American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Falling Rock, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Fryatt
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Jasper National Park, Mount Fryatt In the early morning of August 29, a party of four left their ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock—Foothold Broke, Protection Pulled Out, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Tonquin Valley, Mount Oubliette
FALL ON ROCK-FOOTHOLD BROKE, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Alberta, Jasper National Park, Tonquin Valley, Mount Oubliette A.M. and I just ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Inexperience, Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, INEXPERIENCE Alberta, Banff National Park, Cascade Mountain On August 30, N.P. (16), C.B. (18) and J.P. (17) left ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Protection Pulled Out, Alberta, Ghost River Area, Bonanza
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Alberta, Ghost River area, Bonanza On September 6, a party of ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Late Start, Failure to Follow Route, Darkness, Stranded, Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Indefatigable
LATE START, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, DARKNESS, STRANDED Alberta, Kananaskis Country, Mount Indefatigable On September 14, two women (28 and 36), from Canmore ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Alberta, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Back of the Lake Crag, Ash Wednesday
FALL ON ROCK Alberta, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Back of the Lake Crag, Ash Wednesday On October 10, T. (24) and ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Alberta, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Back of the Lake Crag, Scared Peaches
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT Alberta, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Back of the Lake Crag, Scared Peaches On ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Falling Rock, Alberta, Jasper National Park, Roche à Perdrix
FALLING ROCK Alberta, Jasper National Park, Roche à Perdrix On October 26, at 0700 J.H. (28) and M.L. (42) set out to climb ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Avalanche, Poor Position, Weather, Peter Lougheed Park, Mount Murray, R&D
AVALANCHE, POOR POSITION, WEATHER Alberta, Peter Lougheed Park, Mount Murray, R & D On November 11, a party of ice climbers on ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Falling Ice—Dislodged by Leader, Poor Position—Belayer, Alberta, Banff National Park, Weeping Wall, Center Pillar
FALLING ICE-DISLODGED BY LEADER, POOR POSITION-BELAYER Alberta, Banff National Park, Weeping Wall, Center Pillar On December 21, J.R. (23) was belaying ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Avalanche, British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains North, Durrand Glacier
AVALANCHE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains North, Durrand Glacier On January 20, a group of eleven backcountry skiers was caught in an ...
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2004
Avalanche, British Columbia, Glacier National Park, Mount Cheops
AVALANCHE British Columbia, Glacier National Park, Mount Cheops On February 1, a high school backcountry ski group comprised of three adults ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay/Anchor, British Columbia, Squamish, Stawamus Chief, Exasperater
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY/ANCHOR British Columbia, Squamish, Stawamus Chief, Exasperater D.G. (41) fell 30 meters to his death while ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Inadequate Anchor and Belay, British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park/Alpine Recreation Area, Snowpatch Spire
INADEQUATE ANCHOR AND BELAY British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park/Alpine Recreation Area, Snowpatch Spire On July 18, a group of ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Climbing Alone, Disappeared, Possible Fall into Crevasse, British Climber, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson
CLIMBING ALONE, DISAPPEARED, POSSIBLE FALL INTO CREVASSE British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson On July 31, L.B. (23) departed ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, Protection Pulled Out, British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park/Alpine Recreation Area, Snowpatch Spire
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, PROTECTION PULLED OUT British Columbia, Bugaboo Glacier Provincial Park/Alpine Recreation Area, Snowpatch ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, British Columbia, Squamish, Lower Malamute Area
FALL ON ROCK British Columbia, Squamish, Lower Malamute area On August 6, a 23-year-old male from the United States fell while ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall into Crevasse, Placed Inadequate Protection, Time of Day, British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson
FALL INTO CREVASSE, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, TIME OF DAY British Columbia, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Robson On August 31, Richard ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Protection (Tools) Pulled Out, New Brunswick, The Quarry
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, PROTECTION (TOOLS) PULLED OUT New Brunswick, The Quarry Description: On March 1, three experienced climbers set ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Falling Rock—Dislodged Rock, Monterrey, El Potrero Chico, Space Boyz
MEXICO FALLING ROCK–DISLODGED ROCK Monterrey, El Potrero Chico, Space Boyz On December 29, my climbing partner, Crockett Farnell, and I (...
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2004
Rappel Failure—Inadequate Anchor, Alaska, Moose's Tooth, Shaken Not Stirred
RAPPEL FAILURE–INADEQUATE ANCHOR Alaska, Moose's Tooth, Shaken Not Stirred In the early morning of May 1, around 0200, Kevin Cooper and ...
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Accident Reports
2004
HAPE—Ascended Too Fast, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE—ASCENDED TOO FAST Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 4, an Austrian party called Team Outback departed Talkeetna, for ...
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2004
Frostbite, AMS, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FROSTBITE, AMS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress In the early morning of May 14, the team New River George contacted NPS ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Illness—Colitis, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ILLNESS–COLITIS Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 1825 on May 19, Christopher Allewell (age unknown) was assisted into the 14,200-foot NPS ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Dehydration, Unable to Get to Mittens—Frostbite, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib
DEHYDRATION, UNABLE TO GET TO MITTENS–FROSTBITE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Rib On May 3rd, the three-member expedition, Rocky Mountain ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Ankle Injury and HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ANKLE INJURY AND HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress This summary is comprised of two separate incidents that ended up ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Strained Back, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
STRAINED BACK Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On the afternoon of June 2, an RMI guided group was ascending below the ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Snow—Inadequate Protection, Haste, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
FALL ON SNOW–INADEQUATE PROTECTION, HASTE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress This incident happened in May while we were descending ...
