ON ICE—ICE BROKE OFF, MISJUDGED CONDITIONS New Hampshire, Frankenstein Cliffs, Cave Route I reached the top of the ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, New Hampshire, Frankenstein Cliff, Standard Route Left
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES New Hampshire, Frankenstein Cliff, Standard Route Left On February 17, the strongest leader, Tom, ...
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2002
Fall on Ice—Mediocre Ice Quality, Inadequate Protection, New Hampshire, Frankenstein Cliff, Pegasus
FALL ON ICE-MEDIOCRE ICE QUALITY, INADEQUATE PROTECTION New Hampshire, Frankenstein Cliff, Pegasus On March 14 the climber started up the lower ...
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2002
Protection Pulled Out—Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay—Rope Diameter too Small, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, Retaliation
PROTECTION PULLED OUT–FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY–ROPE DIAMETER TOO SMALL New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, Retaliation The leader, A1 (30...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock—Failure to Clip into Quickdraw, Weather, Inadequate Equipment—Shoes, New Hampshire, Rumney Crags
FALL ON ROCK–FAILURE TO CLIP INTO QUICKDRAW, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT–SHOES New Hampshire, Rumney Crags Mark (33) and I have ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliffs, Vertigo
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT New Hampshire, Cannon Cliffs, Vertigo Daniel Chaffee (20) was climbing on Vertigo. He was on ...
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2002
Stranded, Inexperience, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Whitney Gilman
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff, Whitney Gilman On October 12, New Hampshire Fish and Game received a report of two ...
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2002
Various Falls on Rock (22 Leader Falls)—Mostly Inadequate Protection, Off Route (2), Rappel Error, Inadequate Belay, New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK (22 LEADER FALLS)–MOSTLY INADEQUATE PROTECTION, OFF ROUTE (2), RAPPEL ERROR, INADEQUATE BELAY New York, Mohonk Preserve, Shawangunks ...
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2002
Fall or Slip on rock, Belayer Error, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain State Park, Gumby's Roof
FALL OR SLIP ON ROCK, BELAYER ERROR North Carolina, Crowders Mountain State Park, Gumby's Roof Ringo Willoughby (31) and a female ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Nut or Chock Pulled Out, Poor Position, North Carolina, Moore's Wall, Sentinel Buttress, Zoo View
NUT OR CHOCK PULLED OUT, POOR POSITION North Carolina, Moore's Wall, Sentinel Buttress, Zoo View On September 2, Ron Lantham (37) and ...
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2002
Inadequate Water—Dehydration, Exhaustion, North Carolina, Moore's Wall, Sentinel Buttress
INADEQUATE WATER–DEHYDRATION, EXHAUSTION North Carolina, Moore's Wall, Sentinel Buttress At approximately 1800 on June 6,1 received a radio communication from seasonal ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Equipment—Dull Crampons, Oregon, Mount Hood, South Side
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT–DULL CRAMPONS Oregon, Mount Hood, South Side On March 23, two climbers (both 22) were descending the ...
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Accident Reports
2002
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Oregon, Smith Rock, Crack of Infinity
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Oregon, Smith Rock, Crack of Infinity On June 3, Rod Lucas (45) was leading Crack of ...
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Accident Reports
2002