American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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415 Records

Title Publication Year
A.A.C., Oregon Section
AAC, Oregon Section. Many of our members achieved noteworthy goals or honors this past year. John Harlin III was appointed ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., Sierra Nevada Section
AAC, Sierra Nevada Section. It was an active year as usual for our members, starting with an April 6 fundraiser, complete ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., Central Rockies Section
AAC, Central Rockies Section. The year began on a high note with the Section providing customized, limited edition embroidered jackets, ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., Midwest Section
AAC, Midwest Section. The following summarizes the Section's 2002 activities. In February the Midwest Section represented the AAC at the annual ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., North Central Section
AAC, North Central Section. The North Central Section continues to progress toward more communication, camaraderie, and interaction with the Club. ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., New York Section
AAC, New York Section. No other event has impacted the NY Section quite as severely as that which occurred on 9/11. ...
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Club Activities
2003
A.A.C., New England Section
AAC, New England Section. Our Section continues to grow, and in 2002 membership increased to 510 from 486 in 2001. Eighty people attended our ...
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Club Activities
2003
The Mazamas
The Mazamas. For The Mazamas of Portland, Oregon, safety is the dominant theme in the club’s numerous mountaineering endeavors. ...
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Club Activities
2003
The Arizona Mountaineering Club
The Arizona Mountaineering Club. The AzMC’s membership totaled 483 at year-end 2002. Given the increased popularity of rock climbing and climbing ...
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Club Activities
2003
The Mountaineers
The Mountaineers. The Mountaineers continues to offer well-received and popular courses in fundamental to intermediate mountaineering instruction, with the same ...
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Club Activities
2003
Raymond David Caughron, 1943-2002
Raymond David Caughron 1943-2002 I first met RD Caughron some 30 years ago, and knew him as a climbing and skiing ...
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In Memoriam
2003
Earlyn Dean, 1939-2002
Earlyn Dean 1939-2002 Earlyn Dean died in her sleep at her winter home in Singer Island, Florida on March 31. Raised ...
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In Memoriam
2003
Kenneth Atwood Henderson, 1907-2001
Kenneth Atwood Henderson 1907-2001 Mt. Rainier, Pinnacle Peak, Unicorn Peak, and Castle Rock in the Cascades. Yukness, Odaray, Huber, Victoria, ...
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In Memoriam
2003
Andrew John Kauffman II, 1920-2003
Andrew John Kauffman, II 1920-2003 One never knows how things will end in this world. How could I have known, ...
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In Memoriam
2003
William Hearrell Robins, 1957-2002
William (Bill) Hearrell Robins 1957-2002 Bill Robins, 45, died on July 7 while attempting a technical climb on the northeast face of ...
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In Memoriam
2003
André Roch, 1906-2002
André Roch 1906-2002 The 20th of November saw the passing of one of the great mountaineers of our time: André ...
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In Memoriam
2003
Galen Avery Rowell, 1940-2002
Galen Avery Rowell 1940-2002 In the early hours of August 11 we lost one of our most energetic and influential mountaineers ...
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In Memoriam
2003
Harold Walton, 1912-2002
Harold Walton 1912-2002 Harold Walton was born in Cornwall, England and received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Exeter College ...
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In Memoriam
2003
Accidents in North American Mountaineering, Fifty-Sixth Annual Report of the Safety Committees of The American Alpine Club and The Alpine Club of Canada
This is the fifty-sixth issue of Accidents in North American Mountaineering and the twenty-fifth issue in which The Alpine Club ...
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Editorials And Prefaces
2003
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Banff National Park, Bow Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Banff National Park, Bow Falls On February 12, The Mountaineers party began their approach across ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Falling Icicle, Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection
On March 2, a climber was five to seven meters into a lead on Pearl Necklace (50 m. WI 5+), without placing any ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Falling Ice
On March 7, three climbers were climbing the left line of Louise Falls (II WI4+). The temperature in the Lake ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Ice, Protection Pulled Out-Ice Tool, Alberta, Banff National Park, Professor Falls
FALL ON ICE, PROTECTION PULLED OUT—ICE TOOL Alberta, Banff National Park, Professor Falls, On March 10 at 1130, T.M. was ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall through Cornice, Off Route, Unroped, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Balfour
FALL THROUGH CORNICE, OFF ROUTE, UNROPED Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Balfour On April 12, N.F., a ski patroller from ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Rock, Protection Failed-Rock Block, Failure to Test Hold, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Hidden Valley
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION FAlLED—ROCK BLOCK, FAILURE TO TEST HOLD Alberta, Jasper National Park, Hidden Valley On May 19, Peter ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Morro Slabs
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Jasper National Park, Morro Slabs On June 22, a family group and friends ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Stranded-Off Route, Inadequate Research, Exceeding Abilities, Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Crandell Mountain, Tick Ridge
STRANDED—OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE RESEARCH, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Alberta, Waterton Lakes National Park, Crandell Mountain, Tick Ridge A group of 25, including ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Stranded-Solo Climbing, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Equipment/Clothing, Weather, Alberta, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Mount Brock, Southwest Face