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2004
Knee Injury, Inexperience, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
KNEE INJURY, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On May 30, the two members of the Sled Dog expedition, Matt Sachs (34) ...
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2004
HAPE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HAPE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 1, Peter Staples (48) of the “OSAT,03” expedition, suffered from High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (...
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Accident Reports
2004
Dehydration—Exhaustion, Minor Frostbite, Climbing Too Slowly—Failure to Turn Back, Alaska, Mount McKinley, Messner Couloir
DEHYDRATION–EXHAUSTION, MINOR FROSTBITE, CLIMBING TOO SLOWLY-FAILURE TO TURN BACK Alaska, Mount McKinley, Messner Couloir At 0500 on June 3, Jan Markup (27), ...
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2004
Dental-Laceration and Bicuspid Fracture, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
DENTAL-LACERATION AND BICUSPID FRACTURE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress On June 5th, RMI guide Brent Okita brought a 17-year-old client ...
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Accident Reports
2004
HACE, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
HACE Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress At 1115 on June 13, Frank Brettholle (51), a member of the “Beer Run” expedition, was found ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Inexperience—Party Separated and Unroped, Dehydration—Exhaustion, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
INEXPERIENCE–PARTY SEPARATED AND UNROPED, DEHYDRATION- EXHAUSTION Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Just before 0600 on the morning of June 8, Alexey ...
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2004
Abandonment—Creating a Hazard, Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress
ABANDONMENT–CREATING A HAZARD Alaska, Mount McKinley, West Buttress Joseph Klopack (51) and his 15-year-old son Joseph, Jr. checked into the ...
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2004
Fall on Rock—Rappel Technique, Arizona, Windy Point
FALL ON ROCK–RAPPEL TECHNIQUE Arizona, Windy Point On August 31, Joaquin Fox (38) was climbing with several other people in the ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock—Protection Failed, Inadequate Protection, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
FALL ON ROCK–PROTECTION FAILED, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On May 4, Cam McKenzie (26) and I, Scott Ring (25), ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, California, Yosemite Valley, Lower Cathedral Rock
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, NO HARD HAT California, Yosemite Valley, Lower Cathedral Rock On May 21, Chris Hampson (2 8) and Sibylle ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, California, Yosemite Valley, Manure Pile Buttress
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley, Manure Pile Buttress On May 23, Irene Appelbaum (41) and Ricardo Lagos (28) climbed the Nutcracker (five ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock—Inappropriate Descent Technique, Off Route, Exceeding Abilities, California, Yosemite National Park, Tenaya Canyon
FALL ON ROCK–INAPPROPRIATE DESCENT TECHNIQUE, OFF ROUTE, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Yosemite National Park, Tenaya Canyon On the morning of ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Rappel Anchor Failed, California, Yosemite National Park, Cathedral Peak
FALL ON ROCK, RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILED California, Yosemite National Park, Cathedral Peak On July 2, Aaron (28), Mark (48), Chad (28), and Brian (49) started ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Stranded—Off Route, Weather, Inadequate Clothing and Equipment, Exceeding Abilities, California, Tuolumne Meadows, Fairview Dome
STRANDED–OFF ROUTE, WEATHER, INADEQUATE CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES California, Tuolumne Meadows, Fairview Dome On July 27, Randy Popkin (46) and ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Weather, California, Tuolumne Meadows, Daff Dome
FALL ON ROCK, WEATHER California, Tuolumne Meadows, Daff Dome On July 29, Hope Wolf (28), an instructor for the Yosemite Mountaineering School, ...
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2004
Fall on Rock—Dislodged Rock, Off Route, Fatigue, California, Sierra Nevada, Clyde Minaret
FALL ON ROCK–DISLODGED ROCK, OFF ROUTE, FATIGUE California, Sierra Nevada, Clyde Minaret On Saturday, August 16th, Justin Schwartz of ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inexperience, California, Yosemite Valley, Sunnyside Bench, Jam Crack
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley, Sunnyside Bench, Jam Crack On September 11, Kristen Shive (26) was attempting ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Anchor, Inadequate Communication, California, Yosemite Valley, Ranger Rock
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE ANCHOR, INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION California, Yosemite Valley, Ranger Rock On the morning of September 11, E (25), N (27), and ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Dehydration—Inadequate Water, Weather, California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan
DEHYDRATION–INADEQUATE WATER, WEATHER California, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan On September 22, Mark Gunlogson (41) and I, Micha Miller (41), started up New ...
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2004
Fall on Ice—No Belay, California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Dana
FALL ON ICE–NO BELAY California, Sierra Nevada, Mount Dana On October 12, my wife, Ann (28) and I, Pedro Frigola (28), attempted ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection/Belay, California, Tahquitz Rock, The Step
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION/BELAY California, Tahquitz Rock, The Step On October 19, we believe that David Kellogg (32) and Kelly ...
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Accident Reports
2004
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, California, Temple Crag, Venusian Blind Arête
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED California, Temple Crag, Venusian Blind Arête Linnea Erickson (age 22) had told a ...
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Accident Reports
2004