American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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479 Records

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2004
Various Falls, Overdue, Lost, and Two Medical Emergiences, California, Mount Shasta
VARIOUS FALLS, OVERDUE, LOST, AND TWO MEDICAL EMERGENCIES California, Mount Shasta With above normal snowpack, climbing conditions remained fairly good ...
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2004
Falling Rock—Dislodged, Colorado, Boulder Creek Canyon
FALLING ROCK–DISLODGED Colorado, Boulder Creek Canyon On July 16, Emergency squads rescued a man who was pinned on the bank ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Protection Came Out, Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Cobb Rock
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION CAME OUT Colorado, Boulder Canyon, Cobb Rock A 20-year-old Air Force Academy cadet fell about 65 feet ...
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2004
Fall on Rock—Dislodged Rock, Weather, Colorado, Snowmass Mountain
FALL ON ROCK-DISLODGED ROCK, WEATHER Colorado, Snowmass Mountain They’d waited a year to take another stab at summiting Snowmass ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, Inexperienced, Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Calypso
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INEXPERIENCED Colorado, Eldorado Canyon State Park, Calypso On September 5, a climber (44) who was the third ...
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2004
Falling Rock—Dislodged, Colorado, McCurdy State Park, Blockbuster
FALLING ROCK–DISLODGED Colorado, McCurdy State Park, Blockbuster My partner was injured while climbing a route near “Blockbuster” on September 9. ...
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2004
Falling Rock, Poor Position, Montana, Beartooth Wilderness, Silver Run Peak
FALLING ROCK, POOR POSITION Montana, Beartooth Wilderness, Silver Run Peak On August 24, around 0600, my wife, Rebecca Hodgkin, and I left ...
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2004
Fall on Rock—Rappel Error, No Belay or Backup, Inexperience
On March 15, Russell Page (22) was participating in a rappel training exercise near one of the access gullies, west of the ...
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2004
Avalanche, New Hampshire, Canon Mountain, Black Dike
AVALANCHE New Hampshire, Canon Mountain, Black Dike Two climbers were up to attempt the Black Dike in the beginning of ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, New Hampshire, Saco Crag, Roadside Attraction
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION New Hampshire, Saco Crag, Roadside Attraction On Saturday, May 31, a first-season leader and his partner ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection, New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, Recompense
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION New Hampshire, Cathedral Ledge, Recompense In October, on the third pitch of Recompense, my partner, ...
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2004
Various Falls on Rock (17), Rappel Errors (5), Inadequate Belays (5), Inadequate Protection (5), Protection Pulled (2), Dislodged Rocks (2), New York, Shawangunks
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK (17), RAPPEL ERRORS (5), INADEQUATE BELAYS (5), INADEQUATE PROTECTION (5), PROTECTION PULLED (2), DISLODGED ROCKS (2) New York, Shawangunks There were 24 accidents ...
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2004
Stranded, Weather, Inadequate Equipment—No Stove, Oregon, Mount Hood, Reid Glacier Headwall
STRANDED, WEATHER, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT–NO STOVE Oregon, Mount Hood, Reid Glacier Headwall This incident involved a climbing team that was ...
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2004
Fall on Rock—Climber Lowered off End of Rope by Belayer, Oregon, Smith Rock State Park, Magic Light
FALL ON ROCK–CLIMBER LOWERED OFF END OF ROPE BY BELAYER Oregon, Smith Rock State Park, Magic Light On February 21, ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Party Separated, Oregon, North Sister
FALL ON ROCK, PARTY SEPARATED Oregon, North Sister Dr. Bruce Shively (55) slipped on the steep friable volcanic rock slopes below ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Oregon, Middle Sister
FALL ON ROCK, PARTY SEPARATED Oregon, Middle Sister On August 15, Trent Gabel (16) fell to his death, most likely from dislodging ...
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2004
Falling Rocks, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Storm Mountain
FALLING ROCKS Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Storm Mountain On February 17th, Kris (27) was hit by spontaneous rockfall while practicing solo ...