STRANDED—SOLO CLIMBING, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING, WEATHER Alberta, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Mount Brock, Southwest Face C.F., ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection-No Stopper Knot, Haste, Inattention, Alberta, Cougar Canyon, Slowpoke
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION—NO STOPPER KNOT, HASTE, INATTENTION Alberta, Cougar Canyon, Slowpoke “On Saturday, July 13, we gave a ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Falling Rock, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Athabasca, North Ridge
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Athabasca, North Ridge On August 21, Jeff (age unknown) and Andrew (33) were ascending the ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Stranded Due to Medical Condition, Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Temple, East Ridge
STRANDED DUE TO MEDICAL CONDITION Alberta, Banff National Park, Mount Temple, East Ridge On August 27, while on a solo ascent ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Rock, Off Route, Inadequate Protection, Alberta, Canmore, Mount Fable, Southeast Ridge
FALL ON ROCK, OFF ROUTE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alberta, Canmore, Mount Fable, Southeast Ridge On August 28, F.L. and S.H. ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Stranded, Poor Conditions, Alberta, Banff National Park, The Finger
STRANDED, POOR CONDITIONS Alberta, Banff National Park, The Finger On September 28, a party of two was reported overdue from a ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Alberta, Ghost River, Duveinafees
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Alberta, Ghost River, Duveinafees On October 8, around 1400, B.W. was leading the second pitch ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Ice, Protection Pulled Out-Ice Tool, Alberta, Banff National Park, Professor Falls
FALL ON ICE, PROTECTION PULLED OUT—ICE TOOL Alberta, Jasper National Park, Shades of Beauty On November 25, three experienced ice ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, British Columbia, Golden Canyon, Lady Killer
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION British Columbia, Golden Canyon, Lady Killer On March 11, while leading the first pitch of Lady ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Slip on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Unable to Self-Arrest, Inadequate Equipment, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains South, Mount Billy Budd
SLIP ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains South, Mount Billy Budd On August 18, ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Slip on Snow-Unable to Self-Arrest, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Palisade Mountain
SLIP ON SNOW—UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Palisade Mountain On August 19, two members of a week-long climbing ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, British Columbia, Dowler Range, Mount Dougie Dowler
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED British Columbia, Dowler Range, Mount Dougie Dowler N.S. (25) departed around noon on ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Avalanche, Ice Anchor Failure-Fall on Ice, Baffin Island, Auyuittuq National Park, Mount Breidablik
AVALANCHE, ICE ANCHOR FAILURE—FALL ON ICE Baffin Island, Auyuittuq National Park, Mount Breidablik On July 8, after reaching the summit ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Equipment Failure through Improper Use-Inadequate Anchor, Quebec, Sageunay National Park, Cap Trinite, Les Grands Gallets (5.9, A2+, 350m.)
EQUIPMENT FAILURE THROUGH IMPROPER USE—INADEQUATE ANCHOR Québec, Sageunay National Park, Cap Trinité, Les Grands Gallets (5.9, A2+, 350 m.) A ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Falling Rock, Weather, Yukon Territory, Mount Augusta, North Buttress
FALLING ROCK, WEATHER Yukon Territory, Mount Augusta, North Buttress At 1500 on June 18, South District Ranger Daryl Miller in Talkeetna, AX, ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, Alaska, Alaska Range, Idems Peak
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED Alaska, Alaska Range, Idems Peak On March 24, Karoline Frey (27), a German graduate student at the ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Avalanche-Backcountry Snowboarding, Poor Position, Alaska, Mount St. Elias
AVALANCHE—BACKCOUNTRY SNOWBOARDING, POOR POSITION Alaska, Mount St. Elias On April 7, John Griber was carefully working his way down a 45...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall into Crevasse, Alaska, Talkeetna Mountains
FALL INTO CREVASSE Alaska, Talkeetna Mountains At 1700 on April 26, Alpine Ascents guide Brian McCullough (42) was traveling with three clients on ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall into Crevasse (1) and Fall on Ice/Windslabbed Snow, Inadequate Protection, Descending Unroped, Fatigue, Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL INTO CREVASSE (1) AND FALL ON ICE/WINDSLABBED SNOW, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, DESCENDING UNROPED, FATIGUE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall on Snow, Party Separated-Climbing Alone, Fatigue, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Denali Pass
FALL ON SNOW, PARTY SEPARATED—CLIMBING ALONE, FATIGUE Alaska, Mount McKinley, Denali Pass On May 18 at 0600, Kunibert Gramlich, from Germany, ...
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Accident Reports
2003
HAPE, HACE, Climbing Alone, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE, HACE, CLIMBING ALONE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 1813 on May 27, Joshua Wax (28), a solo climber experiencing symptoms of ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fall into Crevasse, Distracting Illness, Unseasonable Warm Weather, Alaskas, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL INTO CREVASSE, DISTRACTING ILLNESS, UNSEASONABLY WARM WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress An Alpine Ascents International guided party led ...
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Accident Reports
2003
Fatigue-Pulmonary Infection, Dehydration, Inadequate Equipment-No Stove, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Direct West Buttress
FATIGUE—PULMONARY INFECTION, DEHYDRATION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—NO STOVE Alaska, Mount McKinley, Direct West Buttress At 2121 on June 2, Jim LaRue (45) and ...
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Accident Reports
2003