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2004
Fall on Snow—Unable to Self-Arrest During Voluntary Glissade, Poor Position, Weather, Washington, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount Ruth
FALL ON SNOW–UNABLE TO SELF–ARREST DURING VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, POOR POSITION, WEATHER Washington, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount Ruth ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Fatigue, Inadequate Protection, Washington, Cascades, Chimney Rock
FALL ON ROCK, FATIGUE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Washington, Cascades, Chimney Rock On July 6, on the sixth pitch of the East Face ...
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2004
Fall on Rock—Rappel Error (No Back-Up), and Dislodged Rocks
On September 22, William Tharpe (28) died in a rappelling accident on Snow Creek Wall near Leavenworth, Washington. Tharpe and his partner, ...
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2004
Various Incidents and Some Data, Washington, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount Rainier
VARIOUS INCIDENTS AND SOME DATA Washington, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount Rainier There were 9,714 climbers registered in 2003, a relatively light ...
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2004
Falling Rock, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
FALLING ROCK Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton Around 1900 on July 15, 2002, Teton County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) received a 911 ...
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2004
Rappel Failure/Error—No Back-Up Belay and No Knots on Ends of Ropes, Wyoming, Devils Tower National Monument
RAPPEL FAILURE/ERROR–NO BACK-UP BELAY AND NO KNOTS ON ENDS OF ROPES Wyoming, Devils Tower National Monument On May 17, ...
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2004
Lightning, Poor Position—Late Start, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
LIGHTNING, POOR POSITION-LATE START Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton On July 26 at 1535, lightning struck and fatally injured Erica ...
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2004
HAPE/HACE, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
HAPE/HACE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton On August 8 about 0400, Ranger McPherson contacted Rangers Holm, Larson, and Montopoli ...
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2004
Fall on Rock, Weather, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
FALL ON ROCK, WEATHER Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton On August 31 at 1855, Exum Guide Jim Williams called via ...
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2004
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I
 Number of Total      Accidents Reported Persons Involved Injured Fatalities   USA CAN USA CAN USA CAN USA CAN  1951 15  22  11  3   1952 31  35  17  13   1953 24  27  12  12   1954 31  41  31  8   1955 34  39  28  6   1956 46  72  54  13   1957 45  53  28  18   1958 32  39  23  11   1959 42 2 56 2 31 0 19 2  1960 47 4 64 12 37 8 19 4  1961 49 9 61 14 45 10 14 4  1962 71 1 90 1 64 0 19 1  1963 68 11 79 12 47 10 19 2  1964 53 11 65 16 44 10 14 3  1965 72 0 90 0 59 0 21 0  1966 67 7 80 9 52 6 16 3  1967 74 10 110 14 63 7 33 5  1968 70 13 87 19 43 12 27 5  1969 94 11 125 17 66 9 29 2  1970 129 11 174 11 88 5 15 5  1971 110 17 138 29 76 11 31 7  1972 141 29 184 42 98 17 49 13  1973 108 6 131 6 85 4 36 2  1974 96 7 177 50 75 1 26 5  1975 78 7 158 22 66 8 19 2  1976 137 16 303 31 210 9 53 6  1977 121 30 277 49 106 21 32 11  1978 118 17 221 19 85 6 42 10  1979 100 36 137 54 83 17 40 19  1980 191 29 295 85 124 26 33 8  1981 97 43 223 119 80 39 39 6  1982 140 48 305 126 120 43 24 14  1983 187 29 442 76 169 26 37 7  1984 182 26 459 63 174 15 26 6  1985 195 27 403 62 190 22 17 3  1986 203 31 406 80 182 25 37 14  1987 192 25 377 79 140 23 32 9   Number of Accidents ...
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Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
 1951-2002 2003  Geographical Districts Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada Alberta 468 130 998 22 4 26  British ...
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Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
1951-02 1959-02 2003 2003   USA CAN. USA CAN.  Terrain      Rock 4053 490 88 13  Snow 2262 339 27 2  Ice 228 133 3 13  River 14 3 0 0  Unknown 22 8 0 1  Ascent or Descent      Ascent 2657 533 78 22  Descent 2112 347 40 5  Unknown 247 8 0 2  Other N....
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